Oasis of the seas 
the first living park at sea






World largest cruise ship (Year 2009) Royal Caribbean’s 220,000-ton Oasis of the Seas is completed on 28 October 2009 from STX Europe shipyard in Turku, Finland.

She has arrived at her home port - Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale Florida on 13 November 2009. The official Oasis of the Seas' maiden voyage is on 5 December 2009.





Ship Facts:
Gross Tonnage: 225,282
Passenger Capacity: 5,400
(double occupancy)
Staterooms: 2,700
Decks: 18 high
(16 passenger decks)
Length: 1,186.5 feet
Max Beam: 154 feet
Draft: 31 feet
Cruising Speed: 22.6 knots
Royal Caribbean Oasis Of the Seas world's largest cruise ship at sail photos


Bigger is better, Royal Caribbean says “Having more real estate, we can provide more deck area,”, which means more entertainment options and better amenities.

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the seas - The Central Park area by Reuters

Ship Features Special Highlights:
Oasis of the Seas (Genesis Class) is designed around 7 onboard neighborhood concepts; this large resort cruise ship is a feat of architecture and imagination, each with a distinct personality and range of sights and activities.




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

  1. Central Park features boutiques, restaurants and bars, including access to the Rising Tide bar, which can be raised or lowered between three decks. 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. The gym has 158 cardio and resistance machines, classes, and a range of spa services.
  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.

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Aqua Theater and Rock Climbing Wall by Scott Keeler (St. Petersburg Times)




Oasis of the seas' Central Park 

is the world first living park at sea with over 12,000 plants and 56 trees.




"Central Park" is the main highlight, an open air park the size of a football field; the park will look and feel a bit like the one it was named after in New York City, with outdoor cafes, walking trails, and landscaped gardens.

RCI Oasis Of the Seas - Central Park
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Central Park
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Central Park
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Central Park by Umacamera (Wikimedia)

The ship feels like a floating city, with shopping centers, fine dining, entertainment and recreational facilities.

Different types of accommodations are available for its passengers to choose including luxurious lofts, suites, staterooms, and boardwalk accommodations with ocean view or look out to its lush green landscape of Central Park.


Oasis of the Seas - Central Park - Cutaway illustrations by Beaudaniels illustration.com
Oasis of the Seas - Central Park - Cutaway illustrations by Beaudaniels-illustration.com




The Boardwalk and AquaTheater



Entertainment areas have become neighborhoods at sea, old-world charm with a modern twist in the entertaining Boardwalk neighborhood; from the awe-inspiring ocean-side seating of the AquaTheater to the lush green landscape of Central Park, where public space combining nature with nautical.

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Candy Beach Sweets on the Boardwalk
Oasis of the Seas - Candy Beach Sweets on the Boardwalk

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Boardwalk
Oasis of the Seas - The Boardwalk

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Aquatheater on the boardwalk
Oasis of the Seas - AquaTheater on the Boardwalk

Royal Caribbean
Oasis of the Seas - Oasis Dreams at the AquaTheater




The Pool and Sports Zone





Visit the Pool and Sports Zone to explore an entire deck of pools, rock-climbing walls, basketball courts and more.


RCI Oasis of the Seas - H20 Zone Aqua Park
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - H2O Zone, aqua park for kids by Scott Keeler (St. Petersburg Times)
Oasis of the Seas - H2O Kids Zone - Swimming pools & activity area

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - H2O Kids Zone - Swimming pools & activity area
Oasis of the Seas - H2O Kids Zone - Swimming pools & activity area

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - View from Gallery funnel showing golf and basket ball pitch
Oasis of the Seas - View from Gallery funnel showing golf and basket ball pitch

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Oasis Dunes Golf
Oasis of the Seas - Oasis Dunes Golf

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The rock climbing wall
Oasis of the Seas - The rock climbing wall

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Flowrider
Oasis of the Seas - Flowrider

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Arial views off Miami showing golf, basket ball pitch and flowrider
Oasis of the Seas - Arial views off Miami showing golf, basket ball pitch and flowrider





The Solarium and Cantilevered Whirlpool

RCI Oasis Of the Seas - Solarium Lounge Area

RCI Oasis Of the Seas - Main Pool

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Solarium by Linda Garrison (Cruises.about.com)
Oasis of the Seas - The Solarium

Oasis of the Seas - The Solarium by Jim Lane (TripAdvisor / TripWow)
Oasis of the Seas - The Solarium

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Whirlpool
Oasis of the Seas - The Whirlpool

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Cantilevered Whirlpool
Oasis of the Seas - Cantilevered Whirlpool




Adventure Ocean Youth Zone

The Youth Zone - where kids can be kids and parents can be worry-free.
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone
Oasis of the Seas - Adventure Ocean Youth Zone




Vitality at Sea - Spa and Fitness Center


Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Vitality at Sea - Spa and Fitness Center by Simon Brooke Webb
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Vitality at Sea - Spa and Fitness Center - The Relaxation Room




Opus Dining Room


Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Opus Dining Room




Royal Promenade



The heart of Oasis of the Seas will be the Royal Promenade. Come and shop at the biggest shopping mall aboard with outlets and cafes; it has an amazing skylight that will allow the natural light flow inside from above!

Royal Caribbean Oasis of the seas - The Royal Promenade Deck area by Royal Caribbean
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - The Royal Promenade
Oasis of the Seas - The Royal Promenade by Nick Hobgood (Wikimedia)
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas The Royal Promenade
Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas - Royal Promenade shot from Central Park




Royal Caribbean “Allure of the Seas” is her sister ship completed
in year 2010.


Everyone can discover a place for unique experiences on the grandest ship in the world has ever built.

RCI Oasis- of the Seas - Royal Promenade with Crystal Canopy Skylights


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Allure Of The Seas - from awe-inspiring ocean-side seating of the AquaTheater to the lush green landscape of Central Park, where public space combining nature with nautical.


Allure Of The Seas, world largest cruise ship - Royal Caribbean International's MS Allure Of The Seas is currently world largest cruise ship has a lush green landscape of Central Park at sea. Allure is 50 millimetres (2.0 in) longer than Oasis, making her technically the largest despite the fact that both ships have identical superstructures.


Oasis Of The Seas - Cruising with the first living park at sea. Royal Caribbean Central Park - The first living park at sea is now onboard Oasis of the Seas.


Oasis of the Seas world's largest cruise ship at sail photos (Year 2009)  After 6 years in the making the ship was finally completed, Oasis of the Seas will depart Finland for the USA on Friday 30 Oct 2009.


Oasis of the Seas, Biggest Cruise Ship in World (Year 2009) - cruising on a sailing city! - This biggest cruise ship in world has an open air Central Park feels like the one it was named after in New York City, with outdoor cafes,  shopping centers, walking trails, and landscaped gardens.



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