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Costa Mediterranea Review

4.0 / 5.0
251 reviews

Costa Mediterranea April 2016, Including Drink Prices and Package Info

Review for the Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on Costa Mediterranea
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Apr 2016
Cabin: Outside Classic

Hi, We are an English couple, 60 years of age who have just completed our first Costa cruise. This was on Costa Mediterranea, 7 days down the Dalmatian coast in late April 2016. To put our comments in context I should add that we have previously cruised with Cunard, MSC, Princess and Celebrity. If you have experience of different cruise lines you will know that each has its own individual character and indeed its own strengths and weaknesses that make it quite difficult to rank them fairly. However one thing is clear, Costa would comfortably come bottom of the list unless of course you were focusing on value for money. In that ranking Costa can easily come to the table.

Our Costa cruise cost £450 pounds each for 7 days. Included in the package was an upgrade from a basement cabin to one with a window (which opened) and a magnificent view of our own personal lifeboat, useful of course should the Captain choose to show off to his girlfriend. In addition we had Easy Jet flights and a two night stay in Mestre (for Venice ) thrown in as a freebie. This is cruising on the “very cheap” indeed. To be fair what should you expect for that money?

So how do Costa do it?

Cabin Review

Outside Classic

Cabin EC

Port Reviews


The best


A big disappointment

Katakolon (Olympia)

Well paced and worth the visit.


Its a nice place


Walled old town a must


Just as good as we expected

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