Subscribe today
Get Cruise Critic in your inbox
Your Ultimate Cruise Guide

Disney Magic Cruise Review by MESH: Back-to-Back Disney Cruise of Seniors With No Children


MESH
4 Reviews
Member Since 2006
111 Posts

Member Rating

Cabin 5.5
Dining 5.5
Embarkation 5.5
Enrichment Activities 5.5
Entertainment 5.5
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.5
Public Rooms 5.5
Rates 4.0
Service 5.5
Shore Excursions 5.5
Value for Money 4.0

Compare Prices on Disney Magic Western Caribbean Cruises

Back-to-Back Disney Cruise of Seniors With No Children

Sail Date: February 2008
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Port Canaveral

We did back-to-back Western followed by an Eastern Caribbean Cruise, because we enjoy cruising on the Disney Magic. Obviously, we are what you would call Disney fanatics. During the first week we went with friends, and stayed for the second cruise. I would rate this as our best ever Disney Cruise. Embarkation was a snap, and we were on board the Disney Magic at noon.

The staff on the entire ship truly made us feel at home. The weather is prefect for those who enjoy low humidity and temperatures ranging from the middle 60s to the very low 80s. I could believe the improvement on the food and menu. I would have to say that the menu and food quality was superior to Celebrity Century, which we had cruised on earlier during the year. On lobster night you actually got a whole lobster. The food was never cold and seasoned appropriately.

Because the Disney Magic has a quiet pool for adults, a coffee house for adults, exercise equipment just for adults, etc., you More never really noticed the kids, who made up 40% of the 2000 passengers.

During the second week we received treats before every meal, because we a staff member recommended us for this. There was no extra charge at all.

The category 11 inside stateroom for two people is more than adequate. We normally go inside cabin so we can cruise an extra week. In addition, an inside cabin is nice and dark, and you can always get some extra sleep in.

Normally, my day consisted of the following: 6:10 a.m., get up; exercise for 1 hour in the spa area; then a 30 minute swim in the adult pool; followed by 10 - 20 minutes in the whirlpool. After cleaning up we would have a late breakfast at Luminare's. The rest of the day we would enjoy the Cove Cafe area, and of course either do some reading or attend various adult sessions put on by Disney.

It is my impression that very few people really take the time to enjoy all the Disney Magic has to offer. We were so rested and relaxed after two weeks, we signed up for another back-to-back cruise for the same time next year. Once again we received a 10% discount for booking on board, and will receive $200 in credits for each week. Less


Read more Disney Magic cruise reviews >>
Read Cruise Critic's Disney Magic Review >>

Cabin review: Disney Magic Standard Inside Stateroom Deck Five 6521

Cabin was great. Only reason we didn't get the same cabin for next year is that when you do a back-to-back cruise, who wants to move. Since the cabin wasn't available, we took the next one down the hall of course an inside cabin only way to go....

Port and Shore Excursions


(5.5)
Been there before and stayed on the ship; however, the Tulum Mayan ruins is an absolute must see.
Read 3090 Cozumel Reviews

Been there before and stayed on the ship.

Had a wonderful time just walking around and enjoying the sights. We also did the Trolley Tour, which I would recommend if you have never been to Key West before.
Read 730 Key West Reviews

Been there before and stayed on the ship.

Been there before and stayed on the ship.

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.
We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.