Caribbean and Bahamas: Bahamas and Perfect Day Cruise

Royal Caribbean®

The Bahamas is home to light blue beaches, translucent underwater caves, rich royal heritage, and exclusive private isles. These can all be found throughout a beautifully scattered string of 700 islands (most of which are uninhabited). The Bahamas has an island for every taste and style, and it's easy to enjoy its subtropical charm during an overnight stint or a week-long cruise.

Included Extras

Executive Member Benefit

  • Executive Members receive an annual 2% Reward, up to $1,000, on qualified Costco Travel purchases

Costco Shop Card

  • Member Exclusive: Digital Shop Card with every Royal Caribbean® sailing†

Sailing Itinerary

Note: Cruise itineraries are subject to change. Please verify ports and times directly with the cruise line.

Day 1 Port of Call Miami Departure 4:30pm

Overview

The City of Miami known as the “Magic City” is located in Southeast Florida, in Miami-Dade County on the Miami River, between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. Since its incorporation in 1896, the City has grown tremendously, transforming it into one of the world’s renowned centers where people can work, live and play while enjoying a high quality of life. The City of Miami, known for its diverse culture and ethnicities is the largest municipality in Miami-Dade County. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 362,470. By the year 2010 the population in the City is projected to rise to 390,191. Miami which is known as the Gateway to Latin America attracts a tremendous amount of foreign born people, resulting in a large Latin American population that includes Cubans, Nicaraguans, Colombians, Venezuelans, Puerto Ricans, Argentineans, Ecuadorians, Brazilians, Dominicans, Haitians and Mexicans. According to the 2000 U.S. census, the City has a 60 percent Hispanic population, a 22.3 percent African-American population and an 11.9 percent White/other population.

Day 2 Port of Call Perfect Day Coco Cay Arrival 7:00am Departure 5:00pm

Overview

With one-of-a-kind ways to thrill and chill, all in the same day. Like conquering the tallest waterslide in North America, and snapping a shot from 450 feet up in a helium balloon. A drink at the swim-up bar in the Bahamas’ largest freshwater pool. Or a taste of Bora Bora in the only private overwater cabanas in the Bahamas. This is Perfect Day at CocoCay. South Beach, Coco Beach Club and the overwater cabanas will open in December 2019.

Day 3 Port of Call Nassau Arrival 8:00am Departure 5:00pm

Overview

Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, located on New Providence Island and Freeport, located on Grand Bahama Island offer a variety of experiences from non-stop excitement to peaceful relaxation. Nassau is the center of industry, commerce and communications and presents a special charm which captures the elegance of the old world while at the same time incorporating up-to-the-minute modern features. Here one will find well-preserved colonial buildings, exciting attractions, duty free shopping, one of the largest straw markets in the Caribbean, thrilling land and sea sports, pristine beaches, delightful cuisine and unique cultural activities. Beautiful Paradise Island is linked to Nassau by bridge and has gorgeous beaches, luxury hotels, a large casino and first class entertainment.

Day 4 Port of Call Miami Arrival 6:30am

Overview

The City of Miami known as the “Magic City” is located in Southeast Florida, in Miami-Dade County on the Miami River, between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean. Since its incorporation in 1896, the City has grown tremendously, transforming it into one of the world’s renowned centers where people can work, live and play while enjoying a high quality of life. The City of Miami, known for its diverse culture and ethnicities is the largest municipality in Miami-Dade County. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 362,470. By the year 2010 the population in the City is projected to rise to 390,191. Miami which is known as the Gateway to Latin America attracts a tremendous amount of foreign born people, resulting in a large Latin American population that includes Cubans, Nicaraguans, Colombians, Venezuelans, Puerto Ricans, Argentineans, Ecuadorians, Brazilians, Dominicans, Haitians and Mexicans. According to the 2000 U.S. census, the City has a 60 percent Hispanic population, a 22.3 percent African-American population and an 11.9 percent White/other population.

Onboard the Freedom of the Seas

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Ship Rating

3.5/5

The best of both worlds combine for an all-in-one adventure on the Amplified Freedom of the Seas®. Wherever you choose to wander, you’ll find plenty of unparalleled thrills onboard in between adventures ashore. Like adrenaline-pumping slides and rides right on deck. A new pool scene designed to level up your time in the sun. And fresh, authentic flavors that will satisfy any craving.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Rock-Wall Climbing

  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Movies
  • Theater/Show Lounge
  • 3D Movie Theater
  • Outdoor Pool Movie Screen
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Ice Skating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Pool - Adults Only
  • Pool - Children's
  • Pool - Outdoor
  • Pool - Indoor
  • Pool - Indoor/Covered
  • Rock-Climbing Wall
  • Sports Facilities
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Basketball Court
  • DreamWorks® Experience
  • FlowRider® surf simulator
  • Laser Tag: Clash for the Crystal City
  • H2O Zone SM kids water park
  • Art Gallery
  • Bars/Lounges
  • Library
  • Children's Indoor Play Area
  • Children's Outdoor Play Area
  • Educational Classes
  • Organized Age Specific Activities
  • Teen Center or Disco
  • Teen Programs
  • Business Center
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Center
  • Duty-Free Shops/Boutiques
  • Elevators
  • Safe Deposit Boxes

Activities & Services (available for an extra fee)

Full-Service Spa

  • Game Arcade
  • Beauty Salon
  • Fitness Classes
  • Full-Service Spa
  • Spa Services/Massage
  • Educational Programs
  • Internet Center
  • Dry Cleaning/ Laundry Service
  • Infirmary/Medical Center
  • Wedding/Vow Renewal

Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the cruise line without notice. Staterooms designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

Dining

Main Dining Room

Main Dining

Main Dining Room: Sweeping, multi-level ambience, world-class cuisine and extraordinary personal service from a dedicated wait staff. Royal Caribbean’s main dining room serves exceptional, multi-course meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Chops Grille℠

Specialty Dining

Chops Grille℠: 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. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Chef's Table: A once-in-a-lifetime culinary experience – join guests in an exclusive enclave to savor a five-course, gourmet menu specially prepared and presented by the Chef de Cuisine. Every course pairs with a wine chosen to enhance your enjoyment of the dish. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Giovanni's℠ Italian Kitchen: A casual Italian trattoria with indoor and al fresco seating, Giovanni's Table offers rustic dishes with a contemporary flair, including toasted herb foccacia, pastas, braised meat dishes and stews, served family-style. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Izumi Hibachi & Sushi: From fresh sushi to delicious teppanyaki prepared tableside, Izumi Hibachi & Sushi offers a dialed-up Asian-inspired dining experience. Savor a wide variety of hot and cold appetizers, entrees, and desserts – and watch each course come together as an expert chef works right at your table.

Johnny Rockets®: 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 and a jukebox at every table. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Café Promenade

Casual Dining

Café Promenade: The multi-level Royal Promenade is the heart of our ships – and the best spot for people watching. Pick a table with a view at Café Promenade, serving Starbucks or illy coffee, snacks, pastries and sandwiches throughout the day and into the night – so you can enjoy the action when you please.

El Loco Fresh®: Give your taste buds something to go wild over. El Loco Fresh® serves up Mexican fare that's insanely delicious. With classic mole sauce and tangy salsa verde topping beef burritos, carnitas, and more – it's a fiesta of flavor from south of the border. The craziest thing about it is just how good it is.

Sorrento's Pizza: 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.

Windjammer: 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 serving stations featuring pastas, omelettes made-to-order, global cuisine, salads, soups, sandwiches, meat-carving, and tons of tantalizing desserts.

Room Service: Room service is available 24-hours a day (a convenience charge applies to each order placed).


Times, costs and other specifics are outside the control of Costco Travel. All information is at the sole discretion of the cruise line and is subject to change without notice. Dining time and table size preferences are submitted to the cruise line on a first-come, first-served request basis and are confirmed aboard ship. Questions, concerns and/or special needs regarding dining arrangements must be addressed with the maitre d' hotel aboard ship. Every effort is made to accommodate travelers' preferences; however, Costco Travel cannot guarantee dining arrangements. In specialty restaurants, space is limited and reservations are recommended. A cover charge and dress code may apply.

Staterooms

Interior staterooms include a wide array of amenities for your whole family to enjoy.

Spacious Promenade View interior (Category: 1Q)

Category: 1Q
Delight in two bowed windows overlooking the Royal Promenade.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed
  • Two Pullman beds

Size

  • Stateroom: 340 sq. ft.

Spacious Interior (Category: 1R)

Category: 1R
Enjoy your vacation in an expanded space.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed
  • Two Pullman beds

Size

  • Stateroom: 340 sq. ft.

Promenade View Interior (Category: 2T)

Category: 2T
Delight in bowed windows overlooking the Royal Promenade.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 153 sq. ft.

Connecting Promenade Interior (Category: CP)

Category: CP
Delight in bowed windows overlooking the Royal Promenade.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 153 sq. ft.

Interior (Category: 1V)

Category: 1V
Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162 sq. ft

Interior (Category: 2V)

Category: 2V
Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162 sq. ft

Interior (Category: 3V)

Category: 3V
Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162 sq. ft

Interior (Category: 4V)

Category: 4V
Enjoy your vacation in the perfect space.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162 sq. ft

Guarantee - Inside (Category: ZI)

Category: ZI
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Spectacular sights and amazing views from the comfort of your stateroom.

Ultra Spacious Ocean View (Category: 1K)

Category: 1K
Have a spectacular view in an immense space with family.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed
  • Two Pullman beds

Size

  • Stateroom: 293 sq. ft.

Spacious Panoramic Ocean View (Category: 1L)

Category: 1L
Marvel the view through a floor to ceiling panoramic window.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View (Category: 3M)

Category: 3M
Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 211 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View (Category: 4M)

Category: 4M
Have a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 211 sq. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 1N)

Category: 1N
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman beds in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 2N)

Category: 2N
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman beds in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 3N)

Category: 3N
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman beds in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 4N)

Category: 4N
Gaze into the beautiful views from your cozy room.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • Two Pullman beds in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 162. ft.

Guarantee - Oceanview (Category: YO)

Category: YO
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Enjoy the ambiance of our neighborhood balcony staterooms that overlook the Central Park and Boardwalk neighborhoods or take in breathtaking views from your Ocean View balcony stateroom.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1B)

Category: 1B
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 207 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2B)

Category: 2B
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 207 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 3B)

Category: 3B
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 207 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 4B)

Category: 4B
Immerse yourself in a gorgeous view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 207 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

Connecting Ocean View Balcony (Category: CB)

Category: CB
Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 42 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1D)

Category: 1D
Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed or single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 46 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2D)

Category: 2D
Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed or single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 46 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 4D)

Category: 4D
Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed or single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 46 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 5D)

Category: 5D
Experience a spectacular view for a memorable vacation.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One Pullman bed or single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4

Size

  • Stateroom: 188 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 46 sq. ft.

Guarantee - Balcony (Category: XB)

Category: XB
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Exclusive experiences, inclusive amenities, luxury accommodations and more.

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: RS)

Category: RS
Relish an extraordinary vacation in this luxurious suite.

Beds

  • One King bed
  • One double sofa bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 1,400 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 257 sq. ft.

Owner's Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: OS)

Category: OS
Enjoy the ultimate suite for a perfect vacation.

Beds

  • Queen-size bed
  • One double sofa bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 624 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 160 sq. ft.

Grand Suite - 2 Bedrooms (Category: GT)

Category: GT
Indulge in a comfortable suite and enjoy the extra perks.

Beds

  • Two sets of two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed
  • Two Pullman beds

Size

  • Stateroom: 616 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 208 sq. ft.

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: GS)

Category: GS
Enjoy a comfortable suite and the extra perks.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 396 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 89 sq. ft.

Junior Suite (Category: J3)

Category: J3
An incredible intimate suite with a great view.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 299 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 65 sq. ft.

Junior Suite (Category: J4)

Category: J4
An incredible intimate suite with a great view.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 299 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 65 sq. ft.

Ocean View Panoramic Suite (No Balcony) (Category: VP)

Category: VP
Enjoy the view through a wrap around panoramic window with your family.

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One double sofa bed
  • Two Pullman beds

Size

  • Stateroom: 406 sq. ft.

Guarantee - Suite (Category: WS)

Category: WS
This category can be booked for a special rate, guaranteed to you. Please note that the category is not associated at the time of booking with a specific stateroom, deck, bedding configuration or other particular settings. The assignment of an actual cabin will be performed during your check-in. The cabin can be anywhere on the ship.

Deck Plan

Cruise Ship
Deck 15
Key to Symbols
SymbolDescription
Stateroom for occupancy 5 and upStateroom for occupancy 5 and up
Stateroom for occupancy up to 4Stateroom for occupancy up to 4
Accessible stateroomAccessible stateroom
Stateroom has an obstructed viewStateroom has an obstructed view
Stateroom for occupancy up to 3Stateroom for occupancy up to 3

Ship Facts

Freedom of the Seas ship image
  • Ship Name: Freedom of the Seas
  • Year Built: 2006
  • Year Refurbished: 2015
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 2006
  • Ship Class: Freedom
  • Maximum Capacity: 4,635
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 15
  • Number of Crew: 1,360
  • Officers' Nationality: International
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 242
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 722
  • Total Inside Staterooms: 561
  • Tonnage (GRT): 160,000
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 3,926
  • Country of Registry: The Bahamas
  • Total Staterooms: 1,963
  • Suites with Balcony: 120
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
Costco Travel makes every effort to verify the accuracy of all information provided. Additional fees for amenities or services may be charged by the hotel, resort or cruise line. Amenities or services may be discontinued or revised by the provider without notice. Hotels, resorts, ships or accommodations designated as wheelchair-accessible do not necessarily meet ADA requirements. Costco Travel is not responsible for inaccuracies or provider modifications.

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Ship's registry: The Bahamas

    Package ID: RCIFRECAR20230512