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Carnival Fantasy Review

Carnival Cruise Lines
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  • Overall Rating: 4.0-stars 4.0
  • Expert Rating:3.5-stars 3.5
  • Traveler Rating:3.5-stars 3.6
    • Couples: 3.6
    • Families w/ young children: 3.5
    • Families w/ older children: 3.7
    • Singles/Friends: 3.8
    • Groups: 3.6
  • Health Rating:
  • Price: $$$$
  • Year Built: 1990
  • Refurbished: 2010
  • Ship Size: L
  • Total Cabins: 1,028
  • Restaurants: 4
  • Pools: 1

How it Ranks: Carnival Fantasy ranks #3 out of 24 Carnival Cruise Lines Cruise Ships based on an analysis of expert and user ratings, as well as health ratings.

The tropical islands of the Bahamas seem all the more inviting from the decks of the Carnival Fantasy. Vacations from Port Canaveral provide a quick exciting getaway to Nassau and Freeport, as well as cruises from New Orleans to Mexico. On board you'll find a resort-style pool area, the Carnival Waterpark, an adults-only retreat, Serenity, along with tons of activities to keep you busy or help you just unwind. Cleopatra's, Cats and Club 21 are just three of the fun places to spend your evenings after a fabulous dinner in the Jubilee or Celebration Dining Rooms. 

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Carnival Fantasy Cabins

Carnival Fantasy offers a wide range of accommodation options. Browse cabins to find the stateroom that suits your needs.

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Carnival Fantasy Deck Plans

Carnival Fantasy contains 10 decks. Find out which features are available on each Carnival Fantasy deck.

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Disclaimers about ship ratings: A ship's Health Rating is based on vessel inspection scores published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If a ship did not receive a CDC score within 24 months prior to the calculation of its Overall Rating, its Health Rating appears as N/A; in such a case, the ship's Overall Rating is calculated using the average Health Rating of all CDC-rated ships within the cruise line. All ship Traveler Ratings are based on ratings provided under license by Cruiseline.com.