Great Service/Nice Family Trip

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 8

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
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Carnival Valor

5 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 30, 2017

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1399

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We celebrated Grandpa's 80th Birthday with 13 in attendance. The cruise was a nice length of time for this. There was enough variety to keep us busy and still have relaxation time. We even played some board games that we borrowed from the Library. Very well organized event by Carnival and very attentive, friendly, and courteous staff. Thank you!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and easy

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Great service especially from our Dining Room staff. Thank you Pumipat you are the best! You always made us smile and took such great care of us. Thank you also to Draanrab and our head waiter Milan who were delightful. We loved the dining room staff, the magicians, and the dancing and singing by the staff.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Really enjoyed the comedians. But the stage shows and any activity in the Ivanhoe room were extremely loud! I had to wear earplugs.

Children's Programs

had no minors

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Everyone super helpful, kind and courteous.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean, bright, and lots of storage. Very comfortable.

Ship tip

Take ear plugs for the loud venues.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5
Went to Moody Gardens. It was wonderful! The rain forest pyramid was spectacular. Also kudos and thanks Marriott Town Home Suites staff who accommodated all of our needs, and to Lloyd our dear and trusty shuttle driver. Thanks also to Marriott Courtyard for your kind staff and relaxing gathering area.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Loved the Dolphin excursion!! Never been able to interact so closely before with dolphins. All of the staff was magnificent and everything was so well organized.

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

4 out of 5
Went to see flamingos. So Many !! It was amazing! Boat ride through the mangroves and the little cenote was really cool. Super nice lunch at restaurant on the beach, Christine was a wonderful guide and we learned many interesting things about Yucatan and the culture here.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Very well orchestrated
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