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    Independence of the Seas
    Independence of the Seas
    Independence of the Seas

    Independence of the Seas®

    Where onboard innovations bring holidays to life


    Pools and Whirlpools


    Spa Treatments


    Crew to Serve You

    Meet Independence of the Seas®, a marvel of maritime engineering, packed with all the phenomenal onboard experiences you'd expect from our Freedom class of ships – including the FlowRider® surf simulator, a rock-climbing wall, ice-skating rink, cantilevered whirlpools, Royal Promenade, mini golf course and much more. Sit back and watch Broadway's smash hit, Grease the Musical. It's your most incredible holiday yet!

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    Ship Highlights


    • VitalitySM Spa with an extensive treatment menu including medi-spa treatments and acupuncture
    • Four pools including the Solarium, an adults-only retreat*
    • 6 whirlpools, two of them cantilevered whirlpools overlooking the ocean
    • State-of-the-art Fitness Centre, with classes including yoga and Tai chi
    • Library and Card Room
    • NEW
        Poolside, outdoor cinema screen
    • Concierge Club and Diamond Lounge**

    * During inclement weather and select hours, the ship may permit the Solarium Pool to be used by persons under the age of 16 provided they are directly supervised by a parent or guardian.

    **Concierge Club is reserved for Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Crown & Anchor Society members and select suite guests. Diamond Lounge available for Diamond and above tier-level members.


    • FlowRider® surf simulator
    • Rock-climbing wall
    • Ice-skating rink
    • Mini-golf course
    • Full-sized basketball court


    • Main Dining Room with complimentary, multi-course dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner
    • More complimentary options including Windjammer Café, Jade Sushi and Asian-fusion cuisine, Sorrento's Pizza, Café Promenade for coffee and pastries/snacks and room service*
    • Speciality restaurant Chops Grille steakhouse, where for one low-cover fee you can choose any items off the menu from starter to dessert*
    • Casual dining and snacks at Johnny Rockets and Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream*
    • NEW
        The Cupcake Cupboard, a vintage-style gourmet bakery with 30 types of cupcakes*
    • NEW
        Giovanni's Table Italian restaurant

    *After 27 March, select sailings will start offering our enhanced room service with exciting new dishes for a delivery charge of USD 7.95 per stateroom order. The continental breakfast remains complimentary and the delivery charge excludes Grand Suites and above.


    • Complimentary Adventure Ocean® Youth Program 
    • Royal Babies® & Royal Tots® program
    • Teen lounge areas and disco
    • H2O Zone kids' water park
    • Family-friendly activities including games, contests, enrichment classes and lectures
    • NEW
        Royal Babies & TotsSM Nursery


    • NEW
      Slick back your hair and pack your poodle skirts. Summer lovin' is in the air with Broadway's hit Grease, The Musical coming to the high seas for the first time ever.
    • Complimentary Broadway-style entertainment in the Main Theatre
    • Complimentary ice-skating shows in Studio B
    • 953 sq. m. (10,258 square foot) Vegas-style Casino Royale® with 273 slots and 13 tables
    • 22 bars, clubs and lounges that never have a cover charge, including Boleros Latin-themed lounge, the Dog & Badger English Pub and Vintages wine bar
    • Duty-free shopping featuring premium designer brands and onboard exclusives including clothing, accessories, fine jewellery, beauty and more at the Royal Shops

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    Ship Stats

    Gross Tonnage 160,000
    Length 338.9 m (1,112 ft)
    Max Beam 55.9 m (183.4 ft)
    Draft 8.5 m (28 ft)
    Cruising Speed 21.6 knots

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