great ship - lots of activities

Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Brilliance of the Seas

11 Night Ultimate Panama Canal (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail Date: November 20, 2006

Ship: Brilliance of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review Summary

The ship was well maintained however one of our rooms "reaked" of smoke! it was brought to the attention of housekeeping and they attempted to deordorize the room. It was some better but still not good. Great activities on board- it is an easy ship to get around on!

Ports Of Call

Cristobal, Panama

1 out of 5
What a dump!!!!
Don't Miss: The ferry excursion to the Pacific Coast was wonderful!!!! A little expensive but well worth it!

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Had a great excursion - 4 wheel jeep ride - had a great guide and a wonderful day! One of the best excursions i have purchased!

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

1 out of 5
Wagon ride to Rainforest was a disappointment! Not a good excursion - guide did not want to be there - too much time riding -

Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)

5 out of 5
Outdoor luncheon was not good! Too far from ship and quality of food was poor! Enjoyed relaxing on the island!

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Don't Miss: quaint town - loved walking around

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Don't Miss: quaint town - loved walking around

Cristobal, Panama

1 out of 5
What a dump!!!!
Don't Miss: The ferry excursion to the Pacific Coast was wonderful!!!! A little expensive but well worth it!

Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)

5 out of 5
Outdoor luncheon was not good! Too far from ship and quality of food was poor! Enjoyed relaxing on the island!

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Had a great excursion - 4 wheel jeep ride - had a great guide and a wonderful day! One of the best excursions i have purchased!

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

1 out of 5
Wagon ride to Rainforest was a disappointment! Not a good excursion - guide did not want to be there - too much time riding -

Pros: lots of planned activities

Cons: difficult time changing dinner tables - requested small got large - spent too much time in line waiting for head waiter to make a change!

Recommends Brilliance of the Seas? Yes!

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