Since Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas first set sail, I’ve done reviews about the boardwalk balcony staterooms, shows, water activities, and restaurants. I’ve also included information about the different ports of call, including St. Thomas, St. Maarten and The Bahamas. So this article compiles all the articles I’ve written about Oasis of the Seas in one complete review.
Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas Staterooms
For someone who enjoys cruising, Oasis of the Seas or it’s sister ship Allure of the Seas are the “it” in cruising experience. First, the accommodations are simply the best in the world right now. The Oasis stateroom cabins are modern, spacious and are configured for comfort and privacy. I gave you an up close and personal view of our Boardwalk Balcony Stateroom. As you can see I also included photos of the view we had to the Boardwalk and the AquaTheater from stateroom 10-317. Continue reading Oasis of the Seas review
By now you’ve probably read and seen all the pictures during my trip on Oasis of the Seas. It was a wonderful experience, but one thing I wish I’d taken during the trip was an inexpensive waterproof camera! With all the pools, jacuzzis and beaches, having an inexpensive waterproof camera would have allowed me to capture my trip like never before.
I’ve talked about camera’s in the past but always left out a waterproof version because of the price, which were expensive at the time. An underwater housing for a digital camera is also expensive and can run a couple of hundred dollars. But today I found a very nice and relatively inexpensive waterproof camera.
The Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP 10 MP Waterproof Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom, at only $119.49 is a great deal. Waterproof up to 10 feet, the camera is perfect for those days you’re at the pools on Oasis or Allure of the Seas. Not to mention the jacuzzi, take a look at the picture on the left, I took this picture as I was out of the jacuzzi because I didn’t have a waterproof camera. If I had the Fujifilm FinePix Z33WP waterproof camera, I could have taken pictures while I was IN the jacuzzi!
There are so many things to pack and prepare for cruise on the largest ship in the world, wish I had thought of everything, but now I know for next time!
The website for Oasis of the Seas has uploaded a great video clip of the Boardwalk and Central Park balconies and its great views from the staterooms, see video below. One interesting note is how they mention the lack of noise from the Boardwalk entering the staterooms once the balcony sliding doors are closed. This is so true, on our cruise on Oasis, we noticed how the balcony sliding doors blocked out all noise from the Boardwalk. Very helpful at night when we were trying to get a good nights sleep!
Today is a short update to the site with a few more pictures. This time its a series of pictures of Oasis of the Seas next to Costa Atlantica at the port in St. Thomas. It was a partly cloudy but beautiful day. The partly cloudy sky and deep blue green water was the perfect backdrop for these pictures.
You won’t see these two cruise ships at this port for several months as Oasis starts its Western Caribbean itinerary this week. For the next several months, Oasis will port in the Mexican Riviera before it returns to its Eastern Caribbean route at the end of the year.