Carribean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas and Grand Turks Island

Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 11

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Verified Review
8 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 09, 2013
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 9289
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 5 years ago

Overall the cruise was good. The service in all areas was excellent, the food was good especially in the dining room. The musical shows in the theater were very professional and well done. We were disappointed in the comedians they were not funny. There was one incident at the aft pool on the Sunday before we reached San Juan when a group of 20/30 somethings were diving into the pool and creating a very dangerous situation to people in the pool and to themselves. One girl slipped on the bench around the pool and if she had fallen she would have cracked her head open and it would have been very nasty. A waiter told them to stop but they didn't listen to him. Security came later but did nothing. There were people who wanted to go into the pool but couldn't because of the dangerous behavior of the young people. The weather was great all week and the excursions at each location were very well done and enjoyable.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Get a cabin on the lido deck because that is where most of the action is and the food and pools.

5 out of 5
Must be on deck when the ship goes under the Verrazano Bridge.
5 out of 5
The walking tour of the Old city is great and should be done by everyone who is a first time visitor to San Juan. It takes two hours and gives you a lot of history and sight seeing at the street level.
5 out of 5
St. Thomas is very mountainous but the views are great
5 out of 5
Island is flat but has a great beach right near the dock and you can take a towel and sit on the beach and go into the water.
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