Exciting vacation had on the Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Europe - Mediterranean

Experience: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 0
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall Rating:

4 out of 5
Verified Review
Europe from Athens - Athens to Barcelona
Sail Date: May 24, 2016
Ship: Carnival Vista
Cabin Number: 9298
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 1 year ago

Overall I had an amazing time on the 10 day Mediterranean cruise. I did find excursions and other non-inclusive items on the cruise to be more pricey than my previous cruises. I was excited to discover an IMAX on the ship, but was disappointed to find that it was a chargeable extra. As well as the snacks. I think Carnival could have possibly increased my fare by $30 per person and I would not have noticed, but I would have left with that "all-inclusive" feeling I was previously accustomed to. 

The shopping on the ship was also less than previous ships - less options, But that is a lesser concern for me.

I found there were many restaurant options but also, I lost that all-inclusive feeling Im fond of as many of the novelty restaurants involved a surcharge. 


The entertainment was fabulous, especially the shows such as Flick, the Cuban show and America Rocks - off the charts fantastic!!

We had a regular waiter in the Horizons restaurant, Natalje, who was an absolute gem, and always made me feel extra special as she got accustomed to what I liked along the cruise.

Great stops, great food, great ship!! Thank you Carnival Vista!!

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Good food, but almost all of the specialist restaurants involved a surcharge. Preferred to spend more money on excursions and less on restaurant surcharge.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5
Drama team who put together the shows such as Flick were AMAZING!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Personally I hate shower curtains. A frame-less glass shower door would have added a touch of elegance.

Ship Tip

So much to do, but so little time. So many ports that I didnt experience the ship as much as I would have liked to. Advice: Less sleep, more experiencing the ship :-)

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5 out of 5
Loved loved the Leaning Tower of Pisa!!! Sorry I didn't get to see Florence though (maybe next time)
5 out of 5
My absolute favorite stop
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