Panama Canal cruise trip of a life time

Coral Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Coral Princess

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

Sail date: February 15, 2019

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: C409

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

so worth it. enjoyed the experience. I have wanted to see the Panama Canal since I was a kid in the 1960's

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Processed very quick, was able to board sooner than oridgional time slot

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
very clean, great food

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
the lectures by Mike almost daily were great

Entertainment

4 out of 5
game shows were fun, entertainment was ok except for the show "Silk" that was excellent

Children's Programs

no kids

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Montree - Waiter, Socrates - Assist. Waiter & Pinyo Pasapma - Steward, all three performed to the highest level with making my cruise lot's fun.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
yes

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
was always clean twice a day by Pinyo, shower to small, I always hit my elbow on safety handle, it's in the way

Ship tip

there were a lot of sick elderly on board, also wearing surgical masks and weren't quarantined to their quarters. I currently have the flu, thank you for the souvenir.

Ports of call

San Francisco, California

5 out of 5
had a turn out for dropping off or pick up. process building big staff able to process us quickly

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
was great. whale watch tour

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua Did not visit port

captain cancelled visit, high winds, no tender allowed to leave ship. should of been given a discount or rebate for this

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
was great. jungle crocodile cruise

Fuerte Amador, Panama

5 out of 5
was great. Panama's history in gold tour

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Awesome a trip of a life time, worth every minute of it. hundreds of photos an videos to prove it.

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5
was great. except for all the beggars and souvenir sales people their were more of them than us. they wouldn't take no for an answer. we took the Horse and carriage tour of the Old city and Fortress.

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5
experienced the airport only. crowded gate area because of so many cruise ships emptied into the process area

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
processed quickly
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