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Best Small Cruise Ships for Entertainment

2015 Cruisers’ Choice for Cruise Critic
Entertainment was incredible - most elaborate sets and production we have ever seen on a ship. As expected, all were with the great wholesome Disney touches, but always had a few adult jokes thrown in. 
Read stbiss's Disney Dream Review!
The "Pirates In The Caribbean" deck party after Castaway Cay was very popular - I was impressed with the lengths to which some passengers went to become authentic swashbucklers! 
Read phantompiper's Disney Magic Review!
The entertainment on the ship was quite good; better than expected for a ship of that size. The sea days featured Ukelele lessons by Elua, a Latin dance workout, and ballroom dance lessons... 
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The best small cruise ships for entertainment chosen by cruisers. All rankings are based on member review ratings for cruises taken in 2014.
Rating: 4.3
Pacific Princess (Image)
If you like to gamble, visit the expansive casino aboard the Pacific Princess.
Rating: 4.3
Azamara Journey (Image)
The main venue, Celebrity Cabaret, is a lovely, intimate little show lounge.
Rating: 4.3
Crystal Symphony (Image)
The Galaxy Lounge is perfectly placed to draw a crowd for nightly amusement.
Rating: 4.1
Azamara Quest (Image)
Looking Glass lounge has it all -- a dance floor, card tables and Nintendo Wii.
Rating: 4.1
Wind Surf (Image)
There is a fold out marina that allows for fun watersports when docked.
Rating: 4.0
Crystal Serenity (Image)
Rating: 3.9
Paul Gauguin (Image)
The Paul Gauguin is home to a state-of-the-art retractable Watersports Marina.
Rating: 3.8
Insignia (Image)
Artists can practice painting, sketching and collage making in the Artist Loft.
Rating: 3.8
Regatta (Image)
Options range from classical concerts under the stars to laugh-out loud comedy.
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