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Outdoor spa retreat, barber shop with hidden bar among Disney Wish adult experiences

For the first time on a Disney ship, Senses Spa will offer an outdoor relaxation space
New Disney Wish areas for over-18s include Disney Cruise Line's first outdoor spa retreat and a collection of upscale bars and lounges spread throughout the ship.

These join the previously announced Star Wars-themed lounge and fine dining experiences.

'Not only did we infuse more storytelling and enchantment into the adult-exclusive venues, but we added more variety and made them more accessible than ever before,' said Laura Cabo, portfolio creative executive, Walt Disney Imagineering.

Outdoor oasis at Senses Spa

For the first time on a Disney ship, Senses Spa will offer an outdoor relaxation space with whirlpool spas and plush loungers with room for yoga sessions.

Ice lounge

This is an extension to Senses' rain-forest experience, reimagined for Disney Wish to introduce an ice lounge that joins heated ergonomic loungers, sensory spa showers and sauna, steam and dry chambers.

Senses Spa will also feature private treatment rooms and spa villas for couples. Besides massage and facials, a menu of specialized treatments addresses pain management and sleep improvement. Adjacent to the spa, the reimagined Senses Fitness will offer a main room with exercise equipment, a dedicated cycle studio and an aerobics room.

There also will be stand-alone venues for hairstyling and beauty services with design inspiration from classic Walt Disney Animation Studios films. Untangled Salon is inspired by Rapunzel with her long hair and adorned in shades of purple and gold, decorated with floating lantern light fixtures and outfitted with custom cut-metal privacy screens depicting Rapunzel’s own paintings. One side of the space will have a signature chandelier that evokes the flower that gave her hair its magical qualities.

Hook’s Barbery with its hidden bar

Hook’s Barbery will provide a twist on the traditional European men’s salon, offering cuts, shaves and nail and skin care. Decked out in dark woods, leather chairs and ornate golden mirrors, the space will have narrative details inspired by Captain Hook: a map of Never Land, a hidden pocket watch and a hook, to name a few.

Hook’s Barbery will also enclose a hidden bar with bourbons, vintage whisky and port, aged rum and premium spirits. The spot is described as ideal for low-key hangouts, romantic date nights, hosted tastings and special evening events.

Nightlife venues spread out

Like every Disney vessel, Wish will offer bars and lounges reserved exclusively for adults each evening. But for the first time, these venues will be spread out among the other core gathering places for a more flexible, free-flow experience. Also new is the prevalence of storytelling in these spaces.

Keg & Compass pub/sports bar

The Keg & Compass pub is designed in the rustic architectural style of a late 1800s Norwegian sailor’s map room. Oil paintings will depict tales of the deep, and carvings of tentacles, barnacles, compasses and more will accentuate porthole frames.

Spanning the ceiling, a grand, fantastical map in old maritime style will feature references to ocean lore and Disney characters and stories related to the sea.

This casual setting is a place to watch live sports, news and major broadcast events while sampling a selection of beers, including three custom craft brews available exclusively aboard Disney Wish, along with an assortment of liquors, wines and cocktails.

Nightingale’s piano bar

Nightingale’s is a refined piano bar inspired by Cinderella’s rendition of 'Sing Sweet Nightingale' in the 1950 film, offering an extensive menu of fine wines, bubblies and hand-crafted cocktails. Classically modern with a soft metallic palette, the predominant design feature will be a glittering chandelier above the piano.

This lounge will be a thematic extension of the fairytale-inspired Grand Hall from which it stems, with large doors that allow the tunes to spill out across the atrium.

Laid back at The Bayou

A New Orleans-inspired good time can be had at The Bayou, an informal lounge themed to 'The Princess and the Frog.' With magnolia blossoms, lily pads and a canopy of twinkling fireflies overhead, this space will evoke the magical marsh where Tiana and Naveen take refuge in the film. Two gazebos inspired by the city’s wrought iron metalwork will provide intimate seating for small groups.

This centrally located venue will offer creative cocktails, specialty coffees and signature beignets in a lively, social atmosphere with live entertainment and musical performances.

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