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Star Breeze Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 35

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Star Breeze

7 Night Secrets Of The Southern Caribbean (Oranjestad To Colon)

Sail date: December 02, 2016

Ship: Star Breeze

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 225

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Favorites included the Bonaire Snorkeling on uninhabited island, the Panama Canal Expansion tour, and the trip into the Embria Indian Village.

 

Windstar cruises are one of the best; great food, service and crew,  However, on this itinerary could have done without Santa Marta with more time in Cartagena Columbia...many aboard felt the same.   The Cruise Director on this ship was a bit "stiff" on his presentations of the ports, sharing only history and maps;   should have highlighted some interesting things to do and places to go in each port, other than the published excursions.

The Bristol Panama Hotel was a great post cruise stayover and located perfectly to all city sites.    I had prepaid my transportation to the airport on Dec 11 thru Windstar and had a notice that my pickup time would be 3PM;  However, and for whatever "hicup" occured they did not show and the hotel kindly got me a cab and paid the transfer cost.....probably need to follow up on this one

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Could not have been better...outstanding stewards

Ship tip

, was very helpful and efficient,,,my agent Richie Mize was on top of every detail,...only glich was the airport transportation leaving Panama city....see review

Ports of call

Oranjestad, Aruba

3 out of 5

Kralendijk, Bonaire

3 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

3 out of 5

Santa Marta, Colombia

1 out of 5

Cartagena, Colombia

3 out of 5

Colon, Panama

3 out of 5
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