Brilliance of the Seas Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

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4-6 cruises


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5 out of 5

Unbelieveaby great cruise

Sail Date: April 17, 2006

Reviewed: 11 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

We loved the Brilliance, it is a first rate ship with a very happy, helpful staff. The entertainment was first class, and the ship is maintained in a wonderful shape.

Pros: the food was the best

Cons: cabin lighting needs improvement

Ship Quality
everything is first rate
Food and Dining
we thing the food wait staff could improve. they often failed to provide excellant service, example, my wife recieved the wrong salad, three out of 8 nights. I didn';t get salad dressing 2 out of 6 nights. It's little things, but these are things the other thre ships I have cruised, took care of.
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
I had two problems, one being an internet/work issue, the other was more personal, the staff was extraordinary insuring i was satisfied.
Entertainment was good but not outstanding.
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Don't Miss: shopping
Oranjestad, Aruba
Windy, dry, ugly, we drove ourselves in each four directions, it's not a pretty island. If you are a partier, not a bad stop.
Don't Miss: not sure
Cristobal, Panama
We found the whole "lock" system awesome. We took the additional "Pacific" lock system ferry. agian we highly recommend.
Don't Miss: The canal
Willemstad, Curacao
Brautiful and intriguing island. Highly recommend.
Don't Miss: party
Labadee (Cruiseline Private Island)
Probably the best stop, other than PANAMA. Great shore access and beautiful weather.
Don't Miss: beach

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