Perhaps the ultimate drinking challenge would be to do a Harmony of the Seas bar crawl. I wonder if the would be any survivors? Trying to work out exactly how many bars the is on Harmony is a bit of guess work as in many venues you don’t see the bars and occasional bars sometimes appear e.g. in the theatre and pool decks. My conclusion is the is probably around 30 but the might be more.
Across the numerous bars they presumably use 111000 lbs of ice cubes every single day. The are 127 speciality cocktails, 340 brands of wine and 40 different types of beer served throughout the ship.
The is certainly a lot to enjoy if you buy one of the Royal Caribbean drinks packages. The are 3 alcohol packages you can purchase which are the Select(soda, beer & wine), Premium(as select plus bottled water, cocktails and spirits) & ultimate(with the addition of speciality coffees & fresh squeezed juices). The value of these do depend on how much you intend to drink but pay as you go drinks do add up and if you intend to have at least 5 alcoholic drinks a day you are probably better off getting a drinks package. Drinks packages include gratuities.
Some of my personal bar highlights are:
Vintages Wine Bar on Central park. Since this moved away from Royal Promenade on Oasis ships it seems to be rarely busy. However it has a great selection of wine in a fantastic location. On Harmony you can order Jamie Oliver inspired Tapas. Jamie Oliver really does seem to get everywhere these days.
The Bionic Bar which has previously only been available on Quantum Class ships. 2 robotic bar tenders who can serve almost an unlimited quantity of cocktails. This is always busy and a great attraction. Drinks from the Bionic Bar was included in my Premium drinks package. If you have a look at my Harmony of the Seas highlights video you can see the robots in action.
Rising Tide Bar is such an impressive experience. Moving between the Royal Promenade and Central Park the bar is great fun. On Harmony it is more of a champagne bar than on other Oasis Class ships. The former champagne bar now being the home of the Bionic Bar.
Wonderland Bar which serve classic cocktails in a luxurious environment. Whenever we went into this it was empty as it seems the rest of the ship have not caught up yet with its existence.
Boot and Bonnet is a traditional pub on the Royal Promenade. On our trip a fantastic guitarist played throughout the week and was probably my favourite place for an evening drink.
The are many other venues throughout the ship including The On Air Club, Boleros & Schooner Bar which all seemed to pull in large crowds. Despite being such a big ship the are also places for a more quiet drink e.g. The Trellis Bar on Central Park.
As always on Royal Caribbean bar tenders are friendly and will help you with any drink recommendations.
Wherever you decide to drink you will almost certainly have a great time on board Harmony of the Seas.