Panama Canal Nov 2019

Coral Princess Cruise Review

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 3
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Coral Princess

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

Sail date: November 17, 2019

Ship: Coral Princess

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: D721

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Hats off to Coral Princess crew and staff. Excellent service and a very enjoyable cruise. The canal is a must see.


5 out of 5
Very fast. We were on board in no time

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We did assigned seating at 7:30pm. Excellent food and service. We also ate at the Horizon lounge and snack bars, as well as Sabatinis. And we ate at the Bayou too. All good

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Sleep. Read. Sunbath. Eat. Exercise or just plain goof off.


5 out of 5
Princess Theatre put on great shows. One in particular was called Encore. Excellent song and dance show.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our cabin stewart took care of Stanley for us. Service was great!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Coral Princess is in fine shape. Crew worked tirelessly and quietly while we were on board

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We were in a mini suite. Very clean. Very comfortable

Ship tip

Book shore excursions early. Relax, the crew and staff will take care of you. Prepare for lots of sun and humidity. Sunscreen is a must.

Ports of call

Fuerte Amador, Panama

5 out of 5
Great tour of the new canal and Gatun Lake

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
Good port. Great excursions

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

4 out of 5
We just walked ashore here. A quiet day

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
We disembarked here

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5
Did not goto port. Rest day after the canal transit

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
A fantastic passage through the canal. Truly a wonder.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

4 out of 5
Great port lots to do

San Francisco, California

4 out of 5
We embarked here


2 out of 5
Very slow getting off. Not Princess Cruises fault. Very slow at immigration due to lack of staff.
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