Royal Caribbean International’s new cruise ship Icon of the Seas, ranked as the largest in the world, will include Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic, as part of its destinations for the premiere of its 2025-2026 season.
The Bride of the Atlantic will be included in the 7-night Eastern Caribbean route, sailing from Miami.
Tourists will be able to experience scenic locations booked from.
new destinations: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie and St. Thomas.
In addition to two to three days at sea, each cruise includes a visit to Royal Caribbean’s award-winning private island, Perfect Day at Coco Cay, which features Hideaway Beach, a new adults-only oceanfront paradise opening in January 2024.
Royal Caribbean International’s Icon of the Seas, measures 365 meters in length and will weigh some 250,800 tons. It will accommodate 5,610 passengers and 2,350 crew.
Highlights of the experiences on offer include the world’s largest water park at sea, named Category 6, which will consist of six water slides. Plus seven swimming pools and nine onboard hot tubs.
The ship promises more than 40 ways to dine, drink and be entertained, many of them included in the cruise fare. With 20 decks and eight areas to explore, the idea is to cater to all types of vacationers, from areas dedicated to young families to adult-only spaces.