Ship Way Too Crowded

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Vote: 1

Overall Rating:

2 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: December 27, 2015
Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin Type: Inside
Cabin Number: 8203
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

Cruised on Carnival last year, left on same day as this cruise, it was awesome. The Sunshine is not a large enough ship to accommodate the 3,500 people who were on board. We were not able to even ONCE sit in the lounge chairs on the deck, people put & leave towels, shoes, etc on them ALL DAY LONG so no one else can use the seats, the 40 minute rule is not enforced if the seat is vacant. Food was good, stateroom always clean. There were 9 of our family members on this cruise (4 rooms). Very expensive cruise for each of us and our expectations were not met !! Most of the family vowed to never cruise again. There wasn't enough room to celebrate New Year's Eve on the Lido Deck, way too crowded. Music there and in the lounge for over 18 were geared for only the young people, we our all in our 50s so we just went to bed. Cruise Director Jaime was awesome, participated in activities. We were all just very disappointed with the cruise.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Rey (female) was our steward. She was awesome, the room was ALWAYS clean. The cabin itself was great, bed comfortable, shower nice.

Ship Tip

I advise to not take a cruise on this ship. You will be very disappointed if you want to sit in the sun and take advantage of the deck.

3 out of 5
Clean port and fast lines, but park yourself and paying $120 is ridiculous.
3 out of 5
Very pretty beach. But should tell people going on the beach excursion that the dirt road is very bumpy, not good for older people or ones with health problems.
5 out of 5
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