Nautica Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)

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5 out of 5

John and Terry's review

Sail Date: October 04, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Cabin: 7076

This was our second cruise with Oceania on the Nautica. It felt like visiting our second home. The ambiance and amenities are superb. We loved dining in the dining room and having the option for private dining for two when we wanted. We chose this cruise because of the stops in Greece, Turkey, Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Dubai, and the transit of the Suez canal. The excursions to Salalah and Muscat Oman were pleasant but underwhelming. We were disappointed not to have seen Jerusalem owing to terrorist activity but understand and appreciate the cruise's caution. Would go again tomorrow if we could.

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The cabin was excellent and very comfortable. The stewards were superb.
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Room service is prompt even if call during "rush hour" for breakfast.

Some full day excursions don't include lunch. Get a roll, salami and cheese from the Terrace Cafe during breakfast hours before disembarking.

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