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Radiance of the Seas Cruise Review to South America


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

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4.0 out of 5
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14 Night South America (Buenos Aires To Valparaiso)
Sail Date: April 12, 2009
Ship: Radiance of the Seas
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago
We were 1st time cruisers and have to say the ship and the staff on the radiance of the sea was above our expectations. We were the last group to go around cape horn as carribean cruise lines has dropped this from its list. The day we rounded the cape it was clear and sunny (cool ) and the ocean was as calm as you could get it. Overall it was well worth going.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
great food especially in the windjammer

Entertainment

3 out of 5
some we considered great others just so so. But you cant please everyone all the time

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
all very friendly

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
size layout and cleanliness was exceptional

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
clean with lots of storage shower was a bit small
3 out of 5
Clean and modern
Don't Miss: the beaches and the giant hand were our favourite
3 out of 5
another older port but lots of old buildings
3 out of 5
went to the astral brewery as it was the most southerly brewer in south america but no tours were available that day
3 out of 5
lots to keep you busy here and very walker friendly
Don't Miss: shopping on Florida street
3 out of 5
older and easy to walk around
5 out of 5
Beautiful lake with a large volcano which was snow covered on the far side of the lake
Don't Miss: frutiller and puerto varas
5 out of 5
what a beautiful place. compares to scenery in Canada
Don't Miss: the prison museum

Pros: the ports of call and the ship were all good overall

Recommends Radiance of the Seas? Yes!

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