The fourth ship in the Royal Caribbean’s exceptional Voyager Class fleet, the Navigator of the Seas is a vast, magnificent oasis from which you can navigate the globe. Incredibly spacious, the 2014 refurbishment of this sophisticated vessel has given it a fresh, vibrant new appeal that has seen its popularity soar.
The Navigator of the Seas has been blessed with a friendly, sociable vibe, with hospitality delivered by the crew alike. To truly join the hustle and bustle of this immense liner, spend time on the Royal Promenade, the ship’s effective Main Street. With distinct Royal Caribbean touches, this vibrant, social hub acts as a fabulous mall, with shops, bars and cafes creating a unique, exciting and pulsating environment.
The Navigator is the first Royal Caribbean ship to offer the innovative "Virtual Balcony." The interior cabins have now been fitted with amazing floor-to-ceiling HD screens. Which enable passengers to experience live views of the ocean from the comfort of their cabin. This high-tech system is also fitted with speakers, to bring the sounds of the ocean directly into your room, creating a soothing sea-ambience that is unrivalled amongst other sea vessels.
There are in total 1,643 staterooms aboard the Navigator, with almost half featuring balconies. Cabins contain a well-stocked mini-bar, designated seating areas and tasteful vanity units. Standard interior cabins measure an ample 150 square feet, including those with virtual balconies. The ship's 138 interior promenade cabins come with bowed windows that overlook the spectacular Royal Promenade. These rooms have 160 square feet of space, more than enough for a comfortable, cosy journey.
The ship's Ocean View staterooms feature large windows that give an unhindered view of the stunning ocean scene as you travel. The Ocean View cabins offer a sitting area with a sofa in 160 square feet of space. The is a slightly bigger Large Ocean View category that offers 175 square feet but all the same amenities as its slightly smaller counterpart. For families travelling, the 293-square-foot Family Ocean View is the perfect space to unwind. With feature bunk beds and sofa beds which can sleep up to six people.
There is a vast array of eating options aboard the Navigator catering to every possible palate. The combination of speciality restaurants, casual cafes and bars perfectly complement the Sapphire dining room, which is the main fee-free restaurant. Decorated in resplendent gold and displaying a stunning chandelier feature, the Sapphire serves breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the day, with delicious freshly prepared international dishes on offer.
To sample a specific cuisine choose from one of the ship’s dedicated specialist restaurants. The Chops Grille is the line’s steak house, a spectacular celebration of grilled meats and chops. From sumptuous slabs of tender bacon, to mouth-watering braised beef short rib, this is the classic venue for premium grilled faire. For authentic Japanese cuisine visit Izumi. Delivering luxurious Asian-fusion dishes and technical tableside presentations of delicate items, this is the perfect spot to socialise with friends. Finally, for a taste of Mexico, enjoy a fiesta at Sabor. Expect burritos, tacos and nachos aplenty, all freshly-made and dropping with goodness.
On the Navigator of the Sea there is never the possibility of boredom.
There are nightly shows presented at the Metropolis Theatre, with a wide-variety of different production treats. The Royal Caribbean singers and dancers set the standard, with music and comedy routines spread out across week for a diverse range of shows. You will also find daily bingo games held in this fabulous 1,350-seat venue, with cabin staff creating an inclusive and welcoming space for guests to enjoy.
For something entirely different from the usual entertainment found at sea, the Navigator, as with all Royal Caribbean Voyager Class ships, has been fitted with a fabulous ice rink. Shows are performed at least once on your journey, sometimes more, for a spectacular display of elegance and skill.
For an evening of drinks and entertainment, relax in the indulgent Schooner Bar, the perfect spot to sing along to signature piano routines. For something a little more exotic, the Latin jazz bar, Boleros serves stunning Latin style cocktails. The Star Lounge gives guests an opportunity to show-off, with karaoke and themed party nights that go on long into the evening.
The Vegas-style Casino Royale has been given an incredible New Orleans theme, to create a truly authentic gambling experience. With nearly 300 slots, eight blackjack tables, Caribbean Stud Poker, Texas Hold 'Em, three roulette wheels and a craps table, this is the perfect place to raise your adrenaline levels.
The superb and relaxing Solarium is a tranquil space that has been given a traditional Tuscan theme. Once inside, enjoy the pool, fountain and hot tub features and surround yourself with Tuscan inspired murals and countryside greenery. The pool itself includes four whirlpools and is the ideal spot to stretch out and enjoy the water.
The well-equipped fitness centre offers sensational sea views framed by floor-to-ceiling windows. The gym is home to 18 treadmills, 12 elliptical cross trainers, five recumbent bicycles, four stationary bicycles, two rowing machines, a selection of weight machines and two stair steppers. There is a dedicated aerobics area that plays host to group classes, with spin bikes and free weights also available for use.
The Vitality Spa is above the Fitness Centre and is a calm, serene spot complete with beauty salon, massage rooms and relaxation areas. The spa and beauty salon, operated by Steiner Leisure, has a wide array of rejuvenating treatments, including massages, facials, body tune-ups and waxing. You can also enjoy the private steam room, a chance to exfoliate and destress after a particularly fun-filled day.