Great 1st Cruise

Freedom of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 48

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
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Freedom of the Seas

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 22, 2019

Ship: Freedom of the Seas

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 9628

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall this was a very enjoyable first cruise, with an excellent itinerary and great ship. I highly recommend.


5 out of 5
Very good

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Main dining room a bit slow. Buffet was very good with excellent selection for breakfast and dinner

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the pool each day


4 out of 5
Shows were very enjoyable.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our cabin attendant Iken was phenomenal, when I needed something he was there to deliver in under 5 minutes.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very nice layout and well kept. The staff works very hard to keep things as perfect as possible

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size, the room never felt claustrophobic as was very comfortable.

Ship tip

Check out the bow of the boat on deck four front, up the stairs. This was one of my favorite spots for stargazing

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
Visited the forts

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Took a speedboat snorkeling tour around the island, very fun.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

4 out of 5
Took an island land tour visited Brimstone Hill fortress

St. John's, Antigua

5 out of 5
This was our favorite island. Took a boat tour around the island with an excellent snorkeling stop at green island. Very cool reefs.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Took a zipline tour, and although it was not the best zip lines I’ve ever done it was still very fun.

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
Very enjoyable tour including Harrison Cave, a botanical garden with monkeys and a 2 hour snorkeling stop.


5 out of 5
Very good, except for the wait for a taxi. Should have ordered an Uber.
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