This was a wonderful trip. I especially enjoyed Ixtapea/Zihuantanejo

Norwegian Star Cruise Review to Mexico

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 44

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Star

8 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 03, 2008

Ship: Norwegian Star

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9212

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We really enjoyed the Mexican Rivera cruise in 2008.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We enjoyed the Casino experience with Ralph winning second place at a Texas' Holdem Tournament.


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

No children with our group

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had an Aft Balcony room on deck 9.

Ports of call

Los Angeles, California

2 out of 5
No Excursion from LA. We had stayed the previous night at the Marriott Ontario Airport hotel, before driving to LA to board ship. We had lunch Ralph's friends at Baldwin Park CHP.

Acapulco, Mexico

3 out of 5
Chuck hailed a taxi driver to tour the city. We visited a fort, saw many fabulous hotels which previously were locations visited by past movie stars and then participated in the Aztec Dinner and Cliff Divers excursion. Not one that I would recommend, nor ever repeat. The taxi driver trip was inexpensive, as shared by the 6 of us and was much more entertaining than the excursion.

Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa, Mexico

5 out of 5
This is there we participated in the Ixtapa Canopy Adventure, which the others enjoyed, not so much. I knew I had a fear of heights but thought I could handle this adventure. I only participated in the practice trials, then waited for the group in the bar area while they did the actual high-line adventure. We visited Zihuatanejo's market area then ate dinner at the best Mexican food restaurant! It was named something like 3 Amigos and a Gringo, and had the best Chili Rellano's EVER!

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 out of 5
We enjoyed the Town, Country & Tequila tour. We started at the Tequila factory where we tested 3 different grades of Tequila, before touring a beautiful town church and beaches with many sand sculptures depicting the Christmas season.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
Cabo San Lucas is where we enjoyed the 4 x 4 Rhino Cart Experience. We traveled the hills and beaches in a our own side-by-side Rhinos.


5 out of 5
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