mexican riviera cruise

Diamond Princess Cruise Review to Mexico

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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Diamond Princess

7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 31, 2007

Ship: Diamond Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 14 years ago

Review summary

ship is spectacular and as always, Princess does a great job. Some differences noticed from the Caribbean cruises also on Princess, include a weaker push on photos and alcohol. This can be interpreted either way but essentilally, photo opportunities are daily on the caribbean cruises but only 2 or 3 times on the Diamond. The "pushing" of the booze all over the ship, it was there, offered pleanty but not heavy as it as been in the past. I am not sure if that is a direct result of the recent "overboards" in recent past, or because there were a record number of under 18 yrs old passengers...over 750. Also, not that there wasn't alway pleany of food but the pizza and burgers which are open till wee hours of the morning on the Caribbean cruises, both closed at 7pm...nothing for late night but buffet or room service. overall a wonderful cruise, very family oriented.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 out of 5

Mazatlan, Mexico

5 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5

Pros: great ports, pleanty of sea days, and beautiful ship

Cons: short time in Cabo

Recommends Diamond Princess? Yes!

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