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Allure of the Seas has emerged from an 18-day drydock revitalization in Europe with new dining and suite experiences.
The ship will sail to European cities including Barcelona, Marseilles, Pisa and Rome with a number of new restaurants, suites and staterooms, and name-brand boutiques.
New Dining Options
Allure of the Seas now has 18 restaurants, with new culinary experiences including:
- Izumi Hibachi & Sushi, a reimagined Izumi Japanese Cuisine, offering a full teppanyaki menu, as well as fresh and flavorful sushi rolls and sashimi
- Sabor Taqueria & Tequila Bar, service a menu of modern Mexican dishes, including hand-made tableside guacamole. These dishes can be complemented by a curated beverage menu of tequilas, mezcal, and Mexican beers, as well as sangrias and tableside-mixed margaritas
- Coastal Kitchen, an exclusive restaurant for suite guests and Pinnacle members, which fuses Mediterranean influences with California’s farmlands. The experience is complemented by a robust wine list, curated specifically for the venue.
Guests can also continue to enjoy Giovanni’s Table, 150 Central Park and Vintage Wine Bar, among all the specialty restaurants introduced on the Oasis class.
New Exclusive Suite Experiences
Royal Caribbean is also introducing 10 new suites onboard Allure of the Seas. These suites offer views of the ocean or the ship’s signature AquaTheater and Boardwalk neighborhood and include two Royal Suites, six Grand Suites and two Royal Family Suites. These suites are paired with a variety of new exclusive suite amenities that include a Suite Lounge, an exclusive lounge area for suite guests to relax offering expansive views of the ship and sea; the Sun Deck, a new sun deck area for suite guests with lounge furniture, shaded seating areas and private service; as well as Coastal Kitchen, the suites-only full-service restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner.
New Onboard Shopping
In addition, Allure of the Seas’ guests will be able to shop at onboard boutiques kate spade new york and Michael Kors, in addition to the Coach fine leathers boutique. Guests also have a wide selection of fine jewelry and luxury timepieces in the new Regalia in the Park, Royal Caribbean’s signature duty-free boutique set in the ship’s Central Park neighborhood.
Through October 2015, Allure of the Seas will be homeported at Barcelona, Spain, for the first full Oasis-class Europe season. In November 2015, the ship will return to Fort Lauderdale, FL, alternating seven-night Western and Eastern Caribbean itineraries every Sunday.