2017 Panama Canal Transit

Pacific Princess Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Pacific Princess

17 Night Panama Canal - Ocean To Ocean ( Ft. Lauderdale To Los Angeles)

Sail date: April 25, 2017

Ship: Pacific Princess

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 7098

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

this is the perfect cruise for mature travelers! The Pacific Princess is a tidy & cozy ship with the ambiance of extensive wood paneling and old fashioned dekor. I personally appreciated being located on Deck 7 which meant that there were only two flights of easily managed stairs up to either the buffet or pool and down to the restaurant, theater, shops or casino.

I also enjoyed the opportunity to relax during the many days at sea, port time was limited to just 5 calls!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
on board activities were limited due to the size of the ship


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
none, there were no children aboard that I could see

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
the cabin was spacious and comfortable and the shower a pleasant surprise

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

5 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Santa Marta, Colombia

5 out of 5
book an excursion and enjoy the sights in an air conditioned bus

Panama Canal Transit Did not visit port

what is there to say? turn on your cabin's tv and listen to the commentary in the air conditioned comfort of your cabin and use the balcony for snapshots

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
unless you booked an excursion, stay on board. you are in a commercial port!

La Paz, Mexico Did not visit port

use the free shuttle to go into town, it is a 30 minute ride each way

Los Angeles, California

3 out of 5
this is home!
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