Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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4 out of 5

Great memorable cruise for my family!

Sail Date: June 26, 2011

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Inside

Overall, very high rating for this cruise. The ship was huge and a bit overwhelming initially, but we got used to it.

Pros: Our teenage kids had a blast in Club O2. The entertainment was fantastic expecially the dancers. Comedians were great too! Our room was comfortable and very functional for our family of 4.

Cons: They needed more movie variety. Repeating the same movie 3 times was overkill.

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

The dancers were top notch! Great entertainment. Loved the movie setting, wish there was a different movie every day instead of Despicable Me repeated 3 times different days.
Children's Programs
My teenagers loved meeting other teens in the o2 setting. They didn't want to leave! Thank goodness for facebook!
Ship Quality
The crew members were top notch. Everything was clean and maintained 24/7. Fantastic work ethic.
Cabin / Stateroom
The room was small for 4 people getting ready, but very functional. Loved the ceiling drop beds. The beds were very comfortable.
Service and Staff
Fantastic work ethic. They worked hard and everything was sparkling. Amazing.
Food and Dining
Our waiters Enrico and Danny were wonderful and entertaining! Food was good to very good. Sooooo much food in the buffet, a teenage boys' dream!
Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Schedule a tour in advance. Many options available. Look at We choose Christopher Tours and had an incredible experience zip lining and snorkeling. There are 5 zip lines and they aren't all created equally!
Cozumel, Mexico
We came on a different day so our scheduled tour had to be rescheduled. We were frustrated with our dolphin excursion due to how we were treated, but that wasn't Carnival's fault.
George Town, Grand Cayman
Clean, comfortable port. Great shopping.
Don't Miss: Stingraysailing was a fantastic tour.

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