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Sirena Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
240 reviews
8 Awards

Nice Cruise with Terrible Air Arrangements

Review for Sirena to South America
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Dec 2017
Cabin: Penthouse Suite

We choose this cruise because of the itinerary and we wanted to experience a smaller ship. We are glad we did the cruise, however, smaller ships are “not our cup of tea.” We did not think there was much to do and will stick to Oceania and Regent’s larger ships. Here are out thoughts and opinions:

Air Arrangements – GRADE F. We have never had such poor air arrangements. Oceania did not even book partner airlines for domestic and international travel. This meant 1) we could only check one bag each (we planned on checking our carry on too), 2) could only get boarding passes for domestic portion of air arrangements, 3) we had to take a bus from one part of terminal to another, 4) leave security and take a train from one terminal to another, 5) get new boarding passes for international flight and check two more bags, 6) our seats were next to bathrooms so paid extra to move forward away from bathrooms. On the way home, Oceania booked us a 10:30 p.m. flight even though we had to leave the ship at 9:00 a.m. They offered no tours with drop off at airport as most cruise lines we have taken do. On board ship they offered no help for the return flight home and suggested we book a hotel room for the day!

Cabin – grade A. We were in a penthouse and the room was well appointed and quiet. However, the bathroom might be the smallest we have ever had.

Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite

Cabin PH3

Well appointed and comfortable


Well maintained

Cabin Stewards and Butler were excellent and kept high standards

Bathroom very small, however, shower was nice size

Towels provided were regular, bath and bath sheets - Excellent

Port Reviews

San Juan del Sur

Long ride. Volcano was wonderful

Puerto Quetzal (Antigua)

Outstanding guide. Nice scenery and Antiqua was beautiful. Would have liked to walk through the food market.

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