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Viking Sky Review

5.0 / 5.0
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1001 reviews
22 Awards

Might try Viking again in another 30 years when we fit their target audience

Review for Viking Sky to the Caribbean
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CruiseDoc79
6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020
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We had originally booked this as a Cuba cruise (until Trump put and end to that) but decided to stick with the booking after Viking offered some decent incentives. I love cruising having previously sailed with (Oceania x 2, Norwegian x 2, Celebrity x 2, Disney, Holland America, and Princess). We have sailed everything from the 4,000 passenger Norwegian Bliss to the 650 passenger Oceania Nautica, and I was excited to try a new cruise line with ships that sounded upscale and relaxed. The ship did feel upscale, and to say it was relaxed is a major understatement (more later).

Unfortunately, there were some significant disappointments for us most specifically concerning the food and service in the restaurants, the entertainment, as well as the extremely older age demographic. We are in our early 40s and were easily the youngest on the ship. Average age was probably 75, with most guests between 60 and 90. We knew we would be among the youngest, but this was still a shock to us, as the age of our fellow guests was quite a bit older than other ships we have sailed on (like Oceania and Holland America) that attract an older crowd. It honestly felt like we were sailing in a very nice retirement home. That said, they were generally a very friendly, well educated and respectful crowd.

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Cabin Review

Beautiful, spacious and very clean. We especially loved the large balcony and the gorgeous bathroom.

Port Reviews

Belize City

Highlight of the cruise!

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