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Old 08-08-2012, 09:25 PM   #1651
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We sail on Oct 21 and will be at Castaway Cay on Oct 23.
We're on the same cruise & are booked in Cabana #4. Only 74 days to go!!!
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Old 08-08-2012, 09:29 PM   #1652
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We're on the same cruise & are booked in Cabana #4. Only 74 days to go!!!
Great! I'll look forward to seeing you.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #1653
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Curious if any adults only booked a cabana on the Family Beach?

Concierge last cruise told us that if we ever booked one, go for one on the Family Beach because of the private beach area. Said the cabanas on Serenity Bay are back a bit and the private beach on the Family Beach would be better. I asked "even without kids?" Concierge replied yes.

So have other adults done this?
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Old 08-09-2012, 04:24 AM   #1654
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Curious if any adults only booked a cabana on the Family Beach?

Concierge last cruise told us that if we ever booked one, go for one on the Family Beach because of the private beach area. Said the cabanas on Serenity Bay are back a bit and the private beach on the Family Beach would be better. I asked "even without kids?" Concierge replied yes.

So have other adults done this?
Yes. The beach, the view and the proximity are great.
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Old 08-09-2012, 05:51 AM   #1655
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Curious if any adults only booked a cabana on the Family Beach?

Concierge last cruise told us that if we ever booked one, go for one on the Family Beach because of the private beach area. Said the cabanas on Serenity Bay are back a bit and the private beach on the Family Beach would be better. I asked "even without kids?" Concierge replied yes.

So have other adults done this?
Personally, I would only book a cabana on the family beach for a family cruise, when the kids are with us.

Serenity Bay is so quiet and serene anyhow, if the cabanas there were sold out, we'd just find a spot on the beach to camp out for the day.
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:02 AM   #1656
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I have a question, if you can't get a cabana and you have children (i.e. no adult beach), is there anywhere you can go and get away from the crowds?
The ship?
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Old 08-09-2012, 07:26 AM   #1657
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:27 AM   #1658
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No, on the family beach
Sorry, actually I was offering the ship as a place you get away from the crowds. Should've added a smilie, perphaps.
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Old 08-09-2012, 10:39 AM   #1659
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We loved our cabana on SB. It was only a few steps from the beach and the beach never felt crowded at all.

I can't even begin to explain how quiet and peaceful it was. Loved every second and was totally bummed when our time there was over.
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:11 AM   #1660
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I have read through several pages of this thread, but forgive me if my question is completely obvious or if it has already been answered, I do not have time to read through them all…

When you book the cabanas online do you select the specific cabana number you want? Or do you just reserve one and they are randomly assigned the specific number the day of?
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:15 AM   #1661
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I have read through several pages of this thread, but forgive me if my question is completely obvious or if it has already been answered, I do not have time to read through them all…

When you book the cabanas online do you select the specific cabana number you want? Or do you just reserve one and they are randomly assigned the specific number the day of?
They list each cabana separably by number and you choose the one you want.
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Old 08-09-2012, 11:18 AM   #1662
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Awesome. Thank you for the answer.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:50 PM   #1663
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Another question for the cabana gurus: ((next month will be our first time w/one))

The husband wants to run the CC5k. Okay. So we're running. We have SB #19 booked. I was thinking we'd just bring a bag with our swimsuits, etc. in it so we don't have to go aaaaall the way back to the ship then aaaall the way back to SB. I'd like to jump ship as soon as they open the gangways & get checked-in before the run (since I'm thinking check-in isn't far from the start/end). Do any of you know if they will hold our bag at the check-in spot for us or maybe run it or us with it to the cabana and back real quick-like? Just trying to figure out how I'm gonna time all this. TIA!
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Old 08-09-2012, 03:05 PM   #1664
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I believe the 5K starts near where you check in for the cabanas. I'm not sure if they would hold your stuff at the desk or let you put it in your cabana, but it's definitely worth asking.
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:30 AM   #1665
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Hey everyone! I wanted to add this little tidbit in! My DH and I are cruising on the 19th of August on the Dream, a CC Double Dip, Today is the LAST day to book excursions, etc. before we get on the cruise Sunday. I have been checking everyday online about the cabanas to see if any opened up. (We booked 57 Days Out So All were taken when I did online check-in right after we booked) Lo and Behold, Cabana #2 was available this morning, on CC Day 2, when I got up, so I scooped it up right away! So there is hope if you couldn't get one, we leave tomorrow morning for WDW, so I was ecstatic when I was able to book that Cabana today, the day before we leave for our trip! Good luck on Cabana bookings everyone!!
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