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Carnival Magic Review

4.0 / 5.0
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1446 reviews
3 Awards

It was the Walmart Cruise

Review for Carnival Magic to the Eastern Caribbean
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Slider2022
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

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Sail Date: Jul 2022
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Traveled with children

I told my wife it was as if Carnival pulled the ship up to Walmart, lowered the gangway and shouted " Ok, get on."

This is my ninth cruise, the second with my wife and the first with my twin, 12 yr old girls. We left out of NYC. I have never seen a more crowded ship in my entire life. I have no idea how Carnival can expect to accommodate 3200 guests in just two very small pools, pools no bigger than the pools you can find in homes on Long Island. It was truly disgusting. There was absolutely no room to swim or even enjoy oneself. I didn't even attempt to go in because they literally were no room to fit. And given that these pools are not chlorinated, the health risks, especially with Covid were very high. I can only imagine what disgusting diseases were floating around in those pools. I actually saw women washing their hair, scrapping and scratching their scalps while in the pool. How absolutely disgusting.

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Grand Turk

horrible beach - rocks all over the place

way too far to walk to get to the beach

the map only shows shopping

no information on transportation, restaurants, etc.

San Juan

way too far to walk to get to Old San Juan

the map only shows shopping

no information on transportation, restaurants, etc.

very, very hilly

St. Thomas

very good shopping

the map only shows shopping

no information on transportation, restaurants, etc.

no information on how to get to area beaches

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