With more cruise ships offering shorter and more frequent escapes in 2022-2023, the cruise line provides vacationers with the flexibility they need without sacrificing the adventure they crave.
Guests can make the most of a long weekend away or a midweek break on one of eight innovative ships, departing from five ports across Florida and Texas, sailing 17 distinct itineraries. The convenient three to five night cruise vacations combine unparalleled onboard experiences with culturally rich destinations perfect for any type of traveler.
Royal Caribbean’s 2022-2023 seasonal and year-round short Caribbean cruises opened for bookings today on eight cruise ships.
Highlights of the shorter Caribbean cruises include:
On the heels of a $116 million amplification in 2020, Freedom of the Seas will sail three and four night cruises from Miami to Nassau and top-rated Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas.
Independence of the Seas will continue to sail three and four night cruises from Orlando’s Port Canaveral to The Bahamas, with full-day visits in Nassau and Perfect Day at CocoCay.
Liberty of the Seas will take a turn in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to sail alternating three and four night winter cruises to The Bahamas, including Perfect Day at CocoCay and Grand Bahama Island – a new destination for the cruise ship.
Mariner of the Seas, the cruise ship that first revolutionized the short Caribbean getaway with amplified experiences, will continue sailing from Port Canaveral through the winter, now with southbound four and five night voyages to the western Caribbean and Perfect Day at CocoCay.
Brilliance of the Seas will set sail from Venice (Ravenna), Italy to settle in Tampa, Florida for the winter season. The cruise ship will embark on a mix of four and five night Western Caribbean itineraries, offering select four night sailings to Nassau and Key West, Florida.
Tampa favorite Rhapsody of the Seas will sail four and five night sailings to Cozumel, Mexico and George Town, Grand Cayman in the spring and early fall. In the heart of summer, vacationers can opt for seven night adventures visiting Roatan, Honduras; Belize City, Belize; Cozumel and Costa Maya, Mexico.
Following a summer in the Big Apple, Adventure of the Seas will return to Galveston for the winter season to sail four and five night Western Caribbean itineraries to Cozumel and Costa Maya.
Grandeur of the Seas will set its sights on Galveston for the summer in 2022, following the ship’s first winter season cruising from Barbados. The four and five night itineraries from the Lonestar State will visit the picturesque shores of Costa Maya and Cozumel.
Royal Caribbean’s game-changing private destination in The Bahamas. The island features Thrill Waterpark with 13 jaw-dropping slides, like the tallest waterslide in North America; the Caribbean’s largest freshwater pool; and Up, Up & Away, the helium balloon that floats up to 450 feet in the air.
Cruisers can enjoy The Bahamas’ first floating cabanas at the destination’s Coco Beach Club, which includes a beachside dining experience, infinity pool and private cabanas.