After a $250 million transformation Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay has officially opened its doors boasting a number of distinct, first-time experiences and iconic features that will top any bucket list. From racing down the tallest and most thrilling waterslide in North America or riding the tide of the Caribbean’s largest wave pool, to taking in the highest vantage point in The Bahamas from 450 feet up in the air, guests are able to create their perfect day at CocoCay.
Setting the stage for the perfect day is the upbeat, colorful and dynamic arrivals plaza at Perfect Day at CocoCay. Here you can jam out to a welcoming party of live music, brave a zip line ride to soar across the harbor and get soaked by more than 30 water cannons on the shipwrecked Captain Jack’sGalleon or the Sprayaway Geyser’s surprising spout spraying water 82 feet in the air.
At Captain Jack’s, the island hangout and meet-up spot, vacationers can grab a drink at the rowboat bar and enjoy waterfront views or chow down on chicken wings and crispy steak fries – the house specialty. For a nautical, world-traveled vibe, guests can opt to head to Skipper’s Grill for lunchtime favorites like burgers, sandwiches, tacos and salads.
At the heart of Perfect Day at CocoCay is Thrill Waterpark, daring the most adrenaline-seeking travelers to conquer two bragworthy water towers with 13 slides – the most slides found in any waterpark in the Caribbean – as well as the Caribbean’s largest wave pool and a kid-friendly obstacle course pool.
Daredevil’s Tower lets you push your limits on seven exhilarating single-rider waterslides of various heights, including the 135-foot-tall Daredevil’s Peak – the tallest waterslide in North America. Other exhilarating slides include twin Dueling Demons drop slides – launching riders from a vertical position, the Manta Raycers duo, the high-speed, fully vertical Screeching Serpent and the coiling Green Mamba.
Adventurous squads can share the thrill with six multi-rider slides in the Family Tower, including The Twister, a winding tube for a two-person raft, The Slingshot, a zero-gravity slide for four and the four-lane Splash Speedway racing slides.
Adventure seekers of all ages can also ride the tide at the largest wave pool in the Caribbean, or leave their cares on land as they soar above Perfect Day at CocoCay on a 1,600-foot-long zip line that ends with the only splash water landing in the region.
At Adventure Pool, little adventurers will find an obstacle course with lily pads, a rock-climbing wall and swing ropes to bounce, climb and swing to their heart’s content.
Royal Caribbean’s largest Splashaway Bay will give kids even more buckets of excitement thanks to fountains, pools, sprinklers, geysers, water cannons and whirlpools plus kid-size waterslides and massive drench buckets.
Perfect Day at CocoCay offers pristine, crystal-clear tropical waters and white powder-like sand at Chill Island, the island escape travelers dream about.
Here you can find Chill Grill, the largest dining venue on the island, for beachside dining at shaded picnic tables on the sand. Here beach day favorites include including snorkeling, jet skiing excursions as well as plentiful cabanas and daybeds for relaxation under the shade. Add in beach bars with roaming bartenders and you will truly wish you lived here.
At Oasis Lagoon, guests of all ages will be able explore the three distinct coves of the Caribbean’s largest freshwater pool.
Whether looking to spend time with family, have cocktails with friends, or simply laze around under the sun, vacationers can enjoy their day at the kid-friendly beach area, the swim-up bar and three mini swim-up islands, or a private cabana with a dedicated cabana attendant.
With Up, Up and Away, thrill seekers can score a view unlike any other while drifting 450 feet above Perfect Day at CocoCay in a colorful helium balloon. The highest vantage point in The Bahamas allows guests to take in the island and is visible from anywhere on the island as well as ships docked in port.
The exclusive Coco Beach Club (set to open in December) delivers an upscale take on the island’s authentic Caribbean vibe while offering everything one could need for a few hours of complete indulgence. Touting a new level of laidback luxury, the experience features the first overwater cabanas in The Bahamas, each with an overwater hammock, waterslide and private attendant. The Coco Beach Club also feayures a freshwater infinity edge pool with in-water loungers and bar, spanning an expansive 2,600-plus feet. The Grille at Coco Beach Club serves freshly made Mediterranean fare with a side of ocean views. In addition, beachside cabanas and daybeds offer up a private slice of paradise.
You can visit Perfect Day at CocoCay on 11 of Royal Caribbean’s innovative and adventure-packed ships sailing from ports in Florida and the Northeast. For more info and bookings visit Royal Caribbean.
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