Fun and excitement are a hallmark of Carnival Cruise Line and the new 133,500-ton, 3,954-guest Carnival Vista is raising the bar with lots of thrilling new additions. Debuting on May 1, 2016, she became the first of the “Vista Class” series as well as the fleet’s largest ship.
- Carnival’s largest WaterWorks splash park
- SkyRide & IMAX Theatre
- Nearly 30 dining and bar venues
- Onboard Brewery
- Havana Cabanas
Her inaugural Mediterranean itineraries will mark the line’s return to Europe before she sails in the Caribbean. Designed to further connect passengers with the seagoing experience, she boasts several outdoor spaces including al fresco dining options.
Resort-like and fun, this stunning ship is ideal for groups, families and cruisers of all ages. With amenities and activities galore, almost 30 dining and drink venues and a host of fabulous accommodations – many family-friendly there is truly a variety of happenings for everyone. Whether you’re a family looking for a fun retreat at the Family Harbor staterooms or you prefer the privacy of the new innovative Havana Cabanas, you will feel at home.
Amenities & Activities
Prepare to have boatloads of fun with an array of enticing activities and revolutionary features on Carnival Vista, which takes cruising to new heights. Groundbreaking industry “firsts” include an IMAX Theatre, Kaleid-O-Slide and SkyRide. Three pools include a main, the Havana Pool and the Tides Pool.
Enjoy such Carnival signature hotspots as the Alchemy Bar and BlueIguana Cantina. Fabulous amenities begin with an IMAX Theatre and the open-air aerial attraction called SkyRide wherein adventurous cruisers board recumbent-like bikes and circle around the 800-foot suspended trace for panoramic views 150 feet above the sea. WaterWorks water park is the fleet’s largest to date, boasting the Carnival’s first raft-riding water tube slide, the exhilarating 455-foot-long Kaleid-O-Slide.
Ideal for families, there are many kid-friendly options, including the Camp Ocean kids club, with fabulous age-specific activities; SportsSquare and Dr. Seuss Bookville.
Unending features also include pools, sports courts, a ropes course, mini-golf, video arcade, a Sports Bar, duty-free shopping, an art gallery, plus much more.
Leisurely pleasures also abound on the new ship. Indulge in a host of blissful treatments, including massages, at the two-deck Cloud 9 Spa. Relax in the thermal suite with four steam chambers. There is also a fitness center, jogging track, Pilates and yoga classes, plus beauty salon.
Satisfy your inner foodie with Carnival Vista’s exciting dining options. Enticing international dishes are served at the two main dining rooms, Reflections and Horizons. Always popular, is the Lido buffet, featuring dishes from around the world.
Seafood lovers will find nirvana at the line’s first Seafood Shack – a New England-inspired eatery – with both indoor and outdoor seating. Savor classic favorites such as lobster rolls, crab cakes and clam chowder.
Take your taste buds on a culinary journey around the world. Head to Bonsai Sushi and Cherry on Top for both indoor and alfresco seating in the fresh sea air. Taste delicious dishes at Ji Ji Asian Kitchen and authentic Mexican cuisine at BlueIguana Cantina. Delicious Italian favorites are served at Cucina del Capitano and Fahrenheit 555 is a classic steakhouse. Eateries are endless, including casual options like the popular Guy’s Burger Joint, featuring the burgers and hand-cut fries of Food Network star Guy Fieri.
Wet your whistle with craft beers at the onboard brewery in the RedFrog Pub. Guests have the opportunity to try three different types of beer brewed on every sailing while enjoying Caribbean-inspired pub-style classic fare.
Choose from a host of stunning and comfortable accommodations on Carnival Vista, including suites, balconies, interior staterooms and those with oceanviews. New “Family Zone” with Family Harbor Staterooms & Suites made their debut on the ship. Ideal for multi-generational travelers, they can accommodate up to five guests. Passengers staying here also have exclusive access to the Harbor Lounge where free breakfasts, afternoon ice cream, family movies and games are on the menu. Concierge service is available and parents may enjoy some alone time one evening with three hours of complimentary babysitting.
Retreat to your own tropical oasis at the new Havana Cabana Suites. Beautifully designed and well-appointed they even come complete with a rain shower in the bathroom . All boast a large private outdoor patio where you can sink into comfy lounge chairs and enjoy the sea breeze from a hammock. Guests also have easy access to the Havana Bar and Pool providing a delightful way to cruise.
Enjoy the bliss of Cloud 9 Spa Staterooms and Suites offering guests easy spa access and more. Designed with a soothing and relaxing theme, they offer spa-related amenities and a unique décor.
Enjoy an unparalleled array of entertainment on Carnival Vista, including the first at sea IMAX Theatre, showing Hollywood blockbusters, documentaries and more on a three-deck-high screen. It is part of the Carnival Multiplex, which also includes the Thrill Theater, offering a multi-dimensional special effects experience, complete with popcorn.
Popular comedians will keep you laughing at the Punchliner Comedy Club, Presented by George Lopez with family and adults-only shows. Compete in Hasbro, The Game Show, always popular with kids and adults. Debuting on the new ship are high-tech Playlist Productions show combining live performances with breathtaking special effects. Three shows include Amor Cubano: A Caribbean Dance Romance with a seven-piece band; America Rocks! and Flick: The Power of Motion Pictures. Dance the night away in the Havana Bar and take part in popular deck parties. New Serenity Nights offers a magical experience. The adults-only retreat is transformed into a South Beach-like club under the stars with spectacular lighting effects and music spun by a DJ. Would-be Sherlock Holmes may choose to participate in the Clue murder mystery for an intriguing “who dunnit”. You can always challenge Lady Luck in the bustling Vista casino.
Experience all of this and more on the stunning new Carnival Vista, which sails in Europe through October 2016. Following a 13-day trans-Atlantic crossing, the incredible new ship will offer some 11-day cruises from New York in November. She will then cruise year-round to the Caribbean from Miami.
Exciting cruises are offered on the spectacular Carnival Vista boasting endless amenities and activities. Whatever age, this special cruise ship has something fun and special for you.