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Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
Carnival Vista

8 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 07, 2017

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10289

Traveled as: Large Group

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Great experience again. Liked the new ship. Skyride, Rope Obstacles and Beer Brewery tour a must. Love the funnels in the atrium that constantly changed. We were disappointed.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Smooth, efficient, simple, well organized

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Lot's of selections to choose from both on the free side and for a small fee. Pigs and Anchor by Guy was very good as was Guy's Burgers - as always. Overall was good but still find desserts lacking in choice in main dining room.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Skyride, Rope Obstacle course, water park, etc. All great.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Did attend to many but what we did found to be enjoyable and well done.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
We did Your Time Dining. We were fortunate to meet an OUTSTANDING team the first night we dined there. Anok and Sidon - HIT IT OUT TO THE PARK. Awesome. Cruise Director was very good.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Overall found it easy to maneuver around and always clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Standard type cabinet but found on this new ship even less space to put closes away. Steward was good.

Ship tip

If you like beer, do the Beer Brewery Tour - AWESOME!! And don't miss the Skyride.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida Did not visit port

Flew in and so we didn't do anything around it.

Grand Turk Island Did not visit port

Itinerary change - Amber Cove - Carnival's port. Ok, clean, good shops.

San Juan, Puerto Rico Did not visit port

Itinerary change - La Romona - we did Dreams all inclusive Day Pass. Great resort. AWESOME BUFFET!! Good value

Basseterre, St. Kitts Did not visit port

Itinerary change - Aruba - SUPER HOT AND MUGGY. We just did some light shopping and had a drink

Philipsburg, St. Maarten Did not visit port

Itinerary change - Curacao - did Catamaran and Snorkel all day excursion. Got our money's worth. EXCELLENT from Bounty Adventures. DO THIS~!!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Easy, quick, smooth.
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