Experimental cruise with toddler (success)

Costa Mediterranea Cruise Review to Europe - Western Mediterranean

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
Costa Mediterranea

3 Night Western Mediterranean (Savona Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 03, 2018

Ship: Costa Mediterranea

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8277

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

This cruise was a small experiment, a first time cruise with our 2yo son. The first night we had much wind and rain, but we all hat no problems with the waves.


5 out of 5
Fast and uncomplicated. Faster embarkation with small childs. Good organized.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
No free water for dinner (wrong information), but the quality of the meals were very good.

Perla del Lago Buffet

4 out of 5

The pizza-like snacks are not so good but excellent noodles and desserts.

Degli Argentieri Restaurant

5 out of 5

Very good meals. Special meals for children. Very polite and helpful staff.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5
Good experience with 2yo son. WiFi can be used free for smartphone babyphone apps like "dormi". No pools for toddlers with diapers.

Kids Pool

4 out of 5

The pool is good, but no chance for children with diapers. Themed with peppa pig franchise.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

On the right side of the theatre is a small staircase down to a hidden very good bar with live band every night.


5 out of 5
Fast and good organized.
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