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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 17

Overall rating:

3.9 out of 5
Carnival Magic

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 21, 2019

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1246

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Good cruise. Not great. Water was rough on the way down. Room was very warm, hard to sleep. Ports were great. Would do again but with either a different ship or higher deck.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5


5 out of 5

always a favourite

Piano Bar

1 out of 5

disappointing. was looking forward to this but the player used a loop machine with vocal drums on almost every song and took away from the piano.

Lobby and Atrium Bar

4 out of 5

beautiful. Set up well.

Lido Marketplace

3 out of 5

deli was ok.

Grand Buffet

2 out of 5

buffet not very good.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

loved pool and pong

Mini Golf

4 out of 5

kids loved it


3 out of 5
We really wanted to see the country show but they had a major malfunction with the stage so it was cancelled.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

2 out of 5
cabin was ok. room was very hot, ac not working well, and lots of smells on deck 1 of sewage.

Ship tip

book a higher deck.

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
one of our favourites. love Margarittaville.

La Romana, Dominican Republic

4 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

4 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
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