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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

4.6 out of 5
Carnival Fascination

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 15, 2018

Ship: Carnival Fascination

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Great experience on a great itinerary, awesome islands, good food, and so many great times!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
short wait, friendly staff, great luggage service!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Awesome food, great selection, attentive wait staff, had the anytime dining, and kept requesting the same wait staff they were so good, by the end of the cruise they were anticipating our requests!

Deli

4 out of 5

great sandwhiches

Bar

5 out of 5

it was a bar, they served great drinks!

88 Piano Bar

4 out of 5

lots of fun and great times

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Guest Services / Shore Excursions

5 out of 5

super friendly and helpful staff

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Grand Atrium

5 out of 5

awesome atrium, great bar, entertaining music!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
from the waiters to the stewards, to the photographers, everyone was super friendly and very helpful. We had the unlimited photo package, and so made it a point to hit every backdrop every night, by the third day the photographers recognized us and greeted us like old friends!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
great layout, easy to navigate, older design but very well cleaned and maintained!

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
went on the trip to Meghan's Bay Beach, which was beautiful, and then stopped downtown for some great shopping!

Bridgetown, Barbados

4 out of 5
Took the Harrison's cave tour, it was a lot of fun, next time, we're hitting a beach though!

Castries, St. Lucia

4 out of 5
beautiful island, did the full-day tour, should have been advised ahead of time lunch would be at the end of the tour (around 3 PM) and at a cash-only establishment!

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
another beautiful southern Carribean island, lots of fun touring around on our excursion, Brimstone fortress is a must-see!

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Our favorite port, we rent a convertible jeep from hertz and take off around the island, found beautiful beaches and friendly locals!

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
smooth sailing on Carnival's part, only annoyance was a ton of people who got in line for customs before they had their forms filled out, which caused some delays!
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