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Southern Caribbean Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Southern Caribbean
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

157

Very Good

53

Average

28

Poor

17

Terrible

11

Cruise type

Family Cruises

11,338

Senior Cruises

11,191

Fitness Cruises

11,052

Cruises for the Disabled

10,815

Luxury Cruises

271

271 Southern Caribbean Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


Travelbird22 avatar

Travelbird22

8 Reviews Written

45 Helpful Votes

Wonderful!

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This was super fun! The ship is small, I think 190 or so passengers, and nearly a 1-1 ratio crew. It is wonderful, watching the anchor lift up, and then the music starting, as the beautiful sails slowly unfold, ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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mlarocca

5 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

Very relaxing trip with great service

This was our 4th sailing with Oceania and our second sailing on Riviera (we have also sailed on her sister ship, Marina). This is the first sailing we have taken with Oceania that was not "port intensive". We had ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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sensrock

10 Reviews Written

57 Helpful Votes

Bliss - A Great Winter Getaway

We have taken several cruises previously on Holland America but we wanted something a little more upscale to celebrate a milestone wedding anniversary so we decided to try Oceania. We are so glad we did. We loved ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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Refined traveler

1 Review Written

61 Helpful Votes

A refined traveler's expectations not met

When you can pay $10,000 for an 11-day cruise as we did vs. $4000 for a lower level brand, the difference is luxury and exceeding expectations. On the positive The spa services were exceptional I had the best ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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daynasteele

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Windstar Surprise Disappointment

After a spectacular Windstar experience through the Panama Canal several years ago, we could not wait to do it again with our two younger sons - and this time - adding our oldest son and his wife. We planned a ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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anybuddiesbusiness

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Expectations not met

The Royal Clipper is a beautiful sailing ship. What excited us the most was the chance to see the five masted fully rigged ship from one of our excursions. Unfortunately, Captain Mariusz Szalek sailed the tall ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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Rotenmutts

13 Reviews Written

66 Helpful Votes

Food Great---The Rest Awful

Embarkation easy. The first 3 days went well if you excluded the very poor entertainment. I found the cabin very dusty and the windows were filthy. Service is good in the specialty restaurants but spotty in the ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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runnink

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

The Viking Star does not reach the status of a luxury cruise line.

The date of departure fit our vacation and destination. Viking is still struggling to be an Ocean operator. The crew to passenger ratio seems to be be 1 to 2 or less. Included tours was not worth our time - ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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branske

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Desperately in need of a refit

My wife and I are veteran cruisers. We have done some of the worst (1 Carnival) and some of the better (Seabourn, Silver Seas, Crystal) cruises. We have done two SeaDream cruises now, both during the Christmas/New ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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mishagill

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Fabulous Caribbean Holiday Cruise with Silversea

Starting several weeks prior to departure, we had expectantly scanned reviews for confirmation that we made the right choice of cruises. Rest assured - you can sail with complete confidence in excellence of service ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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duck65

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

It was the crew that makes it so special.

My wife and I did this cruise on Dec. 16-23. It is our second with the Windstar line and 14th overall. We picked this trip because of the given itinerary ( three days in the Grenadines) was new for us. Here is our ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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cpbw

3 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

STAR BREEZE DELIVERS ON EVERY PROMISE OF CASUAL ELEGANCE

From the moment we boarded, we felt like we were returning family, this was our sixth cruise with WS, our first on one of their new motor launches, so we weren’t sure what to expect, but Star Breeze delivers in ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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lander6991

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Regent does it the best!!

Was worried when I saw some negative reviews. I don't know what their problems were, but this cruise was amazing! The new ship is truly beautiful, from Versace china to glass and crystal chandeliers. Service is ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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CALLIECALICO

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

VIKING OCEAN VENTURE

Southern Caribbean.-small ship-Inclusive package Embarkation from airport cumbersome--check in @ terminal very efficient. Disembarkation @ 5:15 AM very organized with coffee & transport to airport. Ship ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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globob26

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Expected More, but still very good

My husband and I chose this cruise because of the advertised reputation of Oceania and because it embarked in Venice, which was a place we wanted to return to, and it had a stop in Antibes that would allow us to see ...
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Sail Date May 2016


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Sophia12345

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

A Lovely Regent Experience!

This was our third Regent cruise, first one on the Mariner. Although the cruise was fully booked, it never felt crowded. There are lots of quiet places. Service on board is what makes this cruise line stand out, it ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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sailor Bev

1 Review Written

19 Helpful Votes

Huge Disappointment

Booked because of the top notch reputation of Silversea. Was extraordinarily disappointed. The condition of the ship was so tattered that it was clear that she needed a full restoration. Tattered draperies (& ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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Ken the cruiser

7 Reviews Written

78 Helpful Votes

Not the cruise we were expecting.

This was our second cruise on the Riviera and we were so looking forward to the food, playing tennis, golf and croquet on the forward sports deck and taking art and culinary classes when we were at sea. We also had ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Mooville931

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Sailing With Buckets of Disinfectant Throuh the Caribbean

This was our third cruise with Oceania, first on Riveria (probably our last), second with Marina. We were very excited about this cruise because the ports of call were different from any we had taken in the past, ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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jim@kashprod.com

1 Review Written

11 Helpful Votes

Perfect Size Ship, Good Food, Good Entertainment

Riviera is a perfect size ship being very easy to get around. Amazingly for it's relatively small size, it boasts a total of 14 musicians (excellent), 11 singers/dancers (all exceptional), and very entertaining ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Cruiselover51

1 Review Written

29 Helpful Votes

So called luxuriante cruise !!

We have almost 300 days at sea with Cunard, Crystal, Hollande America, Celebrity, Royal Carribean, Princess, Norwegian and Oceania! This first Cruise with Oceania was a complete disapointment. Food was just ok ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Toronto Travelover

1 Review Written

38 Helpful Votes

Oceania’s Riviera: very disappointing, buyer beware!!

We are 4 time cruisers on Oceania, 3 times on Riviera and 1 time on Marina. We LOVED Oceania! But this cruise was a huge disappointment!! First up was the food.. they advertise that its for foodies of which we ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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Dusty1210

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Another Norovirus Outbreak on Riviera!

My husband and I were really looking forward to taking this trip because of the ease of leaving from Miami, and we live in Florida. We've been on the Riviera three times before so knew the elegance and luxury of ...
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Sail Date March 2016


children11 avatar

children11

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

Not a Good One!

Well day 2 the norovirus struck the ship again. We were on this protocol the rest of the cruise even though after 10 days no new cases and down to 2 quarantined. The staff was doing their best but could never keep ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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matthewsteiger

1 Review Written

30 Helpful Votes

Couldn't Be Happier

A cruise on a tall mast ship was on my bucket list for some time. I tried to get a friend to go with me but they either were afraid of being seasick or didn't want to spend the money. I am SO glad I went solo - it ...
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Sail Date March 2016


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