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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 Serena
Costa Serena
Ranked #4 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 #5 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 Pacifica
Ranked #6 of 15 Costa Ships
52% 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 Diadema
Ranked #7 of 15 Costa Ships
50% 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
Costa Victoria
Ranked #8 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 #9 of 15 Costa Ships
47% 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 Deliziosa
Ranked #10 of 15 Costa Ships
45% 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
43% 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 neoRiviera
Ranked #12 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
Costa Favolosa
Ranked #13 of 15 Costa Ships
42% 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 Fascinosa
Ranked #14 of 15 Costa Ships
41% 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
Costa neoClassica
Ranked #15 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
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Costa Member Reviews

48% Loved It

After having made many cruises with mid-class (like Princess, Celebrity) and luxury cruise lines (e.g. Oceania) we wanted to investigate the ... Read more
by Ronald-NL
Travelling independently we flew from Stansted to Trieste airport, which is around an hour from the city. A bus from the airport to the city costs ... Read more
by Col - Hamilton
I’ve finally chosen a cruise with Costa Luminosa after considering the same route, activities onboard, food seletion with other cruise line ... Read more
I chose this cruise because the timing and itinerary worked best for me to relax on a cruise after a land tour. I have never cruised with Costa ... Read more
by HappyHaHa
I chose this cruise thanks to its stops in many Mediterranean islands. Apparently some stops could be avoided as there was nothing interesting to ... Read more
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