As part of the ship’s overall renovation, an outdated children’s wading pool and family pool were transformed into an expansive spraypark meant to engage younger children. The cruise line chose to dedicate more deck space than on any ship for the family area.
An outdated kiddie pool and standard pool are converted into a colorful interactive spraypark.Play slideshow
Little ones still have their small, 2-foot-deep wading pool. But they also can revel in waterslides, spraying and splashing features, a dumping water bucket, and climbable play structures – all in ankle-deep water.
With this facility and one other, Royal Caribbean is rolling out the Splashaway Bay brand. This particular one was the first to set sail.
The vibrant, colorful, kid-friendly color palette includes Royal Caribbean’s signature color scheme of yellow and blue.
The entire renovation – including rooms and other deck areas -- had to take place during dry dock – only a six-week window. At some points, more than 2,000 people would work onboard at one time.