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Colon (Cristobal) to the Caribbean Cruise Reviews
Cruiser Rating
4.0
Very Good
24 reviews
Most helpful review
Some disappointing features
"We were excited about this cruise, having been on a cruise on the Royal Clipper several years ago and expecting it to be a similar experience. We were disappointed that it wasn't. Prior to the cruise the admin..."Read More
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Mocamps

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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1-10 of 24 Colon (Cristobal) to the Caribbean Cruise Reviews


Very poor since switched to Monarch much bigger and older ship, horrible cabin!

Review for Zenith to Caribbean - Southern

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LaraKZ

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We did as a couple the same cruise 3 years ago with Pullman`s Zenith and even if we would not expect luxury from this company overall the trip was nice. Being in Panama again and counting this is the only option to take a cruise in Colon we decided to show the same itinerary to our kids but what a let down this time.. Starting with the basics - the cabin. Booking rather late the best we ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Departure Port: Dover

Traveled with children

5 Helpful Votes


Some disappointing features

Review for Wind Star to Caribbean - Eastern

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Mocamps

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We were excited about this cruise, having been on a cruise on the Royal Clipper several years ago and expecting it to be a similar experience. We were disappointed that it wasn't. Prior to the cruise the admin left a lot to be desired as we didn't get any final documentation until a few days before we left despite having paid in full when we booked. Although loyal Windstar cruisers on CC ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

22 Helpful Votes


Daylight Passage of the Panama Canal

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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CruiseOrLand

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Whichever direction your cruise is traveling through the canal, you will be flying into or out of the Pacific Ocean end of the canal, Panama City. Since we were going towards the Pacific, our Embarcation was in Colon, about 1 ½ hours from Panama City. Windstar notified us a couple of weeks in advance that they needed to do some maintenance just before our boarding, so the Embarkation would be ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite

6 Helpful Votes


Blissful Week

Review for Wind Star to Caribbean - Eastern

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grundle

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I are in our 60s and have traveled around the world creating our own itineraries and arranging our own transportation. We never thought cruising was for us but in the last few years we have sampled several medium to large ships with friends (Royal Caribbean, Princess, Carnival). The Panama Canal transit with WindStar seemed a pleasant way to experience a small ship ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

7 Helpful Votes


Great Staff, Poor Management, Older Ship Needing Upgrades

Review for Wind Star to Caribbean - Eastern

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Mark Whitman

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

I love Windstar’s small-boat (148 passengers) approach to cruising, but I found this particular boat, their flagship, to be lacking and I was also dismayed by several avoidable missteps by the ship’s management. The destinations are a wonderful experience. The Panama Canal, Panama City and Costa Rica in January are absolutely must-do experiences. The destinations are 5+. Windstar (really ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

26 Helpful Votes


Disappointing, Embarrassing

Review for Silver Wind to Caribbean - All

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Traveler805

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We've cruised with Silversea about a dozen times. Unfortunately, this one is at the bottom of the ranking list. We convinced another couple to join us. For three days after reporting it, they endured a fire alarm that went off several times a day and water leaking through a ceiling light fixture. I finally intervened and helped get them moved to another suite. I made it very clear Silversea ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite

8 Helpful Votes


Nice staff but mediocre attention to detail. Liability waiting to happen.

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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Janwhichard

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to see the Panama Canal and we wanted to go somewhere for Christmas. The dates and itinerary on Windstar fit that desire. Getting to Colon Panama is easy from Panama City. But Colon itself is digusting so dont look to do anything but go to the pier. Embarkation is fine. The rooms are large. We were in 315 which is BS-1 category. There is a Juliet ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Departure Port: Dover

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite

6 Helpful Votes


Good Cruise but not for the Overly Hygienic

Review for Zenith to Caribbean - All

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racman54

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because it left from Colon Panama where and we were visiting friends in Panama. The itinerary was original too. Colon, Cartagena, Colombia, and the ABC islands. As I am learning Spanish, this cruise was a great language immersion experience for me too. The fact that alcoholic drinks were included in the already low price was also a positive. However, the service was ...
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Sail Date: June 2017

Departure Port: Dover

45 Helpful Votes


The Cruise From Hell

Review for Tere Moana to Caribbean - All

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hallerico

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We booked an 8 day cruise on the Tere Moana, Mar. 11-19, beginning in Colon, Panama and ending in St. Maarten. On the first day we were notified that we would not be sailing until the next day to allow the swells to diminish from Colon to Cartagena. We were also told we wouldn't be stopping in Les Saintes due to losing a day of travel. The swells didn't get smaller, so we sailed anyway. After ...
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Sail Date: March 2016

Departure Port: Dover

13 Helpful Votes


Great Cultural Immersion Cruise - Excellent Ship, Great Staff, Terrifi

Review for Vision of the Seas to Caribbean - Southern

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WAYFARING STRANGER

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We had a terrific time on this Latin American cultural immersion cruise. There was Latin music to dance to every night. I don't speak Spanish, but all of the Royal Caribbean staff spoke English and we thoroughly enjoyed the Latin American influenced food. The entertainment was excellent, and we loved the acrobatic aerial show in the Centrum. The food in the main dining room was outstanding, and we ...
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Sail Date: April 2014

Departure Port: Dover

2 Helpful Votes


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