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15 Apr

Experience the most innovative and imaginative ship! The ultra-modern revolutionary design of Oasis of the Seas will fill your days at sea with wonder: enjoy stunning ocean views from two-story Loft Suites; jump right into the Pool Zone, where you’ll find H2O Zone with cantilevered whirlpools, FlowRiders® and a thrilling zip-line view of the ship and sea below; hop onto a classic, full-sized carousel in the Boardwalk neighborhood, spend some quiet time in the adults-only Solarium, and let the kids’ imaginations run wild in the Youth Zone – the largest dedicated youth area at sea.

When it’s time to unwind, go for a stroll in Central Park – a meandering garden and lush public space lined with foliage and fine restaurants – or take in the majestic view from any of the multiple balconies overlooking the AquaTheater, the first amphitheater at sea

It’s a great offer: for the price of an inside stateroom, you can enjoy a neighborhood balcony stateroom on Oasis of the Seas or Allure of the Seas. the world’s most innovative ships, featuring seven expansive neighborhoods filled with the best experiences at sea. Or, book an inside stateroom on Navigator of the Seas and get a free upgrade to an ocean view balcony. Select a sailing and reserve with Altair Travel.

Oasis of the Seas is an Oasis-class cruise ship in the fleet of Royal Caribbean International. The first of her class, she was joined by her sister ship Allure of the Seas in December 2010. Both vessels cruise the Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Oasis of the Seas set a new record of carrying over 6,000 passengers. The name Oasis of the Seas resulted from a competition held in May 2008.

Oasis of the Seas was completed and turned over to Royal Caribbean on 28 October 2009. Two days later, she departed Finland for the United States. While exiting the Baltic Sea, the vessel passed underneath the Great Belt Fixed Link in Denmark on 1 November 2009. The bridge has a clearance of 65m (213ft) above the water; Oasis of the Seas normally has an air draft of 72m (236ft). The passage under the bridge was possible due to retraction of the telescoping funnels, and an additional 30cm (12in) was gained by the squat effect whereby vessels traveling at speed in a shallow channel will be drawn deeper into the water. Approaching the bridge at 20 knots (37km/h), the ship passed under it with less than 2feet (60cm) of clearance.

Proceeding through the English Channel, Oasis of the Seas stopped briefly in the Solent so that 300 shipyard workers who were onboard doing finishing work could disembark, then left on the way to her intended home port of Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The ship arrived there on 13 November 2009, where tropical plants were installed prior to some introductory trips and her maiden voyage on 5 December 2009.

While Royal Caribbean’s chief of captains William S. Wright was in command of the ship’s journey across the Atlantic and also for the first few sailings, navigation of the Oasis of the Seas is regularly handled by Trym Selvag and Thore Thorolvsen. The ship was featured in an episode of the second season of Mighty Ships, a production of Discovery Channel Canada which aired during the summer of 2010.

Oasis of the Seas Facts

Guest Capacity: 5,400 (double occupancy); 6,360 maximum
Gross Tonnage: 225,282
Staterooms: 2,700
Decks: 16 high
Length: 1,187′
Max Beam: 215.7′
Draft: 30′
Cruising Speed: 22 knots

Oasis of the Seas Amenities

For the first time ever! You have to see it to believe it!

With 28 ultra-modern loft suites and 2,700 spacious staterooms, this 16-deck marvel proves that the impossible, is possible. Visit oasisoftheseas for the latest news, images, blog entries and more, or take a look at what’s happening on the ship right now via the live webcam.

Oasis of the Seas offers passengers features such as two-story loft suites and luxury suites measuring 1,600sq.ft (150m2) with balconies overlooking the sea or promenades. The ship features a zip-line, a casino, a mini-golf course, multiple night clubs, several bars and lounges, a karaoke club, comedy club, five swimming pools, volleyball and basketball courts, theme parks and nurseries for children.

Onboard recreational, athletic, and entertainment activities are organized into seven themed areas called “neighborhoods”, a concept which bears resemblance to theme park planning. These neighborhoods are:

  1. Central Park features boutiques, restaurants and bars, including access to the Rising Tide bar, which can be raised or lowered to three separate levels. It has the first living park at sea with over 12,000 plants and 56 trees.
  2. The Pool and Sports Zone features a sloped-entry beach pool and two surf simulators.
  3. Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness Center features a spa for teens.
  4. Boardwalk features a handcrafted carousel, restaurants, bars, shops, two rock-climbing walls, and a temporary tattoo parlor. Its outdoor 750-seat AquaTheatre amphitheater hosts the ship’s largest freshwater pool.
  5. Royal Promenade features restaurants and shops and is viewable from a mezzanine.
  6. Youth Zone features a science lab and computer gaming.
  7. Entertainment Place

Exclusive entertainment to wow you

Oasis of the Seas features many firsts for a cruise ship, including the first seagoing Starbucks Coffee stand, the first Britto Store at Sea, and the first time passengers may enjoy entertainment and events with DreamWorks characters. The ship features a two-deck dance hall, a theatre with 1,380 seats, and an ice skating rink.

Oasis of the Seas boasts the DreamWorks® Experience, adding to the already stunning collection of onboard experiences for the whole family. The DreamWorks® Experience lets you create unforgettable moments with your favorite characters from Shrek®, MadagascarTM, Kung Fu PandaTM and How to Train Your DragonTM. Guests can pose for pictures with characters, interact with them during meals, laugh at their antics during parades and watch their movies in our new 3D theaters – all at no extra charge.

The MadagascarTM Aqua Show – “Let you entertain me”

Marty, Alex, Gloria, Melman and your other favorite characters from the DreamWorks hit film Madagascar will mix and mingle with high divers, swimmers, acrobats and more. This show is certain to be a blast for the whole family.

Oasis of the Seas Ship Highlights

7 distinctly designed neighborhoods including:

Vitality at Sea Spa and Fitness

Solo and couple massage suites
Youth spa
Complete hair and makeup services
158 state-of-the-art cardio and resistance machines
Pilates, kickboxing, yoga and spinning classes
Vitality Café
Pool and Sports Zone

H2O Zone aqua park for kids
4 pools and 10 whirlpools
Tranquil poolside Solarium area
2 Flowriders®, sports courts, mini-golf and Zip line
Solarium Bistro, Wipe Out Café and Bar
Entertainment Place

Casino Royale
Studio B, featuring ice shows
Opal Theater – 1,380-seat venue
Blaze Nightclub, Jazz on 4, Comedy Live
Dazzles, featuring musical spectacles ranging from big band to disco
Youth Zone

Play – open gym and activity area
Adventure Ocean Theater and Science Lab
The Workshop – includes activities such as jewelry making & scrapbooking
Royal Babies & Royal Tots – nursery service
Teen Areas including Fuel disco, The Living Room lounge, the Back Deck and more
Cabin

After a day of exploring the world, its exotic cuisine and interesting cultures, there is nothing better than returning to the comfort of your private stateroom. We’ve designed every one of our staterooms to be a comfortable, relaxing place for you to rest after your adventures. Our staterooms vary by ship, but every room offers a television, telephone, private bath, shower, vanity and even a hair-dryer.

For reservation and information please contact Altair Travel:

Altair Travel
Toronto
416-633-9404
info@altairtravel.ca
altaircruises.ca