British Isles and Iberian Ecstasy

Nautica Cruise Review to Europe - Western Europe

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 65

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
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26 Night European Masterpiece (London To Barcelona)

Sail date: September 14, 2018

Ship: Nautica

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7115

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Oceania is a great food and service oriented line. I will sail again on the MArina and the Riviera , the 2 bigger ships with bigger staterooms and bathrooms and closet. The Nautica, Sirena and Insigna and Regatta are all smaller therefore have tiny cabins and very tiny bathrooms. I will not ever sail on these 4 ships nor can I recommend it for any one else. The Marina and Riviera are fabulous and its the same price per person per day. So bigger is better on the Oceania ships


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Oceania has the best food at sea. No competitions!!!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
small ship so activities were limited or had little participation


5 out of 5
The violin quartet was exceptional To bad they did not have more actual playing time

Children's Programs

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
next to the food Oceania has the BEST service at sea.

Ship Quality

1 out of 5
ship was clean BUT the design results in very very tiny cabins. Ship is due to be remodeled soon Millions of $$ will be spent but the cabins and toilet will remain the same. Tiny and tiny (unless you get to penthouse or above

Cabin / Stateroom

1 out of 5
for a 26 day cruise the closet was too small. The bathroom just slightly bigger that airplane toilet. Don't drop the soap in the shower. Cannot sit straight on toilet, REAL SAD !!!. And the sad part is thet the daily price per peerson is the same as the bigger sister ships. REAL RIP-OFF

Ship tip

DONT unless you get a penthouse or above cabins. Please DONT !!!!

Ports of call

Southampton (London), England

5 out of 5

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

5 out of 5

Edinburgh, Scotland

5 out of 5

Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland Did not visit port

hurricane with strong winds snapped all lines and ship drifted. WE were not able to get off ship

Belfast, Northern Ireland

5 out of 5

Liverpool, England

1 out of 5
this applies to Holyhead also..Due to storm at Glaskow, Oceania and Capstain took the safer route to avoid any incident even if it was an over cautious stance on their part. Weather in liverpool was fair ,windy but fair and not as dangerous as glaskow .

Dublin, Ireland

5 out of 5

Holyhead, Wales

1 out of 5
weather in holyhead (the only stop in wales ) was sunny. No real reason to skip this port

Waterford, Ireland

5 out of 5

Portland (Weymouth), England, Uk

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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