Emerald Princess Review

Don't get disheartened by the bad reviews, the cruise was amazing.

Review for the South Pacific Cruise on Emerald Princess
SakshamBhatia0906
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Nov 2016
Cabin: Interior
Traveled with children

Overall, the ship was amazing. The dining was a WOW!! Although the entertainment was average, with only 4 or 5 musicals, the ship still kept our family of 4 busy throughout the whole day. The sporting and fitness facilities on the ship were outstanding, the ship provided us with a number of sports, such as table tennis(ping pong), basketball, soccer, cricket, paddle tennis, mini golf a jogging track and a well equipped high-tech gym. Every night, when the room steward refreshed our room he left us with delicious chocolates and the next day's edition of the Princess Patter( the newsletter with showed all the activities happening in the next day). One very important thing I would recommend you to purchase, especially if you are travelling with kids, is to buy the soda and drink package. And also purchase once you get on the ship, not before, because the price onboard is cheaper than purchasing it from the website. With 60 Australian dollars we could get all the drinks we wanted for free. And one thing that you should know is that Princess is not very strict with the package. For example, I could but a drink and then give the card to my sister and she could get a drink for herself. Our interior cabin was very nice. The service on the ship was amazing. The dining was also great. The pizza in this ship was amazing. For breakfast there was a huge variety of food, from pancakes, to waffles, to omelettes, to hash browns, to scrambled eggs, to croissants, to yoghurt, to chocolate croissants, to fruit etc. The dinner was amazing too, and the dessert was absolutely wonderful. The cruise was actually very great for children too, the kids clubs were awesome, and the youth counsellors very very friendly. The service on this ship was also very great.

Cabin Review

Interior

Cabin IC

Our cabin was an interior cabin, R335. I would highly recommend this cabin as it's location is wonderful, situated near the lifts and stairs. It was our first time staying in an interior cabin so we were slightly anxious about how big the cabin would be, but to be honest the cabin was actually pretty big(keep in mind we were a family of 4).

Port Reviews

Mare

yejele beach is amazing for a day out, perfect for snorkelling.

Port Vila

beautiful city

Port Denarau

beautiful resorts, amazing beaches, awesome fire-dancing, clean and developed city.

Suva

well developed city

Dravuni Island

tiny island with a nice beach

Noumea

developed city with beautiful views

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