January 2014 - Oasis of the Seas to Caribbean - Western
A street scene in one of the ports? No, this is a "street scene" in Boardwalk, one of several spectacular venues of the ship itself! You have to see it to comprehend it. You feel as though you are in a land-based location when you walk along the Grand Pomenade or sit on a bench in Central Park or enjoy lunch at the Seafood Shack on the Boardwalk. A week is scarcely enough to explore this magnificent ship. As for specifics:
1. Service was exceptional. Everwhere we wnet, there were wonderful crew members to help us. Here I need to name names:
Cabin Steward: Marijana Jovovic
Bartender in Central Park: Guilleaume Glace
Casino: Lucinda, Boboslav. Tamara, Brenda
Cruise Director and staff: Alan Brooks, Anthony
Wait staff in the Opus Dining Room: Hershey, Santos, Miguel, and best of all, Carlos Ramirez
Server in Giovanni's Table: Jeffrey Taylo
2. Shows exceeded anything we could have anticipated or expected. Do not miss "Frozen in Time", an Olympic-worthy ice skating exhibition base on Anderson's fairy tales. The water show in the aqua theater was spectacular and beautiful. Do not miss the Rosario string duo, virtuoso classical musicians on violin and acoustic guitar.
3. The food was exellent everwhere, and there are so many places to eat. We enjoyed breakfast at a different location every day, and they were all superior in quality and service. The speciality restaurants are fantastic, but the "free" food in top of the line also.