Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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2-3 cruises


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3 out of 5

Pretty good cruise.

Sail Date: January 03, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Oceanview

Ship was clean and overall pretty good. Wasn't impressed with what was offered on the top decks (tiny pool, okay water slides, no basketball goal). There is a serenity deck (adults only) that normally had good space in the hot tubs.

Pros: Great wait staff, good food

Cons: Small pool, not a lot of top deck activities

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

Cabin / Stateroom
Small but adequate. Bathrooms had a lingering smell of urine.
Lots of options but not great quality. Not many top deck entertainment options.
Ship Quality
Food and Dining
Wait staff was great. Danced/sang each night after the meal. Best part of the experience.
Service and Staff
Great crew. Good energy.
Cozumel, Mexico
Booked privately over the internet to avoid overpaying for an excursion. Cheap private beach/open bar/snorkeling readily available on the island.
Don't Miss: Snorkeling.
Progreso (Merida), Mexico
Not much to do besides shop or overpay for an excursion. Most people shopped the shops right by the terminal or took the free shuttle in to a touristy marketplace.
Don't Miss: Worth taking the free shuttle down the pier and walking the shops along the beach.

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