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Costa Mediterranea
Ranked #1 of 15 Costa Ships
58% 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 Serena
Ranked #1 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 Fortuna
Ranked #3 of 15 Costa Ships
52% 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 Diadema
Ranked #4 of 15 Costa Ships
49% 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 Victoria
Ranked #5 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 #6 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 neoRiviera
Ranked #9 of 15 Costa Ships
42% 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
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