Anthem of the Sea


cruise-infographicWhat has the capacity to carry over 4,000 passengers as well as over 1,600 crew members?  What will offer many first-of-its kind activities at sea, such as a sky-diving simulator, an observation pod with 360 degree views at 300 feet above the ocean and interconnecting rooms with virtual balconies?  If you answered the Anthem of the Sea, you’re right!

The Anthem of the Sea is one of the most anticipated ships to be launched and is already beginning to sell out.  The first destinations that the Anthem of the Sea will visit include Florida, France, Spain, The Mediterranean and the Canary Islands.  As time goes by, more and more destinations will be added.  In order to get the best deals on one of the first cruises, Cruise1st is offering the best deals on the internet.

The Anthem of the Sea is the 2nd of 3 ships in the “Quantum” class by Royal Caribbean currently being built in Papenburg, Germany. When finished in 2015, it will be approximately 350 meters in length.  To put that into perspective, that is about the length of 11 full length American Football fields!   Along with the sky-diving simulator, observation pod and interconnecting rooms mentioned above, the ship will offer a 24 hour spa offering facials and massages, a fitness center fully loaded with the latest weight systems and cardio equipment with fitness classes available, a zip line suspended nine decks in the air, an outdoor pool with a 220 foot movie screen, an indoor pool with a retractable roof and whirlpool, a 40 foot long surf simulator with stadium seating, a 40 foot high rock climbing wall, as well as a casino with slot machines and table games.

Finally the cuisine options available on board The Anthem of the Sea is astounding.  Unlike other cruises available on the market, guests will have the opportunity to control when, where and whom they dine with every night of their cruise vacation; they can even decide how they’d like to dress.  In the past, many cruise lines have had a set time with dinner as well as a dress code.  No more of that.  This is referred to as “dynamic dining”.  Guests will also have the option of choosing from five different restaurants.  Dining options will include an American grill featuring America’s favorite food, an upscale restaurant with nothing but the freshest ingredients served, an exotic Pan-Asian eatery that is inspired by the spice trade route to India and the Far East, a formal dining room with dress code serving classics, and finally, a coastal kitchen that fuses Mediterranean influences with the riches of California’s bountiful farmlands.

Obviously, the Anthem of the Sea cruise ship is a sight to behold and a getaway that anyone young or elderly will appreciate.  With more activities on board and dining options to match than any other cruise ship, there is certainly an experience for everyone.  From honeymooners and families; to singles and retirees, a cruise on the Anthem of the Seat is an undertaking everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime.

Tyler Brooks

Tyler Brooks was born and raised in the small town of Bailey, near South Park in Colorado. After his first trip abroad to Japan when he was ten years old, he has had the travel bug and since then, has spent his life planning and going on trips. He recently found his talent as a photographer. His beautiful photography is available for sale at

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