Largest cruise ship in the world to set sail from Miami, now taking early bookings

Royal Caribbean building largest ship yet, aptly named Icon of the Seas

Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, set to depart from Miami in 2024, is now accepting bookings due to high demand, according to the cruise line.

“The Icon of the Seas will be the first of Royal Caribbean’s Icon Class cruise ships when she launches, marking the first new type of vessel for the cruise line since 2014″, said Royal Caribbean International.

Travelers can now book their seven-night voyages aboard the new ship through Royal Caribbean’s official website.

The 20-deck high ship comes in at 250,800 tons and will be more than six percent bigger than Wonder of the Seas and able to hold up to 7,600 passengers. Icon of the Seas will also be 10 feet longer than Wonder of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean’s new Icon of the Seas cruise ship will have largest waterpark at sea

Icon of the Seas will visit Royal Caribbean’s private island, Perfect Day at CocoCay, as well as Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, and San Juan, Puerto Rico.

According to Royal Caribbean, when Icon of the Seas sets sail on Jan. 27, 2024, it will become the largest cruise ship in the world.

October 2022 – Royal Bay Pool in the new Chill Island neighborhood on Icon of the Seas is the largest pool at sea. Vacationers can enjoy island time all the time and take a dip in one of the seven pools on board, which also features whirlpools, in-water loungers and breathtaking views. (Royal Caribbean)

For more information about the ship, click on this link.

About the Author:

Veronica Crespo writes for and also oversees the Español section of the website. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami, where she studied broadcast journalism and Spanish.