First time cruising

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

3 out of 5
Sail Date: June 06, 2009
Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This was our first experience cruising. We selected Carnival because of price and needed a short duration. Cruise was enjoyable. At the time we cruised, the ship name was Carnival Destiny.

As a first time cruiser our experience was both good and bad. We selected a short length cruise because of price and available time off. This was a mistake because of the number of families with children, many of whom were left unattended and very disrespectful. Jamaica was scary. We had the horseback ride in the ocean excursion and our tour guides were required to carry firearms because of the constant threat of attack. Grand Cayman was extremely enjoyable as we strolled down the seven mile beach and found a place to relax. There we rented kayaks and snorkeling gear. Simply beautiful.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Daily bingo at a great price


5 out of 5
The revue shows and comedy was spectactular

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Ship Tip

Short length cruises attracts many families with children who cannot afford the longer length cruises. Unattended children everywhere and many disrespectful.

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