Amazing first cruise ship experience!!

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 28

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 21, 2019

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 8338

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

As a first time cruise, this was amazing! We loved the ship amenities, food and service.


5 out of 5
Very easy and efficient! I couldn’t believe how fast the lines moved.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent!! We mostly did in restaurant dining and the service was exceptional. The buffet spread was plenty for both breakfast and lunch times when we tried. And who could resist fresh made pizza! Pizza was a

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Loved the sky ride, theatre, and water slides/spray park. Wish the pools were bigger and a bit warmer. But not bad for being on a ship!


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

We didn’t utilize them to rate

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Amazing!! Loved the smiles on each and every one of the service members. Our ship disembarkment on Houston was delayed by almost 5 hours due to heavy fog and ended up eating lunch etc on ship. They all did a great job entertaining us

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Wish the elevators were faster. The crew was very good about cleaning

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
It was good size for a ship cabin! Glad we had a balcony to step out. Wish there was more storage space though

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

4 out of 5
We basically hopped on the ship, didn’t do any excursions

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Loved the blue waters, visited nachi-Cocum for a beach day and it was great get away

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5
We did the cave tubing n zip lining trip with mystique Belize and it was amazing. Only issue was the wait time for the ride

Mahogany Bay, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
We loved the sloths n monkeys at Daniel Johnson. We did an island tour but it was just so -so. We had plenty of time to get back to ship to lunch n do some shopping at port


5 out of 5
Pretty efficient despite the long delay due to fog and the wait after
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