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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

9 Night Eastern Caribbean (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)

Sail Date: August 25, 2006

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 12 years ago

Review Summary

Ship was well maintained and clean. Helpfull staff.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was good. Service was excellent. Optional Portifino Restaurant (additional charge) was excellent.


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Lots of teen activities. Would have liked more activities for 12 -14 year olds.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff were great. Always eager to help.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Interior and Oceanview staterooms were on the small side but nicely decorated and cared for.

Ports Of Call

Labadee (Cruise Line Private Island)

5 out of 5
Nice beach..a bit too crowded. Lots of activities for kids. Somewhat disorganized
Don't Miss: Parasailing was fun...a very well run activity.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Wished we had more time here to participate in ocean sports and tour/dine on the island.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Don't Miss: BOB - personal underwater motorized scooters with observation bubble - amazing

Pros: Island excursions

Cons: Long wait to disembark upon return to Bayonne (after vacating your stateroom)

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