Emerald Princess 5

“Emerald princess 10 day,Southern,April 6 to 16/2013.”
Cruise review of Emerald Princess

BoPippy
Member Since 2008
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I will start by saying,this was the most relaxed and enjoyable cruise we have ever taken!
the negatives,if ever so little are as follows.
1.The eggs in the Horizon Court were cold every single day.A way around this is to order your eggs done the way you like them.A short wait.
2.Entertainment is now shorter than in the past,but will pass.
3.There were comedy shows,but no magic shows,or hypnotist,,that I enjoy.
4.The outdoor MUTS was pathetic,James Bond Movie,Sky fall was on one night in 10 and not 1seat left to watch,and never on again.Weird!The rest were Crap!
5.Caribbean deck party was pathetic.They played a lot of Zumba dance music,which was good for about 10% of the passengers.They need to play 50,60,70's dance music since the ship is full of 50 something's,not 20 year olds.After the streamers were thrown,everyone left!!Everyone around me felt the same.Whoever the crew director was,he needs to transfer to Carnival or not.
Boarding was fast and efficient More as usual.Arrived about 12:30 and on ship by1pm.No problem bringing on wine and beer.
Luggage was very late this cruise on deck 10,arriving.Everyone was getting worried,but it came.Damage to suitcase,but Princess is sending a check right away for $150.00.
Edward was a great room steward,fast and very efficient and friendly.(hope u get him one day)
The International Cafe is amazing.
Fixed dining was great at 8:15.The food was perfect.I gained 15 pounds,my DW gained 5 pounds in 10 days.
The islands and weather were great.
The ship was spotless and every crew member friendly and helpful.
Leaving ship was very fast
At 4:20 one afternoon my DW announced to me that we were being re-married by the Captain at 5pm.I had 50minutes to get ready and it was formal night anyway.I guess she figured the first one did not take,,lol.
Anyway,it was a very happy,enjoyable cruise.
I really loved this cruise
if you do not enjoy this type of vacation ,there is something wrong with you. Less

Emerald Princess Cruises to the Southern Caribbean


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Sail Date: April 2013
Destination: Southern Caribbean
Embarkation: Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
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Cabin review: Balcony

BAC518
The best bed on any Princess cruise.Pillow Top.Slept like a baby for the first time on over 19 cruises.

Port and Shore Excursions


Valley Church Beach,Nest bar...perfect day,water milky,soft blue,food great,free wifi,prices reasonable.Just Heavenly.
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went to Jack' s Shack.Too many crew people.Should have stayed at Margaritaville.Nice clear water..
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Ship Wreck bar at South Friars Beach,like an old Caribbean beach stop with monkeys,mongoose,native playing guitar,Good food,conch fritters,beer,Jerk chicken,good prices.A perfect day in the Caribbean.
Read 1037 St. Kitts Reviews

Nice catamaran trip to beach,pitons,marigot Bay.....Be careful.I heard a group of 60 were robbed of jewellery,money,watches,etc and told to walk down a road.They thought they were going to be shot,but ran in the jungle.

Sapphire Beach ,expensive cab ride,beautiful beach,not crowded,but prefer Magens Bay.
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Published 04/21/13

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Emerald Princess Cruises to the Southern Caribbean

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