Seven Seas Voyager Cruise Review to Other (Asia/Africa/Middle East)


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5 out of 5

Don't believe the negative comments - it was phenominal

Sail Date: October 31, 2014

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Before we went we researched the cruise line, we had not sailed with Regent/ Radison for 10 years.  We were disturbed by comments of poor food, poor service, bad value for money, etc.  And yes this cruise ain't cheap, but it was damn good and an outstanding experience.  We chose it for the land excursions, Ephesus, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Nazareth, Pyramids, Luxor, Petra and Dubai which for me were the highlight.  But the food was outstanding in terms of choice, seasoning, taste and variety (my wife is a chef), breakfast choices were huge and dinner menus changed daily.  The galley tour was interesting, the galley was spotless.  The cabins were excellent and the little touches most appreciated.  The service was well up to that of a good 5 star hotel.  Everything was clean, there was always plenty to do.  We had 4 consecutive sea days and we did not get round to doing everything.  We enjoy a drink and the bar staff were just the best.  The entertainment was outstanding, we particularly like the Broadway style shows.  The Captain and officers were frequently seen on deck socialising with the guests which I thought was a good touch.  I could go on.

I do not understand what people have to complain about!

Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Lots of variety, never a poor or even average meal
Cabin / Stateroom
Service and Staff
Cathryna, Uri, Ernesto, Gina, Annalynn, Patricio
Adam and Luvy, Nathan
Onboard Activities
Destinations and Excursions
Luxor, Petra, Jersusalem and Bethlehem - fantastic - the guide in Salalah was outstanding Aya I think
Istanbul, Turkey It poured with rain for us so not fair to rate Istandbul
Kavala, Greece
Hike up to the Castle in the old town, steep walk but well worth it
Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Ephesus was amaizing
Patmos, Greece Did not go here - Went to Jerusalem instead - a must see, beyond expectations
Antalya, Turkey Did not go here, went to Bethlehem
Limassol, Cyprus Did not go here - went to Nazareth
Suez Canal Transit
Watched the crossing points for the Isreali army
Aqaba (Petra), Jordan
Only spent one day in Aqaba
Safaga (Luxor), Egypt
Aquascope - interesting
Salalah, Oman
The guide made this trip, she was really interesting to talk to
Port Sulton Qaboos (Muscat), Oman
Dhow cruise, nice way to see the area and the souk
Fujairah, U.A.E.
City tour
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
City Tour
Dubai, U.A.E.
Drinks at the Burj Al Arab

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