Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Second Mate

7+ cruises


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5 out of 5

Amazing ship!!

Sail Date: November 09, 2013

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Beautiful mega ship with excellent signage which made it very easy to find ones way around while on board. The cruise ports of Labadee Haiti and Falmouth Jamaica were as expected. Labadee has some nice beaches with some beautiful views but not a whole lot else outside the immediate area. Falmouth has A nice enclosed shopping area right off the pier with good prices for  the usual cruise gifts/souveniers. It has no beaches in the immediate vicinity and once outside the fenced enclosure near the ship is a very poor area of dilapidated shops and merchants and  a security force that is lacking. You are definetely on your own once outside the enclosed area. The main attraction is definetely the ship and it did not dissapoint. My wife is disabled an we booked a handicap accessible room which was spacoius and well equipped overlooking the boardwalk. Very different view from the balcony as we were able to see the boardwalk,ocean and zip liners. It was never a problem to find lounge chairs on the deck and with all the passengers on board it never seemed overly congested. As a matter  of fact you could always find a peaceful area in numerous places on the ship at any time if desired. The only traffic jam would be near the elevators after shows or special events and this is expected and occurs on most all ships. The numerous shows and parades were elaborate and first class. We used my time dining and made all reservations prior to the cruise and it all went as planned. All in all a great very smooth cruising giant ship. Its going to be a little hard going back to a smaller ship after you've sailed on this monster!!!!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Cabin / Stateroom
very spacious handicap room
Service and Staff
All staff personnel(with the exception of the free donut personel) were all first class
beautiful shows and stages as well as parades and activities
Children's Programs did not use
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida
plenty to do here for extended stays
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
beautiful ocean views.especially from the elevated areas. Some nice beaches.
Falmouth, Jamaica
nice shopping in the fenced in area at the pier. No real beaches in the immediate area. Very poor surroundings outside the fenced area.
Cozumel, Mexico
plenty to do in cozumel


definitely make reservations for the shows prior to your cruise and avoid waiting in lines and the possibility of sold out events.

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