Emerald Princess Cruise Review by mhunsberger
- Sail Date: February 2019
- Destination: Hawaii
As expected, the service on Princess is outstanding. The crew has a culture of helpful friendliness. Our cabin Steward (Sahu), waiter (Sretten) and assistant waiter (Tek) were all outstanding. Duke, our cruise director, has a wonderful sense of humor and was the most accessible cruise director we've had in a while.
On board evening entertainment was first rate (afternoons a bit sparse). Meals and cabin (club class mini-suite) were as good as we have come to expect from Princess.
Got a chance to see the 4 major Hawaiian islands. Great exposure to the best of each. The stop in Ensenada checked the box to become an international cruise.
We took an independent helicopter ride on the big island that was well worth it. We had enough time after to explore on the hop on hop off bus.
Oahu was the mandatory pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor for the fist time in Hawaii. Moving, as it should be.
Kauai was a tour to Waimea Canyon and the Fern Grotto. Amazing scenery. Well run excursion.
On Maui, we took and Uber to Kaanipali Beach. Beautiful!
In Ensenada, we took a shore excursion to a former casino and a former winery. The tour guide spoke broken English and did not get the group together before speaking. Could have been better.
Overall, great trip.
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