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Azamara Pursuit Cruise Review to South America

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Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Azamara Pursuit

13 Night Tango Salsa & Samba (Buenos Aires Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 08, 2019

Ship: Azamara Pursuit

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6060

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Enjoyable cruise, great service and interesting ports.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and efficient

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Travelled on the Pursuit 6 months ago. Overall, quality of food was good but there seemed to be slight decline in menu choices in dining room that we couldn’t quite put our finger on. Buffet very good and easy to maneuver. Wait staff was a bit slow in offering coffee, tea, etc but they were very responsive and seemed to step up service after I noted this on my comment card.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Lecturers ( Broadway topics and history of region) were excellent and interesting.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
White Night entertainment was great with local musicians and dancers brought on board! Otherwise, would have preferred more variety with their offerings

Children's Programs

No children

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room stewards were the best ever on this cruise. As previously noted buffet wait staff slow to offer coffee, tea in morning but quickly responded when issue noted on comment card. With few exceptions, staff was wonderful, friendly and responsive. Eager to please and make cruise experience most enjoyable

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Great. No problem

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect

Ports of call

Buenos Aires, Argentina

5 out of 5
Did city tour on return to airport. Very good tour guide and very helpful, especially when arriving at airport by directing you to where you needed to go and what to do. Buenos Aires was a lovely city

Montevideo, Uruguay

5 out of 5
Our excursion to area was interesting and fun at the Fun Fun bar with a tango show

Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil

4 out of 5
Street car tour. Wished we had more time.

Parati, Brazil

3 out of 5
I have walked a lot of cobblestone streets in my travels but this was the worst! Tendered in and even the pier wasn’t that great but we were at the oldest, unrestored part of the town.

Buzios, Brazil

4 out of 5

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

4 out of 5
Had 2 1/2 days in port. Did Christ the Redeemer and Sugerloaf mountain with beach excursions, both were very good. Got feeling city was not very safe.

Punta Del Este, Uruguay

5 out of 5
Did the ship excursion of the city. Beautiful city. Excellent guide.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Good. Luggage was delayed getting to terminal. Have to take a shuttle bus from ship to terminal building.
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