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Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 41

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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Oasis of the Seas

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail Date: May 28, 2017

Ship: Oasis of the Seas

Cabin Type: Balcony

Cabin Number: 7664

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review Summary

Everything was perfect!  The crew was always helpful as you would expect on a RC cruise.  BUT.... here's something special:

 

During the cruise, we took a tour below decks, visiting the Galley.  During the tour we met one of the head chefs..he was from the Philippines.  My wife and I mentioned a Philippine (Pancit) dish we really enjoy but never have because it is not available in our local restaurants. The Chef made sure that for my wife's birthday she had a special meal.  The chef prepared a HUGE and I mean HUGE platter of Pancit and had it delivered to our table.  Fresh/hot and absolutely delicious!  There was enough to pass the dish to others seated near us so they may share in the experience.  Later, the chef had a special birthday cake delivered as well and the entire wait staff sang "Happy Birthday" to my wife.

Royal Caribbean also had a bottle of champagne delivered to our room in celebration of her birthday.  Our room attendant also decorated the room with streamers and a "cake" made from specially folded towels.

 

I could go on and on about the ports of call... but for me it is about the cruise ship experience, not so much the places we visited.  For me, the ship is my vacation destination and everyplace else we visited is a bonus.

 

If you are thinking about taking a cruise... you have to go Royal Caribbean!  They are the best in the business.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
We do not have children...so I can't really comment. However, it did seem there was plenty of things to do for Teens and younger people to do. We never felt bombarded by Teens running all over the place. For the most part the kids on the ship were well behaved (for the most part).

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
With over 6000 passengers and 2500 crew, the Oasis of the seas did not feel crowded. Plenty of room to move about and always had a deck chair!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Beautiful views from the balcony. We enjoyed champagne at the end of the day and watched the sun set. I'm an early riser, so they delivered coffee to my room before the sun came up so I could sit on my balcony and enjoy the sunrise. Room attendant Mohamed was top notch! Couldn't have had a better room attendant.

Ship Tip

Arrive early and enjoy a cocktail on Embarkation day. Then go on up to the WindJammer for a nice lunch. Visit NextCruise early on in the cruise, you can get some sweet deals on your next cruise if you book early.

Ports Of Call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

3 out of 5
St Thomas was a bit disappointing. As a veteran of the United States Navy, and being Memorial Day Weekend, the first thing I noticed was the lack of American Flags in this US territory. The city of St. Thomas is filthy. They need to spiff up the place if they want to continue to be a tourist town. If you want a nice location, you will have to take an excursion away from the city of St. Thomas.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Orient Bay Beach on the French side is AWESOME!

Traveler Photos

Larry and Mohamed - Pool Bar bartenders.  Great Guys! Birthday Decorations Somethng Special from the Chef and Waitstaff St. Martin - Orient Bay Beach - French Side St. Thomas, USVI - Oasis of the Seas in the background Atlantis - Bahamas St. Thomas, USVI Bahamas - Underwater Paradise
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