Excellent cruise

Carnival Victory Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
Experience: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
Carnival Victory

7 Night Southern Caribbean (San Juan Roundtrip)

Sail Date: October 16, 2011

Ship: Carnival Victory

Cabin Type: Inside

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 7 years ago

Review Summary

Ship was overall clean and had lots of activities and places to gol

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
There was definately and abundance of food at all times to be eaten. Late dining worked out for us so we could have time to freshen up after returning to the boat. We did not have a very friendly waiter for evening dining. He seemed annoyed when we ordered more than one entree.


5 out of 5
Comedy shows were good. I also like the movie and popcorn nights.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Staff was always willing to help with anything that we needed.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
The layout was okay. It was a little difficult to get to one of the dining rooms. You had to go 1-2 floors down and then up the stairs. Decor was a bit outdated.

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5
Stateroom was appropriate size for the 2 of us. There was plenty of storage for luggage and toiletries in the bathroom.

Ports Of Call

Basseterre, St. Kitts

3 out of 5
We did the nature kayaking. This was a nice excursion with a beautiful view. It ended close to a bar restaurant called Shipwreck. This was a nice local beach to hangout at. They feed the monkeys so you can watch them during lunch time.
Don't Miss: make sure to look for monkeys. There is a spot on the island were you can see the Atlantic and pacific side split between the island.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Magen's Bay was the most beautiful beach I have seen. We definately want to go back again. Mountain Top was great as well. You got to see a great view of the island and islands close by.
Don't Miss: Magen's Bay

Philipsburg, St. Maarten

3 out of 5
We did not get to see a whole lot here but the beach closest to the port was nice with plenty of restaurants beachside. You could take the water taxi across from the port and you were there. We rented a waverunner right there and there were also plenty nice shops.

Bridgetown, Barbados

5 out of 5
We didn't get to see much of the island but the water was amazing.
Don't Miss: Swimming/snorkeling with turtles was awesome. I highly recommend this. This was the most fun excursion that we went on.

Castries, St. Lucia

5 out of 5
We went on the land and sea tour. We got a very informative, thorough tour of the island on land. Our guide gave us a lot of history of the land. We saw the oil rigs, banana plantations, botanical gardens, a fresh water stream, schools, houses, everything.
Don't Miss: Make sure you see the Pitons

Pros: I like that there were so many things to do on the ship. I most liked the adults only area located right by the spa.

Cons: I thought it was ridiculous that you had to pay for soda.

Recommends Carnival Victory? Yes!

Was this review helpful? 6

Be the first to comment

Leave A Comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other Reviews Of This Sailing