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Arabella Review

4.0 / 5.0
Editor Rating
2 reviews

Loved Everything!

Review for Arabella to the Eastern Caribbean
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Feb 2011

I'm so pleased that Cruise Critic is now allowing Arabella passengers to submit reviews about this wonderful ship that offers the perfect sailing cruise yacht experience.

We sailed Arabella for the first time in Sept/Oct 2010, for a New England cruise, and again in Feb 2011 for what the Arabella team calls "the Spanish Virgin Islands," out of St. Thomas.

The ship herself is gorgeous, with beautiful woods throughout, a comfortable lounge area with a beautiful polished wood bar and tables, plus large picture windows, while on the deck are many places to go to enjoy the sailing experience, by yourself or with your new friends (both passengers and crew).

Cabin Review

Cabin A

Small but well arranged. Raised, comfortable queen-sized bed that takes up half the cabin space; 4 large and deep drawers under the bed; no closet but not needed on a sailing yacht. Single porthole.

Port Reviews

St. Thomas

Beautiful island!

We took the half-day snorkle-hike-kayak adventure tour with Ecotours: highly recommend this! Personable, knowledgeable, professional guides; educational and great fun. Not strenuous. Good value!

We stayed pre-cruise at the Bellavista Bed & Breakfast in the hills above the town, overlooking the harbor. Spectacular views! Marvelous accomodations, whimsical Caribbean decor and wonderful innkeepers. Fabulous full breakfasts featuring homebaked breads and fresh smoothies, fresh fruits and other goodies such as waffles, French Toast...Gorgeous rooms.

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