Would have been excellent except for Windjammer

Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 33

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
Vision of the Seas

9 Night Southern Caribbean (Tampa Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 21, 2015

Ship: Vision of the Seas

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8011

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review summary

Everything about this cruise was great from the time we got in the Security Line to the time we went out through Customs on the return. The Windjammer Cafe did not do so well, the staff were not there to help or provide drinks, the food was not labeled for those needing special needs like Gluten Free. The meats at the carving station were mostly overcooked and it closed at 9 p.m.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
My Time Dining was the way to go, no set time unless you make a reservation. Windjammer is only good for salad and finger food.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
All were very good.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Caribbean Force is one Awesome Trio.

Children's Programs

Did not use.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
State Room Attendant Ketut always went out of his way to meet our needs. Isreal and Centano Pool Bar Servers were great. Cypriani and Diane in the My Time Dining Room were excellent.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Small Ship but very easy to get around

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Electrical outlets were the only issue other than being in the dark all the time, but we did not spend much time in the room.

Ports of call

Tampa, Florida

5 out of 5

Key West, Florida

3 out of 5
Bars and Beaches, other than that stay on the ship.

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5
Coco Loco Tour Bus saved this excursion, ending at the beach where we rented a jet ski (very reasonable).

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
My favorite, lots to do for everyone, shopping; beaching and activities for all ages.

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Great Beaches 7 Mile which is no longer 7 miles long, you will have to visit to find out why.
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