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Since I’m going on a cruise tomorrow, I thought I’d do a little something different with Globetrotting. This post will be a review of what I’ll have to look forward to on my 4 day/ 5 night cruise with Royal Caribbean. This will be my second cruise with them and I’m looking forward to it immensely. I will be on the Enchantment of the Seas ship. This trip will include stops at Coco Cay, Bahamas and Nassau, Bahamas.
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Coco Cay is one of the Berry Islands and was originally named Little Stirrup Cay. It was leased by Royal Caribbean Ltd. for their exclusive use. The cruise line anchors their ships off the coast at the island and ferries their guests ashore for activities. The east end has beaches that front a coral basin with plenty of marine life and there are nature trails throughout.
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The beaches on the island have plenty of beach chairs and lounges. They also have some hammocks set up under a few of the trees. The views from the island are gorgeous with clear blue-green waters. Some of the activities they have include swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, parasailing, and the nature trails. Or you can just hang out by the beach improving your tan. They also sport an aqua park and little shops for souvenir buying.
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Nassau, Bahamas has a tumultuous past that is rich with history. It was first settled by the English and then contested by England, France, and Spain. It was notorious for pirates and has been burned down 3 different times. Nassau is the capital of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and 70% of the population of the Bahamas live here. Here in Nassau there are plenty of tours to learn about the history of Nassau as well as more shopping available.
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Also in Nassau is the luxury Atlantis Resort. At Atlantis there is a private beach, water park, dolphin habitat, and open air aquarium. There are dive excursions, opportunities to see sharks and other dangerous water creatures, or a private island for relaxing in the sun.
Have you ever been on a cruise, Royal Caribbean or otherwise? If so, where have you been and did you enjoy it? If not, would you like to?