Trip of a lifetime

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 4

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Coral Princess

15 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean (Ft. Lauderdale To San Francisco)

Sail date: February 19, 2018

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: C234 deck 10

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Trip of a lifetime! We went as a large family Parents and brothers and sisters and in-laws, created lasting memories


5 out of 5
Very smooth and stress free much better than expected

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Fantastic, I am not a picky eater so enjoyed it all, but the staff were so kind and aware and willing to make my experience excellent

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Always something to do but quiet areas were always available to find and relax


5 out of 5
Mostly attended comedians and movies but the voice of the ocean was also very fun

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Wow! The best, great hiring and management skills! I can’t explain it any other way, all of the staff worked as a team with the traveler in mind. Anticipating needs and making every encounter personal. Thanks to all the staff

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was great, well maintained and Noel kept the room spotless

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Everything was very comfortable and our steward was wonderful and kind always trying to make our trip better

Ship tip

Staff was beyond excellent

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5
Very well organized and smooth embarkment

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5
Easy disembarkation and embarking process and the staff was very helpful

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
Stay was ok very poor country and the begging and hounding by vendors did get old and I was glad to get back on the ship

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Incredible one of the best part of the trip!

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Beautiful and fun, I would consider a vacation to Costa Rica for a vacation

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

4 out of 5
Very interesting, sad country history, the excursion staff was excellent and made it a comfortable place to visit

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
Did the scuba diving and it was awesome, great boat and dive master and skipper were great and safety oriented

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Surprised by how well it went I really expected it to be rough, transfer to airport was seem less
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