- Max Banquet: 1200
- Max Reception: 1500
- Private Rooms: Yes
No one delivers fun like Carnival. There are so many things that make the Carnival vacation experience special but first and foremost, it's the fun and friendly on-board ambiance that sets Carnival apart from other vacation alternatives.
Getting to the Caribbean and the Bahamas from New Orleans has never been more fun, with Carnival offering 4 - 14 day cruises from New Orleans all year round on the Carnival Valor and the Carnival Glory.
The Carnival Valor and the Carnival Glory offer a wide variety of on-board choices in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Both ships feature the industry's top-rated children's programs, Camp Ocean, Circle "C and Club O2 and also include areas that are family-friendly and even adult-only. The 14-deck ships have a multitude of fun spaces to enjoy such as pools, jacuzzis, a state-of-the art salon and spa, bars, lounges, youth clubs, theaters, a large casino, and more!
Carnival is known for having spacious, well-appointed staterooms. Guests can choose from Suite, Balcony, Ocean View, and Interior staterooms that can comfortably accommodate anywhere from 2 - 5. There are also select staterooms that have connecting doors, as well as Captain Suites that feature a separate bedroom and living room area with two bathrooms. All rooms come equipped with individual climate control, ample closet space, hair dryer, television and much more. Square footage, amenities and view vary by stateroom type.
During the day, guests can enjoy anything from a relaxing treatment in the Cloud 9 Spa, to sun-bathing by the resort-style pool. For the adventurous, there's the huge Carnival Twister Waterslide, fun pool games- even mini golf! For guests looking for a private sunning and relaxation area, guest can enjoy the Serenity deck, an adults-only retreat.
And when the sun goes down, the fun gets turned up a notch. No matter how you define fun, you'll find an exciting version of it on stage, in the lounges and clubs and at the tables in the casino. There is even a great gathering spot pool-side to see movies and concerts called Carnival's Seaside Theatre.
Guests will find a wide variety of family-friendly, adult-exclusive, and youth-approved areas throughout both the Carnival Valor and Carnival Glory
Carnival's Camp Ocean is for all guests ages 2-11. Distinctive areas and activities have been custom-created for each of the age designations - from miniature play igloos for the little ones to interactive gaming stations for the older kids plus a breakout room for arts and crafts activities.
Camp Ocean activities span across 11 key categories of play, including the core themes of active play, games, free play, arts and crafts and digital, coupled with additional categories such as role play, music, party time, science and discovery, social and food fun, all designed to find the ideal combination of activities catering to children's varied interests. More than 200 ocean-inspired activities range from educational games to creative arts opportunities such as Design Your Own Aquarium, Sea Salt Art and Create a Penguin from Oreos. Tweens and teens have their own programs and cool hangout spots - Circle C and Club O2. These lounges are the perfect place for guests in this age group to, chill, and connect. These designated lounges are equipped with video consoles, karaoke, plasma TV's and dance floors.
Serenity is the perfect place for guests 18+ to relax and unwind, complete with bar service, plenty of loungers, and multiple Jacuzzis. Liquor and wine tasting seminars, FUN trivia, relaxing spa services and a number of other adult-only activities can also be enjoyed.
Carnival Valor and the Carnival Glory have two pools, six Jacuzzis, plus Carnival Waterworks, Mini Golf, and a jogging track.
Guests will enjoy a variety of delicious cuisine in multiple venues aboard the Carnival Valor and Carnival Glory. Like your meals low-key? You are in luck because there are a lot of options for casual. Try the Lido Restaurant . Grab some delicious food and sit anywhere you like. Fancy an ocean view? Then make sure to check out the Pizzeria. It is open 24 hours a day so it's perfect for those late, late night cravings.
Carnival features the American TABLE and American FEAST dining experiences in the formal dining rooms that include an extensive stand-alone cocktail menu, full appetizer selections which can be served family style for the table as well as soup and salad options, 'Rare Finds' special selections for the more adventurous, and entree choices including a wide variety of new dishes along with plenty of Carnival favorites. Included are "Port of Call" entree selections inspired by the destination that day and 'From the Grill' entrees.
Carnival and Guy Fieri have come together to cook up the best burgers at sea, and best of all, they are free! At Guy's Burger Joint, guests have a choice of delicious fresh-off-the-grill burgers, or they can make their own at a condiment bar by adding a variety of tasty toppings. Burgers are complemented by hand-cut fries.
The Blue Iguana Cantina is a complimentary poolside dining destination that offers freshly made burritos (breakfast burritos in the morning) and tacos on homemade tortillas along with a variety of salsas and toppings. Hungry guests can also watch the tortilla maker create fresh wheat and jalapeno tortillas, then enjoy three types of tacos with a variety of toppings, and three kinds of burritos with fantastic fillings, plus chips and salsa.
Seafood Shack is a casual New England-style eatery on the Lido Deck, open daily for lunch and dinner. This seafood-lovers' paradise features a menu full of delicious, fresh favorites available for a nominal fee, including lobster rolls, steamed lobster, fried shrimp, crab cakes, fried clams, chowder and more.
With an elegant, but fun-filled, relaxed and somewhat casual atmosphere and a menu that includes steakhouse favorites, the Steakhouse is guaranteed to be a favorite dining spot. Guests can take in the atmosphere and enjoy the amazing culinary creations of our chefs.
The Chef's Table offers a one-of-a-kind culinary experience that includes an exquisite multi-course private dinner hosted by one of the line's master chefs along with a private champagne reception and a personalized tour of the galley. With The Chef's Table, a select group of 12-14 guests enjoy champagne and hors d'ouevres hosted by the ship's chef de cuisine. The chef then takes the group on a personalized tour to see the galley in operation, providing participants with a unique perspective on Carnival's extensive food and beverage operations. The evening concludes with a sumptuous full-service dinner with delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts created by the line's master chefs.
It's time to let the good times roll on a Carnival ship sailing from New Orleans!
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