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Carnival Fantasy: Photo tour & overview
Carnival Fantasy was the original Fantasy class ship, and is fitted with all the modern conveniences. Adults can relax at Serenity Adult-Only Retreat or Spa Carnival, while kids can get their thrills at WaterWorks, the onboard water park featuring Twister Waterslide and Splash Park. And when was the last time you spent an evening at an Egyptian-themed piano bar? You'll find this and more on your Carnival Fantasy cruise.
Where Carnival Fantasy sails
Home port: Charleston, South Carolina
Destinations: Carnival Fantasy sails in and around the Caribbean on two- to nine-day itineraries. She sails to Freeport, Little Stirrup Cay, Half Moon Cay and Nassau in The Bahamas and to Grand Turk.
Top dining options
Enjoy a multicourse dinner hosted by one of Carnival’s master chefs. The VIP experience starts with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres for a select group of 14, followed by a tour to see the galley in operation and then a full-service dinner of appetizers, entrees and desserts not found on the regular dining menus. The experience is $75 per guest, and reservations are required.
Carnival's Lido Restaurant is your one-stop destination for casual dining options such as Carnival Deli, Chef’s Choice, Mongolian Wok and Salad Bar. Seating is available indoors and outdoors.
Stop by the Carnival Fantasy Sushi Bar on the Promenade deck and choose from a variety of fresh fish to appease your sushi cravings.
The Taste Bar
Stop by for a taste of the flavors awaiting you at dining venues across the Carnival fleet. The Taste Bar offers complimentary appetizers before dinner for a taste of something different.
Take a break and revive in style at the coffee bar, stocked with premium coffees and delicious pastries.
Entertainment & activities
Carnival Fantasy caters to a variety of different preferences, accommodating everyone from the laid-back bookworm in the Pavilion Library to the active onboard game players.
The Punchliner Comedy Club
Carnival teamed up with renowned comedian and TV personality George Lopez, who helped select talent for the fleetwide Punchliner Comedy Clubs. Guests can enjoy an evening laughing along to the comedians’ jokes.
Carnival's DJs have all been trained by DJ IRIE, the Miami Heat's official DJ, to drop beats that inspire dancing in all areas of the ship, such as the Liquid Nightclub and at deck parties.
Hasbro, The Game Show
You've played Connect 4 and Yahtzee, but you've never done it on stage with the chance to win prizes. You'll get that chance with the onboard Hasbro Game Shows, which put a fun twist on these and other funtime favorites.
Serenity Adult-Only Retreat
Adult guests can enjoy some time to themselves in this adults-only retreat, where you can read, grab a drink or simply soak in the sun.
The Carnival Fantasy Photo Gallery is located on the Promenade deck and loaded with some of your best photo moments. Pick your favorites; then take home your fondest and most fun memories.
Browse the diverse and stunning array of fabulous artwork located on the Carnival Fantasy on the Empress deck.
Bars & lounges
Cleopatra’s Piano Bar
Cleopatra’s Piano Bar is the swanky, jazzy bar setting designed for laid-back, fun times. The live music may even encourage a sing-along or two.
Spa & fitness
Renew yourself with premium beauty and wellness therapies, like hot stone massages, aromatherapy or full-body wraps.
There’s no excuse for leaving your fitness routine back on land with the fitness equipment available on board in the fitness center. Plus, there are also fitness classes such as yoga, Pilates and indoor cycling.
City Sports Park
It's all in fun on the Sun deck. Have a swinging good time at the 9-hole mini-golf course, take a quick jog around the padded jogging track, play Ping Pong, volleyball, Shuffle Board or shoot some hoops.
Camp Carnival is the place where the youngest cruisers (ages 2 to 11) will experience games, finger painting, story time, movies and more in a supervised environment, while their parents can be off having fun of their own. Carnival's babysitting program also offers, for a fee, a fun late-night option for kids while their parents stay out until as late as 3 am.
Youths ages 12 to 14 can enjoy video games, scavenger hunts and dance parties at Circle C, as well as enjoy getting outside with sports, pool parties and special shore excursions. Plus, they can enjoy all of this excitement with kids their own age.
Teens 15 to 17 can enjoy the latest music with exclusive dance parties at Club O2, as well as video games and movies from the club's comfy seating and video monitors all over the place. They'll even have fun outside of the club, with pool parties, team sports and special teen-only shore excursions.
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Top highlights on this ship
- Relaxing in Serenity Adult-Only Retreat
- Laughing at jokes in The Punchliner Comedy Club
- Singing along to classic songs in Cleopatra's Piano Bar