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Wind Spirit Cruise Review
4.0 / 5.0
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Wind Spirit is a dream spirit

Wind Spirit Cruise Review by pickin_d

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Trip Details
  • Sail Date: Aug 2019
  • Destination: the South Pacific
  • Cabin Type: Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom

My spouse, and my brother and sister with their spouses decided to try to get a vacation together and visit the South Pacific. it was easy to pick the islands around and including Tahiti. Should we cruise to do land tour.

After only a brief discussion, we chose Windstar Cruises, Wind Spirit and, boy are we glad!

The ship is small, only 148 passengers tops. The staterooms are on two decks, every one of them nearly identical. Practical room with room to hide suitcases. Bathroom only accommodates one at a time, but it works fine.

Food, what can we say but, great! Great variety at all meals starting with breakfast. The one "specialty" restaurant is Candles, overseen by Assistant Maitre'd Prast. He and crew of wizards lay out great dinners under the stars on the rear deck.

The Wind Spirit's entire crew are always welcoming guest when they see them, a very nice touch. The have a open Bridge Policy. You can tour the bridge at almost anytime. We met several very friendly officers while on the bridge. The Captain, Lyubo Garcityanov is available at all times. We had several very nice and long conversations with the Captain, who told us he evens call his mother regularly. A really nice man.

Between ship arranged BBQ's on Motus and crew talent shows, it hard to thinks of a funnier cruise ship on the seven seas!

The Wind Spirit is just the ideal ship for those who don't like crowds, who want good food, and the most beautiful islands anywhere.

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Deluxe Oceanview Stateroom
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Roomy with a view out two port holes(no balconies on this ship). Enough closet space.

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