TravelPulse On Board: Disney Fantasy Review
I had the wonderful opportunity to first see Disney Cruise Line‘s Disney Fantasy while she was still under construction at the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany, so the ship does feel like my baby, but that notwithstanding, the vessel is still one of the most exquisitely designed ships sailing the high seas. Architecturally, she exudes the grace and glamour of vintage ocean liners of yore, and technologically, few other ships compare to its long list of modern amenities. On the immaculately maintained surface, the art deco aesthetic is striking from the grand atrium down to the passenger hallways, and the “pixie dust” glow emanating from below the waterline at night is a magical touch.
The Disney Cruise Line was the first in the industry to introduce family-friendly staterooms, which means their ships generally feature more space and storage than competing lines’ comparable accommodations. Particularly welcome to families and private adults without kids alike are split bathroom compartments with a discrete toilet and sink in one section and another sink and shower/tub combo in the other. Deluxe family staterooms are even more spacious, and forward and aft cabins on deck five feature extra long verandahs.
Activities onboard are all about keeping every member of the family entertained whether they are together or enjoying time to themselves or with new friends. The interactive D Lounge is the hub for family game shows, and the Midship Detective Agency ship-wide scavenger hunts, starring The Muppets in one version, employ the video game-like use of the ship’s Enchanted Art collection, which is good fun for all ages. Otherwise, Disney’s Oceaneer Club and Oceaneer Lab keep children occupied with great spaces themed to Disney and Pixar films like Andy’s Room from “Toy Story” and kinetic games involving a pair of digital-screen playfloors.
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