Christmas cruise on Island Princess

Island Princess Cruise Review

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Island Princess

10 Night Panama Canal With Costa Rica & Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 20, 2019

Ship: Island Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: C520

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Cruise ports were great. Staff were all awesome. The ship is pretty boring unless you are over 65. We are 58 and was pretty bored on sea days. Music around ship is mainly violin and piano. Around the pool very rarely any music. Smallest casino ever seen on a ship. Shows were pretty good. Food was pretty good. Dont waste your money on Sabatinis Italian it was very bad. Have had much better on other ships. Bring lots of reading material. However they do play good movies.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


2 out of 5

Very plain. Had to send steak back twice. Then ti late to eat it. No refund . Not wirth the money. All of us agreed in our party

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Boring...nothing really to do on sea days


5 out of 5

Very good and enjoyed spin classes


4 out of 5
Production shows were good but rest boring

Princess Theater

4 out of 5

Good shows for this size of ship

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice clean Cabin with plenty of storage.

Ship tip

Bring lots of reading material. Great for alot of R and R but unless you are in your 70s it's boring on sea days. Some great lectures though. Music very old type... I'm in my 50s and music very old. Lots of violin type bands. But great for rest and relaxing.

Ports of call

Panama Canal (Cruise Into Canal)

3 out of 5

Falmouth, Jamaica

3 out of 5
We had a good time. Did Mystic mountain chair lift , Bob sledge and Dunns river falls. Nice time.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

3 out of 5
Highlights of Costa Rica was a great tour.

George Town, Grand Cayman

3 out of 5
Been there done it. Not much to do if you have been here before. Just shopped.

Cartagena, Colombia

3 out of 5
Went to the walled city and had a nice time

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

3 out of 5

Cristobal, Panama

3 out of 5
Just a port


4 out of 5

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