Carnival Dream Fast Facts
Maiden Voyage: 2009
Passenger Capacity: 3,646
Gross Tonnage: 130,000
The 3,646-passenger Carnival Dream is a new class of vessel for Carnival Cruise Line and ushers in a new era of “Fun Ship” cruising. With a new layout, sleek hull and distinctive profile, the Carnival Dream is designed as the ultimate cruise vacation experience.
Unique features of the Carnival Dream include a new concept in entertainment called The Piazza, a stunning indoor/outdoor cafe and live music venue; the most elaborate children’s facilities at sea, including expansive play areas and a huge Carnival WaterWorks aqua park; “scenic whirlpools” that extend over the ship’s beam; and a variety of new stateroom categories, including those specifically catering to families.
Fun things to do on the Carnival Dream:
• Ocean Plaza, the indoor/outdoor space where you’re never far from ocean breezes, tasty snacks, or live music.
• Carnival WaterWorks, a really big, really wet, really fun water park featuring two waterslides!
• The Lanai, a convenient wraparound walkway on the promenade… and home of the hot tub.
• Prime Steakhouse, serving your choice of dry-aged steak or seafood entrees, not to mention gourmet appetizers, salads, soups and desserts.
• Serenity Adult-Only Area, where kids are neither seen nor heard.
• Camp Carnival, Circle “C” and Club O2, where kids can be kids (and teens, teens).
The Piazza: Designed as a comfortable oasis during the day and a bustling entertainment complex at night, this breathtaking indoor/outdoor cafe and live music venue will feature a bandstand where a variety of musical genres will be showcased, along with a large circular dance floor. A massive floor-to-ceiling curved glass wall will separate the room, creating comfortable and spacious indoor and outdoor seating areas offering stunning ocean views. Guests at The Piazza can also enjoy full bar service, along with an espresso bar offering gelato and a variety of decadent baked goods, along with high-speed Internet access.
Built in 2009 and weighing in at 128,000 tons, Carnival’s Dream is among the largest cruise ships in the world. It’s a ship built with families in mind, but also has an adults-only outdoor area named Serenity, and areas just for kids. Enjoy a half-mile promenade known as The Lanai, a 20-foot-wide outdoor walkway, for an early-morning jog or a late-night stroll.
The Dream has much more within its 1,004 feet of fun. When you visit Ocean Plaza, you will enjoy a comfortable oasis in the day-time and a lively variety of entertainment at night, including various genres of live music, and a large dance floor. Visitors of the Ocean Plaza enjoy a full bar as well as an espresso bar which serves gelato and all sorts of baked goods.
Get wet with the kids at Carnival’s WaterWorks aqua park. There are also “scenic whirlpools” that provide an impressive ocean view. If gambling is your thing, then you can play the slot machines or a game of roulette. The casino also features classic card games such as blackjack and poker, and the craps table is open for you to enjoy. Play to win a fun game of bingo while you’re on board!
Fun is fun, but what about relaxation? Well the Carnival Dream cruise boasts the exquisite Cloud 9 Spa, where you can experience the ultimate in relaxing experiences. How about a hot stone massage, or a facial and manicure? Get pampered and relax at Carnival Dream’s Cloud 9 Spa, then head to the kid-free zone where adults can lounge in peace while enjoying the beautiful ocean view. You can also stay fit while you enjoy the ocean scenery from the fitness center, where working out is fun for everyone.
Carnival cruises offer the vacation of a lifetime, and the Dream cruise ship is perfect for families, as it offers cabins with ample closet space and 2 bathrooms. Carnival’s Dream cruise ship offers plenty of family-friendly amenities, as well as programs specially designed for children of 3 different age groups. Visit exotic destinations such as Cozumel, Belize, Costa Maya, and Nassau year round with your family or your friends.