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We chose this cruise as being the most interesting way to manage our return home to Perth, Australia from Fort de France - Martinique. Unknown to us when we booked, the ship was scheduled to visit Bermuda over 2 days, which extended our planned voyage by these 2 days (at no extra cost). The bonus of this leg was being introduced to the Groupama people at a sit-down meal on the arrival evening at Hamilton, and then a tour of the Cup facility after moving to Kings Wharf on the following morning. Then, to top off, 3 Cup boats came out to train, providing "Flybys" of the ship which anchored at the Cup course! We had an option to choose Premium Suite 618 for this passage which we did enjoy greatly. As this was a continuation of our voyage, our cabin move was managed by the ship while we were offered a shore excursion during the day in Fort de France which gave us an opportunity to see the ruins of Saint Pierre and also the Depaz rum distillery. Also visited was the the Sacre Coeur Martinique (Balata Church). Our time on board Le Boreal during this leg of our voyage was very relaxed and enjoyable as the Passage form of this leg was well catered and provided with low key entertainment and activities (which was as advertised). Room servicing on this ship was the best that we have experienced on any voyage so far, and the experience of Ports and Shore Excursions was excellent.

Surprise visit to Bermuda!

Le Boreal Cruise Review by FrednCoral

Trip Details
  • Sail Date: April 2017
  • Destination: Trans-Ocean
  • Cabin Type: Prestige Stateroom
We chose this cruise as being the most interesting way to manage our return home to Perth, Australia from Fort de France - Martinique. Unknown to us when we booked, the ship was scheduled to visit Bermuda over 2 days, which extended our planned voyage by these 2 days (at no extra cost).

The bonus of this leg was being introduced to the Groupama people at a sit-down meal on the arrival evening at Hamilton, and then a tour of the Cup facility after moving to Kings Wharf on the following morning. Then, to top off, 3 Cup boats came out to train, providing "Flybys" of the ship which anchored at the Cup course!

We had an option to choose Premium Suite 618 for this passage which we did enjoy greatly.

As this was a continuation of our voyage, our cabin move was managed by the ship while we were offered a shore excursion during the day in Fort de France which gave us an opportunity to see the ruins of Saint Pierre and also the Depaz rum distillery. Also visited was the the Sacre Coeur Martinique (Balata Church). Our time on board Le Boreal during this leg of our voyage was very relaxed and enjoyable as the Passage form of this leg was well catered and provided with low key entertainment and activities (which was as advertised).

Room servicing on this ship was the best that we have experienced on any voyage so far, and the experience of Ports and Shore Excursions was excellent.
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