Not what we expected, but in a good way.

Navigator of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Navigator of the Seas

4 Night Bahamas & Perfect Day (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 09, 2019

Ship: Navigator of the Seas

Cabin number: 1854

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Short 5 night 4 day but really 3 full day cruise. For us 7 days is the way to go. More time to relax and get in the swing of cruise life. But if time and money are a factor this is the cruise for you. short and full of perfect day at Cocoa Cay. New remodel well thought out.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
this took less than 10 minutes. From the time we parked the car to the time we stepped onto the boat was about 8 minutes. awesome.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The taco bar was awesome! super nice to see some Mexican food on a ship. The main dinning was good as always, and the buffets had a lot to choose from.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
The new water slides were always a long wait. Realize on a shorter cruise, (less than 7 days) if two of the days one slide is not running due to wind (not the cruise lines fault) then the one working slide will be overused. Also with a smaller ship (than the Oasis class) there is not as much offered to do.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Up to par for RCL.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
This is a plus for a smaller ship. The layout was great, it was never too long to walk from one end to the other. Everything was within 2-4 minutes away.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
good and clean. Huge floor to roof windows. the views are amazing.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5
Big city, not much more to say about that.

Nassau, Bahamas

2 out of 5
This stop has become way too over used. Every boat every cruise stops at this port. And with Atlantis being the main stop its way to over priced.

Perfect Day At Coco Cay, Bahamas

5 out of 5
This was the big surprise for our family. WOW, in a good way. We had been to the island about 5 years ago, long before any renovations, and we loved the quiet calm simpleness of it back then. So seeing it changed the entire way was a bit of a shock for us. But let me just say WOW. It was great. If your looking for the old island it is still there, not as big but still. With much more for all the family. My son and daughter loved the thrill park. So did my wife and I. The pool was great. The food so much better. You have to try the funnel cake, a few times.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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