A great family oriented cruise

Carnival Ecstasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 19, 2011
Ship: Carnival Ecstasy
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 7 years ago
The ship was clean, well maintained. Staff was very friendly and helpful. There were lots of activities and entertainment. Well planned through out the day and easily enjoyed.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


5 out of 5
Comedians were good-like having that as an entertainment option-wish they would have had shows everynight.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
My teenage son had a great time in the activities offered for him. My 17 year old daughter choose to spend her time with me.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Dining staff that you see all over the ship in various jobs were great. They remembered our names and went out of the way to be cordial and pleasant.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
My room had an obstructed view balcony-but it was still nice and enjoyed being able to sit outside and enjoy the fresh air, sunshine and to watch the ocean.
3 out of 5
Went to some ruins-tour guide was exceptionally knowledgeable. Did not visit the town proper--did minimal shopping at the pier
5 out of 5
DId some snorkeling-was okay-Walked through town after, enjoyed the many shops and such to see and shop in.

Pros: plenty of activities for kids and parents alike-ships was clean and well maintained

Cons: the loads of little kids in the hottubs-to the exclusion of adults-lines at lunch

Recommends Carnival Ecstasy? Yes!

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