MSC Lirica Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand

1 cruise (first)


Helpful Votes

3 out of 5

Relax MON! you on holiday!

Sail Date: February 22, 2007

Reviewed: 10 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

very clean well kept.Well staffed.

Pros: food ,service staff in restaurants and house keeping,wicked clean!!!

Cons: no atm on board!?! charged 3% to cash travelers cheques . Whats that about!

Recommends MSC Lirica? Yes!

Service and Staff
Ship Quality
Good size ship. small shower(really small), excessively clean!decor was all nice . should have diff colors for diff levels at elevators. all looked the same . lots of confused old people
Cabin / Stateroom
small as expected.shower was a real small.
Food and Dining
Food and staff were great. friendly and not stuffy. If you want filet mignon and salmon with bernaise sauce . this is not the cruise for you. each night featured a diff region of italy. great wine packages. very good pasts ,fish and risotto. Breads were good . Served lunch and breakfast were nice. Chef special every morning. Chicken meatballs to fried spagetti for breakfast
Cartagena, Colombia
DO NOT GO TO Mangroves tunnel. No animal.smell real english and really nothing to see. Go to the old city , by cab and have him take you around. lots of hustle but vey beautiful and lots of history
Don't Miss: Old city
San Blas Islands, Panama
Dont bother with tour. You go to Island anyway. Good beach and shopping. I heard after we left ,you can eat at a restaurant they take you to on another island if you wish. grass huts with TV antenas
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
Dont walk into town. The gypsy cab drivers are ruthless. take shuttle to town Negotiate with red licence plate cab drivers. Dont fall for the ones that take their ID out tof their shirt pocket. the legit cabs have there ID pinned to their shirt.
Don't Miss: Have a cab show you the highlites you wanna see
Cristobal, Panama
Duty free zone was a wastemostly wholesale but the street food was awesome!!!Back at the ship is a flea market at the port,adjacent to the ship, that had some of the best quality and selection . COCOBOLO is all I can say.
Don't Miss: Indians that set up on edge of flea market
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
go to natl park south of port , by taxi and walk through park. monkeys iguanas, howling monkeys,sloths ,nice beach and good food
Don't Miss: get monkey bananas along road and cold jelly nuts
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Ok flea market at dock.Hire taxi and make your own arangements

Was this review helpful? 3

Be the first to comment

Leave a Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.


* 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.

Back to Top