Pearl Mist

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Cruise line
Pearl Seas Cruises (Small Cruise Lines)

Current cruise:
10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Cuba Cultural Voyage
28 Nov, 2016 - 09 Dec, 2016

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Pearl Mist Review and Specifications

Specifications of Pearl Mist

Flag Marshall Islands
Builder IRVING SHIPBUILDING HALIFAX CANADA
Year built 2014
Speed 17 kn / 31 kph / 20 mph
Length (LOA) 102 m / 335 ft
Beam (width) 17 m / 56 ft
Gross Tonnage 5109 gt
Passengers 210 - 216
Crew 65
Passengers-to-space ratio 24
Decks 6
Cabins 108
Decks with cabins 6

Review of Pearl Mist

Pearl Mist is a contemporary small cruise ship. She was built in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2014. Years of legal dispute delayed the vessel being put into operation, so mv Pearl Mist did not leave on an inaugural cruise until June 2014. Currently, she is operated and owned by Pearl Seas Cruises.

History - construction & ownership

The 5,100-ton, 210-passenger cruise ship Pearl Mist was ordered by Pearl Seas Cruises from Irving Shipyards in 2006 for US$43.5 million. She was the first ship to be built for the cruise line. Pearl Mist's keel was laid down in July 2007. Pearl Seas and Irving started their dispute just 5 months after the beginning of construction. The ship was launched on March 14, 2008 and completed in June 2010, but due to the dispute the company refused to accept it. Pearl Mist was laid up in Nova Scotia (Shelburne) to await the outcome of legal process. A settlement was reached in 2013. Pearl Mist was accepted by the Pearl Seas Cruises line and towed to Baltimore in April 2013. She was later taken in hand by Salisbury-based Chesapeake Shipbuilding for fitting out.

Cruise itinerary program

Pearl Mist itinerary program is based on Eastern Caribbean round-trip cruises from San Juan, Puerto Rico. The vessel also offers USA East Coast sailings from Boston MA, as well as USA and Canada cruises (“Great Lakes & Georgian Bay”) leaving out of Chicago (Illinois, USA) and Toronto (Ontario, Canada).

Pearl Mist

Cabins

The Pearl Mist ship is described as "luxury", featuring 105 double rooms (between 302-580 ft2), all of which with an outside balcony. Pearl Mist can accommodate 210 passengers. The ship is equipped with modern amenities, including wireless internet access and flat screen TVs. The staterooms are comfortable and even the smaller G and H categories are big enough for 2 people to move with ease. All cabins can fit 3 adults.

Dining options - Food & Drinks

Pearl Mist features only one dining room with all meals served in a single seating. Food is excellent, but passengers are asked to select lunch and dinner choices at breakfast so the chef will know what has to be prepared ahead of time. However, if later you are in the mood for something different, you are not locked into your choice. The chef is flexible easily modifies most recipes to serve any dietary restriction. Waiters quickly learn who is gluten-free, who is on a low-salt diet, etc. to ensure each guest is taken care of. There is always an entree option and a vegetarian appetizer.

Entertainment options - Fun & Sport

Daytime fun aboard the Pearl Mist ship is restricted to board or card games, chats with new friends and destination lectures. Evening entertainment consists of single musical acts. On most itineraries, the ship calls at a new port every day, thus leaving little time for onboard activity. Before or after the port visits, passengers can attend an expert talk on the area's history, geography and culture. Other afternoon activities include bingo, trivia, golf putting challenge, arts&crafts and the occasional sun deck games in the Caribbean. The small bridge is open for passengers once or twice per cruise.

Pearl Mist related cruise news

Pearl Mist Itineraries 2016

The below listed Pearl Mist cruise prices on 2016 itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest Small Cruise Lines fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

Departure
Itinerary ports
28 November 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Cuba Cultural Voyage
Prices starting
from $8746
29 Nov        Departing from Miami, Florida
30 Nov        Havana, Cuba
01 Dec        Havana, Cuba
02 Dec        Maria la Gorda,Cuba
03 Dec        Cienfuegos, Cuba
04 Dec        Casilda, Cuba
05 Dec        Santiago de Cuba
06 Dec        Alejandro de Humboldt National Park,Cuba
07 Dec        Holguin,Cuba
08 Dec        At Sea
09 Dec        Arriving in Miami, Florida
08 December 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Cuba Cultural Voyage
Prices starting
from $8746
09 Dec        Departing from Miami, Florida
10 Dec        Havana, Cuba
11 Dec        Havana, Cuba
12 Dec        Maria la Gorda,Cuba
13 Dec        Cienfuegos, Cuba
14 Dec        Casilda, Cuba
15 Dec        Santiago de Cuba
16 Dec        Alejandro de Humboldt National Park,Cuba
17 Dec        Holguin,Cuba
18 Dec        At Sea
19 Dec        Arriving in Miami, Florida
18 December 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Cuba Cultural Voyage
Prices starting
from $8746
19 Dec        Departing from Miami, Florida
20 Dec        Havana, Cuba
21 Dec        Havana, Cuba
22 Dec        Maria la Gorda,Cuba
23 Dec        Cienfuegos, Cuba
24 Dec        Casilda, Cuba
25 Dec        Santiago de Cuba
26 Dec        Alejandro de Humboldt National Park,Cuba
27 Dec        Holguin,Cuba
28 Dec        At Sea
29 Dec        Arriving in Miami, Florida
28 December 10 nights / 11 days, round-trip Cuba Cultural Voyage
Prices starting
from $8746
29 Dec        Departing from Miami, Florida
30 Dec        Havana, Cuba
31 Dec        Havana, Cuba
01 Jan        Maria la Gorda,Cuba
02 Jan        Cienfuegos, Cuba
03 Jan        Casilda, Cuba
04 Jan        Santiago de Cuba
05 Jan        Alejandro de Humboldt National Park,Cuba
06 Jan        Holguin,Cuba
07 Jan        At Sea
08 Jan        Arriving in Miami, Florida