Incredible Experience

Carnival Elation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western
Experience: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
Carnival Elation

5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail Date: August 31, 2015

Ship: Carnival Elation

Cabin Type: Suite

Cabin Number: V14

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review Summary

As this was our very first cruise ever, I have nothing to compare it to, but the cruise was an incredible experience for us.  The staff was very efficient, friendly, and professional.  The food was delicious.  We enjoyed the size of the boat (smaller) as it offered a more personable experience.  The entertainment was good and we found ourselves busy the whole time.  As for the ports, Cozumel was very nice and we did the VIP Dolphin Experience at Dolphinarus.  We would have liked more time, but it was a very memorable experience!  As for Progresso, we enjoyed the almost empty ship and only ventured to the shopping area right off the boat.  If sailing there in the future, we will enjoy the almost empty pool instead.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our steward Ivan, bartender Savio from the Drama Bar and our dining crew Reynaldo, Oscar and Miguel were wonderful!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean, as expected. Small, as expected, but the extra room of the suite was enjoyed.

Ports Of Call

New Orleans, Louisiana

3 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

1 out of 5
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