Carnival Dream Cruise Review by brookeq: Great time on the Dream
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Great time on the Dream
Our family of 4 had a great time on the Dream.
The food was good. Plenty of choices on the lido deck. We had any time dining and enjoyed ourselves every night. We never had a wait for a table.
Plenty of fun things to do. The kids enjoyed the hot tubs (a little chilly for the pool) and the water slides. The musicians were all good. Shows were all enjoyable.
The kids loved camp carnival and always asked to go there. The activities for the youngest group were terrific. And all of the counselors were very nice. The kids asked to eat dinner there every night so that was nice for us.
We were on the bottom deck with an ocean view room. The room was much bigger than any other room we have had. We had a 2nd bathroom with a shower/small tub, 4 closets, and 2 beds, a couch that converted to a bed and one that came from the ceiling (above the couch).
We had a good time at all of the ports.
We will definitely cruise carnival again. Would look More into the eastern Caribbean. Getting to the beaches was expensive for this itinerary (mainly roatan/belize) Less
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Port and Shore Excursions
Belize is a tough port. We wanted to see the ruins but our daughter is 2 almost 3. So she wasn't old enough for the tour. :(
Everything in this port seems to be far away and the price really adds up for a family. We decided with kids our best choice was Goff's Caye. We booked thru Island Marketing and had a wonderful day. It was beautiful there. A highlight of our trip.
We intended to go to the beach this day but some bad weather and a cranky child kept us from leaving the port area. We did swim the dolphins for a reasonable price and the pool was nice. Wish we could have seen more on this stop.
Cozumel has plenty to do for everyone. We have been here several times. We decided to head to Paradise Beach. We had a great day at the beach and pool, enjoyed a good meal, and some drinks.
We went to West Bay Beach thru Island Marketing. We were seated on the beach at Bananarama Beach resort. Unfortunately, It poured twice while we were there. But it is a great place.
It did take a long time to get there, almost 40 minutes. But it was a much nicer beach than the man made one at mahogany bay.