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Celebrity Eclipse Review

4.5 / 5.0
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1861 reviews
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Chile to San Diego on our favorite Celebrity ship with great friends

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

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Deluxe Veranda 2C
Cathedral, Lima, Peru
Colonial San Sebastian
Huatulco, Mexico
Cabo, land's end
Machu Picchu, pre-cruise trip
Pyramid, Lima, Peru



We booked the Celebrity Eclipse from San Antonio, Chile to San Diego from 24 March 2019 until 8 April 2019 because some cruise friends that sailed with us on that same ship in 2017. While some did cancel the cruise after booking, two couples were with us on that cruise, leading to great companionship and fun.

Cabin Review

Deluxe Veranda 2C

Cabin 2C

Cabin is fine for partially obstructed view (obstructed looking down to the ocean). There is a work area just beyond balcony railing were workmen occasionally come, but not a problem.

Port Reviews


This port was still a mystery to us, no one had ever heard of it before. The coastal city was about halfway between Acapulco and Puerto Vallarta. The port and nearby area appeared to be under development. It didn’t seem that extensive development had take place. The small coastal town was rather new and tidy, clearly geared toward tourism. The coastal area was very scenic, and our tour with Enrique’s Tours focused on finding the most scenic places for us to visit. Barb had organized this tour for us. Our first stop was near a lighthouse (abandoned) at the top of the cliff overlooking the ocean and the port. Also, Enrique took us to visit to a nice beach, as well as his small village a few miles from Huatulco. We learned that Enrique had lived in Ohio for several years, saving his money to come home and start a business. He provided us with as good a tour as could be made for this area. Some people took tours that went into the interior, higher up into the mountains, as we had done in Ecuador and Costa Rica.

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