Awesome 8day Caribbean cruise

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 6

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
Carnival Vista

8 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: May 19, 2018

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 8344

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

Good food & drinks, fun entertainment & activities, incredible ports, staff was friendly for the most part - can’t wait to go again!

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Cheers package was awesome

Horizons Restaurant

4 out of 5

Service was good food was not bad most of the meals

Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Favorite meal of the cruise. Artbof dessert was fun to watch but not tasty

Vista Lobby and Bar

5 out of 5

Great service

Tides Bar

5 out of 5

Very friendly bartenders

Shake Spot

5 out of 5

One of my fav places on the ship!

Serenity Bar

5 out of 5

Great service and location

Seafood Shack

3 out of 5

Disappointed with clam chowder and lobster roll which cost extra. Slow service

Redfrog Rum Bar

5 out of 5

Service the night of 80’s glow party was excellent - but not the best at the beginning ofvtrip when we first left Miami port - chaotic

Pizzeria Del Capitano

4 out of 5

Some nights were better than others - loved the convenience

Piano Bar

5 out of 5

Very entertaining and good service

Lido Marketplace

4 out of 5

Very crowded most of the time but liked the later night food available

Havana Bar

5 out of 5

Very friendly bartenders

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

So yummy - love the toppings bar

Cucina Del Capitano

3 out of 5

Food was average and service was slow

Chef's Table

5 out of 5

Maxym and staff were wonderful! Fun trying new dishes

BlueIguana Tequila Bar

5 out of 5

Great service

BlueIguana Cantina

5 out of 5

Very yummy and convenient

Alchemy Bar

3 out of 5

Drinks were just ok - blonde bartender not very friendly

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Vista Casino

3 out of 5

Very Smokey - not big enough for a ship of that size - cashiers not all that helpful

Vista Atrium

4 out of 5

Fun area but not always enough room during popular activities

Sky Greens

5 out of 5

Fun late night

Guest Services

4 out of 5

Helpful when needed

Fun Hub

5 out of 5

So helpful

Entertainment

4 out of 5

IMAX Theater

5 out of 5

Loved it on our rainy day

Thrill Theater

5 out of 5

Employee was fantastic and show was cool

Liquid Lounge

5 out of 5

Liked this bigger venue - service was good but again with the limited views with big columns

Limelight Lounge

4 out of 5

Good service just huge columns in the way - round chairs were not comfy

Carnival's Seaside Theatre

4 out of 5

Fun to watch movies at night

Service and Staff

4 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5

Ship tip

Skip Alchemy bar and Italian restaurant - highly recommend the Chef’s Table

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5

La Romana, Dominican Republic

5 out of 5

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5

Oranjestad, Aruba

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

3 out of 5

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