If your ideal beach day involves a quiet stretch of powdery shoreline, tranquil waters and plenty of rest and relaxation, you’ve come to the right place. Sure, Perfect Day at CocoCay offers lots of adrenaline-boosting rides and attractions, but thrills aren’t the only way to spend your time ashore. If you want to slow down, work on your tan and spend some time recharging, there’s Chill Island®. Perfect for both couples and families, this area of Perfect Day at CocoCay is the best place to relax and soak up the island vibes. Here’s everything you need to know before you go.
There’s no need to worry about getting ashore early to claim a beach chair and umbrella on Chill Island®. This part of Perfect Day at CocoCay has an abundance of loungers and umbrellas along its shores, and they’re all complimentary. One of the best things to do at Chill Island® if you’re visiting the island with a group of friends or your extended family — or if you want to upgrade your romantic getaway and score a little more privacy for you and your significant other — is to reserve one of the Chill Island® cabanas either before your cruise or once you’ve arrived. Each cabana accommodates up to eight guests and comes with attendant service. Reserving one is a great option for families who want an added level of comfort, or couples looking to elevate their day of relaxation. Just remember they are subject to availability. This list of top 5 most relaxing thing to at Perfect Day at CocoCay provides more information on all the relaxing attractions at Perfect Day at CocoCay from the luxury CocoCay overwater cabanas to the most popular Chill Island® cabanas and much more.
True to its name, Chill Island® is really all about the chill factor — but that doesn’t mean you won’t have the option to break up all that shoreside lounging with a bit of action. There’s a shack nearby where you can rent snorkel equipment to check out some of the vibrant coral reefs located just offshore. Keep an eye out for the friendly Stingrays that call the island home — they’re not shy and don’t mind swimming up close to snorkelers. There’s also a dock in this area where you can join a jet ski tour of the island. You can book water activities ahead of your cruise on Cruise Planner, onboard the cruise ship before you arrive at Perfect Day at CocoCay, or on the island during your time ashore. Just remember that equipment and spots on the tours are subject to availability, so it’s usually recommended to book ahead. If you’ve already booked your cruise and you’re ready to start planning your itinerary for Perfect Day at CocoCay check out Cruise Planner now.
Compared to most of the other areas on Perfect Day at CocoCay, Chill Island® is definitely the most tranquil spot around. But the north end is the calmer and more secluded side, and a preferred pick among couples. The south end has more activity, since that’s where you’ll find the Snorkel Shack and the dock for jet ski tours. All you have to do is pick the side that offers the kind of vibe you’re looking for. This page offers more information on The Top 7 Most Thrilling Things to do at Perfect Day at CocoCay from sliding down the tallest waterslide in North America to zip lining across the island and much more.
One of the best things at Chill Island® is that you don’t really have to leave the area for anything if you don’t want to. Chill Island® boasts the largest restaurant on Perfect Day at CocoCay, Chill Grill, serving a wide range of delicious options tailored to any kind of diet or preference. Think cool, crisp salads, tasty sandwiches, build-your-own tacos, fresh fruit, and grilled favorites like BBQ chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs and more. For dessert, there’s soft-serve ice cream, cookies and brownies. The food is part of the free attractions at Chill Island® and Perfect Day at CocoCay, so make sure you save room for seconds. There’s also a towel station nearby, in case you forgot to grab one on your way off the cruise ship. You’ll find a detailed list of the best restaurants at Perfect Day at CocoCay here, along with information on the complimentary food and drinks on the island.
When you feel it’s time to unwind with an ice-cold brew or your favorite summertime cocktail, you have plenty of options right on Chill Island®. On either end of the beach you’ll find the Wacky Seagull and Wacky Seagull Jr. bars, both serving all your favorite adult drinks. And just offshore, the fan-favorite Floating Bar is easy to spot. All you have to do is swim out to the gently-bobbing tiki hut to enjoy your Coco Loco with a side of sea views. Drink packages purchased on the cruise ship or via Cruise Planner apply on Perfect Day at CocoCay, so all you need to bring is your SeaPass card.
No matter how chill you want to go while visiting Perfect Day at CocoCay, Chill Island® is the ultimate go-to spot for laid-back beach vibes. And with so many options nearby for bites, drinks, and even water activities, you might find yourself wishing you could stay forever. The island’s resident captains Jack and Jill can definitely relate.