First time on Carnival Vista

Carnival Vista Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

4.3 out of 5
Carnival Vista

7 Night Western Caribbean (Galveston Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 25, 2020

Ship: Carnival Vista

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Great ship. Some Staff could use some training on not sharing their personal sexual orientation.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and smooth

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
F555 great restaurant always. Guy's Burgers were great as well as Lido and Anytime Dining

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
Sky ride was not open often and the photos we smiled for never existed. Said the camera has been broken since September.

Entertainment

3 out of 5

Children's Programs

Cruised without children

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
Our room steward was great! Bar staff friendly. There were a couple of times we felt uncomfortable with a few of the homosexual staff that were pretty in your face about their sexual orientation. One of the Cloud 9 spa employees continued to say he was a girl in front of a room full of ladies that were gathered to learn more about the spa services. If you have to repeatedly say, "I'm a girl, like you ladies!" No you're not and your sexual orientation has nothing to do with getting me to purchase spa treatments. The MC needed to tone down his Gay especially in front of kids during the family friendly shows in the Limelight Lounge.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Very clean. I enjoyed that I didn't have to walk through the casino since it was not on deck 5 where the majority hang outs are.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Clean and spacious

Ship tip

Bring your own straws. They ran out of straws for frozen drinks!

Ports of call

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Tabasco Chef cooking class was wonderful

George Town, Grand Cayman

5 out of 5
Allura Stingray. Great crew.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

5 out of 5
Mystic mtn and Dunn Falls

Disembarkation

3 out of 5
Carnivel needs to tell shop personnel to let cruisers know there is a limit of 4 bottles of alcohol you can leave the ship with. I had to relinquish 2 bottles to be "destroyed" by port personnel.
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