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Celebrity Equinox Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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10 Night Ultimate Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 22, 2013
Ship: Celebrity Equinox
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Our cruise on the Celebrity Equinox was sensational! The ship, the food, the entertainment, and the service was outstanding. Having two days out and two days back gave us some much needed relaxation time. The islands of St. Thomas, St. Martin, Dominica, and Barbados were breathtaking. St. Kitts was disappointing due to a bad excursion experience. Our 4x4 vechicle was uncomfortable, had a leaky roof, poor visual opportunities, and exhaust fumes constantly chocking us. The beach was poor also. Celebrity took note of our experience and will contact the proper people. My advice is if you are going to cruise, take the time to relax. Don't do 7 day cruises. It's too much trouble (flying) getting to the boat and then you have to leave in a few days. the only thing I would improve on this cruise is the music. It tended to be geared to people in their 70's and 80's. A mixture of current and old would be much more enjoyable.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


Music could be more current.

Children's Programs

We had no children with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
They bent over backwards to help us.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

The solarium pool is nice but is not deep. The outdoor pool is deep, but people don't swim much in it. The balcony is a must. Bring your own Rummikub game for the game room. They don't provide the game for you and everyone wanted to use ours. The crew did do extra drills for safety probably due to the Carnival fiasco. We felt much safer. You'll love the icey wash cloths offered when you return from your excursions. The martini bar has a chocolate martini to die for! The lobster in the main dining room was delicious. It was extremely sad to leave.

3 out of 5
4x4 excursion was a big disappointment.
5 out of 5
Best beaches!
5 out of 5
Best excursion to the waterfalls and botanical gardens.
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