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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 5
Value — 5.0
Guide — 5.0
Activities — 5.0
Lodging — 5.0
Transportation — 5.0
Meals — 5.0
Overall — 0
Value — 0.0
Guide — 0.0
Activities — 0.0
Lodging — 0.0
Transportation — 0.0
Meals — 0.0
Recent Reviews

Dreams of Tahiti cruise was above my expectations!

5.0 June 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Dreams of Tahiti cruise was above my expectations! Crew was attentive, friendly and helpful, Food was delicious. Great selection of tropical fruit, and salads! When we arrived home we knew we would be booking another cruise with Winstar, and we did !! July 2019 Mediterranean island hopping!! So excited
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Tour Windstar Company Reviews

Service on board is impeccable

5.0 June 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
My wife and I and two other couples recently returned from a week-long sail on the Aegean Sea aboard the Wind Star to Greece. Service on board is impeccable; the ship is spotlessly clean, the staff is ever attentive and the captain, Belinda Bennett is out and about all day checking on the dining room(s) the service on the veranda and is often found sitting with passengers and sharing her experience as one of the first female ship captains. This cruise was a delight from beginning to end aboard a four-masted sailboat. Highly recommended.
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Tour Windstar Company Reviews

This cruise and excursions were fabulous!

5.0 May 2018
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  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I disembarked from the Star Breeze ship this morning. The cruise was from Lisbon to Barcelona. This cruise and excursions were fabulous! The ship had awesome rooms with walk in closet, an actual bath tub, and a sitting area! The food was excellent! The entire staff was very attentive and so much fun! I will definitely be cruising with Windstar again! A few shout outs to crew members... Anna at the excursions desk, Shirley on the wait staff, José in Sporting, Hendry in the dining room. Cath in the gift shop. I am grateful to have met you all and hope to see you when I am cruising again!
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Tour Windstar Company Reviews

Tours 2 Trips 0 Trip
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 450 $ 0
Operator Type Small Ship & Expedition Cruise Line Group Tour Operator
Size None Local Specialist
Trip Types
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • River Cruises
  • Custom Itineraries
  • Group Tours
Service Level Standard Standard
Regions
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Africa
Known For
  • 50+
  • 18 - 35
  • Sailing
  • Safari
Headquarters Seattle, WA Kampala, Uganda
Year Established 1986 N/A
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A N/A
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        About Windstar

        Windstar operates a fleet of luxury small ship yacht-style cruise ships around the world.

        What Makes Them Stand Out?

        Windstar is the place to go for luxurious, yacht style travel . Their fleet consists of  vessels specifically designed to be a difference experience to larger ships. Each ship has a maximum occupancy of 300, lending to their luxurious feel. They pride themselves on providing a “private yacht experience” so even though you are traveling with a couple hundred passengers, you have a lot of space to yourself.

        Who Travels With Them?

        Those seeking a flexible, inclusive, customizable cruise experience will be most at home on a Windstar Cruise. This is a higher budget kind of experience, popular among baby boomers, couples, and families. 

        Where Do They Operate?

        Currently Windstar operates their cruises in North Europe, Italy and the Mediterranean, the South Pacific and Caribbean. They also offer special themed cruises and ocean crossings.

        Why Travel With Them?

        For the experience of authentic travel with a luxury twist, Windstar provides an ideal mix. They offer options like private events, exclusive on shore tours with interesting and varied themes, as well as top notch cuisine and on ship activities. Smaller ports are more accessible on smaller ships such as these so it’s a great option for those who want a comfortable travel experience with just an element of adventure.

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