Carnival Splendor Fast Facts
Maiden Voyage: 2008
Passenger Capacity: 3,006
Gross Tonnage: 113,000
As the first in a new class of “Fun Ships,” the Carnival Splendor offers a host of innovative on-board features and facilities, highlighted by a 21,000-square-foot health and fitness center – one of the largest at sea – which will feature Carnival’s first elaborate thermal suite and thalassotherapy pool covered by a glass dome. Surrounding the fitness and spa center will be 68 exclusive “spa staterooms” – also a first for Carnival Cruise Line. Passengers in spa staterooms will have exclusive entry access to the spa facilities and will receive a wide choice of special offerings including priority spa reservations, unlimited use of the thermal suite and thalassotherapy pool, complimentary fitness classes plus other amenities. The Carnival Splendor’s family-friendly facilities include a water spray park on the Lido Deck, along with a two-level 5,500-square-foot children’s play area – the largest in the Carnival fleet, part of the line’s “Camp Carnival” program – along with a teen club featuring a dance floor, DJ and high-tech sound and lighting system, part of Carnival’s “Club O2″ program. A comprehensive golf program with opportunities to play top European and Caribbean courses are also available. Of the ship’s 1,503 spacious staterooms, more than 60 percent offer an ocean view or private balcony – ideal for scenic European cruising.
• Serenity Adult-Only Area
This Carnival Splendor kid-free oasis is the hub of relaxation. Relax and take in the ocean view, read a book, chill with friends or just kick back and take a snooze.
• Mini Golf Course Camp Carnival
Take a swing on the Carnival Splendor’s extensive 9-hole mini golf course.
• Watch & Love!
Watch movies, concerts, news, sporting events, and even watch others get their “groove on” on the new Carnival Splendor Seaside Theatre. A 12′x22′ jumbo-sized LED screen with a crystal-clear picture and a 70,000-watt, easy-to-hear sound system.
• Fountain of Youth
Carnival Splendor’s Thalassotherapy Pool features jets of water that massage your body and a special formulation of ocean water rich with trace elements of vitamins.
• Twist & Shout!
Slide and glide on the Carnival Splendor fun-filled Twister Waterslide – It’s three-decks high of twisting and turning water mania – Perfect for splishin’, splashin’ and playin’ at any age.
• The Pinnacle Supper Club
The Pinnacle, Carnival Splendor’s reservations-only supper club, is Manhattan-chic and the menu includes gourmet delicacies and steakhouse favorites everyone will enjoy.
• Delectable Dining
Feast on culinary pleasures to your heart’s delight, as well as you palate’s at the Carnival Splendor Gold Pearl or The Black Pearl Restaurants.
• A Little Lido for a Lotta Food
Eat whatever you like, whenever you like. Hamburgers, hot dogs, pizza, salads, roast beef, chicken, fish, broccoli, rice, potatoes, ice cream, cake, pie, cookies…There is too much to list.
Carnival Splendor Reviews
Carnival Cruise Lines offers exciting vacations year-round aboard its Splendor cruise ship, home to some of the best restaurants at sea. You’ll love The Pinnacle Steakhouse, where you can have your choice of tantalizing cuts of meat and delicious side dishes. Try something elegant at The Black Pearl restaurant, or get a delicacy from The Gold Pearl Restaurant. Also, try the fresh sushi at California Roll Sushi Bar. The Splendor boasts 24 hour room service, as well, so you can have meals, snacks, and treats delivered to your room any time of the day or night.
For those who enjoy a good cigar, check out the Robusto Cigar Bar as a special occasion. You may also like the El Mojito Wine Bar, or just enjoy the sights and sounds in The Splendor Atrium. Cut a rug at the Red Carpet dance club, or make a splash at the Splash waterpark. Visit the Royal Flush Casino to find out how lucky you are, or make a trip to the Cloud 9 Spa, a 21,000 square-foot spa and gym facility where you can focus on your health, comfort, and well-being.
There’s fun for all ages on Carnival’s Splendor cruise, where award-winning special programs tailored just for kids are available. The super-fun Camp Carnival is supervised by an experienced team that ensures the kids aged 2 to 11 years old have as much fun as you do (perhaps even more). There’s the Circle “C”, one of the coolest spots on board for kids 12 to 14, complete with video games, dance parties, late night movies and karaoke. Then there is Club O2, where teenage passengers age 15 to 17 can have a blast with new friends, music, video games, food, and more round-the-clock cool stuff!
Adults will love the hub of relaxation known as “Serenity” on Deck 12, a kid-free zone where you can enjoy the finer things in life, like hot tubs and cocktails. Lay out in the sun or kick back and relax under an umbrella as you enjoy the company of friends and the spectacular view of the ocean. The whole family can meet up for a round of put-put on Deck 14's mini-golf course, and at the end of the day, everyone can go out for pizza and ice-cream, no-matter how late it gets. Yes, there is fun for all on the Carnival cruise ship Splendor.