• Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

Marina Review

4.5 / 5.0
Editor Rating
722 reviews
37 Awards

Stellar Cape Horn/Patagonia highlights on beautiful ship with fantastic service

Review for Marina to South America
User Avatar
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Rating by category

Value for Money
Public Rooms
Fitness & Recreation

Additional details

Sail Date: Dec 2019
Cabin: Penthouse Suite
Beautiful harbor in Usuhaia
Oceania Marina on mooring
On catamaran “Wellness Excursion” - Puerto Chacabuco - volcano in backg
New Years Eve aboard Oceania Marina - South America
Sunset - on the Pacific ocean - Chile, South America
Glaciers - Beagle Channel
Glaciers - Beagle Channel
Glaciers - Beagle Channel
Glaciers - Beagle Channel
En Route to Estancia Fitzroy - (Sheep Farm)
En route to Estancia Fitzroy (Sheep Farm)
Little lamb at Estancia Fitzroy
Animals at Estancia Fitzroy
Animals Estancia Fitzroy
Sheep at Estancia Fitzroy
Glaciers - Beagle Channel
Glacier/waterfall Beagle Channel
Going around Cape Horn
Cape Hornas Islands
Cape Hornas islands
En route to Estancia Haberton  - lots of penguins!
En route to Estancia Haberton - the southern most lighthouse
En route to Estancia Haberton - Sea Lions
Ushuaia Harbor
Ushuaia Harbor
Hands on Cooking Class “If it Swims” - learned six fish recipes with Ch
Port Stanley - Falkland islands - British architecture
Port Stanley - Falkland Islands - beautiful gardens of giant lupine and wha
Port Stanley Falkand Islands - lots of Land Rovers
Port Stanley - Falkland Islands Post Office
Port Stanley Falkland Islands - Newspaper office
Quaint houses and alleyway - Port Stanley Falkland Islands
More delicious desserts - Grand Dining Room - Oceania Marina
Hands On Cooking Class
Chef Frederic and the Italian Pastry Chef doing their stand up comedy (teac
Pool/sun deck area - Oceania Marina
Markets at Montevideo
Pool Deck - Oceania Marina
Bathroom - Penthouse Suite 11014 - Oceania Marina
Super comfy “Tranquility” bed in Penthouse Suite 11014 - Oceania Marina
Lots of Space in PH1 - Penthouse Suite 11014 - Oceania Marina
Grand staircase on Level 5 - main entrance on the ship
Tango show in Buenos Aires
Tango show in Buenos Aires

We chose this trip for a few reasons:

1) the itinerary - to sail around Cape Horn/southern ocean

2) Timing - wanted a trip over the holidays (this one was from Dec 19-Jan 4)

Cabin Review

Penthouse Suite

For a 16 night cruise, we wanted a larger suite - and our Penthouse 1 (PH1 - Suite 11-014) was Spacious - huge walk in closet with plenty of hanging/drawer space. SUPER comfortable “Tranquility” king size bed with delectable 1000-thread count linens - haven’t slept that well forever.Pillows were too squishy for my liking but had we asked - our Butler probably could have rustled up others. Bathroom was large enough -with walk in shower, separate tub with shower and sink (only one sink). Good storage space for toiletries. The balcony was pretty small - accommodating two regular chairs (not chaise lounges).

TV channels were minimal but that’s OK - we were busy most of the time and really didn’t even care to watch tv/movies. (Suggestion: provide guests with TV Guide - with movie names, times, channels, etc)

Port Reviews


Colorful in some ways - but area is a bit sketchy - didn’t feel 100% comfortable/safe

Buenos Aires

Loved Buenos Aires overall - just need to be mindful of pocketbook and make safe travel arrangements/transfers in advance


Quaint town and so remote - the people here have to be hardy souls and extremely self-sufficient! Throwback to years gone by.

Puerto Montt

Town felt dirty and was not fun to walk around - homeless and hustlers

14 Helpful Votes
previous reviewnext review

Find a Marina Cruise from $1,499

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.
About UsCruise DestinationsFirst Time CruisersFind A Cruise

Share your feedback

International Sites

© 1995—2022, The Independent Traveler, Inc.

  • Privacy and Cookies Statement

  • Terms of Use

  • Site Map

  • Cookie Consent