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Carnival Sunshine Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1364 reviews
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Living up to expectations

Review for Carnival Sunshine to the Panama Canal & Central America
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10+ Cruises • Age 70s

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Sail Date: Jan 2014

I just returned from a 7 day cruise on the Carnival Sunshine. the cruise left New Orleans, was at sea for 2 days, then arrived at Mahogany Bay, Isla Roatan. From there we sailed the new day to Belize. Our last port was Cozumel. Embarkation was very easy and quick. It helped to be a Vifp member. To save time we took our own carry on's to our cabins. If you let the ship do it, it can take most of the day before you see you baggage out side your cabin. We ate first at the buffet, which was Ok, not great. To much fried foods. Good salad bar and a very good deli area. There is also a Asian buffet which was very good and an Italian lunch area which a waitress had to serve you.

Dinner that evening was in the Sunshine dinning room. The first thing you'll notice is the excellent Matri D, who name is Ken. He is from Ireland. Each night at dinner he signs a Frank Sinatra song and does a great job of it. Then the dinner waiter all get together and sing a song. Very entertaining. Each night there are several offers on the menu that are the same, but each night there are 7 specials meals. I found all the dinners to be very good along with the service staff at our table.

Each night in the "Liquid Lounge" there is a wonderful group of 7 performers who put on 5 different and very professional shows. About 15 songs a night, different themes and many costume changes. I do a lot of cruising and this group of 4 girls and 3 guys are one of the best I have seen on any cruise.

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