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Pleasantly surprised & pleased

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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kindergartencrocodile

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We had not been on a Carnival cruise for almost 50 years! We were VERY pleased with our 5 day cruise and as far as VALUE for your money it really was pretty awesome. My husband and I are "Seniors" and do a lot of traveling. We have been on numerous other Cruises on different cruise lines and we just did not have very high expectations for this trip. However... it met some of our "needs" - a trip ...
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Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Balcony


GOOD 5 DAY GETAWAY FROM LOCAL CHARLESTON, SC

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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corvetteatthelake

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Booked this cruise because we could drive to the port and do a "Snooze and Cruise" at the local Best Western. Hotel provided parking and shuttle to and from the port. Embarkation was delayed an hour due to the ship entering port late because of bad weather. Initially a little confusing because the shuttle dropped you off at a building where you went through and then boarded another shuttle to ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


Fun Cruise, better service than I remember, and some fun and good food options.

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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pvaickus

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We have done about 10 or so cruises, so not sure we are quite experts, but hopefully insightful. The short of it was, we really enjoyed this cruise, and Charleston is pretty easy to get in and out of if you live close by. We actually flew in from Chicago, but have family and friends in Charleston so we got dropped off and picked up by them, which definitely makes life ...
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Sail Date: February 2020

Cabin Type: Aft-View Extended Balcony


A few things to improve, but we had a good time

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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devgurl00

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

we booked a spa cloud 9 with balcony room. it was slightly larger than other balcony rooms i've been in. it was great, for 3 of us. food was OK, drinks were better. we had one person in our group who can't walk long distances so we had a transport chair for her. embarkation was a breeze and so was disembarkation. the ship itself is very confusing in the way everything is set up. so many times we ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


books are rocky

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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nutman111

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

I choose this cruise since it is closer to home. had surgery in September and had to cancel my Bermuda cruise, took this one to replace it.. took a while to get well. I read that people complain about the Sunshine being rocky.. I've never been on any boat that didn't rock a little. trip was great , food in all areas that I ate was excellent. Cabins were clean as expected. Service was ...
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Sail Date: January 2020

Cabin Type: Ocean View

Traveled with disabled person


Christmas At Sea

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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scliq

6-10 Cruises

Last year was our 1st Christmas without Mama. She was all about Christmas and had wanted to go on a 2019 Christmas Cruise. Sadly she passed in March 2019 and we were all depressed having Christmas without her at home. Not wanting to go through that again we decided this Christmas we were going to honor her and be at sea. It was her wish and it really helped us all. We chose Carnival Sunshine 5 ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Interior


Good Cruise That Could Be Great!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Quillylurlean

2-5 Cruises

Age 60s

I picked this cruise for my husband's birthday celebration as it departs from our hometown port. We had a 12th deck spa balcony room. To be concise, I will list pros then cons of trip from our experience. PROS: Boarding boat fast, organized. Lunch ready with a nice selection of hot and deli foods. Room service limited selections but adequate and prompt. Birthday cake I ordered was in ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Our room steward was awesome!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Caribbean - Southern

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CarlyMaman

2-5 Cruises

Age 50s

We chose this cruise bc I wanted to celebrate our 25th anniversary and I was looking for the closest port. It turns out an 11 day Journeys cruise was leaving from our hometown so it was perfect. We went to St. Thomas, Aruba, Bonaire, Grand Turks, and Princess Cays. Like with every cruise there are pros and cons. Cons first This was only our third cruise so not a lot of experience. The port ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Cabin Type: Balcony


Rough start but fantastic ending - Love MIKEY & Serenity Deck!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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bzinkhan

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We went on this cruise to join some family and it was my very 1st cruise. Embarkment was delayed due to a medical emergency, but it felt good to know that I was boarding a ship that they made sure to take care of that person, when they were only one of out of about 3,000. Kudos to the Captain for that. We were offered an upgrade to the Cloud 9 Spa deck and so GLAD we upgraded. I did 3 ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Spa Balcony


Fun, food and Mikey!

Review for Carnival Sunshine to Bahamas

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Mushinatsea

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We choose this cruise mainly for the price and location. We were able to spend a couple of days in Charleston prior to boarding the ship. Granted embarkation was delayed due to a medical emergency but Carnival saved the lives of the people involved. Way to go Sunshine crew! The embarkation went smoothly despite that hiccup. Disembarking was also smooth and efficient. This was our second Carnival ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Interior


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