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Old 10-26-2013, 11:31 AM   #2011
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Here are the pics of the new Cabanas being built and the 'pond' that will be in front of them:







And a Panoramic view from our Cabana, #14, and the usable water on the left and the 'pond' on the right.

Did they by any chance mention when they might be ready?
We are sailing on The Fantasy Feb. 15th and it seems like its going to be a heavy cruise. We are gold but still worried we won't be able to snag one.
If these new ones are ready, I may have a better shot at grabbing one.
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Old 10-26-2013, 12:59 PM   #2012
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Did they by any chance mention when they might be ready? We are sailing on The Fantasy Feb. 15th and it seems like its going to be a heavy cruise. We are gold but still worried we won't be able to snag one. If these new ones are ready, I may have a better shot at grabbing one. Thanks. Lori
The person we were talking to said they were planning on them being ready before Christmas. I didn't ask when they would be bookable though, sorry.

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Old 10-26-2013, 02:38 PM   #2013
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The person we were talking to said they were planning on them being ready before Christmas. I didn't ask when they would be book able though, sorry.
Thank you for the information.
I can book next week, I wonder if they will put them out for rental before they are ready.

Thanks again.
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Old 10-26-2013, 10:56 PM   #2014
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How many Cabana's do they have there?

Are they adding more? I would love one with a little shall "pond" in front of it! It looks like the pool at The Beach Club!

If anyone has pics of serenity beach cabanas or can tell me of your experiences that would be awesome!

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Old 10-26-2013, 11:09 PM   #2015
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How many Cabana's do they have there? Are they adding more? I would love one with a little shall "pond" in front of it! It looks like the pool at The Beach Club! If anyone has pics of serenity beach cabanas or can tell me of your experiences that would be awesome! Thank You!
There are four cabanas at SB. It sounds like all the new ones are on the FB.

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Old 10-26-2013, 11:23 PM   #2016
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There are four cabanas at SB. It sounds like all the new ones are on the FB.
Thank You! I wish they were not so far back from the water. I would love them to be right by the water or even a little over the water like you would see in bora bora or Fiji!.

But thats just me
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Here are the pics of the new Cabanas being built and the 'pond' that will be in front of them: And a Panoramic view from our Cabana, #14, and the usable water on the left and the 'pond' on the right.
when was this? Was the water at that level all day? I have this same cabana in 3 weeks and I am worried about the water level now.
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Old 10-29-2013, 06:16 PM   #2018
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when was this? Was the water at that level all day? I have this same cabana in 3 weeks and I am worried about the water level now.
I don't think the water is quite as close in the higher numbers as in the lower numbers but you are not that far away. We were there two weeks ago in number 6 and it was just amazing. The water was gorgeous.
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when was this? Was the water at that level all day? I have this same cabana in 3 weeks and I am worried about the water level now.
This was taken pretty early in the morning. I think before 10AM local time. The water did get a few feet higher in the 'pond' area, but you still weren't allowed to swim in it.

The main water is only 75 - 100 feet or so away, it's a very short walk. My youngest was running back and forth all the time.

Having Cabana #14 was still awesome, I wouldn't worry about it. You'll love it
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We will have four grandparents in their 80s with us and are going to try to get a Serenity Bay cabana (we are platinum, so hoping!). Two of them have more difficulty walking, so I am worried about crossing the sand, getting to the bathrooms, lunch, etc. Any suggestions?
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At Serenity Bay you will have a cabana host who will drive you on the golf cart (if you so desire) to the restrooms and to lunch. So your older family members will be well taken care of! It is a short walk to the water.

Good luck getting one! I hope it works out!
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We will have four grandparents in their 80s with us and are going to try to get a Serenity Bay cabana (we are platinum, so hoping!). Two of them have more difficulty walking, so I am worried about crossing the sand, getting to the bathrooms, lunch, etc. Any suggestions?
I would request 21 at Serenity Bay or one of the lower numbered cabanas on the family beach. 21 doesn't usually show up on the website but exists and is easier to get to than the others at SB all of which have a number of stairs. 21 actually does, too, but there is a roped entrance to the beach to the right of 21. Our family member who uses a power chair was able to manage that way. She parked her chair near the roped area and used a sand wheelchair to get her to the front of the cabana. We were able to help her up the low step there into the cabana. Not ideal but it worked and we are excited to have that cabana again for our next cruise. That would probably work well for your family minus the sand wheelchair depending on their needs.


However, the beach at Serentity Bay is steeper than in front of the cabanas at the family beach. I think those might be a better choice for your group. There is a paved path from the cabanas to the restrooms and Cookies Too. I just wouldn't request cabana 1 as it is the only cabana that is truly accessible for those who can't walk at all. Hope you snag one!
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We had Cabana 9 in November. It was nice but I'm torn on doing it again. I think if it's just our family of 4, we'll probably skip the cabana. It would be great for two families sharing. The cost just wasn't worth it for DH. I did enjoy having a nice shaded area with comfy furniture to lounge on while DD3 napped (on me) and we did take our food back to the cabana to eat so avoided the crowds at the picnic tables. I would say $300 would be the max cost vs. value. Don't ask me how I came up with that figure! LOL!
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Just got our cabana booked for our May cruise

Got number 4!! So excited
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So the lower the number the better for the cabanas ? On the FB are the bathrooms close. I have one dd with a small bladder !
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