Silver Dawn Review

5.0 / 5.0
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Wonderful again with a few minor issues

Review for the Caribbean Cruise on Silver Dawn
jbMI
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Jan 2023
Cabin: Superior Verandah Suite

I have traveled with Silversea before to the Med, and when I saw this 7 day itinerary in the Caribbean in the middle of the Midwestern winter on the new-ish Silver Dawn, I was completely on board, pun intended. Sadly, as I noted in my cruise survey, Silversea has only 10 and 11 day Caribbean itineraries in 2024 and 2025 which are impossible for me due to my work schedule, so this might be my first and only Caribbean experience with the line.

The ship is beautiful- immaculately clean with gorgeous public spaces. It is light and bright and a pleasure to spend time on. I love the layout of the suites and all the storage and amenities offered. The bed was especially comfortable and my room attendant and butler kept it spotless for the entire voyage. The excursions were varied and well organized (with the exception of Montserrat, which wasn't Silversea's issue but due entirely to the lack of tourist infrastructure and organization on the island).

I had several extraordinary meals on the ship. My dinner at La Dame was probably the best meal I've ever eaten at sea, followed closely by Kaiseki. Service in both of those restaurants was a cut above everywhere else on the ship and both of them completely justify the surcharge, you'd pay hundreds of dollars for those meals on land without question. I thoroughly enjoyed breakfast in La Terrazza though my dinner there was pretty average (personally, I think their menu is pretty tired) and my favorite spot for lunch had to be Spaccanapoli. I also did a Salt Lab cooking class which was a TON of fun, highly recommended.

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Superior Verandah Suite

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