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Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Mexico

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

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
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5 Night Baja Mexico (San Diego Roundtrip)
Sail Date: August 11, 2007
Ship: Carnival Elation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 10 years ago

This was the most amazing experience of my life. The food was great. It was like eating $100 meals every night. You can order as many portions as you wish. The deserts were great and the atmosphere was really good. The staff was really fun. Their is a lot of gambling on the ship so if you have a gambling problem dont go on this ship. Bingo was fun but expensive and they have a casino. The limits are low the first night but double the second night. They even have face up blackjack. Thats where you actully see the dealers cards. (ties are won by the dealer). Dont miss the horse races!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Always something to do.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Really fun!

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship was mostly pretty clean but the pools are very small and not good looking. It is also salt water.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Showers are small but manageble. Get a room in the middle of the ship it rocks the least.
5 out of 5
Really expensive. We went jet sking it was really fun but expensive. Also their is not insurance since the ship does endorse this activity. Do the ships excursion. Everyone said swimming with the dolphins was really good also it is less expensive if bought on the ship.
Don't Miss: Swimming with the dolphins
5 out of 5
Lots of shopping. We did the Taste of Mexico Excursion. It was really fun we learned about ensenda history and got to make tamales, salsa, and tostadas. It was worth the money.
Don't Miss: Shopping

Pros: Structured Activities and Dinner

Cons: Lots of Gambling

Recommends Carnival Elation? Yes!

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