Don't go on the Sunshine!

Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 4
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

3.8 out of 5
Carnival Sunshine

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 14, 2018

Ship: Carnival Sunshine

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10036

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Ship is pretty, to crowded, you could smell smoke from casino at the bar by glass elevator because the ship is so small. Customer service were rude at the desk. I wouldn't pick this ship again.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Was descent can't really complain

Sunrise Dining Room

4 out of 5

Good food and service

Main Lounge Bar

3 out of 5

Besides the smoke from the casino. It was great.

Limelight Lounge

2 out of 5

Not near big enough.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Amazing as always

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
They were okay.

Cloud 9 Spa

4 out of 5

Very relaxing

Serenity Pool

2 out of 5

Very nice But it you don't get a chair by 8-9am you will not get one

Beach Pool

3 out of 5

Nice very crowded and hard to walk thru

Thermal Suites

5 out of 5

Wondeful relaxing


4 out of 5

Very relaxing


3 out of 5

Very nice and relaxed

Guest Services and Excursions Desk

1 out of 5

They were very rude

Carnival Waterworks

3 out of 5

Good again crowded


5 out of 5
Very good. Cruise director Mikey was OUTSTANDING! Best we've ever had. With out him this cruise would've been for the birds.

Carnival Seaside Theater

3 out of 5

It was different

Children's Programs

1 out of 5
She did like it at all

Camp Carnival

2 out of 5

I'm daughter stated is was boring. And they offered them the same dinner every night. So she ate with us in the dining room. She was very disappointed

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Or cabin stewards were excellent. Wait staff were as well. Crew at the customer service desk were always rude.

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Except certain areas were very crowded. People with scooters had a very hard time.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Excellent! Handicap

Ship tip

I wouldn't go on the Sunshine.

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

2 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
One of my favorites


5 out of 5
No flaws
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