actually two pieces of advice: When docking or mooring watertight bulkheads are closed on first and second decks and most rooms are not accessible by elevator. as there are several doors fore and aft there are several compartments each with several rooms accessible by only one specific staircase. Remember which one! Ship is not designed for those with mobility issues.
Jan 03, 2020
Enjoy the small ship! The sails are not really functional.
Sep 29, 2019
One of our favorite things about the Wind Surf is the 'laundry program'. Such a nice perk waking up everyday to clean clothes. Allows us to pack less.
Sep 22, 2019
Wait until it is repaired...toilets were repaired 3 times A/C went out one day, hot water was intermittent.
May 09, 2019
Don't expect much from the Sails, Its it not like the Royal Clippers where you actually see them and the 1492 is played .
Apr 26, 2019
Do not buy the Internet Package its too expensive Stay away from booth and too much wine. Eat not too much. Make enough walks on deck whenever possible.
Jan 21, 2019
Enjoy the experience, but don't expect a lot from the cabin....the service is great, tho.
Jan 15, 2019
Any cabin is good.
Dec 17, 2018
explore the islands off the ship, get the optional laundry service and pack lite and casual
Oct 03, 2018
Small ship with very few to no activities during the day, don't think about this cruise if you're looking forward to bingo and shuffleboard.
Sep 04, 2018
Rooms style/sizes do not vary unless you are on the top deck.
Jul 12, 2018
Not your typical Cruise. Much more intimate !
Jun 24, 2018
If you want a ship with lots of activities, do not sail with Windstar. If you want a small ship experience that goes to interesting ports, quite often those ports the large ships do not go to, and you want a friendly staff and enjoy looking at lovely sunsets and the stars at night, then Windstar is for you.
May 13, 2018
The cabin on the second floor was extremely well laid-out. The only drawback was that there was no balcony, only a porthole. Since we only slept and got dressed in our stateroon, it wasn't a big deal and part of the bargain for having a smaller, more intimate cruise vessel.
Apr 16, 2018
Do it, it was so different to a cruise ship. Atmosphere is very relaxed Nd you are know by name by everyone, how, I don’t know! experience an open Bridge where you really can talk about the route, weather And see what a working bright feels like. Be part of a working yatch and really get to know other passengers. Take lots of books to read, sewing, painting etc to fill your days. Yoga and Pilates and stretches are not charged for.
Jan 30, 2018
The ship does not not dock at ports of call. You must go down a flight of ten steps to a platform on the rocking ship and transfer down another couple of steps into a rocking tender. Don't know what happens at the other end of the trip as I have limited mobility, was not informed of this feature of the cruise, and was unable to leave the ship for an entire week.
Dec 30, 2017
there are lounge chairs on bridge deck forward that always seemed to be empty
Sep 25, 2017
This is a warm weather destination ship. Designed for warm weather and life on the deck. If you have rain or inclement weather, it feels small and congested.
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