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Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 5
Helpful Votes: 46

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 21, 2019

Ship: Carnival Vista

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 1411

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

The Vista left on a Saturday with two days at sea, then stopped in Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel, with another day at sea before returning back to Galveston.


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5

Vista Lobby and Bar

4 out of 5

Typically gets pretty crowded but it’s a nice three story atrium

Pizzeria Del Capitano

5 out of 5

Great spot for those late night cravings!

Horizons Restaurant

4 out of 5

Large dining room with great staff, but a little cheesy with the dancing and load music.

Guy's Burger Joint

5 out of 5

Can’t miss this place! It should be your first stop when you board!

Cherry on Top

2 out of 5

Big selection with big prices

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Vista Casino

4 out of 5

Very smoky, but lots of machines and tables to choose from

Guest Services

5 out of 5

Extremely courteous staff!

Fun Shops

4 out of 5

There are some great deals to be had here! Wait until the end of the cruise as the discounts are often bigger

Carnival Waterworks

4 out of 5

Lots of fun! Had two water slides that were good times


3 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5

Dr. Seuss Bookville

4 out of 5

A great spot to take the children to read

Camp Ocean / Reception

4 out of 5

Great staff!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Large ocean view cabin with two bathrooms. It worked great for a family!

Ship tip

Don’t Miss Guy’s Burger Joint!

Ports of call

Galveston, Texas

4 out of 5

Montego Bay, Jamaica

3 out of 5

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5


2 out of 5
Customs is always backed up. Be patient and plan on standing in line for awhile.
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