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Playa del Carmen (Calica) Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 13 Playa del Carmen (Calica) Cruise Reviews


Review for MSC Armonia to Cuba

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steveroytay
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

A great walk about visit with lots to see. A little church with an alter view you have to see. lots of souvenir shopping and the best tacos ever - visit the taco stand in the food hall rather than a bar! ...
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Sail Date: December 2016


Review for Carnival Conquest to Caribbean - Southern

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brendacarr
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We enjoyed this trip very much, our favorite Island (next to Puerto Rico!). We had very little interaction with the birds, but that's okay, they don't need people poking at them all day every day. We rode around the farm in an open air vehicle and watched the animals interacting with each other. ...
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Sail Date: November 2015


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Review for Caribbean Princess to Caribbean - Western

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ngvone
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

Well organized, with ferry departure from Cozumel, bus to Xcaret, tourguide Jesus Solis very good and accomodating, handicap people. Park is full of nature, birds, turttles, sealife. Water drift in semi undercave good. Food at rest area restaurant good, reasonable. Time managed well with no rushing. Return to ship/ferry timely.Very good beach / Lagoon for swim, clear waters. ...
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Sail Date: March 2014

Traveled with children


Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Western

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kentuckyluckyguy
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We did this port on our own. Took a cab to town and booked a snorkel trip for a couple of hours. Did some shopping and Senor Frogs too. The public beach is beautiful and although seeing police and military with machine guns can be disconcerting, we never felt unsafe. Got some great shopping deals and just had a fun time. ...
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Sail Date: October 2011


Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Western

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Drcartman
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

Playa Del Carmen is a nice area. Very pretty water here. The main shopping area is like a giant flea market, except everyone is trying to get you in their stores. Even the restaurants have people posted outside to bring you in to spend your American dollars there. They try hard, but most will take no thank you for an answer and move on to the next person walking by. Do not feel threatened by their ...
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Sail Date: August 2011


Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Western

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PaulaTimothyCollazo
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Calica is nothing but a gravel pit. We took a cab to Playa del Carmen and went shopping and to the beach. ...
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Sail Date: July 2011

Cabin Type: Promenade Stateroom


Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Western

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mollie jo
First Time Cruiser

I give this a three because we docked at Calica which is nothing but a salt mine. But once you get away from there it is amazing. Booked a tour through Edventure. Went to Tulum, snorkeled in a beautiful cave, ziplined, canoed, jumped off a cliff into a beautiful lagoon and had lunch on a beautiful beach. Wonderful company to do business with. Highly recommend! Another plus is Tulum is so ...
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Sail Date: March 2011

Traveled with children


Review for Carnival Elation to Caribbean - Western

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Ronn452
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

First was Calica, a commercial port a few miles south of Playa del Carmen. There is nothing at the port except a few vendors with the usual trinkets for sale. In the afternoon, there was a Mayan dance group that was entertaining and pictureque. We chose to take the ship's excursion to Tulum. I highly recommend this tour if you have any interest in Mayan history and seeing well preserved ruins ...
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Sail Date: March 2011


Review for Norwegian Epic to Caribbean - Western

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traveler181818
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Worthless ...
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Sail Date: January 2011


Review for Crown Princess to Caribbean - Western

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Sactosinger
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The ship actually docked at Cozumel. We had booked an excursion to Tulum through Princess and were glad we did it that way. From the ship, we walked to another dock to take the 30 minute ferry shuttle to Playa del Carmen. As usual everything was very well organized. There were three buses going to Tulum from our ship. Our guide, Manuel, was entertaining as well as full of historical facts. There ...
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Sail Date: November 2010

Cabin Type: Large Ocean-View Stateroom


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