Wonder of the Seas Arrives in Spain For Mediterranean Season

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Royal Caribbean’s Wonder of the Seas has arrived in Barcelona to kick off a summer of voyages in the Mediterranean.

The world’s largest cruise ship will operate seven-night voyages from Barcelona, Spain and Civitavecchia (the port for Rome) in Italy beginning Sunday, May 8. Destinations will include Florence, Naples, Capri, Provence, and Malaga.

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(Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

New Highlights

Highlights of Wonder of the Seas that are exclusive to this ship include:

Suite Neighborhood

For the first time, an Oasis-class ship has eight neighborhoods instead of seven. Wonder of the Seas introduced the Suite Neighborhood, which is exclusively for those staying in the Royal Suite Class.

It includes a private sundeck with plunge pool and bar, an exclusive restaurant called Coastal Kitchen, the Suite Lounge, and the grandest Ultimate Family Suite yet — able to accommodate a family of 10.

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Suite Sun Deck (Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean)

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The Mason Jar Southern Restaurant & Bar

Already a guest-favorite, The Mason Jar is a brand-new specialty restaurant serving up southern comfort food. Featuring staples and new twists on classics, The Mason Jar is open for brunch, dinner, and for late-night bites.

The venue features live country music, farmhouse-style decor, and a collection of whiskeys and southern cocktails.

Wonder Playscape

This amped-up, underwater-themed kids’ playground includes slides, climbing walls, interactive features that come alive by touch, puzzles, and more.

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Wonder Playscape on Deck 16 Aft (Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean)


Wonder of the Seas features a lineup of original entertainment across its four “stages:” air, ice, water, and theater.

Over 100 performers and technicians come together for shows like inTENse, featuring the first all-female cast of aerialists, high divers, slackliners, and more in the aft AquaTheater.

A superhero-filled show called The Effectors II: Crash ‘n’ Burn is set to debut this summer.


Wonder of the Seas’ western Mediterranean cruises will continue through October — one of eight Royal Caribbean ships sailing in Europe this coming season.

In November, the vessel will return to the U.S. to sail from its new year-round home in Port Canaveral. From there, the ship will operate Caribbean and Bahamas voyages, which will include calls to Royal’s private island Perfect Day at CocoCay.

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