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Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 29

Overall rating:

4.5 out of 5
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Carnival Sunshine

5 Night Eastern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 12, 2019

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 3105

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

See summary above for review. Overall we enjoyed our cruise.


3 out of 5
Carnival Sunshine was "ok" there are MANY things that Carnival must do with this older ship. First & formmost the smell... From the Atrium we could smell sewage throughout the entire week, It was horrible! We scheduled a couples massage in the Cloud 9 Spa expecting a nice romantic hot stone & bamboo massage with a wind down soaking only to receive a hand only "Swedish" massage. While our massages were nice & the ladies were great it wasn't what we paid for. Not to mention we weren't even offered a glass of water :( I was quite disappointed to say the least and never received a call back from the front desk or Cloud 9 to rectify my disappointment. The best thing about the cruise were the great people aboard, and the staff of course. Niki, the Cruise Director was terrific! She's an asset to the Carnival Sunshine and of course JiJi's Asian Cuisine. JiJi's was amazing!!! The best food onboard!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
JiJi's Asian is amazing! A must have.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Movies at sea were nice.


5 out of 5
Terrific Shows! Awesome costumes and choreography! Disappointed we never got in to see the comedian. The shows were always at capacity. Would have loved to see the show.

Children's Programs

No children. But the children we met on board were very happy!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
The ship appeared cleaned at all times but the smell was very concerning.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
This was a last minute booking for us while our home was being remodeled. This room was the only option provided to us although we requested a balcony suite. We made it work and felt comfortable.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
Beautiful! We snorkeled, sailed, and beach at a resort

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

Amber Cove (Puerto Plata), Dominican Republic

5 out of 5


4 out of 5
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