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Explorer of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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11 Night Southern Caribbean (Cape Liberty Roundtrip)
Sail Date: November 20, 2011
Ship: Explorer of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago
The layout of the ship is excellent. It has a huge prominade on Deck 5 with great pubs and shops. The southern carribean cruise is excellent to get a good feel of many islands.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Portifino's restaurant is priceless. It is an extra twenty dollars a person for a five star restaurant. The food is amazing as well as the wine list and staff.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The entertainment was fair this cruise. We loved going to deck 5 and listening to various musicians . They were better than the shows. This is the only area that needs some attention. What is excellent are the ice shows. They actuallly have an ice rink on the ship. You can bring your skates. Some bar areas have a piano player and they were excellent.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We didn't use the kids programs but had friends that did. They felt very comfortable with the ships crew and the kids all had a great time.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our table was 359 in the front. We had Martino & Marcello as our waiters and they were great. All the staff is there to help and wait on you.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This is an older ship but in great shape. They keep it very clean and updated.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I am in a manual wheelchair. There handicap rooms are great. Most are close to the elevator. Room is spacious and the bathroom is ADA which makes it easier.
3 out of 5
We liked this port but was only there about six hours. Wheeled around and shopped a little.
Don't Miss: Battle ground area
3 out of 5
This is a beautiful island to site see but is hard for anyone in a wheelchair to get around. Shopping is not the best here. Expensive.
5 out of 5
This island is totally accessible. I am a para T-10 and wheeled right to a jet ski and went riding. It was priceless. They have a zip line that is amazing. The shops are not the best here. Just have fun on the excursions and the beach.
Don't Miss: Zip line, & Jet ski excursions. The beach.
5 out of 5
Excellent island for everything. Booze is really cheap here. Sight seeing is great.
Don't Miss: The town square
5 out of 5
I really like this island. Great shopping and low prices. The island people don't bother you and there is much to do.
Don't Miss: The beaches and shopping square

Pros: Ports & Deck 5 on the ship

Cons: Wine tasting seminar

Recommends Explorer of the Seas? Yes!

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