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St. Maarten Cruise Reviews

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St. Maarten

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161 St. Maarten Cruise Reviews


Misty Morning avatar

Misty Morning

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Great Yachtsman’s Caribbean Cruise

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I am writing this as I go through my mandatory quarantine following another great cruise on the Wind Surf (the last one before operations were halted). This was our second Windstar cruise in less than 4 months ...
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Sail Date March 2020


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ATAJanie

2 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Only 100 passengers, First Class Casual Luxury, Extremely Personalized, and FUN!

BACKGROUND: I am 57 and my husband is 63. We enjoy good health and like to be active. We were invited to spend this cruise with another couple. We have cruised on big ships: Disney, Royal Caribbean, ...
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Sail Date January 2020


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brianbollwage

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Good cruise but some significant drawbacks

The cruise was nice, ship was in great condition , staff was accommodating but the management has some strange ideas about customer service. 3 major problems occurred on our recent cruise which would prevent me from ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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laurieha

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Poor service & ship needs an overhaul

We love Windstar's other ships and wanted to try their large sailing ship for the itinerary Yachtsman Caribbean. Sadly this ship strongly disappointed. Ironically the ship had just come out of dry dock three weeks ...
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Sail Date December 2019


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Ivacruise

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Cruise a Little bit Too long

We got a flight out of Philli the day before and had a nice hotel at the Simpson Bay , with a decent beach. So no rush or stress at sailing day. Taxi to the cruise terminal was no problem Embarkation easy ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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Mr. Manhattan

3 Reviews Written

46 Helpful Votes

18 days on the Odyssey

We did the 7-day Caribbean portion from St. Maarten and remained on board for the transatlantic, disembarking in Lisbon--18 days in total. This was our third Seabourn cruise, and Seabourn was once again spot-on ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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REO

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Had a Wonderful Cruise

We chose this cruise for the itinerary. We were tired of the same ports visited by the big cruise ships and wanted to explore other islands, particularly Montserrat. We were not disappointed. While we did visit ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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Jackrosie

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great

I just saw one of their ads on a day I was thinking about a trip. I enjoyed the cruise so much I have signed up for another. The staff couldn’t have better. The food was good and the dining room staff in both ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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NoVa Mimi

4 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Odyssey Delivers Again 3/16/19-3/30/19

This was our third cruise onboard the Odyssey and we loved every moment of it! We embarked in St. Maarten after spending two days unwinding at the Holland House Hotel. The embarkation process was absolutely ...
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Sail Date March 2019


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

My Second Time on Star Flyer

This was my second time on Star Flyer that sailed out of St Marten to the Leeward Islands, Nevis, Dominica, Guadeloupe, Antigua and St. Barth. I was solo and surprised that I was upgraded from category 6 to ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Peter B

2 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Pretty Good Odyssey

We took a seven day Eastern Carribean cruise on the Ofyssey. Didn’t get off the ship much because we have discovered over the years that most Carribean Island adventures are pretty fungible. We took an upgrade ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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SonnyDelight

3 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Special Needs

As a sailor, I always wanted to go on Windstar; it far exceeded my expectations. Kudos to Gede, assistant Maitre D, his boss Santos and Chef Oman for delicious meals that met our dietary restrictions. Kudos to Lufi, ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Misty Morning

3 Reviews Written

33 Helpful Votes

Wind Surf Delivers Again

First, we are a French Canadian couple in our early 50’s from Montreal. We sailed 5 times with Celebrity prior to sailing on Wind Surf for the first time in 2013. We have since sailed 7 times with them, all in the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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Strenz

10 Reviews Written

53 Helpful Votes

The Best Way to Experience the Caribbean

We took the 14 day cruise on the Wind Surf Caribbean Exploration Cruise. We left from St. Martin and were very thrilled to see that the island is coming back so nicely. We have only sailed on Wind Star in the ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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LuvDCaribbean

9 Reviews Written

38 Helpful Votes

A bit disappointed, something has changed with Windstar

My wife & I sailed on 1/12/19, Our 6th Windstar cruise, 3rd on Wind Surf. Room 126. The ship – Wind Surf – was built in 1990, and is showing its age in too many areas. Rust, loose planks, paint peeling, ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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bbwphd

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Caribbean cruise with a daily different port.. no days at sea

We liked this cruise because we don’t typically want days at sea. This was a St. Maartin to Barbados. Cruise was 7 nights which is short but perfect for us, especially on a ship with few entertainment options. ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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paccup_sailor

1 Review Written

15 Helpful Votes

7 Day Odyssey December 2018

Chose the 7 day Yachtsman Holiday Cruise in the Caribbean aboard Seabourn Odyssey. Booked the Penthouse Suite on 10th floor. Hadn’t sailed with Seabourn in nearly 10 years...However, we’re seasoned cruisers: 14 ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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SailingCrew88

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Such a disappointment, so sad to say.

We picked this cruise because we are loyal repeat customers, but no longer. It was such a disappointment. The crew were rude and room had no air conditioning. The staff did nothing to help us, the higher up we ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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LillianMC

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Our 40th Anniversary on Sagitta

Although it's been a year+ since we cruised on Sagitta, reading these reviews is bringing back many great memories. We decided to splurge and do something extra special for our 40th anniversary. Neither one of us ...
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Sail Date March 2017


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dojo44

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Mediocre at best

I chose this cruise based on my previous experience with Windstar (The Windstar). I was hoping to have the same or similar experience but quite honestly was disappointed. Perhaps I am spoiled being from the ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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ColoradoTraveler1120

2 Reviews Written

19 Helpful Votes

Two Thumbs Way Up - A Wonderful Experience

We booked this trip at very much the last minute, deciding to go someplace warm for my wife's spring break about a week before departing. Clearly, we were fortunate to find a vacancy on board this ship. This was ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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elklemi

12 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

First Star Flyer Experience

I booked this cruise when they offered a no single supplement offer as I have wanted to get to BVI for a long time and my Windstar cruise to BVI in December was moved to Barbados. Flew in one day earlier as few ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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h20Sprite

4 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Almost as good as we had expected

We had been looking forward to something really special on this "Bucket List" cruise, and for the most part, we were not disappointed. Quality of food, service, ship, cabin and excursions was generally excellent. ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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golfdale2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Improvements in all areas

We are frequent Windstar cruisers especially in the Caribbean although our connection with Windstar began in the Med about 9 years ago. We have also cruised on Sea Dream Seabourn, and Silversea so we have ...
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Sail Date March 2018


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KnottyCanadian

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Great ship & crew - not for unsociable people

This was our first voyage on a small luxury cruiser and it was excellent. The ship, crew, food, venues, cabins and majority of passengers were great. No mega pools, large outdoor TV screens or ice rinks here. I ...
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Sail Date February 2018


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