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Carnival Magic Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 38

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
Carnival Magic

6 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 12, 2020

Ship: Carnival Magic

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 11232

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Carnival Magic is a great ship which i would have no problem in setting sail on her again some day. the Magic is a Dream class ship which is our favorite so far having also sailed on the Carnival Dream a couple of years ago

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Very smooth embarkation, we had faster to the fun so we were able to get straight on and drop our bags in our cabin

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We were initially placed at a table for 2 which is not what we prefer. however after speaking to the concierge he placed us at a larger table in the middle of the dining room which was perfect for the entertainment. we always have a great experience in the dining rooms

Piano Bar

5 out of 5

lots of fun in the piano bar whatever ship your on.

Lobby and Atrium Bar

3 out of 5

lack of seating when they are holding entertainment in the lobby

Cucina Del Capitano

5 out of 5

Great food and atmosphere, totally recommend going

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
We had a spa cabin so we got to use the fitness center as well as all the spa facilities like the sauna, steam rooms and hot tubs. we even played mini golf and used the water slides that was such fun.

Oriental Steam Bath

5 out of 5

very relaxing on sea days and after excursions

Mini Golf

4 out of 5

2 tier golf course which was novel, we had fun

Fitness Center

5 out of 5

well equipped with great views whist working out

Cloud 9 Spa

5 out of 5

Fantastic

Aroma Steam Bath

5 out of 5

Great for sea days and after excursions

Entertainment

5 out of 5
excellent shows, Carnival has really stepped it up on the entertainment this year.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
all of the staff that we interacted with were phenomenal

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We love the dream class ships we have been on several classes of carnival ships and so far this is our favorite.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We did 2 back to back cruises and my wife talked me into getting interior cabins for the first time, I've always had balconies or Ocean view previously and i must say i was pleasantly surprised clean and comfortable with plenty of closet space.

Ship tip

Enjoy and don't forget to go to the Piano bar

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Great beach for snorkeling

Grand Turk Island

4 out of 5
relaxing day on the beach, safe swimming area, did some snorkeling but not the best.

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
we went on the ATV/Beach excursion which was great fun

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
long lines to get through immigration, only 2 people checking docs so it was painfully slow
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