All about the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas

The Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas was built in 2002. It's considered a small size ship. Coming in at 962 ft long and 106 ft wide, it's roughly the length of 2.7 football fields, as wide as 2 tractor trailers and the same height as a 12 story building.

Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas Ship

The Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas can hold 2,142 based on double occupancy (two people per room) and more when you take into account 3rd and 4th passengers. When you compare the total tonnage of the ship to the number of passengers, the Brilliance of the Seas has a space ratio of 42. Depending on the ship, this number can range from 30 to 52 (with a bigger number meaning more space per person) so this ship's space to person ratio is about average.



Royal Caribbean
Brilliance of the Seas
ClassRadiance
Gross Tonnage90,090
Length962
Beam/Width106
Passenger Decks12
Passengers (double occupancy)2,142
Crew848
Passenger to Crew Ratio2.5
Space Ratio (tons of ship per passenger)42

Dining Establishments

Giovannis Table
Giovanni's Table on the Brilliance of the Seas
Windjammer
Windjammer on the Brilliance of the Seas

Food is a big part of any cruise, and on the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas, there will be plenty of it. You have 12 different dining options to choose from. Of those options, 6 are complementary, or included with your cruise fare. The other 6 options have an additional fee. Some options are a set price and some are a'la cart menu pricing. Only 50% of the dining options are included which means you might spend more while on the ship due to the additional fees.

RestaurantRestaurant TypeDress CodeCostType of Food
Ben and Jerry'sQuick serveCasualA la cartDessert
Cafe Latte-tudesQuick serveCasualA la cartCoffee
Chef's TableSit downFormalFlat FeeFoodie
Chops GrilleSit downFormalFlat feeSteakhouse
Giovanni's TableSit downFormalFlat feeItalian
Izumi Sushi & Hot RocksSit downFormalA la cartAsian
Main Dining RoomSit downFormalIncludedMain dining room
Park CafeQuick serveCasualIncludedDeli
WindjammerQuick serveCasualIncludedBuffet

There are also plenty of bars available on this ship. Alcohol is not included in the base price of this cruise ship. To see if you would save money with a drink pacakage, try our Drink Package Calculator.

Pools and Hot Tubs

The main pool and hot tubs on Royal Caribbean
The main pool on Royal Caribbean's Brilliance of the Seas

Nothing beats relaxing by a pool with a nice drink in hand as you feel the fresh sea breeze pass by you. The problem is that with thousands of people on a ship, there's not always room. We're a firm believer that if you want to just spend all day for 7 days in a pool, a cruise isn't for you. You would have a much better bet choosing a resort with a huge pool complex. That being said, a quick dip in the pool can be nice on a hot day. The Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas has a total of 2 pools and 3 hot tubs.

Tired of loud kids and splashing? 1 of the pools and 1 of the hot tubs are adults only.

Royal Caribbean
Brilliance of the Seas
Total Pools2
- Pools - General Access1
- Pools - Adults Only1
- Pools - Exclusive0
Total Hot Tubs3
- Hot Tubs - General Access2
- Hot Tubs - Adults Only1
- Hot Tubs - Exclusive0


Amenities

There are quite a few things to do on the Brilliance of the Seas. These are the main amenities that are available. Some are included in the cost of the cruise, while other have an additional charge.

Royal Caribbean
Brilliance of the Seas
Adult Only Relaxation AreaIncluded
ArcadeIncluded
BasketballIncluded
CasinoA la cart
Climbing WallIncluded
Fitness CenterIncluded
Mini golfIncluded
Pool-side MoviesIncluded
Shows - musical reviewIncluded
SpaA la cart


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