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Vision of the Seas Cruise Review to Transatlantic

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Vision of the Seas

17 Night Transatlantic Eastbound (Galveston To Barcelona)

Sail date: April 19, 2019

Ship: Vision of the Seas

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

This was the most magical cruise of our lives. We enjoyed every minute and made some very good friends on this cruise.


5 out of 5
Marvelous experience. How could it not be -- we were leaving on a 17 day cruise!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Great dining. We particularly enjoyed Chop's. Giovanni's served great food but I did not care for the atmosphere in that restaurant. Main dining room was very good; I especially enjoyed breakfast there.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
I loved the spa. I had my hair done twice; a manicure and a terrific massage.


5 out of 5
We thoroughly enjoyed the stage shows.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
These folks could not do enough for us; very dedicated to their jobs, professional also but so much fun to talk with.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Great layout and design. The ship looked a wee bit tired here and there.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very comfortable home for seventeen days. We enjoyed having the balcony a lot.

Ship tip

Enjoy yourself; meet people.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5
We live here; no excursion.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
Very interesting. This was a very hot day and we walked a lot. While the day was interesting, I have no desire to go to San Juan again.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Beautiful port; we walked around and enjoyed the scenery. We'd intended to go on a snorkeling excursion but were too exhausted from our San Juan walking day.

Ponta Delgada, Azores

5 out of 5
This is my very favorite port, every. We intend to return here for vacation. Scenery was incredibly beautiful. We took a private jeep tour with the most engaging guide. He took us to a local restaurant and had what my husband calls the best steak of his entire life -- and yes we're from Texas.

Malaga, Spain

5 out of 5
Oh this was great fun also. We toured the Alhambra Palace and thoroughly enjoyed the day and history.

Alicante, Spain

5 out of 5
We roamed about on our own; took a taxi around and then the Hop on bus. Lovely city.

Palma De Mallorca, Balearic Islands

5 out of 5
We loved Mallorca. We took a tour around Mallorca and visited Valldemossa as well.

Barcelona, Spain

5 out of 5
We met friends in Barcelona and stayed four days after the cruise ended. We were picked up at the port by a guide and all went to Monsteratt for the day. We saw many Gaudi sights, the fountain, ate amazing food -- remarkable.


5 out of 5
We had purchased the Key and were off the ship long before our guide arrived to pick us up. We had a great departure breakfast in Chops Restaurant before leaving the ship. Easy departure.
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