If you’re looking for an iconic holiday like no other in 2024, a Royal Caribbean cruise is where it is at! This incredible four-star cruise line offers a huge range of cruise holiday options all over the world and with a fleet of twenty plus ships and counting, they also offer a cruise holiday experience for everyone. Known as being the industry leaders when it comes to ship innovation and onboard amenities, Royal Caribbean have evolved the traditional cruise industry to attract a much younger cruise audience including families, young couples, and multigenerational family groups. With each new ship, they push the boundaries of what it means to cruise and whether you choose one of their more intimate ships, or one of their largest in the world, game changer ships, you will no doubt have the holiday of a lifetime with Royal Caribbean taking care of you. To help you decide where to go, we’ve listed 5 bucket list Royal Caribbean cruises we recommend in 2024.

Icon of the Seas – Caribbean Cruises

Royal Caribbean’s Icon of the Seas has officially launched and now holds the title of the largest cruise ship in the world! This impressive ship is packed with so much to enjoy and truly has family entertainment at its heart. From Category 6, the largest waterpark at sea, to the brand-new family neighbourhood Surfside and its Broadway show The Wizard of Oz, you will have the most iconic of holidays on Icon of the Seas. The ship also incorporates a stop at Perfect Day at Cococay into its itineraries, which is Royal Caribbean’s private island experience in the Bahamas. Icon’s seven-night itineraries sailing from Miami, will take you to all corners of the Eastern and Western Caribbean, giving you the chance to explore the history and beauty of this region of the world.  

Utopia of the Seas – Short Bahamas Cruises  

Launching summer 2024, Utopia of the Seas will be the latest ship in Royal Caribbean’s Oasis Class and she will be the perfect compliment to an Orlando holiday. With Orlando being the theme park capital of the world and therefore the most fun place on earth, it can be hard to go home. So why not continue the fun and extend and then end your holiday in the best way possible with a short cruise to the Bahamas on a ship that will blow you away around every turn! Utopia of the Seas promises to give you plenty of choice on your cruise holiday, whether you are hoping to indulge in ultimate chills or ultimate thrills. Sailing out of Port Canaveral, Utopia of the Seas will offer short sailings to the Bahamas and more specifically Perfect Day at Cococay, Royal Caribbean’s private island experience.

Oasis of the Seas – Mediterranean Cruises

Oasis of the Seas is Royal Caribbean’s original Oasis Class ship and she is still as impressive as ever. This popular ship will be based in the Mediterranean for 2024 and offering fantastic itineraries that will take you to some of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Sailing from Barcelona and Rome, Oasis of the Seas will visit popular ports including Naples, Palma and Florence, giving you plenty of options to immerse yourself in some of Europe’s most historic cities on your holiday. While back on board, Oasis of the Seas has been reimagined and having undergone renovations, its seven neighbourhoods each have even more for you to enjoy. With a huge selection of entertainment and shows, dining options, pools, and plenty of fun amenities as well, Oasis of the Seas is the ship to sail the Mediterranean on this year.

Quantum of the Seas – Alaskan Cruises

Alaska is one of the top bucket list cruise destinations in the world and if you are thinking of doing an Alaskan cruise, there is no better ship to sail on than Quantum of the Seas, the boldest ship to ever sail the Last Frontier. An Alaskan cruise with Royal Caribbean will give you the chance to explore the regions breath-taking scenery, give you the chance to get up close to impressive glaciers and to step out into nature like you have never seen. A once in a lifetime holiday onboard one of the most exciting Royal Caribbean ships is made even more incredible with the onboard facilities you can enjoy. With everything from excellent accommodation options, to delicious dining options and plenty of fun if you choose to try bumper cars, sky diving and more, Quantum of the Seas has it all.

Odyssey of the Seas – Greek Isles & Eastern Mediterranean Cruises

Traditionally, ships that offer cruises to the Greek Isles tend to be smaller, older ships. Therefore, Odyssey of the Seas sailing to the Greek Isles this year is a game changer! Discover the incredible ports of Athens, Santorini and Mykonos to name but a few and spend your days wandering through picture perfect streets, exploring ancient ruins, diving deep into crystal clear waters and tasting some of the best local cuisine you can enjoy on a holiday. Back on board, Odyssey of the Seas is a brilliant ship with a lot to enjoy. A must do on board this Quantum Ultra Class ship is the impressive North Star, an observation capsule that rises 91.5 meters into the sky and offers you the best 360-degree views of wherever in the world you may be! If you’re cruising with your kiddies, or perhaps you just want to bring the meaning of fun to the next level, you can enjoy the thrilling Ripcord by iFly skydiving simulator, roller-skating, bumper cars and so much more.

So, there you have it, 5 bucket list Royal Caribbean cruises we recommend in 2024. If you would more information on any of the above cruise holiday options or on Royal Caribbean cruises, you can contact our five-star cruise experts seven days a week on 01-6995329. Alternatively, learn more about Royal Caribbean and discover our best Royal Caribbean deals on our website.