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Carnival Fantasy Review

4.0 / 5.0
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Fantastic time as a first time cruiser

Review for Carnival Fantasy to the Western Caribbean
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First Time Cruiser • Age 30s

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Sail Date: Feb 2020
Cabin: Porthole
Late lunch after Uxmal ruins from Guy's Burgers
Breakfast aft of the buffet
Late night snack
Halfway up to the top of the waterslide
Lunch at Mr. Sanchos
Drinks in the pool at Mr. Sanchos

I had never been on a cruise before, so I read up a lot, and ended up having a great time.

The ship itself is obviously older, and the decor is a little dated, but it is well-maintained and kept clean. Food was fine, drinks were great, and service was excellent.

I bought the Cheers package, which was a fantastic choice on my part. A great part of the fun was to drink a lot all cruise long. One of my favorite things on Fantasy was to go aft to the water slide area, which has a small hidden bar. It is far less crowded than the rest of the Lido deck, so you can easily have a chair right up against the railing, go down the water slide, and then get a drink from the bar before returning to your chair.

Cabin Review


I stayed in an interior porthole cabin, and had more space than I expected or needed. There were two outlets: one by the bed and another in the bathroom. I brought a multi-plug with me which came in handy for keeping multiple electronics plugged in at once.

Port Reviews


Mobile was an efficient port with friendly, professional workers.

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