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Jessica

Age: 15

Occupation:student

Number of Cruises: 2

Cruise Line: Carnival

Ship: Carnival Inspiration

Sailing Date: 2009-12-23

Itinerary: Cozumel

THIS CRUISE WAS AMAZING! I dont understand why there are so many negative comments on this site about the inspiration. We embarked smoothly in tampa and were onboard eating lunch, having drinks and enjoying the live band and beautiful weather by noon. I traveled with my parents (45) my brother (17) two of my aunts and one unce (40 and 45) my grandmother (76) and three of my cousins (17, 21 and 12) we all had an amazing time! there is so much to do, it is impossible to be bored. cozumel was amazing!


The food was awesome! we ate in the buffet room for brekfast and lunch and in the formal dining room for dinner. We had the late seating which we enjoyed very much! our waiter was Lucian and he was amazing, very personable. Our assistant waiter was Joseph and he was even better! He knew us all by name and would help us with anything we asked even outside of the dinign room. He always worked the breakfast area when I ate so i made sure to say good morning to him and he went out of his way to help me and make me feel special. The late seating gave us more time to enjoy the daily activities onboard. The food was over all exceptional! My uncle is a food critic and loved every bit of it! There was 24 hour icecream which us kids loved ( and my dad too hah) you will never be hungry onboard a carnival cruise!


Our stateroom was very nice and roomy for three people and our stuardist was just as great! he was very attentitave and our room was always in tip top shape with cute towle animals waiting for us.


The activities were fabulous! my youngest cousin (12) very much enjoyed the waterslides, where there was never a long line and the arcade. The adults and older kids really loved the bars and casino! we had greatluck too! The shows entertained us all and my grandmother loved the vegas style shows the most. the ladies participated in bingo and tea time every day and loved it! The boys mini golfed, went swimming, played shuffelboard, gambled and played pingpong. my uncle participated in the sexy leg competition and came in a close second! we had so much fun!

DO NOT MISS THE FURY CATAMARAN BEACH PARTY AND SNORKEL EXCURSION! It was our favorite part of the cruise by far! We went on a nice fun ride in a large catamaran and then were given snorkeling instructions. We snorkeled for over and hour and saw so many beautiful fish! we then took another short boat ride to fury's private beach where we enjoyed beach hammocks, beach beds, water trampolines, blowup climbing mountains and gorgeous blue waters. On the boat ride back there was lots of fun dancing to the cha cha slide and cupid shuffle! The staff was GREAT! Thank you to Tortuga and Nacho for making a great day! Also there was free beer margaritas bottled water and soda onboard and at the beach! The men loved that!

After the excursion we came off board the catamaran and headed in a taxi to Carlos and Charlies for an amazing lunch! The food was great and the entertainment was even better! So much fun! but young children probably wouldnt enjoy for there is lots of drinking and loud music. We had the most fun here! Free shots and beer funnels! Lots of dancing again too! Then we headed upstairs to senor frogs! The same company but this is just a bar! There was tons of drinking games, mucsic and dancing! So much fun! later on we went shopping and got great cheap souviniers! Eight dollars for a giant sombrero! Over all our cruise was fabulous and would do it a million times again!

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