Panama or bust

Caribbean Princess Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 19

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Caribbean Princess

10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 10, 2019

Ship: Caribbean Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: C537

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Boarding was easy, never had to go to guest service


5 out of 5
Smoothest ever

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Ice Cream Bar

5 out of 5

Always smiling , have a cup or cone or both

Dining Room

5 out of 5

Staff was extremely friendly and provided excellent service

Calypso Bar

5 out of 5

Great atmosphere great music

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Plenty of room and selection for moving around, great staff provided excellent service

Calypso Reef And Pool

5 out of 5

Always something going on


5 out of 5

Explorer's Lounge

5 out of 5

Plenty of games show type interaction with passengers

Club Fusion

5 out of 5

Great entertainment provided crew and passengers

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Ample storage and size for two adults, clean and maintained well

Ship tip

You can only go ashore in Panama if you book an excursion. Do not take the hop on and off tour excursions unless you have at least eight hours on shore in Cartagena

Ports of call

Montego Bay, Jamaica

3 out of 5
Should have taken a taxi instead of the tour bus for shopping, It took us to one place for shopping then returned to the port

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Friendly people

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

1 out of 5

Cristobal, Panama

1 out of 5
Could not disembark unless you had bought a shore excursions

Cartagena, Colombia

2 out of 5
Port call was short, Took the hop on and off excursions. It has 14 stops and we got off at the first stop for the historic old city tour and were only able to see half of the tour before we had to return to the ship at 1:30 all aboard

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Smoothest ever, ship does not use the facial recognition systems that allows you to bypass customs, but with global entry or the mobile pass app there was no waiting
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