If you can’t make it out to 2024’s Groove Cruise, don’t fret, because the event has released its dates for the 2025 edition! That will be their 21st edition and we know it will be a glorious time for all indeed. Save those dates NOW because Groove Cruise will be back sailing from Miami to the idyllic coast of Labadee, Haiti from Thursday, January 23 – Monday, January 27, 2025. Groove Cruise Miami 2025. And bonus perk- it will be hosted on the award-winning Allure of the Seas – a member of the largest cruise ship class in the world.
If you’re in the know, then you already know that over the last two decades, Groove Cruise has cemented its place as the “premier floating dance music festival.” The Groove Cruise family has been grooving and cruising since 2004 and as a result, it is the largest music cruise event in history. The festival is famous for self-expression and inclusive enviornments that welcome attendees to adventure. Find your own internal flow and connect with some of the best people around in this non-stop action and fun. This will be a once in a lifetime experience aboard Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas. The sailing will feature 96 hours of nonstop music, as well as Groove Cruise’s signature immersive programming which will include 11 stages with world-class production, globally renowned artists, daily themes with dedicated parties, artist-hosted activities, beachside destination parties, the Whet Foundation volunteer experience, mental health panels, and so much more. There’s so much to see and do, you just have to take part in all the fun!
This ship has recently been awarded Best Large Cruise Ship by GOLD Travvy Awards, Best For Entertainment by Cruisers’ Choice Awards, and Best Individual Cruise Ship by Readers’ Choice Awards, Allure of the Seas will be the largest and most innovative Groove Cruise ship to date and will be the biggest music cruise in history. Allure of the Seas is part of the Oasis Class of cruise ships, which is the largest ship class in the world with a length of over 1,187 ft, 18 total decks, and a full capacity of more than 6,780 passengers. With an original cost of $1.2 billion, Allure of the Seas boasts a gross tonnage of 225,282 GT. If you haven’t cruised yet, this is the cruise for you!
Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas offers you a chance at luxury as you lounge in their spacious rooms as well as enjoy tons of amenities such as full service spa and fitness rooms, aqua parks with thrilling water slides and a FlowRider surf simulator, a central park area with real trees and an open-air ambience, zip lining 10 decks above the ship’s boardwalk, an ice skating rink, and more. The ship features a variety of suites with stunning ocean views across seven “neighborhoods” with their own unique character and an expansive variety of dining options from all around the world, ranging from casual to fine dining. My mouth is watering already!
And the location is one you’ll never forget! Groove Cruise Miami will return to the breathtaking location of Labadee – a Royal Caribbean private destination on Haiti’s northern coast – following the cruise’s last sailing there for Groove Cruise Miami 2023. If you’ve never been to a private island, oh my, are you missing out. This is one of the BEST things about cruising!!! Labadee was voted by Groove Cruise’s previous Captains as their favorite destination due to the location’s coral reefs, pristine sands, and the crystal blue water which created the perfect destination for the beach party. From endless relaxation spots across five stretches of beach to a half-mile-long zip line ride over the ocean to Labadee’s Dragon’s Tail roller coaster, there will be no shortage of soul-nourishing activities on Labadee for Captains to witness and explore.
Outside of organizing unforgettable parties, we’re out to help others too! Groove Cruise also runs its own non-profit 501c3 organization, the Whet Foundation. Started by Whet Travel‘s founder Jason Beukema, Whet Foundation seeks to impact the communities visited by Whet Travel cruises, inviting cruise attendees to donate and volunteer at their events. The foundation gives back to local communities supplying clothing, food, school donations, beach and community cleanups, painting and art programs, and providing facility repair and improvement costs.
The Groove Cruise Miami 2025 announcement comes ahead of the event’s sold-out 20th anniversary sailing from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas on Wednesday, January 24 – Sunday, January 28, 2024. This will also be a treat for all to attend as they enjoy their time aboard the award-winning Norwegian Encore. Groove Cruise Miami 2024 will consist of 96 hours of non-stop music from more than 90 artists from around the world including headliners Diplo, Tiësto, and John Summit.
Groove Cruise Miami 2024 is completely sold out, but fans can reserve their spot now for Groove Cruise Miami 2025 with only a $99 deposit via https://www.groovecruise.com/.