Brilliance of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas

This Radiance Class ship from Royal Caribbean combines innovative design with modern amenities in order to deliver the perfect cruise experience.

Cruises on board the Brilliance of the Seas

The Brilliance of the Seas was launched by Royal Caribbean in 2002 and refurbished in 2013. The Brillance of the Seas is a part of Royal Caribbean's Radiance Class. With the capacity for 2,142guests and 848 crew, it’s an expansive ship with all of the modern luxuries that you would expect from a Royal Caribbean ship.

One of the many highlights on Brilliance of the Seas is the Vitality Spa where you can relax and unwind, while choosing from over 100 different spa treatments. There are also 3 pools on board, including the Solarium which is an adult only retreat. There are also 3 whirlpools to enjoy with friends and family.

Dining options on board the Brilliance of the Seas include the impressive main dining area along with other complimentary options like the Windjammer Café, Park Café, the pizzeria and room service. If you’re looking for something a little different then one of the specialty restaurants like the Chops Grille Steakhouse, Izumi Asian-fusion and Giovanni’s Table Italian are sure to have something to whet your appetite.


  • Ship length
    293 m
  • Passengers
  • Decks
  • Launched

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Decks and Cabins

Brilliance of the Seas deck plan

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Brilliance of the Seas Deck 13

Brilliance of the Seas cabins

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Deck Location : Deck 3, 3, 7, 7
Occupancy : 4
  • Refrigerator
  • Television, radio, telephone
  • Private bathroom with shower and hair dryer
  • Vanity area
  • Wardrobe
Cabin size : 16 m²

Brilliance of the Seas cabins

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Ship Information


The variety of cabin types on board Brilliance of the Seas will leave you indecisive of which to choose. Offering Inside, Outside, Balcony cabins and a different range of Suites, you’re bound to feel at home no matter which comfortable and tastefully decorated cabin you choose. Brilliance of the Seas is equipped with fifteen wheelchair accessible staterooms.

Dining Information

You can look forward to a great selection of culinary pleasures on board the Brilliance of the Seas. Dine alfresco in the Seaview Café, enjoy mouth watering food at Chops Grille Restaurant or indulge in Italian specialties in Giovanni's Table Restaurant. Experience exquisite food made right before your eyes with the 'Chef's Table' intimate dining experience while guests with a sweet tooth will love a visit to the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream parlour. Along with top class restaurants Brilliance of the Seas offers a range of different bars for you to choose from, with Royal Caribbean's wine bar 'Vintages', wine lovers can indulge in many different wines or if you prefer 'R Bar' offers a sophisticated 1960s vibe, with signature cocktails, iconic furnishing and more.


An extensive entertainment programme will guarantee that you will not have a dual moment while aboard this ship. The theatre stretches across two floors and hosts spectacular Broadway style shows. Watch a amazing newly released films in the cinema, try your luck in the casino or play a round of pool at The Colony Club. For the football fans there is a Scoreboard Sports bar to keep up to date with the newest scores and matches.


Brilliance of the Seas has extensive range of activities on board, with complimentary Adventure Ocean youth programme and Royal Tots programme your children won't have a dual moment on board and for those older teens there is a teen lounge and a teen disco open their doors to guests looking for a good time each evening. For family fun activities there is no shortage in choice with a rock climbing wall, mini-golf course, video game arcade & more your days on board are packed full of fun and excitement.

Wellness and Fitness

A incredible wellness and fitness area is available to you on board the Brilliance of the Seas. After working out in the state of art fitness center offering a range of classes, you can look forward to a relaxing treatment in the modern Day Spa offering an extensive treatment programme and a thermal suite or enjoy a relaxing day by the poolside were there is a outdoor movie screen for your entertainment, with three pools including the Solarium even your choices on where to relax are endless.


Shopping enthusiasts have many shops to explore on board this ship. You will find everything you need duty-free, including cosmetics, jewellery, souvenirs or something from the general store.

Ship Details

  • In service since: 2002
  • Length: 293 m
  • Tonnage: 90.090 BRT
  • Speed: 25 knots
  • Number of decks: 12
  • Passengers: 2543
  • Crew: 848
  • Currency on board: US Dollar

Royal Caribbean Fleet

Second in line in the Royal Caribbean’s Radiance class of ships, the Brilliance of the Seas will amaze and rejuvenate guests with its intimated and luxurious on board atmosphere. A mid- range ship, the Brilliance of the Seas encompasses everything that epitomizes the new charm and finesse of the Royal Caribbean fleet yet is a more compact vessel, perfect for couples and families alike to spend a romantic yet equally fun filled holiday. Pack your case, follow the sun and set sail with the Brilliance of the Seas, stopping in places as diverse as Alaska, Canada and the Caribbean. Let the breeze stir your soul from the promenade deck, get inspired by the breath taking design and engineering feats on board, sample a gastronomic sensation and allow your every beck and call to be served with politeness and speed. Stretching over 15 decks, weighing in at a massive 90,000 tons yet only accepting a total of 2142 passengers the Brilliance of the Seas is truly a brilliant vessel with space for you to relax, recharge your batteries as well as have a fun time in.

Brilliance of the Seas – Embrace the sea!

As guests first set foot on board the Brilliance of the Seas they will immediately be taken back by the cruise ships pure radiance. Take a deep breath, relax and begin to enjoy your cruising experience as soon as you enter the grand Atrium. Set over a staggering nine floors, the Atrium is a conglomeration of the years of passion and expertise that the engineers and architects have gained throughout their illustrious careers designing Royal Caribbean ships. Beautiful flowing patterns and light color schemes, bright spaces, stylish seating areas and a marvelous central feature creates the perfect environment to settle guests into the rhythm of a truly special cruise. Wonderful sea views both in the Atrium and from the elegant glass staircase allows the feeling of being at sea to never be that far away. Therefore if you want to cruise the waves and fell the essence of the ocean even from the interior then the Brilliance of the Seas is the perfect choice for you!

Brilliance of the Seas – Top class restaurants

Well presented, wholesome meals served up in an elegant room, the main dining area, the Minstrel Dining Room is set off by the impressive mural painted with mistrels reminding guests of past days of banquets and feats, filled with joyful music and merry songs. Spi8lt between two levels, with an impressive view of the ships wake sea farers are guaranteed to enjoy a pleasant meal within a buzzing ambience. The meals on offer are varied and each course has a number on dishes to choose from, whether your vegartarian or a meat eater there is always a dish sure to delight the taste buds. Pasta, salmon and chicken dishes are bound to fill a hole and the chefs continuously adapt the menu with for healthy conscious diners wishing to not pile on the pounds. The Windjammer Café on board the cruise is the main spot for a cruise classic: the buffet style meal. Open at breakfast, lunch, afternoon bits and informal dining the buffet cart dishes out a whole range of well-cooked classics, such as pizza, pasta, burgers, salads and spicy curries and Asian specialities. Without a doubt the service team on board the Brilliance of the Seas are always friendly, obliging and ready to fulfill your wishes as best as possible. Got any more questions or you want to book a cruise on the Brilliance of the Seas then all you have to do is get in touch with a cruise advisor at CrusieAway.