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Carnival Sensation

For a fun, affordable and most importantly, adventurous cruise vacation, then a voyage aboard Carnival Sensation may be just the answer. Carnival Sensation, a 70,000+ ton Fantasy-class ship, accommodates over 2,000 guests and is a fantastic choice for sailing to the Bahamas, Bermuda or the Caribbean. This ship sails from Charleston, South Carolina and Jacksonville Florida and does 3- to 11-night cruises. Brace yourself for a journey where you can kick back and bask in ultimate relaxation or get active and moving with sports, parties and more all on the same ship. With a wide range of dining options, comfortable accommodations and tons of activities for guests of all ages, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy aboard Carnival Sensation.

When Was Carnival Sensation Last Refurbished?

Following a refurbishment in 2017, Carnival Sensation received several new venues, including BlueIguana Cantina & Tequila Bar, Guy’s Burger Joint, RedFrog Rum Bar, Alchemy Bar, and the sweet shop Cherry On Top! Kids ages 2-11 can also take advantage of the newly  An aerial view of <em>Carnival Sensation</em> added Camp Ocean. The ship’s lounges and public areas also received multiple cosmetic upgrades including new carpets, wall coverings and tile work.

Carnival Sensation Daily Activities

With so many exciting features available onboard Carnival Sensation, you’ll have the option to do something different every day. Fantasia is the ship’s main show lounge, where there’s a wonderful live performance during each night of the cruise. Among the possible shows are dancers, singers, acrobats, musicians, magicians, comedians, and game shows. If you’re feeling lucky while on a Carnival Sensation cruise you’ll be able to test your luck at Club Vegas Casino where you can play games including blackjack, roulette, craps, poker and slot machines. Some other popular areas on Carnival Sensation are the library, nightclubs, serenity retreat, resort-style pool, WaterWorks aqua park, spa and sports area. Of course, don’t forget the many bars, lounges and clubs, where you can cool off with a delicious drink, meet new friends and have a great time.

Kid Friendly Programs

There’s a great age-based youth program available on all Carnival Sensation cruises. Camp Carnival is a supervised program that’s just for guests aged 2-11 years. Circle “C” is a cool spot for 12 to 14-year-olds featuring video games, late night movies, karaoke and more. Club O2 is for 15 to 17-year-olds, and offers them a hangout where they can enjoy music, video games, food and new friends. On Carnival Sensation, you will also discover that there are also many opportunities for families to have fun together as well. Together, you can visit the onboard video arcade, the water park or participate in the fun Seuss at Sea program, complete with a lively parade of some of the most popular Dr. Seuss characters.

Carnival Sensation Dining Options

Dining is a separate adventure onboard Carnival Sensation. There are many dining venues and options available, including:

  • Fantasy Main Dining Room (Open/Assigned)
  • Ecstasy Main Dining Room (Open/Assigned)
  • Lido Marketplace (Buffet)
  • Guy's Burger Joint (Burgers/Fries)
  • BlueIguana Cantina (Mexican)
  • Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast (Dr. Seuss-Themed Breakfast)
  • Pizza Pirate (Fresh Pizza)
  • Swirls (Frozen Yogurt/Soft-Serve)
  • The Chef's Table (Specialty)
  • Bonsai Sushi Express (Asian/To-Go)
  • The Carnival Deli (Sandwiches/Wraps)

There is also 24-hour room service (additional charges may apply), so there will be something to satisfy everybody.

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Ship Highlights

Carnival WaterWorks

No vacation is complete without a trip to a waterpark and on Carnival Sensation, the waterpark comes to you. This festive area is featured on many of Carnival Cruise Line’s ships, and was added onto Carnival Sensation in 2009. The highlight of this area is the giant Twister waterslide, a 300’ spiraling slide that will swirl you all the way to the bottom. There is also a  <em>Carnival Sensation</em> will transport you to amazing destinations!  double racing slide, a kiddie slide and spray park and nearby lounge chairs.

Club Vegas Casino

Does Carnival Sensation have a casino? Yes! Feeling lucky? Test the odds in Carnival Sensation’s beautiful casino, which features blackjack, poker, roulette, craps, slot machines, Texas Hold’em and more! Grab a drink at the casino bar, place your next bet and maybe think about entering a tournament!

Serenity Adult-Only Retreat

Carnival Sensation’s kids-free oasis is just the ticket for adults who are looking to take a break and indulge in some much-deserved R&R. This area features plush chaise lounge chairs with umbrellas so you can shade yourself from the sun, as well as two tranquilizing whirlpools and of course a nearby bar where you can grab your favorite drink and stay cool!

Spa Carnival

While on your Carnival Sensation cruise, make sure to take some time and enjoy the pampering you deserve! Spa Carnival offers a wonderful selection of European-style spa treatments, including facials, massages and aroma stone therapy. The spa area also includes a fully-equipped fitness center with Life Fitness equipment and optional fitness classes, two saunas and steam rooms, a hair and nail salon and acupuncture treatments.

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Deck Plans
Deck Plan Key
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Single Sofa Bed
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and 2 Upper Pullmans
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Double Sofa Bed
  • Deck Key Stateroom with 2 Porthole Windows
  • Deck Key Connecting staterooms
  • Deck Key Twin beds do not convert to a King Bed
  • Deck Key Unisex Wheelchair Accessible Restroom
  • Deck Key All accommodations are non-smoking
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King), 1 lower Pullman, and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Deck Key Balcony Staterooms: Beds do not convert to King when both Upper Pullmans in use
  • Deck Key Balcony Staterooms: Beds do not convert to King when both Upper Pullmans in use
  • Deck Key Balcony Staterooms: Beds do not convert to King when both Upper Pullmans in use
  • Deck Key Balcony Staterooms: Beds do not convert to King when both Upper Pullmans in use
Photos provided are not guaranteed to accurately represent the room or space listed, and may be of a similar ship. All stateroom descriptions are subject to change. Some staterooms in the same category may have different furniture arrangements or be a different size than listed. Deck plans are subject to change. Please verify all information directly with the cruise line. We reserve the right to correct errors.