Great Caribbean cruise. Loved the ports of call.

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 31

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Carnival Sunshine

8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: April 06, 2018

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5335

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

enjoyable 8 day cruise but could have been better had they not eliminated all local tv stations They had good movies to watch but breezy by the pool Inside movies were fantastic!!!!!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Checking in was a total breeze. New procedures streamline the process.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Dining room food was excellent including breakfast, brunch, and dinner.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
used fitness center every day and facilities were great loved Serenity but always packed and people keep seats even when not there

Entertainment

5 out of 5
comedy shows were great as were the movies. Musicals have been seen for the most part. The casino was packed all the time and you could not get a machine They need to add more machines!!!! It was a premier casino cruise and could only play machines I didn't want to play or come back in the middle of the night

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Waiters were excellent, attentive and they worked hard to make our experience enjoyable Always go to the tea Best desserts!!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We love being on the 5th floor Everything is there Food, casino, liquid lounge, future cruise person and coffee shop I prefer being on this deck Much of the trivia is held here

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
cabin was wonderful cabin was always clean and orderly however we could not get CBS, NBC or ABC My mom is elderly and does not get off the ship at ports and was thoroughly bored Only tv was CNN 3 stations, and TBS, and TNT We are disappointed that Carnival made this change!!! They should consider their most frequent travelers and what they enjoy in their room!!!!

Ship tip

This is a great ship. It is large enough but not a mega ship Book the 5th floor and all will be convenient to you It is truly my favorite ship to sail until they took away major TV stations!!!!

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
This is a nice port but we have handicap and had to pay full price for parking!!!

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
The beach is open, plenty of chairs and a pool Very nice place to go for the day

San Juan, Puerto Rico

4 out of 5
They are bouncing back. But many of the businesses were closing or boarded up They have been brutally damaged by the storm

Basseterre, St. Kitts

5 out of 5
We have always loved this port Nice shops Great place to walk around and a very good casino there close to port

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

4 out of 5
My first time at this port It is nice there is a beach within walking distance and many little shops

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
This was fast and easy and they do this well
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