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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 31, 2009
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 8 years ago

The trip was wonderful! The only complaint is the price of drinks. I think they could probably sell more if they were a little less expensive. We ended up only having 4 drinks because of the prices! The staff was very friendly and helpful!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Loved that food was available from 6 am to 4am! You can basically eat whenever you want and as much as you want!! The food isn't the best I've ever had, tastes like basic buffet food.


5 out of 5
Activities going on all day! Always something to do!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was very friendly and helpful. Room service was very helpful with whatever we needed!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Fairly easy to find everything on boat. Everything kept clean and tidy.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Nice room. About everytime we left room, it was cleaned when we came back.
5 out of 5
Visit the flea market to get good deals on necklaces, etc. But make sure to bargain and never pay the price they are asking for. If they ask for $20, offer $5. The excursion to the mayan ruins are awesome! Book with auto progreso in port, they are alot cheaper than the ship.
Don't Miss: Flea Market, but make sure to bargain with them.
5 out of 5
Shopping is more expensive here than in Progreso. We went on the snorkeling and beach party excursion for $59! It was awesome, definitely worth every cent! Free margaritas and beer with it as well!!
Don't Miss: Do a shore excursion here, not much else unless you only want to shop and eat.

Pros: The service was great! Very helpful!

Cons: Alcohol prices were very expensive! One drink came out to over $18!!

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

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