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 Radiance of the Seas

Launched in early 2001, Radiance of the Seas is RCI's first Vantage-class (now known as the Radiance class) ship. Built to Panamax standards, she combines many aspects of the company's huge Voyager-class ships with the ability to be deployable world-wide. The Radiance class ships are recognized as the best of the best by loyal Royal Caribbean cruisers.

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Family Friendly
Shore Excursions

 Professional Reviews

Jerry Hoehn, 2003-11-02Western Caribbean

The Fomt Group As in the past, I’ll start my review with a quick summary more

22users found this review helpful.
Nancy Norris, 2002-03-307-day Southern Caribbean As a former school teacher, my first cruise, more

25users found this review helpful.

 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Pete Peterson 52 8 Southern Caribbean

    First of all, let me say that this is not a mega review of our cruise, since I would be duplicating what Nancy Norris already wrote in her wonderful review, which I found very helpful more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Chuck Palm 54 12 Pacific Coastal

    I really wanted to like the Radiance because it is so beautiful on the outside. We have never sailed R.C.C.L. before, and consider ourselves to be open-minded when it comes to more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Laura Bryant 38 3 4-Day Pacific NW

    This was my 3rd RCCL cruise and the best overall. My mother and I booked 10 days before sailing as the prices were just too good to pass up. My husband kindly agreed to stay with our more

    7 users found this review helpful.
  • Lee Mazanec 38 2 San Juan – St. Thomas – Antigua – St. Martin – St. Lucia – Barbados – @

    This was our second cruise with Royal Caribbean (RC) and it met or exceeded our expectations. The first section describes how the overall cruise met or exceeded our expectations. more

    3 users found this review helpful.
  • Bob Hersey 54 15 Southern Caribbean

    In St. Lucia we went on the Land/Sea Tour to Soufriere, a combination bus trip and catamaran sail. We have done this tour before and it was just as wonderful. We visited an active volcano, more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Nicole Julian 29 4 Pacific Northwest (4 days)

    I booked this cruise in May of 2001 in a category M guarantee. I was assigned cabin # 1005, a category M, on the top passenger deck. It was a good location, other than being almost all the more

    2 users found this review helpful.
  • Christine and Richard 47 13 Vancouver to Honolulu

    One tendered ashore on a sparkling morning to the welcoming sight of a replica of the 19th Century brig, Carthaginian II. Nearby was the historic Pioneer Inn – constructed in 1901, it more

    1 users found this review helpful.
  • Ramona Edmunds 30 Something 1 Canada

    Monday 01 October came and we headed into Seattle. We took a quick drive down to the pier and then did lots of circling to try and find parking. Ended up parking in right more

  • Mary and Vincent Finelli n/a many Cruise to Nowhere

    These were our 15th and 16th cruises (back-to-back) in the past four years and our 6th & 7th on RCI. We booked these cruises so that we could be among the first to experience the much more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • KmPast 44 4 Southern Caribbean

    This was my first time sailing with RCCL and I would have to say that this was the worst cruise of the four that I have taken. In speaking with other passengers that I met on the ship, more

    1 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Royal Caribbean Int.
  • Capacity (double occupancy):2100
  • Builder:Jos. L. Meyer
  • Full Capacity:2501
  • Inaugurated:2001
  • Space Ratio:42.9 / 36.0
  • Gross Tonnage:90,090gt
  • Crew:870
  • Length:962 ft. / 293 m