Carnival Sunshine 5 stars: Carnival Sunshine Cruise Review by Alleycatgirl
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Carnival Sunshine 5 stars
Destination: Europe - Eastern Mediterranean
Aside from a little first day confusion (luggage taking til 6:00 pm to arrive and anytime dining crowd first day) - everything about the cruise was amazing. We were a group of six with two balcony and one inside room for the teens. The rooms were larger than expected and very comfortable. Room steward was top-notch. The entertainment, food, public areas were all beyond excellent. Staff was polite and professional. Excursions were top-notch and guides were skilled and friendly.
This was a trip of a lifetime for family quality time and education. It far exceeded my expectation and was probably the most memorable vacation of my life. Carnival got everything right in my opinion and I can't say enough positive things about the whole experience.
Only disappointments were no fridge in room and hair dryer was useless. More Thank goodness I brought my own. You have to hold the button for air to blow which is kind of dumb and makes styling difficult (ladies, you know what I mean). A full length mirror would also have been appreciated, but not a deal breaker.
But...if this is all I have to complain about, I am thankful.
The family photos taken on formal night were absolutely amazing and so professional. Made us all look 10 years younger...thank you Carnival.
We took 4 Carnival sponsored excursions (Florence, Rome, Venice, and Pompei in Naples.) All were top-notch with excellent guides and well worth the money. No disappointments here at all.
For a first time Europe trip and Italy....I will never forget this awesome vacation. Less
Cabin review: 9151
9151 - Comfortable, quiet, great balcony.9143 - Banging noises from above..perhaps just the guests in that room.9153 - inside cabin...quiet and comfortable.
Port and Shore Excursions
Florence Walking Tour
Awesome. Booked "The David" museum myself in advance.
Great Vacation in Europe
Christmas at Sea
Viking Sea Not Ready for Prime...
Ship facilities were too small...
Sunshine more like Funshine!