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Great Beach Day

We love the idea of a quiet island in the middle of no where and that’s what u get when you come... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orlando, Florida
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Very nice beach stop on the island of Eleuthera in the Bahamas

This was the first stop on our Western Caribbean Princess Cruise. It is the starting point for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Elizabeth, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I are many times Princess Elite Cruisers and have been here many times. You have to tender in and some would not like the procedure. Once you are on board the tender it is about 10 minutes to get to shore. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Richard S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Woke up to the magnificence of Bannerman Town, had breakfast and boarded the shuttle to the harbour. Our glass bottom boat guide and skipper were amazing! After a wonderful tour, she sang the Bahama national anthem for us, and we then responded with ours. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cal N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't think we would see so much while snorkeling based on what the excurision looked at first. But as we explored, we were "shocked" at the number of fish species we saw ... My husband snorkeled father down the enclosed area than I did...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eliserx2001
Reviewed 6 days ago

Princess Cays was one of our ports on the Caribbean run with Princess Cruises. I was a tender ride to the beach, but a short one. Once we got there, we instantly feell in love with it. It is a gorgeous place! They offered complimentary...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank CruiseTraveler7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Princess Cays three times and always have a wonderful time! There is plenty to do for everyone! We generally use it as a relaxation day to just enjoy the atmosphere of the Bahamas, wander the port area, hang out in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great first stop on our Princess Cruise. Tender ride to the beach where you will find comfortable beach chairs, food and warm sand beaches. What a wonderful way to start a cruise.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank judy614
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the idea of a quiet island in the middle of no where and that’s what u get when you come here. If you want relaxation , and warm water to soak in The sun this is the place. The shoreline and water are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped there while on a cruise. Had to take a water shuttle to the island so it cut into our time a bit. Loved the water and snorkeling. Will be back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ieatoutalot1123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first stop on our Western Caribbean Princess Cruise. It is the starting point for a relaxing day on the beach or taking one of several tours that are offered. The beach is very nice and offers several activities, including a swim with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AuntKeek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped at Princess Cays on our cruise but ended up taking a tour of the island with Eleuthera Tours for the majority of our time there. We came back to enjoy a great sunset & had the resort mostly t ourselves as most had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank James M
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February 16, 2019|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
you can book tours in the resort area through the ship or you can venture off resort property & see some of the island which is what we did.
Medina S
February 10, 2019|
Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
On Board Only. If you want to only do the beach no tour required. This is a great beach with 3000 chairs...included food and drinks(liquor extra like on board)...shade and great water. There is no way to tender off the ship... More
Pam O
February 5, 2019|
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Response from Saskfamily10 | Reviewed this property |
We booked it through PrincessCruise lines, who sold is as a $15 “excursion” for the day.
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Salem, Massachusetts
princess cays drink prices (1 Reply)
How are the prices for drinks on Princess Cays? Which is the best bar to get drinks?
November 29, 2015|
Response fromDave A|
Princess Cays is a private beach compound operated by the cruise line. Most folks on this forum have never been inside the fence there. You might have better luck getting answers on the Princess Cays forum.
Santee, California
Eastern Caribbean cruise need recommendations for exursions! (0 Replies)
Has anyone gone on excursions offered by cruise lines (Princess or other line) for stops in: Princess Cays, St Maarten, St. Thomas, Grand Turk. Boyfriend who can't swim so snorkling and water sports are out! Land tours of historic places, shopping, beaches, tasting local cuisine and beverages are all welcome! Can you rent bikes or mopends and get around? We want to experience culture! Thanks!!
May 08, 2010|
Charleston, South Carolina
Best way to spend day during Cruise stop (3 Replies)
We are stopping at Princess Cays on a cruise. We will be there from 8 am - 5 pm and would love to see more of the local culture than the resort beach. Any advice on a local (non tourist trap) restaurant for lunch plus any must see sights would be greatly appreciated!
June 10, 2018|
Response fromsas58|
Check out eleutheratours.com