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Carnival Sensation Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
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4 Night Bahamas (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 20, 2007
Ship: Carnival Sensation
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 10 years ago

Our family really enjoyed the cruise, but I would recommend traveling with another family with children of similar ages. This will give you compatible dinner guests and companions for other activities. Our boys are four years apart and didn't want to hang out together or participate in the planned teen activities.

At dinner, we sat with a couple in their late 50's/early 60's and another in their late 70's (guessing). They were very pleasant company, but not a preference for teenage guys.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5


3 out of 5
I was disappointed that one show was announced as rated a strong PG-13 due to costuming and content. Because our boys are 14 and 18, we decided to try it. We left within five minutes and felt we were cheated. I thought the costumes were inappropriate on another night's show as well. The shows we saw were very good. We just feel that a family altnerative should be available every night. I'm an adult, and I don't want to see a show that isn't appropriate for all audiences.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
3 out of 5
I don't recommend a catamaran snorkeling adventure unless you're very experienced. For beginner, consider one of the island snorkel tours instead. We did see beautiful fish even though the water was rough.
3 out of 5
Our excursion was cancelled due to the weather. We also didn't schedule until the night before, so we didn't get our first choice. Plan and schedule ahead.
Don't Miss: Atlantis. Cab fair was $4 per person each way. Well worth it.

Pros: Meals

Cons: Missing shows because they weren't family friendly

Recommends Carnival Sensation? Yes!

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