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Cruising (or planning a cruise) on Ovation of the Seas? Here's what you need to know. 

When is Ovation of the Seas slated to resume operations?

Ovation of the Seas returned to the high seas cruising once again on August 13, 2021. 

Cruising on Ovation of the Seas? Here’s our guide to everything you need to know before you board. 

About the Ship: Ovation of the Seas is one of Royal Caribbean’s Quantum-class ships. This larger-sized ship offers a variety of cutting-edge activities and dining venues for adults and kids alike. Ovation offers four categories of cabins, including interior staterooms, ocean-view cabins, balcony staterooms, and the luxurious Royal Suite Class cabins. More than 75 percent of Ovation’s 2,088 guest rooms have ocean views. 

Activities + Entertainment: Passengers who choose Ovation of the Seas are in for a host of unique experiences. The ship is home to SeaPlex, the largest indoor activity space at sea, the North Star observation pod which offers views from 300 feet above sea, FlowRider surf simulators, the iFLY RipCord skydiving simulator, a casino, Splashaway Bay kids water park, and much more. 

Adults can unwind and relax at fleet standards like Schooner piano bar or the Latin-themed Boleros, as well as the Two70 Bar, where live entertainment meets multimedia. Technology lovers should be sure to visit the Bionic Bar, where drink orders are placed via app and robotic mixologists serve the cocktails.

All Onboard Activities on Ovation of the Seas

Dining: Ovation of the Seas features 16 included and specialty dining venues. With so many options, there’s certain to be something to please even the pickiest of palates! Dining venues include the American Icon Grill, Cafe Promenade, Chic, Chops Grill, Coastal Kitchen, Izumi, Jamie’s Italian, Patisserie, SeaPlex Hotdog House, Silk, Solarium Bistro, Sorrento’s, The Cafe @ TwoSeventy, The Grande, Windjammer Marketplace and Wonderland. 

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Pricing: Sailings are filling up quickly with the return of Ovation of the Seas, and prices are changing daily. We recommend booking NOW if you find a price you like - chances are it won’t last long! 

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Health & Safety Protocol

As requirements both onboard and pre-cruise boarding are subject to local and national rules, please consult Royal Caribbean for updated information and requirements: Explore Royal Caribbean’s Healthy Sail Center Guidelines

I can't imagine a better cruise to Alaska! As first time cruisers, we're already excited to book our next cruise with Royal Caribbean! - ashleymast

The cruise was entertaining and relaxing. All of the staff were courteous and helpful. - jacmont

Please take one of the Alaska cruise itineraries while you are young enough to really enjoy'll never regret it. - bjswenty49

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