Empress of the Seas (RETIRED) Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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4 out of 5

We had a wonderful time

Sail Date: March 27, 2006

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

I thought the ship was okay it needed a few mor chioces of stores and the items that were for sale weren't anything exceptional.the library was tucked away and we did'nt know it existed until we were there for half the cruise.

Pros: I liked the personel treatment we received by our cabin stewart and especially the bar staff Jona in the pool area and in the dining room

Cons: the thing i liked least os that the cabins could of been larger and the bathroom extremely small

Bridgetown, Barbados
we hired a driver here as well and he was very knowlagable about the island but we did'nt go to a beach although the next time we visit we will be going because the beaches are gorgeous.
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
I've been to st marrten before i liked it .
Bridgetown, Barbados
we hired a driver here as well and he was very knowlagable about the island but we did'nt go to a beach although the next time we visit we will be going because the beaches are gorgeous.
Willemstad, Curacao
curcacao was pretty it reminded me a little pof Bermuda with the colorful buildings, but it was a little expensive we did'nt do much here .
Willemstad, Curacao
curcacao was pretty it reminded me a little pof Bermuda with the colorful buildings, but it was a little expensive we did'nt do much here .
Oranjestad, Aruba
Aruba is the place for casinos and lots of shopping we really like it here as a matter of fact we're going back next here on another cruise, this time celebrity
Don't Miss: if your here do some snokeling off one of the catarmarans my husband did it and he liked it
St. John's, Antigua
i've been here a couple of times we went to a beach soaked up the sun and alot of rum punch met a couple from canada and had a good time.
Basseterre, St. Kitts
we hired a driver an he took us on a tour he was very informative, but theres not a whole lot to do here since they are just starting to promote tourism, but i am going back next yearso maybe he will have more to see by then.
Castries, St. Lucia
we have also been here but the first time was at the sandals resort all we did was shop, when your visiting this many islands you can't do an excursion at every place or you'll be broke before you leave home.
Margarita Island
this island is noted for there pearls and boy what bargains the next time we go back i'm buying aqlot of them for gift giving. the beach right at where the shopping market was, was absolutley beautiful it offer lounge chairs with cabanas over them it was nice however i don't recommend going to the downtown area as it's about 45-60 minutes away and if your not watching the time you will be left behind if your not back on board when the ship sails.
Margarita Island
this island is noted for there pearls and boy what bargains the next time we go back i'm buying aqlot of them for gift giving. the beach right at where the shopping market was, was absolutley beautiful it offer lounge chairs with cabanas over them it was nice however i don't recommend going to the downtown area as it's about 45-60 minutes away and if your not watching the time you will be left behind if your not back on board when the ship sails.
Castries, St. Lucia
we have also been here but the first time was at the sandals resort all we did was shop, when your visiting this many islands you can't do an excursion at every place or you'll be broke before you leave home.
St. John's, Antigua
i've been here a couple of times we went to a beach soaked up the sun and alot of rum punch met a couple from canada and had a good time.
Basseterre, St. Kitts
we hired a driver an he took us on a tour he was very informative, but theres not a whole lot to do here since they are just starting to promote tourism, but i am going back next yearso maybe he will have more to see by then.
Oranjestad, Aruba
Aruba is the place for casinos and lots of shopping we really like it here as a matter of fact we're going back next here on another cruise, this time celebrity
Don't Miss: if your here do some snokeling off one of the catarmarans my husband did it and he liked it
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
I've been to st marrten before i liked it .


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