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Jewel of the Seas Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 16

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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10 Night Caribbean & Panama Canal (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 24, 2009
Ship: Jewel of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago

I was disappointed with Royal Caribbean this time. The cruise locations to the Panama Canal was great. They have really cheezed down their entertainment and fun activities, and this was my 6th cruise with them. The food was just average, some of it very good, but none of it excellent. They need to go back to chocolate on the bed, animals made each night and better entertainment. Come on a hermomica player (oh yuck) and your cruise directior playing his flute, very sad and boring.

3 out of 5
The kayaka was fun. Too many vendors swarming you, I was really turned off for shopping, and i love to shop. The mats are a waste of time and cost, so is the walking tour.
Don't Miss: Do an activity it is a beautiful beach.
3 out of 5
Was really good but the 8 hour trip is too long, do a shorter version. We had no time to shop at the port location or even look around. We got back at 545 and we had dinner at 6.
Don't Miss: The tour guides were great, and loved the city of panama.
5 out of 5
This was the best tour! Take the bus, train, and boat. They do it right. You are taken through the tropical forrest by all 3 means of transportaion and well worth it. Love the boat ride.
Don't Miss: Boat got to see, monkeys, sloths, bats, birds, lizards, and the ocean. Wonderful.
5 out of 5
Save this place for shopping. Was disappointed they closed the shops at 2:30 but the parade was very nice.This is a high end place for beautifull items, purses, perfume, but watch the jewelry price some of it isnt that great.
Don't Miss: De bag man, sunglass man was the shops for us.
3 out of 5
Really like the tour into town, was worth the money and fun to do. Still gave you time on your own.
Don't Miss: Going to the Del monte plant, very interesting.

Pros: Our waiter/waitress Nicolette from Romania

Cons: Entertainment

Recommends Jewel of the Seas? Yes!

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