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Only if you take the picture of the ship from along the beach about a mile north of Princess Cays such that the view of the Cays is totally blocked.

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45 minutes ago, caribill said:

Below is a photo from a recent Princess E-mail.

 

Not quite the way I remember it looking.

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The photo is taken at a distance with a long telephoto lens. Princess Cays is a private beach area on an island 110 miles long and about a mile wide so easy to set up that shot. 

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Not at all. My vision is a hot beach covered with lounge chairs, some umbrellas and lots and lots of older and heavier people (like me) .... 😱

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1 hour ago, beg3yrs said:

Not at all. My vision is a hot beach covered with lounge chairs, some umbrellas and lots and lots of older and heavier people (like me) .... 😱

Please dont tell everyone that we are old and fat.

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4 minutes ago, Lucky TGO said:

This is how I remember Princess Cays. 👍

The Captain of The Rowboat,

Tony

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Is that your formal snorkel vest? Royal blue?

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I remember a very rocky beach. Good beach shoes needed. Did not care for it because of all the rocks. Lounge chairs jammed together. Did clam shell once. Was awful and hot. Prefer Daytona Beach or Passion Island Cozumel

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51 minutes ago, 58Piano said:

I remember a very rocky beach. Good beach shoes needed. Did not care for it because of all the rocks. Lounge chairs jammed together. Did clam shell once. Was awful and hot. Prefer Daytona Beach or Passion Island Cozumel

I love it there, even with the rocks. 

 

Can't wait to sink my toes into the sand, and jump into that beautiful, cooling water.  🍹🏖️🌴

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15 minutes ago, Vic The Parrot said:

What happened to the rest of the dock that's visible at the ships waterline? 

 

(Anybody else catch that?  😎)

That looks like the tender platform to me.

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Princess Cays is my go to ‘happy place’. ❤️    Been many times and although it’s gradually changed to accommodate the bigger ships and lost its thatched parasols it’s still a lovely beach and blue seas.  We always walk along the beach in front of the bungalows and pick a quieter spot.  
Hopefully this time next year we will revisit.  🤞🏻🤞🏻  🍹🌴🌴🏖🏝

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5 hours ago, 58Piano said:

I remember a very rocky beach. Good beach shoes needed. Did not care for it because of all the rocks. Lounge chairs jammed together. Did clam shell once. Was awful and hot. Prefer Daytona Beach or Passion Island Cozumel

My wife sliced her foot on the coral in the water.  It's the worst private island in the Caribbean. We will no longer book an itinerary if it's a port of call.

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On 3/25/2021 at 8:13 PM, beg3yrs said:

Is that your formal snorkel vest? Royal blue?

 

If I'm not mistaken it matches the face on his Rolex Submariner. Or did he have the green face... I think I remember it as blue. (I love the blue-faced Submariner...)

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14 minutes ago, Iamcruzin said:

My wife sliced her foot on the coral in the water.  It's the worst private island in the Caribbean. We will no longer book an itinerary if it's a port of call.

 

We have only had one Caribbean cruise and were disappointed that our 14 day Circle Caribbean didn't stop at Princess Cays. I've read a lot of bad reviews of the place but also some good reviews. We wanted to make up our own minds. We did have another Caribbean cruise booked (a 7 day that segued into an 18 day TA) but, thanks to the stupid virus, that cruise was cancelled. Strike two on visiting Princess Cays. We don't normally do 7 day cruises - which many Caribbean cruises seem to be - and flights between Sacramento (our nearest airport) and FLL are freaking ridiculous. It normally turns into a 13 hour trip to get home.

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27 minutes ago, Thrak said:

 

We have only had one Caribbean cruise and were disappointed that our 14 day Circle Caribbean didn't stop at Princess Cays. I've read a lot of bad reviews of the place but also some good reviews. We wanted to make up our own minds. We did have another Caribbean cruise booked (a 7 day that segued into an 18 day TA) but, thanks to the stupid virus, that cruise was cancelled. Strike two on visiting Princess Cays. We don't normally do 7 day cruises - which many Caribbean cruises seem to be - and flights between Sacramento (our nearest airport) and FLL are freaking ridiculous. It normally turns into a 13 hour trip to get home.

Everyone should go there at least once to form their own opinion but I can compare it to other Islands like Coco Cay and Labadee which have better beaches and are very spread out with no overcrowding. 

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1 hour ago, Thrak said:

 

If I'm not mistaken it matches the face on his Rolex Submariner. Or did he have the green face... I think I remember it as blue. (I love the blue-faced Submariner...)

Wow Thrak your good. I did have a different watch on that day. Your right my Rolex is a two tone Submariner with a blue face. 
BTW I never liked Princess Cays that much. Most of the time if we stop there I stay on the ship now. 
Tony

 

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These are from February 2020. If you go right and over the bridge after getting off the tender - to the South part of Princess Cays - then take a short walk beyond the beach chairs you will see this beach area. It is gorgeous... even on a cloudy day. I *think* if you walk further (around the point shown in my photos) you will eventually get to the area in the PC ad. 

 

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8 hours ago, Skai said:

That is Lighthouse Beach on the very Southern end of Eleuthera.

 

Lighthouse Beach | The Bahamas

didn't Disney buy/lease this area for a new 'private island' that would have a dock and not tender ?

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