Excellent experience for first cruise.

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 25

Overall rating:

4.1 out of 5
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Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 23, 2018

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 2416

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

The cruise was very enjoyable for all of us - this was out first.


2 out of 5
My son and I were flagged during check-in and could not proceed. It was later determined that maintenance was being done to out Stateroom. After finally boarding, we had t wait for another 2 hours because of a wet floor issue in our room.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
The food was a little less than desirable.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Plenty of things to do onboard.


5 out of 5
Excellent entertainment.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very professional staff.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Everything was clean and well maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Family Harbor Suite was very nice. Entire family was comfortable.

Ship tip

Get ready for a GOOD TIME!

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

3 out of 5
Parking was a bit confusing. We were shuffled to different areas several times before someone finally told us where we needed to park.

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

3 out of 5
The snorkeling excursion was okay. We were taken to a location where we saw some rocks, a little coral and a few fish.

Belize City, Belize

3 out of 5
Enjoyed this port, did some shopping.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
We really enjoyed the Everybody Loves Rays and Sharks excursion. Also had a wonderful lunch at Three Amigos.


3 out of 5
It took a while to get our luggage, even though we were Priority.
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