Superb Canary Islands cruise

Britannia Cruise Review to Canaries

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Britannia

Spain And Portugal

Sail date: April 07, 2019

Ship: Britannia

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Only ever travelled with p and o and have noticed very slight down turn regarding small items ie, don’t fold towels in animal shapes anymore also no sweets in cabins and slight lack of waiters on deck and buffet would appear they are cutting back on probably silly little things but to some these are things they go with p and o for

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth and easy boarded within 30 minutes

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Very good slight lack of waiters at times in buffet

Meridian Restaurant

5 out of 5

Very good, friendly waiters and food good in quality and choice has I believe got better choice wise

Peninsular Restaurant

5 out of 5

Exactly as meridian

Horizon Restaurant

4 out of 5

Good but appeared to be lack of waiters for wine , etc

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Only activities I did were pools

Entertainment

5 out of 5
All very good only downside for me personally strictly come dancing cruise and I am not too bothered about this

The Crow's Nest

5 out of 5

Very good prefer this drinking venue to all

Atrium

4 out of 5

Good but not as good as oceana

Headliners Theatre

4 out of 5

Good but feel too small for ship of this size

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Room steward, waiters and all personnel superb but at times appeared lack of waiters

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very good , clean and well maintened

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very good , comfortable , clean and tidy probably not as big as some cabins but quite big enough for me

Ship tip

Only silly thing again for me personally but not good swimmer and pools deep if you are under 5:2

Ports of call

Funchal, Madeira

5 out of 5
Port very good and excursion tour of mountains and scenery very good

La Palma, Canary Islands

5 out of 5
Very good port did tour of scenery , beaches and dolphin watch all very good

Gran Canaria

5 out of 5
Very good port did scenery and beaches tour also very good

Tenerife, Canary Islands

5 out of 5
Port very good scenery and beaches tour also very good

Lanzarote

5 out of 5
Port very good again did scenery and beaches tour very good

Lisbon, Portugal

3 out of 5
Port not very friendly and met by police after terminal warning of crime which I appreciate helpful but bit off putting did river cruise and city tour quite good beautiful buildings etc but rained all day which also I suppose did not help

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Superb well organised and quick
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