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MSC Lirica Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 10

Overall rating:

4 out of 5
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MSC Lirica

11 Night Panama (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 16, 2007

Ship: MSC Lirica

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 14 years ago

Review summary

The ship was very nice. The rooms were larger and better then expected. The ports were very interesting and nice. The help were friendly and helpful despite there long work schedule. I would not hesitate to sail with msc again. It was a great experience. It was my second cruise. The first was with another carrier.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

1 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

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

3 out of 5
Don't Miss: Check out the country side. It is quite nice.

Cristobal, Panama

3 out of 5
Big dirty city. The country side is scenic but dirty. Locals seem to be more interested in our money then us. Didn' t really trust them.
Don't Miss: Panama canal trip I heard was interesting but long and hot. Isla la grande island was where we went , it was a little drive but extremly quaint and nice.

San Blas Islands, Panama

3 out of 5
Not much to see. The people appear to be primative but their selling abilitiies are not. Things are very over priced and not really hand made there.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
I loved this island. I could have stay there for ever. As a matter of fact I almost missed the ship I liked it so much. Not to mention that the ships itienary had to different times posted and I saw the later one.
Don't Miss: Tour the whole island , its very scenic . The local people are great.

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5
Very interesting place. Great place to buy emeralds!
Don't Miss: Visit the old city.

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

5 out of 5
very impressed with Costa Rica. The people were very nice , helpful, and truly seemed genuine. The whole place seemed very clean. The country side was beautiful. Great beaches. Hated to go back to the ship.
Don't Miss: Cohequita was a quaint little town with a great beach with the jungle behind it. Monkeys and parrots were hanging in the trees.

Pros: The ship was newer and very nice. The ports we stopped at were very interesting. We really liked Costa Rica and Roatan. Would definitely cruise with msc again.

Cons: I think the help is extremly overworked and underpaid. In despite of that most of them are still very , very nice .

Recommends MSC Lirica? Yes!

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