With a huge amount of activities onboard, the Carnival Sunshine is second-to-none where high-energy entertainment is concerned. Extraordinary shows with ultra-HD graphics and amazing performers delight passengers with Latin Nights, Motor City, Epic Rock and Studio VIP as the themes. “Hasbro, the Game Show” is an interactive show-themed show, with lots of audience participation and classic board games adapted for the stage including Operation and Connect 4. There are plenty of bars and lounges including RedFrog Pub, ThirstyFrog Red, RedFrog Rum Bar, BlueIguana Tequila Bar, Havana Bar and The Piano Bar which entertains the crowd with sing-alongs, comedians and pianist performances. For a quieter ambience try The Library Bar with unique self-serve wine dispensers (extra charge). Round off the evening at the Casino, connected to the EA Sports Bar and with all the popular Casino features.
Enjoy browsing the ships boutiques with jewellery, clothes and souvenirs to entice shoppers and visit the Park West auction house selling various pieces of art in art auctions. Check your emails at the various “Fun Hubs” web stations dotted around the ship replacing the often seen internet cafe. With the largest adults-only area on any Carnival ship, the Carnival Sunshine offers the exclusive Serenity, a triple-deck retreat complete with hot tubs, cabanas, bars and a triple-height waterfall and plunge pool. The beautifully designed serenity is the perfect place to retreat to if you are travelling without kids or if the kids are being entertained in Camp Carnival. Take a good book and enjoy the peace and tranquillity.
The main Lido Deck features a pool with outdoor movies and TV shows, hot tubs and lots of loungers. With a super choice of bars and restaurants in the area there is everything you could possibly need at your fingertips. WaterWorks features 40 interactive water features including a 47-foot high Twister slide and a SplashZone for the younger kids. SportSquare has lots to keep you busy with a mini-golf course, ropes course, a basketball court, jogging track, table tennis and more.
Cloud 9 Spa has 15 treatment rooms and has a Thermal Suite, sauna, steam room, heated stone loungers with sea views and a wonderful menu of treatments. The fitness centre has all the latest equipment and a wide range of exercise classes including yoga, boot camp and spinning.
Carnival Sunshine is the cruise ship kids adore with Camp Carnival entertaining children from the age of 2 years and upwards. Outdoor and indoor play areas, video games, spaces to hang out; sand art, swimming under the stars; sport challenges and various other activities keep kids busy for hours. Like all “Fun Ships,” Carnival Sunshine offers educational specialty programs too. Children can also decorate custom-designed Camp Carnival T-shirts, get their faces painted for themed activities, play bingo, make their own pizza and build stuffed animals in the Beary Cuddly Workshop. (All profits go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.) Older kids get their own, separate rooms (adjacent to Camp Carnival): Circle C for the 12- to 14-year-olds and Club O2 for the 15- to 17-year-olds. Circle C lounge has a dance floor, video jukebox, music, video game consoles and Fun Hub stations. Adjacent to Circle C is Club O2, a teen club where older kids can make new friends and dance to the latest hits from the D.J. booth. Designed as the ultimate “chill” space, this room also includes a soda bar, video game consoles, Fun Hub stations and a state-of-the-art sound and lighting system. The ship also offers numerous kid-friendly culinary choices, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, and 24-hour pizza and soft-serve ice cream, available in the casual poolside Lido Marketplace restaurant. The main dining rooms have a children’s menu with daily junior specials each night. Kids can also “dine under the stars” with the youth staff (allowing parents to dine on their own).
There are two Main Dining Rooms with delicious food and healthy options and plenty of other choices including Punchliner Comedy Brunch, Lido Marketplace buffet, Guy’s Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, Havana Bar, Cucina del Capitano, Ji Ji, Fahrenheit 555, Bonsai Sushi, The Taste Bar and more.
Cabins and suites are decorated in muted tones with flat-screen TV’s, safes and robes. Suites are a real treat with larger, separate sitting areas, two TV’s, more wardrobe space and bathrooms with tubs. The Grand Suites have 85-square-foot balconies, marble-topped surfaces, full bathrooms with whirlpool tubs and VIP check in. Cloud 9 Spa cabins are located around the ship’s spa with a range of Elemis toiletries, and other added extras.
The Carnival Sunshine is an absolutely tremendous cruising experience aimed at the young and young-at-heart with an abundance of fantastic amenities, heavenly itineraries and modern luxuries.
Carnival LIVE brings entertainers you know to the greatest venue of all: your holiday. You’ll not only enjoy an unforgettable show plus everything a Carnival cruise has to offer… but you’ll enjoy it all with your fellow fans. There’s plenty of opportunity to meet, greet and air-guitar your favorite solos or reel off the funniest punchlines, whether over dinner, a drink or just a sea view.
The Holiday Inn Charleston – Riverview is the perfect hotel to choose, close to all the most popular area attractions and three of South Carolina’s best beaches. With comfortable, modern rooms and spacious suites available, on-site fitness centre and restaurant, every need is taken care of. A great choice for leisure travellers of any age looking to explore the amazing Charleston area attractions.
An easy journey from the airport brings you straight to the Holiday Inn Charleston – Riverview, drop your bags in and start exploring the wonderful city and beach attractions straight away. Close to shopping, restaurants, nightlife and beautiful historic sites puts everything you could possibly want to visit within easy reach. With views of the Ashley River and Historic Charleston, the hotel provides a superb place to stay and great value for money. Close to the new 4D Theatre and Splash Zone Waterpark, visitors of all ages will enjoy a variety of brilliant attractions. Whether it’s a day at one of South Carolina’s best beaches or a visit to the Charleston Aquarium, every attraction on your list will be ticked off by the time you are ready to leave.
After a day of sightseeing, enjoy a relaxing dip in the seasonal outdoor pool, open until late for evening swims after a busy day. Keep up with your fitness routine at the 24-hour fitness centre with weights and cardio equipment, a great way to start the day. Hop onto the complimentary scheduled shuttle service into the historic downtown area and explore to your heart’s content.
With well-appointed rooms including pillow top mattresses, plush bedding and extra pillows, a good night’s rest is guaranteed to recharge the batteries ready for the next day of exciting adventures. Turn on the New Rain Forest coffee maker in the morning and sip a steaming hot coffee as you get ready for the day. Make sure to request a room with a view of the Ashley River or Historic Charleston as an added bonus. Upgrade to an elegant suite with oversized King bed, spacious sitting area, kitchenette with microwave and mini-refrigerator and fantastic views of the Ashley River and city of Charleston.
A relaxing cocktail lounge and Harborview Restaurant offers lighter fare and fine dining with a superb kids eat free programme for added value (12 years and under with 1 paying adult). Located on the top floor of the hotel, sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious meal catching up on the day’s events. With 4 flat screen TV’s, daily happy hour and leather lounge chairs it’s a great way to round off the day watching your favourite team or just gazing at the panoramic view of Charleston’s skyline. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 to book this amazing cruise and stay today!