Harmony of the Seas Overview

By Cruiseline.com Staff

Although it was launched in 2016, Harmony of the Seas is still one of the world's largest cruise ships. This $1.3 billion mega-ship comes jam-packed with high-tech amenities and adrenaline-pumping activities geared toward families, couples, and party lovers. For nonstop fun, Harmony of the Seas features a zip line, two massive climbing walls, dual surf simulators, and a miniature golf course. Feel the exhilarating adrenaline rush as you plunge 10 stories on the Ultimate Abyss, cool off in one of the ship's four swimming pools, or ride the Cyclone and the Typhoon in the updated Perfect Storm water park.

After a long day in the sun, refuel with health foods at the Vitality Cafe, or savor a big bowl of Jamie Oliver's house-made pasta. After dark, enjoy some quiet time in Schooner Bar, or catch an awe-inspiring live performance with the whole family at the Royal Theater. And if parents need some time to themselves, Royal Caribbean's complimentary Adventure Ocean club organizes educational activities for kids aged 3 to 17.

Harmony of the Seas Itinerary Schedule

For the 2019 and 2020 seasons, Harmony of the Seas itineraries will depart from Orlando/Port Canaveral and Fort Lauderdale with stops across the Caribbean, including Mexico, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and the Virgin Islands.

Best For

Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas is a great choice for families, couples, and singles looking for active fun and the latest technology.

Ship Highlights

  • Water park with three water slides
  • Two FlowRider surfing simulators
  • Four swimming pools, nine whirlpools and a splash pad
  • A zip line and two rock-climbing walls
  • Adventure Ocean children’s program
  • Teen lounge and disco
  • Adults-only Solarium
  • Stand-up comedy club
  • Broadway at Sea musicals
  • Ice-skating rink and shows
  • AquaTheater performances
  • 25 restaurants and lounges
  • 14 complimentary dining options
  • Robotic bartenders in the Bionic Bar
  • Super-fast VOOM Wi-Fi

You Should Know

Harmony of the Seas is an extremely large ship designed for active travelers, so large, energetic crowds are to be expected. For a more intimate cruising experience, vacationers who are easily overwhelmed should choose a smaller ship on Celebrity or Princess.

Harmony of the Seas Ship Stats

  • Price:
    $$$$
  • Size: XL
  • Total Passengers: 5,478
  • Total Crew: 2,394
  • Crew to Passenger Ratio: 2.29
  • Built: May 2016
  • Number of Decks: 15
  • Total Cabins: 2,747
  • Cabin Categories: 87
  • Gross Tonnage: 227,700
  • Length: 1,181
  • Beam: 198

Harmony of the Seas Cabins

2747 cabins and 87 cabin categories.

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Inside Cabin Inside
4.4
(69 Reviews)
Avg. Cost: $138/night
Oceanview Cabin Oceanview
3.9
(38 Reviews)
Avg. Cost: $156/night
Balcony Balcony
4.5
(286 Reviews)
Avg. Cost: $169/night
Suite Cabin Suite
4.5
(36 Reviews)
Avg. Cost: $377/night

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Harmony of the Seas Dining

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150 Central Park 150 Central Park
5.0
(20 Reviews)
Park Cafe Park Cafe
4.8
(17 Reviews)
Sabor Sabor
4.8
(6 Reviews)
Cafe Promenade Cafe Promenade
4.7
(18 Reviews)

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Harmony of the Seas Onboard Activities

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Sand Bar Sand Bar
5.0
(1 Review)
Card Room Card Room
5.0
(1 Review)
Lucky Climber Lucky Climber
5.0
(1 Review)
Splashaway Bay Splashaway Bay
5.0
(2 Reviews)

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First time on Harmony by mctrader726

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

Overall, not a bad cruise. We sailed in early August. Be prepared for lots of families with kids. Not a bad thing, it just changes the dynamic in the pools and public areas of the ship.

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Didn't want to get off the ship by mbgarcia23

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Family (older children)

Big Ship Big Rewards if you book a suite. Always book via cruises becuase of the discounts and other perks.

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Fantastic Ship by michelleann4798

Sail Date: / Traveled As: Couple

Wonderful cruise. Everything was a 10! The only negative is that kids are unruly, running unattended. The ship doe snot enforce the adult only shows or areas enough. Lots of small children and teenagers running around the bars

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702 Harmony of the Seas Tips

sophie1502
Jul 23, 2017

Don't sail on this ship if you want excellence in food. Beware of the duty free gimmick. If you purchase anything over your allowance the ship reports it to customs when you land and you will pay a duty tax. THey tell you it's a random selection but you are tagged before you leave the ship. Do all your expensive shopping in ports of call. This is dishonest to try to dupe you into making purchases.

painters13
Jun 25, 2017

We booked our shows before we sailed and my time dining is the way to go and as soon as you get onboard go and organise your off shore tours

Captainorin
Jun 24, 2017

Make your dinner reservations when you get on board at the main dining room entrance. Even if you don't show up for that time it will save you any waiting. The larger your party the more difficult to get a table for everyone when you want it. Harmony has about 3 sit down restaurants for free.

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