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Athens (Piraeus) to Europe Windstar Wind Star Cruise Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
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Saling past the Pitons (St. Lucia)
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1-10 of 13 Athens (Piraeus) to Europe Windstar Wind Star Cruise Reviews


Gorgeous Sail!

Review for Wind Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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SandBeachGolf
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

This was our fourth Windstar trip. The 3rd on a sailboat. We love the informality of Windstar. If you are looking for a Seaborne experience with butlers and dressy evenings this is probably not for you. We loved the sail as we wanted to get an overview of the islands. Patmos was lovely and not filled with hordes of tourists. I’d love to go back! Santorini has breathtaking views from the island ...
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Sail Date: September 2018

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Fumes, Food, and Grinding

Review for Wind Star to Mediterranean

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plight0
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Very nice cruise--great destinations, most notably smaller islands where big ships couldn't go. Kusadasi was wonderful--dinner at Ephesus was spectactular; food utterly unedible, but setting and light chamber music was extraordinary. Three big problems. Fumes filled the second and first decks on Monday--might have been paint, but more likely adhesives or sealant. Terrible, but no one on ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Cruise was good, management is horrible!

Review for Wind Star to Mediterranean

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bemchi
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The main problem with Windstar, confirmed many times over by other guests onboard, is that their office NEVER responds . If you have an issue, and you will have because they have some serious internal communication issues, forget reaching them by phone, email, mail, or fax. Yes, tried them all. You leave voicemails, they go un-answered. Emails to multiple addresses...forget a response. You ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


Greek Isles Getaway

Review for Wind Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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cerulean.88.sky
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

This Windstar cruise was marvelous and well organized with exceptional service onboard. The room was exactly as advertised, very comfortable and nicely laid out. The food was consistently delicious (I especially liked that we had many options to choose from at each meal--healthy, decadent and in-between). Information on tour times, length of time in each port and the next day’s itinerary was ...
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Sail Date: May 2017

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Fantastic Greek Isles Experience

Review for Wind Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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jackaberlin
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was a 30th anniversary / 60th birthday trip for my wife and I, and up to departure it seemed everything was going wrong. The original departure was Istanbul, then there was an airport bombing and a coup in Turkey! Windstar immediately moved the departure to Athens and issued us a flight credit. We missed out on Turkey, but that was certainly for the best given the circumstances. Hope to go ...
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Sail Date: July 2016


Go for it!

Review for Wind Star to Mediterranean

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slederman
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This was our second Windstar cruise and it did not disappoint. We had made reservations well in advance and noticed that the price was significantly discounted afterwards. After working with our travel agent, the company came through for us and gave us a refund and cabin credit for the difference. Very classy. We sailed from Athens to Istanbul with our 2 teenage daughters. They were concerned ...
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Sail Date: June 2016


Athens to Venice

Review for Wind Star to Mediterranean

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HockeyLady
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

Disappointing end of trip!! The Sea Breeze, the food and the crew were outstanding (Athens to Venice, October 2015) BUT a tour we took in Venice at the end of the trip, supposedly of the little canals, which we feel should have been cancelled due to the weather, time of year (high water levels) and horrible water taxi was not--we paid for one itinerary, got another (a tour of a market and talk ...
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Sail Date: October 2015

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Don't be fooled.

Review for Wind Star to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Jeremy L
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

This trip was my 5th with Windstar Cruises. Since my first trip they have changed owners twice. The new owners have spent time and money renovating the public areas and keeping the cabins up to standard. However there needs to be a lot more effort, time and money spent on the decks to get the ship sailing again. Advising the passengers on the amount of time the sails were up is not sailing. I ...
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Sail Date: August 2013


Athens to Istanbul

Review for Wind Star to Mediterranean

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Fair911
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Our first trip on Windstar . We have been on the Star Clippers at least 4 times and our Travel Agent suggested this when our trip arrangements could not match . Whilst we we enjoyed the destinations Athens to Istanbul and the Greek Islands the Windstar has some issues. These are old but refurbished boats that have had a " powder puff". The cabins are very nice and well laid out with a nice ...
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Sail Date: June 2013

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Wind Star - Western Med

Review for Wind Star to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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barmills
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

As veteran cruisers we're always looking for new ports & new cruising "experiences". Sure, we'd been to Rome before, but how much can you see in 8 hours... this time things would be different... maybe even a little "too" different in some respects. Admittedly our 3 day days our Athens Greece "pre-cruise" was anticipated as a "warm-up" to the real thing... a seven night sailing adventure ...
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Sail Date: October 2010

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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