12 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE Adventure Starts Here

Baltimore , Maryland | Charlotte Amalie , St. Thomas | St. Johns , Antigua | Castries , St. Lucia | Basseterre , St. Kitts & Nevis | Philipsburg , St.Maarten | Baltimore , Maryland

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GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS

THE ULTIMATE ESCAPE

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GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS

THE ULTIMATE ESCAPE

From winter escapes and changing seasons at sea to the tropic’s most exotic shores, Grandeur of the Seas® is the ultimate east coast adventure, sailing from Baltimore. It’s the perfect blend of unique experiences onboard and unbelievable shores, like the exotic Southern Caribbean, Canada’s picturesque ports and New England’s iconic coastlines.

GRANDEUR OF THE SEAS

THE ULTIMATE ESCAPE

From winter escapes and changing seasons at sea to the tropic’s most exotic shores, Grandeur of the Seas® is the ultimate east coast adventure, sailing from Baltimore. It’s the perfect blend of unique experiences onboard and unbelievable shores, like the exotic Southern Caribbean, Canada’s picturesque ports and New England’s iconic coastlines.

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BEGINS HERE

You’re in for a world of thrills between shores onboard Grandeur of the Seas®. From tango lessons and cooking sessions to poolside movie screenings and all your favorite arcade games, redefine your playtime one deck at a time.

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GO GOURMET

GLOBETROTTING

For sweet treats and a quick pick-me-up, head to Café Latte-tudes. Or cool off with a cold one at the Pool Bar. At Izumi Japanese Cuisine, you can taste your way through the flavors of Japan, or sit down to a traditional Tuscan meal at Giovanni’s Table— the possibilities are endless.

SHOW STOPPERS

Touch down in Argentina and brush up your boleo in Tango Buenos Aires, a show-stopping journey into the world’s most sultry dance. Or sing along to your favorite Broadway tunes in Broadway Rhythm & Rhyme.

ROOM FOR

ADVENTURE

We’re redefining the way you stay, one room at a time. With quiet comfort and services designed to exceed your expectations, our staterooms offer the perfect time-out from nonstop onboard action and exciting adventures in port. From special needs to wee ones, and even extended families wanting to keep the whole crew together, we’ve got you covered.

Day 1 - Departure Day

Baltimore, Maryland

DEPARTS:
4:00 PM

CHARM CITY ADVENTURE

Spend the morning walking around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where majestic tall ships reveal this East Coast city’s rich maritime legacy. And be sure to visit the star-shaped Fort McHenry, birthplace of America’s “Star-Spangled Banner” anthem.

Aerial view of Downtown Inner Harbor area in Baltimore, Maryland
Purple sunset at waterfront in Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland

CHARM CITY ADVENTURE

Spend the morning walking around Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where majestic tall ships reveal this East Coast city’s rich maritime legacy. And be sure to visit the star-shaped Fort McHenry, birthplace of America’s “Star-Spangled Banner” anthem.

Aerial view of Downtown Inner Harbor area in Baltimore, Maryland
Purple sunset at waterfront in Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland

THINGS TO DO

View of Inner Harbor area in Downtown from a docked ship in Baltimore

Nautical Ties

No visit to Baltimore is complete without exploring the historic Inner Harbor. Step aboard a collection of impressive ships— a Pearl Harbor-era cutter, a 1930s lightship, a sail-powered warship dating back to 1797. Then stroll around brick walkways flanked by chic boutiques, restaurants serving Mid-Atlantic seafood, and photo-worthy views of the water.

Fort McHenry raising the American flag, Baltimore, Maryland

Star Of The Show

Relive the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry, where in 1814, by dawn’s early light, Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner, the United States’ national anthem. Enter this star-shaped citadel to follow a period costumed guide around the grounds, watch an educational film, and see a replica of the 15-starred American flag.

Waterfront promenade near the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Mayland

Water Logged

Encounter almost 20,000 sea creatures spanning seven stories of interactive exhibits at the National Aquarium. Widely considered one of the best in America, this mind-boggling aquatic space includes a rooftop rainforest, multistory shark tank and reef recreations that are home to sea turtles, stingrays, bottlenose dolphins, sharks and more.

INSIDER TIP

The Baltimore Water Taxi is the best way to explore the Inner Harbor. With 14 stops along the waterfront, boats arrive approximately every 15 minutes at the most popular attractions.

Day 2 - At Sea

CRUISING

CAN'T MISS FAVORITES

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QN culinary shoot

CAN'T MISS FAVORITES

HM, Harmony of the Seas, Rock Wall, young woman, girl, teen, smiling, fun, effort, climbing, reaching, POV from above,
QN culinary shoot

THINGS TO DO

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Rock Climbing Wall

A BOLDER BOULDER

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

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Culinary Classes

CHOP TIL YOU DROP

Watch seasoned chefs turn fresh ingredients into delectable appetizers, main dishes and desserts, as you get tips that will take your culinary pursuits to the next level.

Day 3 - At Sea

CRUISING

FOR FOODIES

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FOR FOODIES

Izumi, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Dining, Japanese Food and Beverage, sushi, Salmon Salad with Watercress
Chops Grille, specialty dining, service, Food and Beverage, GR, Revitalization, Grandeur of the Seas?

THINGS TO DO

Izumi, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Dining, Japanese Food and Beverage, sushi, Assorted Rolls
Izumi

A FAR EAST FEAST

Say “Konnichiwa” to a reimagined favorite. Sushi, sashimi and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation. Now that’s fresh.

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Chops Grille

A CUT ABOVE THE REST

For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille℠ have proudly presented quality, hand-cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant.

Day 4 - At Sea

CRUISING

SHOW STOPPERS

SHOW STOPPERS

THINGS TO DO

Tango Buenos Aires

BRUSH UP YOUR BOLEO

Slip into sultry rhythms and heart-racing beats as we touch down in Tango Buenos Aires and delve into the universal dance of love and passion.

Broadway Rhythm & Rhyme

ENTER STAGE RIGHT

Sing along with your favorite show tunes as the rhythm, rhyme, words and music of Broadway transport you to NYC.

Day 5 - DOCKED

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

ARRIVES:
9:00 AM
DEPARTS:
6:00 PM

HARBOR OF CHARMS

St. Thomas offers all the action of a lively city and the allure of a secluded island getaway. Stroll through the colorful markets of Charlotte Amalie, or unwind on the sugary sand beach at Magen’s Bay. Whether you’re looking to turn up or tune out, you’ll feel a world away in this unique slice of paradise.

Harbor Sunset from mountain, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Boats gathered in St. Thomas Bay on a sunny day
Statue of Blackbeard fighting with a sword, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

HARBOR OF CHARMS

St. Thomas offers all the action of a lively city and the allure of a secluded island getaway. Stroll through the colorful markets of Charlotte Amalie, or unwind on the sugary sand beach at Magen’s Bay. Whether you’re looking to turn up or tune out, you’ll feel a world away in this unique slice of paradise.

Harbor Sunset from mountain, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas
Boats gathered in St. Thomas Bay on a sunny day
Statue of Blackbeard fighting with a sword, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

THINGS TO DO

Palm trees and white sand, Magens Bay beach, Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Beach Hop ‘Till You Drop

St. Thomas is home to some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Ditch the crowds for some prime snorkeling at Sapphire Beach. And of course, no visit is complete without a stop at Magen’s Bay, named one of the world’s most beautiful beaches by National Geographic.

View of Magens Bay from a cliff in Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Snag Panoramic Views of Paradise

St. Thomas’s central mountain range offers endless opportunities to snag the ultimate panoramic selfie. Head to Government Hill, Drake’s Seat on Skyline Drive, and Mountain Top, which rises over 1,500 feet above sea level for the most bragworthy views.

Front of the Old Lutheran Church during a clear sky sunny day in Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas

Journey Into the Past

Just off Main Street, visit the St. Thomas Synagogue and Frederick Lutheran Church, each the second oldest of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Stop by Blackbeard’s Castle, built in 1679, and see the world’s largest collection of life-sized pirate statues. Or climb the legendary 99 Steps built by 18th century Danes, using bricks that once served as ship ballast.

Day 6 - DOCKED

St. Johns, Antigua

ARRIVES:
8:00 AM
DEPARTS:
5:00 PM

SANDY SHORES GALORE

In the capital of St. John, you can peek into local craft shops or explore a centuries-old British naval base in Nelson’s Dockyard. If beachcombing is more your speed, choose from any of Antigua’s 365 beaches. The island offers the best of both worlds, from bustling markets and candy-colored colonial buildings to winding rainforest trails and hidden coves.

Sunrise at Shirley Heights, The Lookout, with views of the Falmouth and English Harbors, St. John's, Antigua
Catamarans docked near colorful architecture with Baroque Cathedral in the distance, St. John's, Antigua
The devil's bridge in St. John's, Antigua is a beautiful natural bridge created from rock right on the beach letting waves crash under.

SANDY SHORES GALORE

In the capital of St. John, you can peek into local craft shops or explore a centuries-old British naval base in Nelson’s Dockyard. If beachcombing is more your speed, choose from any of Antigua’s 365 beaches. The island offers the best of both worlds, from bustling markets and candy-colored colonial buildings to winding rainforest trails and hidden coves.

Sunrise at Shirley Heights, The Lookout, with views of the Falmouth and English Harbors, St. John's, Antigua
Catamarans docked near colorful architecture with Baroque Cathedral in the distance, St. John's, Antigua
The devil's bridge in St. John's, Antigua is a beautiful natural bridge created from rock right on the beach letting waves crash under.

THINGS TO DO

Stone windmill tower at Betty's Hope, St. John's, Antigua

HUNT FOR HISTORY

Explore Betty’s Hope, two restored stone windmill towers that were once part of Antigua’s first major sugar plantation. The site dates back to the mid-1600s.

Restored historic building at Nelson's Dockyard, St. John's, Antigua

DISCOVER THE DOCKYARD

Once the base of the British Royal Navy, Nelson’s Dockyard is now the only working Georgian dockyard in the world. It’s home to several sailing and yachting events, and close to the historic Clarence House.

Yachts on the coastline of St. Johns, Antigua

SOAK UP THE HEIGHTS

For some of the best views on the island, head to Shirley Heights— a restored military lookout nicknamed ‘The Lookout.’ It offers the best views of the Falmouth and English Harbors.

Day 7 - DOCKED

Castries, St. Lucia

ARRIVES:
9:00 AM
DEPARTS:
6:00 PM

PEAK ADVENTURE

Get to know St. Lucia— an eco-tourist’s utopia. You can trek the enormous rainforest to visit the towering, green-mantled twin peaks known as the Pitons. And be sure to soak in the natural wonders— whether it be the hot mineral pools or the sulphur springs that are heated by the dormant volcano of Soufriere.

Fishing boats on the bay of Anse La Raye, Castries, St. Lucia
Beautiful lush vegetation in Diamond Falls Botanical Garden
Girl on red canoe, sailing to the Pitons on Castries, St. Lucia

PEAK ADVENTURE

Get to know St. Lucia— an eco-tourist’s utopia. You can trek the enormous rainforest to visit the towering, green-mantled twin peaks known as the Pitons. And be sure to soak in the natural wonders— whether it be the hot mineral pools or the sulphur springs that are heated by the dormant volcano of Soufriere.

Fishing boats on the bay of Anse La Raye, Castries, St. Lucia
Beautiful lush vegetation in Diamond Falls Botanical Garden
Girl on red canoe, sailing to the Pitons on Castries, St. Lucia

THINGS TO DO

Steaming sulphur springs by Qualibou volcano, Soufriere, Castries, St. Lucia

Play In The Mud

Melt away your cares in the town of Soufriere, home to Sulphur Springs, known for its medicinal waters since the 1600s. Soak in natural thermal pools at the bottom of the bubbling craters and zen out while indulging in a therapeutic mineral mud bath from head to toe.

Couple relaxing in nature at a dry waterfall in Castries, St. Lucia

Sky High Ride

See the rainforest and island vistas from a unique perspective— an open-air gondola that soars high through an ecological park in north St. Lucia. The aerial tram ride is the best way to get up close with towering gommier trees, strangler ficus plants, gigantic ferns and the many indigenous birds.

Sunny day with sailboats at Marigot Bay, Castries, St. Lucia

Serene Scene

Make your way to Marigot Bay— a gorgeous natural harbor straight out of a movie scene, dotted with restaurants, bars and shops. You can stroll the yacht marina, shop at boutiques, visit a French bakery or relax at the secluded beach, accessible by ferry.

Day 8 - DOCKED

Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis

ARRIVES:
9:00 AM
DEPARTS:
6:00 PM

MINIMIZE IMPACT, MAXIMIZE ADVENTURE

Welcome to an island nation teeming with history and eco-tourism adventures. Explore colonial estates, monuments and fortresses in Basseterre. Gear up and climb Mount Liamuiga volcano or hop in a kayak to get up close with tropical reef fish. Or slow things down with a more laidback escape to the tiny sister island, Nevis, for a relaxing beach day.

Couple resting from volcano hike on Mount Liamuiga, Basseterre
Brimstone Hill Fortress in St. Kitts
Hiking trail in a Basseterre rainforest

MINIMIZE IMPACT, MAXIMIZE ADVENTURE

Welcome to an island nation teeming with history and eco-tourism adventures. Explore colonial estates, monuments and fortresses in Basseterre. Gear up and climb Mount Liamuiga volcano or hop in a kayak to get up close with tropical reef fish. Or slow things down with a more laidback escape to the tiny sister island, Nevis, for a relaxing beach day.

Couple resting from volcano hike on Mount Liamuiga, Basseterre
Brimstone Hill Fortress in St. Kitts
Hiking trail in a Basseterre rainforest

THINGS TO DO

Couple hiking on a volcano trail in Basseterre rainforest

TAKE A HIKE

Hit the Mount Liamuiga trail and trek through towering trees, tangled vines, and tropical flowers to the crater of the 3,792-foot dormant volcano. At the peak of your 6-mile ascent, you’ll be rewarded with a view that goes so far, you can see neighboring islands.

Boardwalk with traditional red houses in Nevis, Basseterre

HIT THE STRIP

For a taste of nightlife while the sun is still shining, head to The Strip on South Frigate Bay. This hot spot along the beach is lined with resorts, restaurants and bars with open-air dance floors. Most places open at 10 a.m. and keep the island party vibes going until late night.

Sunny day at old sugarcane plantation ruins, Basseterre

ALL ABOARD

Hop on the West Indies’ last railway— double-decker railcars that travel along a line built a century ago to transport sugarcane across the island. You’ll pass historical estates and countryside filled with tall wild sugarcane.

Day 9 - DOCKED

Philipsburg, St.Maarten

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM
DEPARTS:
5:00 PM
CROSSROADS

OF THE CARIBBEAN

St. Maarten sits at the crossroads of the Caribbean and the Atlantic. It’s also a place where over 120 cultures meet. You can taste it in the island’s cuisine, which is rated among the best in the Caribbean. And you can feel it whether you stay in the upbeat, party-centric Dutch side where the port is located, or cross into the laid-back, local-driven French side of the island.

Sunset at Marigot, Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Cliffs and rock formations lining the white sands of Cupecoy Beach, Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Sailboats racing in the Regatta through the crystal clear waters of Philipsburg, St. Maarten
CROSSROADS

OF THE CARIBBEAN

St. Maarten sits at the crossroads of the Caribbean and the Atlantic. It’s also a place where over 120 cultures meet. You can taste it in the island’s cuisine, which is rated among the best in the Caribbean. And you can feel it whether you stay in the upbeat, party-centric Dutch side where the port is located, or cross into the laid-back, local-driven French side of the island.

Sunset at Marigot, Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Cliffs and rock formations lining the white sands of Cupecoy Beach, Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Sailboats racing in the Regatta through the crystal clear waters of Philipsburg, St. Maarten

THINGS TO DO

Aerial view of the Great Salt Pond, Philipsburg, St. Maarten

LOTERIE FARM

Loterie Farm is a nature sanctuary with 135 acres of hiking trails, a zip line adventure course, and a spring fed multi-level pool with cascading waterfalls..

Philipsburg, St. Maarten, cityscape at the Great Salt Pond.

SIMPSON BAY LAGOON

The largest saltwater lagoon in the Caribbean, Simpson Bay is a great spot for lounging and watching the boats and yachts that dot its picturesque harbor.

Enjoying a relaxing, seaside lobster lunch in Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Local Cuisine

This gourmet capital of the Caribbean serves a mix of French, East Indian and island flavors. Stop by a roadside barbecue stand (called a lolo) and enjoy lobster grilled on split-metal drums. Or dine on stuffed crab and cod fritters at any local cafe. Be sure to try some guavaberry liqueur, made exclusively on the island.

Day 10 - At Sea

CRUISING

LIGHTS OUT NIGHTS OUT

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Tropical and fruity cocktails served right by the pool at the Solarium Bar

LIGHTS OUT NIGHTS OUT

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Tropical and fruity cocktails served right by the pool at the Solarium Bar

THINGS TO DO

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R Bar

SHAKING UP THE CLASSICS

Vintage glamor comes alive at R Bar — serving classic cocktails, like gin martinis and Old Fashioneds, in a distinctly sophisticated setting.

Solarium Bar and cafe on the OA, Oasis of the Seas
Solarium Bar

SUN, SERENITY & SIPS

Does sitting in the whirlpool make you thirsty? Grab a drink at the nearby Solarium Bar.

Day 11 - At Sea

CRUISING

CAN'T MISS FAVORITES

HM, Harmony of the Seas, Rock Wall, young woman, girl, teen, smiling, fun, effort, climbing, reaching, POV from above,
QN culinary shoot

CAN'T MISS FAVORITES

HM, Harmony of the Seas, Rock Wall, young woman, girl, teen, smiling, fun, effort, climbing, reaching, POV from above,
QN culinary shoot

THINGS TO DO

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Rock Climbing Wall

A BOLDER BOULDER

Rise to the occasion and take on the signature Rock Climbing Wall. From beginners to speed climbers, everyone can enjoy an unparalleled view from 40 feet above deck. Included in your fare, no reservation required.

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Culinary Classes

CHOP TIL YOU DROP

Watch seasoned chefs turn fresh ingredients into delectable appetizers, main dishes and desserts, as you get tips that will take your culinary pursuits to the next level.

Day 12 - At Sea

CRUISING

FOR FOODIES

Izumi, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Dining, Japanese Food and Beverage, sushi, Salmon Salad with Watercress
Chops Grille, specialty dining, service, Food and Beverage, GR, Revitalization, Grandeur of the Seas?

FOR FOODIES

Izumi, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Dining, Japanese Food and Beverage, sushi, Salmon Salad with Watercress
Chops Grille, specialty dining, service, Food and Beverage, GR, Revitalization, Grandeur of the Seas?

THINGS TO DO

Izumi, Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Dining, Japanese Food and Beverage, sushi, Assorted Rolls
Izumi

A FAR EAST FEAST

Say “Konnichiwa” to a reimagined favorite. Sushi, sashimi and more, all made-to-order with intense flavors, the best ingredients and impeccable presentation. Now that’s fresh.

Chops Grille, specialty dining, service, Food and Beverage, GR, Revitalization, Grandeur of the Seas?
Chops Grille

A CUT ABOVE THE REST

For more than a decade, the chefs of Chops Grille℠ have proudly presented quality, hand-cut steaks at this hallmark Royal Caribbean restaurant.

Day 13 - Arrival Day

Baltimore, Maryland

ARRIVES:
7:00 AM

CHARM CITY ADVENTURE

Top off your East Coast adventure like a true Baltimorean. Crack into blue crabs at a seaside shack. Catch a Ravens football game or root on the Orioles at Camden Yards. Explore downtown’s world-renowned museums and enjoy skyline views atop Federal Hill. Or raise a pint in an old-school Fells Point pub.

Sail ship docked at Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland

CHARM CITY ADVENTURE

Top off your East Coast adventure like a true Baltimorean. Crack into blue crabs at a seaside shack. Catch a Ravens football game or root on the Orioles at Camden Yards. Explore downtown’s world-renowned museums and enjoy skyline views atop Federal Hill. Or raise a pint in an old-school Fells Point pub.

Sail ship docked at Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland

THINGS TO DO

Plate of blue crab with lemon and seasoning, in Baltimore, Mayland

Local Cuisine

You can’t leave Baltimore without feasting on Chesapeake Bay blue crabs, which are steamed in Old Bay seasoning or served as golden brown cakes. Little Italy’s trattorias serve up pasta, tiramisu and cannoli— and National Bohemian Beer, lovingly nicknamed Natty Boh, is a local staple. Lexington Market is a foodie’s paradise where nearly 100 vendors shuck raw bar fare, plus enjoy deli sandwiches and the famous Berger cookie.

View of Inner Harbor skyline from promenade at sunset, in Baltimore

Shopping

Satisfy all your souvenir needs and more at Harborplace, a festival marketplace. Mount Vernon’s Antique Row houses a string of retailers dating to the 1840s. The Hampden neighborhood is known for indie stores and vintage clothing outfitters— or browse Thames Street in Fells Point for vinyl records, books and trendy clothing.

INSIDER TIP

A 15% to 20% gratuity is customary in restaurants and bars. At the airport, tip skycaps at least $1 per bag.

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