Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

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4 out of 5

Great fun in a great atmosphere!

Sail Date: October 08, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

The crew was just amazing. You can tell they're passionate about their job and really want to meet new people.

Pros: So much to do on board, crew is so nice and accommodating

Cons: Excursion package in Madeira

Recommends Adventure of the Seas? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
The decor is ready to be updated but is in good condition.
The entertainment was pretty good. Since this leaves out of Spain, there's a lot of Spanish influence in the acts. The music and dancing and shows are geared towards that. You can find other types of music but it's not in the most apparent areas.
Ship Quality
Also, the ship was so clean and well maintained. Again, you could tell the crew really wanted to show off their grand ship.
Food and Dining
The food is SO good. I've been on two other cruises with different cruise lines and they were not nearly as good as this one. Every dish in the dining room I had was tasty and aesthetically appealing. The buffet was so-so. It was good for a snack but not the most amazing.
Service and Staff
The staff went above and beyond to ensure our trip was the best. I enjoyed seeing the same smiling faces everyday and participating in the activities.
Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands
Bring your swimsuits. The beach is the most popular place to go and it's gorgeous. Also, spend some time siting by the port at a little cafe. There's also a free Christopher Columbus museum that's set in a cute little area.
Don't Miss: The beach is gorgeous!
Tenerife, Canary Islands
You can see some history over near the opera house and enjoy the Palmatorum.
Lanzarote, Canary Islands
If you like wine, there's an amazing wine tour. We spent the whole day on the tour and had an amazing time. You see a lot of the island and experience some of the rarest wines in the world.
Don't Miss: You have to get a ride to the town, it's like a 5 mile walk.
Funchal, Madeira
We went on an excursion that took us to a few lookout points and then dropped us back in the city for a wine tasting. We found out later that we could have done the wine tasting on our own by just walking into it since it was centrally located. We probably saw more of Funchal than we would have otherwise but you can also rent a car for a few hours and get the exact same experience.
Don't Miss: the Mercado

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