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cheri August 23rd, 2000 05:22 PM

Catalina
 
Our itinerary says we stop at Catalina (apparently in the Dominican Republic). Can anyone tell me anything about this Island. Could it be Celebrity's private island. I can't find any information about it except for its location. Has anyone else sailed there?? thanks!

Mary Lou Scanlon August 23rd, 2000 08:56 PM

RE: Catalina
 
Calica is not Celebrity's private island. Don't be alarmed when you dock there.....it is nothing more than a rock quarry. But a short drive away is "Xcaret"
an ecological park that is just beautiful. It is a "MUST SEE". Xcaret has a web site .....possible www.xcaret.com (although I'm not 100% certain that is correct).
If it is not, please email me and I will look up the correct address for you. I highly recommend this shore excursion. If you have any specific questions, please email.
When do you go? What ship?

Mary Lou August 24th, 2000 08:06 AM

RE: Catalina
 
boy, I don't know what I was reading yesterday....but Catalina is Celebrity's private island....don't know why I thought it said Calica......I'm very sorry. (Must have had Survivor on my brain). When we did Catalina, we just did the bbq and hung out on the beach. I'm sure there is a tour of the island, but we chose to just relax and get some sun.

cheri August 24th, 2000 12:58 PM

RE: Catalina
 
Thank you Mary Lou. I was thinking the Island had two different names. so they will have a barbecue on the beach for us and we can just sit around and relax if we want to. Sounds good to me.

Sean October 9th, 2000 11:39 AM

RE: Catalina
 
Hey Mary could you post or send the address for Xcaret. Xcaret.com is not it. I am going to be there and was trying to figure out the differance between Cozumel and Calica. Celebrity has the Xcaret listed as an excursion from both. Very confusing.

Jane & John October 11th, 2000 01:13 PM

RE: Catalina
 
The website I have found is www.xcaretcancun.com... the park looks awesome!!!!


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