Not enough shipboard activities

Maasdam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 44

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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Maasdam

14 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To San Diego)

Sail date: September 13, 2017

Ship: Maasdam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 562

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

I like the size of the ship and that it was not very crowded. The recent Hurricane might have played a part in that. Too many sea days and not enough to do. The ship board activities did not very much from day to day.

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Did not use specialty restaurants, buffet did not very much in daily selections. Service in dining room often slow

Onboard Activities

2 out of 5
Not much for more active adults. Trivia, board games, etc. Most of the fitness center offerings were an additional charge

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Very talented entertainers. Especially Shirley Dominguez who played and electric harp and the Adagio duo

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Wait staff in the Lido restaurant was very good. So was room stewards. Other personnel, office, entertainers etc, would pass you by and barely acknowledge you

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
We like the location of the cabin, close to elevators and dining, entertainment

Ship tip

It is an older crowd. Not much to do on sea days. Perfect if you want to rest and relax.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida Did not visit port

live close and embarked

Cartagena, Colombia

4 out of 5

Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal

4 out of 5
Fascinating

Panama Canal Transit

4 out of 5

Exit Panama Canal At Balboa

4 out of 5

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

3 out of 5

Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua

3 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

4 out of 5

Puerto Chiapas (Tapachula), Mexico

4 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

4 out of 5

San Diego, California Did not visit port

went to airport after dismbakation

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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