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Rhapsody Of The Seas - Royal Caribbean

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Rhapsody Of The Seas itinerary and upcoming sailing dates
Feb 22, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $2565
Feb 29, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $2719
Mar 7, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $3089
Mar 14, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $3008
Mar 21, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $2279
Mar 28, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $2760
Apr 4, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $2763
Apr 11, 2020 Western Caribbean, 7 nights from $3177
Apr 18, 2020 Transatlantic, 14 nights from $3674
May 2, 2020 Italy and Adriatic, 7 nights from $3134
May 9, 2020 Greece and Croatia, 7 nights from $5341
May 16, 2020 Greek Isles, 7 nights from $5076
May 23, 2020 Greece and Croatia, 7 nights from $5068
May 30, 2020 Greek Isles, 7 nights from $3889
Jun 6, 2020 Greece and Croatia, 7 nights from $3802
Jun 13, 2020 Greek Isles, 7 nights from $3747
Jun 20, 2020 Greece and Croatia, 7 nights from $3700
Jun 27, 2020 Greek Isles, 7 nights from $3904
Jul 4, 2020 Greece and Croatia, 7 nights from $3856
Jul 11, 2020 Greek Isles, 6 nights from $2683
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Rhapsody Of The Seas Overview

Launched in 1997, Rhapsody of the Seas isn't the biggest or the newest cruise ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, but she promises a comfortable, relaxed, memorable holiday at sea. This firm favourite has been entertaining passengers for many years, with exciting itineraries taking her all around the world, from the Greek Isles to South America and beyond.

Specs: Rhapsody of the Seas at a glance
The Rhapsody of the Seas is a medium sized vessel, measuring 915 feet in length, weighing 78,878 tonnes and spanning 11 decks. She can accommodate 1,998 passengers and 765 crew members. Her cruise speed is 22 knots.

Inside Rhapsody of the Seas
Regular refurbishments have seen Rhapsody of the Seas retain her original charm without becoming tired or run down. Interiors are frequently updated and the ship has been retrofitted with all the latest technologies that make cruising even more enjoyable, such as WiFi and digital signage. During her 2012 refurbishment all cabins received a slick makeover, charming new dining venues were installed and an outdoor movie screen was added by the pool.

Entertainment: things to do on board Rhapsody of the Seas
There's plenty to keep you entertained during sea days on the Rhapsody of the Seas, from fast-paced fun such as the rock climbing wall to gentle relaxation like browsing the art gallery or reading a book in the library.

Where the ship really shines is in her organised activities. The crew do a fantastic job at encouraging passenger participation, whether it be in a card game, trivia quiz, bingo tournament, enrichment class or seminar. All of these activities offer the opportunity to get to know your fellow cruisers in a fun, relaxed setting.

As night falls, entertainment tends to centre around the bars, clubs and lounges. Be sure to catch a production show at the Broadway Melodies Show Lounge, try your luck at the Casino Royale and sample a classic martini at R Bar.

Food: Rhapsody of the Seas restaurants
The food on board Rhapsody of the Seas is nothing short of excellent, with a range of dining venues and menu options to ensure everyone's tastes are well looked after. The Edelweiss main dining room includes a low calorie 'Vitality' menu and also offers a selection of vegetarian options, setting the theme for food across the ship: choice, choice and more choice!

Whether you prefer buffet style fare or fine dining, you can expect a wide variety of delicious meals, from family favourites to gourmet dishes. For a truly memorable culinary experience, reserve a table at one of the lovely specialty restaurants - the meals served here rival some of the best eateries on land.

Destinations: Rhapsody of the Seas itineraries
The Rhapsody of the Seas is renowned for her rich and varied schedule. She has spent many years sailing all over the globe, having called in at ports in the United States, South America, Asia, Australia and many, many more exciting destinations.

Currently she spends the majority of her time exploring the Greek Isles and South America, offering a variety of wonderful shore excursions, such as a food walking tour in Athens and visits to world famous football stadiums in Buenos Aires

Cabins on board the Rhapsody of the Seas

The Rhapsody of the Seas is home to 1,020 cabins, all of which are comfortable, well-designed and serve as a relaxing retreat from the bustling public areas. Of these, nearly 80 per cent have a picture window or a balcony, so there's a high chance you'll enjoy stunning ocean views.

Rooms start at small, modest interiors and go up to spacious suites, so no matter what your budget and preference you're bound to find accommodation to suit your needs. All staterooms are equipped with modern amenities such as a flatscreen television, phones, hairdryers and safes. They also come with a private bathroom and ample storage space.

On the upper end of the accommodation spectrum, suites come with extra special touches like separate living areas, generous bathtubs and iPads. Suite guests also enjoy perks such as priority check-in and exclusive access to the Concierge Lounge.

Food and Dining

Dining included in your Rhapsody of the Seas ticket:
  • Edelweiss: main dining room
  • Windjammer Cafe: buffet style dining
  • Park Cafe in the Solarium: light meals and sandwiches
  • Cafe Latte-tudes: pastries and cakes
  • Room service

Specialty dining (not included in your cruise fare):
  • Chops Grille: steak and seafood
  • Giovanni's Table: Italian cuisine
  • Izumi: Asian-fusion
  • Chef's Table: exclusive dining with the executive chef
  • Ben and Jerry's ice cream
  • Specialty coffees in Cafe Latte-tudes


Daytime activities on board the Rhapsody of the Seas
The friendly crew go the extra mile to make sure everyone is having a wonderful time on board the Rhapsody of the Seas. They organise a range of scheduled activities every day, from wine tastings to sports tournaments. You can find out what's happening by checking the Cruise Compass daily newsletter or asking one of the approachable staff.

There are also plenty of opportunities for you to enjoy some quiet downtime, such as relaxing by the pool, browsing the boutique shops or reading a book in the library.

Rhapsody of the Seas pools, spas and fitness facilities
Located on deck 9, the main pool area includes several whirlpools, plenty of deck space and a giant movie screen. It's family friendly and a great place for your little ones to have fun. If you're travelling without children, you might prefer the quiet pool in the Solarium, an adults-only retreat. This pool is also covered, making it a great spot rain or shine.

For ultimate relaxation, head to the Vitality Day Spa. Spread across two decks, this large venue is home to several treatment rooms and is operated by Steiner. With treatments such as massages, facials and manicures, a few hours here will leave you feeling pampered and indulged.

If keeping fit is important to you at sea, you'll find a range of cardio machines and free weights at the fitness centre. There's also a running track and a rock-climbing wall if you're in the mood for something a little more adventurous.

Evening entertainment: Rhapsody of the Seas nightlife
Once the sun goes down, life on board the Rhapsody of the Seas is centred around live entertainment, music, dancing and socialising. There are several bars and lounges, each offering a selection of fine wines, beers, premium spirits and non-alcoholic beverages.

Whatever you do, don't miss an opportunity to watch a production show at the Broadway Melodies Show Lounge. This spectacular venue is also home to live music, dancing and specialty acts - be sure to check the Cruise Compass newsletter for a performance schedule.

Other popular spots for nightlife include the Shall We Dance lounge, featuring - you guessed it - opportunities to show off your dance moves and R Bar, a classy cocktail bar serving the best classic martinis at sea.

Family fun on Rhapsody of the Seas
Families of all sizes are more than welcome on board the Rhapsody of the Seas. The Adventure Ocean Youth Program caters for children, tweens and teens, keeping them well entertained while you enjoy a much needed break.

Younger children are organised into three groups: Aquanauts for ages 3 to 5, Explorers for ages 6 to 8 and Voyagers for ages 9 to 11. Experienced youth staff oversee fun activities such as arts and crafts and age-appropriate games.

Older children tend to be more self-sufficient and will likely be found in the teen centre, a space for those aged 12 to 17 to socialise, play video games, watch movies and more.

There is also a facility for kids under the age of 3. The Royal Babies and Tots nursery offers babysitting services for a small fee, as well as space for parents to read their little ones stories and other low-key activities. Please note that babies must be at least six months old to travel on Royal Caribbean (12 months for transatlantic voyages).

I have enjoyed visiting as much of the world as possible over the years. Europe and the Mediterranean are personal favourites, but there is so much to see very close to our little Australasian corner of the globe- one of my top travel experiences was snorkeling with tropical fish and turtles in New Caledonia! Cruising is a fantastic way to see it all, and we hope to make booking a cruise easier for both first-timers and old salts. From ship tips to destination news and views, we will keep you up-to-date. Happy cruising!

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Balcony Stateroom - Guarantee

Guarantee - Balcony Stateroom means that you are guaranteed an Balcony Stateroom. Category, location, and stateroom number to be advised before boarding.

  • Superior Balcony Staterooms feature Two twin beds (can convert into queen-size)
  • Private balcony
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • A private ensuite
  • Also includes refrigerator, vanity area, hair-dryer, TV, phone, safe, computer jack, vanity table with an extendable working surface for laptop computers and 110/220 electrical outlets.
  • Approximate cabin size 191 sq. ft., balcony 41 sq. ft
  • Please note: Staterooms 7150 & 7650 have obstructed views.



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Activites and Adventure

Activities and Adventure on Rhapsody

There is plenty of Activites and Adventure to participate in onboard, or just relax and do nothing

  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Video Game Arcade
  • Table Tennis
  • Game Shows
  • Dance Classes
  • Mini Golf
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Duty-free shops onboard featuring name brand jewellery, perfumes, clothing and more