I thought the ship was very nice. The whole experience exceeded my expectations. I think the ports were okay at best. Once you get away from the port, you could find a lot of things to do. Just be ready to be bombarded with taxi drivers and people trying to get you to do their own tour. I don't recommend the ship sold excursions. They are expensive and based off of their own time frames. The two that we did were very rushed. The go go go pace took away from the whole experience. We just took a taxi on the last day and made our own excursion. It was 1/5th the cost of an identical excursion sold on the ship and we had a blast.
JesseB added Jan 16, 2012 cruise on Carnival Ecstasy to their profile.
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