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Costa Mediterranea
Ranked #1 of 15 Costa Ships
59% Loved It
  • Pro: This ship does what Italy does best -- pasta and partying -- with an exuberant attitude
  • Con: If you expect an American ship, you will be frustrated -- by the pizza, coffee and multilingual crowd
  • Bottom line: A great ship if you want to feel like you've really left the U.S. behind
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 2,114
Costa Magica
Ranked #3 of 15 Costa Ships
55% Loved It
  • Spacious cabins are comfortable and classy
  • More than 5,500 Italian works of art onboard
  • Tasty international fare at Bellagio Buffet
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 2,702
Costa Pacifica
Ranked #4 of 15 Costa Ships
53% Loved It
  • Two-deck Samsara Spa is beautiful
  • Music theme creates jazzy onboard ambience
  • Two covered pools make ship a good winter choice
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,930
Costa Fortuna
Ranked #5 of 15 Costa Ships
53% Loved It
  • European experience with American comforts
  • Elegant breakfast buffet in main dining room
  • Multiple entertainment options in cozy lounges
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 2,702
Costa Serena
Costa Serena
Ranked #6 of 15 Costa Ships
53% Loved It
  • Casual, informal style with no need for tuxedos
  • Samsara's spa cabins and spa restaurant
  • Two of four pools feature retractable roofs
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,930
Costa Victoria
Costa Victoria
Ranked #7 of 15 Costa Ships
49% Loved It
  • Stylish Northern Italian decor & modern facilities
  • Romantic, candle-light dining on formal nights
  • Planetarium bar great for quiet cocktails
  • Launched: 1996; Passengers: 1,928
Costa neoRomantica
Ranked #8 of 15 Costa Ships
46% Loved It
  • Multinational guests and crew
  • Some two-story cabins with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Squok Club has innovative children's programs
  • Launched: 1993; Passengers: 1,800
Costa Diadema
Ranked #9 of 15 Costa Ships
45% Loved It
  • Pro: Traveling through Europe surrounded by Europeans
  • Con: Lack of port information, plus extra charges for items such as water with dinner
  • Bottom Line: Be prepared to go local or the ship's lively Italian vibe could drive you loco
  • Launched: 2014; Passengers: 3,693
Costa Deliziosa
Ranked #10 of 15 Costa Ships
44% Loved It
  • Samsara Spa is one of cruising's best
  • Smaller design still offers mega-ship features
  • Sails annual world cruise with international passenger mix
  • Launched: February 2010; Passengers: 2,260
Costa Luminosa
Ranked #11 of 15 Costa Ships
44% Loved It
  • Vibrant nightlife that lasts from dusk to (almost) dawn
  • Fabulous pizza and pasta
  • Relatively liberal policies for smokers
  • Launched: 2009; Passengers: 2,260
Costa Favolosa
Ranked #12 of 15 Costa Ships
43% Loved It
  • Fourth ship in Costa's Concordia class
  • Plenty of bars, lounges and discos
  • Teen area has PlayStations, dance club & 4D cinema
  • Launched: July 2011; Passengers: 2,968
Costa neoClassica
Ranked #13 of 15 Costa Ships
41% Loved It
  • Passenger mix is highly international
  • Gorgeous sculptures, paintings & murals
  • Standard cabins are larger than average
  • Launched: 1991; Passengers: 1,302
Costa neoRiviera
Ranked #14 of 15 Costa Ships
38% Loved It
  • Pro: Destination-intensive itineraries make this a good choice for cruisers who sail mainly for ports
  • Con: Older ship caters to Europeans; North Americans might have trouble with European-style service
  • Bottom line: An interesting alternative for cruisers who want a quiet ship and longer port stops.
  • Launched: 1999; Passengers: 1,248
Costa Fascinosa
Ranked #15 of 15 Costa Ships
38% Loved It
  • Large, plentiful dance floors throughout the ship
  • Smaller cabins dedicated to single travelers
  • Two of four pools feature retractable roofs
  • Launched: Spring 2012; Passengers: 2,962
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Costa Member Reviews

48% Loved It

This cruise was not much fun for English speaking guests. No tv channels except news, no movies, slow old ship that spent too much time at sea and ... Read more
by nirupalawrence
Just returned from a cruise. This time with Costa, the Costa Pacifica. My wife and I are cruising enthusiasts. We have travelled on several ... Read more
by 7+1long hoots
We found a last minute offer that was ideal as we live fairly close to Venice To get to Venice we travelled in an Austrian Rail bus that dropped ... Read more
by DiscoVolante
We have cruised with Costa before and had enjoyable trips, however not this one! In a nutshell they appear to be cruising with economy. We boarded ... Read more
by surreychap
My best friend and I jumped on this cruise in March 2016, we embarked on Sydney and disembarked in Dubai. The ship is beautiful, and isn't to big, ... Read more
by DionneJ
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