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Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) to the Caribbean Windstar Star Breeze Cruise Reviews

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1-10 of 11 Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) to the Caribbean Windstar Star Breeze Cruise Reviews


Panama Canal-Wonderful Cruise with Friends Bucket List

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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Middlesister63
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

Giving a very detailed account of our trip because a similar review VERY MUCH helped me plan a previous trip to Hawaii. Loved having details to help plan days on shore.Bottom line, I can’t recommend this cruise highly enough. Small ship, great staff/passenger ratio. Large rooms and wonderful food, service etc etc. Each night there was a short program in the lounge to debrief for the next day and ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Small Ship, Big Service

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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sjefferson
2-5 Cruises • Age 50s

We typically choose active, land-based travel but decided to do a cruise for a special anniversary. We chose the Star Breeze for its mixture of small luxury ship with casual attitude, small ports of call, and availability of water sports. We wanted to have fun, but we did not want the fussiness of formal dinner nights. We were not disappointed. The ports of call included a good mix of those with ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Costa Rica to and thru the Panama Canal March 2018

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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Anon137
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We chose this because Lat November it was on a flash sale at 75% discount from the rack rate. It's at the end of winter, but rest assured, we are warming up. Compared to MSY Wind Star, the MV Star Breeze is huge. There are three different public spaces, we prefer the Yacht Club. It's the equivalent of a Flag Bridge on a naval vessel, sitting overtop the navigation bridge. The cabins are ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Our newest Windstar cruise Costa Rica, Panama Canal to Barbados

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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Appelder
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

For us the best part of the Windstar experience is the crew! They are fantastic! We have been on all three of the sailing yachts and now this, our first motor yacht, and the crew has been the common stand out thing on all of them! Our cabin was great, the food excellent. Friends with the French Balconies really liked them for the fresh air but our large picture window was just fine. We just ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Costa Rica, Panama and Transiting the Panama Canal

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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MontanaMike
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We selected the 7 day Windstar Costa Rica/Panama cruise because we wanted to visit these two countries and to transit the Panama Canal. First, the Star Breeze and her crew were one of the highlights of this experience. While the ship was built in 1989, and updated in 2015, it was in excellent condition and every one of the crew focused entirely on making our experience a memorable one ...
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Sail Date: February 2018

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Our first cruise, a very good experience

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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ecuerda
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

Really nothing to complain, we cannot compare because it was our first cruise. Ship was small enough to meet people and feel as home. Ports and share excursions were quite well done. Entertainment and activities were pretty nice, having in account that it is a small ship, even during the "at sea days" we found activities to do, such as visiting the kitchen or a cocktail course. The only ...
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Sail Date: January 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Windstar Changed our View

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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TexansTryingCruising
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

We chose this cruise because we wanted to sail through the Panama Canal, do a little snorkeling, and get away from crowds. Our prior experience with large cruise lines, left us feeling uncomfortable with cruising. We ran across Windstar's much smaller ship, and decided that it might be just right for us. Because we weren't interested in shows, socializing too much, visiting crowded ports ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Best crew ever

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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davidandjie
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This was our first ocean cruise on a small ship. Star Breeze is comparable to a river cruise in that there were fewer than 200 passengers.. Accordingly, the ship offered little in the way of entertainment, though it did feature a library that offered videos as well as books. The crew-to-passenger ratio was almost 1-1, and the personnel were wonderful. The chef elicited my list of allergies, and ...
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Sail Date: December 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Perfect overview of Costa Rica

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Eastern

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SandBeachGolf
2-5 Cruises • Age 20s

Let me start by saying that it sounds like Windstar got off to a very rocky start on their inaugural voyages in 2016! This was our third Windstar cruise. The first 2 were on sailboats. Windstar is absolutely not for people who have been on large ships and like all the entertainment etc. In our experiences the Windstar is clear that there is a specific hotel near the airport from which transfers ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


We Are Now Spoiled!

Review for Star Breeze to Caribbean - Western

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newbets
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We did not expect such a great experience. Our room was spacious, the service was above and beyond, the food was excellent, and the side trips were exciting. I loved that we didn't have to get dressed up to have dinner. I appreciated morning room service. My husband enjoyed visiting the Bridge and the entire Panama Canal passing. Being on a cruise with only 147 other people was great. We are ...
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Sail Date: December 2016

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


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