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Oceania Marina Cruise Reviews for Gourmet Food Cruises to South America

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An Unexpected Adventure on the High Seas. Never Got to Lima or Machu Picchu

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joggerbill1943
6-10 Cruises • Age 70s

Wow! The Coronavirus caused us to have quite the unexpected journey. Fortunately no one on the ship was infected with the virus. We were sailing to Pisco, Peru on day 18 of our planned 20 day cruise when the captain announced Peru had closed all its ports to cruise ships. Responding to this, our ship reversed direction and started sailing south with plans to return to the port of San Antonio, ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Concierge Level

Traveled with disabled person


Great cruise - even with the impact of the Coronavirus

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kjones121
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

The biggest take-away from this cruise is to say that if you do take medications, take an extra seven days worth with you. We were lucky and did, which we have done on previous cruises. You never know what may happen. After you read the rest of this you'll understand. We chose this cruise for the itinerary. This was a Buenos Aires to Lima cruise around Cape Horn. We were also looking forward to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Fantastic!

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Ajb131557
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Super luxurious . Fabulous food and staff. Really was the trip of a lifetime .. Highly recommend though we went for the splurge option by having a penthouse with butler service. We would definitely use Oceania again . The only negative of the entire cruise was the dull yoga class ! Otherwise great. Avoid the extremely overpriced excursions other than the lovely schooner trips. You can either ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Over- rated Ship

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PBJ1230
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We have been on over 40 cruises throughout the years. We cruise on all cruise lines including Crystal, Princess, Holland America, and Celebrity; depending on our schedules. We took this cruise because of the reasonably good itinerary, but, sadly this cruse was a disappointment mainly because of the ship. The major disappointment was the food. ( There were a few bright spots, like the soup ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


Cruise from Santiago, Chile to Miami January 2020

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DMRochen
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

I was very disappointed with this cruise after having a wonderful experience on the Nautica last January on a cruise from South Africa. I found the entertainment average, although the staff entertainment was very good. The shore excursions were very poor. The guides were good, but I found none of the sites at all interesting. At the excursion in Cozumel they put us on a bus for a tour of the ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


Oceania Marina - a fabulous experience

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Yazter
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Prior to boarding the Marina for our January jaunt up the western coast of South America and through the Panama Canal, I read many reviews here that had me slightly concerned. People complained that the portions were small in the specialty restaurants and that the food had deteriorated since our last trip three years ago. They complained about service in the main dining room (which I had ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite

Traveled with disabled person


South America 12/19 - 01/22 Fantastic!

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Rob the Cruiser
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Short attention span version - Fabulous! The itinerary was Buenos Aires - Miami 34-day "Grand Voyage", AKA B2B. Captain - Luci Manzi General Manager - Dominique Nicolle Cruise Director - Peter Roberts First impression: Marina is in outstanding condition. DW and I didn't observe any unsatisfactory issues as some have described. Excellent dining in GDR, Wave Grill and ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Verandah Stateroom


How disappointing

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Vazco
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We have cruised on different cruise lines and are Princess platinum members. We are celebrating a special anniversary and based on the Oceania marketing decided to spend twice as much money as any other cruise line would charge to experience the “above and beyond” the Oceania offers. And in my mind the first thing would be exceptional service and attention from the cruise staff. So, here is ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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

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GYPSEA2010
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

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) 3) Friends had sailed on the Oceania Marina ship To the Baltic a couple of summers ago - and had raved about their experience SERVICE: Overall, the service was fantastic - ratio of Crew to Passengers is 1.56:1 - - ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite


We expected more

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SWFLCpl
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this particular cruise because the itinerary and dates matched what we wanted so we were excited to try Oceania, having heard great things. We stayed in cabin 10015, which was the lowest Penthouse Suite Category. Overall, the cruise was *good*. The food was good but not great except for Polo Grill, which was fabulous. The most aggravating thing about the food experience was not being ...
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Sail Date: December 2019


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