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Inside
$1,160
Oceanview
$1,283
Balcony
$1,549
Suite
$4,798
* Port charges, taxes and fees included
 Cruise Length
8 Days
 Cruise Starts
New Orleans
 Cruise Finishes
New Orleans
8 Day Western Caribbean Cruise Itinerary (Royal Caribbean)
Countries Explored: USA, Mexico, Belize
Ship
Ship Class
Radiance Class
Departures
Passengers
2142
Crew
848
Launched
2002
Refurbished
2013
Cruise Code
BR07W595

Overview

Begin and end your 8 day (7 night) cruise in New Orleans onboard the Brilliance of the Seas and enjoy exclusive savings and cruise inclusions with Royal Caribbean and Global Journeys.

Cruise Itinerary

Departs: 16:00

New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the most iconic cities in America due to its historic streets, charming architecture, epic festivals, and mouthwatering cuisine. Music is everywhere, people live to eat and every day is a party in the birthplace of Jazz. Ships will dock at this port.

Top Things to Do in New Orleans:

  • explore the famous French Quarter
  • take a steamboat cruise down the Mississippi river
  • hop on the historic St. Charles streetcar
  • join a Louisiana swamp tour
  • visit the Oak Alley Mansion and Plantation

Arrives: 08:00 Departs: 17:00

Located on the Yucatan peninsula, Costa Maya is privy to some of the best natural wonders, historic structures, and scenic views in Mexico. Built to predominately cater to cruisers, it offers sandy beaches, coral reefs, Mayan ruins, intriguing animal encounters, and exhilarating activities. Ships will dock at this port.

Top Things to Do in Costa Maya:

  • swim, snorkel or dive in Cenote Azul
  • explore the Kohunlich and Chacchoben ruins
  • spend they day at the Uvero Beach Club
  • swim with a dolphin
  • go kayaking in a clear-bottom kayak

Arrives: 07:00 Departs: 16:00

Belize offers a captivating blend of lush tropical rainforests, ancient Mayan ruins, and the second largest barrier reef in the world. This diverse country delivers a unique experience with its rich cultural heritage, encompassing Creole, Maya, and Garifuna communities, each contributing to the vibrant mosaic of Belizean life.

Visitors can delve into the mysteries of the Maya at sites such as Xunantunich or Lamanai, or embrace the breathtaking beauty of the Belize Barrier Reef through snorkelling or diving adventures.

For those keen to explore beyond the turquoise waters, Belize’s jungles are home to exotic wildlife, including jaguars and toucans, and numerous cave systems. The country’s commitment to eco-tourism ensures these natural wonders are preserved for future generations, making every visit a responsible adventure into the heart of Central America's untouched beauty.

Arrives: 07:00 Departs: 17:00

Cozumel is the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean. Rich in history, Mayan vestiges and natural wonders, it is a true paradise in the middle of the sea with white beaches, beautiful sunsets and world famous for its coral reefs.

Top Things to Do in Cozumel:

  • visit the San Gervasio Mayan site
  • explore the Chankanaab National Park
  • visit the Museo de Cozumel
  • cross to the mainland and explore Tulum, Playa Del Carmen or Chichén Itza
  • spend the day at Xcaret Eco Park
  • snorkel one of Cozumel's famous reefs

Arrives: 07:00

New Orleans, Louisiana is one of the most iconic cities in America due to its historic streets, charming architecture, epic festivals, and mouthwatering cuisine. Music is everywhere, people live to eat and every day is a party in the birthplace of Jazz. Ships will dock at this port.

Top Things to Do in New Orleans:

  • explore the famous French Quarter
  • take a steamboat cruise down the Mississippi river
  • hop on the historic St. Charles streetcar
  • join a Louisiana swamp tour
  • visit the Oak Alley Mansion and Plantation
Note: Ship ports may not be located in the starting & ending cities listed. Port and transfer details will be provided in your travel documentation. The provided itinerary is for informational purposes only. Activities and sightseeing attractions listed may not be available or achievable within the time in port.

Life Onboard Brilliance of the Seas

Brilliance of the Seas
Brilliance of the Seas

Take a cruise on Brilliance of the Seas, one of Royal’s Radiance class of ships, offering impeccable standards of service. Read more

The Royal Experience
The Royal Experience

Award winning service, the desire to exceed expectations, pushing the boundaries for innovation at sea are just part of what creates the Royal experience. Read more

On board Activities
On board Activities

The Brilliance of the Seas offer endless on board fun for all travellers, from active pursuits to classes and a program for children and teens. Read more

Foodie Heaven
Foodie Heaven

World class complimentary and specialty dining will take your tastebuds on a journey around the globe. Read more

That's Entertainment
That's Entertainment

Every sailing features first class entertainment from Broadway style musical productions to dancing and bar hopping. Read more

Relax and Revive
Relax and Revive

Pamper with professional spa treatments using luxury brands in the very best at-sea spa; or perhaps partake in specialised classes and a little retail therapy. Read more

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Brilliance of the Seas Reviews (2) Most Recent 'Brilliance of the Seas' Reviews

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Good 0 , Australia, Apr 2024
Can't complain about Rachael but extremely unhappy about not getting to New Caledonia. Hobart isn't quite the same. Rachael was always eager to help.
Once in a lifetime cruise to Alaska 3 , NSW, Australia, Apr 2023
Toni from Global Journeys was excellent and helped book us an amazing cabin on our cruise. As first time cruisers she helped us through the process and made sure our trip booking was perfect.

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