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Cruise Reviews - Costa Cruises - Costa Marina

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COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Canaries

on 14th Jul 2010, By

The costa Marina.Well my advice to begin with would be to check where your life jacket is.I have felt safer in my dingy then this little beast.But as much as she enjoyed rolling in the waves i must...

2346 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful , 3 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Mediterranean

on 16th Jun 2010, By

This ship is a converted cargo ship and after spending last week on board I am of the opinion that it was better suited to it's old function. The ship is like a portacabin at sea and it seems...

1911 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Canaries

on 3rd Feb 2010, By

Costa Marina isn’t a very large ship but is very nice and friendlier than the large ships because you have a chance to get to know people with meeting them again. It was a very good itinerary...

1858 views , 4 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Canaries

on 8th Dec 2009, By

Just returned from two weeks on the Costa Marina, last minute booking and very pleased with the nice little ship. As this was a fill in holiday we opted for an inside cabin, but there was plenty of...

2093 views , 1 of 1 people found this useful , 4 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Mediterranean

on 28th Aug 2009, By

Have never been on a cruise before so glad we picked a small and friendly informal ship. Not sure what to expect with a predomenantly Italian ship but we neednt had worried, the people were...

2166 views , 1 comment

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Mediterranean

on 4th Dec 2008, By

Costa cruise on Marina, We went on a Costa Mariner Cruise on the 3lst August 2008, and having been on the Romantica earlier in the year we were extremely disappointed. The cabins were very small,...


COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Mediterranean

on 21st Sep 2008, By

A very disappointing cruise. We recently sailed on the Costa Marina on the 3lst August to the Med. We embarked at Dover which was very convenient, we were greeted by very polite staff, and then...


COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Mediterranean

on 17th Sep 2008, By

Just returned from A Costa Marina Cruise, very disappointing. Food was always cold, and have no taste at all. Selection of cakes, patries and sweets etc, was very poor, same every day. No...


COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Baltic

on 25th Jul 2008, By

We cruised on costa marina this july.the ship was nice if somewhat impersonal.too many nationalities aboard as a result the shows etc.were well under way before all the langugaes were called...

2036 views , 1 comment

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Baltic

on 19th Jul 2008, By

We arrived in Amsterdam about 0700 hrs and had to wait in a "Waiting Room" for over 5 hours. No one would answer any of our queries, but kept telling us just to wait. It transpired that we were...

3612 views , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Indian Ocean

on 14th Jun 2008, By

Sadly this ship did not meet out expectations, it was also geared up for Italian, French, and Germany passengers, however, we did book this cruise for the itinerary which was fantastic. We booked...

1948 views , 2 comments

COSTA CRUISES / Costa Marina / Far East

on 18th Mar 2008, By

Having sailed with costa on two other occasions on the victoria we decided to go to singapore malaysia etc, the ship was small and not one of costas best, this ship was ideal for the places we...

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By Lily Canderton

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