There are three distinct types of evenings onboard: casual, smart casual, and formal. Expect shorter itineraries to include one formal night, and longer itineraries to feature two formal nights as well as a smart casual night. Suggested guidelines for these nights are:
Casual: Sport shirts and slacks for men, sundresses or pants for women
Smart Casual: Jackets and ties for men, dresses or pantsuits for women
Formal: Suits and ties or tuxedos for men, cocktail dresses for women
Fitness / Recreation
Services at the Fitness Center include no-impact workouts focusing on the total body, and fitness classes such as yoga and tai chi, cardio equipment, and state-of-the-art equipment are available for guests to use at no extra cost for a vigorous workout.
Jog your morning mile with beautiful views of the ocean surrounding you as you run, surf an endless wave on FlowRider, experience the adrenaline rush of skydiving with RipCord by iFly, and more on the upper deck.
Rock Climbing Wall
Royal Caribbean's signature rock climbing walls are consistently a popular activity onboard their ships. The 30-foot high rock wall onboard Anthem of the Seas offers skill combinations for all levels, and not to mention one of the best views from the ship!
Anthem of the Seas offers a wide variety of entertainment options and fun activities for cruisers to take advantage of during days at sea. Catch a Broadway production in the Royal Theater, watch creative shows augmented with stunning technology in Two70, or rock out at the Music Hall where live performances, DJ’s, and themed nights bring the spirit of classic rock-and-roll to life.
Get your kicks at the Seaplex which can transform from a basketball court, to roller skating or bumper car rink, to a circus school with flying trapeze classes! Check out the space in the Seaplex dedicated to gaming where you can enjoy the latest in the realm of video games. On the top deck you can hop on the North Star and rise above the ship for incredible views of the ocean and ports-of-call, as well as enjoy the other Sports Court activities.
Mingle with fellow cruisers at any of the themed bars and lounges, including the cruise line’s innovative Bionic Bar featuring robotic bartenders and the wine bar, Vintages, or try your luck at the onboard casino. Plus, check your cruise schedule for themed nights, pool parties, parades on the Royal Promenade, game shows, outdoor movie nights, and more!
The Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center is the perfect location to sustain a healthy lifestyle. With advanced anti-aging therapies and relaxing massages, the spa is the perfect setting to restore one’s mind and body. Additional services include relaxation, sauna, and steam rooms, as well as a youth spa that aims at providing teens with the same support to a healthy lifestyle.
A selection of duty free shops and galleries are available onboard for shopping, including fine jewelry, cosmetics, gifts, and more!
Enjoy complete flexibility with Dynamic Dining onboard Anthem of the Seas, which includes a ‘Choice’ option giving you total dining freedom, as well as ‘Classic’ option that allows you to experience evenings reminiscent of a different era.
Four complementary main dining options are available to all guests: American Icon Grill, Chic, and the Grande. At the casual American Icon Grill, you’ll enjoy classic American-style comfort foods such as clam chowder, while Chic offers a contemporary menu of international flavors from grilled lamb to Australian barramundi. Silk provides a delectable menu of Asian fusion dishes such as Beijing Duck and Saigon Shrimp, and the Grande Restaurant features a formal setting with a new menu created each night, making every dinner a special occasion!
Coastal Kitchen – Available to suite guests and Pinnacle Club members, Coastal Kitchen blends the freshest California ingredients and style with Mediterranean influences for delightfully light and flavorful dishes. Sip on a refreshing cocktail and enjoy appetizers such as Serrano Ham wrapped dates with Manchego cheese, and entrees like fig and prosciutto flatbread or roasted beef tenderloin!
Send your taste buds on a global adventure with Anthem of the Seas’ selection of specialty restaurants. From Izumi’s Hibachi & Sushi Asian cuisine, to the seasonal menus of Jamie’s Italian, and more, you’ll experience an amazing array of flavors! Highlights include:
Chops Grille – An ideal environment to celebrate a special occasion or to simply experience an extraordinary meal. Serving dishes ranging from filet mignon to mesquite-grilled salmon, Chops Grille offers an elegant atmosphere paired with a mouthwatering menu.
Wonderland – This wonderfully imaginative restaurant serves up a fun and unique dining experience. Select a course from one of six element-inspired menus: Sun, Ice, Fire, Water, Earth and Dreams, and let the flavorful journey begin!
Taste something new each day onboard with the more casual dining spots available. Buffets, delis, pizzerias, complimentary 24-hour room service, and more offer countless options to satisfy all of your cravings. Highlights include:
Windjammer Marketplace – Enjoy spectacular buffets and incredible views. The casual convenience of the Windjammer Marketplace and the wide variety on the menu make this restaurant a guest favorite.
Johnny Rockets – Get the family together for good old-fashioned burgers and fries. With its retro décor and classic all-American menu, Johnny Rockets is like the 1950s all over again.
Devinly Decadence – Sit down for a delicious meal where the flavor is big and every dish is under 500 calories. With a menu designed by The Biggest Loser chef Devin Alexander, you won’t have to worry about enjoying your favorite comfort foods while keeping healthy.
Michael’s Genuine Pub – Enjoy casual, tasty pub options at the first American gastropub at sea. Sample craft beers including a Home Brew, along with a variety of appetizers and desserts crafted by James Beard Award-winning chef, Michael Schwartz.
Anthem of the Seas features the cruise line’s signature Casino Royale with games for all types of players and levels, including Reel Slots, Blackjack, poker, and more. You can also learn how to play a variety of casino-style card games with free lessons anytime!
The Youth Zone onboard comprises several devoted areas tailored for each distinct age group. The Youth Zone includes an area dedicated to science and art with an award-winning Adventure Ocean program featuring classes such as scrapbooking and events such as Wacky Olympics and a Pirate Party Parade.
Teens have their own lounge, spa, and video arcade to hang out in, with events planned just for them that include pool parties and theme nights, sports and video game tournaments, and movie nights, barbeques, and more.