November 2015 - 11 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip) Cruise on Serenade of the Seas
Nice Stops - Mediocre Cruise
The six islands were nice although there is not much on Bonaire. Had to cancel snorkeling due to silty water after rain. The tropical islands are much nicer than Aruba or Bonaire. The ship itself was small and old or dated. Room was clean and comfortable and service was very good. Entertainment was spotty. Two nights were very good but all others were not good at all. I assume because the ship is small RCI doesn't spend much on talent. The ships dancers/singers were high school quality. One singer was dressed inappropriately for a plus -sized figure. One of the excursions took snorkel era out to deep, white-capped waters. It was awful. Fish were deep in the water and the sea was rough. It had rained earlier so maybe water was murky but they should have canceled rather than put us through that. I would try RCI again but not this ship.