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You can expect between 3012 to 3765 passengers on a typical sailing. This means that at the higher number (usually peak and holiday sailings) Carnival Sunshine has a space ratio of 27.3 . (A space ratio less than 33 means that you may find the ship crowded in areas. A space ratio greater than 39 means that there should be plenty of space for each passenger.) When this ship isn't sailing at capacity the space ratio can be as good as 34.1.
The Carnival Sunshine has 1150 crew members on board. There are 3 passengers for every crew member on board. There are self serve laudromats on this ship.
The ship last major refurbishment was in May 2016 .
There are 13 decks on this ship. The highest deck number is 14. The number of decks with passenger cabins is 11.
The following ships share the same class as this ship. This means the basic design and layout of the ship is the same. For the most part the cabins will be identical among these ships, but may be decorated differently.
1996 - Carnival Destiny
1996 - Carnival Sunshine
There are 32 special needs cabins on this ship. These cabins have been modified for accessibility purposes.
Formerly Carnival Destiny. In May 2016 drydock routine hotel maintenance, cosmetic enhancements such as new carpeting, tile work and reupholstering in public areas, Sports bar re-branded as SKYBOX Sports Bar.
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The cruise line seperates the different categories (Inside, Oceanview, Balcony) into subcategories. The only difference in the subcategories is usually location on the ship. The detail above shows subcategory color, category name, and subcategory name. For detailed information, mouse over a cabin on the deck plans and a pop up window will appear. You will find diagrams, pictures and information about that cabin category including square footage and features.
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Alchemy BarServes a range of cocktails served at the unique vintage-themed cocktail pharmacyŁ. Seats 30 guests.
Taste BarPick up a complimentary appetizer before dinner for a taste of something different.
Shake SpotWith a variety of tempting, handcrafted shakes and indulgent floats, Shake Spot is your cool spot for something sweet.
RedFrog PubSample Caribbean fare, dominate at the foosball table, enjoy some sweet tunes from live musicians and sip our tasty signature private-label brew, ThirstyFrog Red.
JavaBlue CafeFeaturing fun twists on the hot and cold drinks you enjoy.
Ocean PlazaEnjoy live music, coffee and snacks, and dancing.
Cherry on TopWell stocked candy and more store with confectionary favourites, cupcakes, chocolate bars, branded Cherry On Top gear, tuxedo rentals, and gifts for special occasions such as flowers and wine. Includes a premium ice cream counter with goodies for mixing and topping.
Skybox Sports BarReplaced EA Sports Bar in May 2016. Sports bar that offers beverage service and snacks. Has big screen TV's showing live sports events and real-time scores from across the sports world.
The Fun ShopsA selection of boutiques and duty free shops with items ranging from clothes, jewelry and spa products to souvenirs and duty free alcohol.
Liquid LoungeStages the ship's main productions featuring dancers, musicians and performers as well as audience participation game shows and bingo amongst other entertainment.
Sunshine CasinoCasino with bar, slot machines and gaming tables.
Warehouse Video ArcadeVideo Arcade open 24 hours.
Sunshine AtriumMain ship atrium. On first level is guest services and shore excursion desk.
The following is a listing of all the cabins we have pictures or videos for on this deck for this ship and also on the sister ships. Click on any highlighted link to view pictures and/or videos ( = video available). Links for cabins pictures are a membership feature and are limited on the public site
Cabin: 5304 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5309 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5319 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5320 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5328 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5331 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5335 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5336 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5340 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5341 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5342 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5343 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5345 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5346 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5347 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5349 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Cabin: 5355 Ship: Carnival Sunshine
Click links below to view cabin categories details.
Click the Cabin Check Tool to check what is on the deck above or below your stateroom:
* Aft facing cabin balconies are semi-private. The divider between the balconies comes down at a slant which allows people on the balcony next to yours to view your balcony when standing at the railing.
* Balconies that face aft of ship tend to be warmer than other balconies during cold weather crusing.
Handicap Cabins on this deck5310- Category 4D Interior
5311- Category 4D Interior
5344- Category 8M Balcony
5345- Category 8M Balcony
Have a 35" entry door and a 32" bathroom door, both doorways have no threshold. The bathrooms have roll-in showers with hand held shower head, grab bars and fold down seat. The toilets are 18" high and have grab bars and the sink is 26.5" high with knee clearance underneath.
Carnival has alert kits for guests with hearing impairments which can be fitted to any cabin. These kits include visual notification of the door knocker and smoke alarm and there is a vibrating alarm and phone amplifier. Please notify in advance if this equipment is needed. Service dogs are permitted with the required documentation but may not be allowed to disembark at all ports.
See category list for special needs cabin numbers.
There are two types of special needs cabins on this ship:
Modified Cabins: these cabins are designed for guests who may utilize a wheelchair or similar assistance device (e.g. for distance) (and include features such as grab bars and shower seats in the bathrooms).
Fully Accessible Cabins: these cabins are designed for guest with highly limited or no mobility who utilize wheelchairs or other similar assistive devices (and include features such as turning space; accessible routes throughout the cabin; and accessible bathrooms).
= 1 Upper Bed
= 2 upper beds
= Balcony with obstructed views
= Connecting Staterooms
= Extended balcony (50% larger)
= Stateroom with 2 portholes
= Twin beds do not convert
= Twin/king w double sofa
= Twin/King w single sofa
= Twin/king, single sofa & upper