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Carnival Sunshine

Prepare for some serious fun in the sun on Carnival Sunshine, where you can spend your days soaking up rays, relaxing in the shade or getting soaked in the giant onboard waterpark. Formerly Carnival Destiny, Carnival Sunshine underwent a $155 million expansion and refitting in 2013 that transformed it into a Fun Ship™ 2.0. Some of its renovations included the addition of the largest Serenity Retreat ever, Carnival Waterworks featuring the Speedway Splash slide, and a handful of signature bars and lounges. This Sunshine Class “mega-ship” is currently taking voyages to the Bahamas, Bermuda, and the Caribbean while offering a fun and free onboard atmosphere, with plenty of fun and activities for guests of all ages. This revolutionary and family-friendly Fun Ship™ has an excellent variety of dining options, comfortable accommodations and seemingly endless options for onboard entertainment, making it an excellent cruise ship for everyone.

Carnival Sunshine Staterooms

Carnival Sunshine has a great variety of cozy accommodations onboard, from interior, ocean view and balcony staterooms, to Ocean Suites,  Get active and have fun at SportSquare, which features mini-golf, a rope course, jogging track, and sports court. Grand Suites and huge Captain Suites that feature VIP check-in, whirlpool bathtubs, and balconies. As part of its 2013 expansion, 182 staterooms were added on for your convenience. For a truly relaxing and indulgent vacation, you can have the essence of the spa infused into select accommodations with a spa-inspired Cloud 9 stateroom or suite. These special living spaces include the added amenities of private spa access, spa amenities and priority spa reservations.

Onboard Activities

You’ll never find yourself short of fun while sailing aboard Carnival Sunshine. Some of the more popular public spaces aboard this ship are the casino (featuring slots, roulette, blackjack, craps and poker nights), The Punchliner Comedy Club, a piano bar, and Ocean Plaza. As part of its 2013 refurbishment, several new venues were added, including Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, JavaBlue Café, Carnival Seaside Theater, and a handful of bars.

Carnival Sunshine Dining Options

While sailing on a Carnival Sunshine cruise, you’ll never go hungry thanks to its wide variety of delicious dining options. Among your options are:

  • Sunrise Dining Room (Open/Assigned)
  • Lido Marketplace (Buffet)
  • Guy's Burger Joint (Burgers/Fries)
  • Lucky Bowl (Chinese/To-Go)
  • BlueIguana Cantina (Mexican)
  • Cucina del Capitano (Italian)
  • Steakhouse (Steak/Seafood)
  • Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast (Dr. Seuss-Themed Breakfast)
  • Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que (BBQ)
  • Bonsai Sushi (Asian)
  • The Chef's Table (Specialty)
  • Seafood Shack (Seafood)
  • Swirls (Frozen Yogurt/Soft-Serve)
  • JavaBlue Cafe (Coffee/Pastries)
  • Pizzeria del Capitano (Fresh Pizza)
  • The Carnival Deli (Sandwiches/Wraps)
  • RedFrog Pub (Caribbean)

On top of all of that, there is even 24-hour room service available to you in your stateroom or suite (additional charges may apply) as well as bars galore, where you can grab your favorite drink or try a new one.

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Ship Highlights

Carnival Waterworks

Splash your afternoon away at Carnival Waterworks, the onboard water park aboard Carnival Sunshine, which features the four-deck high Twister Waterslide that will shoot you through a daring curve that extends over the edge of the ship, sure to captivate thrill-seekers. This ship is also the first with a waterpark to feature Speedway Splash, two huge racing slides with special lighting effects and a scoreboard. Within this area, this is also a large spray park and mini racing slides for the younger ones, as well as the 300-gallon PowerDrencher that is waiting to get you soaked. Carnival Waterworks is one of the most popular areas on the ship and is perfect for guests of all ages.

Cloud 9 Spa

Cloud 9 Spa is a tranquil and elegant venue, where you can truly relax onboard Carnival Sunshine. The ship’s spa area includes a fully-equipped fitness center with Life Fitness equipment and fitness classes available, as well as a hair and nail salon. The spa features two saunas, massage rooms, and thermal  Adults 21 and older can escape in the relaxing Serenity Retreat, featuring a beautiful waterfall among other relaxing amenities.  suites with steam and dry heat chambers in addition to a Medi-Spa and acupuncture area. Here, you can enjoy a variety of European-style spa treatments and services, including hot stone massages, facials, acupuncture, body wraps, tooth whitening, steam rooms, water therapies, manicures and pedicures.

Serenity Adult Retreat

Serenity is an adults-only outdoor retreat area, available to guests 21 and older. This area was added to Carnival Sunshine as part of its 2013 expansion, is the largest of all of their ships and the only one to feature a waterfall. Here, you will discover private cabanas and large comfortable loungers, where you can relax in the sun or, if you prefer, the shade. There is also a pool and whirlpool where you can relax the day away while listening to mellow music. Beverage service is also available.

Kid Friendly Programs

Carnival Sunshine has three fantastic youth programs, making for a very family-friendly environment. The programs are split by age group and consist of Camp Carnival (2 to 11 years), Circle “C” (12 to 14 years), and Club O2 (15 to 17 years). Camp Carnival offers tons of activities for children in three different age groups: 2 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years, and 9 to 11 years. Camp Carnival Night Owls gives parents the opportunity to enjoy themselves up until 1 am, while their kids are having their own fun. Circle “C” includes activities such as dance parties, games, and outdoor movies. Club O2 is a great place for older teens to hang out and watch movies, play sports and video games, join karaoke sessions and have pool parties.

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Deck Plans
Deck Plan Key
  • Deck Key Twin Bed and Single Sofa Bed
  • 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), Single Sofa Bed and 1 Upper Pullman
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King) and Double Sofa Bed
  • Deck Key 2 Twin Beds (convert to King), Double Sofa Bed and 1 Lower Pullman
  • 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
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.