Icon of the Seas: The World’s Biggest Cruise Ship Sets Sail from Miami 24

Icon of the Seas: The World’s Biggest Celebrity Cruise Ship

Experience the world’s biggest cruise ship, Icon of the Seas, in Miami. Explore themed neighborhoods, cutting-edge innovations, and unforgettable Caribbean adventures.


Miami’s sun-bathed beaches have just gotten even hotter. The city that sparkles with nightlife and pulsates with cultural vibrancy is now home to the crown jewel of the sea: Icon of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship.

Icon of the Seas: The world's biggest celebrity cruise ship
Icon of the Seas: The world’s biggest celebrity cruise ship

Miracle of modern engineering

Icon of the Seas is the brainchild of Royal Caribbean International, and is a testament to human ingenuity. This monster spans nearly 1,200 feet, displacing 250,800 gross tons. It is a floating city capable of hosting 5,610 guests and 2,350 crew members in luxurious comfort.


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Eight themed neighborhoods await

But the sea icon isn’t just about size; It’s about the experience. Prepare to be dazzled by eight different neighborhoods, each with a portal to its own world:

  • AquaDome: Dive into a watery wonderland of slides, pools and swim-up bars under a dazzling translucent roof.
  • Surfside: Catch a wave (or two) on the onboard surf simulator, enjoy the sun in charming cabanas, or stroll the lively boardwalk.
  • Royal Promenade: This bustling street is your one-stop shop for retail therapy, culinary delights and exciting entertainment.


Beyond the Ordinary: Groundbreaking Innovation

Icon of the Sea pushes the boundaries of nautical design:

  • A Retractable Telescoping Funnel: Say goodbye to pull clearance problems; This marvel of engineering allows the ship to navigate tight waterways with ease.
  • Oasis: Escape to an adults-only sanctuary with a tranquil solarium, a pampering spa, and a chic lounge.
  • Pearls: Prepare to be mesmerized by this interactive, multi-sensory experience. As you touch and move, the floor comes alive with a symphony of light and sound.

A Grand Arrival and Exciting Horizon

Icon of the Seas’ arrival in Miami on January 10, 2024 was a sight to behold. Fireboats, pilot boats, tugs, aircraft and drones escorted the spectacular ship into Biscayne Bay, while a cheering crowd and a live marching band waited on the shore.

Get ready to journey on an unforgettable adventure starting from January 27, 2024. Icon of the Seas will take you to the sun-drenched shores of the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexico. And don’t forget to visit Royal Caribbean’s private island CocoCay, which has been transformed into a “Perfect Day” paradise with a water park, zip lines, helium balloons and endless adventures.

The symbol of the sea is more than just a ship; It is a floating playground, a testament to human ingenuity, and a symbol of Miami’s ever-evolving attractions. So, pack your bags, embrace the spirit of adventure and get ready to immerse yourself in the magic of Icon of the Seas.

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