Review of Disney Magic deck 9 (Lido-Pools-Spa)
Senses Spa & Salon (11,500 ft2 adults-only complex; Treatment Salon, Sauna, Roman Bath, Relaxation Room, Fitness Center). The Senses Beauty Salon has the following rooms: Smile Spa (teeth whitening), Barber Shop, Chill Spa (Teen Spa/children 13-17 yo), Senses Spa Villas (private suites with own verandah, hot tub, open-air shower)
Quiet Cove Pool (adults-only pool with 2 Whirlpools, 40 loungers with cushions; Cast Members games and entertainment; served by Cove bar), with the “Pirates in the Caribbean” deck party with fireworks (once per cruise). The space is open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m..
Cove Cafe (40 seats adults-only specialty coffee bar, cocktails, complimentary desserts (croissants, chocolate puffs, glazed doughnuts, apple tarts); has TVs, Internet, laptops hire; open noon-midnight; also serves as Library/books, magazines. Specialty teas and coffees are available for a fee. The Quiet Cove venue also has a full bar with assorted scotch, single malt, cognac, martini and wine options a la carte. Teas cost $5 each. Coffees range from $2.50 to $7.50 for Scandinavian coffee with Baileys Irish cream. Cove Cafe is open from 7:00 a.m. to midnight.)
Signals Bar (adults-only poolside bar for snacks and beverages, cocktails, beer; open 12-9 pm. Revamped in 2018, the bar now looks more like an outdoor lounge than a bar, featuring comfy seating. Servers make the rounds to take orders from 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.)
Quarter Masters (video games arcade; open 8 am - 12-midnight). Formerly it was named Edge Club Lounge (for kids 11-14 yo; has an interactive play area with the cruise ship’s bridge replica; flat TVs, dance floor, video games- consoles and computers, karaoke, pizza parties, scavenger hunts, quizzes). Note: The club was relocated from deck 2 during the ship’s 2015 refurbishment.
Goofy’s Family Pool (with 2 Whirlpools, a stage, large LED screen; deck parties; open 8 am - 10 pm, Cast Members entertainment, served by Pinocchio’s Pizzeria), Tennis- Ping Pong and Foosball tables
Mickey’s Pool (kids pool, midship location, with 1-deck high twisting Mickey Slide)
Nephews’ Splash Zone (500 ft2 waterplay area for kids 3 months to 3 yo, with popjets, geysers, features 3 squirting miniboilers looking like Donald’s nephews)
AquaDunk Water Slide (new 3-decks high 212 ft/65 m long high-speed waterslide, featuring a near-vertical launch/floor beneath opens like a trapdoor; has with 63 steps to climb before the slide ride; children must be at least 48″ tall, not allowed are snorkels, cameras, phones)
AquaLab (kids 3 yo and younger interactive waterplay area with 1 freshwater pool, popjets, geysers, bubblers; has the “Twist n’ Spout” waterslide/for kids 38-64″ tall; served by Pete’s Boiler Bites and Daisy’s De-Lites food and drinks bars. Daisy’s De-Lites, situated close to the entrance to Cabanas, serves lighter lunch options: fresh fruit, salads, sandwiches and wraps (grilled chicken, turkey with cranberries) as well as cookies, from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.)
Beverage Station (24-hour free drinks)
Goofy’s Galley (quick service complimentary outdoor fast food restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner/snacks, open 11 am - 7 pm)
Cabanas / Beach Blanket (503 seats 9,460 ft2 complimentary casual outdoor/indoor restaurant/buffet dining by day, table-service by night; American cuisine, sushi, pasta, specialties. Cabanas features a "Finding Nemo" theme and is conveniently situated steps away from the Splash Zone. Breakfast includes made-to-order omelets, bakery treats and meats. The menu for lunch changes often but includes the standard salads, soups, burgers and sandwiches, as well as kid-friendly chicken fingers and mac-n-cheese. For dinner (which is a sit-down setting), guests can order signature dishes off the menus for the Main Dining Room, as well as cooked-to-order items. The buffet occasionally hosts theme nights like after "Pirates of the Caribbean" deck party, with fun foods like make-your-own-crepes and bubble gum ice cream. A special menu is also available on Marvel night. Dining times for each meal vary.
Pinocchio’s Pizzeria (poolside outdoor complimentary restaurant for Lunch and Dinner; open 10:45 am - 6 pm, when in Castaway Cay - 12-3 pm; complimentary 24-hour drinks station nearby. Pinocchio's serves up various slices, of which both gluten-free and vegetarian options are available. The Pizzeria reopens from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for light dinner and from 9:30 p.m. to midnight for a late-night snack. The bar is open from 10:00 a.m. to midnight.)
Pluto's Dog House / Pete’s Boiler Bites (quick service fast food outdoor eatery for Lunch and Dinner- burgers, grills, hotdogs, tacos, sausages, fries; open 11 am - 10 pm)
Eye Scream Treats (Monsters Inc themed ice cream parlor) and Frozone Treats (poolside bar for iced fruit smoothies. Complimentary self-serve ice cream is offered throughout the day. Vanilla and chocolate are served every day, but the venue offers other flavors like strawberry and banana.)
Frozone Treats (ice cream parlor, selling smoothies for a fee. Drinks include the Gazerbeam (mango, pineapple, vanilla yogurt, ginger, lychee and lemon grass), Mode Chai (vanilla soy milk, blueberries and peaches) and Berrilicious Mirage (raspberry yogurt with blueberries, blackberries and raspberries). Prices range between $3.95-$5.25. A selection of bottled and draft beer is also offered. The working hours are 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.).