Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 5

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)
Sail Date: April 07, 2013
Ship: Carnival Valor
Cabin Type: Oceanview
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 5 years ago

This is the 4th cruise we've taken, 3 of which were from Carnival, our first on the Valor. The food is simply amazing, second to none. The crew are all very helpful, informative & happy individuals, they all work very hard to make your vacation an excellent experience. The Southern Caribbean is absolutely stunning, of course we had incredible excursions, some islands were less than what we thought they would be, but others were those that you knew the moment you docked, that you would book a return vacation on. The night shows were o.k., they were entertaining, although I preferred the entertainment on some of our previous Carnival ships, although I would take into account that, that may be our preference & not the lack of good entertainment provided by the Valor. I would highly recommend the Carnival Valor, you will not be disappointed. Loved our vacation.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
I thought the windows would be larger, but we wern't disappointed

Ship Tip

Loved the Lido deck for breakfasting & lunch, although the omelet & Mongolian wok lines are long they are worth the wait. Look for the burrito spot, it's a gem worth looking for. DO NOT miss the formal dining room, the food is amazing. Lobster, tiger shrimp, prime rib, & more.

1 out of 5
We loved our excurstion, but docking in this port, it looks like a dump.
3 out of 5
5 out of 5
Love, love, loved it...
5 out of 5
Beautiful, use the water taxi $7 all day, & if you want to lay in the sun, try one of the beaches, 6-8 drinks 2 chairs, umbrella for $20 all day, & they wait on you hand and foot.
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