Windstar Panama Canal Cruise

Star Pride Cruise Review to Panama Canal, Central America
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Star Pride

7 Night Costa Rica & Panama Canal (Puerto Caldera To Colon)

Sail Date: January 07, 2017

Ship: Star Pride

Cabin Type: Oceanview

Cabin Number: 106

Traveled As: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review Summary

Many nice ports of call from Costa Rica to Colon Panama.  My favorite part was the actual transit through the Panama Canal.  It is simply amazing to watch large ships rise or descend through the locks.  The only hiccup was a 9 hour flight delay into Costa Rica from Houston, TX due to volcanic activity in Costa Rica which shut down the airport temporarily.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Large cabin, with almost picture sized window, not a port hole. This room was well equipped, a large bathroom with standard size tub and shower. This stateroom even has a walk in closet.

Ports Of Call

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

Puerto Quepos, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

Bahia Drake, Costa Rica

5 out of 5

Isla De Coiba (Coiba Island)

5 out of 5

Panama Canal Transit

5 out of 5
Make sure to bring a camera, perhaps even one capable of time lapse photography to video the ships transiting a lock on the canal.

Colon, Panama

3 out of 5
Actually did not spend any time in Colon so I have no real input on the city.
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