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Southern Caribbean Carnival Vista Southern Caribbean Cruise Reviews

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Worst Vacation I have been on

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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commoncruiser1230

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

I have been on several cruise ships with Carnival and other lines as well. I can say I can remember the first carnival ship I went on and the ship and the cruise director were awesome and they are both retired.......This ship is way too big. Way understaffed and boring for all ages. I felt they did not have enough activities for any age. The ship holds 5,000 people. The hallways are narrow, ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony

Traveled with children


Okay

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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lastocks

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We chose this cruise because of the ports it was going to. This was our first Carnival cruise (we have done Princess and Royal) and there were some really great things but other events not so great. First the great; food was excellent! Entertainment great! Staff - most of them friendly, lots of fun activities. Not so great; the theatre - who designed it and okayed it? There are seats right ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Vista was a great ship with great staff

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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Jeffvench

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

First I know reviews are opinionated by nature but I think they can be more about the experience then some really are. We traveled last week in August into September. We flew into Miami morning of cruise from NJ and had no issues. Uber to port for 19 bucks no issues. Embarkation - this was a problem only cause a bad storm came by. Being outside in lightning - not fun - being inside minutes ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


The good outweighed the bad

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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tcrumpton

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Embarkation was horrible. People everywhere and no direction. One person tell you to go here and then another person yell at you for going there. Just awful. Took about an hour and a half just to get through. Our room was great and the steward, Dewa. Room always clean and he was always available. We had two bathrooms and a small fridge which was awesome. Been on multiple cruises and never ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Interior Upper/Lower


Open your “Vista” worst experience ever

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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mluna777

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

This is my 28 cruise. Seven of them had been with Carnival and had excellent experience with them but with this one the only good thing about it was the intinerary (Turk & Caicos, La Romana, Curacao & Aruba). My review is according to my experience. Embarkation was long and very disorganized. The Market buffet was rediculous long lines all the time to get something to eat (breakfast and lunch) and ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Goodbye Carnival!

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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JinxyB

10+ Cruises

Age 40s

This was my 23rd Carnival cruise and my 47th cruise overall. Our family has cruised Carnival frequently over the years; in fact, my 7 y/o child turned platinum on this cruise! I consider myself an experienced cruiser and am overall not hard to please. This was our third time on the Vista, and unfortunately this will be my last Carnival cruise based on the declining product, cutbacks, fellow ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Traveled with children


The Average Cruise

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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cct0420pirates

2-5 Cruises

Age 30s

I chose this cruise because of the ports. Embarkation was quick and easy for us as we had faster to the fun. Our cabin was ready when we got on the ship. No wait for us going through and we arrived at 10:20 to the terminal to embark. We did have to wait in a room until about 11:35 to get on board due to previous guests still getting off the boat. Cabin was the average interior cabin and ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Interior


Won't be back

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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Cruiser1108

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

We chose Carnival to participate in a family reunion. We have previously travelled with Royal Caribbean and thoroughly enjoyed our experience with the RC Cruise line company. There was only one thing lacking; the "party" aspect. We were told we would get all Royal had to offer and more so we decided to go. What a mistake. Carnival gave us the "party" aspect alright, Frat Party. To start, the ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony

Traveled with children


Worst experience yet!

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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Kk75800

2-5 Cruises

Age 20s

For weeks I was so excited for my cruise on board Carnival vista August 11-19 2018. Since I enjoyed all of my carnival cruises thus far I was almost certain this one would be great considering the new ship. By the second day my hopes were crushed and it only got worse as the days went by. 1. The design of the Vista seemed by be crammed to fit so many extra restaurants making the free dining ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Family Harbor Interior


Awesome entertainment, terrible pools, long lines for everything

Review for Carnival Vista to Caribbean - Southern

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Anitamistry

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

We chose the Vista because of it's itinerary and the description of the ship itself. It all sounded soo wonderful. The staff were generally great, but you could see the strain they were under, even though they tried. There were just TOO many people everywhere, and yes the ship was beautiful, but we felt like trapped sardines. There were such LONG lines for ANYTHING: from food lineups, to counter ...
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Sail Date: August 2018

Cabin Type: Balcony


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