Panama Canal cruise aboard Celebrity's Infiniy was Fascinating!

Celebrity Infinity Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Celebrity Infinity

15 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To San Diego)

Sail date: May 02, 2018

Ship: Celebrity Infinity

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 2055

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We enjoyed an incredible 15 days onboard the infinity. Our fellow passengers were very interesting people from all over the world. Everyone was so friendly and welcoming. The multiple sea days made for a relaxing cruise with plenty of time to get to know our fellow passengers.

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
I'd like to see a few more lectures or entertainment on sea days. We did enjoy all that was offered.

Entertainment

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Waiters, room stewards, bar tenders and all the staff I encountered went above and beyond the entire 15 we were onboard.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Cleanest ship I have ever sailed on!!! Staff appeared to go out of their way to keep us healthy.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Previous revies mented the ship appearing to be worn and tired. So I was looking for that. I even asked others onboard if they noticed anything that made them feel that way. No one could find anything, anywhere on the ship that fit that discription. I saw nothign that appeared to be worn. We found the Infinity to be in Tip Top shape.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
Old Cartagena was lovely. But prepare yourselves for local hawkers who will bager you to buy thier wares.

Colon, Panama

5 out of 5
We enjoyed a ship sponsered excursion that showed us some wildlife, rainforest, indigenous people and the new canal in action.

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
This was absolutely fascinating! I thought it might be quite interesting for an engineer, but it was an amazing experiance for even an average female.

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
We enjoyed a private all day tour with "Thumbs Up Tours" in Puntaenas. Our local guide was so awesome we loved the enter tour. My roommate accidently left her wallet in the vehicle. They found it before leaving the port area and made sure it was returned to her before we sailed away.

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

5 out of 5
This was my favorite port. We booked a ship sponsered tour to Antiqua that included an amazing lunch. Antigua is at a higher altitude, so it was cool and breee there.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 out of 5
Puerta Vallarta is a very commercial port. Very pretty with plenty of shopping (Even Walmart & Costco). I enjoyed a tequilla tasting and incredible Mariachi show. Much more elaborate than those we see in the restaurants here in the US. That was followed by a very nice lunch in an open air, beachfront restaurant.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
Absolutely stunning scenery! Don't miss a chance to get out on the water to see the rock formatiopns up close.

San Diego, California

4 out of 5
We had to go straight to the airport and did not have to to enjoy San Diego

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
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