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  • Unique opportunities to travel on masted sailing ships
  • Intimate yachts sail to destinations bigger ships can't
  • Attentive service, with a passenger-crew ratio of 1.5 to 1
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86 Windstar Luxury Cruise Reviews

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Dauna
1 Review
Member Since 2016
Our cruise was Naturally Costa Rica. It's SO disappointing to look forward to a cruise, read about all of the ... Read more
mediapro
3 Reviews
Member Since 2011
68 Forum Posts
First a disclaimer. I have enjoyed five cruises on the Paul Gauguin and wanted a fair comparison between PG and the ... Read more
itsnowjoke
1 Review
Member Since 2013
17 Forum Posts
It's not my goal to tear Windstar to pieces, but my latest cruise on the Star Breeze was somewhat bizarre and ... Read more
thawoutnow
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our first Windstar non-sailing experience and I came back impressed with the week in the Caribbean. With ... Read more
CP2846
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We just returned home form our 4th Windstar cruise. This was our first on the newly fitted power yacht, Star Legend. I ... Read more

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stcruise
4 Reviews
Member Since 2009
483 Forum Posts
This was our 7th Windstar cruise, but first time on the Surf. Travelling with us was my mother (88 years old) and two ... Read more
sealord
1 Review
Member Since 2007
2,559 Forum Posts
The cruise began in the routine Windstar fashion with efficient and friendly service. The first person we encountered, ... Read more
Dottie dog
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We have cruised with sea dream 3x and Seabourn twice, so our comparison is to those, not larger ships. We were ... Read more
genine@jerseycape
1 Review
Member Since 2016
1 Forum Post
First- We were informed a couple days before our vacation was to start that our cruise was cancelled. I asked to be ... Read more
kenkbmw
1 Review
Member Since 2016
I have been on a few cruises (large and small) and by far this was my favorite. I had some concerns that it would be ... Read more

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the skipster
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This was our second New Year's cruise with Windstar & we love the casual atmosphere that you find on board. Last ... Read more
sgold1b
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We set sail on the Star Legend Dec.19 with great expectations of a high end cruise experience. Unfortunately it was ... Read more
zimmgold
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was my second Windstar cruise and it did not live up to the first. Two of us sailed on the Windsurf in March and ... Read more
thesnowfamily
1 Review
Member Since 2015
12/15
By now, it is no longer news that the beautiful Star Pride hit a reef off the Isla de Coiba, Panama, on Tuesday, ... Read more
menea
1 Review
Member Since 2009
14 Forum Posts
Want to start by saying our whole vacation was AWESOME! We started early Friday morning traveling to DCA to catch our ... Read more

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George's Girl
1 Review
Member Since 2012
12 Forum Posts
The cruise seemed to be starting off well with smooth and efficient boarding (at least on the cruise line's part -- the ... Read more
remery
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We boarded the "yacht", capacity 212, to sail south to and through the panama canal. There were numerous ... Read more
russg140
16 Reviews
Member Since 2005
246 Forum Posts
You might notice that I have written several (read as "a lot") of cruise reviews, having been traveling with ... Read more
Strenz
5 Reviews
Member Since 2011
337 Forum Posts
About us: We have been on 18 Windstar sailing yachts and we were leery of trying the motor yachts but we are so glad we ... Read more
Speedyg955
1 Review
Member Since 2016
This trip was a present to myself for retiring after 42 years of teaching. It was not a disappointment. I had a ... Read more

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Vacanza
1 Review
Member Since 2015
If not for the crew, food and beverage servers, and our room steward, our first Windstar "Luxury Cruising" ... Read more
kswald
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
5 Forum Posts
What can corporate Windstar be thinking? Just got off the Star Legend, the most dangerous and old ship I have ever ... Read more
ClubSuzi
1 Review
Member Since 2015
First time on a small ship (146 passengers on a ship that holds 212) and did not miss the "floating city" ... Read more
G&S2C
1 Review
Member Since 2008
10 Forum Posts
With much anticipation and a positive attitude we boarded the Star Breeze recently. We love the tall ships but ... Read more
HockeyLady
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Disappointing end of trip!! The Sea Breeze, the food and the crew were outstanding (Athens to Venice, October 2015) ... Read more

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