The best Royal Caribbean itineraries for Easter and May half term

Whenever we’re asked about family cruises, we tell our customers about Royal Caribbean – a multi-award-winning line with some of the most innovative cruise ships at sea. Its 25-plus vessels quash all the myths about cruising, offering a packed menu of activities and entertainment all under one roof: West End-style shows, fantastic food, spacious accommodation, and exhilarating activities and amenities, varying by ship. Many Caribbean itineraries include a 'Perfect Day' experience, at the private island of CocoCay with its water park and beach club which is as a unique, exciting and memorable experience for all the family.

Last year, we were especially excited when Royal Caribbean launched the world’s newest and largest ship, Wonder of the Seas, which in 2023 will be sailing from USA throughout the year. Wonder of the Seas brings even bigger adventures to Royal Caribbean’s award-winning Oasis Class, which also includes Harmony of the Seas.

We’ve picked out some of our favourite options for Royal Caribbean cruises to the Easter holidays and May half term, from the Caribbean to the Mediterranean.

The best Royal Caribbean itineraries for Easter and May half term

Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day, 9 April to 16 April 2023 (Easter week)

From £11,549 based on 4 guests. Virgin Atlantic flight from London Heathrow departs 8 April and package includes a pre-night stay

Orlando (Port Canaveral) | 2 days at sea | Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis | Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas | Perfect Day CocoCay, Bahamas | Orlando (Port Canaveral)

This blissful tour of some of the lesser-known spots in the Caribbean is aboard the new Wonder of the Seas with her eight unique neighbourhoods, fully redesigned pool deck, AquaTheater with edge-of-your-seat entertainment, and all-new Playscape, an underwater world with slides, climbing walls and games. This cruise includes a Perfect Day experience at Royal’s spectacular private island of CocoCay with its water park and beach club.

Eastern Caribbean & Perfect Day, 8 to 15 April 2023

Price from £10,455 based on 4 guests. Virgin Atlantic flight from London Heathrow departs 7 April and package includes a pre-night stay

Miami | 2 days at sea | Philipsburg, St Maarten | Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas | Perfect Day CocoCay, Bahamas | Miami

Another round- trip from Miami featuring a day at CocoCay and some of the region’s less crowded destinations, this cruise takes place aboard Harmony of the Seas, which features the the tallest slide at sea, Ultimate Abyss℠, the AquaTheater with its deck-defying stunts and the robot-staffed Bionic Bar.

Spain & France Cruise (ex UK), 28 May to 4 June 2023

From £3,429 based on 4 guests

Southampton | Day at sea | Bordeaux (La Rochelle) | Bilbao | La Coruna |  Day at sea | Paris (Le Havre) |  Southampton

Sailing aboard the spectacular Anthem of the Seas with its RipCord® by iFLY® simulator, record-breaking North Star® observation capsule, and the largest indoor active space at sea, Seaplex®, this memorable cruise takes you to some of the most exciting cities in France and Spain, perfect for those who prefer short haul sailings. Meanwhile, two days at sea give you the time to really make the most of your vessel’s fabulous facilities.

Greek Isles Cruise, 28 May to 4 June 2023

From £5,295 based on 4 guests from Manchester (flights also available from London Gatwick and Glasgow)

Venice (Ravenna) | Bay of Kotor (cruising) | Kotor | Corfu | Athens (Piraeus) | Mykonos, Greece | Argostoli | Venice (Ravenna)

From Venice, Explorer of the Seas will take you through some of the most delightful of the Greek islands. This sailing is ideal for families who prefer to stay a little closer to home but still want to make the most of the stunning European summer weather and views.  Explorer includes an ice rink, a FlowRider® surf simulator and Royal Caribbean’s award-winning Adventure Ocean® Youth Programme, plus much more! What more could you want? 

To book your Easter or May half term cruise with Royal Caribbean, call your Travel Counsellor today.

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