Caribbean Islands Journals

Royal Caribbean Cruise - Serenade of the Seas

A November 2004 trip to Caribbean Islands by stilton

Unbelievalbly clear water Photo, Caribbean Islands, Caribbean More Photos
Quote: Serenade of the Seas was an absolutely stunning ship with great ports of call!
Unbelievalbly clear water Photo, Caribbean Islands, Caribbean
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This was our favorite excursion we booked on our vacation. At first, I didn't think I would like it much after reading the details, but it really was a lot of fun! Once we arrived in St. Maarten, we got on another boat that brought us to the British isle of Anguilla. The ride was nice but took about 30 minutes or so. Once we arrived, we were pushed through a small customs office and then brought by buses to the resort area. The beaches looked absolutely beautiful, with crystal-clear water. The focus of the trip, however, was the opportunity to swim, dance, ride, and even smooch with the dolphins. We also held some tropical birds, fed a stingray, and had a really good buffet lunch included in th...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 6, 2005

On the Catamaran Photo, Caribbean Islands, Caribbean
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This is highly recommended while you are in Barbados! It's a day-long outing on the water with opportunities for snorkeling over coral, and in a spot where you can see sea turtles, fish, and even shipwrecks.

Our catamaran carried quite a few passengers but was large enough for everyone to have a place in the sun (or in the shade, if preferred). The trip included a lunch with fried flying fish, as well as some type of tasty chicken dish and sides. There were complimentary cocktails throughout the day, and they were quite good.

Snorkeling was a lot of fun, but you do have to keep a life jacket on if you intend to use their masks--otherwise, there are no restrictions.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 6, 2005