Royal Caribbean Rolls Out New Short Getaways To The Tropics In 2025-26

Royal Caribbean International's private island in The Bahamas: Perfect Day at CocoCayGetting away just got easier from coast to coast. Vacationers are in for more ways to pack big adventures into short getaways with the latest lineup of Royal Caribbean International’s 3- to 6-night vacations to the Caribbean and The Bahamas.

The island-hopping adventures in 2025-2026 start in six U.S. cities across Florida, California and Texas, from the latest Oasis Class ships, Utopia and Wonder of the Seas, in Orlando (Port Canaveral) and Miami, Florida, respectively; to fan-favorites Navigator and Hollywood newcomer Quantum of the Seas in Los Angeles.

Plus, the lineup of Enchantment, Explorer, Freedom, Jewel, Liberty and Mariner of the Seas brings signature experiences to Tampa, Florida; Orlando (Port Canaveral), Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida; and Galveston, Texas. Crown & Anchor Society loyalty members can book the adventures on Royal Caribbean’s website starting today, ahead of the official opening on Thursday, Feb. 29.

Vacationers will have a wide range of sun-soaked destinations to choose from, including Royal Caribbean’s award-winning private destinations, Perfect Day at CocoCay in The Bahamas and Labadee, Haiti. From 14 next-level waterslides in Thrill Waterpark to the island’s first adults-only oasis, Hideaway Beach, there are all kinds of adrenaline-pumping thrills and ways to chill on Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Labadee, located along the northern coast of Haiti, is a slice of paradise with five stunning shorelines and beautiful mountain backdrops. Experiences range from taking in once-in-a-lifetime views on Dragon’s Breath Flight Line, the world’s longest overwater zipline, to kicking back on white sand beaches and exploring rich culture while meeting local crafters and artisans.

Families and travelers of all ages can also have their pick of idyllic locales across the eastern and western Caribbean, including Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; Roatan, Honduras; Cozumel, Mexico; St. Johns, Antigua; and more.

2025-2026 Short Caribbean Highlights

Oasis Class Vacations for Every Family and Vacationer
The original game-changers, Oasis Class ships feature a combination of ways for every family and vacationer to make memories across signature neighborhoods. Popular experiences include the 10-story Ultimate Abyss dry slide, The Perfect Storm trio of waterslides, full-scale entertainment across four stages: air, ice, water and theater; a zip line, FlowRider surf simulator; and more than 40 restaurants, bars and lounges – from American steakhouse Chops Grille to Izumi, with Japanese-inspired flavors, and more.

● Utopia of the Seas – From Orlando (Port Canaveral)
Debuting July 2024, the next big thing coming to short getaways comes back to the greater Orlando area with 3-night weekend and 4-night weekday getaways that are packed with ways to celebrate and make memories while island hopping at Perfect Day at CocoCay and Nassau, The Bahamas.

● Wonder of the Seas – From Orlando (Port Canaveral) and Miami
In August 2025, Wonder makes its Miami debut with its first season of 3- and 4-night getaways to Perfect Day at CocoCay and Nassau. Vacationers looking for longer vacations on Wonder can set their sights on 7-night eastern and western Caribbean adventures, starting in Port Canaveral from April 2025 to August 2025, to Perfect Day at CocoCay; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and Roatan.

Quantum Class Adventures for All Ages
Adventurers of all ages can look forward to a bold lineup of experiences to maximize every minute of their vacation, from catching a wave on the FlowRider surf simulator to taking on friendly competition at SeaPlex, the largest indoor activity complex at sea, which features bumper cars, a sports court, roller-skating rink and more.

● Quantum of the Seas – From Los Angeles
It’s the Hollywood debut of the season. Vacationers can take adventures from the West Coast to the next level and choose from a mix of 3- to 6-night getaways that can feature destinations like Ensenada, Mexico, and overnights in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.

Amplified Voyager Class Getaways
Vacationers are in for amped-up experiences, including The Perfect Storm, a thrilling pair of racing waterslides; The Bamboo Room, the cruise line’s one-of-a-kind tik bar and meetup spot; glow-in-the-dark laser tag; and more.

● Navigator of the Seas – From Los Angeles
Families and travelers can explore among the best locales of the Mexican Riviera on 3- to 6-night getaways to Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada, Mexico, and Catalina Island, California. For longer adventures, there are 7-night vacations that also visit Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan, Mexico, and more.

● Mariner of the Seas – From Galveston
This fan favorite returns to Royal Caribbean’s first zero-energy terminal for the year, with 4- and 5-night vacations to western Caribbean destinations like Costa Maya, Cozumel and Roatan.

Freedom Class Vacations for Everyone
Vacationers can enjoy all that’s in store with an action-packed lineup of amplified experiences. Highlights include thrills like The Perfect Storm racing waterslides and the FlowRider surf simulator, and restaurants serving up everything from sushi and sashimi at Izumi to Tuscan classics at Giovanni’s Table.

● Freedom of the Seas – From Miami
The first half of the summer brings vacationers to Perfect Day at CocoCay and Nassau on 3- and 4-night getaways. The winter introduces a new set of western and eastern Caribbean adventures on 4- and 5-night escapes to George Town, Grand Cayman; Perfect Day at CocoCay, Labadee, St. Johns; and more.

● Liberty of the Seas – From Fort Lauderdale
Travelers looking to escape the winter blues can have their pick of 3- and 4-night getaways to Perfect Day at CocoCay and Nassau.

● Explorer of the Seas – From Orlando (Port Canaveral)
Vacationers are in for more winter escapes on 4- and 5-night getaways to Perfect Day at CocoCay, Labadee, Costa Maya, Cozumel and Puerto Plata.

Radiance & Vision Class Vacations
On deck are pools, views and experiences made for memory-making from day to night. Whether kicking back on the pool deck or at the adults-only Solarium, finding Zen at the Vitality Spa, adventuring to new heights on Royal Caribbean’s signature rock climbing wall or breaking bread over prime cuts at Chops Grille or five courses at Chef’s Table, vacationers can make the most of their getaway every day.

● Jewel of the Seas – From Fort Lauderdale
For the first time since 2011, Jewel will call Fort Lauderdale home for the summer. Vacationers can choose from alternating 3- and 4-night escapes to Perfect Day at CocoCay and Nassau.

● Enchantment of the Seas – From Tampa
Enchantment is back in Tampa for the entire year to set sail on a mix of 4- and 5-night getaways to the western Caribbean and The Bahamas. Highlights of the destinations in store include Belize City, Belize; Cozumel, Costa Maya, Nassau and Roatan, plus a lineup of vacations that visit Perfect Day at CocoCay.

(Royal Caribbean Rolls Out New Short Getaways To The Tropics In 2025-26 – Royal Caribbean International)