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Colon (Cristobal) Gourmet Food Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Best ever experience

Review for Star Pride to Caribbean - All

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Rontom1
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

We were looking for a small ship and Wind Star seemed the best choice. We don't care for the mega ships. Star Pride cabins are suites nearly 400 as ft with living area, walk in closet, bathtub mini bar. Lovely lounges are spacious. Entertainment is live music and port talks, a few receptions. Crowd is mellow. No kids. Long days in port with easy on and off as there are only 200 passengers. ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


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

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


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

Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom


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

Cabin Type: Veranda Suite


Ports

Review for Star Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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DenS
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We choice this cruise to go through the Panama Canal and see Costa Rica. Going through the canal was great. The so called "ports" we visited consisted of tendering a zodiac from the ship to a public beach areas. One stop for a ship cookout, 2 ports with absolutely nothing in the so called "town" and one at a public marina. If you wanted to do anything at these stops it required an excursion ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


Aboard the Star Pride - Panama Canal to Costa Rica

Review for Star Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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GARYTHEHITMAN
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is my second review of the "Star Pride" --- my first was the maiden voyage in 2014, immediately after the ship was acquired from Seabourn. I noticed several changes, almost all of which were positive. This 7-night cruise sailed on February 25, 2017 from Colon, with stops in several small ports in Costa Rica. Some recent passengers have complained that the ports are relatively unknown, but ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Panama and Costa Rica

Review for Star Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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elady
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to the areas along the Costa Rica Pacific coast that can be difficult to get to otherwise. Our opinions are probably colored with the horrible treatment from the Windstar headquarters, originally scheduled the cruise for last year but boat ran aground, they waited 2 1/2 weeks to inform us that our cruise was cancelled so it was just 2 days before our ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Not a lot of activities but relaxing

Review for Star Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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Judge Ellen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I selected this cruise because I wanted to go through the Panama Canal. I also liked the idea of a small ship. Fortunately my friend and I were upgraded to a suite, which was very nice. All in all I found it very relaxing. This is not one of the large ships with all kinds of activities, so be prepared to entertain yourself. The Wi-Fi was very expensive and for those who purchased the ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Shipwreck

Review for Star Pride to Panama Canal & Central America

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thesnowfamily
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

By now, it is no longer news that the beautiful Star Pride hit a reef off the Isla de Coiba, Panama, on Tuesday, December 22 at about 6:15 a.m. I was aboard with my husband and two adult daughters when the ship hit the reef. There was a jolt and a tremor that ran through the ship, accompanied by the screech of metal. There was no communication from the bridge to the passengers. Given the ...
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Sail Date: December 2015


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