Carnival Dream

One of the best-known names in the travel industry is Carnival cruise ships. Whether you're traveling with your family or as part of a romantic getaway, Carnival is sure to satisfy every travel desire and provide plenty of onboard entertainment for all passengers. The Carnival Dream cruise ship is one of two Dream class liners newly added to the fleet, along with the Carnival Magic.

For the adults traveling onboard the Carnival Dream cruise ship, the Serenity area is just for you. The two-level retreat features plush loungers, wicker chairs, and hammocks for relaxing, as well as two private whirlpools, and a full bar. Carnival cruise ships such as the Dream also offer a full salon for both men and women. The salon provides haircuts, coloring and styling, facials, waxing, manicures, and pedicures.

For evening entertainment you might visit the Seaside Theater, where the big-screen displays scheduled movies and concerts and synchronized musical laser light shows. A popular indoor/outdoor area on the Carnival Dream is the Ocean Plaza, which has access to the promenade for leisurely strolls, the Lanai with cantilevered whirlpools, a full-service bar, and a coffee and ice cream shop.

Indoor activities onboard this member of the Carnival cruise ships fleet offer guests plenty of chances to exercise; there is a fully equipped fitness center where yoga, Pilates, aerobics, indoor cycling, and weight lifting are available. Outdoor activities aboard the Carnival Dream are plentiful and include miniature golf, swimming, jogging, and the WaterWorks themed area.

One of the most outstanding, fun-filled activities on the Carnival Dream Cruise Ship is visiting the 20,000-square-foot play area for kids that includes the spectacular WaterWorks aqua park. Inside the park, kids have the corkscrew waterslide that is four-decks tall and promises a big splash, the 104-foot Drainpipe spiral slide and funnel, and side-by-side 80-foot racing slides. The aqua park also has smaller slides for young children and assorted water sprayers situated throughout the park area.

In addition to the water park, kids have more of their own special areas onboard the Carnival Dream geared toward particular age groups. At Camp Carnival, kids aged 2 to 11 have multiple planned activities, crafts, sports, and video games available, depending on the child's age. The older kids have designated programs at Circle C for 12- to 14-year-olds and Club 02 for 15- to 17-year-olds. Circle C has a dance floor, movie screens, and Wii and Club 02 has a dance floor, DJ, and soda.

Dining on the Carnival Dream is diverse, with multiple restaurants serving a variety of cuisine with choices of classic steak, buffets, and individual food counters serving sandwiches and stir fry, along with pasta and burritos. Guests can choose to dine at scheduled times or use the open seating option arriving between a certain timeframe.

Accommodations aboard the Carnival Dream have been upgraded to include dual bathrooms, which consist of one full bath with a tub and one bath with shower, and the staterooms that can accommodate five guests instead of the standard four. All staterooms include a minibar, hair dryer, private safe, and flat-screen TV, among other amenities.

Guests can extend their cruise adventure with a shore excursion. When docking at port, take a sightseeing tour on your own or hire a guide to show you the sights. Shore excursions vary by destination, but with the exotic itineraries aboard the Carnival Dream, wherever you go is sure to promise a chance for adventure.

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