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Mahahual and Cozumel to receive largest cruise ship in the world Icon of the Seas in 2024

Riviera Maya, Q.R. — The world’s largest cruise ship is set to dock in both Mahahual and Cozumel during its maiden voyage. In January of 2024, Royal Caribbean is set to sail from Miami for a seven-day cruise on its latest ship.

The ship, Icon of the Seas, will be the largest in the world. According to Royal Caribbean, Icon of the Seas is 6 percent larger than Wonder of the Seas and can accommodate nearly 10,000 people, 7,600 of which are passengers.

The 1,198 foot ship will sail with 20 decks, seven pools and six waterslides, dubbing it as the ‘largest waterpark at sea’.

Render: Icon of the Seas by Royal Caribbean set to dock at Mahahual and Cozumel in January 2024.

On January 27, 2024, Icon of the Seas will leave its homeport of Miami for a seven night Western Caribbean cruise that includes stops in Roatan, Honduras, Costa Maya (Mahahual) and Cozumel.

On Thursday, the Government of Cozumel announced its arrival. “In January 2024 we await the arrival of the majestic and huge cruise ship, Icon of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International.”

Cozumel passed on the announcement from Governor Mara Lezama who said, “Quintana Roo residents, I share with you that we have achieved that in January 2024, the majestic and huge cruise ship, Icon of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International, will arrive in Cozumel and Mahahual. Receiving the largest cruise ship in the world means more tourism and shared prosperity for our destinations.”