Carnival Cruise Line — More Fun than Ever!

Fabulous restaurants, incredible water parks with some of the highest slides at sea, world-class dining options, swanky bars, family-friendly accommodations and amazing entertainment. These are just a few of the reasons the name Carnival Cruise Line conjures up images of people having fun – and lots of it! And with good reason, the very popular line offers everything from innovative onboard experiences to roomy family accommodations and much more. Bring your entire extended family along as something special is offered for all ages. Choose from over 20 cruise ships, including the newest, Carnival Horizon, arriving in 2018 and already booking guests just like yourself!

Enjoy a carefree Carnival cruise vacation that includes exciting nightlife and entertainment, mouthwatering food and a wide range of activities for kids. Acclaimed youth programs will keep the kids happy and entertained. Camp Carnival or Camp Ocean (depending on ship), are for ages 2-11, Circle “C” for ages 12-14 and Club 02 for teens aged 15-17.

While they are having the time of their lives, adults can melt their cares away with a soothing massage or one of the many delightful treatments at the spa, maintain a workout regime at the fitness center and go for a run on the outdoor jogging track. Find that perfect souvenir at the onboard shops.

Some ships boast a delightfully serene adult-only retreat.  Enjoy some fun competition as the family plays mini-golf, basketball, volleyball, ping-pong and more at the sports area. Simply catch some rays and relax at the pools, including a kids’ wading pool, as well as whirlpools/hot tubs.

Comfy accommodations provide a relaxing retreat after a day of fun activities. Sleep like a baby on Carnival’s acclaimed Comfort Collection® bedding. Make yourself at home as you watch movies and TV.  You can even order in with convenient 24/7 room service.

Bring your appetite because you are going to need it! Carnival offers mouthwatering meals at a host of fabulous restaurants. Designed to make the most discerning taste buds happy, savor delicious cuisine at elegant full-service main dining rooms, bistro-style fare, made-to-order burgers grilled poolside, burritos and so much more. A host of casual eateries and formal venues provide something for everyone. Special dining menus are kid-friendly with all of their favorites. Varying by ship, savor seafood, deli fare, Asian dishes, Italian, Mexican cuisine and others.

Meet Carnival Horizon 

Excitement is building for the debut of Carnival’s newest ship, the 133,500-ton, 3,936-guest Carnival Horizon, is slated to arrive in spring 2018. She will share many of the same exciting and over-the-top features of her revolutionary sister, Carnival Vista and with her many amenities will be ideal for a multi-generational cruise, featuring something for all age groups.

Just some of the offerings that will be on thrilling Carnival Horizon include a gigantic WaterWorks aqua park, where shrieks of sheer delight will greet you from kids at the Kaleid-o-slide, a thrilling 455-foot-long water tube slide and a mini-racer. More thrills will include a “bike ride” around the top of the ship on the SkyRide attraction. Watch a movie at an IMAX Theatre and have a specialty craft beer at the Caribbean-inspired brewery.

The floating resort will boast nearly 30 dining and drinking venues, three pools, a sports court, with a ropes course, mini-golf in addition to kids and teen programs. Fantastic accommodations will include Havana Cabanas and Suites, boasting their own hammocks and more. Indulgent spa staterooms and extra-spacious staterooms will make Carnival Horizon ideal for multi-generational cruises. She will also feature a state-of-the-art fitness center, multi-level Cloud 9 Spa, complete with a thermal suite and steam chamber, plus a wide menu of treatments. A beauty salon will be onboard, shops along with a padded jogging track, perfect to keep up your daily runs.

Several dining options will keep your palate content.  Selections vary from delicious fresh offerings at a New England-style Seafood Shack, specialties at JiJi Asian Kitchen and authentic Mexican dishes at Blue Iguana Cantina. An Italian restaurant and classic steakhouse will also be onboard. Grab a burger at the poolside Guy’s Burger Joint.

Entertainment will be offered at the Carnival Multiplex, which also includes the Thrill Theater, for a multi-dimensional special effects experience, complete with popcorn. Hosted at the adults-only retreat, Serenity Nights offers a magical experience wherein you’ll step into a club under the stars with sensational lighting effects and a DJ.

Bring the whole family along and enjoy all this and so much more on a Carnival cruise and experience firsthand why families, just like yours, choose Carnival Cruise Line time and again!

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2017 Summer Vacation Cruises

Summer is on the horizon and 2017 summer cruise deals are not to be missed. Your dream cruise vacation to the Caribbean, Alaska or even Europe is at your fingertips. Summer weather makes for an amazing atmosphere on some of the most exciting cruise ships at sea from cruise lines like MSC, Carnival, Royal Caribbean and more. Bask in the sun as you enjoy the sights in Alaska with breathtaking views of undisturbed America. Hit your favorite beach in the Caribbean, leaving the troubles of work and home behind. Visit the sophisticated locales of the Mediterranean and enjoy seasonal dishes that you’ll never forget. Or hit the museums in legendary European cities as you traverse the area in the desirable Summer weather. Your dream 2017 summer vacation cruise deal is ready for the taking, but where are you going to visit?

Caribbean: There’s no better place to escape the hustle-and-bustle of your daily life, shedding away the stress in exchange for crystal clear water and white sand beaches. The Caribbean has a lot more to offer than just beaches with legendary shopping options, experiences like zip lining through paradise and even horseback riding in your favorite Caribbean oasis. MSC Cruises, Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, Princess and Norwegian have frequent cruise trips to the caribbean throughout the summer so be sure to find the time and locations that best suit your wishes. With deals you won’t believe, it really is possible to travel to the Caribbean this summer with a limited budget or live it up with a more advanced and experience-heavy journey.

Alaska: An Alaska cruise in the summer is a positively unforgettable experience. Watch the wildlife in natural habitats with whales, sea lions, seals and bald eagles being common sights on these amazing cruise vacations. You can view the glaciers in all their natural glory, embark on an adventurous expedition in this untouched paradise or just take in the scenery from your favorite cruise ship. Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line and many other major cruise lines head to Alaska in the summer and they’re ready to take you on the cruise of your dreams. These cruises are generally 7 days in length and packed with great stops, excursions and experiences in a place most Americans never get to visit.

Mediterranean: A Mediterranean cruise in the summer has it all. From stunning beaches in cities you’ve only seen on your favorite travel TV show to palaces and legendary locations like the Coliseum in Rome, you’ll travel European oceans, rivers and waterways to the destination of your dreams. These cruises range from just 2 days to more than 29, leaving from more than 20 different ports. MSC Cruises, Cunard, Royal Caribbean and Holland America Cruise Line are just a few of the cruise lines that can take you to one of the most desirable locations for summer cruise vacations.

Any of these destinations will make summer 2017 a time you won’t soon forget. Browse the latest summer cruise deals now on Cruise.com’s Caribbean, Alaska and Mediterranean cruise deal pages. Do your research and choose the cruise vacation of your dreams!

 

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Carnival Cruises – A Fun Cruise Experience for All

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Perfect for seniors, children and families, Carnival Cruise Line offers something for all age groups on its famous “Fun Ships.” Known as a trendsetter, new culinary and entertainment choices can always be found. Family-friendly accommodations, lots of activities both day and night, incredible entertainment and great restaurants provide an excitement-filled vacation. With a current fleet of 23 ships, the spectacular new Vista-class will be introduced when the Carnival Vista debuts in spring 2016.

AMENITIES & ACTIVITIES

Throughout the Fun Ships a variety of amenities and activities are available for everyone to take part in. Action-packed SportsSquare offers basketball, soccer, volleyball, mini-golf, foosball, pool and ping-pong tables, plus a jogging track. Enjoy the views as you shape up on a selection of stationary bikes, elliptical machines, weight-lifting equipment and punching bags.

Also featured is the WaterWorks park where you can race down the slides – some of the fastest at sea – such as the Twister Waterslide for an exhilarating feeling. Go to new heights at the SkyCourse 150 feet above the ship where you can adjust the toughness level of this exciting ropes course. Pedal away high about deck for a unique biking-like experience at SkyRide and cool down at the pools.

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Highlighting the ships for many is the Serenity Adult Only Retreat providing a peaceful sanctuary. Remove yourself to this nirvana where you can sway on a hammock in the breeze, have a drink at the bar and simply lounge in the sun.
Offered at both SpaCarnival and Cloud 9 Spa are a variety of rejuvenating soothing treatments with some featuring thalassotherapy pools and thermal suites.

Fun poolside bars include the popular RedFrog Rum Bar and the BlueIguana Tequila Bar, where you will feel like you are on a beach in the Caribbean. Mixologists will whip up something special for you at the Alchemy Bar while the Sports Bar features drinks and big screen TV’s for you to watch your favorite teams. Unwind at The Library Bar, perfect for reading, conversation or a board game. Also popular, are movies shown on a huge outdoor screen called the Seaside Theater.

Family-friendly Carnival Cruise Line offers Camp Carnival® — divided into three age groups: 2 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years and 9 to 11 years. Supervised by a trained staff, kids can take part in a variety of fun activities, such as dancing, video games, arts and crafts, watching movies and more.

While you are out enjoying the evening entertainment, Night Owls for those 11 and under can have fun with music, games and other activities until 1AM. Adding to kids’ enjoyment is Seuss-a-palooza Story Time and Suess-a-palooza Parade, Dr. Seuss Brookville, for family reading in a play space. Unforgettable memories will be created with the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with The Cat in the Hat and Friends.

Offered for teens is Circle “C” where they can meet new friends and share games, dance parties and more and older teens can spend time at Club 02 where there are movies, karaoke, sports and video games.

DINING

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Tantalizing international cuisines are served at a variety of formal and casual dining venues, which provide easy meals especially for families. The main dining rooms serve three-course meals and during American TABLE, regional cuisine from some of the local ports are featured on the menu. Spa Carnival fare is also served for those looking for healthier options. Kid-friendly menus with such popular selections as chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese are also featured.

Variety is the spice of life and Carnival Cruise Line offers lots of choices. Savor fresh made hot pizza anytime you have a craving, available 24/7. Bite into a juicy burger with a side of hand-cut fries at Guy’s Burger Joint, created by the Food Network’s Guy Fieri.

Other casual dining options include the buffet-style Lido Restaurant with a variety of stations serving Asian specialties, continental and international dishes, pasta, incredible salads, Indian cuisine and more. Enjoy delicious dishes at Mongolian Wok, including a variety of Asian inspired recipes and vegetarian dishes. Mexican never tasted so good as the homemade tacos, burritos and tortillas at BlueIguana. Savor mouthwatering Italian food inspired by recipes handed down from generation to generation at the family-style Cucina del Capitano and have delicious lunches at its Captain’s Pasta Bar. Feel like you are at New York’s Carnegie Deli when you bite into a hot pastrami sandwich at the Carnival Deli and you will know why it is a favorite.

Start the day with an incredible SeaDay Brunch. Feel like you are on the islands as you savor Caribbean cuisine at the RedFrog Pub. Enjoy the great food, reminiscent of an American cook-out, at Fat Jimmy’s C-Side BBQ with all the classic favorites. Scrumptious dishes are served at Ji Ji Asian Kitchen and Bonsai Sushi also serves soups, sake, decadent desserts and more.

Seafood-lovers will want to head to the New England-style Seafood Shack. For that special occasion reserve a table at the traditional Steakhouse, which also serves seafood and all the classic sides. For the ultimate culinary experience reserve a memorable private multi-course dinner and a cocktail party at The Chef’s Table.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Choose from a wide range of staterooms designed to be restful and relaxing, with many that accommodate up to five guests. After a fun-filled day, retreat to your comfortable stateroom and rest your head on fluffy pillows and sleep like a baby on fine cotton linens on the Carnival Comfort Collection mattress.

All carnival staterooms include turndown service, TV, individual climate control, a phone, and 24-hour room service.

Carnival suites offer the ultimate accommodations and also include VIP check-in, priority embarkation and disembarkation, deluxe bathrooms with whirlpool tubs, a mini-bar or refrigerator and other exclusive amenities.

ENTERTAINMENT

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Fun-filled days and exciting evening entertainment include a variety of different events. Special effects at the Thrill Theater will have you sitting at the edge of your seat with incredible 3D visuals that “jump out of the screen.” Head outdoors and grab some popcorn and watch favorite films on the huge outdoor screen at the Dive-In Movies and view blockbusters at the 3-deck-high IMAX® Theatre. Keeping you laughing on all ships is The Punchliner Comedy Club Presented by George Lopez. Party with DJ IRIE as you dance the night away at the Liquid Nightclub. Belt out your favorite song at Karaoke SuperStar and sing along to your favorites in Piano Bar 88! Try your luck at the many games offered at the bustling Carnival Casino, where there is blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, slot machines and tournaments.

Musical productions include Latin Nights, Heart of Soul and more, while Carnival Stage Shows feature exciting performances. Dance at the theater to tunes by Playlist Productions.

Exciting Carnival LIVE Concerts offered on some sailings let you enjoy such legendary performers as Rascal Flatts, Lionel Richie and more.

Create your special vacation experience with Carnival Cruise Line. Sail on the Fun Ships to such exciting destinations as the Bahamas, Eastern Caribbean, Southern Caribbean, Western Caribbean, Europe/Transatlantic, Hawaii/South America & Caribbean, Mexico, Alaska, Canada/New England and Bermuda.

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