Quantcast
X

Best Costa Cruises

U.S. News ranks 11 Costa Cruises based on an analysis of reviews and health ratings. Costa Atlantica is the top-ranked ship overall. But you can filter your search based on price, region, traveler type and brand to find the best ship and itinerary for you.

#1 Costa Atlantica (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

The 2,680-passenger Costa Atlantica was launched in 2000 as Costa's first Spirit-class ship. With decor inspired by Italian filmmaker Federico Fellini — every deck is named after a Fellini film — Costa Atlantica separates itself from its sister ship, Costa ... Reviews & Pictures»

#2 Costa Luminosa (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.5
    4.5
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Costa Luminosa may transport up to 2,836 passengers (and 1,050 crew members), but reviewers said it never feels overly crowded. With 11 bars and plenty of entertainment options — including a 4-D cinema, golf and Grand Prix simulators and ... Reviews & Pictures»

#2 Costa Pacifica (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Launched in 2009, Costa Pacifica is among Costa's largest ships. Like its nearly identical sister ships (Costa Fascinosa, Costa Favolosa and Costa Serena), the 3,780-passenger Costa Pacifica caters to those in pursuit of large-ship facilities and onboard entertainment ... Reviews & Pictures»

#4 Costa Mediterranea (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Costa Mediterranea first debuted in 2003, unveiling an almost identical style and configuration as Carnival's Spirit-class ships. But thanks to a facelift in 2008, the ship now offers a few unique features, including a spa-inspired cabin category that grants ... Reviews & Pictures»

#5 Costa Victoria (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Introduced in 1996, Costa Victoria is one of Costa's oldest ships. While the ship lacks the imaginative venues available on Costa's newer ships, like the 4-D Cinema, golf and Grand Prix simulators and a roller-skating station, Costa Victoria ... Reviews & Pictures»

#6 Costa Favolosa (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Like other Corcordia-class ships, the 3,800-passenger Costa Favolosa caters to families. Introduced in 2011, the ship boasts a wealth of new, big-ship amenities, including a 4-D cinema, four pools, a waterslide and designated kids clubs. While younger guests mix ... Reviews & Pictures»

#6 Costa Magica (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Introduced in 2004, the 3,470-passenger Costa Magica features four pools (including one with a retractable glass roof), five Jacuzzis and 5,500 pieces of art work. Costa Magica offers a similar style and design to its sister ship, Costa ... Reviews & Pictures»

#6 Costa Deliziosa (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    3.5
    3.5
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Launched in 2010, Costa Deliziosa is the sister ship to Costa Luminosa. While the ship can carry up to 2,260 passengers, thanks to a nearly 1-to-2 crew-to-guest ratio, the ship doesn't skimp on personalized service. The ship is ... Reviews & Pictures»

#9 Costa Fortuna (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.0-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Introduced in 2003, the 3,470-passenger Costa Fortuna has a style reminiscent of a traditional Italian ocean liner. Reproductions of works by Michelangelo and Raffaello lend an Old World flair, while elaborate replicas of 26 Costa steamships in the ship ... Reviews & Pictures»

#9 Costa Serena (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 3.0-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Introduced in 2007, Costa Serena wins over guests with its well-designed public spaces and courteous staff members. Though the ship can carry up to 3,780 passengers and 1,100 crew members, it never feels overly crowded thanks to its ... Reviews & Pictures»

#11 Costa Fascinosa (Costa)
  • Overall Rating: 2.5-stars
  • Health Rating:
    4.0
    4.0
  • Ship Price: $$$$

Costa Fascinosa first debuted in 2012. As one of the largest and newest ships in the fleet — the ship can carry approximately 3,000 passengers and maintains a nearly 1-to-3 crew-to-guest ratio — Costa Fascinosa offers a variety of dining and ... Reviews & Pictures»

Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 22 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.