Your adventure aboard the MS Explorer of the Seas begins right here as you learn about the enchanting beauty of her many restaurants, bars, clubs, shops, sports activities, relaxation areas, destinations and much more. Since 2000 she has been giving pleasure to passengers from all over the world, taking them to exciting locations across the Caribbean, Central America and North America (including the East Coast of the United States). Part of the Voyager Class of ships operated by Royal Caribbean International, she was built in Turku in Finland like the others in the class and includes a unique laboratory for the study of oceanography used by the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of Miami in the United States.
Only the best and delicious meals on board the Explorer of the Seas
On board the MS Explorer of the Seas you should go ahead and “explore” the different places to eat and indeed it will be quite the adventure as there is so much to choose from. No matter what kind of diner you are whether you prefer it more casual, eat only meat or like vegetarian and healthy options, everyone has been accounted for. To begin with the Main Dining Room forms the self-explanatory main dining area where you can sit down and eat at any meal of the day and choose from delicious multi course menus. However for a more casual atmosphere you should go to the Windjammer Café where there is a wide selection of food from all over the world, including appetising pasta, soups, meat dishes, sandwiches and food made to your specifications too. Jade Sushi is a brilliant place to try out delicious sushi and other Asian dishes including fusion dishes for a more healthy diet. Make sure you visit Portofino where you can sample the delights of fine Italian dining and have an excuse to dress up smartly. There is a small charge for the Portofino dining experience but this is a small price to pay for the amount of pleasure it gives to each and every guest who comes to visit.
Explorer of the Seas and her world class entertainment
Go the extra mile and explore any number of activities available to you aboard the MS Explorer of the Seas. There are many complimentary activities to so do not miss out! Come try out the climbing wall which reaches 40 feet into the sky above deck and gives a brilliant chance to escape the hubbub below into an exhilarating yet peaceful view of the sea. For an activity that’s fun for the entire family try out the ice skating rink or the mini golf course. However for activities just for the kids, there are various activities which they can partake in such as Royal Babies® and Royal Tots® sessions (ages 6 months to 3 years) where they can learn as well as play under supervision. Then for older teens there are areas dedicated solely for their leisure where they can hang out, play video games and have their own discos. For an absolutely unforgettable night go down to the various bars and clubs which include themed bars and pubs for a night spent how you want it whether it be a relaxed pub session or a fun night of dancing. Try the Casino Royale® which stretches as far as the eye can see with endless slot machines and various games tables where you can play different card games. For a choice of different relaxing and other beauty treatments go to the VitalitySM Spa including facials, massages, Botox and acupuncture as well as special treatments just for men and teenagers.
Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas is part of the cruise line’s Voyager Class. She is a staggering 310.9 metres long and 48 metres wide. As for guests, she can comfortably fit an impressive 3114 passengers!
Thrill seekers will be in heaven aboard Explorer of the Seas. Enjoy a spot of rock climbing on top deck and feel like you are climbing right into the sky. Or book yourself in for an ice-skating lesson and then spend a well-deserved afternoon of relaxation by one of the ship’s ten pools and whirlpools. Other sports options include an ice-skating rink, a mini-golf course, a basketball court and jogging and In-line skating tracks. For the young’uns there are kids’ pools as well as a complimentary Adventure Ocean Youth Program, a Royal Babies and a Royal Tots program, and teen lounge areas and discos.
Some of the cabins aboard Explorer of the Seas offer inward-facing views onto the famous Promenade. These cabins are great for those who want to look out onto the action and see what everyone is up to. Balcony cabins are a more relaxed alternative. The luxury suites are also especially serene and elegant.
The aforementioned Royal Promenade is the heart of Explorer of the Seas. Full of cafes, diners and shops, it resembles an all-American shopping mall. A good place to while away a few hours! Stroll along the Promenade with a milkshake or an ice cream and pretend you are in a movie.