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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

5.0 out of 5
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7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: January 10, 2016
Ship: Carnival Splendor
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 1459
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 1 year ago

We had a wonderful time on the Carnival Splendor cruise we returned from last week.  All the staff on the Splendor were very friendly and courteous and went out of their way to be sure we were well cared for. 

The nightly shows in the main theater were excellent.  The costume changes by the singers and dancers were gorgeous and amazingly many, and the choreography was outstanding.

The comedy shows were also very good.  Unfortunately the venue for the comedy acts is too small. Long waiting lines and jam packed shows were uncomfortable.

We had 4 ports on this 7 day cruise.  Each and every one was a lot of fun.  I think on future cruises we will try to stick to 3 ports as we also enjoy the ship itself and it got to be quite exhausting with the day and nightlife!

Although this was a very large ship, I never felt like there were too many people there (except at muster and the comedy show).  All public areas were very well maintained as was our cabin. 

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
Dining room dinners in the evening were excellent. The Lido buffet was good, but would like to have seen a varied menu for breakfast, it got boring.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the pools, hot tubs, shows, casino and mini golf!

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

3 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Deck 5 goes all the way from one end to the other of the ship....don't try getting from one place to the other on decks 3 or 4.

5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Cozumel-great time, took taxi to Chankanaab Nat'l Park, swam with manatees - great experience! Also enjoyed the beach there, the walkways through ruins and Mayan village.
5 out of 5
Belize - city tour and rum factory, and shopping here was great, very willing to deal once got outside of gate.
5 out of 5
Mahogony Bay, Honduras- did a Bodden Tour here - 3 parts: 1)scenic tour, 2) actually held monkeys and had macaws and parrots on our shoulders at Bodden stop 3) Also spent about 3 hours at the beach at Bannarama. Beautiful day!
5 out of 5
So much to do here - this was our 5th time here and were tired out from the last 3 days of ports, basically did some shopping here and enjoyed the people.
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