(On average) at what time will all of the chairs be gone at the adult pool?

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  1. TigerLaw

    TigerLaw DIS Veteran

    Mar 17, 2000
    With the discussion about the "reserving" of pool chairs, can anyone describe what the situation is w. respect to the adult pool - by what time are all of the chairs legitimately taken on average?

    also, one other question - on the nassau day, just in terms of adult pool access, would it be better to hit the pool in the morning and then go walking around nassau in the afternoon or vice versa and why?

    thanks for the help!
  2. yankeegal64

    yankeegal64 Someday my prince..arrr pirate will come!

    Jan 26, 2006
    We just came back from the Western and never once did I see all the chairs taken or "reserved" by the adult pool. I think there were quite a few without kids on our cruise but we never waited for a chair. It was that way no matter what time we hit the adult area. In the evening the hot tubs were filled but we went to the family hot tubs and they were completely empty.
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  4. Mom24Princesses

    Mom24Princesses DIS Veteran

    Feb 7, 2005
    We were on an Eastern - 7 nights - It was not really crowded. Maybe mid-day on the at sea days you'd have some trouble. We were there ONE DAY ONLY-- 9:45 - 11:00?? Lots of seats. For us - we like to go there early when the DDs first head to the clubs. Considering it was a 7 day cruise in APRIL and we did not want too much sun to spoil the rest of the week, a few hours was enough. The chairs on deck 4 are amazing!!:cool1:

    We never went back!!??:confused3 Too busy. That is one thing I plan to do more of next time. More adult only areas!!

    We did find chairs on deck 10 over looking all the pools. That was a great place to watch movies at the family pool and watch our younger DDs below. It would have been harder to watch them from deck 9.
  5. disneypoor

    disneypoor DH thinks I have a "thing" for Mickey! DVC Gold

    Jan 9, 2006
    Our first cruise was last June. We did the 3 night and there was never an issue with the chairs. We were always able to get a chair when we wanted one.:confused3 I've read a lot about this being a problem, but we never had any trouble at all. I'm hoping our upcoming cruise will be just as laid back and easy going as our first one was.:goodvibes
  6. tvguy

    tvguy Question anything the facts don't support.

    Dec 15, 2003
    I had to admit it, but we were sooo busy doing other things, we never used the pools.
  7. pearlieq

    pearlieq <font color=green>They can sit & spin<br><font col

    Aug 3, 2004
    I can't say I've ever seen them all taken, though I guess I've seen it crowded.

    Most of the time we're there in late afternoon and it's wide open!
  8. pppiglet

    pppiglet DIS Cast Member<br><font color=deeppink>Don't like

    Jul 31, 2004
    Same here as TVguy! So much to do on our first cruise I wasn't about to waste any time laying around in the sun!
  9. professorandmom

    professorandmom My favorite girls!

    Apr 25, 2002
    Spent time in DIversions, deck 4 (never had a chair problem there either) and lots of other places but never have put a toe in the water
  10. dipdotdarlin'

    dipdotdarlin' Mouseketeer

    May 30, 2006
    It depends on how full the cruise is. My husband and I teach school, so we have gone during spring breaks.Spring break usually means a full ship. Many times by 10:30am the chairs all have something on them. People come and go on a regular basis, so you can usually find one. By afternoon however, it is tough to find some. Many put towels on them to save them, but if they do not use them in a half and hour or more, feel free to move the towel and use the chair. There is a thread talking about that very thing.
  11. NZMUM

    NZMUM Mouseketeer

    May 14, 2006
    We cruised in September & had no problems getting a chair in the middle of the day.
  12. ericamanda01

    ericamanda01 <font color=deeppink>Some people dream in black an

    Mar 23, 2004
    Honestly on each of the three cruises we have taken we have never had a problem with the adult pool chairs. We have cruised one spring break in April and then twice in Sept. if that makes a difference.
  13. slindamood

    slindamood DIS Veteran

    Oct 17, 2000
    We cruised Thanksgiving 05 (Wonder) and there were always chairs around the adult pool. And deck 10 and 4.

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