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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 41

Overall rating:

4.8 out of 5
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Carnival Sunshine

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 29, 2019

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 6249

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I would say a ship is as good as the cruise director, and Mikey is awesome!!! We did Vista last year but I would still say Sunshine is my favorite. This is our second time on this ship and Jamie was also great. Our family are not into beaches and exploring ports of calls, we cruise to enjoy what the ship has to offer, so cruise activities are more important to us and Sunshine did not fail us. We still set foot on the shore and we do excursions that we feel we really care for but nothing in this cruise attracted us, it's either not interesting to us or something we like but our kids are too young for it.


5 out of 5
surprisingly a breeze

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
not everything to my liking but they have what I can eat, so I was fully fed

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
4-star only because... they don't say anything to kids who broke the rules, i.e. eating ice cream while in the jaccuzzi... too many reserved chairs that stayed empty for hours


5 out of 5
I enjoyed all the comedy shows and playlist productions

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
camp ocean sent my son a gift for his birthday which was very nice, they probably would have done something more if he checked-in that day, he only went once only because he wanted to be with us more...

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
they all looked like they are so happy to serve which made us happy too

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
we chose to pay for the cheapest room because we know we would only be sleeping in it, so for our purpose, it was perfect...

Ship tip

if you don't want too many people when eating, check out ocean plaza and go directly there if you want barbeque on embarkation day

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida Did not visit port

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5
nothing special, just the same with other ports, we didn't do an excursion though

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
a very beautiful place to just walk around, you can spend the whole day there without going on an excursion

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5
we enjoyed the resort


3 out of 5
arrival to Port Canaveral was delayed, so it was a little crazy and dominoed to shuttle problems to our parking
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