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7 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Mykonos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Mykonos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Santorini
  • Day 6
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 7
    Nafplion
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Wind Star - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Romantic four-mast sailing ship with exceptional service.

Cons

Lack of daytime activities and nighttime entertainment.

Bottom Line

Perfect for adventurous travelers and sailing enthusiasts who prefer to go off the beaten path.

Reviews

Wind Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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    Still water, coffee, and tea
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2019 Best for Public Rooms

21 Night
Expedition Cruise

Leaving:
Lisbon
Visiting:
Antigua, St. Maarten ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Lisbon
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Antigua
  • Day 15
    St. Maarten
  • Day 16
    Charlestown
  • Day 17
    Roseau
  • Day 18
    St. Lucia
  • Day 19
    Iles des Saintes
  • Day 20
    St. Barts
  • Day 21
    St. Kitts
  • Day 22
    St. Maarten
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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    Main dining room and/or buffet
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    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
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2019 Best for Service

7 Night
South Pacific Cruise

Cruise Critic Favorite
Leaving:
Tahiti
Visiting:
Moorea, Raiatea ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 2
    Moorea
  • Day 3
    Raiatea
  • Day 4
    Raiatea
  • Day 4
    Tahaa
  • Day 5
    Bora Bora
  • Day 6
    Bora Bora
  • Day 7
    Huahine
  • Day 8
    Tahiti (Papeete)
Ship Details

Wind Spirit - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Small size and stellar service make you feel like you're on your own private yacht

Cons

No night life, with exception of a musical duo and a tiny casino

Bottom Line

A great fit for its home base of French Polynesia

Reviews

Wind Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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25 Night
Expedition Cruise

Leaving:
Lisbon
Visiting:
St. Maarten, St. Barts ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Lisbon
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    St. Maarten
  • Day 16
    St. Barts
  • Day 17
    Virgin Gorda
  • Day 18
    Cruising
  • Day 19
    Cruising
  • Day 20
    Bonaire
  • Day 21
    Curacao
  • Day 22
    Aruba
  • Day 23
    Cruising
  • Day 24
    Cartagena (Spain)
  • Day 25
    Cruising
  • Day 26
    Colon (Cristobal)
Ship Details

Wind Star - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Romantic four-mast sailing ship with exceptional service.

Cons

Lack of daytime activities and nighttime entertainment.

Bottom Line

Perfect for adventurous travelers and sailing enthusiasts who prefer to go off the beaten path.

Reviews

Wind Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
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  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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7 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Nafplion, Mykonos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Nafplion
  • Day 3
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Kusadasi
  • Day 5
    Patmos
  • Day 6
    Santorini
  • Day 7
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Wind Star - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Romantic four-mast sailing ship with exceptional service.

Cons

Lack of daytime activities and nighttime entertainment.

Bottom Line

Perfect for adventurous travelers and sailing enthusiasts who prefer to go off the beaten path.

Reviews

Wind Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Dining

10 Night
Canada / New England Cruise

Leaving:
Boston
Visiting:
Bar Harbor, Halifax ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Boston
  • Day 2
    Bar Harbor
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Halifax
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
  • Day 7
    Gaspe
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Skagen
  • Day 10
    Quepos
  • Day 11
    Montreal
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best Overall

10 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Nafplion, Mykonos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Nafplion
  • Day 3
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Porto Empedocle
  • Day 5
    Kusadasi
  • Day 6
    Patmos
  • Day 7
    Rhodes
  • Day 8
    Aghios Nikolaos
  • Day 9
    Santorini
  • Day 10
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 11
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Dining

10 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Rome
Visiting:
Ponza, Sorrento ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
  • Day 2
    Ponza
  • Day 3
    Sorrento
  • Day 4
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 5
    Malta (Valletta)
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Fiskardo
  • Day 8
    Isla Margarita
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Milos
  • Day 10
    Santorini
  • Day 11
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Fitness & Recreation

14 Night
Transatlantic Cruise

Leaving:
Lisbon
Visiting:
Antigua, St. Maarten ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Lisbon
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Antigua
  • Day 15
    St. Maarten
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Public Rooms

8 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Lisbon
Visiting:
Seville , Gibraltar ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Lisbon
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Seville
  • Day 4
    Gibraltar
  • Day 5
    Malaga
  • Day 6
    Almeria
  • Day 7
    Cartagena (Colombia)
  • Day 8
    Palma de Mallorca
  • Day 9
    Barcelona
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
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  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Dining

11 Night
Canada / New England Cruise

Leaving:
New York
Visiting:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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    New York (Manhattan)
  • Day 2
    Philadelphia
  • Day 3
    Philadelphia
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Charleston
  • Day 6
    Charleston
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Bimini
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Samana and Cayo Levantado
  • Day 12
    San Juan
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best for Dining

11 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Isla Margarita, Katakolon ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 2
    Isla Margarita
  • Day 3
    Katakolon (Olympia)
  • Day 4
    Chania
  • Day 5
    Santorini
  • Day 6
    Mykonos
  • Day 7
    Kusadasi
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Istanbul
  • Day 10
    Istanbul
  • Day 11
    Lemnos
  • Day 12
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best for Public Rooms

8 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Venice
Visiting:
Rovinj, Split ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Venice
  • Day 2
    Rovinj
  • Day 3
    Split
  • Day 4
    Dubrovnik
  • Day 5
    Kotor
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Taormina (Messina)
  • Day 8
    Sorrento
  • Day 9
    Rome (Civitavecchia)
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Fitness & Recreation

10 Night
South Pacific Cruise

Leaving:
Tahiti
Visiting:
Tahiti, Rangiroa ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 4
    Rangiroa
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Tahaa
  • Day 7
    Bora Bora
  • Day 8
    Bora Bora
  • Day 9
    Huahine
  • Day 10
    Moorea
  • Day 10
    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 11
    Tahiti (Papeete)
Ship Details

Wind Spirit - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Small size and stellar service make you feel like you're on your own private yacht

Cons

No night life, with exception of a musical duo and a tiny casino

Bottom Line

A great fit for its home base of French Polynesia

Reviews

Wind Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Entertainment

11 Night
South Pacific Cruise

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Tahiti
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    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 4
    Rangiroa
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Tahaa
  • Day 6
    Raiatea
  • Day 7
    Raiatea
  • Day 8
    Bora Bora
  • Day 9
    Bora Bora
  • Day 10
    Huahine
  • Day 11
    Moorea
  • Day 11
    Tahiti (Papeete)
  • Day 12
    Tahiti (Papeete)
Ship Details

Wind Spirit - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Small size and stellar service make you feel like you're on your own private yacht

Cons

No night life, with exception of a musical duo and a tiny casino

Bottom Line

A great fit for its home base of French Polynesia

Reviews

Wind Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Dining

12 Night
Canada / New England Cruise

Leaving:
New York
Visiting:
Newport, Portland ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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    New York (Manhattan)
  • Day 2
    Newport
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Portland (Maine)
  • Day 4
    Bar Harbor
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Halifax
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
  • Day 9
    Gaspe
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Quepos
  • Day 12
    Quepos
  • Day 13
    Montreal
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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10 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Nafplion, Mykonos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Nafplion
  • Day 3
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Porto Empedocle
  • Day 5
    Kusadasi
  • Day 6
    Patmos
  • Day 7
    Rhodes
  • Day 8
    Aghios Nikolaos
  • Day 9
    Santorini
  • Day 10
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 11
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Wind Star - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Romantic four-mast sailing ship with exceptional service.

Cons

Lack of daytime activities and nighttime entertainment.

Bottom Line

Perfect for adventurous travelers and sailing enthusiasts who prefer to go off the beaten path.

Reviews

Wind Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best for Dining

12 Night
Canada / New England Cruise

Leaving:
Montreal
Visiting:
Quepos, Quepos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Montreal
  • Day 2
    Quepos
  • Day 3
    Quepos
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Gaspe
  • Day 6
    Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island)
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Halifax
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Bar Harbor
  • Day 11
    Provincetown
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Newport
  • Day 13
    New York (Manhattan)
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best for Dining

7 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Mykonos, Kusadasi ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Mykonos
  • Day 3
    Kusadasi
  • Day 4
    Patmos
  • Day 5
    Santorini
  • Day 6
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 7
    Nafplion
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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2019 Best Overall

7 Night
South Pacific Cruise

Leaving:
Noumea
Visiting:
Cairns,
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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    Noumea
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cairns
Ship Details

Wind Spirit - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Small size and stellar service make you feel like you're on your own private yacht

Cons

No night life, with exception of a musical duo and a tiny casino

Bottom Line

A great fit for its home base of French Polynesia

Reviews

Wind Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.5
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Dining

18 Night
Expedition Cruise

Leaving:
New York
Visiting:
Philadelphia, Philadelphia ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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  • Day 1
    New York (Manhattan)
  • Day 2
    Philadelphia
  • Day 3
    Philadelphia
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Charleston
  • Day 6
    Charleston
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Bimini
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
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  • Day 11
    Samana and Cayo Levantado
  • Day 12
    San Juan
  • Day 13
    Island of Mozambique
  • Day 14
    St. Barts
  • Day 15
    Little Bay
  • Day 16
    Roseau
  • Day 17
    St. Lucia
  • Day 18
    Grenada
  • Day 19
    Barbados
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
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    Soda and Juice
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11 Night
Caribbean Cruise

Leaving:
St. Maarten
Visiting:
St. Barts, Virgin Gorda ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    St. Maarten
  • Day 2
    St. Barts
  • Day 3
    Virgin Gorda
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Bonaire
  • Day 7
    Curacao
  • Day 8
    Aruba
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Cartagena (Spain)
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Colon (Cristobal)
Ship Details

Wind Star - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Romantic four-mast sailing ship with exceptional service.

Cons

Lack of daytime activities and nighttime entertainment.

Bottom Line

Perfect for adventurous travelers and sailing enthusiasts who prefer to go off the beaten path.

Reviews

Wind Star Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.5
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.5

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Fitness & Recreation

8 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Barcelona
Visiting:
Palma de Mallorca, Cartagena ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Barcelona
  • Day 2
    Palma de Mallorca
  • Day 3
    Cartagena (Colombia)
  • Day 4
    Almeria
  • Day 5
    Malaga
  • Day 6
    Tangier
  • Day 7
    Seville
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Lisbon
Ship Details

Wind Surf - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Laid-back yacht feel; unique watersports platform; fantastic deck barbecue; friendly crew

Cons

No balcony cabins; food and service hit and miss; stairwells and passageways feel tired

Bottom Line

Intimate seven-sail ship with low-key entertainment; needs improvements to dining options

Reviews

Wind Surf Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service3.5
Value4.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Dining

7 Night
Greece Cruise

Leaving:
Athens
Visiting:
Nafplion, Mykonos ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Athens (Piraeus)
  • Day 2
    Nafplion
  • Day 3
    Mykonos
  • Day 4
    Kusadasi
  • Day 5
    Patmos
  • Day 6
    Santorini
  • Day 7
    Monemvasia, Greece
  • Day 8
    Athens (Piraeus)
Ship Details

Star Pride - Windstar Cruises

Pros

Spacious suites and bathrooms, James Beard-influenced cuisine

Cons

Ship decor appears dated in cabins and public areas; limited entertainment

Bottom Line

Intimate feel and upscale details make Star Pride a nice choice for port-intensive cruises

Reviews

Star Pride Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins5.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Value

7 Night
Mediterranean Cruise

Leaving:
Barcelona
Visiting:
Port Vendres, Sanary-Sur-Mer ... see more
Cruise Line:
Windstar Cruises
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