Review of Icon Of The Seas deck 17 (Suites-Chill Island3-Cloud 17-Pool-Sports)
The midship-positioned Chill Island Neighborhood spans 3 decks (15-16-17), houses 4x (of the ship's 7x) swimming pools and is served by the poolside bar "Swim & Tonic" (RCI's first shipboard swim-up bar, capacity 12 people). Chill Island has the largest on-a-cruise liner swimming pool (Royal Bay Pool), Cove Pool (infinity-edge), Sprinkles (complimentary ice cream bar), the Cloud 17 (adults-only retreat), and is served by The Lime & Coconut Bar Lounge (with four locations, including the fleet-first frozen cocktail bar) and Swim & Tonic.
Cloud 17 Pool (max 250 people, starboard-positioned, with a whirlpool) is open between 8 am and 7 pm.
Chill Island's 3rd level (Deck 17) has a large Smoking Area.
Coastal Kitchen (suite-only restaurant, upper level 2 of 2, fleet's first on 2 levels)
Sports Court (multi-sports facility for playing basketball, volleyball, football, tennis)
Cruise suites from 17002 to 17044, which are in types/categories Royal Loft Suite (RL/ room #17022), Icon Loft Suites (IL), Owners Suites (OS), Infinite Grand Suites (IG), Panoramic Suites (VP), and Junior Suites (JY).
Besides the 22x lifts (elevators positioned in the forward and aft atriums) and all staircases, an escalator interconnects decks 2-4-5.