Panama Canal Cruise

Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 36

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Nieuw Amsterdam

20 Night Panama Canal Westbound (Ft. Lauderdale To Vancouver)

Sail date: April 10, 2016

Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5156

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

Loved our experience with Holland America!  We have cruised many times, and this one met all our expectations.  The itinerary, ship, staff, food and entertainment was great.  Due to a schedule change on our end, we boarded the ship in Cartagena instead of Ft. Lauderdale, and departed out of Cabo San Lucas instead of San Diego.  Holland America was so accommodating and great to work with!   Their staff made a potentially difficult situation a great experience.  We will definitely cruise with Holland America again.  Thanks for a wonderful vacation!!


Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Loved loved loved The Modern Gentlemen! Could have listened to them every night.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Faud and his assistant were awesome!!!!! Loved the dining experience. Food was great!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Amazing cabin steward! Loved the hard work and care. Always left our room immaculate!!

Ports of call

Cartagena, Colombia

5 out of 5

Enter Panama Canal At Cristobal

5 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5

Exit Panama Canal At Balboa

5 out of 5

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua

5 out of 5

Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

5 out of 5

Puerto Chiapas (Tapachula), Mexico

5 out of 5

Huatulco, Mexico

5 out of 5

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
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