Whether you are a “First timer” or a “Navigator Loyalist”, this ship never fails to surprise you. You roam in this large ship as you would roam in a small town, with the magnificent beauty of sea at your sight. With its smartly designed itineraries and on board activities, passengers are fulfilled with thrill and adventure.
Despite its massive size, you can easily navigate through the ship. After, the recent refurbishment, the ship has advanced in technology as well as the activities offered. The centre activity arena, Royal Promenade, an open area that serves as the ship’s “Downtown.” You will find yourself buzzing around to this mall-like area to stroll into the shops, bars and cafe, enjoying coffee, ice cream, pastries, pizzas and more.
Complimentary food is not worth as much and for good food, you will need to shell out money. It can be an expensive affair for many, to dine-in on the ship.
The ship retains its old charm and classic feel. Even after refurbishment session, nothing new was crammed into the redesign, and the ship still maintains its open and spacious feel throughout. Navigator of the Seas delivers what it stands for, exclusive range of dining choices and on board activities, which will never let anyone feel bored. The cruise journey takes you to the best of Caribbean experience.
Overall, Navigator has 1,643 staterooms equipped with all sort of modern amenities. Standard cabins are tastefully designed, featuring light woods, and offer two twin beds that convert to a king-sized bed. After, refurbishment there is installation of slick flat-screen TVs in all the rooms, replacing the old tube models.
The Flow on Flow Rider, lets you grab a board and hang ten on the 40-foot-long surf simulator. The Promenade also is where the captain hosts the welcome-aboard reception and a full range of other activities, such as music, parades and even parties take place here. The much needed makeover gave the ship a new refreshing look and sets of activities. The Solarium pool and lively pool parties where passengers spend their lazy afternoons. During the night, majority of bars and lounges host live bands performances, Jazz musical night is a power packed show organized every night.
When it comes to food, Navigator of the Seas disappoints no one. Options like ‘Chops Grille’, the best steakhouse American theme based restaurant offers best of freshly prepared steaks with exquisite wine or ‘Solarium Bar’, provides you the option to sip your margarita while chilling across the adult only “Solarium” pool. New addition to dinning variety is the Mexican restaurant, Sabor, and an Asian-fusion and sushi eatery, Izumi Japanese Cuisine.
The most innovative feature of Navigator of the Seas is the “Virtual Balcony.” Many of the standard cabins now have floor-to-ceiling HD screens that allow passengers to get a view of the ocean without an actual balcony. The advance technology also brings in the sounds of the ocean waves to create an ambience of real sea.