Carnival Sensation Cruise Review by NCcruisin: Fun Family Easter Cruise

Carnival Sensation 5
NCcruisin
Member Since 2006
146 Forum Posts

Overall Member Rating

Fun Family Easter Cruise

Sail Date: April 2012
Destination: Bahamas
Embarkation: Other

I decided to write review because we had both veteren and newbie cruiser for this trip so we have two persepectives. This was my seventh cruise but my fiance and her daughters ( 15 & 10 ) have never been. I initially booked two adjoining oceanview portal rooms but decided to splurge and get one aft facing balcony and one inside room close by for the girls. I am so glad I did! Aft balcony was the bomb! and big balcony too.

Drove down from NC on Saturday. Stayed at Luna Sea Motel. Nothing special. Cheap, convenient. Ate at Rusty's by the Port. Good food but a little pricey. Took girls to Ron Jons surf shop. Went to bed early.

Sunday- Ate breakfast and used Park and Cruise. Online special $5.95/day. Easy to find and convenient. Got dropped off at Port about 11am. Went through security and had to get bag with sodas and wine inspected otherwise no hassle. Got through check in process and never even sat down. Walked straight on to ship. Did some exploring, ate lunch at Lido More buffet. Got into rooms at 1:30. Luggage got there shortly after. Muster drill at 3:30. Back up on Lido at 4:00 for sail away,dancing. Went to Spa for raffle at 4:15. Didn't win. Boat statred rocking shortly after leaving port and rocked all night. More than any other cruise I had been on. My poor fiance got seasick and we called it a night after dinner.
Monday- Freeport-Had booked Pat and Dianne snorkel cruise myself. Had a great time! Told Jason our daughter's 15th bday was that day. He made her feel special the whole time. Great experience. Shopped around Port Lucaya.
Tuesday- Nassau- Just did some shopping, ate at Senor Frogs. Relaxed on Serenity deck.
Wed- Day at Sea-Spent whole day on Serenity deck. Loved it but did get a little hot with no breeze at times.

All of our dinners were great. Dining staff excellent. (Thnaks Muhammed from Phillipines!)
Disembark-Did self assist. Got right off. Dropped one daughter's passport card but Carnival employee found and brought to me. Park n Cruise back to our van and we were on our way back to NC by 9:00am

Great time! Less


Published 04/17/12


Read more Carnival Sensation cruise reviews >>
Read Cruise Critic's Carnival Sensation Review >>

Compare Prices on Carnival Sensation Bahamas Cruises

Cabin review: 8ME244 Aft-View Extended Balcony

E244. Great cabin!

Read All Aft-View Extended Balcony (8M) Reviews >>
NCcruisin
Member Since 2006
146 Forum Posts
Cabin
Dining
Embarkation
Enrichment Activities
Entertainment
Family & Children
Fitness & Recreation
Onboard Experience
Public Rooms
Service
Shore Excursions
Value for Money
Share feedback
Thank you!  Cruise Critic values your feedback.
How can we improve this page?
Skip X

See Carnival Sensation deals up to 82% off:

February Deals
Carnival Sensation 68% Loved It

 
4 Day Exotic Eastern Caribbean
See all Carnival Sensation Deals >>