Independence of the Seas

Independence of the Seas ®

Innovations on board will WOW you

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POOLS & WHIRLPOOLS

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SPA TREATMENTS

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CREW TO SERVE YOU

Phenomenal experiences await you on board Independence of the Seas, a ship filled with innovative activities and thrilling entertainment options. 15 decks of pure entertainment, personalized service where your very need is anticipated, great dining and fabulous shows just for you. Inducted into the Royal Caribbean fleet in 2008, the Independence of the Seas is a popular ship with a host of activities for the active guest and if relaxation and rejuvenation is your choice then the serene Vitality Spa is the place for you. With the FlowRider surf simulator, the rock climbing wall, exclusive sports pool, the fun filled H2O Water Park and many more action filled venues on board there will never be a moment of boredom. Evenings are spent dining on great food, tapping your feet to the lively live band and dancing under the stars on deck. All this and much more on Independence of the Seas!

Ship Stats

Tonnage   160,000
Length   1112 ft
Max Beam   183.4 ft
Guest Capacity   3648
Cruising Speed   21.6 knots
Inaugural date   April 2008
Last Refurbished   May 2018

Independence of the Seas is Now Amped Up

SKY PAD
The first-ever virtual reality, bungee trampoline is a new thrill and soon-to-be favorite amongst adventure seekers of all ages.
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BATTLE FOR PLANET Z
An epic glow-in-the-dark laser tag battle for control of the last planet
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THE PERFECT STORM
Duo of high speed racer waterslides, three stories high
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SPLASHAWAY BAY
An aquatic adventure with bigger, better and bolder waterslides,
water cannons, fountains, pools, whirlpools and a drench bucket
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INDEPENDENCE DUNES
Mini golf with brand new greens and epic ocean views
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PLAYMAKERS SPORTS BAR & ARCADE
Countless oversized TVs make this a go-to spot to watch the biggest
live sporting events over ice-cold beers, wings, sliders and more
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FISH & SHIPS
A seaside seafood spot where a basket of freshly battered cod and
crispy hand cut chips is an art form
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IZUMI HIBACHI & SUSHI
New to Independence and the largest Izumi in the fleet
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SUGAR BEACH
Stocked with nearly every candy under the sun, this sweet spot will
satisfy any sweet tooth
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Ship Highlights


REST & RELAXATION

Rest and Relaxation on Independence of the Seas
  • VitalitySM Spa with extensive treatments including medi-spa and acupuncture
  • 4 pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat
  • 6 whirlpools, two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center, with classes including yoga and tai chi
  • Library and Card Room
  • Poolside, outdoor movie screen

ACTION & ADVENTURE

Action and Adventure on Independence of the Seas
  • FlowRider surf simulator
  • Rock-climbing wall
  • Ice-skating rink
  • Mini-golf course
  • Full-sized basketball court
  • Full-sized boxing ring

DINING OPTIONS

Dining Options on Independence of the Seas
  • Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary Windjammer Cafe, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Sorrento's Pizza,
    Cafe Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks, and room service
  • Specialty restaurants Chops Grille steakhouse and Portofino Italian restaurant,.
    Low cover charge applies
  • Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream
  • The Cupcake Cupboard, serving 30 types of cupcakes
  • Giovanni's Table Italian restaurant

ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING

Entertainment and Shopping on Independence of the Seas
  • Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theater
  • Complimentary ice-skating shows
  • Vegas-style Casino Royale with 273 slots and 13 tables
  • 22 bars, clubs, and lounges that never have a cover, including Boleros Latin-themed lounge,
    Dog & Badger English Pub, and Vintages wine bar
  • A variety of branded, duty-free shopping on the Royal Promenade including jewelry,
    apparel and perfume

KIDS & FAMILIES

Kids and Families on Independence of the Seas
  • Complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Program
  • Royal Babies & Royal Tots program and Nursery
  • Teen lounge areas and disco
  • H2O Zone kids water park
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