First time cruise Sunshine

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Carnival Sunshine

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 21, 2018

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Great first time cruise. The staff on Sunshine were great. Would recommend aft deck balcony room. Despite not going to Grand Turk the staff made the extra sea day fun. Wonderful time.


5 out of 5
FTTF well worth the money.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Guys burger, pizza excellent.

Taste Bar

4 out of 5

Excellent location to grab a bite to eat. Baked beans was always a selection ?? Staff friendly and helpful. Ate here on embarking.

Piano Bar 88

5 out of 5

Gilbert was excellent and loved the audience singing and selection of songs. Went twice would have gone more

Ocean Plaza

5 out of 5

Lots of fun events. Very entertained with the variety of contests.

Main Lounge Bar

5 out of 5

Daily drinks were delicious

Limelight Lounge

5 out of 5

Comfortable seating

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Excellent taste X3 times.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Did a lot of walking & dancing!

Sunshine Casino

4 out of 5

Packed. One rude comment by employee. Lots of choices of play.

Serenity Pool

2 out of 5

Pool too small. Always crowded


2 out of 5

Nice setting always PACKED


5 out of 5
Shows were great. Mikey- CD EXCELLENT. GILBERT- piano bar really good went twice

Sunshine Atrium

5 out of 5

Always entertaining Mikey always raised the roof in the atrium with all levels dancing & singing. Glorious memories.

Liquid Lounge

5 out of 5

Fun times enjoyed

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Room steward very accommodating. Majority staff friendly although very busy

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Had 2 regular outlets. Did not need power stick. USB ‘s would be a great addition to rooms

Ship tip

Not need for overdoor hanger. Doors are not magnetic for decoration.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
Easy in easy out and on time. Go Port Canaveral transportation- highly recommended

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

4 out of 5

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5

Grand Turk Island Did not visit port

Ship had electrical issues did not make port


5 out of 5
Self disembark - easy & quick
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