Pearl Seas Pearl Mist Cruise Reviews

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juliasurgent
Member Since 2013
1 review
11 forum posts
My sister and I sailed March 28, 2017 on Pearl Seas' seventh trip to Cuba. A year earlier, the company had canceled our April 2016 trip at the last minute. Instead, we tried out the ship on the Canadian Maritimes 14 day itinerary, ... Read more
Seminar
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
Cuba is exotic, unique, and a country waiting for it's future. It's people seemed to have a good attitude and if their Chamber Music group is any indication, fabulous talent! Luckily, my favorite small cruise ship was going there. I like ... Read more
Jeanniejo
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We chose this cruise because it circumnavigated the island and could land in ports where larger ships can't. The ship sails full with 210. We sailed with 156. The staff was wonderful. The entertainment( Stevie and Dustie) were decent. They ... Read more
wineguy43
Member Since 2017
1 review
4 helpful votes
Sailed March 2017
Two initial irritations: 1) Luxury price and marketing created luxury level of expectation. Nothing compared to other luxury cruises we have been on except price. Average rooms, average common areas and average food. 2) cruise was ... Read more
tugsmom
Member Since 2009
1 review
Sailed February 2017
Chose because it was a small ship, and we liked the itinerary. All and all, we had a wonderful time. The cruise directors were very enthusiastic and able to deal with everyone in a professional and mature manner. We enjoyed our activities ... Read more
wmcmahon
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
This was a very interesting cruise with excellent program directors and generally good local guides included at each stop. A smaller ship meant visiting many ports other ships cannot enter, no wait at immigration and customs at each ... Read more
Maxine1932
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Good ship to see Cuba. Round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale made it very convenient. Especially liked the "one" seating in the dining room. We met a lot of new friends and were able to hear of their experiences. Shore excursions ... Read more
SCPO
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
Like most of the other reviewers, we wanted to see Cuba before any major impact by USA tourists. Our tour had been canceled twice before we were able to make the trip. Prior to the cruise emails to Pearl Seas "oyster Society" for ... Read more
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Sugar Pie
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
We chose this cruise, because like most Americans, we want to see Cuba before Americans ruin it. We also enjoy smaller ships & this ship promised to stop in many ports, originally about 7. We origingallly signed up for the first ... Read more
drrose
Member Since 2017
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We chose this cruise in order to experience Cuba. The itinerary was changed and we had to spend 6 days sailing around with hardly anything to do on board. The sun deck was half generator making terrible loud noise. There were 2 lounges ... Read more
DSKeyston
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
A cruise to Cuba on a small ship? What a great idea! What a great itinerary. The ship was great. The crew was outstanding. The food was good. The cruise overall was a sad disappointment. We were on the 3rd scheduled ... Read more
Oregonskier
Member Since 2006
1 review
144 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
It was wonderful. Way beyond my expectations. Pearl Seas went all out. There were at least 5 Pearl Seas personal on board. They went on excursions with us and made sure everything went smooth. This was only their second cruise to Cuba ... Read more
fshrldy1
Member Since 2017
1 review
16 helpful votes
We wanted to experience Cuba before it became "touristified." The Pearl Mist is a lovely ship, wonderful service, great staff, very good food. Highlights of the onshore time included the cultural center in Havana, the visit to ... Read more
hamkub
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed January 2017
We wanted to visit Cuba with minimum hassle.Pearl Seas seemed to fit the bill and did not disappoint. The ship was clean, the staff was very attentive and our cabin was extremely comfortable.Embarkation was super easy. No complaints about ... Read more
Bob1945
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
We wanted to go to Cuba before it was invaded by hordes of American's. As it turned-out, this was trip #1 for the Pearl Mist to Cuba. Boarding and dis-embarking the ship was very easy. We book tour's on this ship because the ... Read more
crrhino
Member Since 2013
1 review
21 helpful votes
Sailed January 2017
This was the Pearl Mist's inaugural cruise to Cuba. We wanted to visit Cuba before it became overran with tourist and we prefer smaller ships. We were not disappointed. The ship is small (only 210 passenger capacity), we sailed with 156 ... Read more
Cruising For Experience
Member Since 2016
1 review
17 helpful votes
Wanted to experience Fall Foliage without the driving so narrowed the cruise options between Pearl Seas and Seaborne. We made a mistake. Even though Pearl Seas is priced at the very upper end, the quality of the cruise experience is well ... Read more
Suznut
Member Since 2016
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed October 2016
Like the company and the destination, and smaller cruise lines. The service and concern for our safety was outstanding. The food and wines and appetizers were outstanding. The commarraderie among the staff was evidence that they liked ... Read more
Forestcruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
10 helpful votes
We hadn't received any communication before our cruise, so via our travel agent I asked via email for documentation and received only boarding passes but nothing else and had to ring up Pearl Seas when in Tpronto the day before to find out ... Read more
Sailor-Bob
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
9 helpful votes
This was a Great Lakes cruise, Chicago to Sault St. Marie, through Georgian Bay and Lake Huron, through Erie, the Welland Canal and finishing in Toronto. I love being on a ship, much prefer small ships (this was my max at 210 passenger ... Read more
drpolyp
Member Since 2016
1 review
11 helpful votes
We were on the Pearl Sea Great Lakes Cruise from August 23 to August 29th. We boarded in Midland after a three hour bus ride from Toronto. Trip was around the Great Lakes to Chicago. Our Cabin was one of the five “suites.” ... Read more
LouDoc
Member Since 2014
1 review
10 helpful votes
This was the Pearl Seas 10-11 day Great Lakes Cruise leaving from Toronto and stopping in Niagara Falls, Windsor, Midland, Parry Sound, Little Current, Sault St Marie, Mackinac Island, Muskegon, Holland and Chicago. We are 71 and 65 ... Read more
palix2
Member Since 2016
1 review
12 helpful votes
Sailed July 2016
We took the Pearl Mist from Toronto to Chicago in late June. Both embarkation and disembarkation went extremely smoothly. In fact, getting off and on the ship was surprisingly always easy and very fast. This review comes from the ... Read more
bcblack
Member Since 2016
1 review
8 helpful votes
We travel all the time, and thought a Great Lakes & Georgian Bay (and the stops we would make) sounded like something different. We were happy to find the entire experience; the many people we met, the tours, the food, etc. exceeded ... Read more
apaladini
Member Since 2016
1 review
23 helpful votes
We were on the Great Lakes Georgian Bay Cruise.The ship the Pearl Mist is very dated. According to the brochure it gives the impression that it is only a couple of years old but it was built about 15 years ago and sat unsold until Pearl ... Read more

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