Regal Princess Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)
Sail Date: February 28, 2016
Ship: Regal Princess
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: E306
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was a perfect trip.  Princess's new slogan lives up to its word.  This ship has everything--largest screen (w/movies and concerts going all day) on deck, pools, hot tubs, walkway with glass bottom, theaters, bars, night club, pastry shop, gelato shop, soft serve, buffet, dining rooms, restaurants, and a fantastic crew.  Came back with 4 extra pounds, but lost all of my stress.  Only excursion that we took was in Costa Maya.  Went with an suggestion rather than a Princess and it was amazing.  Native Tours to Chacchoban; small groups with knowledgeable guides.  I would take this cruise again in a heartbeat.  Worth every penny.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

Did not utilize.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Actually did not stay in E306; was upgraded when we went to check in to C437--not obstructed. Absolutely wonderful; balcony had two deck chairs and table; wall is see through.

Ship Tip

Ship is very big, so elevators could take a while (too full). But, no problems finding deck chairs for the movies and no waiting for food/drinks.

1 out of 5
Only used airport. TIP--cannot check in until 3 hours prior to flight, so you are stuck with your bags until them. Airport is too small for crowds. Do yourself a favor and let cruise line do your baggage for you. Worth the small fee.
5 out of 5
Bring cash if you want to buy from locals; otherwise, use your cruise card. Princess puts out a nice array of fresh cut fruit along the pathways, so you're never far from some refreshment.
5 out of 5
Bring shoulder bag for shopping and comfortable walking shoes.
5 out of 5
Go native! Walk from pier to Native Tours should NOT stop you from using these guys. They are the best.
5 out of 5
If you are a chocolate fan, get ready. There is chocolate manufacturing on the island and it will ruin you for the mediocre. Also, bring good shoulder bag for shopping and comfortable walking shoes.
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