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5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Freeport, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Freeport
  • Day 4
    Havana
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
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  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Half Moon Cay, Nassau ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Half Moon Cay
  • Day 4
    Nassau
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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11 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
San Juan, San Juan ... see more
Ship:
Silver Wind
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    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    San Juan
  • Day 5
    San Juan
  • Day 6
    St. Barts
  • Day 7
    Antigua
  • Day 8
    Dominica
  • Day 9
    St. Lucia
  • Day 10
    Grenada
  • Day 11
    Port of Spain (Trinidad)
  • Day 12
    Barbados
Ship Details

Silver Wind - Silversea Cruises

Pro: All-inclusive pricing, fabulous crew

Con: Minimal onboard entertainment, small casino

Bottom Line: A luxurious cruise experience without being pretentious

Reviews

Silver Wind Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

11 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
St. Thomas, Aruba ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    St. Thomas
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Aruba
  • Day 7
    Bonaire
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Grand Turk
  • Day 10
    Princess Cays
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Key West, Havana ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Key West
  • Day 4
    Havana
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Nassau, Half Moon Cay ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Nassau
  • Day 4
    Half Moon Cay
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

4 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Havana, Charleston ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Havana
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

7 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Princess Cays, Bermuda ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Princess Cays
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Bermuda
  • Day 6
    Bermuda
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

4 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Princess Cays, Charleston ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Princess Cays
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

8 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
St. Thomas, St. Maarten ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    St. Thomas
  • Day 5
    St. Maarten
  • Day 6
    San Juan
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Princess Cays, Nassau ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Ecstasy
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  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Princess Cays
  • Day 4
    Nassau
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Ecstasy - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Great service level with fun poolside eateries

Cons

Older ship lacking specialty restaurants and a poolside movie screen

Bottom Line

Budget- and family-friendly cruise ship; good for a first cruise

Reviews

Carnival Ecstasy Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining3.5
Service4.5
Value5.0

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  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

4 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Nassau, Charleston ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Charleston
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Nassau
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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5 Night
Cruise from Charleston

Leaving:
Charleston
Visiting:
Nassau, Princess Cays ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 6
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Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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    Still water, cofee, and tea
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7 Night
Cruise from Charleston

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Charleston
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Princess Cays, Grand Turk ... see more
Ship:
Carnival Sunshine
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    Amber Cove
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Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
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    Soda and Juice
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  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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6 Night
Cruise from Charleston

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Charleston
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Carnival Sunshine
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  • Day 4
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  • Day 5
    Bermuda
  • Day 6
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    Charleston
Ship Details

Carnival Sunshine - Carnival Cruise Line

Pros

Ship offers updated bars, restaurants and revamped kids' spaces.

Cons

Adults-only areas, while lovely, are a bit small.

Bottom Line

Former Carnival Destiny underwent $155 million makeover, and the improvements are noticeable.

Reviews

Carnival Sunshine Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, cofee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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: I had never cruised from Charleston and I was a little surprised how much of the embarkation takes place out in the open parking lot as you rattle and roll through bumpy pavement from tent to tent checking...Read More
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