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Azura Review

4.0 / 5.0
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714 reviews
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Far better than expected

Review for Azura to the Caribbean
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Mprouse
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Nov 2019
Cabin: Balcony Stateroom

Due to the quite understandable cancellation of our Gulf cruise on Oceana we decided to book a Caribbean cruise on Azura. As my wife and I are not really ‘beach people’ this has never been particularly high on our bucket list. Prior to going on this ship I read some of the reviews on this site and began to worry about what I had let myself in for.

However, from our experience I now wonder if we have been on the same ship. Yes, I agree that it is looking a little tired but P&O obviously recognise this as it is being refurbished in Spring 2020. The ship felt quite spacious helped by the glorious weather which meant that people were spread around. There was no evidence of the smell that other reviewers have mentioned.

We had a balcony cabin which we found more than comfortable with plenty of storage and hanging space. Our cabin steward was charming, helpful and kept our cabin very clean and tidy. We ate in the Oriental restaurant where we received very good service from our waiters. The menu was varied and we had no trouble at all of finding meals to suit our tastes - my wife is fishy and I am meaty. There is the opportunity to eat yourself to a standstill should you wish. We enjoyed the little extras that we received. Our wine waiter proved to be knowledgeable when helping to choose a wine and was very attentive. Service in the other restaurants we used was also good. We had 2 excellent meals at The Sindhu restaurant - a real experience. Be aware that you have to pay an extra £20pp but it is worth it if you enjoy Asian food.

Cabin Review

Balcony Stateroom

Good position and comfortable.

Port Reviews

Barbados

As my wife as limited mobility a vert suitable excursion.

St. Vincent

Enjoyed the local foods and time around the Market.

Antigua

Interesting to see something of the Caribbeans sugar industry past.

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