Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Carnival Sunshine

7 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: June 07, 2014

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8123

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review summary

We are avid cruisers and loved the Sunshine.  Our party of ten (adults teens and 10 yr old loved every minute of the cruise.  The food was great (fairly limited dining room menu but certainly no one went hungry and by far more choices than home!!  The redo was terrific - everyone agreed that they hope Carnival will go with the "new look" and eating area arrangements.  The areas seemed perfect for any group and was divided into different locations which really cut down on the "crowded feel."

The staff could not have been better - our many thanks for such great service.  The ports were all fun but we did feel that Costa Maya was not the best port for a cruise ship.  We had been there years ago and appreciated the upgrade of the cruise area but both restaurants/bars at the area now seem to want to take advantage of the cruisers. Mahagany Bay was way to short of a visit.  We all fell in love with the area, people, activities, and beautiful private beach and shopping area.    All in all, we had a terrific time and would go again tonight if we could.  Thank you Carnival for a SUPER  cruise.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Wonderful choices every meal.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
If you were bored on this ship, it was your fault. Something to do all the time.

Children's Programs

3 out of 5
Our ten year old member went every day - seemed satisfied but not thrilled. Activities seemed geared to younger children.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Couldn't have asked for better care and service.

Ship Quality

Great "redo" Loved the new look.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was very comfortable, again loved the "new look". Bathroom small but " it worked." Highly suggest getting longer shower curtains - one shower wipes out bathroom floor.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

3 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

1 out of 5

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

3 out of 5
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