Alaska: Mountain Valley Explorer - Cruisetour 3A (Post Tour)

Royal Caribbean®

Everything about Alaska is massive — from the 90-pound cabbages grown in the Matanuska Valley to the coastline that's longer than all the other U.S. states combined. North America's tallest peak, Denali, beckons from the center of the state and its wild, beating heart, Denali National Park. Hike through this vast wilderness, where taiga forests full of pines and spruce stretch below the towering peaks. Sail by the icy beauty of some of the world's most impressive glaciers, from the Hubbard Glacier and the Tracy Arm Fjord. Cruise to Alaska to rent a bike and pedal along Anchorage's Coastal Trail for sweeping views of the rugged forests and the expansive ocean.

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Sailing Itinerary

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

Day 1 Port of Call Vancouver Departure 4:00pm

Overview

Vancouver, a bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. A popular filming location, it’s surrounded by mountains, and also has thriving art, theatre and music scenes. Vancouver Art Gallery is known for its works by regional artists, while the Museum of Anthropology houses preeminent First Nations collections.

Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 Port of Call Juneau Arrival 2:00pm Departure 10:00pm

Overview

Considered the "gem" of Southeast Alaska, the city is nestled against the ocean, tucked tight against the mountains and back-dropped by the lush green of the largest national forest in the United States, the Tongass. Visitors will find that Juneau is not only the state's capital, but it's also a melting pot of history, unique topography and jaw-dropping scenery that is found nowhere else on the planet. Whether it's wildlife viewing, glacier trekking, ziplining or just shopping for locally created artwork, visitors to this remote yet extraordinary region will certainly find a bit of "Alaska" to take home.

Day 4 Port of Call Icy Strait Arrival 8:00am Departure 8:00pm

Overview

Humpback whales feed in Icy Strait above North Chichagof Island, an important travel corridor for many marine mammals, including federally threatened Steller's sea lions. The area's coastal marshes and mudflats are important as resting areas for shorebirds and waterfowl, and provide spring feeding areas for brown bears. Marbled murrelets feed in large numbers within the waters of Icy Strait and nest in the island's coastal old growth forest.

Day 5 Port of Call Sitka Arrival 7:00am Departure 4:00pm

Overview

One look at lovely Sitka and you'll know why Alexander Baranof, governor of the Russian American Company, decided to build his "castle" here. With views of island-studded waters and stately spruce forests reaching to the water's edge, Sitka is considered Alaska's most beautiful seaside town. Sitka's past is a unique blend of Tlingit culture and Russian history. Our historic and scenic community is situated on Baranof Island, nestled between forested mountains and the great Pacific Ocean, on the outer waters of Alaska's Inside Passage. Sitka offers a combination of Native culture, Russian history, and Alaskan wilderness which will provide a diverse and unequaled experience. Wildlife adds to Sitka's natural beauty. Our mild climate, rich habitat and relatively low human population make Sitka one of the best places to view wildlife. Nearby waters are a popular feeding ground for humpback whales in the late fall and early spring. Summertime provides a wonderful opportunity to view tufted puffins and other sea birds at St. Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge. While out on the ocean, you may also spot sea otters, sea lions and other marine wildlife. Sitka lies at the heart of the largest temperate rain forest in the world, the Tongass National Forest. Enjoy the fresh outdoors on well-marked mountain trails. Take to the water for a picturesque boat trip or kayaking adventure among nearby islands or charter a boat to nearby fishing grounds to fish for world-class salmon and halibut.

Day 6 Port of Call Skagway Arrival 7:00am Departure 3:00pm

Overview

Skagway, with a population of 862, is located in the Upper Lynn Canal at the northernmost point on the Inside Passage in Southeast Alaska, 100 air miles north of Juneau and 110 road miles south of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. The City of Skagway is geographically the largest city in Alaska with 455 square land miles. Skagway's history and spectacular natural setting combine to create unparalleled sightseeing and recreation opportunities. Poke around on your own, or select from a variety of commercial tours. Either way, you will be amply rewarded with the sights and activities in and around Skagway.

Day 7 Port of Call Hubbard Glacier Arrival 8:00am Departure 11:00am

Overview

Stretching over 90 miles long and covering over 1,350 square miles in area, Hubbard Glacier is the largest tidewater glacier in North America. It is also one of the most impressive, a 300-foot wall of ice rising sheer and jagged from the ocean. You may hear the rumble and see the monumental splash as the glacier severs into great ice chunks, known as "calves."

Day 8 Port of Call Seward Arrival 6:00am

Overview

Situated at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Seward is one of Alaska’s oldest and most scenic communities. Known as the "Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park" Seward is a picturesque town located 126 miles south of Anchorage. Visitors can easily reach us via the Seward Highway Scenic Byway, the Alaska Railroad, bus, air, or cruise ship. Upon your arrival you will discover our bustling harbor and historic downtown district filled with quaint shops and art galleries. Experience trophy sport fishing, glacier and wildlife cruises, sailing, hiking, kayaking, flightseeing, summer dog sled rides, and more. Seward is also a winter wonderland offering cross-country skiing and snowmachining adventures. At 3,022 feet, towering Mt. Marathon provides a breathtaking backdrop for the town. Behind Mt. Marathon and extending down the coast lies the Harding Icefield, measuring 35 by 20 miles. Flowing from the Harding Icefield are many glaciers, eight of which are tidewater glaciers, calving icebergs into the sea, reaching the coastline between Seward and Homer. A wide range of accommodations, restaurants, RV parks, tent camping, and visitor services are available. Wherever you go in Seward, you’ll find friendly hospitality and a sense of pride among our residents. We invite you to visit our community anytime of year and experience the real Alaska!

Day 8 Seward

Overview

Situated at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Seward is one of Alaska’s oldest and most scenic communities. Known as the "Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park" Seward is a picturesque town located 126 miles south of Anchorage. Visitors can easily reach us via the Seward Highway Scenic Byway, the Alaska Railroad, bus, air, or cruise ship. Upon your arrival you will discover our bustling harbor and historic downtown district filled with quaint shops and art galleries. Experience trophy sport fishing, glacier and wildlife cruises, sailing, hiking, kayaking, flightseeing, summer dog sled rides, and more. Seward is also a winter wonderland offering cross-country skiing and snowmachining adventures. At 3,022 feet, towering Mt. Marathon provides a breathtaking backdrop for the town. Behind Mt. Marathon and extending down the coast lies the Harding Icefield, measuring 35 by 20 miles. Flowing from the Harding Icefield are many glaciers, eight of which are tidewater glaciers, calving icebergs into the sea, reaching the coastline between Seward and Homer. A wide range of accommodations, restaurants, RV parks, tent camping, and visitor services are available. Wherever you go in Seward, you’ll find friendly hospitality and a sense of pride among our residents. We invite you to visit our community anytime of year and experience the real Alaska!

Day 8 Alyeska

Overview

Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination resort and largest ski area. With an average annual snowfall of over 700 inches, non-existent lift lines, diverse terrain and unparalleled views, Alyeska has something for everyone! Nestled at the base of majestic Mount Alyeska is the 307 room Alyeska Prince Hotel, Alaska's only AAA four-diamond property. Conveniently located at the hotel, you will find restaurants and lounges, a fitness center, rental and repair shops, ticket window and distinctive sport and gift shops. And the Alyeska Tram and ski slopes are only steps away, making this a true ski-in/ski-out resort. Alyeska boasts 9 lifts; 2,500 feet of vertical fun; a base elevation of 250 feet above sea level which means plenty of oxygen; 2,000 vertical feet of night lighting; and more daylight hours than any other U.S. ski area beginning in mid-February. The ski day lasts from 10:30am to 5:30pm with night skiing until 9:30pm on Friday and Saturdays through mid-March. Skiing starts around Thanksgiving with daily operations through mid-April and weekend skiing through Memorial Day, conditions permitting.

Day 9 Alyeska

Overview

Alyeska Resort is Alaska's premier year-round destination resort and largest ski area. With an average annual snowfall of over 700 inches, non-existent lift lines, diverse terrain and unparalleled views, Alyeska has something for everyone! Nestled at the base of majestic Mount Alyeska is the 307 room Alyeska Prince Hotel, Alaska's only AAA four-diamond property. Conveniently located at the hotel, you will find restaurants and lounges, a fitness center, rental and repair shops, ticket window and distinctive sport and gift shops. And the Alyeska Tram and ski slopes are only steps away, making this a true ski-in/ski-out resort. Alyeska boasts 9 lifts; 2,500 feet of vertical fun; a base elevation of 250 feet above sea level which means plenty of oxygen; 2,000 vertical feet of night lighting; and more daylight hours than any other U.S. ski area beginning in mid-February. The ski day lasts from 10:30am to 5:30pm with night skiing until 9:30pm on Friday and Saturdays through mid-March. Skiing starts around Thanksgiving with daily operations through mid-April and weekend skiing through Memorial Day, conditions permitting.

Day 9 Talkeetna

Overview

Once the site of a Tanaina Indian village and later in the middle of a gold rush, Talkeetna (named for the "River of Plenty") got a big boost when the Alaska Railroad established a construction camp at the river junction early in the 20th century. Now the town is the base for mountain-climbing expeditions in the Alaska Range and activities on the three rivers. With its casual lifestyle, Talkeetna might be considered the "earth mother" of the Susitna Valley.

Day 10 Talkeetna

Overview

Once the site of a Tanaina Indian village and later in the middle of a gold rush, Talkeetna (named for the "River of Plenty") got a big boost when the Alaska Railroad established a construction camp at the river junction early in the 20th century. Now the town is the base for mountain-climbing expeditions in the Alaska Range and activities on the three rivers. With its casual lifestyle, Talkeetna might be considered the "earth mother" of the Susitna Valley.

Day 10 Denali National Park

Overview

Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the very heart of the rugged Alaskan Interior. Denali National Park and Preserve is home to six million acres of wilderness. North America's highest mountain, Mt. McKinley. Glaciers and a sub-arctic ecosystem are found in Denali National Park and Preserve. An internationally designated bio-sphere preserve, Denali National Park and Preserve is home to abundant moose, caribou, Dall sheep, grizzly bears and wolves Denali National Park and Preserve is a place with fascinating Native American culture and history. It is a place where hearty adventurers panned for gold and dog sleds, backpacks and mountaineering gear are common. Alaska is the place of the Midnight Sun. Denali National Park and Preserve is a place where you can live out your Alaska travel dreams, whether they be wild adventures or serene contemplations. Denali National Park and Preserve is a must-see part of your Alaskan vacation.

Day 11 Denali National Park

Overview

Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska is the very heart of the rugged Alaskan Interior. Denali National Park and Preserve is home to six million acres of wilderness. North America's highest mountain, Mt. McKinley. Glaciers and a sub-arctic ecosystem are found in Denali National Park and Preserve. An internationally designated bio-sphere preserve, Denali National Park and Preserve is home to abundant moose, caribou, Dall sheep, grizzly bears and wolves Denali National Park and Preserve is a place with fascinating Native American culture and history. It is a place where hearty adventurers panned for gold and dog sleds, backpacks and mountaineering gear are common. Alaska is the place of the Midnight Sun. Denali National Park and Preserve is a place where you can live out your Alaska travel dreams, whether they be wild adventures or serene contemplations. Denali National Park and Preserve is a must-see part of your Alaskan vacation.

Day 11 Anchorage

Overview

Amid the wild countryside that crowds around it on all sides, Anchorage has grown into a spirited, cosmopolitan city - by far Alaska's largest and most sophisticated. The relative affluence of its largely white-collar population - with a sprinkling of olive drab from nearby military bases - attracts fine restaurants and pricey shops, first-rate entertainment, and world-class sporting events. Flashy modern towers punctuate the skyline, and colorful flowers spill from hundreds of baskets on downtown lampposts. Traffic from the city's busy international airport, served by more than 15 international and domestic airlines, lends a more cosmopolitan air than you might expect from a city with a only 258,000 residents - nearly half the people in the state. Yet despite the 14 McDonald's, 2 Wal-Marts, and a 16-plex movie theater, the city has not entirely lost touch with its frontier spirit. Sled-dog races are still revered events, and moose and bear sightings in downtown Anchorage or on the Coastal Trail that rims the water are not uncommon. First incorporated in 1920, Anchorage is still a young city. Its citizens' median age of 30 years and an aggressive style make this - and not the capital city of Juneau - the state's power center. In addition to acting as the center for oil development in the state, Anchorage hustles its living as a government, banking, transportation, and communications hub. Anchorage residents are primarily from elsewhere in America - they include oil workers from such conservative oil-patch states as Oklahoma and Texas - and the attitudes they bring have fueled the conservative, pro-development mentality that characterizes the city and Alaska as a whole. Although representing less than 8% of the population, Alaskan Native peoples add an important cultural dimension. A growing Asian population is also having an impact, with well-stocked Asian food stores and restaurants an increasingly familiar sight. Boom and bust periods followed major events: an influx of military bases during World War II; a massive buildup of Arctic missile-warning stations during the Cold War; reconstruction following the devastating Good Friday earthquake of 1964; and in the late 1960s the biggest bonanza of all - the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay and the construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline. Not surprisingly, Anchorage positioned itself as the perfect home for the new pipeline administrators and support industries, and it attracts a large share of the state's oil-tax dollars. In the last decade, Anchorage has become an increasingly important focus of travelers to Alaska. The central location, relatively mild climate, and excellent transportation system make it a natural place to begin or end a trip.

Day 12 Anchorage

Overview

Amid the wild countryside that crowds around it on all sides, Anchorage has grown into a spirited, cosmopolitan city - by far Alaska's largest and most sophisticated. The relative affluence of its largely white-collar population - with a sprinkling of olive drab from nearby military bases - attracts fine restaurants and pricey shops, first-rate entertainment, and world-class sporting events. Flashy modern towers punctuate the skyline, and colorful flowers spill from hundreds of baskets on downtown lampposts. Traffic from the city's busy international airport, served by more than 15 international and domestic airlines, lends a more cosmopolitan air than you might expect from a city with a only 258,000 residents - nearly half the people in the state. Yet despite the 14 McDonald's, 2 Wal-Marts, and a 16-plex movie theater, the city has not entirely lost touch with its frontier spirit. Sled-dog races are still revered events, and moose and bear sightings in downtown Anchorage or on the Coastal Trail that rims the water are not uncommon. First incorporated in 1920, Anchorage is still a young city. Its citizens' median age of 30 years and an aggressive style make this - and not the capital city of Juneau - the state's power center. In addition to acting as the center for oil development in the state, Anchorage hustles its living as a government, banking, transportation, and communications hub. Anchorage residents are primarily from elsewhere in America - they include oil workers from such conservative oil-patch states as Oklahoma and Texas - and the attitudes they bring have fueled the conservative, pro-development mentality that characterizes the city and Alaska as a whole. Although representing less than 8% of the population, Alaskan Native peoples add an important cultural dimension. A growing Asian population is also having an impact, with well-stocked Asian food stores and restaurants an increasingly familiar sight. Boom and bust periods followed major events: an influx of military bases during World War II; a massive buildup of Arctic missile-warning stations during the Cold War; reconstruction following the devastating Good Friday earthquake of 1964; and in the late 1960s the biggest bonanza of all - the discovery of oil at Prudhoe Bay and the construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline. Not surprisingly, Anchorage positioned itself as the perfect home for the new pipeline administrators and support industries, and it attracts a large share of the state's oil-tax dollars. In the last decade, Anchorage has become an increasingly important focus of travelers to Alaska. The central location, relatively mild climate, and excellent transportation system make it a natural place to begin or end a trip.

Tour Highlights

Day 8 Seward/Alyeska (Girdwood)

There's a short tour of historic Seward before visiting the Alaska SeaLife Center, dedicated to preserving the state's rich marine life. Relax aboard your deluxe motor coach on the drive to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, which cares for native, orphaned animals. Admire the waters of the Turnagain Arm as you enter the Chugach Valley on your way to Hotel Alyeska. From 4:30 p.m., Girdwood is yours to explore. Relax and enjoy the hotel's amenities, like the heated pool with mountain views, or book an optional guided hike on one of the surrounding glaciers (additional fees apply). Overnight at Hotel Alyeska. *Alaska Cruisetour arrival times are tentative. The tour component of your escorted Cruisetour vacation is comprised of tour guide escort, included experiences, lodging and transportation as described. Optional excursions are not included. Meals are not included unless specified as an inclusion.

Day 9 Alyeska (Girdwood)/Talkeetna

Travel the coastal road along the Turnagain Arm and Cook Inlet into Anchorage, where you can get a taste of the big city and have lunch. Then sit back and relax on the journey into the wilds of Alaska. From 4:00 p.m., Talkeetna is yours to enjoy. Relax at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, whose location offers breathtaking views of Denali and the Alaska Range and is close to the downtown. You can also hike nearby trails or book an optional flightseeing tour to see the mountains and glaciers from up high (additional fees apply). Overnight at the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.

Day 10 Talkeetna/Denali

It's an early drive to Denali National Park, where your adventure begins with the Denali Natural History Tour, traveling into the park's unspoiled wilderness on the lookout for the moose, caribou, bears and other wildlife. After your tour, Denali is yours to explore. Stroll the trails that begin at the park's museum-like Visitor Center. Overnight at Denali Park Village.

Day 11 Denali/Anchorage

There is time to enjoy the scenery around the lodge - walking the trails, or relaxing with a view of the river - before boarding the glass-domed cars of Wilderness Express® train for the train ride to Anchorage. From 8:30 p.m., Anchorage is yours to discover. Check out the eclectic dining scene, try a local craft beer or stroll the waterfront in the late evening sun. Overnight at the Anchorage Marriott.

Day 12 Anchorage

Your Adventure Specialist will ensure you transfer to the airport on time (included).

Onboard the Radiance of the Seas

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Linger longer in iconic destinations onboard a ship designed for exploration. Dazzling with the most glass of any Royal Caribbean® ship, Radiance of the Seas® is perfect for glacier gazing in Alaska and soaking up the sun in the tropics. When you aren’t chasing adventure onshore, unwind poolside while taking in the views, stretch your muscles on the Rock Climbing Wall, and sing along to show-stopping performances onboard.

Onboard Activities

Activities & Services (included in cruise)

Rock-Climbing Wall

  • Card Room
  • Casino
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Movies
  • Theater/Show Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Sauna/Steam Room
  • Pool - Children's
  • Pool - Outdoor
  • Rock-Climbing Wall
  • Sports Facilities
  • Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • 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
  • Religious Services
  • 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

Café Latte-tudes: Caffeine fix, coffee break, or after-dinner cappuccino – drop by this café for sweets, people watching and specialty coffee beverages. 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. The menu, wine selections and price vary from ship to ship and itinerary. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

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.

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

Izumi: The traditional Japanese dishes at Izumi will impress you with pure, delicate flavors, freshness of ingredients and impeccable presentation. Choose from sushi rolls, sashimi and more. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Samba Grill: A churrascaria with personality and flair, featuring a variety of meats and seafoods carved tableside straight from the skewer, plus a wide selection of soups, salads and appetizers at the buffet. This restaurant is available for an additional cost.

Windjammer

Casual Dining

Dog House: How do you build your dog? Take a seat at the counter for traditional hot dogs, brats, sausages and other delicious linked meats, plus a variety of toppings to split a long bun.

Park Cafe: A casual-eats deli cafe offering made-to-order salads, paninis and freshly prepared sandwiches. Don't miss the signature "Kummelweck" roast beef sandwich – a guest favorite.

Sorrento's Pizza: There's nothing more satisfying than a great slice of pizza — and Royal Caribbean has spent years perfecting the recipe at Sorrento's. Whether you're into classics, like cheese and Margherita, or specialty pies, like the meat-loaded Carnivore or the pineapple, bacon and BBQ-infused Caribbean Dream, Sorrento's serves up perfection in every slice.

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).


Disclaimer regarding ship dining

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.

Interior (Category: 4V)

Category: 4V

  • Our most budget-friendly option
  • A cozy and comfortable retreat
  • Perfect for long naps after an adventure-filled day

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Interior (Category: 3V)

Category: 3V

  • Our most budget-friendly option
  • A cozy and comfortable retreat
  • Perfect for long naps after an adventure-filled day

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Interior (Category: 2V)

Category: 2V

  • Our most budget-friendly option
  • A cozy and comfortable retreat
  • Perfect for long naps after an adventure-filled day

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Interior (Category: 1V)

Category: 1V

  • Our most budget-friendly option
  • A cozy and comfortable retreat
  • Perfect for long naps after an adventure-filled day

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Studio Interior (Category: 2W)

Category: 2W

  • Sized perfectly for solo adventurers
  • One of our most budget-friendly options
  • Same amenities as all other staterooms

Beds

  • One full-size bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 108 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.

Guarantee - Quad Interior Stateroom (Category: ZQ)

Category: ZQ
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.

Ocean View (Category: 1N)

Category: 1N

  • Budget-friendly with a view of the ocean
  • Your very own in-stateroom window
  • Great for families with small children

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 2N)

Category: 2N

  • Budget-friendly with a view of the ocean
  • Your very own in-stateroom window
  • Great for families with small children

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 3N)

Category: 3N

  • Budget-friendly with a view of the ocean
  • Your very own in-stateroom window
  • Great for families with small children

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Ocean View (Category: 4N)

Category: 4N

  • Budget-friendly with a view of the ocean
  • Your very own in-stateroom window
  • Great for families with small children

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Connecting Ocean View (Category: CO)

Category: CO

  • Connects to the room next door
  • Get "double" the space by booking both
  • Great for families

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View (Category: 4M)

Category: 4M

  • Extra square footage at a great value
  • Perfect if you need that little extra space
  • Your very own in-stateroom window

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 170 sq. ft.

Ultra Spacious Ocean View (Category: 1K)

Category: 1K

  • Even more square footage
  • Dedicated bunk bed area
  • Perfect for families or groups

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 265 sq. 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.

Guarantee - Quad Oceanview Stateroom (Category: YQ)

Category: YQ
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

  • Extra square footage at a great value
  • Perfect if you need that little extra space
  • Private balcony with chairs for those pristine ocean views

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 or 5 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 204 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 41 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2B)

Category: 2B

  • Extra square footage at a great value
  • Perfect if you need that little extra space
  • Private balcony with chairs for those pristine ocean views

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 or 5 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 204 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 41 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 3B)

Category: 3B

  • Extra square footage at a great value
  • Perfect if you need that little extra space
  • Private balcony with chairs for those pristine ocean views

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 or 5 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 204 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 41 sq. ft.

Spacious Ocean View Balcony (Category: 4B)

Category: 4B

  • Extra square footage at a great value
  • Perfect if you need that little extra space
  • Private balcony with chairs for those pristine ocean views

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed
  • One single sofa bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests
  • One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 or 5 guests

Size

  • Stateroom: 204 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 41 sq. ft.

Connecting Balcony (Category: CB)

Category: CB

  • Balcony stateroom that connects to the room next door
  • Get "double" the space by booking both
  • Great for families

Beds

  • Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 41 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 1D)

Category: 1D

  • Our standard balcony stateroom
  • Pristine views of the ocean
  • Private balcony with chairs

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 20 - 41 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 2D)

Category: 2D

  • Our standard balcony stateroom
  • Pristine views of the ocean
  • Private balcony with chairs

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 20 - 41 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 3D)

Category: 3D

  • Our standard balcony stateroom
  • Pristine views of the ocean
  • Private balcony with chairs

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 20 - 41 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 4D)

Category: 4D

  • Our standard balcony stateroom
  • Pristine views of the ocean
  • Private balcony with chairs

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 20 - 41 sq. ft.

Ocean View Balcony (Category: 5D)

Category: 5D

  • Our standard balcony stateroom
  • Pristine views of the ocean
  • Private balcony with chairs

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 179 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 20 - 41 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.

Guarantee - Quad Balcony Stateroom (Category: XQ)

Category: XQ
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.

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Owner's Suite - 2 Bedrooms (Category: OT)

Category: OT

  • High-occupancy two-bedroom and two-bathroom suite
  • Perfect for groups or families

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 584 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 151 sq. ft.

Junior Suite (Category: J3)

Category: J3

  • Our standard suite for luxury
  • Private balcony with two chairs
  • Live the suite life on a budget

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 299 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 66 sq. ft.

Grand Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: GS)

Category: GS

  • Ample space, including a living room and full bathroom with a tub
  • Private balcony with seating
  • "Grandest" suite in the fleet

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 385 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 106 sq. ft.

Royal Suite - 1 Bedroom (Category: RS)

Category: RS

  • Extra-large suite with expansive square footage
  • Panoramic views with a large balcony
  • Living area with baby grand piano

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 952 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 172 sq. ft.

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

Category: OS

  • Larger and more luxurious than our one bedroom Grand Suites
  • Put the extra square footage to use as you kick back and relax

Beds

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

Size

  • Stateroom: 532 sq. ft.
  • Balcony: 57 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

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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

Radiance of the Seas ship image
  • Ship Name: Radiance of the Seas
  • Year Built: 2001
  • Year Refurbished: 2011
  • Year Entered Present Fleet: 2001
  • Ship Class: Radiance
  • Maximum Capacity: 2,466
  • Number of Passenger Decks: 12
  • Number of Crew: 894
  • Officers' Nationality: Norwegian
  • Ocean-View without Balcony: 247
  • Ocean-View with Balcony: 578
  • Total Inside Staterooms: 246
  • Tonnage (GRT): 90,090
  • Capacity Based on Double Occupancy: 2,143
  • Country of Registry: The Bahamas
  • Total Staterooms: 1,071
  • Suites with Balcony: 64
  • Crew/Hotel Staff Nationality: International
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Ship's registry: The Bahamas

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