Marco Polo Cruise Review by LAROSA21
- Sail Date: May 2019
- Destination: British Isles & Western Europe
I wanted a rest and to read and did just that and availed myself of the library on board.
She's a small ship but offered all I needed and you don't have to walk miles to get anywhere on board! The pianist and violinist were great, and the Duty Frees excellent value.
The crew were polite and most obliging, the cabins were small but fine. The outdoor pool was at this time of year closed off and we saw snow at times - well, we were heading towards Iceland - an expensive and very cold place, the highlight of which for me was a visit to the Blue Lagoon and that day we had lovely warm sunshine. The excursions are pricey but everything is included which saves a lot of hassle and guarantees a safe return on time to the ship.
We did go out into the Fjord and saw a humpback whale, so that was another tick off the 'to do/see' list.
The Faroe Islands en route were rather bleak with little to really do/see but it's a place to say you've at least visited, and our tour guide Samson was both knowledgeable and polite.
Tea/coffee/hot water/hot/cold milk were available from early a.m. to midnight which is important to me as there are no in cabin facilities to make a hot drink.
And a child free zone - yes!
A good value for money trip, and well done to all who sail on the Marco Polo!
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