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Panama Canal & Central America Wind Star Panama Canal & Central America Cruise Reviews

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Communication is a great trait; wish Windstar understood the concept.

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mediapro

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

First a disclaimer. I have enjoyed five cruises on the Paul Gauguin and wanted a fair comparison between PG and the recently refitted former Seabourn ships. I understood the key difference between the two - PG as totally all inclusive and the Winstar Star Breeze as lodging, meals and non-alcoholic included - yet eager to compare the differences in service, food, entertainment, enrichment, ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Wind Star pleasure

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oldbristolsailor

6-10 Cruises

Age 80s

We sailed on the Wind Star from Puerto Caldera to Panama leaving on Sat. 3/9/13. The transfer to the ship was very efficient and the boarding went quickly. The check in was very efficient and we were in our cabin with our bags in less than 20 minutes. The sailing took place at dusk and as we stood on the fantail with a drink in hand and talking to two new friends, the ship got underway. They ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


180 degrees from ordinary indeed

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kathki

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We took our first ever Windstar cruise from Colon Panama to Porto Caldera Costa Rica earlier this month. We were a bit worried as this would be the smallest ship by far that we had ever been on and were not sure what to expect! We were very pleased with our experience and having been on many other ships were surprised with the number of firsts we experienced from swimming of the back of the ship ...
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Sail Date: March 2013

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


No rating
Windstar Panama Canal - dissapointing

Review for Wind Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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Travel Man33

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

The ship, while old, I'd well maintained and clean. The food was pretty good, except for lunch. The crew are very nice, professional and take good care of you. The ship is just smaller than I expected and gave you few places to find shade on the main deck. There is no entertainment, so you are best if you go with a group of friends or family and you intend to party on your own. The ...
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Sail Date: January 2013

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Fantastic trip

Review for Wind Star to Panama Canal & Central America

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jjjsfish

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We traveled on Wind Star on the December 8th sailing from Colon, Panama to Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica. Everything about the cruise was great. The ship had been refurbished and was lovely. The new restaurant ,Candles was very good and nice to not have to dress up and eat under the stars. The crew was very nice and extremely attentive. My father came with us and he is 85 ! Had a great time. We meet ...
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Sail Date: December 2012

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Wind Star...nothing better anywhere

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olegar

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We have sailed with Windstar before and they did not disappoint. Within ten seconds after embarkation we met three crew members who remembered us from our previous two cruises. Following our check-in, which also lasted less than five minutes we were in our cabin with our bags. There is not a single frowny face on this cruise...everyone knew our names by day 2. The food was fantastic, all ...
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Sail Date: January 2012

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Wind Star Update

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rbrad

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Just returned from 14 day reposition from St Maarten to San Jose, Costa Rica. Only 35 passengers with 90 crew, so we pretty much "owned" the yacht for 2 weeks. The good: The crew and officers are awesome. Several remembered us from earlier WS cruises and after 3 days they all knew our names, interests, drinks, etc. The food was terrific, lots of variety and very well prepared, with lots of ...
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Sail Date: December 2011

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Wind Star in Costa Rica

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murphy75

First Time Cruiser

Age 40s

I absolutely loved my Windstar trip to Costa Rica. We went Feb/March 2010. The Windstar was really beautiful. It was laid back, and the service was excellent. Average age of the passengers was about 50, but there were couples from 30's to 70's on board. Most people on board are couples with the exception of a very few people traveling with a friend. It is an active trip, and there is no elevator ...
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Sail Date: March 2010

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom


Costa Rica in January

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catz456

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

Just returned from Windstar's Costa Rica cruise and wanted to share our experience. We went right after New Year's, which is normally one of the slowest weeks for cruising. We only had 56 passengers on board - no crowds here! Mostly couples on board - a few newlyweds and the majority were in their 50s & 60s. We were somewhere in between and enjoyed the variety of ages and backgrounds. Never felt ...
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Sail Date: January 2010


Wind Star - Central America/Panama Canal

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raptor

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

This was our 3rd cruise on Windstar, Barbados & Tahiti were the first two. My husband and i were so impressed with the past Windstar cruises that we vowed to only cruise with windstar for the rest of our lives. This vow has been severely broken since our Costa Rica cruise this past December of 06. Windstar has really fallen in all areas and standards! To begin we understood that children were ...
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Sail Date: December 2006

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

Traveled with children


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