Nice boat with excellent port of calls!

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
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8 Night Southern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 26, 2016
Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Cabin Number: 1466
Traveled As: Family (older children)
Reviewed: 2 years ago

This is a great itinerary to Aruba, grand Turk and Curaçao!

The staff is great!  Love the amenities on board like the coffee shop, water slides and ropes course.  Second time using dine your time and really enjoying it now that we got the hang of it!  A fun time for us and our teenagers!!  (And Chris F at is terrific to deal with and very helpful with port of call tips!!!)

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
love your time dining to get the most out of the ports of call!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed the variety of trivia games!


5 out of 5
Extra fun because of Eric, Sean and Troy on the fun team!!!

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
Such a pleasure to have smithing for our TEENS!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Above and beyond;Loverndo "Louie" (bar server red frog pool/dining specialty shot server), Iputu (bar server red frog pool/ocean lounge), Gede (pizza chef), Cardet (room steward) and Eric, Sean and Troy (fun team)!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Staff always cleaning

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had five in the ov room with bunks and a cot. Our tip is opening one suitcase at a time before putting it under the bed for dirty laundry and standing the others against the wall. And even though there are many hangers we always bring more since there is abundant hanging space.

Ship Tip

Don't miss eating breakfast or lunch in the Havana bar from the Italian or Asian kitchen or just bring your buffet food and enjoy the views from the back of the boat!

5 out of 5
Easy to get there. Recommend booking and prepaying for their parking garage which is Super convenient!
5 out of 5
Saw the whole island plus beach time on the discover Aruba tour. Aruba aloe! Great restaurants in town walkable to ship!
5 out of 5
Tour with beach time is awesome! Curaçao liquor, bar/food service at the beach. Nice big Starbucks in town not far from ship! Most restaurants only have outdoor seating. Floating bridge and ferrys not to be missed!
5 out of 5
Beach and shops are literally steps from the ship! Probably the most beautiful water! Beer buckets with ice served by beach vendors! You can rent a beach umbrella $20/day! Also a giant pool to enjoy right behind the beach!
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