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Carnival Elation Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1069 reviews
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Perfect for first timers

Review for Carnival Elation to the Bahamas
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6-10 Cruises • Age 40s

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Sail Date: May 2019
Cabin: Ocean View

This was perfect for our two first time cruisers. Not too big, not too long and ports that have lots to choose from. Same great Carnival food, service and dance parties as the big ships. Benefits of a smaller ship and carnival include fastest and friendliest dinner service at sea. Also way easier to get on and off of than a mega ship.

It was a younger, rowdier crowd than we’re used to seeing on cruise ships out of Florida. Older ship with no rock climbing walls or ropes course and only one pool. But maintained very well. It works for a short cruise with one sea day. I wouldn’t want a longer cruise with more sea days on this ship. Drinks were way more expensive than any cruise we’ve ever been on.

You need to have planned excursions tours or daypasses in Bahamas.

Cabin Review

Ocean View

Cabin 6C

Adequate storage space and some shelves in bathroom. Away from any noises other than rowdy passengers in the hallways. Has usb plugs. Minimal electric outlets. Can’t really see anything out of windows but it does help make the space seem bigger. More tv channels than some ships.

Port Reviews


Day pass to viva Wyndham fortuna was perfect for all ages. Perfect beach for lounging swimming snorkeling kayaking stand up paddle board scuba. Nice pool with activities. Food and drinks included. $38 taxi each way four people. Book online in advance

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