What a wonderful vacation we had. Everyone on the Carnival Conquest were very helpful and attentive. The dining room food was excellent and the service was the best. Our waiter remembered our names after the first night and made us feel very special. Our cabin steward was good but not quite as creative with the towel animals as other family members down the hall. The shows were good,especially the magician. There was plenty to do on the sea days for people of all ages. We have been on many cruises and this was the best. We highly recommend this cruise.
Jamaica---This was my favorite place. We booked a tour through Barrett Adventures. Carolyn was very knowledgeable and gave us a ton of facts about Jamaica. She took us on a 2 hour drive to YS Falls. We stopped on the way at a pineapple farm and had fresh pineapple. Does not taste like the pineapple we get here. Much better. YS falls was breathtaking. It has 7 waterfalls. You can swim there and swing into the pond on a rope. We didn't get to do that because the water was too low. There is also a river that we were supposed to tube down but due to low water we couldn't do that either. We still had a wonderful time. We highly recommend booking through Barrett Adventures. The only bad thing I can say is the driving in Jamaica is SCARY. They are the 3rd worst drivers in the world.
Cayman Islands--2nd favorite place. The water is beautiful. Once again we did not book with Carnival. We booked with Moby Dick. They took us out on their boat to Stingray City. We snorkeled first and seen the most beautiful Coral Reef. Not alot of fish though. We then went to meet the stingrays. I fell in love with these creatures. They are so gentle and sweet. With Moby Dick tours you get to spend more one on one time with the stingrays. They provide you with squid to feed them and help you to hold them and teach you how to kiss them. Yes, I kissed them several times. It was absolutely amazing.
Cozumel--- We booked through Carnival the Race Fantastique. This was a cool race, although running in the heat wore me out. Needless to say we did not win. It was a great experience and we had alot of fun. They have you do alot of really neat things. After the race we went to a place called Chankanaab. This place was beautiful and we had the most wonderful tour guide. There are replica Mayan ruins and Iguanas roaming around freely.It was kinda expensive for this short time we were there, but we really did enjoy it.
There were 11 of us that went on this cruise and all were different ages. We all had a great time.