Diamant Cabins

Editor Rating:  3.0
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Why Choose Diamant?

  • A 12-passenger max allows for a social atmosphere
  • Dress code is super-casual -- almost nonexistent
  • The laid-back vibe allows for some real R&R

Diamant Cabins

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Cabins
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For a ship so small, the quality of the staterooms is a pleasant surprise. All six of the staterooms are suites and have air-conditioning, although several people on a recent cruise had problems adjusting their cooling systems. Rooms have portholes (albeit too cloudy to see out of), reading lamps above every bed and 110-volt outlets.

The smallest staterooms, 1 and 2 at the fore of the ship, each have a single upper berth and a bed below that, called a double berth (though the amount of headroom on the lower bunk was so tight that only the most petite will be able to sleep on that size bed). Tall or large passengers may want to skip these rooms. These staterooms have several drawers and hooks for belongings. The other staterooms are larger and have more storage areas. Number 6 -- what a couple (married 51 years) on our cruise called "the honeymoon suite" -- has a true double bed, as well as an upper berth and hooks for clothes. The line's Web site does a pretty good job of showing what the cabins look like.

Windjammer Barefoot Cruises veterans praised the en suite bathrooms, which all have showers that are separate from the toilets. (Apparently, the old Windjammer ships had showers over the toilets.) There were issues with hot water for some, as the hot and cold faucets were opposite from the standard shower. Backed-up toilets were an inconvenience for others. Small hair dryers are included, but you need to bring your own shampoo and conditioner.

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s_l
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Allan Levine
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Sailed February 2017
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SailorJM
Member Since 2007
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Sailed November 2016
New owners' suite was once two smaller cabins. Now very spacious for a tall ship, with a separate and comfortable seating area, queen-sized bed and lots of stowage. Also, four portholes and a well-appointed bathroom.And of course, A/C with in-cabin ... Read more
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s_l
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Sailed four weeks ago
We just came back from a 6 day cruise on Diamant. From the very first moment when Monja welcomed us in Port Louis till the last minute when we sadly had to leave Diamant it has been an incredible trip. Captain Phillip and the crew ... Read more
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Allan Levine
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Sailed February 2017
Great food and service, lovely crew. LOVED our stateroom. Diamant is a goldie-locks ship: not too big not too small. ten passengers only. Highlights were swimming with the sea turtles and waking up to dawn in the eastern Carribean! ... Read more
SailorJM
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My husband and I have sailed on Island Windjammers’ tall ship Diamant 3x before, and love her. First, let me say we much prefer cruising on tall ships, with their intimate atmosphere (no crowds, no lines!), graceful beauty (inside ... Read more
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