Allure of the Seas

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Allure of the seas came into service for royal Caribbean in 2010, After a christening ceremony that took place on November 28, with DreamWorks animated character princess Fiona acting as godmother.

The ship was built at the Perno shipyard in Finland at a cost of $1.2 billion and at the time of writing this article is the largest passenger ship ever built.
On board the ship there are four cabin types to choose from these are interior, outside, balcony and suites each type has a good choice of options, for instance if you were opting for a suite there are ten different styles to choose from, balcony cabins have 6 options to choose from, whilst interior and outside cabins have 3 different styles each.

For entertainment allure of the seas does not disappoint, there is plenty to see and do for the entire family, the ship is equipped with all the traditional activities you would expect to find on a modern ship plus plenty of innovative things to do that can only be found on royal Caribbean ships, fancy some surfing and  riding the waves then you can allure of the seas has not one but two Flowriders, the vessel has a real park knows as central park complete with real plants and trees and surrounded by restaurants, bars, and shops. towards the stern of the ship on deck six there is the open air boardwalk with plenty of casual dining venues an ice cream parlour and even a fairground carousel, there are two 43 foot high rock climbing walls each with multiple climbing routes, other activities include miniature golf, a water park, zip line, Aquatheater, 3d movie theatre, internet centre, an ice skating rink and the DreamWorks experience where you can  meet popular DreamWorks characters like Shrek, Fiona and kung fu panda, These characters will interact with  kids in fun activities such as story time, dance parties and meet and greet mealtimes.




Onboard Entertainment and Facilities


Pools tick-icon whirlpools tick-icon
Flowrider  tick-icon  Rock wall  tick-icon 
Restaurants & Bars  tick-icon  Shops  tick-icon 
Fast Food  tick-icon  Room Service  tick-icon 
Nightclub or Disco  tick-icon  Lounge  tick-icon 
Theater  tick-icon Cafe's  tick-icon
Casino  tick-icon  Piano Bar  tick-icon 
Pursers desk  tick-icon  Excursion desk  tick-icon 
Library  tick-icon  Photo shop  tick-icon 
Card room  tick-icon  Medical room  tick-icon 
Laundry room  tick-icon Sauna/steam room  tick-icon
Gym  tick-icon Childrens activity clubs  tick-icon
Babysitting service  tick-icon Video games room  tick-icon
Sports facilities  tick-icon Outdoor movie theater  tick-icon



Ship Specifications

  • Size: Huge
  • Length: 1,187 feet
  • Beam: 215 feet
  • Speed: 22.6 knots
  • Tonnage: 225,282
  • Decks: 16
  • Crew: 2,384
  • Passengers: 6,318
  • Maiden Voyage: 5 December 2010
  • Christened: 28 November 2010
  • Godmother: Princess Fiona


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