Royal Caribbean

Independence of the Seas

The new Independence of the Seas® is overflowing with bolder ways to fill your time between islands. Now you’ll never run out of things to do or places to treat your taste buds. Gear up for a glow-in-the-dark laser tag faceoff in Battle for Planet Z. Catch a wave on the FlowRider® surf simulator and race down The Perfect Storm dueling waterslides. Indulge your sweet tooth at Sugar Beach or feast on made-to-order rolls at Izumi Hibachi & Sushi.

On-board sports activities include: FlowRider Surf Simulator, Rock-Climbing Wall, Laser Tag: Battle for Planet Z, Sky Pad, Escape Room: The Obervatorium, Mini-Golf Course and Full-sized Basketball Court. Dining options include: Main Dining Room with complimentary multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. More complimentary options including Windjammer Café, Sorrento’s Pizza, Café Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks and room service. Specialty restaurants include Chops Grille Steakhouse, Izumi, Chef’s Table or Giovanni’s Table Italian Restaurant, where for one low cover charge you can choose any items off the menu from appetizer to dessert.

On-Board Dining

A culinary destination loaded with an array of delicious food for every meal and snack time—all with spectacular views and a comfortable, casual atmosphere. Browse multiple buffets and serving stations featuring pastas, omelets made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

For an authentic New York pizzeria experience, head to Sorrento’s for fully-loaded pies right out of the oven. Sample rotating creations from chorizo to Hawaiian to Pizza Florentine—with classic cheese and pepperoni always on call.

Pick a table with a view at Café Promenade, serving Seattle’s Best Coffee®, snacks, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and into the night—so you can enjoy the action when you please.

Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and extraordinary personal service from a dedicated wait staff. The main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Join us for lunch on sea days in the Main Dining Room. This venue serves world-class cuisine in 30 minutes or less by offering international fare, daily chef specials along with a Tutti Salad station.

IZUMI (Additional Cost Apply)
From sushi to sashimi, Izumi offers guests an exotic Asian-inspired dining experience. You’ll enjoy a wide variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation.

JOHNNY ROCKETS® (Additional Cost Apply)
Get the family together for good old-fashioned hamburgers and fries at Johnny Rockets®—complete with authentic 1950s décor, a menu filled with all-American favorites.

GIOVANNI’S TABLE (Additional Cost Apply)
Rustic Italian dishes are served with contemporary flair at Giovanni’s Table, a Royal Caribbean® favorite offering indoor and al fresco seating. This casual trattoria serves up a seemingly endless selection of Italian classics, like Gnocchi Al Gorgonzola, Melanzane alla Parmigiana, Risotto, Bolognese and much more. From the mouth-watering fresh pastas to the carefully braised meats and stews, you can tour all of Italy without ever leaving the ship.

CHOPS GRILLE (Additional Cost Apply)
Royal Caribbean’s popular signature steakhouse, featuring grade-A premium cuts of steak cooked to your specifications—plus fresh seafood, hearty side dishes and signature desserts in an upscale, contemporary setting. 

SUGAR BEACH (Additional Cost Apply)
Treat your sweet tooth to every candy under the sun — plus a few sugarcoated surprises. Sugar Beach℠ is stocked to max candy capacity with all your favorite confections.

Ports of Call

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
People have been flocking to Fort Lauderdale’s beaches for decades and with good reason. Fort Lauderdale Beach is a two-mile strip of beautiful beach featuring the recently renovated Promenade, which offers all sorts of bars, restaurants and shops. South Florida’s warm climate and sparkling waters make it a magnet for water sport enthusiasts. From the beaches and recreational waterways, to the lively arts and cultural scene, Fort Lauderdale has become a world-class destination.

Labadee, Haiti
Nestled on the northern coast of Haiti, Labadee is the ultimate private destination for cruise vacationers – and Royal Caribbean is the only cruise line that sails there. Adventure, exploration and relaxation are just the beginning of what Labadee has to offer. Looking to unleash adrenaline? Strap on a helmet and harness, and soar down 500 feet on the Dragon’s Breath Flight Line, the world’s longest zip line over water.

Falmouth, Jamaica
Situated on Jamaica’s North coast between Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Falmouth has something for all travelers. Visitors to Falmouth will experience spectacular adventures at Dunn’s River Falls, and Caribbean’s best-preserved rich local treasures of the Caribbean like the Good Hope Great House. You can also soak up some sun and relax on beautiful white-sand beaches.

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