5 night

Western Caribbean Cruise

Leaving from Tampa, Florida, on the Empress of the Seas. Select Sail Date

Cruising Itinerary

Day 1

Departs 4:00 PM

Welcome: Tampa, Florida Florida

Welcome aboard Empress of the Seas

While in Tampa, be sure to stroll through the historic Ybor City, full of restaurants, shops and bars, visit the Busch Gardens theme park or explore the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. This metropolis never stands still.

Ybor City

Discover the influence of Cuban and Spanish cigar manufacturers at the Ybor City Museum.

Day 2

Arrives 12:30 PM Departs 7:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Key West, Florida Florida

The southernmost city in the United States is laid-back, eclectic and brimming with island charm. Discover Key West's 19th-century character in Old Town, whose leafy streets are lined with Victorian homes, quaint cottages and grand mansions.

Glass-bottom Boat Ride

View the only living coral reef in the continental United States from the surface.

Custom House

Visit the Museum of Art and History at the Custom House, a must-see when in Key West.

Day 3

(Cruising)

Cruising: Cruising Cruising

Whether you seek an adrenaline rush or total tranquility, our ships have it all. Try rock climbing 40 feet above deck and play a game of basketball on our sports court. Melt away land-based stress with a spa massage, build a scrapbook of memories or simply relax poolside.
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Day 4

Arrives 7:00 AM Departs 6:00 PM (Docked)

Port of Call: Cozumel, Mexico Mexico

Cozumel features great diving, snorkeling and beaches, marine-life encounters, botanical gardens, trails and shopping in the town of San Miguel. The nearby mainland is home to Tulum, Mayan cliffside ruins overlooking the Caribbean.

Tulúm

Explore the ruins of the ancient Mayan city of Tulum, perched above the Caribbean.

Chankanaab

Explore the underwater world of Chankanaab aboard the Atlantis Submarine.

Day 5

(Cruising)

Cruising: Cruising Cruising

Onboard, dining is about more than just food. Think ambience, variety and the flexibility to decide when and what you savor.
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Day 6

Arrives 7:00 AM

Port of Arrival: Tampa, Florida Florida

While in Tampa, be sure to stroll through the historic Ybor City, full of restaurants, shops and bars, visit the Busch Gardens theme park or explore the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. This metropolis never stands still.

Ybor City

Discover the influence of Cuban and Spanish cigar manufacturers at the Ybor City Museum.

Busch Gardens

A 330-acre zoo and theme park, it will bring out the kid in you.

What's Included

Accommodations

  • The ultimate in comfort, convenience, and luxury plus a staff that's available twenty-four seven. You'll agree there's nothing better than returning "home" after a day filled with adventure.

Dine Royally

  • On a Royal Caribbean cruise vacation, dining is part of the journey. It's more than just food. It's about the ambience, the dining experience, variety and the flexibility to plan dinner whenever you're ready.

Love Your Days at Sea

  • Whether it's your first time on a rock wall or you're a seasoned climber, there are challenges for all levels of experience. We'll provide all of the equipment, including shoes, helmets, and harnesses.

Entertainment

  • The gorgeous view isn't the only thing that will dazzle you onboard our cruise ships. World-class performers from all over the globe star in awe-inspiring original shows by Royal Caribbean Productions.

Youth and Teen Program

  • Your kids are in good hands with our Adventure Ocean® Youth & Teen Program. With our uniquely creative, educational and totally awesome programs, now you can be sure your kids will have a great, safe time.

Fitness Center

  • From state-of-the-art equipment to all the latest classes, we've got everything the most sophisticated fitness clubs have - plus an amazing view.

  • *Prices are average per person, cruise only, based on occupancy selected, reflect promotional savings (if any), for new individual bookings, are subject to change and availability.
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses are subject to change.
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