Nice getaway.

Carnival Valor Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Carnival Valor

5 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: February 29, 2020

Ship: Carnival Valor

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 7264

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Nice getaway to escape the last weeks of winter. ----

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Simple and easy embarkation

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We didn't do specialty restaurants. The main dining area was well worth going to as opposed to the buffet.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Pools, casino.

Entertainment

Didn't go to any shows

Children's Programs

No kids with us.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff in all areas was wonderful. Bar areas were crowded, so you often waited for service to get drinks though.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was clean and well maintained. The serenity deck was not as nicely laid out as the ones on other ships we have been on. No pool, just hot tubs.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Very nice suite. Large balcony and spacious bathroom.

Ship tip

Don't bother purchasing WiFi. Little to no coverage except aft area of ship.

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

4 out of 5
No excursions, but did go to French Quarter for dinner

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
We rented a jeep and drove around the island

Progreso (Merida), Mexico

1 out of 5
Nice free beach, but were incessantly bombarded by venders. Literally every 3-4 minutes. They even came into the cantinas and harassed us while we ate. Won't go back there.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
We had early disembarkation, which was nice.
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