We arrived in Dubai after an overnight flight. transfers were smooth and arrived at cruise port by 10.30am Cabins were ready by 11.15am- Great start to the holiday.
Day 1 First port of call was Bahrain - a very enjoyable excursion to the F1 Track.
Second Stop was 2 days in Abu Dhabi - first day Shuttle bus took us to a newly finished Mall on the outskirts of town, quite disappointing as there was no way of walking to the main part of town, bit of a wasted day really. Second day we went on a cruise excursion to Grand Mosque- a visit to a traditional handmadecrafts village, great opportunity to buy local crafts - trade in Diram, Euro's and Dollars. Very friendly and look out for the man that does weaving really worth a visit.A drive around the sites of Abu Dhabi and then a final visit was to a Fort .. this was a superb tour and I would really recommend it as we saw lots and it was good value at £40 each.
The cabin was a decent size and well maintained, everything worked and was nice and clean.
Small down side just one plug but they did also have a hairdryer/ kettle point. Dhon was our cabin steward, extremely friendly and helpful .
(The children enjoyed the ship but did not join any of the kids clubs).
Arabian Nights Tours Great excursion would recommend
Lovely beach, friendly great place to buy genuine fake electronic goods
Great day at the beach
Nice place, massive souk.