Nice cruise, Bahamas were just okay...

Carnival Fantasy Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


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

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
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5 Night Bahamas (Charleston Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 11, 2015
Ship: Carnival Fantasy
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: U10
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Pros - affordable vacation. lots of food. clean statesroom. friendly staff. comedians were good. great weather. boat was ontime. easy to get off boat. carried own bag on departure. within 30 minutes of docking we were at our car.

Cons - Charleston: parking $17 per day.

Cons - Cruise Ship - took longer to board probably an hour to get on boat after arriving at parking lot. the food was good, but not great. Anytime dining should be renamed "Long-time dining" as two of our three meals there took about 2 hours. The staff was overwhelmed. We moved our meal plan to set time dining. it worked much better.

Cons - the Bahamas - Freeport appears it's best days are behind it. spent the day at Junkenoo beach. In the Bahamas - Nassau - this is a more upscale beach (next to Atlantis), however, you are constantly harassed to buy things - jet ski, banana boat, drinks, Cuban cigars, conch shells. lots of people always around asking if you want this or that. paid $20 for an umbrella. it was hard to relax at Cabbage Beach

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
large quantity. quality is decent, but not "great"

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Comedians PG shows were better than Adult shows

Children's Programs

Did not use

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
:)

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
ship is showing signs of aging...

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
enjoyed the cabin. great attendants!

Ship Tip

Did not have much success with "anytime dining", I would suggest picking a set dining time.

3 out of 5
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