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We are thinking about booking a 5 day western caribbean on the Enchantment. I can't find much on the boards good or bad about her. Can anyone give me their opinion. The posts would be Key West, Cozumel, and Belize City. Thanks
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Sailed her in November of last year, and had a WONDERFUL CRUISE. In researching the Enchantment I could not find a negative review! In fact, I wasn't even planning on taking a cruise, and noticed all these people giving rave reviews of the Enchantment...did a little research, found a too good to pass up deal, and we were off 4 weeks later. The service was wonderful too. We adored our waiter and asst waiter. We did the same intinerary you are contemplating.
HAL - MAASDAM - June 2004/Canada/New England
RCI - Mariner of the Seas,
Sept 2004(CC Group Cruise)
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Celebrity Mercury, April 2005
This ship is wonderful. It's beautiful, and the staff is wonderful. I can find nothing bad to say about this ship. So far it's my favorite!
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Sun Princess 11/97
Enchantment Of The Seas 07/98
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Sea Princess 10/00
Enchantment Of The Seas 10/01
Grand Princess 04/02
Carnival Victory 09/02
Carnival Pride 05/03
NCL Sun 10/03
Carnival Fantasy 05/04
Mariner of the Seas 09/04
We LOVED the Enchantment, too, cruised in September. Our itinerery took us to Grand Cayman & Ocho Rios. The Solarium is beautiful and a great quiet place to soak in the pool! We booked an ocean view room and were upgraded to a balcony - I'm spoiled now!!
We were married on Enchantment in 1998. She is a beautiful ship and decided to sail 12/11/04 with some friends of ours. This will be my first 5 day cruise. Does anyone know if the Meet & Mingle is only for 7 days and longer. We had a great M&M party on the Radiance but that was 7 days. Thanks, Barbara
My sister and I are taking our first cruise in September and are booked on the Enchantment. We just had some friends return from sailing on her and they said the ship was WONDERFUL...of course now I CAN'T wait to sail! Our itinerary is Key West, Cozumel and Belize as well, have found a couple excursions that look lots of fun and now with the great review from my friends, I am positive we made the right choice. Pretty sure this is not helpful at all, but am so excited felt the need to share.
The weather was PERFECT! Couldn't have asked for better weather or seas. You'll love the Enchantment, its staff, everything. We even thought the food was great. Honestly, I can't think of one negative thing to say. Oh yes, there is one. . . .I wish it was a longer cruise!!!
I just got off her last week. We did the 5 day cruise to the Western Carribean Islands/ Ocho Rios, Jamaica and the Grand Cayman's. I TOTALLY recommend her. She was beautiful, the perfect size, loads of things to do, and so many wonderful people from around the world working on her. We loved every minute of our trip last week....well, a little sad to have to say goodbye. Sail ENCHANTMENT...you won't regret it at all.
Having been on Majesty (older ship) and Brilliance (newer ship), I must say Enchantment is nice but showing it's age. It is considerably nicer than Majesty but lacks the flair of the Radiance class ships (More glass, airier feeling, etc.) The Windjammer's lay out is improved (no buffet lines) but the positioning of the serving areas is a tad cramped. The retro fitting of the climbing wall is odd (right on the end of the ship). The part I found most troubling was that the suite we were in (JS, 8520), was very noisy. Sounded like there were elephants above us. Did not experience on the suites we were in on Brilliance and Radiance and we were in about the same part of the ship. Don't get me wrong, it is a nice ship but if you can do a 7 day, I would recommend a Radiance class over the Vision class.
I've sailed both Enchantment and Serenade (a Radiance class ship). I found Enchantment had more glass, more windows and better views of the sea, espicially in the Centrum area. I had a fabulous time on both ships, but I liked Enchantment just a little bit better!
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