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Carnival Splendor Cruise Review to Mexico

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Reviews: 11
Helpful Votes: 62

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Carnival Splendor

7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 25, 2018

Ship: Carnival Splendor

Cabin type: Oceanview

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Alaska Cruise is the best, of all our cruises. We will return using air, boat and or car so we can spend more time at each port. Carnival Journey Cruise is the way to go.


5 out of 5
fairly smooth

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Food good


5 out of 5

This is my wife's favorite place, if I cannot find her she will be at the Pizzeria.


5 out of 5

Great break from cruise food and get some fresh chicken. Healthy too,

The Black Pearl Restaurant

5 out of 5

The staff is terrific, food good, so good that we will for go the steak house on the next cruise.

El Morocco Aft Lounge

5 out of 5

Lots of fun and enjoyed the comedy club, especially the late night show. My wife did not get most of the jokes being from China.


5 out of 5

I enjoy the Deli to get a fresh sandwich, I like the ham and melted cheese.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Cloud nine spa lots of issues and not working properly. Hopefully after the refit it will get better.

Sports Deck

5 out of 5

You can walk run, exercise. We enjoyed the Golf.

Slide Entrance

5 out of 5

I am a big guy and enjoyed the side to cool off.

Hot Tubs

5 out of 5

Its nice to set on the deck in a warm tub, have a cool drink and relax.

Cloud 9 Spa

5 out of 5

We always enjoy the Cloud 9 spa, it give is a good afternoon break to relax.


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Purser and Table wait staff outstanding.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean typical for Carnival.

Ship tip

Get a balcony for this cruise, we enjoyed being on deck.

Ports of call

Long Beach (Los Angeles), California

5 out of 5

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

5 out of 5


4 out of 5

Traveler Photos

Funny photo of the tour bus sign, "Wrong Coach". Dance class, fun and a little exercise. Photo of the journey awesome food. Wife eating Pizza. Vancouver boarding Fun stop enjoyed the town, want to go back. At a port visit, very little rain in the morning. Trail Ride up to Canada. fun, informative and great scenery. In Glacier Bay, a little chilly but very beautiful. Cool but not cold,
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