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Windstar Cruises Review

Rating: 8.6 / 10 (Excellent)
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Windstar Cruises operates a fleet of small luxury cruise ships that offers a private yacht experience and on-board entertainment. This includes local performances from different regions of the world. The company travels to 155 ports throughout the South Pacific, Caribbean, Central America, and Europe. It gives vacationers a variety of activities such as kayaking, swimming, and water skiing.

Windstar Experience

Food and Dining

Windstar offers delectable cuisine and inspired wine pairing that let their guests enjoy quality culinary experience while their on vacation. Guests can choose where to dine and when without reservation required or even have their food delivered directly in their room with Windstar’s 24-hour room service. The cruise line provides on-board dining that features a broad range of seasonal and fresh ingredients which are sourced from each port along the voyage. New dishes are served each night that highlights the flavours of the regional cuisine.

Dining Choices:

  • Stella Bistro
  • Amphora
  • Veranda
  • Candles
  • Deck BBQ

Staterooms and Suites

Each of Windstar’s yachts offers different staterooms where guests can relax. Windstar’s yachts provide spacious staterooms with luxurious touches for the pleasure of their guests. Below are the available staterooms and its features available in each yacht.

Wind Surf

Rooms

Features

Staterooms

  • 188 square feet
  • 1 queen-size bed that can be separated as twin beds

Suites

  • 376 square feet
  • Two full separate bathrooms
  • Sitting area
  • Two flat-screen television sets with DVD players

Opulent Bridge Suites

  • 495 square feet
  • Separate bedroom and living room
  • In-suite dining area
  • Bathroom that features with whirlpool spa tub and massage shower

Wind Spirit

Room

Features

Staterooms

  • 1 Queen that can be separated into twin beds
  • Bathroom with massage shower
  • Private safe
  • Bose SoundDock
  • Flat-screen television and DVD
  • Wireless internet access

Owner’s Suite

  • 220 square feet
  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining space

Wind Star

Room

Features

Staterooms

  • 1 Queen that can be separated into twin beds
  • Bathroom with massage shower
  • Private safe
  • Bose SoundDock
  • Flat-screen television and DVD
  • Wireless internet access

Owner’s Suite

  • 220 square feet
  • Sitting area
  • In-room dining space

Star Pride

Room

Features

Balcony and Ocean View Suites

  • 277 square feet
  • 1 queen-size bed that can be separated as twin beds
  • Full-size tub or an invigorating shower
  • Fresh fruits and flowers

Classic Suites

  • Ranges from 400 to 530 square feet
  • Private veranda
  • Two spacious closets

Owner’s Suites

  • 575 square feet
  • Separate living room and dining area
  • Veranda
  • Two flat-screen TVs and DVD players
  • Full master bath and separate powder room

Star Breeze

Room

Features

Balcony and Ocean View Suites

  • 277 square feet
  • 1 queen-size bed that can be separated as twin bed
  • Full-size tub or an invigorating shower

Classic Suites

  • Ranges from 400 to 530 square feet
  • Private veranda
  • Two spacious closets

Owner’s Suites

  • 575 square feet
  • Separate living room and dining area
  • Veranda
  • Two flat-screen TVs and DVD players
  • Full master bath and separate powder room

Star Legend

Room

Features

Balcony and Ocean View Suites

  • 277 square feet
  • 1 queen-size bed that can be separated as twin bed
  • Full-size tub or an invigorating shower

Classic Suites

  • Ranges from 400 to 530 square feet
  • Private veranda
  • Two spacious closets

Owner’s Suites

  • 575 square feet
  • Separate living room and dining area
  • Veranda
  • Two-flat-screen TVs and DVD players
  • Full master bath and separate powder room

All Accommodations Includes:

  • Safe
  • Direct Dial Phone
  • Fully-Stoked Mini Bar/Refrigerator
  • Wi-Fi
  • Fresh fruits and flowers
  • Mirrored closet with ample drawer space
  • Bathroom with granite countertop and shower

On-Board Activities

Windstar has a variety of activities and entertainment offered on-board for passengers to choose from. Guests are provided with a relaxing massage at the yacht’s WindSpa, lively workout in their fitness center, and splash from Watersports Platform. Other activities that travellers can enjoy on-board are casino and live music in their lounge.

Cruise Ships and Itineraries

Yachts

  • Wind Spirit
  • Wind Star
  • Wind Surf
  • Star Breeze
  • Star Pride
  • Star Legend

Destinations

  • Mediterranean
  • Northern Europe
  • Italy
  • Greek Isles and Turkey
  • Caribbean
  • Tahiti
  • Costa Rica and Panama Canal

Excursions Offered

The company allows their guests to enhance their cruise vacation through the shore excursions that they offer. They let travellers embrace the culture, history and cuisine of each destination they visit giving options of hotel and land packages for them to experience. Travellers can find a cruise and book their excursion online at Windstar’s website or call their customer service hotline for detailed information about their shore excursions.

Windstar Cruises - Summary

Windstar is highly recommended for vacationers searching for a more intimate vacation. It brings its own brand of fun and recreation with its water sports platforms that includes kayaking, sailing, water skiing, windsurfing, diving, and floating. A great getaway for people searching for an alternative to traditional cruise line services.


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