Castaway Cay Private Cabanas

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  1. Silly Little Pixie

    Silly Little Pixie <font color=blue>My name is Inigo Montoya. You kil

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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! :goodvibes I hope it works out!
     
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  3. BCV23

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    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!
     
  4. KPetty725

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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!
     
  5. AustralianJetsetter

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    Just got our cabana booked for our May cruise :cool1:

    Got number 4!! So excited :dance3:
     
  6. Nannylisad

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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 !
     
  7. wajones2

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    We had #5 and the walk to the bathroom was very short. The higher the number the longer the walk to the bathroom. Another recommendation I have is to take several swimsuits for your DD just in case she wants to rest or hang out in the cabana some in a dry suit. My DD went through 3 suits - I brought extras thank goodness!
     
  8. Nannylisad

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    Ok awesome. She is 13 so she can go alone ;0). I think we should get one. Why not
     
  9. AustralianJetsetter

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    Is that green screeny/fencey thing always there.....in front of cabanas 3-8?
     
  10. TLSnell1981

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    We've booked 4 cabanas...3 on the family beach. Last September, DH and I booked Serenity Bay. I have never seen the green screen, before this photo. :confused3
     
  11. Bear3412

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    No. This image was during construction. HTH
     
  12. wajones2

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    We shared our cabana with a mother/daughter and she was around 13. The kids club party the night before was very late & daughter didn't want to wake up. It was almost 12 before they arrived at the cabana. After lunch, I would say the daughter spent 50/50 between cabana and the kids area.

    We loved the cabana and will definitely splurge and do it again, but I did struggle to see that the other family got their money's worth.
     
  13. Nannylisad

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    Oh my I would drag my daughter out. Lol ( j/k ) you can sleep at home sweet DD of mine. If I can get one clues we will.
     
  14. calker

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    Does anyone have a picture of Serenity Bay cabanas that are numbered as we see in the photo in the post by "Billinaz".
     
  15. Nannylisad

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    Yes staring at 1 and the higher numbers go towards the SB
     
  16. calker

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    I'm sorry I should have phrased my question differently.

    I am looking for a picture of Serenity Bay (with numbered cabanas). I would like the picture to include labeled cabanas 18, 19, 20, 21, 22.

    Thank you.
     
  17. Nannylisad

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    Ohh don't have one. I'll look around. For you ;0)
     
  18. PrincessShmoo

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    I think there's only 4 cabanas on Serenity Bay.

    Here's a capture I did from Google (not a great picture, sorry)
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  19. AustralianJetsetter

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    Phew!!! Thank you so much :-)

    Big relief :cheer2:
     
  20. gometros

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    There is no #22. SB only goes up to 21.
     
  21. StephandDick

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    From the family cabana beach can our kids walk to Pelican Plunge (on the sand vs walking around)? We booked #6. :)
     

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