Not as expected ,,

Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28 Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: June 08, 2008
Ship: Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The ship seemed old , the windows were not clean enough to enjoy a nice ocean view ,, with streaks on it ,, there was some squeaking in the cabin , which kept me up a couple of nights ,, we were celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary ,, I expected a cake or a bottle of champagne as courtesy as we were 7 of us , friends who came on this cruise to celebrate my anniversary ,, but my friends had to pay to buy us a cake and the dining room staff did attempt to brighten up the mood . The food was good but went twice to the lido deck which I understand is by the pool area ,, but seeing young teenagers running in and out in their swimming trunks and some people just strolling in with 300 plus pounds on them without a towel or any covering just their swim costumes made me loose my appetite to dine in the restaurant .
3 out of 5
Visited the waterfalls ,, kinda okay and the botanical gardens were a waste of money and time,, my backyard has more plants than the botanical gardens on 40 acres ,,total waste ,, the govt needs to step up to the plate and make it a proper garden to generate revenue ,,
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
Nice beaches ,
3 out of 5
The beaches were nice and pristine ,
3 out of 5
went to turner beach ,, was informed this is a nice quiet beach,, but alas there were locals doing business with wave runners and it got noisy after a while ,,
5 out of 5
It was the best island ,, very clean and the drivers were so so polite ,

Pros: The itineary

Cons: The people walking in thru the dining area by the pool deck (Lido) with their swimming costumes on ,,

Recommends Carnival Destiny (RETIRED) 28? No.

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