Bon voyage! Wishing I was back on a boat today, but I leave for Hawaii in one week so I think I can hold out. Today’s “Travel Tuesday” post is all about my recent trip with Royal Caribbean to explore their new island they just opened called CocoCay. The last time I went on a cruise was 10 years ago for my college spring break!! Wow that makes me feel old, haha.
My family didn’t cruise a ton when I was growing up, but we did take a few cruises which were a lot of fun. I kind of forgot how great it is because everything you need is conveniently right there for you. Especially the endless amounts of frozen yogurt I ate… Not a proud moment, but hey. Also, it really is the best way to explore multiple destinations!
ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE
So CocoCay Island opened in The Bahamas at the beginning of May!
We were one of the first ones to explore all this amazing little island has to offer. My personal favorite thing about the island was the “chill island” section for adults and the floating bar (obvi). Minus the fact that we saw a shark swim right by us!!!
We tried to stay away from the kiddos as much as possible, but you better believe we went on the waterslides. This cruise is probably geared more towards families with all it has to offer, but they did a great job of having specific adult only areas so we could relax uninterrupted ha. I was so looking forward to experiencing the floating huts on the island, but going to have to go back because they don’t open until December.
I really thought this cruise was the perfect amount of time.
We left out of Miami for a 4-night cruise down to the Bahamas. We spent one day at CocoCay Island, Nassau, and out to sea. It was just enough time at each location to enjoy everything there was to offer. FUN FACT: The only time I’ve ever been to the Bahamas was when I was 6-months old so can’t say I remember a lot!
I’ll say my experience on the Navigator of the Seas ship was by far my best cruise experience.
I was pleasantly surprised how good some of the restaurants are on the ship were and loved the variety of restaurant options. The Italian restaurant was by far some of the best pasta I’ve ever had…and that’s a big statement.
We didn’t do a lot of the activities on the ship like the waterslides or gamble in the casino because I’m more of a relax and eat girl. However, there was SO much to do on the ship for everyone. I would 100% go on another Royal Caribbean cruise!
*Thanks Royal Caribbean for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.
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