Castaway Cay Private Cabanas

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  1. closetmickey

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    Are the bikes right there at the cabana, or do you have to go somewhere to "check them out"? If so , how far is the check out area from the cabana?
     
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  3. Brandis

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    Don't know about the family beach, but at Serenity Bay, you get them at the rental barn between the toilets and the lunch buffet.

    Just show them your cabana band, sign the waiver and you are good to go.
     
  4. Wendy&Grumpy

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    On Serenity Bay, our attendant brought them to us at our cabana.

    On the Family Beach, we had to go to the Bike Barn for them.

    I'm guessing it depends on the size of your group and the attendant you get. (We had only 2 on Serenity Bay and 5 on the Family Beach.) :goodvibes
     
  5. gometros

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    We just got off the Fantasy this morning. When I tried to book a cabana at the 105 day mark there were none available. So the first thing I did when we boarded was to go to guest services to ask about a waiting list. Imagine my surprise when I was told there were several available, including one at Serenity Bay! So don't give up hope of you don't get one at your booking Window.

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  7. MouseGrandma

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    Does anybody know how many cabanas there are on Serenity Bay? We are gold, and the cabanas on family beach and on Serenity Bay have been booked completely for our cruise Oct 19-26 since day 105. I am not surprised, but I was hoping one on SB would free up. We are two retired people travelling w/o the family on this cruise. It shows only three cabanas on SB and also does not show that cabana 16 exists on FB. Very confusing. :confused3
     
  8. Meghatron

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    I believe Cabana 16 is always held back for the onboard concierge team and therefore never shows up in the guest reservation system.

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  9. closetmickey

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    Love that photo! In front of which cabana does the private beach begin for cabana guests? Thanks
     
  10. Meghatron

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    All cabanas have the private beach.

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  11. cypressmom

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    What is that screen in front of cabanas 3-8? Is it always there?
     
  12. fredgirls

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    The pic looks like it was during construction? There doesn't seems to be any divide between the beaches yet and no decks built outside the cabanas.

    Here's a video of the cabanas on the family beach. Not great quality, sorry, but shows you the layout and you can count them down :goodvibes Just click to play.

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  13. MomsOf2boys

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    It's not a video for me. :(
     
  14. fredgirls

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    Hmm...sorry. Not sure what's up there. It's in photobucket and I checked - it's marked as public, so everyone should be able to see it. That about as far as my computer knowledge goes though i'm afraid! :goodvibes
     
  15. Wendy&Grumpy

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    Works for me - maybe it's your browser? :confused3
     
  16. cypressmom

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    Did you click on the picture? If you do, it should take you to a video.
     
  17. MomsOf2boys

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    It's probably because of my phone access. I will try it on the laptop when I get home.
     
  18. PrincessShmoo

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    There are 4 cabanas at SB #18-21.
     
  19. Bear3412

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    Also no #13 on family beach. Like hotel floor 13. Doesn't exists.
    so there are not 17 on FB, only 16.
     
  20. gometros

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    See my post above yours. We ran into the same problem, but we're able to reserve a cabana as soon as we boarded.

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  21. Meghatron

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    Just checked in as Silver for our Jan cruise on the Magic and there was one cabana available. Still cannot believe my luck! There is ALWAYS hope, even for first-timers!!

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