1st Timer - Enjoyed Crusing: Caribbean Princess Cruise Review by cruisersfrompa
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1st Timer - Enjoyed Crusing
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
Embarkation: New York (Manhattan)
Passage to San Juan was overcast & a bit rainy. Needed the break from the sun anyhow.
Passage to Grand Turk was a breeze.
Captain & crew did a pretty good job at weather avoidance on our homebound passage. Seas were moderate & on a number of occasions we could see weather happening port & starboard. Insofar as the shipboard happenings:
1. Food & Service - Our late seating dining tablemates were fun & conversations were lively. Mehalla was our server, and she was terrific. Food was very good to excellent. Exceptions were frogs legs (kind of boring sauce) & a pretty tough NY Strip Steak that was also over-cooked. Buffets were More varied & themed meals on buffet were pretty cool.
2. Bars - Martini's & beer were NOT 'watered-down'. Heard some wining about fruity drinks. Tenders were polite, only the Martini bar had real personality as far as I could glean.
3. Pools - Spent most free time at or near pools. Hot tubs were pretty inconsistent on jet operation, It's a scramble to get lounge chairs.
4. Shows/events - saw Troy Thirdgills for the last 2/3's of his act. Verrry funny. Like I said above, we were poolside for much of the trip. Less
Cabin review: E626
Slept well in a nice Oceanview. Mid-ship location seemed to be better when we did have some rough seas.
Port and Shore Excursions
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Wonderful relaxing cruise