Move Over Disney!: Oasis of the Seas Cruise Review by liebchen
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Move Over Disney!
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
Excursions: Labadee was a wonderful, relaxing day. In Jamaica we took the Raft Trip. This was just fascinating for all of us More as we learned about the rain forest, a banana plantation and how to make a Pina Colada :-). The rafters were entertaining and informative, climbed into the trees to get coconuts to taste, let the girls bunt the raft etc., but we felt we were being primed for major tipping. When we did tip-4 separate times on that excursion: raft driver, banana man, Pina Colada man, and our tour guide, three out of four were openly unhappy with their tips. Our tips came to almost as much as the cost of the entire tour. This put something of a damper on the day. In Cozumel we made our own arrangements for snorkeling as RC's policy puts an age limit of 8 for snorkeling and our 7-yr. old wanted to try snorkeling. We used Island Marketing Cozumel Glass Bottom Boat Snorkeling and it was fabulous. Because there were ten of us we booked a private tour, which cost 1/2 of the ship's excursion! Our youngest was able to see fish through the glass bottom and the rest of us snorkeled. (Parents took turns sitting with her.) After the snorkeling we ate at Poncho's Backyard. Great food, beautiful venue, pricey. But you can go online and get coupons for free Margaritas. No one was EVER bored. It was a great trip. Less
Cabin review: D410286 Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony
The balcony doors unlocked and opened to provide our 3 rooms with plenty of outdoor space and room access. Sleeping arrangement was very comfortable, but would have liked the ceiling curtain separating the kids' pull-out bed from the adults' bed found on other ships.Read All Superior Ocean View Stateroom with Balcony (D4) Reviews >>