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About Costa Cruises

Costa Cruises is a European experience that primarily is geared toward Europeans. Costa Cruises is well-known for its Italian ambience onboard, vibrant entertainment and Samsara Spa, one of the best at sea.

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Costa Fascinosa
Costa Fascinosa

8 Night
South America CruiseDetails

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Leaving:Montevideo
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Dec 25, 2021
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Costa Fascinosa
Costa Fascinosa

18 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Apr 14, 2022
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Costa Fascinosa
Costa Fascinosa

5 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Apr 6, 2023
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Costa Fascinosa
Costa Fascinosa

5 Night
Mediterranean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Apr 5, 2023
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14 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 24, 2023
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21 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 17, 2023
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20 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 17, 2023
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14 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:La Romana
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 19, 2023
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106 Night
106 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 1, 2023
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111 Night
111 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 2, 2023
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103 Night
103 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 10, 2023
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98 Night
Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 9, 2023
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100 Night
100 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 8, 2023
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113 Night
113 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 14, 2022
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104 Night
104 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Barcelona
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 2, 2023
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114 Night
114 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 12, 2023
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57 Night
Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Marseille
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 1, 2023
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126 Night
126 Night Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Venice
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Jan 8, 2022
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18 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Genoa
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Nov 28, 2022
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17 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Rome
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Nov 29, 2022
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49 Night
Round World CruiseDetails

Leaving:Buenos Aires
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Feb 27, 2023
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13 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

Leaving:Guadeloupe
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 24, 2023
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20 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 18, 2022
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19 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 19, 2022
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22 Night
Persian Gulf CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dubai
Cruise Line:Costa Cruises
Mar 18, 2022
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Who goes on Costa cruise ships?

On European itineraries, Costa attracts mostly passengers from Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Portugal and the U.K. North Americans are a minority. On Caribbean cruises, the demographics are still geared strongly toward European travelers with a larger smattering of North Americans. Cruises originating in Chinese ports cater exclusively to Chinese passengers.

Costa's ships also appeal to a wide range of ages, from 20-something first-time cruisers to retirees, and its fun, active vibe attracts a strong family audience, though the "Neo" ships are adults-only and attract an older crowd.

Do I have to dress up on a Costa cruise?

No, there are no enforced dress codes, just suggestions: casual, informal and formal. You'll never need a tuxedo or ball gown, even on formal nights. With that said, most people will dress up per the recommendations (i.e., jacket and ties on formal nights for men and cocktail dresses for women), and Italians do tend to be effortlessly stylish, generally speaking, so it's worth making some effort.

Is everything free on Costa cruises?

No, there are lots of extras. The cruise fare pretty much only includes your accommodations, meals in select restaurants and tea and coffee. Extras include gratuities, beverages, ice cream, specialty coffees and tea, specialty dining, shore excursions, spa treatments and retail shop purchases.

What are Costa’s most popular activities?

By day, unless the ship is in port, most people gravitate to the pool, which can be both noisy and crowded. Popular activities, on most ships, include 4D cinemas, a Grand Prix simulator, laser mazes and the Samsara Spa and gym. Evenings are all about dining, bars, shows in the theater and to an extent, the casino.

Why go with Costa?

  • Big, colorful ships with nonstop entertainment onboard
  • In Europe, rolling embarkation, so you choose where you begin and end your cruise
  • Multinational passenger makeup

Best for: Young cruisers and families, party animals and cruisers on a budget

Not for: The shy and retiring; anyone looking for American-style cruising

Costa Cruises Cruises Cruiser Reviews

Worse Cruise Ever

We chose this cruise to visit different locations in Europe and not repeat the same stops that we made on an Aida cruise that we took in 2019. However, this cruise started out bad 1) If you're a U.S. passenger,... Read More
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BONES49

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

I would give it negative stars if I could

Ended up on the Costa Smerelda as our MSC cruise was cancelled due to only allowing schengen passengers. Food - bland and basic - there is no pizza on the buffet of an Italian cruise ship and if you want pizza... Read More
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jonnyhansson

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

Terrible service and food.

Didnt end up sailing as cruise cancelled because of Coronavirus. Extremely rude, grumpy drink staff. Spent one night on board. Buffet was so small with well below average variety of food compared to other cruises... Read More
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Julesmeister 1

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

Thank you Costa

We chose this cruise and were joined by two friends. As mentioned in other reviews we did not set sail due to Corona Virus affecting sailing ports of call. Have to say we found the staff extremely helpful and... Read More
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Just two

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

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