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Windstar Wind Surf Cruise Reviews

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Very Good

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Average

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Poor

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236 Windstar Wind Surf Cruise Reviews


Misty Morning avatar

Misty Morning

3 Reviews Written

36 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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Sgjacobson

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Repairs galore

This ship is falling apart at the seams and the owners don’t care about what passengers have to endure on board. Departure was delayed by 5 hours waiting for staff. My room had not been cleaned or set up. ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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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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Kathytharris

4 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Perfection

My husband and I love smaller ships with a little luxury thrown in. We have enjoyed plenty of cruises on larger ships when the children were growing up but discovered the joys of 5-6 star cruises recently. We chose ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Brianbluebird

2 Reviews Written

23 Helpful Votes

Excellent

We were very impressed with this smaller ship. Although full there were no lines, no queues, no crowds, easy tendering and embarkation and so on. Easy to get around. Lots of outside space. with various bars with ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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Jneil

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Worn ship and disorganized service. Mediocre All Around.

A travel agent booked our group. Itinerary was interesting but the rest of the experience was below expectations, especially at the price point of $4599 for 8 nights! The ship has definitely seen better days. Far ...
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Sail Date October 2019


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End412

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Old Ship; Failed air conditioning

We chose this ship because of the reputation of Windstar and the itinerary offered. We were starting out trip with a few days in Lisbon and wanted to experience the southern coast of Spain. The Wind Surf is a ...
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Sail Date September 2019


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Snookycat

1 Review Written

FRENCH RIVIERA - AUGUST 2019

The Wind Surf is a unique sailing ship. Although entertainment is somewhat limited to a house band and two others in the Compass Rose lounge. This ship is not for those looking for 24 hour non stop ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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rich15

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointing Cruise of Cote d'Azur

We thought this would be an excellent way to see the French riviera. The first location, however, was canceled when the ship, several hours from port, returned to take a passenger to the hospital. The last two ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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Yampaman

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Fresh Frozen

We sailed for 10 days in the Greek Isles this year. This was our second time on the Wind Surf having gone 15 days from Venice to Barcelona in October 2018. With one exception the entire officer crew had changed ...
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Sail Date July 2019


Den II avatar

Den II

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

First Windstar Cruise - Definitely NOT our last!

Our first Windstar cruise (my second cruise (Regent Seven Seas), my wife's first). My wife and I were traveling with six other couples to celebrate multiple 50th birthdays. We were collectively thrilled with our ...
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Sail Date August 2019


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drummondcreek

3 Reviews Written

5 Helpful Votes

Back on WindStar after an 8 year gap.

Ok, first off this was a 10 day Greek Island cruise not an 18 day one that the default this review site shows. Our first trip to Greece. Took the Windstar transfer from the airport. Navigating the Athens airport ...
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Sail Date July 2019


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AnneFrank75

5 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Very nice

We cruised on Windsurf about 10 years ago and enjoyed it. This time was also good. Food was generally very good and occasionally excellent - we had some vegetables which were not hot but usually OK. Drinks ...
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Sail Date May 2019


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Ivacruise

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

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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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


Misty Morning avatar

Misty Morning

3 Reviews Written

36 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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Ski Mom 2

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Sicilian Splendors...an Italian Dream!

Sicilian Splendors was our final leg of our back2back2back cruise celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and my husband's 65th birthday. Our first leg of our journey was Treasures of Southern Spain & Morocco ...
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Sail Date September 2018


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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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Full Time Cruiser

3 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

180 degrees TOO Much From Ordinary

We had never taken a motorized yacht before and wanted to try the smaller cruise experience. Yes the food was very good, always fresh and served timely. And the crew was very pleasant and focused on customer ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Tarheel Traveler

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

"Luxury" prices for an overall "average" experience

I really wanted to love this cruise. My husband and I are at a point in our lives where we are often willing to pay extra for a little luxury and ease. Windstar promised that, but only partially delivered. The ...
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Sail Date November 2018


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Ski Mom 2

3 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Yachtsman's Harbors of the Rivieras...a wine lovers dream!

This was the middle portion of our back2back2back cruise aboard Wind Surf celebrating my husband's 65th birthday and our 25th wedding anniversary. Originally we were going to do the first cruise (Treasures of ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Ann513 avatar

Ann513

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

First Time Windstar Cruise Was Very Enjoyable

Booked the Rome to Venice cruise on the recommendation of some friends and enjoyed it. Pre-cruise Windstar reps were readily available to answer questions with details and options. We utilized the well appointed ...
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Sail Date October 2018


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tribbs1

6 Reviews Written

20 Helpful Votes

Wonderful service and interesting ports of call

I chose this cruise because it worked with my schedule and I got a great price on it. I have cruised multiple times on both oceans and rivers, but this was the smallest ocean ship I have ever sailed on. I was a ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Duthie avatar

Duthie

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Wind Surf Barcelona to Lisbon

We had been on three Wind Star cruises before but all were on the smaller Wind Song and Wind Spirit ships so we weren't exactly sure on what to expect with the larger Wind Surf. We loved it. Our cruise had 296 ...
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Sail Date September 2018


Wind Surf Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins4.04.3
Dining4.04.4
Entertainment3.53.6
Public Rooms4.54.3
Fitness Recreation3.54
Family1.8
Enrichment3.5
Service3.54.6
Value For Money4.04.1
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