Top 10 Carnival Cruises

Top 10 Carnival Cruises

Getaway Staff

Carnival Cruise lines are known for their fun and family-friendly cruises that may be perfect for your next vacation. Spend your days relaxing onboard at the adults-only Serenity deck, while the kids have fun at the newly revamped Dr. Seuss themed kids clubs. Explore all the different activities offered onboard each ship such as the state-of-the-art features found aboard the Carnival Vista. All ships feature the Cloud 9 Spa's for an indulgent treatment. All the cruises include a wide range of buffet meals to suit everyone's tastes.


01Carnival Vista


The Carnival Vista is the largest and newest ship in the Carnival fleet. There are many new and interesting dining options available on board such as the Seafood Shack and Fresh Creations. Adventure seekers will love the SkyRide, a suspended bike course that sends riders on a thrilling track high above the main deck. If you prefer a more relaxing holiday, you can catch the latest movies on the largest IMAX theatre at sea. Families will love the new Harbor suites designed specifically for those with young children. The Suites offer large amounts of space, a fun nautical theme, access to a VIP lounge, and lots of other onboard perks.

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02Carnival Breeze


Launched in 2012, the Carnival Breeze is one of the lines most popular ships thanks to its wide range of activities. The Chef's Table on-board is well known for the Michelin quality food that is served every night. Children will love the state-of-the-art Dr. Seuss themed kids club where children can take part in a host of fun and age-appropriate activities.

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03Carnival Liberty


The recently updated Carnival Liberty is always a popular choice for cruisers. This ship is a bit smaller than some of the lines newer offerings, but that means a shorter line at the buffet and the ship still has plenty of activities to keep you busy. In the evening try the fun version of a drive-in by enjoying a dive-in movie under the stars. Relax in the pool or on a lounger and take in the latest Hollywood movie or an old classic under the stars.

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04Carnival Freedom


The Carnival Freedom offers some of the newest and most interesting features in the Carnival Fleet. Head to the Alchemy Bar to try a wide range of yummy cocktails. Food offerings onboard include Guy Feri's Burger Bar, The Blue Iguana Catina, and the complimentary sushi bar. If you have over-indulged, head to the state-of-the-art gym next to the Cloud 9 Spa to work it off.

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05Carnival Magic


Carnival Magic is one of the Dream class of ships and is packed with a range of fun activities for the whole family. This ship had the first ropes course at sea, a feature that soon became popular on other ships. Spend your days splashing around at the large WaterWorks water park.

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06Carnival Valor


The latest refurbishment of the Carnival Valor added a four-story water slide called the Twister, that is great fun for any thrill-seekers in your group. Celebrate your courage with a glass of Red Frog, Carnival's craft-brewed beer. Children will love the small water park, designed just for younger kids.

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07Carnival Legend


The Carnival Legend celebrates the legends of the past with its theme. Take a dive into the Camelot or Avalon pools. Try your luck at the Club Merlin Casino and celebrate your win at one of the many bars onboard including Alchemy and the Red Frog. After dinner head to Medusa's Lair, a dance club with a vibrant DJ playing all the latest songs.

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08Carnival Miracle


Escape from the reality of everyday life on the Carnival Magic. Enjoy a Broadway-style show at the Phantom Lounge before heading to Dr. Frakenstein's Lab to dance the night away. Take part in CLUE, the murder mystery game that takes place over the entire voyage. Eat a spectacular four-course meal at Nick & Nora's steakhouse that is sure to be a highlight of your vacation.

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09Carnival Glory


Face your fears and try the all-new multi-story AquaTunnel water slide onboard the Carnival Glory. Enjoy countless hours of fun at the WaterWorks water park. Those looking for a more relaxing day should head to the Cloud 9 Spa for a day filled with indulgent treatments that will leave you looking your best. Show off your new look at the White Heat Dance Club or spend your evening tasting fine cuisine at the Emerald Room Steakhouse.

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10Carnival Inspiration


The Carnival Inspiration is filled with pieces of beautiful art to inspire you. The high-end theme goes through to the Paris and Candlelight lounges where you can indulge in a few drinks while enjoying performances by talented musicians. Let your children have fun at the Dr.Seuss kids club, while you spend your day at the Cloud 9 Spa or on the Adults only Serenity Deck.

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