“Splendid Greek Isles”
Cruise review of Royal Caribbean Splendour of the Seas

Soo Blackwell Splendour of the Seas 5 Splendid Greek Isles
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We had a 10 night cruise on Splendour and contrary to what we had read we had a fabulous time. The food was excellent in both the Windjammer and the King and I, One night our steak was not cooked as we had asked and they changed it immediately. We had complimentary laundry as a waiter accidently dripped some water onto my husbamnds trousers. It was nothing but we had 10 items cleaned ans pressed. (Great)

The ports of call were fabulous. we looked up how to do Athens by bus and train and got to the Acropolis there and bach for 2Euros 40 cents, then 12 Euros to go in. Well worth the climb a breathtaking view.Mykonos and Santorini were fantastic Islands. I would recommend anyone to go.

The whole trip ran smoothly getting on and off the ship was a breeze.

Yes it is looking a little tired around the edges but they are sending it for re-furbishment later in the year so that should take care of any little things. We still found it very clean and a tidy ship.

Overall we had a fabulous time and we would recommend this cruise highly.

Enjoy if you go.

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Cabin review:

We had an inside cabin, a bit small but adequate. The shower was tiny. Overall clean and tidy and we did not use it much in the day.

Port and Shore Excursions

We really enjoyed Athens, we took the local bus and then train to the Acropolis, only 2 Euros and 40 cents return and it was really close to the Acropolis. It was 12 Euros to see that and other little sites. The Acropolis was a bit of a climb and it was 98 degrees but it was really worth it. The view from the top was breathtaking. I would recommend anyone to go and see it. Fantastic.

This was a lovely little stop. You could walk from the ship and there were lots of streets selling souvenirs. We took a little tourist train around the local area which was well worth the 6 Euros. Plenty of places to sit and have a drink and admire the view. Very restful. Beaches nearby if you wanted to sunbathe or swim. Easy access.

Port
What a fantastic place, It was very windy but this was a relief from the blazing sun,beautiful little streets to wander around, lots of shops to look for bargains. The plants were fantastic decorating all the stairways and arches. Lots of little Tavernas and bars to stop and have a drink. Overall it was a beautiful place to visit. Highly recommend it.

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Port
We loved this port, we used the cable car to get up and down although you could walk or use the donkeys. A very pretty Island, they have a Pelican which roams the streets and if you see it you are supposed to get good luck. I saw it and stroked it so maybe I will have some luck. A really beautiful place, Lovely streets to wander and bars to stop and have a drink, we found one with fantastic views. Highly recommend it.

Port
Great little port,Nice streets to wander round, we took the little train 6 euros and had a ride round. Nice to spend a few hours and then return to ship.

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Published 08/21/11
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