Prepare to spiral down a 135-foot plunge on Daredevil’s Peak, the tallest waterslide in North America.
Everything you need to know about the Perfect Day at Royal Caribbean's CocoCay
There's no such thing as a "one-size-fits-all" vacation, especially when aboard Royal Caribbean! Perfect Day at CocoCay is Royal Caribbean's private island located about 240 miles from Port Canaveral. This private island is reserved SOLELY for Royal Caribbean cruise ships; the only way to get to the island is by cruise only!
Read on below to find out more about the Perfect Day at CocoCay and what you can expect during a Royal Caribbean vacation.
What is there to do at Perfect Day at CocoCay?
There's so much to do at Perfect Day at CocoCay, truly something for the whole family! From waterslides to water sports and even a Hot Air Balloon ride, the kids are going to be completely joyous with all of the fun options. You'll find attractions suitable for guests of all ages.
For the thrill seekers, Thrill Waterpark one of the thirteen waterslides are a must-do - which includes access to all of the waterslides, a wave pool, adventure pool, complimentary dining at Snack Shack, zipline, and beach chairs/umbrellas. Please note the waterpark is an extra charge per person. The waterpark gets busiest around lunch time, so it's recommended to get there first thing in the morning or in the later afternoon. For those that DON'T want to pay extra for a waterpark, there are two water splash areas for kids that cost nothing extra!
For a more chill experience, Chill Island is where one can rent kayaks, snorkel gear, and other fun water activities. Kick back with a beach chair and umbrella at the beach, complimentary for all guests and offered in many places on the island. Towels can be easily exchanged throughout the day so you can explore all of the fun activities.
Catch a ride on the complimentary tram service to explore the Arrivals Plaza, Chill Island, and Oasis Lagoon. Find the tram routes on the island map, pictured below.
Eats Available at CocoCay
Perfect Day at CocoCay offers some options for you to fuel up in between your busy day on the island. The two main areas to eat are Chill Grill and the Snack Shack.
Shake Shack serves up great food but focuses more on grab-and-go selections including chicken sandwiches, mozzarella sticks, and burgers. Shake Shack is the only restaurant inside the Thrill Waterpark. Chill Grill is the island's Windjammer with the most variety of food selections to pick from including salads, tacos, sandwiches soft-serve ice cream, and more. Skipper's Grill has a similar menu to Chill Grill with harbor-side views. Captain Jack's is an extra cost restaurant near the pier, but does offer live jams and water views. Menu selections include wings and fries.
FAQ: What should I bring to Perfect Day at CocoCay?
Wondering what to bring during your day on CocoCay Island? Check out the list below:
SeaPass Card: serves as your identification on island
Sunscreen: Bring the SPF, and a hat doesn't hurt either!
Closed-Toe Shoes: If you plan on doing the zipline, closed-toe shoes are a must.
Cash: Preferred method of payment for local crafts at the island straw market.
Perfect Day Map: Available in your stateroom or the mobile app!
FAQ: Do I have to pay extra to access Perfect Day at CocoCay?
There is no admission fee to visit Perfect Day at CocoCay, and most of the experiences are complimentary.
There are larger excursions that do require charges including the Thrill Waterpark with the tallest waterslide in North America (and 12 other waterslides), Coco Beach Club, overwater cabanas, and Up, Up & Away helium balloon, offering you views from the highest vantage point in The Bahamas. Prices vary by season. Check out the Cocobeach Club floating cabanas below.
Free things to do on the island:
Chill Island beach area with Breezy Bay beach
Oasis Lagoon freshwater pool
Complimentary beach chairs and umbrellas
Freshwater showers, beach towels
FAQ: Is there a beach on the island?
There are multiple beaches on the CocoCay island. There's Snorkel Beach - where you want to go if you would like to snorkel, Water Sports Beach - where you will find the water sports rental area including kayaks and snorkel gear, and South Beach - where you will find the majority of the beach bungalows and beach beds. South Beach is almost home to the floating bar!
FAQ: Can you rent a cabana on the island?
Yes! If you're looking to escape the crowds, rent a cabana near Water Sports Beach. This exclusive area has water access and cabanas you can rent at $294. The cabanas include two resort loungers, sofa, lunch buffet, and snorkel equipment. Price varies by season and demand.
What are you waiting for? A Perfect Day at CocoCay awaits you!