Cruise ship photo tour and commentary - Princess Cruises- Regal Princess - page 2
Going by Center Court is a two lane
jogging track (one each of walkers
and runners) (left). Along the way,
guests can stop at various stations
equipped with exercise machines.
Princess Sports Central, aft on
decks 18 and 19, offers a variety of
exercise options. Its centerpiece is the
Center Court, which can be set up for
basketball, volleyball, tennis or
badminton. A portable batting cage can
also be set up for baseball fans. Nearby
are ping pong tables and a room with a
computerized shooting simulator where
guests can use laser rifles for skeet
shooting and target practice.
Golfers can practice their swing in the
golf nets by Center Court or they can
venture up a deck to the Lawn Court,
where they can play mini-golf.
There is an outdoor promenade on Deck 7 with
chairs and places to relax.
The forward pool area is the adults-only Retreat
Pool. In addition to the pool, this area has two hot
tubs and a bar. On selected evenings, the area
becomes the Night Sky Lounge, a Miami-style
Around the perimeter of the pool are cabanas
with premium seating, which guests can reserve.
The central pool area is known as the
Fountain Pool. Its name comes from 85
jets of water that shoot upwards 33 feet from
the island that separates the main pool from a
smaller circular splash pool. The jets of
water are controlled so as to produce displays
of dancing water. At night, colored lights are
shined on the fountains to produce an even
more spectacular effect.
The central pool area also has two hot tubs,
two bars, a light grill, a pizzeria and an ice
cream stand as well as the giant Movies
Under the Stars LED screen.
The SeaWalk is a 60 foot walkway that
extends out some 28 feet from the starboard
side of the ship. From its clear glass floor,
intrepid guests can look down 128 feet to the
There is a similar but not identical structure,
which also houses a bar, on the port side.
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Regal Princess has three pool areas. In
addition, her upper decks have a good
variety of sports and leisure facilities.
Breaking with the design of sister ship Royal
Princess, the line included a third pool area on
Regal Princess. The Terrace Pool is a small
splash pool at the stern of the ship. It is served by
the Outrigger Bar and is near the Horizon Court