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Allure of the Seas overview

Accommodating up to 6,780 passengers, Allure of the Seas was once the largest ship in the world, only losing its title in 2015 to its sister ship, Harmony of the Seas. With a plethora of activities from zip lines, surf simulators and rock-climbing walls to Broadway-style shows in the Amber Theater and high-diving acts in the AquaTheater, Allure appeals to all kinds of travelers.

This massive, Oasis-class cruise ship is divided into seven neighborhoods for easier navigation. Each neighborhood has its own distinct theme, from the Boardwalk, a Coney Island-inspired stretch where passengers can ride a handcrafted carousel or enjoy delicious self-serve donuts, to Central Park, an onboard green space with upscale boutiques and restaurants, each neighborhood has a distinct flavor. And speaking of flavors, there’s no shortage of dining options on Allure, with choices ranging from casual buffets and New York-style food trucks to elegant steakhouses and sushi bars.

Allure of the Seas is one of the most decorated cruise ships currently sailing, and one of the most highly-rated Royal Caribbean ships on In 2019, Allure of the Seas placed a close second to its sister ship, Symphony of the Seas, in’s overall Best Ship category. It also took home’s Members’ Choice Awards for Best Entertainment and Best Onboard Activities in 2018. Among its other honors, the ship has won Travel Weekly’s Readers’ Choice Award for Best Individual Cruise Ship in 2016 and travAlliancemedia’s Travvy Award for Best Large Cruise Ship in 2017.

Allure of the Seas' offers include cruises to the Caribbean and Mediterranean depending on the season, and Caribbean cruises include a stop at Labadee, Haiti, Royal Caribbean’s top-rated private destination - Perfect Day at Coco Cay. The ship currently sails from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Barcelona.

Allure of the Seas ship highlights

  • Two 40-foot-long FlowRider surf simulators
  • Adults-only Solarium
  • H2O Zone water park
  • AquaTheater shows featuring acrobatics and deep-diving maneuvers
  • Vitality spa
  • Broadway at Sea stage productions
  • Adventure Ocean club for children 3 and up
  • Teen disco for kids 12 through 17
  • Comedy Live, an adults-only comedy club
  • Over 25 restaurants, including specialty dining venues such as Izumi and Giovanni's Table
  • 43-foot-high rock-climbing wall

Before you book

Why sail Allure of the Seas: Known for its onboard entertainment and activities, Allure of the Seas is an ideal choice for energetic couples, families, including those with young children, and travelers looking to stay active on sea days.

You should know: As one of the largest ships on the sea today and sailing with over 6,000 passengers on board, many areas on Allure of the Seas regularly experience large crowds, which may not appeal to travelers looking for a quiet getaway. And with the ship’s large volume of cruisers, travelers need to be sure to make reservations for specialty restaurants or shows they wish to attend.

Allure of the Seas ratings:

  • Cabin / Stateroom 4.6
  • Children's Programs 4.3
  • Destinations and Excursions 4.2
  • Embarkation and Disembarkation 4.5
  • Entertainment 4.6
  • Food and Dining 4.3
  • Onboard Activities 4.5
  • Service and Staff 4.6
  • Ship Quality 4.8

Allure of the Seas cabins

2704 cabins and 43 cabin categories.

Inside Cabin


(92 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 193 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $117/night
Oceanview Cabin


(62 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 196 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $140/night
Balcony Cabin


(754 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 190 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $147/night
Suite Cabin


(65 Reviews)
Avg. Size: 757 sq. ft. Avg. Cost: $357/night

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Allure of the Seas dining

Cafe Promenade

Cafe Promenade

(27 Reviews)
Vitality Cafe

Vitality Cafe

(4 Reviews)
Izumi Japanese Cuisine

Izumi Japanese Cuisine

(16 Reviews)


(7 Reviews)

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Allure of the Seas onboard activities

Island Market

Island Market

(1 Review)
Globe and Atlas Pub

Globe and Atlas Pub

(4 Reviews)
Mast Bar

Mast Bar

(3 Reviews)


(2 Reviews)

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Wonderful Experience! by aldensmith

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Allure of the Seas / Destination: Transatlantic

We loved Royal Caribbean. It is now our favorite cruise line.

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Great relaxing transatlantic cruise by EbonyCruiser

Sail date: / Traveled as: Singles/Friends
Ship: Allure of the Seas / Destination: Transatlantic

The Allure was scheduled to go into dry dock in Cadiz for a major makeover. Once returned to fleet, new and improved public areas. I enjoyed this 12-night TA cruise that had only one port of call—Malaga. What I did not like was moving clocks up 1-hour at noon on day 3, 4, 6, 7, 9 and 10. No need for breakfast...went straight for lunch. Go to the 15-minute fountain show and Johnny Rockets for breakfast at least once if you do this cruise. Blue Planet was excellent! You gotta see the tree!!! Suggest seeing Mama Mia during early evening because of its runtime (147 mins.) excluding the time to get to the theater and obtain a seat. Leaves the rest of the evening for dinner and/or other evening events.

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Great Transatlantic by dhamel

Sail date: / Traveled as: Couple
Ship: Allure of the Seas / Destination: Transatlantic

This was a great transatlantic cruise. Fortunately, this mega ship was 50% occupancy giving us the opportunity to have deck chairs at will and extra space everywhere on the ship.

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Jan 28, 2015

Central Park has a great cafe that during lunch allows you to make your own salad. I wish I would have known this earlier. It is also not nearly as crowded as other places on the ship.


Sep 22, 2014

Use the interactive touch screens on the ship on each deck to find your way around. Interactive TV in the stateroom is very helpful, You can even order room service. The windjammer don't do omelet's, try Johnny Rockets or the Wipe out café. Go to all the shows , Blue Planet was awesome.


Dec 20, 2014

Park Cafe has the best Roast Beef sandwich

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