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  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“chair lift”(12 reviews)
“beach area”(8 reviews)
“nice port”(4 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We docked here aboard Carnival Magic on January 10th. Overcast and light rain most of the day. Didn't ruin our day. We bought an excursion from our ship which included the Magical Flying Chair (unlimited use) and a Clam shell beach unit with 2 loungers...More

5  Thank Dan A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 December 2017

First of all this is not a private beach or area of any sort period! This area was built by Carnival as a money maker, nothing else, do no waste your money! We did take the sky tram and that was really cool, upon getting...More

7  Thank cskidmore
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All reviews chair lift beach area nice port lots of shops cruise port nature trail beautiful beach clean including the restrooms flying chairs holland america cruise craft market an excursion favorite stops free beach carnival magic great place to visit plenty of chairs
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

El Hideway is a small beach restaurant with great food and live music right on the beach owned by Carnival Cruise Line. We stopped there on a cruise and walked to the restaurant after exiting the ship. No excursions necessary. It had great food choices...More

1  Thank tpd172
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place for a cruise ship to dock, nearby Mahogany Beach makes it possible to enjoy the beach without even taking an excursion.

1  Thank deeelizabeth
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We bought the excursion so we would have reserved chairs and shade. There was a long line for the chair lift headed down so we made the short walk. The beach was clean and nice. The service was excellent! We enjoyed the fact we werent...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived with little knowledge of the area, and just planned to swim around at the beach a little. While swimming by the board walk another swimmer let us know about the reef area just past the board walk. Wow, what an amazing swim. So...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 1 week ago

You don't have to spend a cent to walk off the ship and down to the beach which is there for the cruisers. There will be many people there and music playing, but it is clean, there are facilities and it's right there. The garden-like...More

1  Thank 873kay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool and relaxing. Instructions given before swim and there were always 3 people around incase you.get tired. Lead swimmer is always pointing out different fish and coral and what ever comes your way.

Thank Compass799555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did Daniel Johnson's Monkey and Sloth Farm then came to this beach afterwards. Swimming area just drops off, not suitable for younger kids. I felt like I had to be on top of things with everything at this place. Even the drinks my daughter...More

Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my boyfriend and I 3rd stop on our cruise. Coming out of the port people are everywhere trying to sell excursions its very overwhelming if you aren't sure what you want to do which we didn't, also if you have limited time and...More

3  Thank Patti M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stop on Carnival Miracle. Took the Beach Bungalow Excursion. Fantastic bungalow with great service and very private. Restaurant and shops close by. Pretty clear water. A definite must do!!

Thank 33nancyl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Renewed our marriage vows here Such pretty place just off the cruise ship carnival magic in port great bars , beach and water activity Highly recommend both hondulus and cruise

Thank frank d
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Bob B
14 September 2018|
Response from JY5150 | Reviewed this property |
Snorkeling in Mahogany isn’t really worth the expenditure of the rental, unless you plan on bringing your own gear, as the area isn’t filled with too much to see. Some see grass, small fish and perhaps a barnacle here and... More
Ree N
30 July 2018|
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Response from HungryTarHeel | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's a problem and like Diane G said, no one asks you where you came from.
28 June 2018|
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Response from Nehaanish |
Free for us! We just walked to the nice clean beach for less than 5 mins from the cruise port. Most of other guests in the magic chairs were stuck for 20 mins when they were loading other passengers. Beach Chairs on the... More
kaytee d
4 May 2018|
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Response from HungryTarHeel | Reviewed this property |
The water was pretty good clarity wise. My wife went snorkelling and was able to see a bunch of fish and a ray. The beer was cold and cheap!