4 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip) Sail Date: May 23, 2011 Cabin Type: Inside Traveled As: Couple Reviewed: 6 years ago
The ship was so clean an neat with lots of courteous staff ready to serve us in any way we needed.
Food and Dining
5 out of 5
The dining room service and food were top notch. The buffets and casual dining had so many options that we couldn't even try them all.
3 out of 5
The only scheduled activity that was something we were interested in was a comedian. He was good. The other things scheduled that sounded interesting were during times we chose to be off the ship. There was only one movie offered when for us, more time options would have been nice.
Service and Staff
5 out of 5
They must truly search all over the world to find staff as hard-working, pleasant, and eager to serve. We got good service from everyone we interacted with.
5 out of 5
Lots of lounges and open deck areas to explore and just relax in.
Cabin / Stateroom
5 out of 5
Our stateroom attendant Carlton kept our room so tidy that it was easy to overlook that the rooms are smaller than at home or a hotel. For a ship stateroom (and ours was the cheapest category) it was a nice layout that didn't feel too cramped and was nice and quiet and dark.
We walked all around but didn't do much shopping or visit an bars. We went on a tour of Hemingway's home which was well worth it for us. It's a lovely historical site even if you're not a literature buff.
Don't Miss: Toy Factory (near the port, coolest toy store ever)
We walked all over Nassau but didn't find it to be the clean port we have visited in other islands. We were approached many times to buy unwanted items from people who were overly forward. We felt coerced a few times to tip people who gave unwanted "tours" of places we were already walking to. We were also solicited to buy drugs once. Taking the ferry to Paradise Island was the best choice. Everything there was owned by Atlantis and was world-class and had none of the hassle.
Don't Miss: anything at Atlantis
Other than our sun burn from not enough sun screen this was our very favorite stop. The beaches were beautiful and had comfortable chairs and umbrellas all over. We enjoyed the nature walk on our own. Walking out into the water we saw rays, fish, and other smaller sea life.
Don't Miss: Sitting on the beach
Pros: Very open itinerary with lots of time to do nothing! :)
Cons: Some of the deck parties made the pool area too noisy to enjoy at times.
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