Highly recommend, They tell you you only have 4 hours there but you have longer. The boat to Blue Laggon leaves right from the ship Terminal at about 11:45. They have 3 boats going out with tons of people, but the Isalnd can handle it. They have several boats schedules tyo take you back at 2PM, 3PM and 4 PM. We went back on the 3PM and did some shopping at the straw market. The excision included lunch. We upgradded to the "Clam shell package" on the Island for $40 per person which was a steal. It includes a shaded clam shell canopy for 2, so you have shade... a free huge alcoholic drink of your choice and towels which you get to take back for free. otherwise you should take towels from the ship. Its a
Loved Blue Lagoon Island! Excursion icluded a nice lunch, I added a clam shell setup which included souvenir beach towel and tall drinks! We even snuck off to explore a part of the island that is rocky and no one went to. My girls loved walking on the rocks, finding island treasures and taking scenic pictures!
We loved the location, the beach, watching the dolphins, etc. Only complaint is there should be easily another 2 hours on location. With the boat ferry to and from you are only on the beach for about 3 hours.
The excursion time is too short. By the time we got to the private island it was 2pm and the last ferry back to the boat was at 5:30pm. It seemed to rushed.
The beach area was ok but not great. Seemed a bit rundown. This may be because of the recent hurricane.
Once you are on the island everything is extra. If you want to use the water play toys it is $30.00 per person extra, if you want am umbrella with a couple of chairs it was almost $50.00. We stuck with the free stuff as it was cloudy and a bit cool.
The animal activities are great. They have a dolphin area and a sea lion area. You can pay to have an encounter or walk around for free and watch people interact with the sea life!
Nice day away from the ship on a little island about 30 minutes from the ship. The lagoon area. Unfortunately, the waves were too rough to snorkel off the backside of the island. The water is crystal clear and the sand soft. The included lunch was not bad either but bring some water from the ship as there are no re-fills here.
Nice beach area. Provided "bar b cue" left much room for improvement...premade cheese burger, bag of chips and 1 fountain drink. Adult beverages from bar areas are kinda pricey...$8.00/beer...there is additional food for purchase but also kinda pricey.
Nice 25 minute boat ride with some announcements of sights to be seen on the way there and back. Nice clean beach, not crowded at all. Live music and a quiet area as well. Lunch was included: hamburger or hot dog, a piece of BBQ chicken, salad, dessert and drink. Beautiful sand and nice shallow water. Nice relaxing day.I would definitely recommend.
Very disorganized getting off ship . Had to run to end of pier to make the ship. Only had 2 hours on the beach due to disorganization of disembarkation and boat unable to pull right up to the beach. Had to take a long hike to get to beach. No beach chairs left either. on the boat ride over the staff was on their phones. There was no interaction with passengers. It would of been nice to have them talk with us and tell us what we were passing.
a 25 minute boat ride to Blue Lagoon. Great swimming for people who don't want waves. Noodles are available for free. Buffet lunch included. Eat when you want between 11:30 and 2:30. chairs included, some in the shade. For extra cost kids can go to area with slides and climbing features.
It was great to spend a day on a beach which is exactly why we booked this excursion. The only compliant we have with this is that there seemed to be a lot of charges for the 'extras' you could do and these charges seemed quite high. We just spent the day chiling out so didn't take part in the any of the extra but I can definitely see how these costs can add up.
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