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3,914 Carnival Bahamas Cruise Reviews
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tribbs1
Member Since 2005
5 reviews
370 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I have sailed Carnival in the pas (Valor, Conquest, Freedom), but have graduated to a more premium line now that I do not cruise with small children. But, when the Carnival Live announcement came out and I saw Tim McGraw was going to do a ... Read more
Green water junkie
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
We like cruising out of Charleston because it's only a 31/2 hr away from Charlotte, NC. Parking at the port was quick, and both embarkation and debarkation the same. The ship was well run and clean. Our cabin (M211) was well maintained ... Read more
smokeyglenn
Member Since 2017
1 review
8 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This cruise is for people who are more concerned with value than luxury. This ship is older and needs to be updated. The crew was very nice and courteous and the people on the ship were very friendly. unfortunately, the food wasn't very ... Read more
Specialist001
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I chose this cruise because my boyfriend and I wanted to get away for his birthday. He does not yet have a passport, so it was the perfect opportunity to travel out of the country and he not need one. This was his 1st cruise, but my 3rd, ... Read more
Pinkyoshi1
Member Since 2017
1 review
25 forum posts
3 helpful votes
I always have cruised with Carnival and I have been on this ship 3 times now. I hardly write reviews but we felt like this is worth one. We sailed last year on a 5 night cruise and it was different this time. First off the music that was ... Read more
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Bmit
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
I was given this cruise as a gift. I enjoyed every last second of my trip! I would definitely go again however, I traveled with 1 16 year old and would take another teen with him next time to give him some company. There wasn't much on ... Read more
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macarole
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Faster to the Fun, good value, 1 price per cabin, got on quickly, got priorities to get to shore Room was ok, I booked an indoor room, no window, plenty of room for 2 people, queen bed was made from 2 twin beds, comfortable, who stays ... Read more
MrChocoholic
Member Since 2012
10 reviews
95 forum posts
2 helpful votes
This was the worst and the best of cruising on Carnival. First, PLEASE believe me that I always go into every situation hoping for the best but...somehow, some way or someone turns my attitude sour. From the beginning when I got that ... Read more
QMC(SW)
Member Since 2014
2 reviews
7 forum posts
9 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We (my wife and I) took a short cruise on the Carnival Liberty to the Bahamas, which was fairly relaxing. Outwardly, the cruise was like most of the others we have taken, but apparently, Carnival has enthusiastically joined the world of ... Read more
Good-Cruiser
Member Since 2009
3 reviews
2 forum posts
10 helpful votes
My family and I sailed on the Carnival Liberty out of Port Canaveral and returned this morning so I thought I'd write a review before the details become too fuzzy-wuzzy and, yes, he was a bald bear. Anyway, we started out arriving at ... Read more
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mclouden
Member Since 2017
1 review
7 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
In September 2016, we did this very same cruise and enjoyed it greatly and thought we would try it again because we wanted to enjoy some warm weather at the end of winter. Having booked this , we asked for the very same cabin we had before ... Read more
angelasheffler
Member Since 2017
1 review
Sailed February 2017
Ship is old and in my opinion should be retired... Cabin was outdated, tiles in shower are falling off the walls and very poor air conditioning. TV might as well have been an old 1970 floor model with very few channels. Reported A/C ... Read more
OrlandoFamily
Member Since 2017
1 review
10 helpful votes
I am a relatively new cruiser and this was my third cruise in the past 2 years. The first two were on Royal Caribbean (Freedom and Enchantment). I am a relatively conservative middle-age professional and was warned that Carnival can be a ... Read more
ajtraveler66
Member Since 2009
1 review
196 forum posts
3 helpful votes
We were looking for a 4-5 day cruise in mid February, and a friend of ours recommended this for us. My only complaint is that there are few (if any) cabins that have balconies. Other than that, everything was great! The ship is smaller ... Read more
ANGlady
Member Since 2006
2 reviews
177 forum posts
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
This was my 11th cruise with Carnival. I brought a close friend on this trip, and it was her very first cruise. We were just looking to relax with some drinks by the pool and enjoy each other's company as we don't live close to each ... Read more
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dhutto
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
If you haven't been aboard the beautiful, Carnival Sunshine, then I suggest you book a trip soon. The ship has some extremely nice amenities, and wonderful food. The staff is very helpful, and they all go out of their way to make your ... Read more
Snorkeler Gal
Member Since 2012
1 review
56 forum posts
8 helpful votes
The itinerary was fabulous, even thought we didn't get to do what we scheduled in Grand Cayman because of high seas. Food was good and the team was fabulous in the dining room. That was the positives. I am a Gold member, so I have been ... Read more
DenisK
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
My wife and I just returned from a 5 day cruise on the Carnival Sunshine. This was cruise number 17 and the second time on the Sunshine. We had a great time, always wishing we would of done more. As far as being a long time cruiser we have ... Read more
nikkers15
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
We just got back from the 5 night Bahama cruise on Sunshine with our 2 children, ages 10 and 13. We have previously cruised on NCL and RC. This was our first Carnival Cruise. We chose Carnival because we wanted to leave out of Port ... Read more
mwb0230
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
From the time we boarded the Carnival Sunshine we were impressed with the staff, the food and the entertainment. Our cabin steward Daryl was great and our dining room staff was outstanding. My favorite staff person on the ship was Pande ... Read more
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hsantucci
Member Since 2017
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed February 2017
The staff aboard the Elation could not have been nicer and each worked very hard for all guest. We stayed in a grand suite and the room was ample in size and comfort. No FOX news and not much on TV all together but the fun is outside the ... Read more
djraines
Member Since 2017
1 review
3 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
I chose Carnival because I have used them in the past but this trip was not worth the money. The hallway that our cabin was on smelled of smoke and something else (not sure what). We got a cabin with a view but the windows were so dirty ... Read more
BrianP.
Member Since 2017
1 review
2 helpful votes
2nd cruise out of Charleston(Awesome city!!). Cruise port is only a few hours from our home so that is the primary reason for choosing Carnival and Charleston. My wife and I really wanted to enjoy this cruise but there were aspects that ... Read more
gunnytammy
Member Since 2016
2 reviews
1 forum post
5 helpful votes
Sailed February 2017
Arrived at port and turned in luggage, no problems Went threw check in, yes they do take the drinks out of the 12 pack and then repack and tape shut, silly and a waste of time if you ask me. Unlike newer Carnival ships you board on the ... Read more
Bwk31525
Member Since 2014
4 reviews
15 forum posts
20 helpful votes
We are experienced cruisers who enjoy being on the ship. This cruise was a quick trip to the Bahamas that was inexpensive. We are able to drive down to Port Canaveral in about three hours so it is convenient. Our embarkation was ... Read more
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