This will be the last post regarding my cruise. The first part will discuss transportation and my stay at Embassy Suites the Saturday before I boarded. The second part will discuss my final day and leaving the ship. Continue reading
Most activities are located on Deck 15, dubbed the Pool & Sports Zone. There, they have attractions for all ages. There is the H2O Zone, basketball courts, ping pong, Flowrider, rock climbing, zip lining, miniature golf, arcades, and the Solarium. Note: Flowrider, rock climbing, and zip lining require waivers. They can be signed through the TV. Additionally, there was a Shabbat Service for Jewish people in the chapel on Deck 17. Continue reading
The places on the itinerary were outstandingly green. These are where people derive the definition of the world tropical. The clear, salty waters are light bluegreen, the sands are white, and the people will always negotiate a deal. I only visited beaches in St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and St. Martin. Unfortunately, I did not have the chance to try conch fritters or rum balls. Gas prices in the Caribbean: ($ per gal)- Nassau, Bahamas: $5.50. Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas: $4.28. St. Martin: $6.44. Continue reading
Cruises are usually reviewed by adults and mostly cater to adults. Maybe I liked the cruise because I am a bit mature for my age (as I have been told by many people… it is such a cliche) and I enjoy the company of adults, but I think there are many things the average teenager would enjoy on the Allure of the seas.
What keeps cruisers occupied better than activities? The Allure of the Seas had a karaoke bar, an evening dance club, and a Latin dance restaurant for those who enjoyed singing and dancing. For kids, they could attend the Dreamworks Character Breakfast featuring Shrek, Puss, and Fiona. For Cruise Critic members, there was a meet & greet held in Dazzles, on deck 8 in the morning of Day 3. On the second to last night, there was a glow party for all ages. Continue reading
Almost every cruise ship offers a variety of shows for its passengers. Most of the shows catered to all ages while some (only the comedy shows) solely allowed adults in the room. At every show, the Cruise Director Ken Rush was present to ensure all of the cast AND CREW members were appreciated. Continue reading
What is the best part of a cruise? THE FOOD Continue reading