A little disappointed

Costa Fortuna Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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3 out of 5
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Costa Fortuna

7 Night Western Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 15, 2009

Ship: Costa Fortuna

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 12 years ago

Review summary

We just returned from a 7 day cruise on the Costa Fortuna - our first trip with Costa although we have cruised three other times with different cruise lines. The ship is beautiful and well maintained. The menus in the restaurants were carefully thought out and creative however, the food did not live up to expectations. If you had chicken two nights in a row you were apt to find the same sauce both nights - and it was bland... quite disappointing. The shore excusions sounded good but several of them were very disorganized and some of the excusion staff was curt bordering on arrogant.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

1 out of 5
Disappointing

Entertainment

3 out of 5
adequate

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
most staff were wonderful with the exception of some of the shore excusion staff - sometimes rude

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Beautiful ship with a somewhat confusing layojt for the first few days. Well mainttained and very clean. Housekeeping staff were wonderful

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
wonderful

Ports of call

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Don't Miss: Tulum Mayan ruins

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
dolphin encounter was fantastic

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
sting rays were over hyped

Key West, Florida

3 out of 5

Pros: beautiful ship, wonderful stateroom with balcony - all kept meticulously clean

Cons: menu was wonderful, but food was boring

Recommends Costa Fortuna? No.

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