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About Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises is a European experience that primarily is geared toward Europeans. Costa Cruises is well-known for its Italian ambience onboard, vibrant entertainment and Samsara Spa, one of the best at sea.

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Costa Fascinosa
Costa Fascinosa

10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

108 Reviews
Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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Costa Firenze
Costa  Firenze

10 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

1 Review
Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Dec 28, 2021
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Costa Diadema
Costa Diadema

14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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Costa Luminosa
Costa Luminosa

6 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Feb 28, 2022
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14 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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14 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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7 Night
Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Dec 23, 2021
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12 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Lisbon
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Nov 19, 2022
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11 Night
North Europe CruiseDetails

Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jul 21, 2022
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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7 Night
North Europe CruiseDetails

Leaving:Stockholm
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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18 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Santos
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Apr 13, 2022
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10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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7 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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10 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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14 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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127 Night
127 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 6, 2023
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 3, 2022
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7 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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20 Night
Persian Gulf Cruise - AirDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 18, 2022
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
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116 Night
116 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 11, 2023
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4 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Nov 26, 2022
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7 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Oct 18, 2022
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Who goes on Costa cruise ships?

On European itineraries, Costa attracts mostly passengers from Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and the U.K. North Americans are a minority. On Caribbean cruises, the demographics are still geared strongly toward European travelers with a larger smattering of North Americans. Cruises originating in Chinese ports cater exclusively to Chinese passengers.

Costa's ships also appeal to a wide range of ages, from 20-something first-time cruisers to retirees, and its fun, active vibe attracts a strong family audience, though the "Neo" ships are adults-only and attract an older crowd.

Do I have to dress up on a Costa cruise?

No, there are no enforced dress codes, just suggestions: casual, informal and formal. You'll never need a tuxedo or ball gown, even on formal nights. With that said, most people will dress up per the recommendations (i.e., jacket and ties on formal nights for men and cocktail dresses for women), and Italians do tend to be effortlessly stylish, generally speaking, so it's worth making some effort.

Is everything free on Costa cruises?

No, there are lots of extras. The cruise fare pretty much only includes your accommodations, meals in select restaurants and tea and coffee. Extras include gratuities, beverages, ice cream, specialty coffees and tea, specialty dining, shore excursions, spa treatments and retail shop purchases.

What are Costa’s most popular activities?

By day, unless the ship is in port, most people gravitate to the pool, which can be both noisy and crowded. Popular activities, on most ships, include 4D cinemas, a Grand Prix simulator, laser mazes and the Samsara Spa and gym. Evenings are all about dining, bars, shows in the theater and to an extent, the casino.

Why go with Costa?

  • Big, colorful ships with nonstop entertainment onboard
  • In Europe, rolling embarkation, so you choose where you begin and end your cruise
  • Multinational passenger makeup

Best for: Young cruisers and families, party animals and cruisers on a budget

Not for: The shy and retiring; anyone looking for American-style cruising

Costa Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Perfectly fine and met expectations

You are allocated a ship arrival time and if you respect it and is seemed folks did, the whole process is over in no time with zero waiting.Folks need to remember that you're often paying less than 50% of other lines to be on a Costa cruise.Read More
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ani4ani

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Lack of information and contradictions -

We are not anti-Costa as all of our 12+ cruises have been with the Carnival family of cruise lines including a previous Costa cruise.Further, Costa Club specials were not specific as to where they applied - especially ice creams specials.Read More
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DG7620

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

COVID Management like a Jail

Costa guests are NOT allowed to go alone from the board (in other Cruise companies is this allowed).You feel like in jail if you go with COSTA!Read More
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erich52

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Worse Cruise Ever

2) We requested a cabin for four, but it was a cabin for three max with a foldaway bed thrown in.Getting past another member in the cabin required crawling over the foldaway bed or find a tiny space to stand to the side.Read More
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BONES49

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

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