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Royal Treatment at Sea

Royal Caribbean Offers Three to Seven-Night Mexico Cruises aboard Navigator of the Seas®

Article by Jane Shobe, ExpediaCruises Laguna Niguel

Photography by Royal Caribbean International

Originally published in Laguna Niguel Lifestyle

Looking for a convenient, fun, and short family adventure? For a limited time, Royal Caribbean is offering an exciting 3 Night Ensenada Cruise at an exceptional rate. In addition, your weekend plans will get the ultimate upgrade—on the Amplified fleet’s favorite ship, Navigator of the Seas®.

With per person rates starting at just $257 for a Balcony Room, it doesn't take long for passengers on Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas® to get into vacation mode. From the ship's Caribbean-themed pool deck—with colorful cabanas, hammocks, and in-water loungers—to its bustling Royal Promenade lined with fun bars and eateries, you could easily feel like you're at a tropical resort from the moment you step onboard.

Rest assured: There's far more to do onboard than laze away, dine and imbibe. Daredevils will love the ship's Perfect Storm duo of water slides, The Blaster aqua coaster, and Riptide headfirst mat racer. Other family-fun activities include glow-in-the-dark laser tag, an escape room, and Royal Caribbean staples like the rock-climbing wall and the world-famous FlowRider® surf simulator.

Don't think the outdoor fun ends before dusk, either. The pool deck remains a popular attraction at any time of day, mostly thanks to the lively Lime and Coconut, a three-level bar that transforms from a daytime sunbathing spot to an evening, open-air lounge with a string light-dimmed balcony and rooftop—the perfect place to catch movies on the pool screen with a bag of popcorn.

This laid-back atmosphere is ideal for families and groups looking for a worry-free getaway, where they don't have to dress up and go out for dinner if they don't want to. That said, however, ladies might be motivated by the blow-dry bar that offers updos with a side of Champagne.

When it comes to dining, Navigator of the Seas offers a nice variety for different tastes and budgets. Families and groups make up most cruisers onboard the kid-friendly Navigator of the Seas.

Finally, watch for updates about the brand-new Wonder of the Seas® from Royal Caribbean International. It’s the largest cruise ship in the world and is marking its debut reaching Port Everglades, where it arrived on February 20. This spectacular ship will spend her first few months in Florida offering five to seven-night Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries which also include CocoCay, Royal Caribbean’s private island.

To book your Ensenada getaway, or for more information on any of your cruise or vacation travel needs, contact Expedia Cruises located at 23866 Aliso Creek Road, in Laguna Niguel (near Whole Foods in the Aliso Shopping Center). You can also call (949) 273-5444 or visit