Carnival Vista family vacation Aug 2019

Carnival Vista Cruise Review

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 30

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: August 03, 2019

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10251

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Had a wonderful time but did miss out on the sky ride because it was closed for maintenance. 😥

Embarkation

5 out of 5
We had Faster to Fun so other than the porter damaging our daughter's new suitcase everything else went fast I took maybe 15 minutes to get on the ship and that's because we stopped to take a family picture.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
We really enjoy the main dining room every night as well as brunch on sea days. Great food and service. We have no complains on any of the other specialty restaurants or buffets.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Absolutely wonderful service from everyone, bartender's ,Stewart And especially our wait staff at the main dining room. Names are: Memis, James & Rowell.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Other than the elevators taking forever and being a little warm the ship was very clean and very beautiful.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We had 2 great balcony cabins on the Lido deck with the best steward named "Ranil" he was so friendly and patient with the kids. He did a wonderful job keeping the cabins super clean.

Ship tip

Have fun and explore the ship.

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

5 out of 5
Would have given it 5 stars if it work for the people that work outside the port the security guards not knowing how to direct traffic as well as the Porter who wanted to just make extra money by piling on the luggage and tying 1 of our new luggage to his cart and dragging it. When we received it it was torn from the bottom. Carnival was very helpful and even gave us a new suitcase.

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
This was our 2nd time in Cozemel we absolutely love it there most beautiful blue water, great food and great shopping.

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
We did the Dolphin encounter at Anthony's Key we had so much fun, such a beautiful place.

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5
We did not do an excursion, but did take the Tender to the port and did some shopping ,it was very hot and humid.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
This was our 1st time using faster to fun we weren't certain how it would worked for disembarkment but apparently you are not to place your luggage outside your cabin door the night before, you have to bring your luggage with you when disembarking in order to get off before everyone else. Now we know.

Traveler Photos

Lido deck balcony connecting cabins
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