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Spectrum of the Seas Cruise Experience with Royal Caribbean review

Zhuang Jia Wen

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As an avid cruiser, I was eager to be one of the first to experience Royal Caribbean’s new Quantum Ultra Class ship, Spectrum of the Seas, sailing from Singapore. Over the course of my 7-night voyage, this incredible ship surpassed every expectation. Read on for details of my amazing onboard adventures.

Embarkation from the Singapore Cruise Center

Arriving at the sparkling Singapore Cruise Terminal, embarkation was smooth sailing. Within half an hour I was boarding Spectrum of the Seas eager to explore 18 decks of dining, activities and entertainment.

My stateroom was surprisingly spacious for a cruise ship, with floor to ceiling windows and enough room for myself and two travel companions. After a breezy muster drill, we were ready to set sail!

Thrills and Chills at the RipCord by iFly

Of all the remarkable experiences on Spectrum, RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator was the most thrilling. After suiting up in jumpsuit and goggles, I stepped into the vertical wind tunnel and was lifted into flight!

My instructor guided me through floating, gliding and diving maneuvers. The sensation of actually skydiving in a safe, controlled environment was unforgettable.

West End-Style Shows Dazzle

Spectrum’s production of Starwater was Broadway-level entertainment. With intricate choreography, stunning vocals and special effects, I was transfixed. The Royal Caribbean singers and dancers are phenomenally talented.

Diverse Asian and Global Cuisine

From Indian comfort food at Silk to noodle bowls at Hot Pot, Spectrum’s dining highlighted flavors from across Asia. I also enjoyed American classics at the Diner and fresh Mediterranean cuisine at Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver. With 19 dining options in total, the culinary variety was incredible.

Luxe Treatments at the Vitality Spa

After long days sightseeing onshore, I unwound at the spa with relaxing massages and facials using natural ELEMIS products. The spectrum of spa treatments perfectly complemented the intensities of adventure on and off the ship.

With state-of-the-art features, world-class entertainment and impeccable service, Spectrum of the Seas exceeded every expectation. This Royal Caribbean trip was the cruise holiday of a lifetime that I’ll never forget!

FAQ

Is there a discounted fare for booking online?

Yes, there’s a discounted fare for booking Spectrum of the Seas online.

Where does Spectrum of the Seas sail from?

Spectrum of the Seas is based in Singapore and sails year-round cruises from the Singapore Cruise Center.

What type of staterooms are available?

Spectrum offers a range of staterooms from standard interior to balcony suites. Popular options include oceanview balcony rooms and panoramic family suites.

What kind of onboard activities are there?

Activities include the RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator, SeaPlex bumper cars and roller skating, escape rooms, indoor pools, and more.

What entertainment and shows are featured?

Spectrum has spectacular original shows like Starwater as well as live music acts, comedy, and theater performances across onboard venues.

How many restaurants and dining options are there?

There are 19 dining options ranging from Asian speciality restaurants to casual American fare to Jamie Oliver’s Italian cuisine.

What is included in the cruise fare?

The fare includes your stateroom, meals at most restaurants excluding specialty dining, entertainment, activities, pools, gym access and more.

What doesn’t the fare include?

The fare does not include alcohol, specialty dining fees, shore excursions, spa treatments, casino gambling, photos and gratuities.

Are shore excursions offered on port days?

Yes, you can book shore trips at each port through Royal Caribbean Shore Excursions desk onboard.

How early should you arrive at the terminal before departure?

You should arrive at the terminal 2-3 hours before the scheduled departure time to complete check-in and embarkation.

What is the recommended attire on Spectrum?

Attire ranges from casual during the day to smart casual in main dining rooms. Formal nights require dresses/suits.

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