Overview: Serenade of the Seas is one of four Royal Caribbean Radiance Class ships – the others are Brilliance of the Seas; Radiance of the Seas; and Jewel of the Seas. She made her maiden voyage in 2003. She has 12 decks and carries 2,490 passengers.

Accommodation: She has four accommodation types, including suite/deluxe, balcony, outside and interior.

Stateroom amenities such as flat-screen televisions and new shower floors

Dining: Main Dining Room; Windjammer Café; a pizzeria; Seaview Café with sandwiches; Chops Grille steakhouse; Portofino Italian restaurant; and Café Latté-tudes,SM.

Bars/Lounges: She has 16 bars, clubs and lounges, including The Safari Club featuring self-levelling pool tables; Concierge Club; and Diamond Lounge.

Entertainment: Three pools including the Solarium, an adult-only retreat; three whirlpools; Vitality Spa; fitness centre; library; card room; poolside, outdoor cinema screen; rock climbing wall; mini-gold course; basketball court; jogging track; and a video game arcade.

For the kids: Adventure Ocean Youth Programme; Royal Babies and Royal Tots progammes; Adventure Beach children’s pool with waterslide; and teen lounge areas and disco.

For more information: royalcaribbean.com.au