“Totally Relaxing”
Cruise review of Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas

cah56 Oasis of the Seas 5 Totally Relaxing
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We just returned from our Eastern Caribben cruise on the Oasis of the Seas. If you are a first time cruiser, this ship will more than likely be intimidating for you. This ship is huge and can be difficult to navigate if you're not good with directions. Because of the open middle concept you may have to go up or down a few floors to get where you want to go.

As always on Royal Carribean, the service was wonderful, our steward could not do enough for us. The food was fantastic. After reading several reviews before we went, I will say this about the buffet. If you want to eat in the buffet you need to go when it first opens or after 9:00 pm. There are 6,500 people traveling on this ship and it can get crowded.

Our cabin on the Oasis was overlooking Central Park, pretty much in the middle. The cabin was a nice size, we even had a king size bed which was a surpirse. The bathroom is larger but getting at the closet could be difficult for larger people. It is behind the bathroom and next to the small side of the bed. There is pleanty of room in it though. All in all we loved our cabin and had no problem getting to sleep at night it was very quiet.

On the days people are in port, it was rather easy to get lunch in the buffet, until they started coming back onboard before sailing. You can get your breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main dining room with no problem. We experience 150 Central Park for dinner on night and the menu was excellent. However, if you want the wine pairing it is $75.00 per person which to us is too extravgant. I don't know about the rest of you, but I can not drink a glass of wine with every course. They do not try to force you to take the wine with your meal, it is offered as an option. We also ate in Johnny Rockets on day while we were at sea and experience a small wait of about 20 minutes. The shows were great but remember if you want to see them or eat in a specialty restaurant book ahead to make sure you get in like I did. Many people were disappointed because they couldn't get into a show. All in all, follow the basic tips and you will have a great cruise.

Oasis of the Seas Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean
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Cabin review: Central Park View Stateroom with Balcony

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Our cabin on the Oasis was overlooking Central Park, pretty much in the middle. The cabin was a nice size, we even had a king size bed which was a surpirse. The bathroom is larger but getting at the closet could be difficult for larger people. It is behind the bathroom and next to the small side of the bed. There is pleanty of room in it though. All in all we loved our cabin and had no problem getting to sleep at night it was very quiet.

Port and Shore Excursions

Port
Nassau is Nassau. I have been there several times in the past and what they sell does not change. If it's your first time take a vist to the straw market and haggle over the items you want to buy. If you want to go to Atlantis I think it's pricey, but some people love it so do what's in your heart. It's your vacation.

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We thought this island had the prettiest beaches and the best shops. Be careful when buying electronics we checked it out and they are not always cheaper. Know what you are looking for apples to apples when buying electronics. Not the friendliest of local people, but then again they have to deal with thousands of tourist every day and not all of them are very nice either.

Read 3,322 St. Maarten Reviews
Port
It is an island port and is just like all the others. Carefully select your options of off shore excursions so you do different things on all the islands.

Read 3,412 St. Thomas Reviews
Published 06/19/10
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