Instead of picking just 5 moments from this week for “High five for Friday” I’m going to do a recap of our Disney Cruise that we went on Friday-Monday. Linked up with Lauren from The Lauren Elizabeth Blog.
This was our 3rd Disney Cruise in the past 3 years; so obviously we’re obsessed with them. With small children vacations to places like Disney World and Disney Cruises are just easier, plus they’re more fun. Disney has gone all out to make sure the entire family has an enjoyable time, and the world class service and attention to detail that you expect from their parks can be found on the ships as well.
Our first 2 cruises were on the Disney Dream, which is one of their newer & larger ships. This time we sailed on the Disney Magic which was the first built of the four ships in the fleet.
I won’t get into much detail about the cruise itself, because that would be a really long post and this is just a re-cap; so I’ll stick to some of our favorite moments.
The first thing the kids wanted to do after boarding was check out the kids’ club. Here they are playing in “Andy’s Room” from Toy Story.
And Matthew posing in front of Iron Man in the Avengers room.
This was at dinner on the first night. Mickey Mouse had just entered the dining room and I love this photo because of how excited baby girl is.
Here are several shots of her with the princesses. Like most little girls, she adores princesses.
The second night was “Pirate Night” where folks dress up like pirates for dinner and there is a “Pirate Party” up on deck afterwards (with fireworks!) Here’s the hubs and I in our costumes.
As you can see, he got really into character as “Captain Jack Sparrow” (he kept saying that all night long– “you mean Captain Jack Sparrow”). It was both hilarious and mildly embarrassing.
Little man in his pirate costume.
By far my favorite part of a Disney Cruise is the day spent at Castaway Cay, which is Disney’s own private island in the Bahamas.
It’s absolutely breathtaking and is a blast for the whole family.
Me with my gorgeous sisters.
On the final night at dinner our server made a “Minnie Bow” out of a napkin for Emily. She loved it!
I recommend Disney Cruises to people all the time, especially if you have children. It’s true that they cost a bit more than other cruise lines, but it is so worth it. Everyone I talk to who has been on a cruise with Disney says the same thing. It’s truly amazing. (Not a sponsored post–I just love Disney Cruise Lines!)
have you considered cruising with Disney? If you have any questions about it feel free to comment below and I’ll try to answer them. I’m certainly no expert, but after cruising with them 3 times I feel like I am pretty familiar with it.
Happy Friday everyone!