Carnival Paradise Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Contributor Level: Purser

1 cruise (first)


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2 out of 5

Rocky ship

Sail Date: August 29, 2016

Reviewed: 9 months ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

Favorite part of the cruise was docking at the ports and seeing the sights and doing the excursions. More daytime activities need to be scheduled during the day, not everyone came on the cruise to shop for jewelry and play bingo. The ship was very, very rough due to inclement weather but we didn't think that it was going to be to the magnitude that it was. It shouldn't cost a small fortune to buy the Dream photos if you're interested in doing so. 

Cabin / Stateroom
Bed kept separating and just really outdated.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Seems like it took forever to board and even longer to get off.
Ship Quality
Small and an older ship.
Destinations and Excursions
All destinations and excursions were great. Not enough time in Grand Cayman Islands.
Onboard Activities
Not enough to do during the day. Not everyone wants to buy jewelry.
Children's Programs NA
The comedians were really good but the other shows were just okay.
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
All of the food was good but it wasn't always convienent to get to at all times.
Tampa, Florida
George Town, Grand Cayman
Dolphins and stingrays were amazing but stingray bay was super crowded and really chaotic. Not enough time to enjoy the port. Literally went to the excursions and back to the ship.
Cozumel, Mexico
AMAZING EXCURSIONS WITH FANTASTIC GUIDES AND A WONDERFUL LUNCH! We had plenty of time to fit everything in. Really great day!


Don't miss the comedy shows.

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