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Regatta Review

4.5 / 5.0
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390 reviews

Cruise from hell.

Review for Regatta to Cuba
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10+ Cruises • Age 80s

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Sail Date: Oct 2018
Cabin: Ocean View (obstructed view)

. We have previously sailed on Oceania Sirena twice and we loved both cruises so much we couldn’t wait to get on board Regatta, what a disaster this turned out to be.

During the mandatory life boat drill in San Francisco all the passengers, mostly quite elderly were made to stand around in the sun while a long and totally unintelligent broadcast was made about regulations regarding Cuba, which was sixteen days distant, totally unnecessary.

We choose this cruise in particular for the ports of call but before we even sailed we were told that three of the destinations we most wanted to see had been cancelled because of a hurricane that was moving up the Mexican coast, as it turned out by the time we should have got to Cabo San Lucas the hurricane had already passed through, we visited Acapulco and then sailed straight to Costa Rica and despite spending four days at sea we arrived five hours late, all the tours bar two were cancelled and the tour we went on was supposed to be a scenic tour consisted of a three hour drive in the dark with a ten minute stop to watch some dancers, it was cold dark and treacherous, with most of us finding nowhere to sit.

Cabin Review

Ocean View (obstructed view)

Cabin E

Small and poorly laid out, stateroom attendant did a good job though.

Port Reviews

San Francisco

Noisy and crowded!

Catalina Island (California)

Did our own thing, not much to see,

Cartagena (Spain)

Poor tour, not very interesting.

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