Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern
We returned to Carnival this trip because of the new itinerary after a bad experience years ago. The crew was very engaging and friendly. The housekeepers did a great job of keeping the ship clean throughout the week. Good entertainment and activities.
The Vista leaves a lot to be desired in terms of design both visually and tangibly. The atrium lacked in glitz or grandeur. The "dining any time" requires passengers to stand on long lines on one deck near the photo section to be given a ticket to another deck and location. There are no amenities offered as on NCL. So we paid daily and dearly for drinks, excursions, tips, gratuities, taxes, enhanced dining experiences etc. Fahrenheit 555 was a good choice for a special meal, but JiJi was not there for us. Lastly, we selected our room because we have liked AFT cabins where the balconies are large enough for full chaise lounges. Yes, we had a large balcony, but only chairs, while Havana one deck below had it all including access to a private pool
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