Haiti
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6 travelers at this place:

  • Day8

    Haiti (sort of)

    January 18 in Haiti

    We docked at Royal Caribbean’s Private Destination in Labadee, Haiti. We watched in amazement how they disembarked 6700 passengers and tons of provisions quickly.
    Royal Caribbean has a 99 year lease with the government of Haiti and maintains all of the facilities for their cruise ships. It consists of gorgeous beaches, zip lines, jet skis, parasailing and of course food and drink.
    We did an historic walking tour with a native Haitian around the entire complex. He pointed out various sights and explained the history of his country.Read more

  • Day37

    Von Miami über Haiti zu den ABC Inseln

    December 11, 2016 in Haiti

    Am 3. Tag habe ich mich etwas besser mit dem Leben auf einem Kreuzfahrtschiff arrangiert. Zum einen finde ich immer mehr Ecken, wo man seine Ruhe hat und die Aussicht genießen kann und zum anderen trifft man an bestimmten Plätzen echt coole Leute bspw. beim Surfen 🏄 Vincent und meinem Vater scheint es gut zu gefallen und das ist ja auch wichtig 😀

    Mal sehen was die holländischen Antillen zu bieten haben ...Read more

  • Day2

    Labadee, Haiti

    November 7, 2016 in Haiti

    The first port of call on this cruise was Labadee, in Haiti 🇭🇹.
    We didn't get off the ship as it was pouring with rain.
    This would not normally have bothered me as Labadee is just a beach resort and I'm not a beachy person. But this time l'm visiting the resort as a pinnacle member, and would get access to the private beach, luxury sunbeds etc, also free alcohol all day, and an enhanced barbecue lunch with proper plates and cutlery. No paper and plastic for the pinnacle guests! Lol.
    Anyway I never got to try any of it, but I suppose there's always next time.
    Also the weather forecast is for rain at all the ports we are visiting, but fingers crossed that might change.
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  • Day45

    From Labadee to Chicago

    August 27, 2014 in Haiti

    Started the day with an early breakfast in the solarium which was nice.
    It's another plus point about these huge ships, that's the selection of places to eat, we tend to have breakfast in a different place each day and on a weeks cruise like this you can have it in a different place every day.
    After breakfast at about 8.15am we got off the ship and took a nice stroll to the beach at the far side of the resort and being the first ones there we have had the pick of the places to sit, so with Sheila and Sue placed at the waters edge and Maz and I under a shady tree we had a lovely relaxing few hours.
    The weather was overcast but very humid an warm, which suited me as I don't like sitting on the blazing sun.
    By about 11.30 the beach had started to get quite crowded, so after we'd had something to eat from the buffet, which was awful btw, we made our way back to the ship.
    Oh yes I forgot to mention a huge spider came visiting the beach by us causing a bit of a stir, lol.
    After a nice shower and a short sleep, sitting on a beach is very tiring you know, it was time to get changed and go down for a drink.
    We only stayed till 6.30pm as we'd booked to see Chicago, one of my favorite musicals and brilliantly done by the RC singers and dancers, it's definitely one of the best shows I've seen on board any ship.
    After the show we had a quick bite to eat on the Windjammer cafe then off to bed after what for me anyway was a very full day.
    Oh yes one other thing, for those of you that know about the new 3 drink scheme that Royal have brought in, it worked out quite well last night as we had a few drinks in the concierge lounge as I said and then ordered a couple in the theatre, which we would not normally have done if we'd had to pay, being the tight ba*****ds we are lol.
    One other thing about the 3 drinks, you are restricted to what you can have, ie no cocktails or premium drinks are allowed and only certain beers such as Budweiser but not Bud light?
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  • Day23

    Labadee

    December 15, 2012 in Haiti

    What a change to a place!
    I wasn't going to bother to get off the ship today but I'm glad I did.
    The last time we were in Labadee was about ten years ago, the difference is amazing.
    From a bit of a run down island, with a bit of a shack and a few benches.
    RCI have transformed it into a beautiful resort, with a number of wonderful beaches and relaxing woodland walks.
    Add that to water sports and zip wires, there is something for everyone.Read more

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Nord, Depatman Nò

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