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Liberty of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Cruise Director
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 30, 2013
Ship: Liberty of the Seas
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 1234
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 4 years ago
Despite cutbacks of customs agents embarkation was fast and easy. We arrived at the pier at 10:30 and had our sign and sail cards at 10:45. At 11:30 we were able to board.

Upon boarding we had lunch at the Windjammer and then headed to the adults only pool. This was my favorite area. Tip: on sea days get there by ten if you want a deckchair in the sun.

We had cabin 1234 (balcony on deck ten forward). This was my best cabin out of 13 cruises. If you like quiet and convenient access to the adult pool this is the perfect location.

Excursions:
In Belize we went to Bannister Island. Because this is a tender location it is faster to book your excursion through the cruise line. The island was beautiful and we enjoyed the kayaks.

In Cozumel we went on our own to a small beach club (Playa Uvas). For 46.00 you get lunch, snorkel gear, all you can drink and beach chairs. The taxi was 11.00 for four people.

The dinner menu was heavy on seafood which I enjoyed. The free pizza at Sorrento's and sandwiches at Cafe Promenade were excellent.

Shows: The shows were all great. Be sure to reserve your show times and arrive 20 minutes early for good seats.

Debarkation was fast also. As long as you have your documents filled in before you get to customs you will get through in a timely manner.

Overall this ship is a great choice for families. Our 17 year old daughters had a blast as did we!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
New options in main dining room.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
For adults The Quest is a must.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Don't miss the Ice Show

Children's Programs

Did not use

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Spotless in all public areas.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Category D1 balcony was spacious with a large balcony

Ship Tip

Room service breakfast on days in port is the way to go. The buffet is packed with everyone wanting to get off the ship early.

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