RCI-Royal Caribbean launches 2023 seasonal Caribbean cruises

   December 17, 2021 ,   Cruise Industry

RCI-Royal Caribbean revealed the 2023 seasonal Caribbean voyages that are expected to make waves with a summer of firsts.

Debuting in March 2022, Wonder of the Seas headlines the lineup with her first summer in the U.S. from Port Canaveral (Orlando) Florida. The newbuild will be joined by Mariner of the Seas, while Harmony of the Seas homeports in PortMiami Florida for the first time.

The lineup is rounded out by the first Oasis Class summer season in Galveston TX.

5-night sailings and 7- to 8-night voyages to Bermuda and the Eastern, Western & Southern Caribbean are offered from April through October 2023 and include the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao), Puerto Rico, Mexico, St. Kitts, as well as RCI’s private island CocoCay Bahamas.

A day on Perfect Day at CocoCay is among the highlights on most voyages from Florida.

Wonder Of The Seas cruise ship

Allure of the Seas (from Galveston TX). Allure OTS is expected to become the first Oasis Class cruise ship to call Galveston TX home for the season. Royal Caribbean extended Allure’s Texas debut in winter 2022-2023 and opened the lineup of 7-night Western Caribbean voyages. Vacationers can benefit from destinations like Costa Maya (Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya),Cozumel (Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya), and Roatan Island (Mahogany Bay-Coxen Hole, Honduras). Allure OTS will continue to set sail from the new RCI terminal (to be inaugurated in October 2022).

Wonder of the Seas (from Port Canaveral FL). Following the debut of the world’s largest cruise ship in 2022, the cruise company keeps the good times rolling for vacationers. Wonder OTS will sail her first summer in the United States from Port Canaveral FL, extending her newly announced 2022 winter season starting in November. Highlights of the 7-night Western and Eastern Caribbean cruises feature Philipsburg (St Maarten Island, Dutch Antilles), Saint Thomas Island (Charlotte Amalie, USVI), Cozumel (Mexico), and CocoCay.

Harmony of the Seas (from PortMiami). The world's cruise capital will be Harmony’s summer homeport for the first time. The liner will set sail on 7-night voyages to the Western and Eastern Caribbean. Destinations include Basseterre (St Kitts Island), St Thomas Island (Charlotte Amalie, USVI), Oranjestad (Aruba Island, Dutch Antilles), Costa Maya (Quintana Roo Mexico, Riviera Maya), and Perfect Day at CocoCay.

Mariner of the Seas (from Port Canaveral). Returning to Orlando for the 3rd consecutive summer, Mariner OTS offers short and longer itineraries of 5, 7 & 8 nights to Bermuda and the Eastern-Western-Southern Caribbean including destinations like the Dominicana, Aruba, Curacao, St Croix USVI. On all 8-night Bermuda and CocoCay cruises, there are 2 nights in Bermuda.