Go Back   CruiseMates Cruise Community and Forums > Cruise Lines (Mainstream) > Princess Cruise Lines
Register Forgot Password?

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old September 2nd, 2007, 02:28 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Lake Texoma OK
Posts: 11
Default Emerald= Southern Caribbean What to do and see?

First time on Princess, please confirm extra value compared to Carnival and what to do in Southern Caribbean. Aruba? Bonaire? Dominica? Not going til nov 2008 just like to get things in order

Conquest W. Carribean 12/2/07
Spirit Mexican Riveria 2/11/07
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old September 2nd, 2007, 09:31 AM
MaryLou's Avatar
Senior Member
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: A small suburb of Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 4,796

Kat: I think half of the fun of a cruise is the planning of it! You can't start researching too soon in my opinion! I think you will find tons of useful information here on Cruisemates. I can answer a portion of your question...what to do in Aruba. One of my favorite things to do there is the jeep tour. You see a lot of the island and it is a great time. Just be prepared to get dirty!!!!!! It really is great fun.
Mary Lou Scanlon
NCL Pride of America April 24, 2010
NCL Epic February 12, 2011
RCCL Allure of the Seas - September 18, 2011
Celebrity Eclipse - February 11, 2012:
RCCL Navigator OTS - February 9, 2013
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old September 5th, 2007, 10:00 PM
Trip's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Boston
Posts: 20,395
Send a message via ICQ to Trip

If you are a beach bum, Aruba has great beaches..Try Palm Beach.

In Dominica, there are many eco touristy excursions you can do, Really no shopping on this island to speak of...

And I have to agree, getting all your ducks in a row is a good thing, but do leave room for serendipity....Sometimes the most fun, can be just doing your own thing...have a ball!

Trip, with her book & tea!
Chat Hostess & Board Moderator

Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old September 20th, 2007, 09:05 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 1

dominica is a great eco sightseeing island. you could spend a week and not see everything. minimal shopping however. we usually take the cruise ship tour but not in Dominica.

you want to use Kens hinterland tours the link is below


ken is great, we had a van for four of us and a great driver/guide. see the web site for suggested tours or ken will custom design one for you. research the islandlnd you will love it. it is the only island that still looks the way it did when discovered by columbus.
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old October 2nd, 2007, 04:33 PM
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 41

Dominica- Get off the ship as soon as docked- grab a cab and be the first to the Emerald pool. You can get there, explore, swim, and be walking back to your cab when the first bus of tourist arrives.
Reply With Quote


aruba, caribbean, carribean, cruise, dominicabonaire, southern, things

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Caribbean Princess February 21st 2010 14 day Southern Caribbean westcoastguy Princess Cruise Lines 2 November 23rd, 2009 08:21 PM
Caribbean Princess - April 2009 Southern Caribbean Cruise BMJJR Princess Cruise Lines 1 April 24th, 2009 05:35 PM
Golden Southern Caribbean or Caribbean Princess Eastern ddp Caribbean & Panama Canal 4 March 12th, 2004 01:47 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:44 PM.
design by: Themes by Design

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1