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Nautica Review

5.0 / 5.0
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347 reviews
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Nice Late Fall Mediterranean Cruise But with Some Hiccups

Review for Nautica to the Mediterranean
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sensrock
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Oct 2018
Cabin: Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

We chose this cruise primarily for the ports included in the itinerary. In addition we wanted to try a smaller ship. We had sailed twice on the Oceania Riviera and in both instances had excellent experiences. We hoped that on a smaller ship the service wold be even one notch higher. Overall we enjoyed the cruise. However we were a little disappointed with our experience on the Nautica. We thought the service on our previous cruises on the Riviera was more personal and friendly, the staterooms were nicer, there was a better selection of facilities and entertainment and even the food was better.

For this cruise on the Nautica there were a number of things we liked, however, as well as some things we didn't like. The main positives and negatives were....

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Cabin Review

Concierge Level Veranda Stateroom

Cabin A3

Our concierge verandah stateroom on deck 7 was compact but clean & functional - everything worked & there was a surprising amount of storage space. Many other people have complained about the minuscule bathroom & shower & I fully agree with those comments.

Port Reviews

Kotor

Kotor is very easy to visit on your own. The ship docked directly in port, just a very short walk to the main gate into the walled city. Downloaded Tom's port guide for Kotor and did our own self-guided walking tour. It was a beautiful place that we had the good fortune of visiting on a beautiful day. The sail-in to the Bay of Kotor at dawn was a feast for the eyes and the sailaway at night with the town and the surrounding mountain all lit up was spectacular as well .

Argostoli (Kefalonia)

We took the Highlights of Kefalonia excursion given by Avalon Tours but booked through Shore Excursions. Excursion gave us a chance to see and experience different parts of this lovely island. Had a great time. Would highly recommend this excursion.

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