Day 3 of the cruise had us docked at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private island in the Bahamas. I am really not a beach person, but I love Castaway. It is so clean and beautiful and I do enjoy that there is an adult only area.
I got up early and walked my 2 miles around Deck 4. Then we got ready and headed with our beach bags to the buffet for breakfast. We made our way onto the island by around 9 am.
We took 2 trams to get over to Serenity Bay, the adult only area on the island. We were one of the first people there and had no trouble finding 2 lounge chairs under an umbrella. Unfortunately, it was cloudy and windy and we were cold!! Then all of a sudden it starts to rain and then pour! We were huddled under towels under the umbrella. It lasted about 15 minutes and then the sun come out and it was beautiful!
I napped and read on and off all morning. Around noon, we went over to the buffet. They have a few salads, hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs and steak. There is a dessert station with soft serve and cookies. I have been to this buffet several times. It is really not one of my favorites but it is convenient.
At around 1:30, we decided to start heading back because we wanted to do some shopping. We took one tram over to the main area and then walked back so we could shop along the way and I could take some pictures.
By that time, it was pretty warm. So when we got on the ship, we headed right to the pool in the adult area. We took a dip in the pool and then in the hot tub. Then it was time to get ready for the evening.
The show was a magician and we enjoyed it. We hung out in the lobby and had a drink before dinner. It was Pirate night so it was fun to sit in the main area and look at everyone’s pirate costumes. It was back to Enchanted Garden for the Pirate Night dinner. Victor suggested that we not have dessert because after the Pirate party and fireworks there was a Pirate buffet. We were fine with that idea so we left dinner and headed to the top deck to stake out a place for the fireworks.
The pirate party with Jack Sparrow is just ok to me. But it is worth sitting through to get to the fireworks. I also enjoy the fireworks at sea. When they had ended, we headed to the Pirate buffet. It was crazy in there! There were turkey legs, make your own taco, make your own baked potato and some other items, including desserts. I had a taco and dessert. It was really starting to get busy when we were finished.
We went out on deck and “Club Pirate” dance party was still going on. We stayed until the end. It was fun, especially watching kids and families enjoy themselves. We headed back to the room around midnight.
And here are the Navigators from Day 3.
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I have been a huge Disney and travel fan since childhood. I love going to new places and, of course, heading to Disney as often as I can.