Oasis of the Seas Statistics & Facts

Oasis of the Seas is one of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class ships. Launched in 2009, she is one of the largest ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet.

Oasis of the seas cruise ship

Oasis of the Seas Size

Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas has a gross tonnage of 226,838 GT. Not to be confused with weight, gross tonnage is a measure of the internal volume of a ship. It’s the best way to compare ships by size.

Oasis of the Seas is 362 metres (1,187 feet) long, which is about the same length as 12 blue whales or 3.3 football fields!

Oasis of the Seas has a beam of 66 metres (215 feet). Beam is another word for width, when we’re talking about the size of cruise ships.

There are 18 decks on Oasis of the Seas and 11 of these have cabins. These are accessed by a whopping 24 guest elevators, with more elevators that are just for crew members.

The Oasis of the Seas cruising through the sunset

Oasis of the Seas Occupancy

Oasis of the Seas is one of the biggest ships in the world. She can accommodate 5,606 based on double occupancy. However, if every bed on the ship is in use, then this ship can accommodate up to 6,699 as well as 2,181 crew members.

Oasis of the Seas Speed

You may be wondering how fast Oasis of the Seas can go? Well, the top speed is 22 knots, which equates to 25.31716 miles per hour. However, the ship usually sails much slower than this as the speed is dictated by the itinerary and the weather.

Building Oasis of the Seas

Oasis of the Seas was built in 2009 in Turku, Finland by the shipbuilder STX Europe. Like many Royal Caribbean ships, she was registered in Bahamas.

The ship cost $1,400,000,000 to build. She was Christened by Daisy Fuentes, Dara Torres, Gloria Estefan, Jane Seymour, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Michelle Kwan, Shawn Johnson and made her maiden voyage on December 5, 2009.

Oasis of the Seas has 4 sister ships in the Oasis Class:

Building the Oasis of the Seas

Facilities onboard Oasis of the Seas

You’ll find plenty to do onboard Oasis of the Seas. Here’s what you can expect to find on board:

Adventure Ocean

Adventure Ocean is the Royal Caribbean kids club, and includes AO Babies and AO Junior for younger guests. Children will love the huge range of activities on offer, and the dedicated spaces just for them.

Father and daugter painting at Adventure Ocean

Amplified Pool Deck

Ships with an amplified pool deck offer a much larger pool area, giving you more space to swim and lounge. Plus with the nearby bars, you can spend the whole day in the area, and enjoy total relaxation.

An aerial view of Oasis' Amplified Pool Deck


The AquaTheater is a stunning venue where you’ll enjoy a host of shows that incorporate special effects and intricate diving routines. With the deepest pools at sea, these amazing live events are truly spectacular.

The AquaTheater


Get your game on at the arcade, where you’ll find a host of different machines suited to all ages. There’s a selection of video games, classic games such as skeeball, and prize games too.

Two cruise guests playing at the arcade

Broadway Shows

Enjoy genuine Broadway shows on your cruise, with the best musicals performed in the theatre. Experience some true classics depending on your ship, including We Will Rock You, Cats, Mamma Mia and Grease – and all included in your fare.

Broadway-Style Entertainment

The live entertainment on Royal Caribbean is stunning, with Broadway-style shows that are packed with incredible live music and incredible visual effects. Get comfy in the on-board theatre and enjoy being whisked away to magical worlds through immersive stories.

Situated on the Boardwalk, the carousel on your ship is a classic attraction that guests can ride as many times as they wish. It’s very traditional, hand-painted and designed exclusively for the cruise line.

The Carousel

Casino Royale

Whether you’re a poker or blackjack player, or you prefer to stick to machines, Casino Royale has it all. Play some games and potentially win some amazing jackpots in a lively, exciting atmosphere.

Two ladies having fun while playing in the Casino Royale

Conference Center

The conference facilities on a Royal Caribbean ship can accommodate up to 400 guests, and include facilities for meetings, theater-style events and even trade shows. These rooms can be hired for no additional fee by sailing guests.

Guests using the conference center

Royal Escape Room

The Royal Escape Room tasks you with solving a series of tasks set by the Royal Society of Puzzles within a 50 minute time limit. Will your team be able to crack the clues and escape the room in time?


Hop on a surfboard or bodyboard and ride the waves with FlowRider, the only surfing simulator at sea. Included in your fare, this is a thrilling attraction for newbies and experienced surfers too.

Santa riding the FlowRider

Ice Skating

Strap on a pair of ice skates and head onto the rink. Whether you’re grabbing the sides all the way around, or confident enough to perform figure-eights and elaborate spins, you’ll have a great time skating as a family.

People inside the skating rink

Laser Tag

Two teams face off in this glow-in-the-dark laser tag experience that is ideal for guests aged 5 and above. Work together to eliminate the other team, or just go crazy blasting everyone.

The Laser Tag arena

Mini Golf

Enjoy a fun mini golf course on your ship where you can putt around various tricky obstacles. This is included in your fare, so if you have a bad round…just play again!

A man playing golf beside a statue

Outdoor Movie Screen

Cosy up on a lounger, grab the popcorn and enjoy epic entertainment on the outdoor movie screen. Newly-released movies, classic films and live sport events will be shown at various times.

The outdoor movie screen playing a classic film

Rock Climbing Wall

Whether you’re a beginner or a speed-climber, the rock climbing wall is a cool place to hang out and enjoy amazing views. Included in your fare and with no reservation needed, you can scale the wall as many times as you like during your cruise.

Rock climbing on Oasis of the Seas

Royal Promenade

The hub of the ship, the Royal Promenade is where you’ll board but also where you’ll find a wide range of bars, restaurants and stores. This is a lively part of the ship day and night, where you might even spot a parade or two during your cruise.

The Royal Promenade

Running Track

If you want to keep up your fitness routine while on your cruise, the running track is the ideal place. Enjoy amazing views across the ocean as you complete every lap of the track, passing many of the ship’s best features.

2 lanes of Running Track


Exclusively for adult guests, the Solarium is an indoor and outdoor venue designed with pure relaxation in mind. Relax in the quiet pools, grab a cocktail and sit in a lounge space, or enjoy the cascading lagoons on some ships as you let stresses melt away.

Couple at Solarium on Royal Caribbean cruise ship

Splashaway Bay

This kid-friendly splashpark is the perfect place for younger guests to burn off some energy. There are plenty of pools, whirlpools, fountains and water cannons, along with colourful low-intensity waterslides that are ideal for kids.

Water slides of Splashaway Bay

Sports Court

The sports court is an outdoor area that hosts various different sporting activities during your cruise, aimed at the whole family. Games include basketball, volleyball and other court sports, with tournaments often arranged during your cruise.

People playing basketball

Studio B

Studio B is a fun venue that doubles up as both a live entertainment theatre and a TV studio ideal for family game shows. The retractable floor also reveals the ice rink for shows and for your own use during downtime too.

Skaters performing at Studio B

The Perfect Storm

Feeling adventurous, and seeking a thrill? The Perfect Storm is a collection of some of the fastest waterslides at sea, including dual-racing slides and the first boomerang-style and head-first mat racer slides at sea.

Kids getting ready to slide down

Ultimate Abyss

The Ultimate Abyss is an incredible dual-slide that takes you all the way from Deck 16 down to the Boardwalk, 10 stories below. With the slide running for 216 feet around tight curves, you’ll feel the rush through a ride decorated in LED lights and graffiti artwork.

Ultimate abyss slide

Vitality at Sea Fitness & Spa / Spa

At the Vitality Spa, guests can enjoy a range of treatments designed to help them relax and recharge. From beauty treatments such as facials and body wraps, to soothing massages and bathing rituals, there is something for everyone – including a range of services aimed at teens and tweens.

A woman enjoying her spa session

Zip Line

Suspended 10 decks above the Boardwalk, the zip line on your ship offers both a thrilling ride and amazing views of the ship. There’s no reservation needed and no fee, so if you’re brave enough you can experience this exciting attraction as often as you like.

A man enjoying the Zip Line ride

Places to eat on Oasis of the Seas

Oasis of the Seas has a huge selection of restaurants, cafes and snack bars where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or just a quick bite to eat. Some of these are included in your cruise fare and some have an extra charge.

Here are all of your dining options onboard Oasis of the Seas :

150 Central Park

150 Central Park is a speciality restaurant serving a selection of modern dishes picked from a range of cuisines. It’s a smart casual venue that takes classic dishes and adds a unique contemporary spin – with some amazing desserts and drinks to try too.

Inside 150 central park

Boardwalk Dog House

The Boardwalk Dog House offers a selection of hot dogs that are perfect for a quick snack. Whether you want the classic American-style dog, a pork Bratwurst or even a chicken and apple dog, there’s plenty to tickle your tastebuds here.

In front of boardwalk dog house

Cafe Promenade

Cafe Promenade is an included dining venue serving a selection of deli treats and tasty breakfast items. Grab a croissandwich in the morning, or a packed wrap for lunch. There are some great sweet items here as well, with menu options rotating daily.

Inside Cafe Promenade

Chef’s Table

If you want a formal, gourmet dining experience then Chef’s Table is ideal. You’ll be served five stunning courses during this white-tablecloth dinner in an exclusive setting, with every course perfectly paired with a different wine by the ship’s onboard sommelier.

Logo of Chef's Table

Chops Grille

The Chops Grille steakhouse is an iconic Royal Caribbean restaurant, known for its excellent selection of steak, fish and other meat dishes. This speciality restaurant is smart casual and offers a lighter menu for lunch alongside its main dinner selections.

Beautiful interior of Chops Grille

Coastal Kitchen

Exclusively for guests staying in a suite or members of the Pinnacle Club, this smart casual restaurant is included in your fare and offers fresh flavours from both the Mediterranean and California. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all served here though Junior Suite guests can only visit for dinner.

Yummy dish by Coastal Kitchen

El Loco Fresh

Enjoy authentic Mexican dishes at this casual dining venue including burritos, carnitas and more that are all packed with incredible flavours. Dine outdoors or take your food to go if you want to enjoy your Mexican dishes elsewhere on the ship.

Food served by El Loco Fresh

Giovanni’s Table

Experience an elevated Italian dining experience at this smart casual venue that serves a mix of classic and contemporary dishes. Sample the incredible house focacia, try an anitpasti platter, or save all your room for the hearty, flavour-rich main courses.

Inside Giovanni's Table


Izumi is a smart casual speciality restaurant that specialises in Asian cuisine, specifically focussing on Japanese classics such as sushi and sishimi. Over four courses (including two mains) you’ll discover some amazing flavours whether you dine at lunch or dinner.

A family eating at Izumi

Johnny Rockets

Enjoy Royal Caribbean’s classic take on the American diner with Johnny Rockets, a casual speciality restaurant serving all your favourite burgers, sandwiches and fries. Don’t forget the hand-spun shakes and malts to go with them, too.

Johnny Rockets signage

Main/Traditional Dining

If you choose Traditional Dining, you’ll be given a set dining time for the Main Dining Room every night. You’ll also likely have the same waiter throughout your cruise, who will learn all your favourites and make meal times even more special.

The Main/Traditional Dining

My Family Time Dining

With My Family Time Dining, you get the best of family time dinner while also being able to relax. Your kids will complete their meals within 45 minutes, before they are escorted to the Adventure Ocean kids club while you enjoy the rest of your meal.

My Time Dining

With My Time Dining, you can choose when you take dinner, and you don’t need to make a reservation (although you may have to wait for a table). You’ll need to pre-pay your gratuities if you want this extra flexibility.

Park Cafe

While wandering the calming Central Park, why not stop for a light breakfast or lunch at this deli cafe? Fresh paninis and sandwiches are available along with salads and sweet treats too.

Inside Park Cafe

Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade

Playmakers is the resident Royal Caribbean sports bar. Here you’ll be able to watch a range of sports on the big screens whilst you drink a beer or try the range of lighter bites on offer, and enjoy some of the table games provided too.

Dessert served by Playmakers Sports Bar & Arcade

Portside BBQ

Portside BBQ is a classic barbecue restaurant that may have a casual atmosphere, but it takes its food very seriously. Try some of the low-and-slow cooked brisket, pork and turkey, all flavoured with tangy, rich sauces.

The interior design of Portside BBQ

Room Service

Whether you want a late night snack or just a lazy morning in your stateroom, the room service menu has you covered. There are various hot and cold food items and drinks you can choose to have delivered to you.

A couple enjoying the fantastic food from room service

Solarium Bistro

While soaking up the calm atmosphere of the adults-only Solarium, take a trip to this buffet restaurant with some amazing Mediterranean flavours. Pile your plate high and enjoy your meal indoors or in the peace of the deck under the blue sky, or the stars at night.

Tables and chairs of Solarium Bistro


This casual pizza restaurant serves all your favourites along with some unique pies packed with amazing ingredients. Head here for lunch or dinner, or with late opening you can grab a slice to round off your night.

Sorrento's logo


Find your favourite Starbucks beverages at the branch on-board your ship. Whether you need a coffee to perk you up after a late night, or a syrup-infused hot chocolate and pastry, you’ll find all the Starbucks classics here.

Freshly baked and brewed Starbucks pastry and coffee

Sugar Beach

Sugar Beach is more than just an ice cream parlor – it’s stocked with hundreds of sweet options. Whether creating your own incredible sundae or just adding a few extra treats to your ice cream cup, you’ll be in sugar heaven.

Kids getting tons of candies

Vitality Cafe

As part of the Vitality Spa, this cafe lets you try some healthy snacks and drinks to keep that rejuvenating vibe going. Fresh smoothies and juices give you the vitamin boost you need, while homemade granola provides plenty of energy without any unhealthy extras.

Windjammer Cafe

The Windjammer Cafe is the buffet restaurant on the ship. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you can help yourself to a fantastic selection of hot and cold foods in a relaxed, casual atmosphere.

Child at buffet

Bars & Lounges Onboard Oasis of the Seas

There’s no shortage of places to relax and enjoy a drink onboard Oasis of the Seas. You’ll find lots of bars and lounges including outdoor pool bars, cocktail bars and live music venues.

Here are the places you can enjoy a drink on Oasis of the Seas:

Experience some of your favourite drinks made to order by a pair of robotic arms at the Bionic Bar. Just place your order on the screen and the arms will kick into gear, mixing your drink right before you.


Blaze is the on-board nightclub, with a unique dungeon theme. Here you can dance the night away into the early hours, although families can also get into the fun during the earlier part of the evening with music games and more.


Samba and salsa the night away at Boleros, the Latin club with a live six-piece band. As well as late night dancing, you’ll also be able to enjoy some wonderful cocktails here including caipirinhas and mojitos.

Gloomy interior design of Boleros

Concierge Club Lounge

Suite guests and those at the necessary level of the Crown & Anchor loyalty program can enjoy a quiet drink in the Concierge Club. As well as grabbing a drink, guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres, make reservations and borrow movies and CDs too.

Lobby of Concierge Club Lounge

Diamond Club

The Diamond Club is an exclusive venue for the use of Diamond, Diamond Plus and Pinnacle Club guests only. Here you can enjoy a calm atmosphere with cocktails (complimentary during the early evening) whilst making reservations for the rest of your cruise.

The interior of Diamond Club

English Pub

The English Pub on-board your ship is an ideal place to grab a traditional beer or ale, or sample a UK-themed cocktail such as a James Bond Martini. Pop-up music performances keep the lively atmosphere going throughout the evening.

Royal Caribbean English Pub menu front

Globe & Atlas

The Globe & Atlas is Royal Caribbean’s take on a classic British pub, serving a selection of ales, beers, ciders and UK-themed cocktails too. There are live music performances throughout the evening to bring a fun London atmosphere to the venue.

Globe & Atlas at Oasis of the Seas

Jazz On 4

This is an intimate music venue with live jazz and blues music performances. Sit back and enjoy the soothing sounds whilst you sip at your favourite drink.

Inside Jazz On 4

The Lime & Coconut

This vibrant poolside venue offers a range of great signature cocktails including margaritas and tequilas. Live music and DJs will keep the party flowing long into the night.

Friends at The Lime & Coconut

Music Hall

Music Hall is a lively venue that hosts some great rock cover bands, with a dance floor if you want to move along to your favourite tunes. If you prefer something cosier, grab a seat near the pool tables and enjoy a refreshing cocktail.

Royal Caribbean music hall

Rising Tide Bar

Why ride between floors on a boring elevator when you could hop onto the Rising Tide Bar and sip on a refreshing cocktail? The bar moves between floors, taking you from Central Park to the Royal Promenade with drink in hand.

The Rising Tide Bar

Schooner Bar

This friendly, relaxing piano bar is the ideal place to unwind at the end of the night. Grab a seat next to the ship’s mast, or next to a porthole and enjoy the view, while the singalong kicks in.

2 ladies sharing a drink at Schooner Bar

Solarium Bar

Situated in the adults-only Solarium, this pool bar offers a range of beers, wines, chilled tropical drinks and cocktails. Staple drinks here include the Aperol Spritz and the Hennessy Black Bull, made with Kahlua and Coca Cola.

A drink from Solarium Bar

Spotlight Karaoke

Spotlight Karaoke is a venue that caters to the show-offs and those who are a little more nervous. Grab a drink and then hit the main stage to belt out a classic, or use one of the private rooms if you’d rather sing away from the crowds.

Inside Spotlight Karaoke

Trellis Bar

Pull up a chair at the Trellis Bar, order a classic cocktail and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Central Park gardens. Situated closed to some of the best speciality restaurants, this is a good place for a pre-dinner drink.

Outdoor Trellis Bar


Whether you’re a wine enthusiast or you want to take your first step into trying new flavours, Vintages is a classy wine bar with an incredible selection. The staff are experts and can offer some fantastic recommendations if you’re not sure what to try.

Bar table of Vintages

Wipe Out Bar

The Wipe Out Bar is, rather aptly, situated near the Flow Rider surfing simulator and it’s a great place to unwind or nurse a bruised ego with a refreshing tropical cocktail. There’s a mix of classics and modern drinks, including Cuba Libres, Dark and Stormys, and Negronis.