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Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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4 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 10, 2011
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (young children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
This was a first time cruise experience for my 10 year old son. He had a wonderful time. It was a short cruise only 4 days and we only visited one port so it gave him the cruising experience. I would have liked to see more activities on board for his age group. I had registered him for the kid's camp for the 9 to 11 year olds but nothing that was scheduled for that age group appealed to him. He wanted to participate in the video gaming sessions of the older groups. The bottomless bubbles program was excellent for him - he enjoyed the constant refills of sodas aboard the ship. Perhaps you all could consider expanding the arcade and offering a similar program, for a set price you can play video games for the cruise. Overall it was a great experience. The dining staff were excellent. The dinners were great..the buffets were ok.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
need more creative activities. The only appealing activities of course cost additional money

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
the shopping at the pier was great and the playa mia excursion was a great affordable way to participate in water activities and relax without having to pay a lot of money

Pros: the service on the ship

Cons: the amount of activities

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

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