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Adventure of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 16, 2016
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6664
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Every cruise has highlights and not-so-great moments.  On board, the Murder Mystery Dinner was lots of fun and I had one of the best fillet mignon I've ever had.  The cafeteria still dining worked well for us for breakfast and lunch.  The Dining room cuisine was hit or miss - too much salt, not enough spices. Room staff and wait staff wre al very nice.

 Enjoyed the movies under the stars, mini-golf,and rock climbing wall, ice show.

We went on several excursions - the Spices and Sunshine tour on Grenada was marvelous- best transport and driver, expert guides througha spice and herbal botanical garden and lovely stop at Radisson beachfront.

Snorkeling at Buck Isand was very nice- good boat and crew, well informed guides, lots of sea turtles.  On St Lucia, the venue- PItons was awesome but the snorkel gear was sketchy and no guides while in the water.  On Antigua, we had a very disppointing RC beach excursion - paid way too much for a ride to a mediocre location where we had to pay for everything a a carte - chairs, umbrella, drinks. No food avaiable.  The description in the xcursion guide was very misleading and RC was very reluctant to refund us.

 

Make sure you take time to enjoy Puerto Rico! there's much to offer in the way of great food, beautiful architecture, history and nature, beautiful beaches and more.

 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Bring chip clips or clothes pins to help dry suits.

Ship Tip

Research the islands and check ratings of excursions. If the cruise doesn't offer an excursion you are interested in, check alternate sites like island tourism to find adventures.

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