Royal Caribbean Reveals Adult's-Only Area of Private Island

Royal Caribbean International has revealed the first look of Hideaway Beach, the first adults-only escape at its private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay in the Bahamas. Set to open in January 2024 with the debut of the Icon of the Seas, Hideway Beach is an all-day experience complete with a private beach and pools, new dedicated spots for drinks and bites, exclusive cabanas, live music and more. 

The section is situated on the northwest beach of Perfect Day at CocoCay. For an entry charge, vacationers age 18 and older can celebrate, cool off and kick back across a private beach, two pools, 20 cabanas, seven open-air bars and spots to grab a bite, and more.

Beaches and Pools 

  • Hideaway Beach: From end to end, Hideaway Beach is over an acre of white sand beaches and waters exclusive to adult guests. Vacationers can enjoy the beachfront views at any one of the resort-style loungers and umbrellas along the shore or on the in-water hammocks and swings while playing beach games and listening to the beats of the live DJ by the pool.
  • Hideaway Pool: Partygoers can enjoy all-day tunes from the DJ and the lively swim-up bar is at the center. There are in-water seating and loungers, and poolside loungers throughout the heated infinity-edge pool, and every spot offers great views.
  • Hideaway Cabanas: Just steps away from the party, there are 10 poolside cabanas that have a range of amenities, including cabana attendant service at the push of a call button, a mini-fridge, floating beach mats and charging outlets.
  • The Hideout: This nook at one end of Hideaway Beach is just close enough to the buzz but carves out an exclusive, elevated experience. In one of 10 Hideout Cabanas, guests can enjoy a heated infinity plunge pool—exclusive to The Hideout guests—and enjoy the convenience of perks like cabana attendant service, in-water loungers, an outdoor shower and resort-style seating.

Restaurants and Bars

  • On the Rocks: The area’s new and unofficial lookout, this al fresco bar along the rocky shore serves up a vibrant scene of live musicians, TVs to watch live sports, games like pool and shuffleboard, and ocean views along with refreshing drinks like frozen margaritas and mai tais.
  • Hideaway Bar: The swim-up bar at Hideaway Pool is on two levels. Vacationers can take their drinks poolside or without leaving the water.
  • Slice of Paradise: This is an all-new rustic pizza haven with a bar. Complimentary food here will include fresh-from-the-oven favorites, island twists like a Bahamian guava barbecue chicken option and more.
  • Snack Shack: A staple on Perfect Day at CocoCay, this new location offers the popular menu’s complimentary chicken sandwiches, burgers, fried mozzarella sticks, fresh salads and more, as well as shaded seating, and Adirondack chairs and tables on the sand.
  • Beach Bars: Rounding out the experience are two full-service beach bars located on both sides of the new beachfront paradise, so a drink is never far away.

The all-new Hideaway Beach will be the latest addition to Royal Caribbean’s private island, which underwent a $250 million transformation in 2019. The cruise line has since introduced new experiences to the island, including an elevated beach retreat at Coco Beach Club and the renovated South Beach in 2020. 

In 2024, a combination of 22 ships will sail to Perfect Day at CocoCay from more than nine different cities like MiamiFort Lauderdale and Port Canaveral, FLCape Liberty, NJ and Galveston, TX. Getting away can range from three nights on the new Utopia of the Seas that debuts in July 2024; to seven nights on Icon of the Seas

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