Costa Mediterranea Tips

32 Tips

Add a Tip

Contributor Level: Purser
Oct 19, 2016

They have "Open seating" for dinner, so you either are there a little before the restaurant opens or you don't know at what time you will be able to eat. The other option is the buffet on deck 9.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jul 18, 2016

Not known when we left was dress to eat, and a "white"night,

Contributor Level: Third Mate
Aug 12, 2015

The wifi was costly, as well as water.

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 16, 2017

This is a mixture of Europeans and others from all over, which we prefer. If you're looking for a US boat, this isn't it.

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 09, 2017

This is budget cruise. The price is right but it is not a cruise for good food.

Contributor Level: Purser
May 16, 2017

Bring extra toiletries and portable entertainment for days at Sea, Buy a beverage package or you will go bankrupt even if you don't consume alcohol, Lock in an open seating time you prefer but show up early to get a window table at dinner,

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
May 12, 2017

They serve tea from real teapots in the afternoons and you can either enjoy cold or warm milk with your tea! Much appreciated : )

Contributor Level: Purser
Mar 20, 2017

Open seating is good if you go early. Later on, there are lines.

Contributor Level: Purser
Nov 14, 2016

Don't forget to take advantage of the gym and the steam/sauna.
Contributor Level: Purser
Sep 16, 2016

No real guidance on what to pack clothes-wise. There was a formal night and a white night. I did take dresses, but could have survived with shorts and capris, since I stopped going to dining room due to the poor quality of the food.

Contributor Level: Purser
Sep 07, 2016

Just never use this company to sail as there are other companies more reliable and safer

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 15, 2016

Do research on the ports to make the best use of your time!

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 08, 2016

Bring your own food -- seriously!

Contributor Level: Purser
Aug 01, 2016

Do Not expect ANYTHING of the boat.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jul 26, 2016

Don't bother, use another line.

Contributor Level: Purser
Jun 28, 2016

Do your study about destination because cruise line does not provide much information.

Contributor Level: Purser
May 26, 2016

Do not book an excursion through Costa

Contributor Level: Purser
May 14, 2016

Use another Cruise line

Contributor Level: Purser
Oct 19, 2015

Will go on a Coasta Med tour again !

Contributor Level: Purser
Jun 23, 2015

I'd choose a different cruise line if I were to do it again.

* is not a booking agent or travel agency, and does not charge any service fees to users of our site. Our partners (travel agencies and cruise lines) provide prices, which we list for our users' convenience. does not guarantee any specific rates or prices. While prices are updated daily, please check with the booking site for the exact amount. is not responsible for content on external web sites.