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I just noticed a royal Caribbean shore excursion for Roatan that I don't recall seeing before, the "OVERWATER BUNGALOW EXPERIENCE" 

I was wondering if anyone has taken this?

thanks!!!

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I noticed this too.  We were in Roatan oct 2018.   The Bungalow looked amazing however the price was steep for only 4 hrs.    Would be interested in hearing others that took the excursion thoughts 

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Is this at resort on the east end of the island called Mango Creek? Roads out that way are a bit dicier, long way to go for a cabana. It's nice but for vacation not a day. 

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On 5/4/2019 at 8:27 PM, Host Carolyn said:

Is this at resort on the east end of the island called Mango Creek? Roads out that way are a bit dicier, long way to go for a cabana. It's nice but for vacation not a day. 

 

If the photo is accurate, it doesn’t look like Mango Creek from their website

http://www.royalcaribbean.com/shoreExcursions/product/detail/view.do?sourcePage=shorexByPort&ProductCode=RTG9&DestinationCode=ATLCO

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Wow! Says you have to walk about a mile....Will ask my son if he knows where this is. Mames Bungalows are also overnight. If you contact cruise line will they tell you

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Had lunch with my son who lives part time on Roatan. Said there is a place near Cane (or Camp) Bay that has the bungalows. It is road accessible which is not case with Mango Creek. He is going back for a month tomorrow. If you can find out name of resort you would be going to they can check it out

 

 

 

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On 5/6/2019 at 8:07 PM, Host Carolyn said:

Wow! Says you have to walk about a mile....Will ask my son if he knows where this is. Mames Bungalows are also overnight. If you contact cruise line will they tell you

 

It's actually .1 miles. I came here looking for info too on the bungalows since I just noticed it for upcoming trip!

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18 minutes ago, Artemis908 said:

 

It's actually .1 miles. I came here looking for info too on the bungalows since I just noticed it for upcoming trip!

 

Yes, I had noticed that but I find the photo strange - it says destination Canada - wondering how accurate it is.

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1 minute ago, c-leg5 said:

 

Yes, I had noticed that but I find the photo strange - it says destination Canada - wondering how accurate it is.

 

I tried looking for info on Google, but not finding a ton of info. A lot of times I can find Carnival reviews of trip excursions, but nothing for this one. It's a lot of money to spend on something you can't find any info on.

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21 minutes ago, Artemis908 said:

 

I tried looking for info on Google, but not finding a ton of info. A lot of times I can find Carnival reviews of trip excursions, but nothing for this one. It's a lot of money to spend on something you can't find any info on.

 

Lol I have been searching too!

 

Good idea to look at other cruise lines - I think I have found it!

 

https://www.ncl.com/in/en/shore-excursions/RTB_52/Turquoise-Bay-All-Inclusive-Over-the-Water-Bungalow

 

Must be new certainly nothing like that when I went to Turquoise Bay.

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3 hours ago, c-leg5 said:

 

Lol I have been searching too!

 

Good idea to look at other cruise lines - I think I have found it!

 

https://www.ncl.com/in/en/shore-excursions/RTB_52/Turquoise-Bay-All-Inclusive-Over-the-Water-Bungalow

 

Must be new certainly nothing like that when I went to Turquoise Bay.

 

It is definitely Turquoise Bay. Lots of photos on TripAdvisor. I cant believe how much the resort has changed since we were there in 2011!

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My wife and I are going on the NCL Getaway out of New Orleans November 2019.  I saw this excursion and booked it immediately.  Let me give some back ground.  Years ago, when doing cruising, my favorite excursion was the Bungalow's on the cruise ships private islands.  The cost was pretty close to this cost ($499.00).  It was always on the beach, always had cover, always had butlers of some sort.  The difference in the past was the food was awful (off the crappy buffet), you had to pay for drinks (I like to drink) and all your got was a couple of cokes in the mini-refreg.  Still, I loved it and so did my wife & Family.  Back then it included a family of four for the price. The difference here is it is all-inclusive.  The quality of the food is excellent (Based on the only review I could find), the drinks are all complementary, it is private yet right off the beach, and since we are on a Thanksgiving Cruise, the kid factor is greatly reduced. The other thing is one entry of $499.00 covers two people (It is not $1000 for a couple).  NOT saying it is cheap, just saying I really love this concept in the past.  It usually makes my cruise.  Just my two cents.

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20 hours ago, Sthrngary said:

My wife and I are going on the NCL Getaway out of New Orleans November 2019.  I saw this excursion and booked it immediately.  Let me give some back ground.  Years ago, when doing cruising, my favorite excursion was the Bungalow's on the cruise ships private islands.  The cost was pretty close to this cost ($499.00).  It was always on the beach, always had cover, always had butlers of some sort.  The difference in the past was the food was awful (off the crappy buffet), you had to pay for drinks (I like to drink) and all your got was a couple of cokes in the mini-refreg.  Still, I loved it and so did my wife & Family.  Back then it included a family of four for the price. The difference here is it is all-inclusive.  The quality of the food is excellent (Based on the only review I could find), the drinks are all complementary, it is private yet right off the beach, and since we are on a Thanksgiving Cruise, the kid factor is greatly reduced. The other thing is one entry of $499.00 covers two people (It is not $1000 for a couple).  NOT saying it is cheap, just saying I really love this concept in the past.  It usually makes my cruise.  Just my two cents.

 

Please report back when you have been. I can’t believe how much it has changed from the low key resort when I was there. Also I can’t believe the bungalows are sold out for my upcoming cruise already!

 

I don’t know if there are new owners but they seem to have done a lot of construction and renovations, certainly to the outdoor areas at least. We didn't stop for lunch as I had other plans, so cannot comment on the food. 

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On ‎10‎/‎2‎/‎2019 at 9:26 AM, c-leg5 said:

 

Please report back when you have been. I can’t believe how much it has changed from the low key resort when I was there. Also I can’t believe the bungalows are sold out for my upcoming cruise already!

 

I don’t know if there are new owners but they seem to have done a lot of construction and renovations, certainly to the outdoor areas at least. We didn't stop for lunch as I had other plans, so cannot comment on the food. 

Thank you for responding to me on this topic.  When we were looking at the Excursions, my wife and I saw the Bungalows.  The first thing that came into my mind was, "Those look just like what you see in the famous pictures of Fuji".  Then we saw only one review of the Excursion but it was great.  Finally we saw the concept that Royal C. is using for their island with similar looking bungalows.  The real deciding factor was we had this amount in ship board credits which kind of made it free, "Kind of".  I will report back and my hopes are this will be the highlight of our cruise similar to years ago on a cruise lines private island cabana.

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