Great Number of Ports of Call

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
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7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 16, 2006
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Reviewed: 11 years ago
The stateroom was worn. Closets had big nicks and cracks...the shower smelled

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room was excellent, except for the first night. The food in the Tiffany (buffet) dining room was marginal.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
The dancers were excellent (and I hate dancing!)

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We never saw our teenage boys during the day....they always were at some activity.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Wait staff in dining room were friendly and tried to help by giving tips on the next day's port of call.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Other than the stateroom, the ship was well maintained and clean.
5 out of 5
The reefs off of Grand Turk were absolutely outstanding for snorkeling.
5 out of 5
We went over on our own to St. Johns...taxis are expensive at $10 per person per leg...and snorkeled at Trunk Bay.
5 out of 5
Great first port of call. Basically just a beach, but great swimming.
3 out of 5
We took the free trolley up to one fort, walked over to the other fort, and then made our way down the hill, through the shopping of old San Juan and back to the ship.
Don't Miss: Kite flying at the fort....I have never seen kites so high!!

Pros: Wonderful ports for snorkeling and family beach activities.

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