Western Caribbean Journals

Our First Cruise - RCCL Western Caribbean

An April 2004 trip to Western Caribbean by workout_lisa

Dunns River Falls Photo, Ocho Rios, Jamaica More Photos
Quote: We enjoyed the cruise, but discovered that we prefer vacationing at resorts. Two things surprised me: One, you don't slightly feel the ship move -- you REALLY feel the ship move -- and two, while at sea, it's not just a little windy, it's really WINDY on the upper deck!

Dunns River Falls

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Attraction | "Beach Getaway Experience with Dunn's River Falls"

Dunns River Falls Photo, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
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Overview We went on the "Beach Getaway and Dunn's River Falls" excursion while in Ocho Rios Jamaica during our cruise. The price was $115 per person. Overall I was disappointed. The boat ride The first mode of transportation for this exursion was by boat. The crew were very friendly, and the ride included drinks. The crew did a great job of entertaining with music and pointed out scenic sites along the coastline. Blundel House Blundel house is billed in the description as 5-bedroom home that was once the vacation habitat for heads of state. It is described as a residence o...Read More

Member Rating 2 out of 5 on April 25, 2004

Dunns River Falls
Ocho Rios
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
+876-974-2857

Seven Mile Beach

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Attraction | "Grand Cayman 7 Mile Beach"

Seven Mile Beach Photo, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
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The 7 Mile Beach on Grand Cayman is fabulous. Relaxing in the lounge chair on the beach was wonderful and I didn't want to get back on the ship. The beach is very clean. At 8am, we drove past the beach area and noted that there were people raking seaweed and overall doing a great job of maintaining the beach, which looked wonderful when we returned at 10am to relax. The long stretch of white sand is comfortable for strolling several miles, but there are a few places you need to watch for small to mid-size pebbles. The public area was very crowded (probably because several of the cruise ship excursions were cancelled), but not so overcrowded that you couldn't unwind and forget abo...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on April 25, 2004

Seven Mile Beach
Western Shore
Grand Cayman Island