If you’ve been to a cruise line’s private island, you know it’s a far cry from your typical Caribbean port (and even those less visited)….
There are no cobblestone streets reminiscent of Old San Juan, planes soaring over beaches as you’d see in St. Maarten or resorts and chain restaurants dotting the coastline. Instead, passengers embrace the perks of slow-paced island life simply by beach bumming, indulging in barbecue lunches provided by the ship’s crew or through excursions custom-designed by the cruise line.
Some cruisers prefer private islands over mainstream Caribbean ports, while others like a little bit of both. So, we’re curious: What do you like most about private islands?
What we asked: My favorite thing about cruise line private islands is ___.
What they said: More than half (54.07 percent) of our poll-takers admitted exclusivity is the most attractive feature. Others were split between security and the activities offered, and about a quarter (25.77 percent) say they’d rather stay onboard.
If you’re in the majority who enjoy the slow-paced island life now and then, tell us what you like most about them.
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