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* We were on the Celebrity Summit Southern Caribbean cruise last week. (April 13-20). It was our first cruise ever, and we LOVED it. I can’t believe my husband Bill made me wait 23 years before taking me on a cruise! (yes, I have been asking for a cruise vacation since we first married). After our experience last week, I am absolutely HOOKED on cruising and can’t wait to board the Summit’s sister ship, the Celebrity Millennium, for an Alaska cruise in less than 2 months. :)

 

I’ve started writing a review that will probably be very LONG! I’m posting the first segment of it right now. I’ve already written most of it, but, I hope to put pictures into future segments so it might a couple of days to get all the parts assembled!

 

PRE-CRUISE TRAVEL

 

We flew in the day before our cruise. It takes literally all day to get to San Juan from the West Coast, so this was really our only option, but it also made boarding day very easy & stress-free.

 

We had to leave for the airport at 4:20 AM for our early flight – yikes! Our flight was uneventful and we arrived at the San Juan airport around 6:30 PM. We collected our bags and got in the LONG taxi queue. It moved quickly, though, and soon we were on our way to the Courtyard Miramar hotel. Total cost with baggage charge and tip was $21. We thought we might be exhausted by the time we reached the hotel, but with the excitement, we both had a burst of energy and decided to stick with our plan to walk to a nearby restaurant.

 

I’m so glad we did! I had found a restaurant online called Casita Miramar that looked like an easy walk from our hotel. When we checked in to the hotel, we asked the desk clerk about it. She told us it was a great choice for dinner, and assured us it was an easy, safe walk. After dropping our bags in our room and freshening up after 12 hours of travel (!) we headed for the restaurant. What a fantastic choice Casita Miramar turned out to be! The menu changes daily and is written on a chalkboard in Spanish. Although Bill is fluent in Spanish, it was a little tricky because he didn’t understand certain Puerto Rican food preparation terms. But we made some educated guesses and were ready to order when our waiter returned. The highlight of the meal was an appetizer we ordered – it was fried balls of coconut flour filled with a soft cheese. Yummy! The white sangria was also excellent. I also tried the red sangria (hey, the waiter said the sangrias were the house specialty!) but didn’t like it as well. Something funny that happened while we were there: a couple that had been sitting across from us in the airplane came in and were seated next to us. We chatted briefly (they were boarding the Summit the next day, too!). Then we noticed their chalkboard was written in English. Turns out the only reason we’d received the Spanish chalkboard is because my husband spoke Spanish to the staff when we first came in. We’d have asked for an English menu if we’d known one existed! Anyway, it was all good. The ambience was as good as the food. We were seated in an outside patio area, but the inside seating looked nice, too. I’d definitely go back there if we come back to San Juan.

 

We were exhausted and stuffed by the time we got back to our room! Let me tell you briefly about the hotel. We chose it only because we had an expiring free night certificate to use at a Marriott brand hotel. ;) But it was a nice little hotel tucked away in a residential neighborhood. I wouldn’t stay there for a long-term vacation, but I’d definitely stay there again for a one-nighter. My one complaint is that the bed was not super-comfortable. Everything else in the hotel seemed very new and updated, but I wonder if they have not replaced the mattresses in a while. :confused: We were tired enough that we still got a good night’s sleep.

 

The next morning Bill wanted to eat at the hotel restaurant. But I’ve never been a fan of hotel breakfast, and, we’d already been charged $9.50 for 2 cups of coffee from the hotel restaurant when we first got up. So I didn’t want to spend $50 on hotel breakfast – let’s save that money for the cruise! I’d noticed a little diner across the street so I convinced him to head over there. Another great choice! It’s called La Pradera. We were the only non-locals in the place, which is always a good sign. We each had coffee and the 2-eggs with ham & toast plate. I also had fresh-squeezed orange juice (they were squeezing it at the bar right in front of us), and Bill had a large bowl of fresh papaya. Total was $12 – an amazing price for a fantastic breakfast. (I am thirsty for a glass of fresh-squeezed OJ as I write this!)

 

No pics for our pre-cruise travel. More to come soon.

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Looking forward to your review! We will be boarding the Summit in 46 more days setting sail to Bermuda and I love reading whatever I can about others experiences on one of my favorite ships.

We sailed her last year for the first time and loved it so much, we booked the exact same trip this year right down to the same RS we had the first time around!

Welcome to cruising! Hope you have many more years of enjoying it!

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I’m so glad we did! I had found a restaurant online called Casita Miramar that looked like an easy walk from our hotel. When we checked in to the hotel, we asked the desk clerk about it. She told us it was a great choice for dinner, and assured us it was an easy, safe walk. After dropping our bags in our room and freshening up after 12 hours of travel (!) we headed for the restaurant. What a fantastic choice Casita Miramar turned out to be! The menu changes daily and is written on a chalkboard in Spanish. Although Bill is fluent in Spanish, it was a little tricky because he didn’t understand certain Puerto Rican food preparation terms. But we made some educated guesses and were ready to order when our waiter returned. The highlight of the meal was an appetizer we ordered – it was fried balls of coconut flour filled with a soft cheese. Yummy! The white sangria was also excellent. I also tried the red sangria (hey, the waiter said the sangrias were the house specialty!) but didn’t like it as well. Something funny that happened while we were there: a couple that had been sitting across from us in the airplane came in and were seated next to us. We chatted briefly (they were boarding the Summit the next day, too!). Then we noticed their chalkboard was written in English. Turns out the only reason we’d received the Spanish chalkboard is because my husband spoke Spanish to the staff when we first came in. We’d have asked for an English menu if we’d known one existed! Anyway, it was all good. The ambience was as good as the food. We were seated in an outside patio area, but the inside seating looked nice, too. I’d definitely go back there if we come back to San Juan.

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Looking forward to your review!! I love "La Casita, Miramar". It is a hidden gem, mostly visited by locals. Real typical Puerto Rican food!! :)

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Looking forward to your review!! I love "La Casita, Miramar". It is a hidden gem, mostly visited by locals. Real typical Puerto Rican food!! :)

 

I'm glad to hear the locals like it. On the balcony/porch seating area, it seemed like we were all tourists. :)

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I'm busy editing photos...just testing to see if I've done it right and can insert into my posts.

 

Well, that turned out kind of small, I'll try again!

 

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Oh, I think I've figured it out...it shows as a thumbnail but you can click on it for a larger image.

 

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We stayed at the Courtyard Miramar once....and we are Marriott loyals...but once was enough!!! Nice hotel but the people in the next room partied all night and the staff did not seem to care that we could not sleep.

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We stayed at the Courtyard Miramar once....and we are Marriott loyals...but once was enough!!! Nice hotel but the people in the next room partied all night and the staff did not seem to care that we could not sleep.

 

Oh, that's too bad. :( It was really quiet the night we were there.

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Ov or balcony??

 

Thx for sharing. Anxious for more.

 

Aqua Class balcony...I'm getting ready to post details & pics of cabin...:) But I'm having some technical difficulties. :(

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CRUISE, DAY 1 (part 1)

 

Our hotel check-out time was noon, and with the late night & leisurely morning we took advantage of that and were walking out to a taxi just before noon. I wish we’d asked about the fare before getting in – I think we got ripped off? It took about 7-8 minutes to get to the port (less than half the time it took from the airport the night before), yet he charged us MORE. Hmm. $19 (base fare + baggage), whereas the trip from the airport was only $17 (base fare + baggage). I’ve checked maps online - it’s less than a 2 mile trip. :(

 

The minute we got our bags out of the taxi, the rain started. It was a DOWNPOUR! We had thought about leaving the ship to explore Old San Juan briefly in the afternoon, but now that plan seemed like a bad one. Anyway, we got into the LONG line with our luggage but it moved very quickly. Before we knew it, our bags were on their way and we were headed inside to the Aqua Class line. Here was a nice touch: One of the waiters from Blu, Sydney, was there to welcome us to Aqua Class and tell us about the Blu restaurant as we waited.

 

Total time from taxi-drop off to welcome-aboard glass of champagne was less than 25 minutes! From reading all the hints here on CC, I knew to head straight to a specialty restaurant to make our reservations. (yes, despite being in AquaClass, we couldn’t resist the 5-night specialty dining package). We asked the first crew member we saw for directions to Normandie – it was just down a flight of stair from where we boarded. Sergio confirmed our reservation for that night at 8:30, and helped us make 4 more reservations – 2 more at Normandie, and 2 at Qsine.

 

My first impressions on the ship: Wow! I’d read a handful of negative reviews from recent sailings, so I was a bit worried. I mean, some of the reviews made it sound like a rusted old hulk of a ship; we’d pictured something like this:

 

 

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All I can say is, What were those reviewers thinking? The Summit is in wonderful condition. It was obviously newly renovated, and everything was super-clean and well maintained. We were looking for problems and just didn’t see any. To be fair, later on we did notice that the comments about the deck chairs on deck 11 were valid. Please, Celebrity, after all the money you spent on Solsticizing the ship, spend a bit more for new deck chairs! :)

 

Our dinner reservations done, we headed over to Guest Services to upgrade my drink package to Premium. (we’d received the classic drink package with the 123 promo, and some OBC from our travel agent). Then we went to the Excursions desk (it was nice of them to put all of this on the same floor as Normandie!) to change an excursion we’d pre-purchased from the morning to the afternoon. They told us it would be no problem to do so, but we had to turn in our tickets which would be waiting for us in our room.

 

Business taken care of for now, it was time to explore the ship a bit, and in no time at all they were announcing the rooms were ready. For some reason I assumed that meant our luggage would also be in our rooms. Nope! Housekeeping and porter services are completely separate operations. :) We thought again about heading into OSJ, but it kept raining off & on, and we didn’t realize there was an umbrella in our closet until much later in the day.

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Woohoo!! another Happy Summit Reviewer! Sailing on her in about 3.5 months.... can't wait to see the rest of your review!! And pictures, looove the pictures!

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Great review, glad you are happy with the ship. We will be on her next month, so I am eager to hear you review.

 

Thanks for your hard work!

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Loving your review so far! Angie and I really enjoyed meeting you and Bill!

 

Hi Glenn! I'm glad you posted here, because in an upcoming segment I mention you & Angie by name; hope that's OK!

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Woohoo!! another Happy Summit Reviewer! Sailing on her in about 3.5 months.... can't wait to see the rest of your review!! And pictures, looove the pictures!

 

Stay tuned, I'll be posting more pictures!

 

Great review, glad you are happy with the ship. We will be on her next month, so I am eager to hear you review.

 

Thanks for your hard work!

 

You are welcome! I have to admit, this is way more time-consuming than I thought it would be. :eek:

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Enjoying your review!! We'll be on the Summit next March it will be our first Celebrity cruise so I love reading the reviews about her.

 

First time Celebrity and summit. Keep sharing.

 

You will LOVE the Summit!

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* CRUISE, DAY 1 (part 2 – the cabin)

We LOVED our cabin - # 1119 in Aqua Class. This is one of the new cabins built last year, and it was still sparkling-new. Having never been on a cruise before, we were really worried about being cramped in our cabin. I warned Bill before we opened the door: “Honey, it’s going to be tiny but don’t let that ruin our trip!” We were both pleasantly surprised at the size of the cabin. It was just perfect for 2 passengers who weren’t planning on spending a lot of time in the room anyway! The only time we felt cramped was when we were dressing for dinner in the evenings; it was a bit hard to maneuver around the closet/bathroom area. Maybe next cruise I will stage my clothes and makeup by the desk & loveseat area every evening when we are dressing for dinner. (of course I didn't have this brilliant idea until after the cruise, so I didn't get to try it out!)

 

 

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Another pleasant surprise was the size of our balcony. Despite all my research on CC, I didn’t realize that some of the deck 11 cabins had angled balconies. (From what I could tell, cabin #s 1101-1123 all have slightly larger balconies, but I can't guarantee that as I was just craning my neck around and trying to count cabins).

 

 

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Our steward Bernard introduced himself (how did he ALWAYS seem to be in that hallway? :)) During our trip, he and his assistant did a great job keeping our cabin clean, and took note of the only request we made –for a 3rd towel in the bathroom. It was always there. Our bath mat had to be replaced a couple of times a day, because as other reviewers have noted, the glass doors in the AquaClass bathrooms are lovely but not functional – they don’t keep water off the bathroom floor. :)

 

 

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We got our first canapé delivery. We enjoyed getting these every afternoon; it was just a small snack to nibble on before headed out for the next item on the agenda. The canapés changed every day, although there were some repeats by the end of the week. Usually a cheese thing, sometimes a salami roll-up, and always one or two items with seafood (such as salmon spread).

 

 

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YAY!! This is the cabin we will be in on our Bermuda cruise!! Thanks for posting photos and info!

 

What do you mean by an angled balcony? I cant tell by the photo. I hope there is room for another chair as I only see one in the photo.

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YAY!! This is the cabin we will be in on our Bermuda cruise!! Thanks for posting photos and info!

 

What do you mean by an angled balcony? I cant tell by the photo. I hope there is room for another chair as I only see one in the photo.

 

Sorry, the picture is misleading with only the one chair showing. Yes, there is another chair hiding to the right. It's really hard to take a picture of the entire balcony!

 

Here's a picture that shows the angled balcony railing:

 

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The balcony wasn't huge, but bigger than standard, and I think there might even have been room for a footstool in front of the hidden chair to the right.

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* CRUISE, DAY 1 (part 3)

I had planned to lunch in Bistro on 5, (again, a hint that I’d read here on CC), but we’d had such a late breakfast that we weren’t hungry for lunch at all. Just a comment about lunch on the first day. From other posts I’d read here, I thought the buffet was going to be a huge feeding frenzy, and Bistro on 5 might be crowded, too. But we didn’t notice crowds at all in either venue whenever we passed by that afternoon. I wonder if the Puerto Rico sailings might be different because of the late sail-away, with passenger boarding spread out from 11AM to 7PM?

 

Between rain showers, we sat at the Sunset Bar for a while and watched passengers on the Royal Caribbean Brilliance of the Seas as they watched us, too. :) I ordered a Cool Caribbean which was the featured drink of the day. I was toying with the idea of trying the drink of the day every day, This one was sweet and juice-y.

 

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As we stopped by our cabin again, we noticed lots of luggage being delivered. For some reason, ours was almost the last to be delivered (on our hall at least), between 4 and 5PM – and yes, we’d tipped the porter!

 

Later on we headed to Michael’s Club, but it didn’t open for business until 6 the first day (and most days after that also). I never did get a beer at Michael’s as it always seemed we were doing something else by the time they’d opened.

 

Around 5:00 we were getting pretty hungry so we headed for the buffet. I’d heard that there was sushi every day starting at 5PM, but I was mistaken: There was sushi every day at 5:30, BUT not the first day. So we grabbed some pizza instead. We didn’t want to fill up, but we hadn’t had anything to eat since our late breakfast, except the little canapés.

 

We sat for a while in the Rendez Vous Lounge, for our first taste of some of the onboard entertainment. First we heard guitarist Sean Roach who did a good job covering a variety of artists. We both enjoyed listening to him in different venues throughout our cruise (he tended to show up almost every day at the Sunset Bar). Then we heard the Crewners, an a Capella group. I loved them and thought their act was super-cute, but Bill was less impressed.

 

We had to attend the muster drill at 7:45. This was a curious and somewhat useless experience. Hundreds of us packed into the Rendez Vous lounge (standing room only), trying to watch a crew member putting on a life vest. We could see one of the crew members, but it was obvious that other passengers were not in a position to view what was going on. Anyway, that over with, we headed to Normandie!

 

Our dining experiences in Normandie were nothing short of fantastic. The service was friendly and attentive, and the food was superb in both presentation and taste. I won’t review each of our three evenings there in detail, but here are some of the highlights: Lobster tail prepared table-side, venison, chateaubriand, crepes ballon rouge…and many of the appetizers were so good that by the 2nd & 3rd visit we just might have been ordering two appetizers each. ;) There is also a cheese course before the dessert, which we loved. The first night Sergio brought out a cart with the cheeses and we pointed to the ones we wanted. He prepared a plate for each of us and added nuts, dried & fresh fruit, and crackers. On our next visit we asked for the cheese plate, but it was brought out to us already plated, and missing the Roquefort we’d so enjoyed on the first night. So we asked for it. It took a while, but our waiter finally showed up with a plate of blue cheese. It was yummy, but we don’t think it was Roquefort – we think they had run out of it in Normandie, so had gone to another kitchen area for a different blue cheese. They got an A for effort on that one!

 

We attended the 10:30 PM “Celebrity Showtime: Opening Night” in the Celebrity Theater. Our cruise director was Alexander Yepremian – what an energetic, personable guy! The show was great; it was nice to see a variety of performers that we’d be seeing again throughout the week.

 

All in all, a wonderful first day!

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Great review! Loving reading it and thanks for the photo of the balcony. We will be on Millie in 2 weeks and will be in cabin 1103 so not too far away!

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CRUISE, DAY 1 (part 1)

My first impressions on the ship: Wow! I’d read a handful of negative reviews from recent sailings, so I was a bit worried. I mean, some of the reviews made it sound like a rusted old hulk of a ship; we’d pictured something like this:

 

 

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All I can say is, What were those reviewers thinking? The Summit is in wonderful condition. It was obviously newly renovated, and everything was super-clean and well maintained. We were looking for problems and just didn’t see any

 

If people take the trouble to voice their complaints then I see no reason to contradict them. I myself have complained about many issues that I find important like the lack of tooth picks at the dinner table, all those pesky reminders to wash your hands (it so happens I do that once a week whether they need it or not), and worst of all, being told by my cabin steward that I'm not allowed to take home the shower curtain. So before you have issues about other people's issues you might want to walk a mile in their shoes (which probably were lifted from a bowling alley).;)

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...and worst of all, being told by my cabin steward that I'm not allowed to take home the shower curtain. ...

 

Oh, so you are the reason they removed shower curtains and put in glass doors?? :D

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The negative comments you read probably come from past passengers that have sailed on the S class ships in AQ.

 

Our previous experiences on X were on the S class in AQ. We booked a AQ on the Summit after the refurb. It was a dissapointment as the cabin we had was on deck 9 and was a converted CC cabin. It was not new as those on 11 are. The only thing new was the shower panel and glass door on the shower. There were also two new chairs on the balcony. The cabin was a little tired as you observed about the deck furniture. If they were converting the cabins you would have expected them to do a complete refurb to those cabins but they didn't.

 

Since this is your first cruise you would naturally be impressed because the Summit overall is a very nice ship. For your next cruise book a S class in AQ and you will see the difference and realize what some of those negative comments are all about.

 

Even though we were disappointed about a few things we have booked another cruise on the Summit and this time we have cabin 1136.

 

 

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The negative comments you read probably come from past passengers that have sailed on the S class ships in AQ.

 

Our previous experiences on X were on the S class in AQ. We booked a AQ on the Summit after the refurb. It was a dissapointment as the cabin we had was on deck 9 and was a converted CC cabin. It was not new as those on 11 are. The only thing new was the shower panel and glass door on the shower. There were also two new chairs on the balcony. The cabin was a little tired as you observed about the deck furniture. If they were converting the cabins you would have expected them to do a complete refurb to those cabins but they didn't.

 

Since this is your first cruise you would naturally be impressed because the Summit overall is a very nice ship. For your next cruise book a S class in AQ and you will see the difference and realize what some of those negative comments are all about.

 

Even though we were disappointed about a few things we have booked another cruise on the Summit and this time we have cabin 1136.

 

I'm sure you will love 1136. I've heard they didn't do as nice of a job on converting the 9th deck cabins to AQ, as they did with building out the completely new cabins on 11. We went on a cabin crawl and saw a couple of cabins on deck 9 - one was AQ and it just wasn't as nice. They had a HORRIBLE balcony - tiny, partially obstructed view, and dark from the overhang. The occupant said she had no idea the balcony would be like that. (It's cabin 9100 if anybody wants to know what cabin to avoid)

 

I hope to travel on an S class soon. I'm sure we'll love it, too, but I just can't imagine it would make me despise the M class which as of this moment I'm completely in love with. :)

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I'm enjoying your review. It's so much fun to read about one of my favorite ships!

 

I was on the Summit in October and just got back from a cruise on the Eclipse. While I thought the Eclipse was very nice and a beautiful ship (and we had a great cabin), I LOVE the M class ships. The Summit and Constellation are my favorite ships. I plan to go back to the Summit next year. There is just something special about the M class ships. I would sail S class again, but my preference will always be the M class.

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* CRUISE, DAY 2 (part 1)

 

Despite being up late the last night, I still woke up early. Then of course I had to check out the view from our balcony. It was only 6AM but St Croix was already in sight, and it was a BEAUTIFUL sight!

 

 

 

 

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We are coffee drinkers, so we dressed quickly and were at Café al Bacio just after they opened at 6:30 AM. I didn’t mention that we had stopped at Café al Bacio the first day. I usually drink brewed coffee, but when I asked for it, the barista suggested that I try an Americano. Am I glad I did! That became our coffee drink of choice for the entire trip. We started every morning with an Americano, and had one every afternoon also. It was apparently covered on both the classic and premium packages, as Bill (who kept the classic package) was never charged for his coffee. Café al Bacio quickly became our favorite hangout on the ship. All the staff were marvelous – friendly, attentive, consistent service. I really thought the service we received there was as good as Normandie! On our guest comment card at the end of the cruise, I named names. :) Michael and Daria were both particularly helpful, but really, all the staff were great. After the 2nd day, we also got into the habit of leaving an extra dollar or two. Before our cruise I wondered why folks were tipping extra since the tip is included in the purchase, but we quickly felt that the service received in Café al Bacio was so good that they deserved a little extra.

 

We were at Blu shortly after the opened at 7:30, and quite a few tables were already occupied. (We eventually figured out during the cruise that Blu always opened a few minutes before their stated opening hour, for both breakfast & dinner). Breakfast was good, and the baked goods and fresh OJ being brought around were a nice touch.

 

We didn’t have the greatest day in St Croix. I’d had the brilliant idea of renting a car and going out on our own. I really wish that we’d just done a beach day at Sand Castle, or gone on a ship excursion. The driving on St Croix was pretty stressful, between driving on the wrong (left) side of the road and the poor condition of the roads and the lack of signage! I had a map, but we missed a turn more than once because there was no sign telling us the name or number of the road we were crossing. We first drove out to Sandy Point, but were disappointed that it was already closed for the season. (I’d been unable to get any info about this online before our trip). Then we headed to Christiansted. Because it was Sunday morning, almost all of the shops & restaurants were closed. We visited the fort, which Bill loved, as he’s a history buff. We then drove over to Cane Bay, but that was a less-than-impressive beach to us. Bill had brought his snorkeling gear, but we didn’t see anybody else snorkeling so we weren’t sure where the good snorkeling was supposed to be. The beach was very rocky. After walking up & down the beach and dipping our toes in the water, we decided to head back to the ship. A few missed turns later, we finally made it back. :)

 

 

 

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We enjoyed the rest of our afternoon – lunch at the AquaSpa café, and Bill tried out the Persian Gardens. We then headed for Café al Bacio for an afternoon snack:

 

 

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The first day, we’d received an invitation to the Cruise Connections party for today, yay! It was held at 5:15 PM in the Revelations Lounge. Celebrity provided cookies and some non-alcoholic beverages, but the bar was open for purchases. I tried the Pomegranate Mojito – Wow! That became my favorite drink of the cruise. I immediately abandoned my idea of trying the featured drink every day, and decided I’d stick with the Pom Mojito from now on. :D

 

 

Alexander, the cruise director, was on hand to greet everyone and we had a nice chat with him. We didn’t meet a lot of people, as everybody was sitting instead of working the room. But we sat down with a really fun couple, Angie & Glenn. They’ve been on lots of cruises so it was fun hearing about their experiences. During the week, we found for the most part that people who like cruising are very social and friendly people!

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