Coral Princess - Panama Canal Cruise

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 32

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Coral Princess

10 Night Panama Canal Partial Transit (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 07, 2015

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: TBA

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 6 years ago

Review summary

This cruise was absolutely wonderful. Princess handled everything with efficiency, professionalism, and grace. We were very impressed with the entertainment, food, service, attendants, steward, decorations, staff, and crew. We went to Aruba, Columbia, Panama, (the Canal of course), Costa Rica and Jamaica, with the start and finish in Ft. Lauderdale. I recommend this cruise very highly.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We were upgraded to a cabin with a window and a partially obstructed view. We had sunlight and a wee view..... the cabin was roomy and nice with plenty of storage... closets and shelving.

Ship tip

Great soft ice cream cones at the Ice Cream shop. Loved the dance lessons on "at sea" days. The Christmas decorations in the Atrium were perfect. The entertainment was so good..... the Band, Ray Coussins at the piano, Turbin, the Dancers, The pianist (can't remember his name), the comedians...

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Took a tour at the Sawtooth Everglades Park.... with KSA tours. Saw lots of alligators. Fun.

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Took a nice tour of the entire island in an A/C bus. Very interesting... saw it all. One Happy Island.

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5
Beautiful city. We took a local tour which we signed up for on the dock. Boat ride to the city, then a guided walking tour of the Colonial City. Very nice. Beautiful City.

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

5 out of 5
This was totally amazing... 3 locks.... up at 5:30 am so as not to miss a thing. This was the whole purpose of our trip... Going through the Panama Canal! Bucket List: Check!

Colon, Panama

5 out of 5
Took a Princess tour to Panama City, across the entire country of Panama to the Pacific Ocean. Very nice.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
We hired a private driver to take us around and show us Limon....The rainforest, rivers, flowers, monkeys, sloths, birds, lovely.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

1 out of 5
The very aggressive vendors really put a negative spin on this port for us.

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Merry Christmas 2015
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