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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Fascination

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 25, 2018

Ship: Carnival Fascination

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Beautiful countries. Mediocre ship. Great overall experience.


4 out of 5
Quick and easy.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Typical Carnival food. I can’t complain.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
I didn’t use the pool. There was always kids in it. The gym and sauna was cool.

Jewelry Shop

4 out of 5

I bought some nice Effy Jewelry at a good price. I didn’t win any of the raffles which was a bummer.


5 out of 5
The performances were great. I wish the DJ played more up to date music. The cruise director Marcelo was awesome.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was always friendly and willing to assist.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
It’s an old ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
I loved St Thomas. The US should do more to help after the hurricane damage.

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Beautiful. Did a tour around the island and a beach.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
Very interesting island. The Sulphur springs and waterfall excursion was great.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Beautiful island. We did an ATV tour that was fun and educational. The beach here was the best.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
St. Martin was nice. We did a tour and saw the hurricane damage. It’s very sad.


3 out of 5
Was stopped by customs for no reason.

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