This was a family cruise. Fifteen of us. Accommodated us all very well in the dining room with two tables next to each other. Also accommodated one vegetarian every night with a special menu. (Cruisers need to make known at time of booking if anyone is a vegetarian). All balcony cabins were good except one. There was a persistent knocking sound. After reporting to reception was moved to another cabin. Went during school holidays but did not really notice any children on board - we did not spend time by the children's pool. All the ports were walking distance - Vigo Oporto Lisbon Guernsey - no need to book excursions we felt. Entertainment was very good. Food was good although puddings a little disappointing. Also the buffet a little disappointing - not much chocolate in the way of cakes! We cruise every year but had five new cruisers in our party. The younger adults in our group said it was nice but were not hooked on cruising. One felt a little sick but soon overcame this.

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Ventura Cruise Review by izzywalker

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: August 2016
  • Destination: Mediterranean
  • Cabin Type: Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower
This was a family cruise. Fifteen of us.

Accommodated us all very well in the dining room with two tables next to each other. Also accommodated one vegetarian every night with a special menu. (Cruisers need to make known at time of booking if anyone is a vegetarian).

All balcony cabins were good except one. There was a persistent knocking sound. After reporting to reception was moved to another cabin.

Went during school holidays but did not really notice any children on board - we did not spend time by the children's pool.

All the ports were walking distance - Vigo Oporto Lisbon Guernsey - no need to book excursions we felt.

Entertainment was very good. Food was good although puddings a little disappointing.

Also the buffet a little disappointing - not much chocolate in the way of cakes!

We cruise every year but had five new cruisers in our party.

The younger adults in our group said it was nice but were not hooked on cruising.

One felt a little sick but soon overcame this.
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Outside Twin with Balcony and Shower
Cabin JD C323
Our balcony was very good
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