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Mexican Riviera Vision of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews

Royal Caribbean
Vision of the Seas
Mexican Riviera
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128 Mexican Riviera Vision of the Seas Mexican Riviera Cruise Reviews


Carol Lee avatar

Carol Lee

1 Review Written

Vision of the Seas - Mexican Riviera

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I haven't seen many reviews by families with small children, so thought I might have something to add. I cruised with husband, my two daughters (ages 1 and 3), and my in laws. I had done quite a bit of research ...
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Sail Date January 2010


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dmg1631

1 Review Written

A wonderful family vacation on the Vision

This was my third cruise, and my first with Royal Caribbean. Our party consisted of 6 of us, a family trip of my wife and I, my parents, and my sister and brother in law. Overall, our experience was good to ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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JOGcruises

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Unexpectedly good cruise experience

Its interesting to read other reviews of this cruise. Were we on the same ship? As a seasoned "Celebrity" cruiser, I was initially disappointed with the small size of the ship etc. However, I soon got to like it and ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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extomcruise

8 Reviews Written

A Nice Little Voyage

DW & I (late 50's) sailed RCL’s Vision of the Seas 4-day cruise, Port Everglades to Cozumel & back (2 sea days), over Memorial Day weekend 2014. I’ve never seen better cruising weather, 4 days of just blue ...
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Sail Date May 2014


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lvcarl59

2 Reviews Written

My First Cruise WOW What a Experience

My Fiance' (who is now my Wife) and I drove from sunny Las Vegas Nv the Day before our cruise we stayed at the Crown Plaza Hotel which is about 4 blocks from the Rccl departure Peir. This is the same hotel that ...
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Sail Date November 2007


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TravlGrl

13 Reviews Written

37 Helpful Votes

New Years Eve on Vision of the Seas - You'll love it!

Pre-cruise: We stayed at the Crowne Plaza in San Pedro for one night pre-cruise. The Crowne Plaza is about a 20-25 minute ride from the Long Beach airport, but the hotel doesn't offer an airport shuttle. However, ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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leolucy123

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mexican Riveria - First time cruisers

My family went on our first cruise this year on the Royal Caribbean's Vision of the Seas Mexican Riviera Christmas cruise. Our group consisted of myself, my wife and our three sons, ages 24, 22 & 9. Overall, I would ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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DaNana

4 Reviews Written

Mexican Riveria

We chose to arrive a day early. We took Super Shuttle to the Holiday Inn San Pedro. Booked Super Shuttle on the internet and used their coupon. This was our second stay at this Holiday Inn. Their staff was ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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adaymerced

1 Review Written

Solo on the Vision

I combined my trip to visit my family for Thanksgiving with a 7 day cruise leaving out of San Pedro, CA the Sunday after the holiday. Had my sister drop me off at the pier to avoid paying the significant cost for ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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Dave Wojo

2 Reviews Written

Reveling in the Riviera!

We just returned from cruising on the Vision of the Seas to the Mexican Riviera. Our ports of call were Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta. All in all, this was a very enjoyable vacation. There were a few ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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chrtay1

1 Review Written

Relaxing time on Vision

This was our second Royal Caribbean Cruise and the second time on Vision. We travelled on the same itinerary Thanksgiving 2007 but this was our first vacation alone since 1999! The cruise was to Cabo San Lucas, ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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inflatablegames

1 Review Written

cabin flooded

Stateroom: This was a major problem. We had a problem with the bathroom smelling like sewage. After a couple complaints they fixed the problem (took til day 4 to fix). On day 5 a pipe ruptured outside our cabin and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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gypcijan

1 Review Written

Fun & relaxation

Embarkation Security to get on the ship was a repeat of airline security. Make sure you have your ship pass & passport/drivers license(if applicable)in hand for instant viewing by security personnel. This also ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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rnsharon

1 Review Written

Calmest seas ever!

We flew into LAX on Saturday and stayed at Renaissance Monturi hotel which is close to airport on club level - small room but nice hotel. Free shuttle to hotel. Misleading add on their website when we booked (now ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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cruisincan

1 Review Written

Vision of the Seas FAQs

About us: We are 30 years old, married, with no children. Overall Review: I had a great time aboard the Vision of the Seas during Thanksgiving. Overall, my trip was great and very much worth the money I spent. ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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cruzincouple

1 Review Written

Great adventure aboard the vision

Drove up from san diego and stayed at the doubletree san pedro pre-cruise for one night. The hotel was clean , well kept and the staff was friendly and helpful. We chose the "park and cruise package" including ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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critterchick

13 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Another fun cruise!

I'm just back from a week-long Mexican Riviera cruise on Vision of the Seas with Carol (Dirtgirl), our second annual girls' cruise. I had a fabulous time and wanted to post a few thoughts and observations: The ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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EGG

5 Reviews Written

Small ship, unexciting itinerary

We sailed on the Vision of the Seas Nov 9, 2008 - Nov 16, 2008 out of San Pedro (Los Angeles Harbor), CA. We live in NJ and this was our 13th cruise. This was a last minute cruise for us and this was the first time ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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INeedAShot

3 Reviews Written

Top Notch Service

This was our 6th cruise. 4-RCL, 1 Carnival, 1 NCL....and our daughter's first. We began our vacation traveling to LAX from Denver. Delta dogged us by changing our nonstop flights to a short layover in Salt Lake ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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calcol

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

GREAT SHIP GREAT SERVICE

When we booked our cruise on the Vision of the Seas there was a little apprehension about the ship as on Cruise Critic there were some reviews that were quite negative about the condition of the ship. We are happy ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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WillieC

6 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Excellent Cruise

We sailed on Vision of the Seas on the November 9 departure from Los Angeles. Embarkation was quick and efficient. We had spent a couple of days in advance in Anaheim, returning our rental car to the airport (LAX) ...
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Sail Date November 2008


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19AUSSIES

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

19 Very Happy Australians

I am part of a group of 19 Australians that went on the 28th September sailing of the Vision of The Seas. Coming from Australia it was hard for us to decide which was the best cruise line to travel on. Our travel ...
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Sail Date September 2008


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psbchris

8 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Great Time on Vision!

My partner and I just returned from a 7 night cruise out of Los Angeles, and visiting the Mexican Riviera. We flew into LA a few days prior since we had never been, and stayed with a friend. We arrived at the ...
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Sail Date October 2008


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SeaOceanFun

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Vision to more cruises with RCI

We were first time cruisers with RCI on Oct 19,08 on the Vision of the Seas. Not our first time cruising or to the Mex Riv. Our port was San Pedro (LA) and the weather was just right for sailing. Embarkation went ...
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Sail Date October 2008


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jfarri4230

1 Review Written

We'll Miss Her!

The good news is that we just finished a fabulous cruise on the Vision of the Seas. The bad news is that she's about to be replaced by Mariner (aka Monster of the Seas). My husband and I are Diamond members. This ...
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Sail Date October 2008


Vision of the Seas Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.53.8
Dining3.53.8
Entertainment3.53.5
Public Rooms3.54.1
Fitness Recreation3.53.6
Family4.03.9
Enrichment3.53.3
Service4.04.2
Value For Money4.03.8
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