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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: May 02, 2015
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Balcony
Cabin Number: 6386
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 3 years ago

Overall this cruise is awesome. 4 days of fun activities preceded and followed by a day of rest and relaxation. I highly recommend it.  The excursions we went on (all through Carnival) we very good except for Scuba diving in Cozumel. Cozumel has some of the best diving in the world and Sand Dollar Sports (who Carnival operates this excursion through) takes us to 2 absolutely disappointing reefs. Our dive master even took us over sand for most of our second dive. What a total waste of time and money. Book it outside of Carnival to get a great experience. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room and service was great. Food was good.


3 out of 5
Kevin, the cruise director was great. Most of the comedians were disappointing.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Cabin attendants were very good.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Decor is really bad. Hopefully they fired the interior design company before they get another ship.
1 out of 5
Sand Dollar Sports does a terrible job selecting dive spots. Don't waste your money
5 out of 5
Dark Night Tours did a phenomenal job with the Ultimate Exclusive Zipline and Cave Tubing. Couldn't say enough good things about them!
5 out of 5
Diving with Anthony's Key Resort made this incredible diving the best! Don't pass up diving here.
3 out of 5
Stingray City and the Turtle Farm was very good. Carnival did a horrible job getting us off the ship. Totally disorganized. Lost 45 minutes of our tour because of that.
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