What’s the perfect definition of a Beautiful and fun filed beach day ?Imagine the shining sun, think of crystal clear blue water, a beautiful island in the middle of the ocean. Now you might be wondering if such a place really exists? The answer is YES. We are talking about Cococay which offers turquoise blue water, Theme parks, Aqua parks and everything fun-filled that you can ask for. Spread over 125 acres, Cococay, formerly known as little stirrup cay is part of the Berry islands. This little island is privately leased by Royal Caribbean International and is exclusively open for Royal Caribbean’s guests.
Top 5 things to do at Perfect Day Cococay, Bahamas
1 – Thrill Waterpark
Thrill waterpark is abodes 13 waterslides, exceptional wave pool, an outlet which serves complimentary food and snacks. Thrill water park attracts an admission fees ranging from 40 to 100 USD depending on the season. The admission fees includes unlimited use of all the rides in the waterpark and use of beach chair.
An upgraded entry pass will also allow you access to the Zipline and ride in the helium balloon. Private Cabanas can also be rented at this waterpark. Kids between 0-3 are free and do not have to pay any additional price here. Admission to this waterpark can be pre-booked on the ship as well.
2 – Up Up & Away Helium balloon
As the name suggests, this helium balloon ride will take you to almost 500 feet up and lets you experience a perfect birds eye view of the Cococay island surrounded by blue water and the sandy beach. There’s no pre booking required for this ride as the operations are entirely depended on the weather and wind conditions at the island. Ticket prices range from 20 to 60 USD for children between 4-12 and 40 to 100 USD for adults.
3- Daredevil’s Slide
Daredevils slide is actually the biggest waterslide in North America with the slide platform being at the height of 135 feet above the ground. Undoubtedly this ride is not meant for the faint hearted and is only meant for adventure seekers who want to get the feeling of adrenaline rush.
4 Splashaway Bay
Situated outside the Thrill waterpark is another waterpark which is free and complimentary only for kids. This play area has 5 waterslides, drench buckets, water cannons and many other things which provide unlimited fun for kids.
5 – Oasis Lagoon
Oasis lagoon is one of the biggest freshwater pool in the Bahamas. This lagoon can almost fit an Airbus A320 and still have some room for people. Technically speaking, this lagoon is almost 33,000 square feet big and can accomodate 1700 people but on a busy season day it will still have room people.
This lagoon has small covers and shallow areas for toddlers as well. On another note, it took 8 days to fill this lagoon, with that we can estimate and understand the size of it. its surrounded by lush palm trees and beach chairs making it ideal for families and couples. Well if this isn’t enough, there’s a surprise element in this lagoon. Underwater music is the surprise element here. When you put your head underwater to swim, you can literally hear music. If you have already purchased a drinks package on the ship, the same drinks package can be used here as well at no additional costs. At the snack shack counter you can even have complimentary burgers, hot dogs and a few other snacks.
Amenities at Perfect day Cococay island
Basic amenities such as beach towels, freshwater showers, beach accessible wheelchairs, lockers, a free tram service which runs every 10 minutes and has stops at the following places of the island – a) Arrival Plaza, b) Chill Island, c) Oasis Lagoon, d) South Beach, e) Coco Beach ClubAnother important thing is that lifeguards are on duty at all the slides and pool areas too.
Ships Visiting Cococay Island
Below mentioned ships are scheduled to visit cococay island in the year 2020.
Cococay is the perfect island and a destination for an adventure and fun filled vacation for families, couples and families with kids. Most parts of the island are free, Snacks and Drinks at the island are also included in your cruise fare and you can also use your pre purchased drinks package. However, if you want to have a premium experience, you can always pay the additional charges to make the most of your stop at this beautiful island.
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