Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Third Mate

4-6 cruises


Helpful Votes

5 out of 5

Vision holds up well

Sail Date: March 19, 2016

Reviewed: 6 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Suite

This is a smaller older ship in royal fleet.  We had a Jr suite   Great views. Very quiet 8576.   Tons of storage space.  Staff exceptional and very attentive.  Being a small ship entertainment is limited but the shows and especially the orchestra was excellent.  Weather was very bad for a Carribean cruise in March very cloudy and rainy most days but the crew did their part making it enjoyable.  

Restaurants. - main dining room -  as many have posted the main dining room food has suffered.  Very bland.   Service however was very good.  So we purchased a 4 specialty dining package and a chefs table.  Chops. Excellent - get the filet much better than the NY strip.   Izumi - wow. Very good.  Giavonnis  - also very good.  Chefs Table - that is as much a show as the food and wine and was excellent.  The chef was shy but the host/server was outstanding.  Windjammer - breakfast good eggs to order.  Lunch. - not so good. Steamed burger really? Glad they had a park cafe for roast beef - excellent as usual.  Shore excursions - Roatan was a bust major  rain and the excursion people,obviously not accustomed to rain -ship gave us a 25% credit. I felt that was appropriate  Belize cave tubing. Stay with dark night was excellent    The other stop I went independent  Costa maya fun with a private resort. Cozumel been there so much just shopped.  Overall a fun trip and a good smaller ship

Cabin / Stateroom
Tons of storage. Good bed. Large balcony. Very quiet. Not much else needed
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
Specialty very good dining room bland


Definitely do walk off. We were off the ship by 730 am

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