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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
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5 out of 5
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Explorer of the Seas

14 Night Southern Caribbean (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)

Sail Date: December 19, 2010

Ship: Explorer of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

It was my first cruise, and I ws impressed that this is a real floating city, after 14 days cruising I still needed a map to find certain areas. It was the best vacation experience I ever had. The main point beeing that you don't have to do anything, your same room is with you while you cruise to many ports, no need to pack-unpack.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great variety and quality 24h a day, there are options for all tastes

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Great broadway-quality shows every single night!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Every one is very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This ship is 10 years old, but to be very honest it looks like new! Maybe the newer ships have better technologies that this doesnt have and I would like, for example, internet in the room.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The room was much bigger then I thought it would be, it has all you need.

Ports Of Call

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Don't Miss: don't miss the submarine that goes 150ft under water!

Cape Liberty (Bayonne), New Jersey

5 out of 5
Just used as a port, I wish they had better/cheaper facilities to park your car during the cruise.

Roseau, Dominica

5 out of 5
Beautiful nature
Don't Miss: Go scubadive or snorkel in Champagne beach

Samana, Dominican Republic

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Beautiful beaches
Don't Miss: Scuba diving

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Good place for shopping

Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)

5 out of 5
Its a built port/location, very beautiful but very commercial as it's owned by the cruise line. The zipline is beautiful but way too expensive
Don't Miss: Roller coaster

Pros: variety of meals, night entertainment, facilities, room and room service, ports of call quality and the beauty of the eastern Caribbean

Cons: as we don't drink alcohol I would like to have a better choice of juices, and have soda be part of the package instead to pay another 100 dolars for 14 days of soda

Recommends Explorer of the Seas? Yes!

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