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Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe Windstar Wind Surf Cruise Reviews

Windstar
Wind Surf
Europe
Rome (Civitavecchia)

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34 Rome (Civitavecchia) to Europe Windstar Wind Surf Cruise Reviews


Jneil avatar

Jneil

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worn ship and disorganized service. Mediocre All Around.

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A travel agent booked our group. Itinerary was interesting but the rest of the experience was below expectations, especially at the price point of $4599 for 8 nights! The ship has definitely seen better days. Far ...
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Sail Date October 2019


AnneFrank75 avatar

AnneFrank75

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Very nice

We cruised on Windsurf about 10 years ago and enjoyed it. This time was also good. Food was generally very good and occasionally excellent - we had some vegetables which were not hot but usually OK. Drinks ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ski Mom 2

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sicilian Splendors...an Italian Dream!

Sicilian Splendors was our final leg of our back2back2back cruise celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and my husband's 65th birthday. Our first leg of our journey was Treasures of Southern Spain & Morocco ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Ann513 avatar

Ann513

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Windstar Cruise Was Very Enjoyable

Booked the Rome to Venice cruise on the recommendation of some friends and enjoyed it. Pre-cruise Windstar reps were readily available to answer questions with details and options. We utilized the well appointed ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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bobdun999

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Great food, great crew

We had seen most of the Med on previous cruises but had missed the North Italian coast and the French Riviera. This cruise fit the bill with 3 Italian ports ,Monaco and 3 French Riviera port stops. Unfortunately a ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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DesertDanS51

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Why does everyone rave over this old Wind Surf ship? No luxury here!

I have sailed on 7 different cruise lines on multiple cruises to the Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Russia, Alaska, and Europe. Wind Surf was launched for Club Med in 1989 (30 years old). Dry dock and total ...
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Sail Date May 2018


Aspensean avatar

Aspensean

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Great experience for someone who hated the idea of taking a cruise

We had a wonderful time on the wind surf. We didn’t expect to.... We’re not “cruise people” - The idea of a cruise ship is just gross to us. We tried the Windstar cruise because a sailboat charter wasn’t ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Amma24

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Perfect length of time to enjoy spectacular ports

This was our third Windstar cruise, our second on Wind Surf. We chose the cruise for the itinerary, Italy, Montenegro, Croatia, and Slovenia. The ports did not disappoint! We enjoyed a wonderful variety of ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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JodiBB

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Exceeded Our Expectations

Taking a Windstar cruse has always been a “bucket list” adventure for me. My husband has never been to Italy and I always wanted a reason to return, so the itinerary sold us and we could cross many travels off ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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OSanasoflo

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Windstar's Wind Surf Italy, Kotor, Croatia May 2018

Hi Adventurers! We recently completed a beautiful trip on board the Windstar Wind Surf across Italy, Montenegro, and Croatia and we fell in love with the boat, its crew and the beautiful port of calls. During ...
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Sail Date April 2018


PaulineRH avatar

PaulineRH

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Not a luxury ship

My friend and I chose this cruise because we really liked the itinerary and had read the reviews prior to booking. It was expensive, but had been on many cruises with other cruise lines and were happy to pay the ...
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Sail Date April 2018


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jeremylawrance

5 Reviews Written

67 Helpful Votes

A great way to see the world

We have been on the Windstar Line's smaller wind yachts and wanted to experience the larger Wind Surf. With about 190 crew and 350 passengers the facilities and service were above and beyond what we expected. The ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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Orangeman68

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

CLASSIC ITALY AND DALMATION COAST

Let me start off by saying this was our 5th Windstar Cruise and was one of " the best". I did a lot of due diligence before our trip on Viator, TripAdvisor, NY Times Travel etc.regarding our cities we were visiting. ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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S & LS

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Really Great Cruise

We chose this trip as it went to ports that we had never been to before. Yes the Windsurf is old but the inside is really nice in every detail. The cabin is small compared to other cruises we have taken but there is ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Georgia912 avatar

Georgia912

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing Ports

Wanted to see Sicily, great experience but though the ship could do with some updating, carpets need replacing. Bathrooms a very good design. Plenty of storage space in the cabin. Food very good. Restaurant ...
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Sail Date April 2017


Lisa M49 avatar

Lisa M49

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Lovely Ship and a Great Itinerary

Our experience on Windstar Cruises was excellent. We had originally chosen an itinerary from Istanbul to Athens. However, Windstar pulled out of Istanbul after the attempted coup, and gave us the opportunity to stay ...
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Sail Date September 2016


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SweetDreams3333

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Wonderful cruise with a few drawbacks

We chose this cruise because of the small ship experience. We did not want to be on a big "floating city". We found Windstar to be a wonderful experience. the only thing I would change is for Windstar to allow ...
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Sail Date September 2016


keckley avatar

keckley

4 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

Glitter and Glam

We have sailed Windstar 5 or 6 times in the past and always had a great experience. So when it came to going on a special trip with my Mom the cruise line was an easy choice. I left the cruise itinerary up to Mom to ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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bim2bam

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Go with a small ship.

My husband and I chose this cruise because we wanted to go to the French Riviera, Monaco, Portofino, and Cinqueterre and this cruise covered all these locations plus additional ports. The cruise was also round trip ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Kellerfrommaryland

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Overall, MUCH Better than Expected

We booked the trip based on the itinerary and the cruise line. After reviewing the online reviews of the ship we did not have very high expectations but figured that more people complain than praise plus, what the ...
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Sail Date October 2015


Rockforddl avatar

Rockforddl

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Comfortable, Friendly Ship

We booked two back to back cruises. The first cruise included the French Riviera, Monaco for the Formula 1 Race, Elba, and two delightful small Italian ports. The second cruise included Sicily, Malta, Sorrento, ...
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Sail Date May 2015


medot avatar

medot

3 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Windstar Wind surf Sicilian Splendours October 2014

While we enjoyed portions of our recent vacation/cruise, the Windstar Wind surf (Sicilian Splendours itinerary) failed to meet expectations and would be reluctant to book Windstar in the future. The most appealing ...
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Sail Date October 2014


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Sailing_the_Life

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

High Expectations, Ups and Downs Cruise, Disappointing End

I was particularly excited about the evaluations mentioning the uniqueness of the Wind Star ships. Wind Surf is indeed a pretty sailing ship, small yet very comfortable and with 300 guests and 200 crew. Very ...
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Sail Date June 2014


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blondegeek

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Excellent in Every Way - Rome to Venice

We took the Rome-Venice cruise (Capri, Messina, Kotor, Dubrovnik, and Hvar as ports of call) as a 5th wedding anniversary. I had read reviews, which gave me opposite opinions, so I was certainly worried about the ...
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Sail Date August 2011


Travelbug96 avatar

Travelbug96

1 Review Written

Windstar experience Rome to Venice June 2011

This was our first Windstar Cruise. I must say that I have talked to several folks that have sailed with Windstar multiple times and love it. I can't say I'd been in that category. Would I sail with Windstar ...
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Sail Date June 2011


Wind Surf Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment3.53.6
Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation3.54
Family1.8
Enrichment3.5
Service3.54.6
Value For Money4.04.1
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