Carnival Spirit Cruise Review to Mexico

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4 out of 5

Fabulous cruise

Sail Date: February 19, 2007

Reviewed: 9 years ago

Traveled As: Family w/older children

Room Type: Balcony

We just got back from an 8 day Mexican Riviera cruise on the Carnival Spirit and it was wonderful. My wife and I have taken 2 previous cruises (w/Inside cabins) on Carnival 9-10 years ago and loved them, but we had heard that their service/quality had diminished since then. However, we still chose Carnival because we brought our 3 boys along (17,15,& 8), and Carnival seems to be more family oriented. Well, we couldn't have been more misinformed about Carnival's quality/service, because the food was fabulous and the service, impeccable. And, as for the boys, they had a great time with lots to do. And, parents, if there's anything important on a family vacation, it's making sure your kids are having fun and not saying "B-O-R-I-N-G" every hour of the day.
The only reason we're not giving it 6 stars is that the embarkation/disembarkation process was quite disorganized and frustrating., but, once aboard, it was soon forgotten.
Also, I mentioned having Inside cabins previously. Well, we had a Balcony this time ,and we'll never be inside again. We loved it. Thanks, .

Pros: Food/Staff

Cons: Embarkation/Disembarkation process

Recommends Carnival Spirit? Yes!

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Manzanillo, Mexico
Industrial port, but take a taxi (25 min-$10) to the Hotel resort district, and it's really quite beautiful.
Acapulco, Mexico
The warmest of the 3 ports, but not impressed with the area around the terminal. Cliff divers are a must!
Zihuatanejo/Ixtapa, Mexico
An awesome place. "Z" is a clean and quaint village.


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