Anthem of the Seas sailed into the Royal Caribbean Cruises family in February 2016. As the second ship in the Quantum Class series; this family-friendly superliner brings together all that's great about cruising. Discover innovative features such as RipCord by iFLY skydiving experience, North Star jewel-shaped capsule, Two70 daytime/evening entertainment complex, SeaPlex with roller-skating rink and dodgem cars, and the unique virtual balcony staterooms - not forgetting Gigi the ten-metre-tall giraffe. Explore mouthwatering dining venues with the new Cosmopolitan Dining experience, together with Smart check-in facilities and new RFID WOW bands. Pamper your mind and body at Vitality at Sea Spa or escape to the child-free Solarium. Enjoy splashing times at Splashaway Bay or show off your surfing or boogie board skills on the FlowRider surf-simulator. Adventure Ocean Youth Programme, DreamWorks Experience, and The Living Room are jam-packed with fun experiences for tots to teens.
Visit Windjammer Marketplace for serve-yourself international fare or tuck into healthy comfort food in Solarium Bistro. Enjoy gourmet sausages at SeaPlex Dog House or toasted sandwiches, made-to-order salads, and homemade soups at Cafe @ Two70. Devour sausages and hot dogs at Dog House or eat made-to-order hamburgers and desserts at Johnny Rockets. Suite guests have exclusive access to Californian and Mediterranean fusion dishes at Coastal Kitchen. The unique Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine presents gourmet dishes and magical elixirs. Chops Grille serves prime steaks with side order dishes, or feast on made-to-order sushi and sashimi delights in Izumi. Dine oriental-style in Silk Restaurant and savour home-style comfort food in American Icon Grill. Jamie's Italian offers a menu of handmade, rustic Italian favourites, or tuck into authentic New York pizzas at Sorrento's. Every night is formal night at the elegant The Grande Restaurant or opt for contemporary cuisine at Chic. Take your seat for a private five-course dining experience with paired wines at Chef's Table.
Relax with speciality coffees at Cafe Promenade or La Patisserie. Pool Bar & Sand Bar keeps you topped up with refreshments poolside or sip fruity cocktails at Sunshine Bar. Michael's Genuine Pub features Michael Swartz's craft beer and pub fare, while robotic bartenders serve you with alcoholic creations at Bionic Bar. Wine-lovers can taste a menu of Old and New World wines at Vintages Wine Bar, or opt for drinks at the chic ice bar, Two70. Combine uplifting atmosphere and jaw-dropping views with champagne and cocktails at North Star Bar. Discover lively salsa music accompanied by mojitos and caipirinha cocktails in Latin-themed Boleros or wind down with ambient piano music at Schooner Bar.
The two-deck high Music Hall is the entertainment hub of the ship; offering dance classes and game shows by day and entertainment shows, billiards tables, and two bars in the evening. Two70 transforms into a unique entertainment venue with dancing, robotics, video projections, and headlining artistes. In the evening, Royal Theatre presents Broadway-style theatre shows, aerial performances, and 3D movies. The Living Room and Fuel Teen Disco offer dedicated teen-only nightclub and chill-out areas. Alternatively, see if your luck is in at the slot machines and blackjack tables in Casino Royale. End the day in style with late-night dancing at lively Boleros nightclub.
Day 1 - 4: UK to New York (USA)
Fly from your chosen UK airport to New York and make your way to the 4* Gallivant Times Square^ for your 4 nights stay.
Day 5: New York to New Jersey
After check-out, make your way to Cape Liberty Port (New Jersey) to board Anthem of the Seas for your cruise around the Bahamas.
Day 8: Orlando, Florida
Port Canaveral is your entrance to the Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando. Orlando's famous theme parks - Universal Studios, Walt Disney World Resort, Epcot, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and SeaWorld Orlando — are all within easy reach. You can float high above the clouds in a hot-air balloon, splash around at water parks, fly around the water on a thrilling airboat ride, and visit the alligators at Gatorland. Orlando is also a shopper's paradise with many of Central Florida's best malls and factory outlets just minutes away. The golden sands of Daytona Beach and Clearwater Beach are also just a couple of hours away. Why not get up close to the rockets at Kennedy Space Center or watch stock cars race around the track at Daytona International Speedway? Experience an exhilarating ride over land and sea at Central Florida Everglades; keeping your eyes peeled for indigenous birds and wildlife en route.
Day 9: Cococay, Bahamas
CocoCay is an island in the Bahama's Berry Island chain. This eco-friendly, private island paradise is exclusive for passengers of Royal Caribbean. Providing 140 acres of private beach, shopping and activities; you'll find everything you need to have a relaxing time. Snorkel around some of the well-marked spots such as an airplane wreck and a sunken shipwrecked replica of Blackbeard's ship, the Queen Anne's Revenge. Expect to see schools of yellow tail snapper, mangrove snapper and sergeant major fish. Grab yourself a souvenir from the straw market to treasure your time here. Relax on the sunny beaches or enjoy the Aqua Park of floating trampolines, slides and climbing walls.
Day 10: Nassau, Bahamas
Here in Nassau you will experience the heart of the Bahamas. The capital of the Bahamas offers the chance to encounter the metropolitan centre with the contrast of paradise being so close. White sandy beaches being a stone throw away from each other. This is the life!
Day 13: New York to UK
Your cruise comes to an end in New Jersey where you disembark and make your way to the airport for your flight back to the UK.