Ovation of the Seas made a real splash when she was launched in April 2016. As the third ship in the Quantum Class series; this superliner will amaze you from the moment you step aboard. Marvel at innovative features such as: RipCord by iFLY skydiving experience, North Star jewel-shaped capsule, Two70 entertainment complex, SeaPlex with roller-skating and dodgem cars, and unique Virtual Balcony staterooms - not forgetting the ten metre-tall Mama and Baby pandas on Deck 15. Discover superb eating venues with the new Cosmopolitan Dining experience, as well as SMART check-in facilities and new RFID WOW bands. Escape to the child-free Solarium or indulge your mind and body at Vitality at Sea Spa. Learn to surf or boogie board like a professional on the FlowRider surf-simulator or splash around in style at Splashaway Bay. Adventure Ocean Youth Programme, DreamWorks Experience, and Scratch DJ Academy create fun-packed experiences for tots to teens.
Windjammer Marketplace is open for serve-yourself international fare or enjoy all-day breakfasts and light bites in the adjacent 24-hour The Grill. Tuck into Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern flavours in Solarium Bistro or enjoy gourmet sausages at SeaPlex Dog House. Cafe @ Two70 serves toasted sandwiches, made-to-order salads, and homemade soups or stop by Kung Fu Panda for family-style noodles. Suite guests have exclusive access to Californian and Mediterranean fusion dishes at Coastal Kitchen. Gourmet dishes and magical elixirs await in the unique Wonderland Imaginative Cuisine. Dine oriental-style in Silk Restaurant and savour home-style comfort food in American Icon Grill. Chops Grille serves prime steaks with side order dishes, while sushi and sashimi treats are made-to-order in Izumi. Every night is formal night at the graceful The Grande Restaurant or why not opt for contemporary cuisine at Chic? Jamie's Italian by Jamie Oliver presents a menu of handmade, rustic Italian favourites, or feast on authentic New York pizzas at Sorrento's.
Relax with speciality coffees at Cafe Promenade or La Patisserie. Pool Bar and Sky Bar keep you topped up with refreshments poolside or sip fruity cocktails at Sunshine Bar. Discover light music at the nautically-themed Schooner's Piano Bar or lively salsa music accompanied by mojitos and caipirinha cocktails in Latin-themed Boleros. Michael's Genuine Pub features Michael Swartz's craft beer and pub fare, while robotic bartenders serve you with alcoholic delights at Bionic Bar. Wine-lovers uncover a world of fine tipples in the relaxed setting of Vintages Wine Bar, or opt for drinks at the chic ice bar, Two70. Enjoy the uplifting atmosphere and jaw-dropping views with champagne and cocktails at North Star Bar.
Royal Theatre presents Broadway-style theatre shows, aerial performances, and 3D movies. Music Hall spans two decks and offers dance classes and game shows by day; before hosting entertainment shows, billiards tables, and two bars in the evening. Two70 transforms into an entertainment venue like no other with dancing, robotics, video projections, and headlining artistes. The Living Room and Fuel Teen Disco offer dedicated teen-only nightclub and chill-out areas. Or you can snuggle up with the family on deck and watch a movie under the stars. Alternatively, see if luck's on your side at the slot machines and blackjack tables in Casino Royale. Dance until late at lively Boleros nightclub to end the day in style.
Day 1: UK to Honolulu, Hawaii
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Honolulu and make your way to your chosen hotel for a three night stay.
Day 2 - 3: Honolulu, Hawaii
Arrive at the 4* Sheraton Princess Kaiulani for your three night stay.
Day 4: Honolulu, Hawaii (Embarkation Day)
After check out make your way to the port and board Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas for your twelve night cruise.
Day 5: Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu is Hawaii's state capital and only major city. This bustling city is equally matched by the relaxing atmosphere of a Hawaiian island. Board a boat to the awe-inspiring Pearl Harbor & USS Arizona Memorial. Alternatively, head to the idyllic Hanauma Bay and relax on the horseshoe sands or snorkel in the welcoming turquoise waters. Explore the magical Diamond Head trail and head to the tuff cone volanic crater, where you’ll find the former fort boasting panoramic views. Gaze out to sea from the top of the Aloha Tower and eat your way through the streets of Chinatown. Browse at the world's largest open-air shopping centre at Ala Moana or visit the city's treasure-filled art museums.
Day 6: Lahaina, Hawaii
This historical town is a transformed hot shop for tourism; you’ll find art galleries and a variety of vibrant shops and restaurants along lively Front Street. The area also boasts historical heritage - see the US Seamen's Hospital, Historical Lahaina Prison, and the Wo Hing Temple. The sunny climate in Lahaina makes the beaches here a prime spot; visit the four-mile-long Kaanapali Beach, one of the finest beaches in Maui.
Day 7: Kailua Kona, Hawaii
The Kona region is a 60-mile stretch which houses everything from coffee farms to Hawaiian landmarks. Experience Kona's history at Hulihee Palace, once a summer holiday home for Hawaiian royalty and today a museum showcasing artefacts. Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park is a natural beauty; explore and discover how an early Hawaiian settlement survived on the Kona coast. South Kona's calm and clear waters are the perfect place to go snorkelling, diving and dolphin spotting. Take a boat tour and scuba-dive off the reefs or go deep sea fishing. Back on land, travel to the upland slopes and sample the Kona coffee which is locally grown.
Day 14: Victoria, (British Columbia) Canada
Also known as the 'The Garden City' of Canada, Victoria sits on the southern end of Vancouver Island. The area is a hotspot for whales which can often be seen from the harbour or take a boat trip for a close up view. The city's British Colonial past comes to life in its Victorian buildings, including the stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion. Admire the 55 acres of colourful floral displays and water features at Butchart Gardens and view the butterflies at Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Step back in time at Royal British Columbia Museum or observe worldwide destinations in miniature form at Miniature World.
Day 15: Seattle, Washington
The city of Seattle sits on Puget Sound in America's Pacific Northwest. Uber-trendy and cosmopolitan Seattle is not only the home of great coffee but is also a Mecca for sporting enthusiasts and art and music buffs. Visit the iconic Space Needle and take the lift to the Observation Deck for 360-degree views of the city and beyond. Stop by the vast Pike Place Market to indulge in retail therapy, before paying a visit to the nearby Seattle Art Museum. See the glass sculptures on display at Chihuly Garden and Glass or explore the world aviation at Seattle's Museum of Flight. Get up close to the wildlife at Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo or delve into Native American cultures and the Gold Rush era at The Museum of History and Industry. Escape to the ambient surrounds of the 550-acre Discovery Park overlooking Puget Sound; home to West Point Lighthouse and an environmental learning centre.
Day 16: Vancouver, (British Columbia), Canada to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and make your way back to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.