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St. Maarten Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
St. Maarten

Traveler rating

Excellent

20

Very Good

5

Average

3

Poor

3

Terrible

4

Cruise type

Luxury Cruises

35

Romantic Cruises

28

Family Cruises

15

Senior Cruises

11

Repositioning Cruises

4

35 St. Maarten Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews


ATAJanie avatar

ATAJanie

2 Reviews Written

13 Helpful Votes

Only 100 passengers, First Class Casual Luxury, Extremely Personalized, and FUN!

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BACKGROUND: I am 57 and my husband is 63. We enjoy good health and like to be active. We were invited to spend this cruise with another couple. We have cruised on big ships: Disney, Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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brianbollwage

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but some significant drawbacks

The cruise was nice, ship was in great condition , staff was accommodating but the management has some strange ideas about customer service. 3 major problems occurred on our recent cruise which would prevent me from ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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laurieha

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor service & ship needs an overhaul

We love Windstar's other ships and wanted to try their large sailing ship for the itinerary Yachtsman Caribbean. Sadly this ship strongly disappointed. Ironically the ship had just come out of dry dock three weeks ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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NoVa Mimi

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Odyssey Delivers Again 3/16/19-3/30/19

This was our third cruise onboard the Odyssey and we loved every moment of it! We embarked in St. Maarten after spending two days unwinding at the Holland House Hotel. The embarkation process was absolutely ...
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Sail Date March 2019


Peter B avatar

Peter B

2 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Pretty Good Odyssey

We took a seven day Eastern Carribean cruise on the Ofyssey. Didn’t get off the ship much because we have discovered over the years that most Carribean Island adventures are pretty fungible. We took an upgrade ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Misty Morning

3 Reviews Written

36 Helpful Votes

Wind Surf Delivers Again

First, we are a French Canadian couple in our early 50’s from Montreal. We sailed 5 times with Celebrity prior to sailing on Wind Surf for the first time in 2013. We have since sailed 7 times with them, all in the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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bbwphd

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Caribbean cruise with a daily different port.. no days at sea

We liked this cruise because we don’t typically want days at sea. This was a St. Maartin to Barbados. Cruise was 7 nights which is short but perfect for us, especially on a ship with few entertainment options. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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paccup_sailor

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

7 Day Odyssey December 2018

Chose the 7 day Yachtsman Holiday Cruise in the Caribbean aboard Seabourn Odyssey. Booked the Penthouse Suite on 10th floor. Hadn’t sailed with Seabourn in nearly 10 years...However, we’re seasoned cruisers: 14 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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SailingCrew88

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Such a disappointment, so sad to say.

We picked this cruise because we are loyal repeat customers, but no longer. It was such a disappointment. The crew were rude and room had no air conditioning. The staff did nothing to help us, the higher up we ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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h20Sprite

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Almost as good as we had expected

We had been looking forward to something really special on this "Bucket List" cruise, and for the most part, we were not disappointed. Quality of food, service, ship, cabin and excursions was generally excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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golfdale2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Improvements in all areas

We are frequent Windstar cruisers especially in the Caribbean although our connection with Windstar began in the Med about 9 years ago. We have also cruised on Sea Dream Seabourn, and Silversea so we have ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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KnottyCanadian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great ship & crew - not for unsociable people

This was our first voyage on a small luxury cruiser and it was excellent. The ship, crew, food, venues, cabins and majority of passengers were great. No mega pools, large outdoor TV screens or ice rinks here. I ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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BostonTia

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Windstar Wins!

I chose this cruise because my usual island vacation had to be cancelled due to the hurricane damage. I thought I would never go on a cruise. The thought of a floating city with lines a mile long are not my kind ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Redtravel

25 Reviews Written

58 Helpful Votes

Relaxing in style

This was our 3rd time on the Windsurf. The cruise had been scheduled to embark and disembark in St. Martin. However, after Hurricane Irma destroyed St. Martin, the cruise was rescheduled to go RT Barbados. The ...
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Sail Date January 2018


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Orangeman68

2 Reviews Written

29 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Cruise; One of Our Best!

My wife and I just completed the Windsurf Yachtsman Cruise and it was awesome. First, dress was casual and don't overpack . These are my recommendations and thoughts for anyone taking or thinking about this Cruise. ...
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Sail Date January 2017


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pintmere

3 Reviews Written

11 Helpful Votes

Windstar vs star clippers

We had a very enjoyable cruise with Windstar in February out of St Martin. As previous travellers with Star Clippers we were interested to see the differences between the two. In terms of cabin we had ...
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Sail Date February 2017


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K11TEXAS

5 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Excellent Service and Great Itinerary

Chose this cruise because DH wanted to cruise on the ship with sails, and there were islands we had not yet experienced in the Caribbean-Barbuda, Isles de Saintes, and St Barths. Our cabin was 222 which was ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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Waterloo traveller

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Rocky seas made trip a disappointment

This was my third Windstar cruise - second one on the Windsurf. I chose the BVI Yachtman's Caribbean as I remembered those islands from long ago sailing. Unfortunately, we couldn't snorkel or catamaran very often ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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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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So Cal Cruise Mom

6 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

15 Things I Loved About the Wind Surf

When I received an email that Windstar was offering a sizable discount on certain cruises during the holidays, I investigated their sailings to Tahiti and the Caribbean. Since Tahiti gets a lot of rain in December ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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ROBNBOBBI

2 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Just amazing

This was my 3rd Windstar cruise. Excellent staff, food, ship etc. I have seen some negative reviews and just don't understand why. Our room was great and always super clean as the whole ship was. They had one ...
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Sail Date December 2016


Jim5555 avatar

Jim5555

1 Review Written

17 Helpful Votes

Horrible Experience

We chose Wind Star because it is described as a small, intimate and luxury cruise experience. The ship The Wind Surf is old and shows her age with being built in 1989. I believe the ship was originally a Club Med ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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johnmooretx@gmail.com

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

Windstar Windsurf was AWESOME; better than a perfect 10.

While this was not our first time cruising my wife and I are 51 and 45 both have lived in Europe, the US and South America, it was our first time on Windstar - WindSurf. In short, it was a fantastic cruise and I ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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stcruise

6 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Yachtsman's Caribbean; Perfection!

This was our 7th Windstar cruise, but first time on the Surf. Travelling with us was my mother (88 years old) and two of her friends (both in their 80's). For that reason, we decided the Surf was the best option ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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menea

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

An AWESOME Cruise Vacation on the Wind Surf

Want to start by saying our whole vacation was AWESOME! We started early Friday morning traveling to DCA to catch our flight to St. Marten. We managed an upgrade to first class seats between DC and MIA. Our ...
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Sail Date December 2015


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