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SCcruiser123 Carnival Dream 5 A DREAM cruise
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We are a group of 8 friends traveling down from Charleston, SC. Drove down the day before sailing and stayed at the County Inn and Suites with the cruise and drive package. Had a good breakfast and they shuttled us to the ship - and picked us up afterwards. We had done our online check-in so we breezed through the boarding process. The cabins were ready when we got aboard and we checked into our cove balcony cabin. It was wonderful being so close to the water. We kept our door open most nights to listen to the waves. The service on the ship was great. The Dream is lovely and well maintained. The cabin was roomy, with lots of storage space and the bathroom was the biggest I've had on a cruise. We only saw our room steward once or twice, but he always had our room in good order. The dining room staff were also very good and the food was hot and delicious. None of us had anything that wasn't great. Breakfast in the dining room had slower service, but we weren't in a big hurry so it didn't matter to us. The only show we went to was Dancing in the Street was very good. We went to a couple of adult comedy shows and they were good too. We spent a lot of time in the Ocean Plaza and enjoyed the Lanai when the weather permitted. The martini tasting was fun - the bartender pours all four varieties of martinis at one time.
Carnival Dream Cruises to the Western Caribbean
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Cabin review: Cove Balcony

Room 2334 was a cove balcony and right near the elevators. Great cabin-lots of storage, large bathroom for a cruise cabin. Quiet. Good view of all ports from this cabin.

Port and Shore Excursions

In Belize we booked cave tubing with VIV tours that it was fabulous! King David and the Rock were our guides and told us all about Belize's history and culture on the way to the caves. They were very proud of their country. The cave tubing itself was fantastic. Afterwards we stopped at a nearby restaurant for a local lunch and a Belizean beer. Best excursion ever!!
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In Costa Maya we decided to just get off the ship and so a little souvenir shopping. The weather was very windy and rainy.
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In Cozumel we went to the Money Bar which was very nice-great service and good food; had a beach massage (heavenly) and did a bit of snorkeling but the wind and currents were working against us.
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In Roatan we booked a tour with Victor Bodden tours. Our tour guide was friendly but we didn't really see anything of the island except some island poverty and a sad little beach. Some of our group did some zip lining and enjoyed it.
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Published 02/05/13
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