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Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western


Contributor Level: Deck Hand
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 0

Overall Rating:

4.0 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Exotic Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 17, 2011
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 6 years ago
We had a great time. Everyone knew our names. Our room was cleaned 2x a day. There were tons of food choices. Would love to go on this ship again in the future.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Lobster, filet, shrimp, mahi mahi, swordfish, just to name a few of the tasty dishes.
Chocolate melting cake was spectacular too.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Loved Frank Del Pizzo comedy show! So funny. Magic show was entertaining and funny. Loved the voice of the pool side reggae guy. Spent a lot of time in the casino, won a lot up front, lost it all and then some the last two days. Bad luck???? Had some low limits for the conservitive gambler.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Always nice and smiling. Even when I saw them being abused by crazy overdemanding people.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The ship was huge. 3 small pools, but easy to get to all parts. The workout room was very nice. TV's on each treadmill. The decor was a bit old in the rooms and hallways, but I expected that based on the price.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
The bed was comfortable and the room was large enough, but the decor was old and the sheets and towels were a bit scratchy.
3 out of 5
Great to walk off the ship at this dock. Definitly book something, the free beach is a over-crowded disaster.
5 out of 5
Catamaran sail and snorkel was awesome. Shopping was blah, a lot of cheap trinkets and people haggling you downtown.
Don't Miss: Snorkel and Sail
5 out of 5
Good shopping, walk off the pier to close downtown shopping. Did a snorkel to stingray with 2 reefs for $39pp. Booked online. This was my favorite.
Don't Miss: Snorkeling
5 out of 5
Cave tubing and atv in the jungle. Our guides were so nice and they went above and beyond to accomidate us. Free wine, and a tamale lunch all for $75pp. Cavetubing.com
Don't Miss: Cave tubing

Pros: The Dining Room Food

Cons: Waiting as a second class citizen to debark for belize b/c I did not book an excursion through carnival

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

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