Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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7+ cruises


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5 out of 5

Amazing Vacation

Sail Date: May 21, 2016

Reviewed: 11 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Balcony

Exceeded expectations. Loved every port ! This is one of the BEST itineraries you will find in eastern Caribbean.( Thanks Carnival!!)Wonderful ship and crew. The food was fantastic the whole week. Guys Burgers & Bar-b-que was such a wonderful treat! We had a Cove balcony , & absolutely loved it. Cruise director was a Hoot! The staff was always friendly , and extremely helpful.

Cabin / Stateroom
Loved Cove balcony . Very private, and we loved being so close to the water.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Self disembark- super easy and fast!
Ship Quality
Don't know how they keep everything so spotless and clean! Our room stewards were fantastic and always friendly.Saff kept hallways,common areas & restrooms spotless.Easy ship to maneuver around.
Destinations and Excursions
The BEST itinerary , and time in each port.(Would LOVE more time in San Juan & St.Thomas)
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs
Didn't use, but looked wonderful for families.
Cruise director was hilarious.Comedy club was fun. Shows in Theater were average. Band in midship at night was fantastic !! Great musician's throughout cruise.
Service and Staff
Southern Lights staff at night and at breakfast were wonderful.
Food and Dining
Excellent, and wonderful menu.
Port Canaveral, Florida
Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic
Mega truck & beach break was great.Beautiful beach,wonderful lunch! So nice to see countryside & people that live there.
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
St.John & Trunk bay are always amazing and so beautiful! ( don't forget the "pain killers" ...sooo good! :-)
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Rainforest was beautiful ! Walk around Old San Juan on your on , & go to Barrachina's for lunch!
Grand Turk Island
Rays,Reefs,& Conchs was our favorite excursion .A day you don't want to end! Diving for your own conch shell, fresh conch salad , & swimming with stingrays.AMAZING fun day!!


First time trying breakfast in main dining room, and it was great. Worth the wait in line on sea days for Guys bar- b-que...line moves fast,and it's excellent . This is a fun ,and relaxing ship. It's everything that you want it to be.

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