Just Returned from Eastern Caribbean on Carnival Valor: Carnival Valor Cruise Review by nado
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Just Returned from Eastern Caribbean on Carnival Valor
Destination: Eastern Caribbean
The two things that I would have changed was that the people next to us smoked on their balcony very often and it was overwhelming if we were on our balcony at the same time. The other was that we would have enjoyed meeting people at dinner but were seated at More a table just for the four of use so we were unable to mingle with people on the ship.
The ports that we visited were average. We had a good time at their private island the first day out, St. Thomas was overrated and did not offer much to do or see (compared to what we have all heard about it); Puerto Rico was really fun and I would recommend going on an excursion or grabbing the free trolley that takes you all the way to the fort (it costs $3 to tour the fort) and the free trolley picks you up and takes you back to the ship. There is an average amount of walking. The final stop was at Grand Turk. It is still being rebuilt from the hurricanes but it is a lovely and quaint. There is not much to do but has a beautiful beach and a few bars and restaurants to "hang out" in right off the ship.
We had good weather, the boat was pretty calm. I did not feel seasick which was a first! There are probably more trendy ports and things to do on other sailings however, it was fun, the ship and crew were very nice, and the ports were good if you liked the beach (which we do) and just "hanging out". For our family and our needs we had a great time. Less
Cabin review: 8C8339 Balcony
8339 - Mid ship Balcony cabin. Comfortable bed, three large closets, Great Balcony view with two deck chairs and small table. Near the elevators mid ship. Good for being close to elevator, but you do hear noise from kids and people who talk loudly when they are walking to their rooms. Would move down one level. The buffet and pool deck are right above and you hear the scraping of chairs at night and in the morning and also when the crew rolls anything heavy from deck above.Read All Balcony (8C) Reviews >>