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Carnival Fascination Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Carnival Fascination

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 29, 2019

Ship: Carnival Fascination

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: R233

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

If you want a cruise with out kids this is not it. But everything was very enjoyable except for the kids on our floor across from our room.


5 out of 5
Fast and easy - got on early with faster to the fun.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Dining room, blue iguana (taco/burrito bar), Deli, Breakfast buffet & Guys Burgers - food was excellent. But the pizza was horrible. The dinner buffet was lacking.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
LOved the comedy shows and game shows!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Brittney, Mathew, Pedro and Moneymaker Maddy - AMAZING!!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Perfect size, always kept clean twice a day. Always updated with info left in cabin with what is going on on the ship the next day.

Ship tip

Too many KIDS

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Stayed at an Airbnb after disembarking. Very nice! Enjoyed breakfast twice at Semilla in Condado. We were there for the major earthquakes, on 12th floor, scared us (even though we are from San DIego).

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Sea Lion Excursion - AMAZING!!! Parasailing got canceled because of the weather.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

5 out of 5
Excursion got cancelled because not enough people. We went to Maho Beach for the day - AMAZING! Watching the airplanes and enjoying the awesome weather.

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
Dolphin Swim - AMAZING!!! Then we asked the local taxi to take us to a beach - we were taken to Frigate Bay - AMAZING!!! The food, beer, atmosphere,. My fave place out of all of them!!

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
Turtle Swim - AMAZING!!! The crew on this excursion was the best!! But be careful cause there is a guy in a wheelchair with a British couple who will buy you beers to rob you.


5 out of 5
We had faster to the fun - first out and very smooth and fast
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