Bahamas is a small Island Nation, situated below the United States. It is 75kms from the West Indies. The Island Nation is famous for its Beaches, Water Sports and Caribbean Lifestyle. In the last decade, many tourists from around the world have visited The Bahamas. Being an Island country, Bahamas can be visited only through Sea. Cruise liners from Florida are regularly sailing to the Bahamas. One of the most famous and popular ones is Royal Caribbean- Monarch of the Seas. The luxury Cruise liner sails from Port Canaveral in Florida, and takes you to The Bahamas. A big hit among tourists, it’s the best way to visit Bahamas.
The Monarch of the Seas is a 3 nights/4 days cruise round trip from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas. The Ship moves at night giving you full day to enjoy at Bahamas and the Coco Cay. Coco Cay is a Private Island owned by Royal Caribbean. The ship docks a little far from the Island, and a ferry take all passengers from the Ship to the Island. Since Coco Cay is a small Island, it’s easy to navigate around. It has restaurants, beaches and facilities for water sports. The ship stops here for a few hours and then sails again. The Coco Cay Islands are usually the second stop after the first stop at Bahamas capital Nassau.
The ships first stop at Nassau, which is the capital of the Bahamas. On arrival, you will meet many tour guides offering day tours to the city. Most of them have small buses to cater 20-25 people at once. These tours are not only cheap, but also take you around all major attractions in the city. Shopping and Food is decent in Nassau. Spend only when required, otherwise enjoy the city. The city is a mixture of American, Mexican, Cuban and Caribbean life. As the ship docks for a few hours here, the tour guides offer tours which can complete within that time itself. Once the tour is over, you can get back to the ship again. If you don’t wish to explore the city, you can either roam around the dock area or be in the ship. We will advise you to explore the city.
The Monarch of the Seas is a city in itself. It has 12 decks with room for around 1500 passengers. The ship is full of Restaurants, Bars, Play areas and retail shops. The ship might look small in photos, but is very big when you walk inside. There are different restaurants serving different types of food all round the clock. Asian, American and European cuisines are the most famous ones. There is also a Pizza Place which is open 24 hours. Most of the restaurants are free and included in your Package. You can eat as much as you want to from these restaurants. Some restaurants and bars are paid as they have luxurious ambiance and facilities. The 11th and 12th decks are full of restaurants and rooftop Pool and Jacuzzi. The Roof is a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the sunset and the sea.
The Package on the Monarch of the Seas is worth exploring. If you are planning a trip on this cruise, ask your Travel agent to make the booking s for you. The nearest Airport to Port Canaveral is Orlando. Orlando is a well-connected International Airport with Airlines such as British Airways, Lufthansa, Delta, American Airlines, United & Emirates having regular services. You can also add a few days in Orlando while jumping on this Cruise!
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