Regal Princess overview
Regal Princess launched in 2014 and was refurbished in 2017. This Royal-class ship from Princess Cruises is an elegant, large cruise ship. It's popular with mature couples, singles, and families seeking a well-rounded cruise with a touch of sophistication. Thanks to its world-class stage shows, plentiful onboard activities, and diverse dining options, Regal Princess offers a dazzling experience that's as vibrant as a Vegas vacation.
On sea days, the ship is your playground. Learn a new skill through Scholarship@Sea, earn a master's in pool-side lounging, or practice with your team on the top-deck sports court. Regal Princess has almost every amenity that you'd expect on an industry-leading mega-ship, minus the rock climbing wall, water park, and endless lines.
If pure relaxation is what you're after, visit the Sanctuary, an adults-only sundeck and pool with a blissful ambiance. Regal has an up-tempo vibe that you can discover at the nightly WaterColor Fantasy fountain show or at one of the parties on the European-style Piazza. The ship has a diverse selection of onboard entertainment, including stand-up, live bands, opera, Broadway-style shows, and a singing competition inspired by the hit TV show, The Voice. There's so much to do, and there's so much eat.
Regal has an excellent selection of complimentary and specialty restaurants that cater to travelers who appreciate good food and quality service. Whether you're a foodie or more of a meat-and-potatoes lover, you’re sure to find something to enjoy. Don't miss Alfredo's, a top-rated sit-down pizzeria serving mouthwatering Neapolitan pies and calzones. There are plenty of gourmet options as well as a fully loaded buffet.
Regal Princess itineraries and departure ports
From November through April, Regal Princess operates Caribbean cruises that depart from New York City and Fort Lauderdale. In the summer, Regal tours the British Isles and sails to Russia, Scandinavia, and Northern Europe. According to reviews, these itineraries are an excellent introduction to the Baltic region.
Starting in December 2020, Regal Princess will cruise from Sydney, Australia, and Auckland, New Zealand. The season kicks off with a transpacific repositioning cruise that leaves from Rome's regional Civitavecchia port and travels through the Suez Canal.
Before you book
This ship is best for: As with the rest of a href="https://cruiseline.com/cruiseline/princess-cruises/ships">Princess Cruises' fleet, Regal caters to mature travelers, single cruisers, and families who appreciate the line's laid-back yet sophisticated style.
You should know: According to Regal Princess reviews, some passengers feel that there aren't enough onboard activities for younger travelers.
Things to do on Regal Princess
Regal Princess has a laid-back atmosphere with activities that are geared to adults and mature couples. The ship has a selection of family-friendly amenities, especially geared toward teens and older children. For grownups, there's The Sanctuary sundeck and The Retreat pool as well as the Lotus Spa and The Enclave thermal suite. On this Princess ship, it's easy to have fun at any age. Enjoy lounging by the pool, dancing at Club 6, or exploring the ship deck by deck.
Regal Princess ship highlights
- Freshwater pools and whirlpools
- Lawn Court shuffleboard and putting green
- Princess Sports Central
- Beach House teen lounge
- The Lodge youth center
- Treehouse playroom
- Movies Under The Stars
- Broadway-style shows
- Vista Lounge comedy/nightclub
- More than a dozen bars and lounges
- Traditional and anytime dining
- Exclusive dining experiences
- WaterColor Fantasy fountain show
- SeaWalk glass-bottom observation area
- Festivals of the World theme parties
- Adults-only Sanctuary with pool
- Regal Princess photo studio
- Lotus Spa and Enclave thermal suite
- Duty-free boutiques
- Wedding chapel
Regal Princess cabins
Cabins onRegal Princess are spacious, tastefully appointed, and designed with your comfort in mind. This Royal-class cruise ship has 1,780 staterooms in 37 classes and five categories. Regal does not have conventional ocean-view cabins, but 80% of its staterooms have private verandas. Cost-conscious travelers can choose from affordable inside staterooms or standard balcony cabins. If you like extra space, book a deluxe balcony cabin or one of the ship's 306 mini-suites. Regal has 40 luxury suites, 36 handicap-accessible cabins, and 46 connecting rooms for families and groups. Signature amenities include the Princess Luxury Bed, complimentary 24-hour room service, and on-demand TV programming.
Regal Princess dining
Whether you want to try something new or stick with your favorites, Regal Princess has an excellent selection of complimentary and specialty restaurants. Choose from three main dining rooms offering your choice of fixed seating or anytime dining. With seasonal menus developed by award-winning Australian chef Curtis Stone, meals in the formal main dining room rival any of the ship's specialty restaurants. This includes the ever-popular Crown Grill chophouse and Sabatini's, which serves traditional Italian pasta and seafood. Try something different at Ocean Terrace, an upscale fusion bistro. Grab a table at the Crab Shack, which doles out generous helpings of Southern seafood along with overflowing bowls of chowder and gumbo.