As the inaugural Fantasy-class ship, Carnival Sensation made a real splash when she joined Carnival's fleet in November 1993 and has had an extensive refurbishment in Feburary 2009. Not only has she got the latest on-board features, but she has all new food venues and on-board activites for both adults and children. With fourteen decks and new balcony staterooms, more than sixteen restaurant and bar options, and a vibrant entertainment scene, Carnival Sensation is sure to impress from the moment you step aboard. Days at sea are your chance to enjoy the highlights of Carnival Sensation. On top of this, the ship docks in some amazing ports of call, opening up a variety of sightseeing and adventures ashore.
The restaurants and eateries on board Carnival Sensation offer an amazing a mix of flavours and dining styles. Start the evening with pre-dinner drinks at the new Alchemy Bar before tucking into a daily-changing menu of culinary treats in either Fantasy or Ecstasy Restaurants. Dine in the casual surroundings in Guy's Burger Joint, BlueIguana Cantina, Pizza Pirate, Carnival Deli, or try the delicous desserts at Swirls. Guy's Burger Joint is the go to for authentic, American-style burgers or sample gourmet taster dishes in Taste Bar. Tuck into freshly-baked pizzas at Pizzeria del Capitano or spicy Mexican tacos and burritos at BlueIguana Cantina.
The mix of bars and lounges on Carnival Sensation caters for all tastes. Treat the kids to a milkshake while you sip a latte at the Coffer Bar. Visit the tropical RedFrog Rum Bar which is the perfect spot to hangout with an ice-cold draft beer or exotic rum cocktail as you take in the views. Relax in Piano Bar, enjoy drinks at Casino Bar, and take part in mixology competitions and martini tastings, before enjoying music and dancing at the nightclub.
The daytime and evening scene on Carnival Sensation offers something for everyone. Feeling active? Head to Waterworks and splash around on the onboard waterpark. Looking to relax? Chill out in the tranquillity in the adult-only Serenity retreat. What about the kids? Discover fun times and lots of activities for all ages in Camp Ocean or make a cuddly new friend at the Build-A-Bear Workshop at Sea Dr. Seuss. Take your seat in Liquid Lounge for a selection of revue-style stage shows from Playlist Productions. Limelight Lounge presents live music and cabaret acts and you can enjoy live acts at Punchliner Comedy Club. Or why not have a go on the slot machines and gaming tables at the onboard Casino?
Day 1-2: UK - Miami, Florida
Fly from your selected UK airport to Miami and make your way to the 4* Colony Hotel Ocean Drive for your two night pre stay.
Day 3: Miami (Embarkation Day)
Check out the hotel and make your way to the port where you will embark on board Carnival Sensation for your four night cruise.
Day 4: Key West, USA
Key West is the USA's southernmost point and features a diverse mix of water sports, fishing trips, historic sites, and art galleries. Explore the waterfront to find a range of bars, parks and cafes, and stroll down Duval Street — a famous commercial district. There's a range of quirky street performers to see at Mallory Square, or you can visit Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens to view an old, Italian-style fortress. Make sure to stop at the former home of author, Ernest Hemingway, before you leave, too.
Day 5: Cozumel, Mexico
Arrive on the Mexican island of Cozumel. One of Mexico's most popular ports of call, it's home to several natural parks and a rich coral reef surrounded by tropical fish. San Miguel, Cozumel's only town, offers a great selection of bars, cafes and restaurants alongside seafront shops and boutiques selling handmade Mayan souvenirs. Follow sightseeing jungle trails, wander botanical gardens with natural lagoons, or view dolphins and sea turtles in their natural habitat.
Day 7: Miami - Cancun, Mexico
Disembark in Miami and make your way to the airport for your flight to Cancun. When you arrive in Cancun make your way to the 5* Grand Bahia Principe Coba for your seven night post stay.
Day 8-13: Cancun, Mexico
Cancun is a Mexican city bordering the Caribbean Sea, and is known for its numerous popular resorts, vibrant nightlife, and stretch of beaches. Experience Cancun Underwater Museum with either a glass-bottom boat trip, snorkelling, or scuba diving. Xcaret is a waterfront eco-archaeological park packed with attractions and the opportunity for cave explorations. Take a boat trip out to Isla Contoy, a small uninhabited island with secluded beaches and a prime nesting location for sea birds and turtles. Ventura Park Cancun is the perfect family day out; brimming with exciting attractions, water park, zip line, dolphin encounters, and go-kart rides. Cancun is also very famous for its ancient ruins, including El Rey Archaeological Zone and El Meco Archaeological Site.
Day 14: Cancun - UK
Check out the hotel and make your way to the airport for your flight back to the UK.