Not enough time in ports

Carnival Pride Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas


Contributor Level: Purser
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3.0 out of 5
Sail Date: May 05, 2013
Ship: Carnival Pride
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 4 years ago
This is our second cruise on the Carnival Pride....we love the ship. The room attendent was great, the entertainment fantastic, the food very good and our room was perfect. The weather cooperated and we couldn't wait to visit Grand Turk, Half Moon Cay and Freeport. My wife Denise wanted to stay in an aft cabin with an extended balcony and the room and view were absolutely fantastic. However, the walk to all the activities wasn't considered when we booked the cruise. Staying aft is great, however, you will lose wait walking everywhere.

The only disappointment with the cruise was the amount of time spent in Grand Turk and Freeport. It was the inagural cruise to these destinations and evidently Carnival didn't plan much time in these ports for their cruisers. It seemed funny we had a whole day on their private island to spend our money and time and had to keep looking at our watches when we were in the other ports.

I definately recommend the Port Canaveral, Nassua, and Freeport cruise over this one. Only because you do spend time at each destination.

The cruise was fantastic and we can't wait to go again.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Had a very bad steak at David's.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Kirk and staff were great as always.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room attendant was fantastic.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Will need to be cosmetically updated soon...but very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Absolutely loved it.
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