Whether you are sailing from Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa or Orlando in Florida; Cape Liberty in New Jersey or Baltimore in Maryland, there are many Royal Caribbean cruise options available that include a stop at the Perfect Day at CocoCay in their itineraries. Pair your perfect private island adventure with the world’s biggest and boldest ships such as the Allure®, Harmony® and Symphony of the Seas℠ or hop on the newly amplified gamechangers Independence, Mariner or Freedom of the Seas®. Short on time? There are also three, four and five-night getaways available and strong on thrills. Sail to Perfect Day at CocoCay while making memories onboard and ashore.
We all know there’s no such thing as a ‘one-size-fits-all’ vacation. For some, it’s all about discovering and doing new things you may never try at home. For others, it’s about disconnecting from reality and finding the perfect chill spot, with a Coco Loco (CocoCay’s signature drink) in hand. Still others like a balance of full-throttle activity and relaxation. Royal Caribbean’s Perfect Day at CocoCay provides you with all three options. All you need to do is choose the one that suits your vacation style to enjoy an epic family adventure.
Most of the experiences at Perfect Day at CocoCay are complimentary, and there are plenty of free beach chairs and beachside activities for the whole family - not to mention five new complimentary dining venues located throughout the island. Other attractions, like Thrill Waterpark®, Beach, Pool or Floating Cabanas, the Zip Line, and Up, Up and Away helium balloon, are available for a charge.
A Thrill Waterpark® day pass gives you full-day access to 13 waterslides – including the tallest waterslide in North America, Daredevil’s Peak, a 135-foot plunge - the largest wave pool in the Caribbean, the Adventure Pool and its many obstacles, and complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas. Young thrill seekers can make a splash at Captain Jill’s Galleon, a shipwreck loaded with slides and , water cannons located right next to Thrill Waterpark. And the littlest explorers have gallons of fun at the Splashaway Bay aqua park, with five waterslides, fountains, pools and two drench buckets. This is a drench a minute thrill-a-thon for every adventurer. From giggle-worthy tides to shriek-inducing slides towering high into the clouds. You can bounce, climb and swing your way through the obstacles in Adventure Pool. Get swept up by the biggest wave pool in the Caribbean. Whatever your thrill threshold, you’ll be able to test your bravery at Thrill Waterpark®. This isn’t a vacation day spent . This is bragging rights earned.
Not afraid of heights? There is a 1,600-foot long zip line course, where you’ll criss-cross the island and soar high above the harbour. Your Zip Line admission can be purchased separately or bundled with your admission to Thrill Waterpark. Or get ready to take to the skies in Up, Up and Away, a 10-minute helium balloon ride that soars up to 450 feet above the island— the highest vantage point in The Bahamas. Up, Up and Away is available to adventurers of all ages.
Perfect Day at CocoCay is more than slides and rides — the beach areas make the island the ultimate sun soaking escape. Chill Island maxes out the relaxation while South Beach is the go-to spot for those who like to get their game on. Volleyball, beachside basketball, paddle boarding, kayaking, and even zorbing amp up the excitement.
If you just want to unwind, head to Chill Island on the east side of CocoCay, where you’ll find crystal clear tropical waters, powdery white sands, and plenty of ways to relax and recharge. Compared to most of the other areas on Perfect Day at CocoCay, Chill Island is definitely the most tranquil spot around. The south end has more activity and this is where you will find the Snorkel Shack and the dock for jet ski rentals and tours. The north end is calmer and more secluded, often preferred by couples. Access to Chill Island is complimentary, as are beach chairs and umbrellas along its shores. There’s no need to worry about getting ashore early to claim your spot on Chill Island, there is an an abundance of loungers and umbrellas for everyone. One of the best things to do at Chill Island if you’re visiting the island with a group of friends or your extended family — or if you want to upgrade your romantic getaway and score a little more privacy for you and your significant other — is to reserve one of the Chill Island private cabanas. Each cabana accommodates up to eight guests and comes with attendant service. Reserving one is a great option for families who want an added level of comfort, or couples looking to elevate their day of relaxation.
True to its name, Chill Island is really all about the chill factor — but that doesn’t mean you won’t have the option to break up all that shoreside lounging with a bit of action. You can rent snorkel equipment to check out some of the vibrant coral reefs located just offshore. Keep an eye out for the friendly manta rays that call the island home — they’re not shy and don’t mind swimming up close to snorkellers. There’s also a dock where you can join a jet ski tour of the island. You can book your cabana or water activities ahead of your cruise on Cruise Planner, onboard the cruise ship before you arrive at Perfect Day at CocoCay, or on the island during your time ashore. Just remember that cabanas, sports equipment and spots on the tours are subject to availability, so it’s usually recommended to book ahead.
One of the best things at Chill Island is that you don’t really have to leave the area for anything if you don’t want to. Chill Island boasts the largest restaurant on Perfect Day at CocoCay, Chill Grill, serving a wide range of delicious options tailored to any kind of diet or preference. Think cool, crisp salads, tasty sandwiches, build-your-own tacos, fresh fruit, and grilled favourites like BBQ chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and more. For dessert, there’s soft-serve ice cream, cookies and brownies. The food is part of the free attractions at chill island and Perfect Day at CocoCay, so make sure you save room for seconds. There’s also a towel station nearby, in case you forgot to grab one on your way off the cruise ship.
Looking for the ultimate beach day experience? Consider the Coco Beach Club, where every moment is elevated. Admission includes access to an exclusive beach, a beachfront infinity edge pool with in-water loungers, a clubhouse, beach chairs and umbrellas, and complimentary dining at the Coco Beach Club restaurant, where you’ll enjoy an elevated menu including filet mignon and lobster. You’ll also find the first Floating Cabanas in The Bahamas here, where it’s just you and the endless blue. You can spread out across plenty of comfortable lounge seating, unwind in your overwater hammock and splash into the sea on your own slide. Each cabana rental includes admission to Coco Beach Club for up to eight people.
Wrap up your day with a shopping trip at CocoCay Island Market, before heading back to the ship.
Once was not enough? Introducing the ultimate way to double down on adventure — with two stops at Perfect Day at CocoCay in one short getaway. Chill one day and dial up the thrills the next. Or hit repeat on all your faves. Like the adrenaline-amping Thrill Waterpark® or the blissed out beaches of Chill Island. Now you have even more chances to max out your Royal Caribbean® adventure at their reimagined private destination — available only on a limited number of sailings.
Of course, safety is a top priority when it comes to enjoying all the different options for adventure on Perfect Day at CocoCay. Royal Caribbean has taken steps to ensure everyone can dive into a safe and unforgettable experience, like partnering with StarGuard — the leading provider of lifeguard services — and setting up two first aid facilities on the island. This page offers more information on safety, security and first aid on Perfect Day at CocoCay.
There’s tons to do around Perfect Day at CocoCay. Fortunately, getting from one part of this private destination to another is a breeze, thanks to colorful wayfinding signage and paths, a complimentary Pier Tram that runs on a continuous loop around the island, and a helpful map you can download online before you arrive (you’ll also find a paper version in your stateroom the night before you dock at Perfect Day at CocoCay). If you want to go paperless, download the Royal Caribbean app before you arrive. It has lots of useful tools to help you navigate easily and efficiently.
Ready to bring on the thrills? There are no age restrictions for the experiences at Perfect Day at CocoCay, but some slides and activities do have height and weight restrictions. You can learn more by visiting Royal Caribbean’s FAQs section.