February eastern Caribbean

Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Carnival Magic

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 10, 2018

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 6231

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We had a wonderful trip and would recoit to anyone.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
Embarking was fine. I was a little nervous about arriving at the port later than I’d expected. I booked transportation from the airport to the ship through Carnival. There was about an hour wait for us after our flight arrived. Others had to wait nearly three hours. We got to the ship just as the food service was ending and had very little time to grab a bite and get to our room and then on to our safety drill. The actual sail away party was lots of fun. We spent the evening getting unpacked so we didn’t do dinner in the dining room the first night.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the dining room- both the food and the service. Our wait staff was excellent and always super friendly. Guy’s burgers and Guy’s pig and Anchor were both very good and very popular. The buffets had lots of variety. The pizza was tasty and we ate way too much ice cream.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Red Frog Rum Bar was the best!

The Salon

5 out of 5

Super sweet stylist. I was very satisfied.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Loved the comedy club and the Motown show in the atrium.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Plenty of room. Plenty of storage. The bed was big and comfy and we loved the balcony.

Ship tip

Just go and enjoy.

Ports of call

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic Did not visit port

Rough seas - we could dock.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Beautiful. Did the Kon-tiki excursion after our 1st choice was canceled due to hurricane damage. Loved the boat ride- the rum punch and the beach time.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Beautiful historic island. We did a bus ride around the city- both old and new San Juan. Our driver was super knowledgeable and funny. She stopped so we could get off the bus and make pictures.

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Beautiful water and warm weather.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Leisurely breakfast and relaxed on the Lido while waiting on our assigned time to disembark.
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