Looking to get a head start with planning your time on Perfect Day at CocoCay? You definitely don’t want to miss out on these top things to know before you go. This guide covers insider tips, policies and regulations, from what to bring and what to expect, to making cabana reservations, renting lockers and beach equipment, finding your way around the island and more.
Bathing suit? Check. Sunscreen? Check. SeaPass? Check. But did you also know some of the attractions on the island — like the Zip Line — require closed toe shoes? Or that the island’s Straw Market — where you can buy local crafts — only accepts cash? Before you step off the ship and cross the pier to Perfect Day at CocoCay, make sure you have everything you need to enjoy your time at this private destination to the fullest. This list of insider tips covers items you might not have thought of, plus helpful pointers like what’s complimentary onshore, what hours each restaurant operates, and when to visit certain attractions around the island to avoid waiting in line.
Some of the top things to do on Perfect Day at CocoCay — like the rides and slides at Thrill Waterpark, the Zip Line, and Up, Up and Away helium balloon — require reservations or the purchase of admission. While you can book most of the island’s attractions onsite, the best way to secure your spot and save time once you arrive is to book ahead of your visit via Cruise Planner. Reserving in advance also ensures you score the biggest savings, as Cruise Planner frequently offers sales and promotions. If you’ve already booked your cruise and you’re ready to start planning your itinerary for Perfect Day at CocoCay, check out Cruise Planner now.
There’s no better way to upgrade your experience on Perfect Day at CocoCay than by reserving a private cabana. Whether you choose to spend your time lounging on secluded white-sand beaches in a cabana on Chill Island, or stay close to all the action in a cabana at Thrill Waterpark, nothing beats enjoying your own exclusive retreat complete with attendant service. If you just need a safe place to store your belongings, lockers are also available for a nominal rental fee throughout Perfect Day at CocoCay.
While most of the experiences on Perfect Day at CocoCay are open for adventurers of all ages, some of the slides, rides and attractions have height and weight restrictions. You’ll find a detailed list of all the specifics here, along with information on guests visiting Thrill Waterpark under the age of 18 — plus the island’s policies and regulations for other experiences and pools.
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.