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Windstar Star Pride Cruise Reviews for Romantic Cruises to the Panama Canal & Central America

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DenS
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We choice this cruise to go through the Panama Canal and see Costa Rica. Going through the canal was great. The so called "ports" we visited consisted of tendering a zodiac from the ship to a public beach areas. One stop for a ship cookout, 2 ports with absolutely nothing in the so called "town" and one at a public marina. If you wanted to do anything at these stops it required an excursion ...
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Sail Date: February 2017


Aboard the Star Pride - Panama Canal to Costa Rica

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GARYTHEHITMAN
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is my second review of the "Star Pride" --- my first was the maiden voyage in 2014, immediately after the ship was acquired from Seabourn. I noticed several changes, almost all of which were positive. This 7-night cruise sailed on February 25, 2017 from Colon, with stops in several small ports in Costa Rica. Some recent passengers have complained that the ports are relatively unknown, but ...
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Sail Date: February 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Panama and Costa Rica

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elady
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

I chose this cruise because I wanted to go to the areas along the Costa Rica Pacific coast that can be difficult to get to otherwise. Our opinions are probably colored with the horrible treatment from the Windstar headquarters, originally scheduled the cruise for last year but boat ran aground, they waited 2 1/2 weeks to inform us that our cruise was cancelled so it was just 2 days before our ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Not a lot of activities but relaxing

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Judge Ellen
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

I selected this cruise because I wanted to go through the Panama Canal. I also liked the idea of a small ship. Fortunately my friend and I were upgraded to a suite, which was very nice. All in all I found it very relaxing. This is not one of the large ships with all kinds of activities, so be prepared to entertain yourself. The Wi-Fi was very expensive and for those who purchased the ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Balcony Suite


Costa Rica Panama Canal Cruise

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jimb1532
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This was our 1st cruise on a smaller ship. Really liked the size vs.the bigger ships. Windstar was 1st class from beginning to end. Personnel were friendly, polite,professional and fun. Food was excellent. Excursions were accurately described and fairly priced. The Sports Deck off the rear of the ship is an extra bonus and very enjoyable. The day on the private island was fun; and the deck ...
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Sail Date: January 2017

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Shipwreck

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thesnowfamily
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

By now, it is no longer news that the beautiful Star Pride hit a reef off the Isla de Coiba, Panama, on Tuesday, December 22 at about 6:15 a.m. I was aboard with my husband and two adult daughters when the ship hit the reef. There was a jolt and a tremor that ran through the ship, accompanied by the screech of metal. There was no communication from the bridge to the passengers. Given the ...
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Sail Date: December 2015


Pleasant cruise offset by disappointments.

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George's Girl
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

The cruise seemed to be starting off well with smooth and efficient boarding (at least on the cruise line's part -- the port, on the other hand, was a nightmare). We embarked on the early side and enjoyed a pleasant lunch al fresco at the Veranda restaurant, and found our luggage waiting near our cabin by the time we finished. The delay in the arrival of the two trucks with provisions for the ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Great Crew, Some Disappointments

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remery
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We boarded the "yacht", capacity 212, to sail south to and through the panama canal. There were numerous shore excursion and we enjoyed all, and the crew worked hard on the island adventure providing excursion and Bbq lunch. Overall, the service was great and we enjoyed the crew, esp. Sammy, Andi, Tata and Dian. The cabin was clean and well cared for. Two glitches occurred however. Our first ...
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Sail Date: December 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


Trip of my Life!

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Speedyg955
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

This trip was a present to myself for retiring after 42 years of teaching. It was not a disappointment. I had a wonderful time, was treated exceptionally well by a most friendly, efficient, caring crew and ship mates. Everyone was friendly and open to fun. While there was an issue with air conditioning on a night or two, the ship was run well. The food was fantastic. After having a galley tour and ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


14 Days Aboard Star Pride

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SueZnPJ
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

We did a 14-day cruise from Aruba to Costa Rica aboard Windstar Cruises’ Star Pride starting November 28, 2015. This was our first voyage aboard Star Pride. Our previous three Windstar cruises were all on the Wind Surf, which we love. Star Pride feels a bit smaller than the Surf. The Veranda, which serves breakfast and lunch and has indoor and outdoor seating, is located at the rear of the ...
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Sail Date: November 2015

Cabin Type: Ocean View Suite


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