Very good trip

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 2

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Sail Date: March 01, 2012
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Inside
Traveled As: Singles/Friends
Reviewed: 6 years ago

The shows were excellent. Grand Turk was the only port I had not visited before and found it disappointing. I understand the Caicos are much nicer - maybe that could become a stop?
Excursions should have been organized better. In Grand Turk we were led from one place to another w/ much unnecessary walking.
The tour in La Romana (catamaran sail & snorkel) got cancelled but we were not notified. Even at the "meeting place" there was no guide and no info; again, much unnecessary walking and no opportunity to choose a substitution for our excursion.

Food and Dining

3 out of 5


3 out of 5
The entertainment itself was excellent, but one night there was NO show, and on 2 nights there was only one, at 10:30 (rather late for me, but I went anyhow).

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

3 out of 5
Bathrooms in common areas could have been cleaner.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Pros: sea days at each end for relaxing

Cons: very windy, rough seas (beyond any cruise line's control)

Recommends Carnival Valor? Yes!

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