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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Canaries

on 4th Dec 2015, By

Forgot to say on previous review u must treat the italian ships as a floating hotel, with many languages as u would expect on land. i was very impressed and would certainly use costa again, i...

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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 4th Dec 2015, By

I was very surprised about the costa magica, the staff were great and spoke various languages, immaculately turned out, i was in a wheelchair and nothing was a problem ,the cabin was on deck 8 and...

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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 13th Oct 2015, By

We felt a little bewildered on embarkation we were not sure what to do or where to go a little disorganised but every member of staff was polite and willing to go that extra mile. our cabin was...

984 views , 5 of 7 people found this useful , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Europe

on 19th Nov 2014, By

I cruised with costa magica last month and i can honestly say it was the worst cruise i have been on, I found the food horrible , it was all pasta and pizza both of which i do not like,i asked...

1592 views , 2 of 15 people found this useful , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 10th Oct 2014, By

We have just completed a weeks Eastern Mediterranean Cruise on Costa Magica. After reading lots of reviews prior to sailing I was very cautious and not expecting much. From the start in Venice...

1139 views , 6 of 6 people found this useful , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 31st Jul 2014, By

After going on a cruise with Royal Caribbean for our honeymoon 6 years ago we decided to book another cruise for our 6 year anniversary. This time with Costa, on the Costa Magica. To say we are...

1900 views , 10 of 17 people found this useful , 7 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Adriatic

on 23rd Jul 2014, By

We have just returned from a cruise on the costa magica in the eastern Mediterranean, This was only our second cruise and was chosen for our golden wedding celebration because it sailed out of...

8631 views , 90 of 94 people found this useful , 17 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Adriatic

on 22nd Jul 2014, By

We have just returned from a cruise on the costa magica in the eastern mediteranean, this was only our second cruise and was chosen for our golden wedding celebration because it sailed out of...

1497 views , 2 of 5 people found this useful , 4 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Adriatic

on 17th Jun 2014, By

Our inside cabin was roomy enough for us, once we unpacked our cases. The bathroom was well proportioned, but of course, as always, the shower curtain drove us mad. It was our first time to take...

1306 views , 3 of 4 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 29th Jun 2013, By

The Costa experience is certainly very different from other cruise lines!! Having sailed on the new Costa Serena last summer and finding the experience OK we decided to try a cruise on the slightly...

1599 views , 3 of 3 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 29th Jun 2013, By

The Costa experience is certainly very different from other cruise lines!! Having sailed on the new Costa Serena last summer and finding the experience OK we decided to try a cruise on the slightly...

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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 4th Jun 2013, By

Went on an East Med Cruise with Costa's from Venice to Bari, Katakolon, Pireaus, Santorini, Corfu, Dubrovnik (my favourite) and back to Venice. Had some reservations after reading the few reviews...

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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 11th May 2013, By

Exciting - Ok First time cruisers. The staff are amazing and weirdly enough all have a son 3 years old the same as mine or so they say. The food was excellent a wide variety, drink package...

1574 views , 7 of 8 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 10th May 2013, By

We arrived on board costa and were quite taken with the ship until we arrived at our cabin there was a double bed in the room which took up most of the space we could not get in to the fridge as...

1538 views , 1 of 12 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 24th Apr 2013, By

We had a week on the Costa Magica as a last minute holiday due to the massive reduction in price offered (the Concordia effect), and the fact we managed to secure cheap flights. We have been with...

1336 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 17th Apr 2013, By

This was a return to Costa after an absence of 3 years. We had previously found them to be a consistently good line to travel with, although weak on the organisational side of things (having to...

2838 views , 34 of 37 people found this useful , 6 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 30th Jan 2013, By

We have just returned from a very late booking cruise on the Costa Magica, we went not expecting a lot and were so pleasantly surprised, Cunard it is not, but how do Costa do it for the money?? The...

2657 views , 14 of 14 people found this useful , 1 comment

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Europe

on 7th Nov 2012, By

Hi just returned from a week long cruise with costa on board the magica and came back disappointed.The ship embarkation was a let down as we were not allowed on the ship till 3.30 pm (arrived at...

2420 views , 3 of 17 people found this useful , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Mediterranean

on 4th Nov 2012, By

HI,I would like to tks Costa Magica for taking a lot of effort to serve me always Glutin free diet.As we arrived in our cabin i found some plated food marked glutenfree as it was very nice knowing...

2084 views , 1 of 4 people found this useful , 1 comment

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Magica / Northern Europe

on 21st Mar 2012, By

Remember this is an Italian cruise line......not a package holiday from the UK. Some reviewers have obviously boarded this ship thinking that with a stop in Dover that it would be full of...

4238 views , 37 of 39 people found this useful , 4 comments
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