All about the Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas

The Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas was built in 1997. It's considered a small size ship. Coming in at 989 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 11-story building.

Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas Ship

The Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas can hold 2,252 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 Enchantment of the Seas has a space ratio of 37. Depending on the ship, this number can range from 30 to 52 (with a bigger number meaning more space per person) so this ship has less space per person than average.



Royal Caribbean
Enchantment of the Seas
ClassVision
Gross Tonnage82,910
Length989
Beam/Width106
Passenger Decks11
Passengers (double occupancy)2,252
Crew852
Passenger to Crew Ratio2.6
Space Ratio (tons of ship per passenger)37

The Enchantment of the Seas is one of four Vision-class ships currently sailing with Royal Caribbean. Vision-class ships are the oldest and smallest in the Royal Caribbean fleet. Their small size makes them easy to get around and lets them sail from ports that can't handle larger ships. The adult's-only solarium on these ships has a retractable roof that makes them better for sailing cooler weather cruises. These ships offer a more traditional cruise experience and lack some innovative features of Royal Caribbean's newer ships like zip lining, ice skating, and water slides. The Enchantment of the Seas is very similar to its sister-ships; Grandeur of the Seas, Rhapsody of the Seas and Vision of the Seas, although each ship may have some differences.


Dining Establishments on Enchantment of the Seas

Food is a big part of any cruise, and there will plenty on the Royal Caribbean Enchantment of the Seas. You have 7 different dining options to choose from. Of those options, 3 are complementary, or included with your cruise fare. The other 4 options have an additional fee. Some of those options are a set price and some have a la cart menu pricing. Only 43% of the dining options are included meaning you might spend more while on the ship due to the additional fees.

RestaurantRestaurant TypeCostType of Food
Ben and Jerry'sQuick serveA la cartDessert
Cafe Latte-tudesQuick serveA la cartCoffee
Chef's TableSit downFlat FeeFoodie
Chops GrilleSit downFlat feeSteakhouse
Main Dining RoomSit downIncludedMain dining room
Park CafeQuick serveIncludedDeli
WindjammerQuick serveIncludedBuffet

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 package, try our Drink Package Calculator.

Pools and Hot Tubs on Enchantment of the Seas

The main pool and kid
The main pool on Royal Caribbean's Enchantment 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. If you want to spend all day in a pool, a cruise might not be the right choice. 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 Enchantment of the Seas has a total of 3 pools and 6 hot tubs.

Tired of loud kids and splashing? 1 of the pools and 2 of the hot tubs are adults only.

Royal Caribbean
Enchantment of the Seas
Total Pools3
- Pools - General Access2
- Pools - Adults Only1
- Pools - Exclusive0
Total Hot Tubs6
- Hot Tubs - General Access4
- Hot Tubs - Adults Only2
- Hot Tubs - Exclusive0


Enchantment of the Seas Features

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

Royal Caribbean
Enchantment of the Seas
Adult Only Relaxation AreaIncluded
ArcadeIncluded
Bungee TrampolineIncluded
CasinoA la cart
Climbing WallIncluded
Fitness CenterIncluded
Pool-side MoviesIncluded
Shows - musical reviewIncluded
SpaA la cart

Cruise Costs

Royal Caribbean is a mainstream cruise line. Mainstream cruise lines cater to a variety of guests, hoping to provide something for everyone. These typically cost about $100 - $350 per person per day.

Cruise pricing is dynamic and varies for each specific sailing based on factors such as departure point, ports of call, and time of year.

Enchantment of the Seas Onboard Costs

Another way to gauge the cost of a cruise is to consider how much you'll spend on board. Even though a lot is included in the base cruise fare, you may still spend money on things like spa treatments, specialty dining, drinks, and excursions. In addition, guests can also have to pay for things like gratuities and tips.

Typically guests can expect to spend about 25 - 40% of the cost of the cruise on onboard expenses. In other words, if the cruise fare is $1,000 per person, you might spend between $250 and $400 on extra expenses.

The table below will help you understand what you might spend onboard a Royal Caribbean ship.

Royal Caribbean
Base Daily Gratuities*
(Per Person Per Day)
$14.50
Tip added to drinks & services18%
Soda Price$3.50
Domestic Beer Price$7.49
See drink menus
Drink Package Price$60-$90
Learn more
Internet Plan$13 to $27 per device per day
*Daily gratuities for a standard cabin. Suites or specialty rooms may have higher rates.

Royal Caribbean uses dynamic pricing, which means the pricing for many things will vary per sailing. The daily gratuities and tip are consistent across the fleet, but the pricing for the drink package, internet, and excursions will change. The only way to know your price is to consult the Royal Caribbean cruise planner once you're booked.

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