Become a Cruise Insider
Tips, deals and more in your inbox.
Your Ultimate Cruise Guide

Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Filter reviews by:
Your selections (clear selections):
Costa x
First-Time Cruisers x
Costa Cruises
Costa Cruises
Cruise Critic Overview
  • Multinational passenger makeup
  • Commitment to new builds and refurbishments, including 2014's Diadema
  • Long history of cruising European market
  • Read full overview >>

83 Costa First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

Cruiser rating
Excellent
39
Very Good
17
Average
10
Poor
7
Terrible
5
See reviews for
Family Cruises
Family Cruises
209
First-Time Cruisers
First-Time Cruisers
83
Senior Cruises
Senior Cruises
51
Romantic Cruises
Romantic Cruises
46
Rating Summary
Dining
Public Rooms
Cabin
Entertainment
Value for Money
Service
Butlins at Sea CPM1771
04/15
I was a little anxious about this cruise, but it was booked by my wife's parents as a present for the family and I had ... Read more
One-of-a-Kind CNY eason.chan
04/15
I have a wonderful trip with my wife and kids during Chinese New Year this year. Our family went on Costa ... Read more
04/15
I travelled with Costa and it was my first cruise experience. It was a short getaway with my JC friends as we wanted to ... Read more
Everyone who complained about the cruise ( mostly the food ) said I couldn't really be objective about this ship as I ... Read more
It's Italian! garyed2626
03/15
The thing to remember is that this is an Italian ship. Although it departed from Miami, it is an Italian ship. Most the ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

Not rated
03/15
Our recent cruise on Costa Cruise line’s 11 day Caribbean Cruise was not a positive experience. While we found ... Read more
This was our first ever cruise and hence our first review on this site. A couple of earlier reviews of this ship on ... Read more
First-time cruiser… Firstly – some positives. Embarkation at Barcelona was extremely efficient. Ship ... Read more
12/14
I had cabin 7395 on the Costa Fascinosa (Venice to Venice - November, 2014 ) which was nice size, comfortable and had a ... Read more
10/14
This was our first cruise so we didn't have anything to compare other than we have stayed in good class hotels all over ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

10/14
This was the first time my husband and I had taken a cruise. The good points first! We spent a couple of days in ... Read more
I booked a cruise on the Costa Fascinosa for my wife and I, and our 12 year old son. This was our first cruise as a ... Read more
09/14
so here I am again with my reviews,i tell it as it is ,im not petty I just want a nice holiday the costa classica was ... Read more
The first cruising trip with my boyfriend. We were so excited for it. This was something we longed for a very long ... Read more
We went into this not knowing what to expect. Let me hit a few of the highlights from the experience. ****Pros**** ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

I wish I had read some of the reviews here before we embarked on our first ever cruise!!  It was awful!! Our ... Read more
It did not start well - an overnight flight from the UK which was very squashed and uncomfortable (Emirates. VERY ... Read more
It is a good cruise Standardnut
03/14
Don't knock it till you try it. This is our second Costa cruise in two years. Our first one was the most fun we had and ... Read more
Rincewind42
03/14
The Costa Atlantica has recently started operating out of Shanghai, targeting the Chinese market. One of my wife's ... Read more
03/14
We travelled as a family of 6, my parents, my husband and I and our 2 children aged 8 & 3. We arrived into ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

02/14
After reading a lot of the reviews on this website concerning Costa, we were very worried about how our cruise holiday ... Read more
Good for first timers Buttes Chaumont
01/14
We are a young couple and this was our first cruise visiting Stockholm, Helsinki, St Petersburg, Tallin, Riga, ... Read more
This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect and this lengthy account of our experience is to help ... Read more
We were so impressed by the friendly staff on this cruise who always greeted and smiled. Nothing was too much trouble. ... Read more
10/13
We have just returned from 7 nights on the Costa Mediterranea. This was our first cruise and we were really nervous. ... Read more

Compare Prices on Costa Cruises

Sponsored links

Sponsored links

Thank You For Signing Up!

Please Note: To ensure delivery of your free e-letters, please add news@cruisecritic.com to your address book.
We're committed to protecting your privacy and will not rent or sell your e-mail address. By proceeding, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.