Something new and exciting is now open; bringing a brand new experience on a whole new level of affordability and fun, Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites is bright and fun but relaxing and provide only the best experience for you and your family. Featuring an exciting surf and beach theme, guests staying at Surfside Inn and Suites will be a part of exclusive benefits including Early Park Admissionx to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ and Volcano Bay (Select attractions. Valid theme park admission required).
There’s plenty of excitement and new adventures to be had during your stay at Surfside Inn and Suites. Kick back and relax by the generously sized, surfboard-shaped pool or get involved in the fun in the kids’ splash area! There’s a great array of poolside activities for the young ones as well as the big kids! These include hula-hoop contests, Bingo and Ping-Pong. When you’re not too busy enjoying the poolside entertainment head to the hotel’s game room for a competitive video game (classic and current) with the family. Want to keep in shape during your holiday? Make the most of the fitness centre featuring all the latest state of the art technology.
When it’s time to eat there are mouth watering options at the Food Court and take your pick from a huge selection of cuisine styles serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. When the day is spent relaxing by the pool, soak up the sunshine and cool off at the Pool Bar serving delicious frozen drinks, cocktails, beers and wines (21+ Only with valid photo ID). Starbucks® in the lobby is most convenient for a quick pit stop at the start or end of your day.
750 sunny, beach-themed rooms and spacious 2-Bedroom Suites feature vibrant decor and modern touches giving you that home from home feel. Enjoy air-conditioning, mini-fridge and accessible WIFI as well as a flat-screen TV as you unwind and catch up before bedtime. Spacious, two bedroom suites that can sleep up to 6 people are the perfect requirement for families.
An action-packed, exciting adventure waits when you stay at Universals’ Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites. Stunning rooms, fun for all and a fantastic location!
The Carnival Mardi Gras has a familiar name paying homage to the first ever Carnival ship yet with even bigger and better new experiences that go way beyond the imagination. Living up to the Mardi Gras legacy, this ship is all about fun introducing Zones; six themed areas packed with brand new experiences. State rooms and suites are full of all the mod cons and added luxuries, this is the perfect cruise for those wanting to sample cruise ship “firsts” with new innovations and range of activities for all ages and occasions.
If you’ve ever fancied riding a rollercoaster around an open-air course high above sea level then now is your chance. Mardi Gras will introduce you to BOLT, the fastest and first rollercoaster at sea! You’re in the driver’s seat and you control how fast you go, take in the amazing 360 degree ocean views and whizz around and dare yourself to go full speed ahead.
There are six themed zones hosting a range of shopping, activities and entertainment for all, starting with the Grand Central zone, an atrium with a difference. Floor to ceiling windows bring in the ocean views, enjoy a cup of coffee, live music or an evening show. Dining spots like Bonsai Sushi and Bonsai Teppanyaki are nearby, as is The Punchliner Comedy Club. The French Quarter is lined with bars and eateries serving everything from small plates to classic Hurricane cocktails straight from the bayou. New Orleans nightlife comes on board with a hot jazz club and there’s more to be unveiled nearer the time to a big fan fare. Summer Landing is the place to kick back and relax outdoors featuring a Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse with freshly smoke favourites and cold beer. The La Piazza zone stands for flavour featuring Italian favourite’s server family style. Musicians roam the Piazza providing an authentic soundtrack; explore the Mediterranean restaurants and bars whilst the sun goes down. The Lido is a renowned part of any Carnival cruise and aboard the Mardi Gras this poolside zone features even more delicious and fun ways to spend a day. Tons of casual dining spots are found here, take in a Dive-In Movie, sample Guy’s Burger Joint, the New England-inspired Seafood Shack and BlueIguana Cantina taco spot. Not forgetting the favourite Swirls, free soft-serve available 24 hours a day! The Ultimate Playground starts with BOLT and also has the largest Carnival WaterWorks ever built with three huge spiralling slides, plus SportSquare featuring mini-golf, basketball, a ropes course and much more. The Havana Bar & Pool is the place to relax by day and becomes a hot dance spot by night.
The Serenity Adult-Only Retreat is the place for the grownups to have some quiet time. Laze in peace with the sea breeze and adult only bar. Meet new friends, reconnect with a love one or just do nothing at all. Cloud 9 Spa is an oasis of relaxation with facials, body wraps, thermal suites and more.
Lazy sunshiny days turn into fantastic evenings on the Carnival Mardi Gras, you would expect nothing less than the best night time entertainment and it’s served up in large quantities. Get up and groove at the Playlist Production theatre and have a belly full of laughs at the Punchliner Comedy Club; a Carnival favourite. Bars, restaurants, lounges, a Casino, clubs and theatre are all part of the evening fun.
When it’s time to retreat to your stateroom for a good night’s rest there are a choice or luxurious options. Choose the exclusive location near the Havana Bar & Pool and stay in a Havana Stateroom featuring unique decor, extra large outdoor chill space plus a luxurious rain shower (must be 12 years or older).
Cloud 9 Spa staterooms feature exclusive decor and in-room amenities to help soothe and rejuvenate including spa bathrobes, slipper and toiletries by Elemis. Enjoy priority spa reservations and unlimited access to the thermal suites, free fitness classes and exclusive discounts.
Family Harbour staterooms and a nautical decor and are located near Mardi Gras’s own Family Harbour Lounge – an exclusive spot with breakfast, snacks during the day, board games, family movies, video games and more. Kids eat free in most speciality restaurants and get a free evening of Night Owls babysitting service! Whether it’s an interior stateroom or full blown suite, sumptuous linens and thoughtful layouts provide the best experience for cruising guests.
Make sure you have your cruise booked for the launch of the Mardi Gras; it’s one you definitely will not want to miss.