East Caribbean cruise

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Magic

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 13, 2018

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 12207

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Cabin, ok. Food needs improvement. Lines very long and if you wanted some of the special stuff like omelets only one place with 10-12 minute waits. Also the layout needs rethinking as some items were just randomly placed and led to waits.


1 out of 5
N/A, Missed embarkation thanks to American Airlines. Picked up at puerto plata. No problems. We were not the only ones.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Food was pretty much like an average 3 star restaurant. Nothing to write home about.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Movies, spa

Thalassotherapy Pool

5 out of 5

Great although the spa requires some dexterity to use the steel bar benches.


4 out of 5
Liked the shows average entertainment

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Friendly and helpful

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Clean, typical layout for a cruise ship.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Overall clean. Would prefer table and chairs to sofa

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida Did not visit port

Missed embarkation because of American Airlines. Upon return we were on board bus to airport

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
No excursion. Flew into Puerto plata. Our drive from the airport to Riu Merenge was informative. My wife did not want to leave.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Took taxi to downtown and walked the streets and alleys. Gabys great place for conch bisque and fritters

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Walking tour. Very informative.

Grand Turk Island

4 out of 5
Island tour. Still much damage on the island.


5 out of 5

Traveler Photos

Riu Merenge Gabys
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