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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)
Sail Date: July 10, 2011
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago

This cruise was for our honeymoon. We had a great time, but by the 6th day-- we were ready to get off the ship as we ran out of things to do on the "At Sea" days. As for the ports: Cabo San Lucas was great! We enjoyed swimming with the dolphins (highly recommend!). We also enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Cabo Wabo. Our second stop at Puerto Vallarta wasn't as exciting. It was a bit "dirty" and the water at the beach is truly unswimmable.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The food was pretty excellent. The steak was tasty- good flavor.They always had vegetarian options also. Our waitress- Iryna- was excellent! Their desserts were amazing-- especially the Warm Chocolate Melting Cake. YUM!


3 out of 5
The broadway style shows were fun and exciting. It gave us something to do at night.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone was very friendly.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
It took us a little time to get used to the ships layout-- even getting "lost" a few times (even with a map-- some hallways are blocked!). But the staff was very helpful in pointing us in the right direction. The decor is fun and the ship was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
We had a balcony on the back of the ship. It was a bit rough back there! The balcony was a little dirty upon arrival into our room-- so I had to wipe it down with Lysol Wipes. Overall, the room was in good shape. TV was fairly small.
5 out of 5
Cabo Adventures: Swimming with the Dolphins Cabo Wabo (in downtown) <--excellent guacamole!
3 out of 5
Dirty. People EVERYWHERE trying to sell you crap---the same crap repeatedly!!!!

Pros: Good food, friendly service all around

Cons: Sea sick-- mostly in room-- very back of ship.

Recommends Carnival Splendor? No.

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