My Dream Review...and I took LOTS of pics!

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So the day before, after all day at LFK, we didn't make it to the MDR. We ate at the buffet (which was OK...they had steak) and then went back to the room to crash early, so we didn't get a towel animal.

Today after Starfish Island, we felt refreshed after our showers and decided to hit the MDR and a movie. I think tonight was SpongeBob? Or maybe Guardians of the Galaxy. I can't remember.

Some noteworthy dishes from dinner.....
farfalle: this was bowtie noodles with a parmesan cream sauce, turkey, and peas. Very good. I ordered it as a starter and it literally had like 8 noodles (and way too much turkey) which was a nice size for a starter, don't get me wrong. It just has twice as much turkey as noodles. My mom had it as a main course and the turkey to noodle ratio was better lol


the potato soup. Josie ordered this and it was delish! I was hoping she wouldn't finish it all but she did. Dang!


bitter and blanc. I'm not a bread pudding fan, but my mom made me try hers and it was really good. I might just order it on my next cruise!



the fruit tray from the dessert menu. Fancy!


after dinner, we had to rush up to the lido deck to watch the movie. We were pretty late, but no biggie, we found seats and finished it up. It was so windy on the lido that night that I had to go back to the room to get a pony tail holder for my hair. It kept blowing in my face and driving me nuts!
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And tomorrow we wake up in Cozumel! Yay!
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We docked at Puerta Maya and could see that another pier is being built.


we got off the ship as soon as we were allowed. We wanted every possible moment at Nachi Cocom!


There was a dog sniffing every single bag looking for illegal food. I've never seen this before. I've seen the dogs but they've never been stopping everyone, and I always thought they were drug dogs, not food dogs!
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We had to walk a little ways to the taxi place. I just love Cozumel!






I can't remember how much the taxi was for 4 of us to Nachi. I want to say $18? I remember thinking the rate had gone up since last year.
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Thank you for taking the time to do this fabulous review! My son and I are cruising on the Dream on July 19. I can't wait! Reading reviews, especially picture reviews, helps me pass the time until my next cruise...
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Loving your review! We are going in September and looking forward to LFK! I have been to Cozumel about 7 or 8 times and the food sniffing dogs were there in May also. First time for me to see them also.
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Originally posted by bluejay555
We had to walk a little ways to the taxi place. I just love Cozumel!






I can't remember how much the taxi was for 4 of us to Nachi. I want to say $18? I remember thinking the rate had gone up since last year.
How much was the taxi this year?

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Originally posted by Torqz
How much was the taxi this year?

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We were there in March and the taxi to Nachi was $18, I think...
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Looking forward to the rest of your review!
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Can you tell me what room you were in? I have booked a cove for me and my husband in Aug. I am so excited to see the rest of your review.
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Originally posted by pink roses
Can you tell me what room you were in? I have booked a cove for me and my husband in Aug. I am so excited to see the rest of your review.
2357. It was a great location!

Thanks everyone for your comments! I will try to get my Nachi pics up this afternoon. This was our 3rd year there, and the grounds/pool/service/food were all fantastic, but the beach area was very disappointing. I will give more details as I go...
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Originally posted by bluejay555
After dinner, we watched caught part of the SpongeBob Movie up on the Lido deck at the Seaside theater. Just an FYI, you can now rent blankets during the movies from the towel stand. I had no idea! They were super warm and fuzzy. Weird for a tropical cruise, but it felt cold out there!
::GASP:: I would LOVE to have a blanket out there, what was the fee for renting?
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Love the review. Kids and mom are adorable. Two tips (even though you didn't ask for them): 1) never start the review out with the negatives, lol! 2) if you find wait staff you like during YTD, you can request them each night and get to know them. We do this every cruise - good thing is that we aren't stuck with staff we don't gel with.

I plan on going to the Seuss breakfast with my wife, sans kids, and wearing my seuss hat, gloves and bowtie
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Originally posted by bluejay555
2357. It was a great location!

Thanks everyone for your comments! I will try to get my Nachi pics up this afternoon. This was our 3rd year there, and the grounds/pool/service/food were all fantastic, but the beach area was very disappointing. I will give more details as I go...
Thanks! I know this is a lot of work and I greatly appreciate it.
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Thanks all! I appreciate it!

Nachi Cocom....

The water was very cloudy and drab. It was overcast, which was fine with me, as long as it wasn't raining! The sand would sink under our feet when trying to go into the water and it got deep really fast. Couldn't wade out very far at all. It's as if the beach is eroding or something.


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The beach/water was lacking but the grounds were beautiful as always. Now, when you enter Nachi Cocom, you are greeted by a photographer who gives you a sombrero and snaps a photo. Then you pay, and are assigned to a waiter, who seats you at the beach (we were given some great loungers with an umbrella in a great location). The waiter will make sure you never want for anything! Seriously, the staff is incredible there!



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As much as I love the beach, I just wasn't feeling it, and neither were the kids. We spent most of our day at the amazing pool.



the pool is a chlorine pool and so refreshing after spending days in the saltwater pools on the ship




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