I would like everyone who reads my review to know that this is one of the most exciting and most astonishing cruises in the world. I know as this as this was my seventh cruise. From the moment I boarded the ship to the moment I left it, I was taken into one adventure after another and more food than you can imagine.The varieties of foods and beverages are astonishing and the quality of the food is gourmet 5 Star food. The service is wonderful; such that, it makes you feel like a King (or Queen). The entertainment is continuous and in many forms, from shows, to sports, to games, to bingo, to discos, and...etc. This cruise is fun for all ages and teens will love it as well.There are about 3,500 people onboard; however, you never really notice it due to the large size of the ship. The beauty of the ship is remarkable and you will be amazed at the size and beauty of the ship.As for the islands, they were wonderful. In Labadee, Haiti, I don't recommend any excursions as the island belongs to Royal Carribbean and it is full of fun n' sun! There is a BBQ for lunch as well as games and activities. Just rent a float and relax on the gorgeous beach; and buy a Coco Loco and sip it while you lie down on a hammock, soaking up some rays. This is a remarkable island. When you go to the flea market, BARGAIN!! Things that were $12 went down to $2! This is not a joke! The next Island is Ocho Rios, Jamaica! Here as well, I don't recommend an excursion as you can do everything on your own for a much cheaper price. The most exhilirating place in Ocho Rios is Dunn's River Falls. Don't miss out on this one. It is full of fun and a load of laughs as you attempt ascending the slopes of the falls while you take a dip in the gently cascading falls. As for shopping in the vicinity of the falls, they bargain as well. Also, there is the Taj Mahal Shopping center, 5 minutes walking distance from the cruise. There you will find a variety of souvenirs for good prices. You can attempt at bargaining at this shopping center; some will bargain, while others won't!The next is Georgetown, Grand Cayman! It is a very beautiful island and I recommend snorkling in it! I did the Shipreck and Cheeseburger Reef. It was amazing! There is also Stingray City which I heard was nice but I personally didn't go to. I wasn't able to bargain in the Cayman Islands, but you may have better luck!The final Island is Cozumel, Mexico! Here I recommend the Dolphin Encounter! It is amazing and worthwhile. Petting a dolphin and interacting with it from up close was really neat. You get to kiss it, feed it, and it kisses you too as well! In that park there is a botanical garden with bamboo trees, a swamp with lili pads, and a unique variety of wild life, icluding Iguanas! You will find iguanas all over! Very amazing! There is also the Blue Lagoon there, where you can find an array of colorful fish! I heard snorkling in Cozumel was nice too, but I personally didn't do that. As for shopping, they do bargain and there are shops with lower prices than other shops in the same area. So, don't rush and browse around before you buy anything!Overall, the ship was elegant, fun, amazing, with a lot of chances to make new friends and meet people from all over the world! I truly recommend this ship to everyone; and advise you to neglect any negative reviews on this ship as it is totally wonderful! Have fun and enjoy yourselves!!!Ameer
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