Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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3 out of 5

Western Carribean Cruise

Sail Date: September 27, 2014

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Traveled As: Family (young children)

Room Type: Balcony

We liked the cruise. Our balcony room was very nice and well taken care of. For some crazy reason, nearby people would slam their door going to the balcony at all hours of the day and night. Plus there was lots of hallway talking going on all night. Very disturbing.

The cafeteria food was OK at best, but the hamburger shop and sandwich shop was excellent. We watched a movie out on the pool deck one night which was vey enjoyable. The comedian club offered excellent entertainment. Some of the local bars offered very good entertainment.

The excursions were good. You get what you pay for. You need to realize that you are in very depressed economic areas and you will see and be subjected to lots of panhandlers.

We really enjoyed the zip lining in Mahogany Bay and the Mayan ruins tour in Costa Maya. Waiting for the bus connection back to the ship from zip lining was very long and uncalled for.

Ship Quality
The ship seems to be "broken up" - hard to get from one area to another.
Food and Dining
Cafeteria food was OK at best. Hambuger and pizza stand was excellent. We paid extra for steak one night. Not worth the extra cost - $35 each.
Service and Staff
I wish I had gotten their names
Comedy show was great
Children's Programs
Our grandkids (ages 6 and 10) loved this
Onboard Activities
Did not participate much but there was a lot to choose from
Destinations and Excursions
Zip lining in Mahogany Bay was great. The Mayan Ruins in Costa maya was great but not long enough due to ship schedule
Cabin / Stateroom
Except for the noise from people slamming their balcony door and hallway talking all night long
Port Canaveral, Florida
We happen to live here in the area
Cozumel, Mexico
OK at best. Poor town. Lots trying to sell you anything.
Belize City, Belize
Didn't go on excursion. Visited port via tender. Was not impressed
Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Went zip lining and visited forest. Trying to get bus back to ship was very frustrating and uncalled for
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
The Mayan Ruins are great. But the ships schedule shortens this excursion too much


Go to Havana Lounge for breakfast. They make your eggs as requested and is not crowded.

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