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Ovation of the Seas

55 Reviews
Royal Caribbean

It's time to explore the Last Frontier on the beautiful Ovation of the Seas. This Royal Caribbean cruise ship is ready to take you on unparalleled voyages from the icy shores of Alaska to the sun in Hawaii, to coral reefs in Australia, and to the shores of the South Pacific. As one of the world's biggest ships to sail to Alaska, get ready to see the sights from the highest vantage point available on any cruise ship with North Star, where guests get a bird's-eye view from 300 feet in the air - with special North Star Alaskan Experiences for the Alaskan tour. Let the amazing onboard adventures complement your fantastic view. Hit the waves on FlowRider, the 40-foot-long surf simulator or, for the really adventurous, enjoy rock-climbing 40-feet above the deck as you sail along.

But the fun doesn't stop with events and adventures, be sure to check out the ship's amazing assortment of eateries - from five-star dining to casual, and everything in between. You can also choose from an assortment of lounges, including Two70, which features stunning multimedia shows or have an innovative cocktail at the Bionic Bar, which is served up by robots. With sumptuous dining experiences, special events and more, this exquisite ship is ready for adventure, all you need to do is be ready to explore.

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With food inspired by the world's best, there's no shortage of great things to eat on Ovation of the Seas. For culinary excellence, head to Jamie's Italian by celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver and enjoy Tuscan-inspired dishes and handmade pasta that are sure to please. Chops Grille, a staple of Royal Caribbean cruises for over a decade, is waiting for delicious, hand-cut steaks as well as other food options - combined with excellent service and an amazing ambiance, Chops Grille is sure to make for a special night out. There are plenty of casual dining options on board as well, including Dog House, which serves delicious, gourmet hotdogs, or guests can also enjoy Fish and Chips which is located right by the pool. You can also stop by The Café@Two70 features hot-pressed sandwiches, soups, and salads, and much more!


Make a reservation for Pixels and enjoy the sights of this amazing live performance. Blending music, performance, and experimental cinematography, sit back and let the music and performance take you away as live screens and state-of-the-art technology, as well as brilliant live performers, dance along to some of the best musical hits. Talk to onboard staff to snag a reservation and arrive early to get the best seats. If acrobatics are more your style, make a reservation for Live. Love. Legs. and watch as talented acrobatic performers take you on a breathless adventure - all above your head! If romance and adventure are what you're after, be sure to catch The Beautiful Dream an original production that tells the tale of a man visited in his dreams by his departed soulmate - the catalyst for an epic where anything can happen.

Fitness & Recreation

While cruising with Royal Caribbean, you can keep fit while still enjoying your vacation. Whether you keep to a strict exercise schedule or are looking to incorporate some healthy habits into your vacation, this vessel has got you covered. Join a trained, onboard instructor in one of the many fitness classes, including yoga, spinning, Pilates, and more. Or, make use of the exercise equipment and take in the view as you move to your own beat. If you're looking for alternative ways to get some exercise, head to the 40-foot rock-climbing wall, or take some dance classes from professional instructors. There's the perfect fitness activity for everyone on board!


Take a breath and get ready to let go of your tension as you slip into the Vitality Spa on Ovation of the Seas. The spa offers an array of professional services including wraps, facials, massages, and acupuncture. If you're looking to indulge in beauty treatments, onboard medi-spa treatments help to minimize the look of wrinkles while lifting and toning your skin. You can also enjoy professional spa products and treatments from Elemis, La Thérapie, and Ionithermie, some of the top brands in beauty products, ensuring that your body and skin are taken care of by the very best. For those special nights out, or if you're looking to get a trim, guests can also book an appointment with the salon and get that perfect look.


From high fashion to liquor, fine jewelry, beauty products, and more, you're going to love shopping on Ovation of the Seas! With some of the biggest names in retail, you don't have to go without even while traveling. With tax and duty-free shopping available on board, you can shop till your heart's content and bring back gifts for friends and family, or find the perfect memento of your cruise to bring home with you. Be sure to check with onboard staff for any special shopping events - and don't forget that there's also an onboard price match guarantee, so don't wait till you get home to get something special, indulge and enjoy!


Kids of all ages are sure to love a trip on Ovation of the Seas. With specially tailored events just for them, parents will love how engaged and entertained their kids are -and they'll love it too! Check out the Adventure Ocean where fun activities have been tailored for children between the ages of three and 11. Or, check out Splashaway Bay, the perfect waterpark for kids where water cannons, water slides, pools and more are ready to help kids have a splish-splashing great time. Kids and teens will love a climb on the rock-climbing wall, or families can take a ride on the bumper cars together! With so many great activities to choose from, your family is sure to love every minute of their cruise!


Get ready to enjoy the sights, sounds, and fun of the onboard casino. Whether you're a seasoned professional or are looking to try your hand at some new games, Ovation of the Seas has just what you need to have a great time at the casino. With tons of games to choose from, including slots, Poker, Roulette, and more, you're sure to have a blast. For guests who are unfamiliar with some gaming rules, or who are looking to pick up a new hobby, be sure to get in on one of the complimentary gaming sessions where staff can teach you how to play their most popular games. And, for professionals, get in on one of the onboard tournaments - you never know when Lady Luck just might smile on you! For guests 18 years and older (21 and older in Alaska).



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4.5 Stars
55 Reviews
* All reviews are by verified customers that have traveled by booking through a travel agent in the Avoya Network
“Family Fun!!”
5 Stars
Cruise Date: 05/17/2024
Destination: Alaska
Reviewed 23 days ago by Michael
3 Stars
Cruise Date: 10/06/2023
Destination: USA/Canada
Reviewed 8 months ago by Helga
5 Stars
Cruise Date: 09/29/2023
Destination: Alaska
Reviewed 8 months ago by Edna anne
“Beautiful and a must see!”
4 Stars
Cruise Date: 08/18/2023
Destination: Alaska
Reviewed 10 months ago by Jonna
“Wonderful way to celebrate 50 years of marriage ”
5 Stars
Cruise Date: 07/28/2023
Destination: Alaska
Reviewed 11 months ago by Jackie
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