Carnival Destiny – the world’s first ever 100,000-plus-ton cruise ship- offers year-round four- and five-day cruises from Miami.

On its Miami-based schedule, Carnival Destiny departs Thursdays on four-day cruises to Key West, Florida, and Cozumel, Mexico; Mondays on five-day cruises to Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands; and Half Moon Cay, a private Bahamian island; and Saturdays on five-day voyages to George Town, Grand Cayman; and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

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Ocean Cruise
Passenger capacity: 2642-3400
Passenger Decks: 12
Total Cabins: 1321
Cabins (Balcony): 432
Cabins (Outside): 374
Cabins (Inside): 515
Draught: 8.23m
Gross Tonnage: 101353
Restaurants: 3
Bars: 18
Swimming Pools: 4
Spa: Yes
Gym: Yes
Casino: Yes
Exclusively For Adults: No

Carnival Destiny offers a host of on-board amenities, including Carnival’s Seaside Theatre, a massive 270-square-foot outdoor LED screen on Lido Deck displaying films, concerts and sporting events.

THE ONYX ROOM AND OTHER VENUES

Venues include Downbeat, a stunning live music venue with table bases resembling oversized musical instruments; the Point After dance club, featuring a multi-million-dollar state-of-the-art sound and lighting system; the Onyx Room, an intimate spot for after-dinner drinks and cigars; and Cheers, a convivial wine bar located along the Destiny’s Way promenade.

DINING

Offering a wide variety of formal and casual dining options at sea, the Carnival Destiny features the Universe and Galaxy formal dining rooms and the poolside Sun & Sea Bar & Grill, a casual eatery serving full breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets and a 24-hour pizzeria. Dining room menus also include vegetarian dishes and children’s menus, as well as Spa Carnival Fare, delicious health-conscious menu items that are lower in fat, sodium, cholesterol and calories. The ship also features a patisserie and sushi bar, as well as complimentary 24-hour room service and ice cream and frozen yogurt.

CHILDREN

Carnival Destiny offers organized programs for three different age groups – Camp Carnival for 2- to 11-year-olds, Circle C for 12- to 14-year-olds, and Club O2 for 15- to 17-year-olds – with supervised activities and expansive, modern facilities for each. Carnival Destiny also houses four swimming pools, including a children’s wading pool and an aft pool offering a 214-foot-long water slide.

HEALTH AND FITNESS

Fitness has become an important part of everyday life and guests sailing on the Carnival Destiny can take advantage of the ship’s 14,500-square-foot Spa Carnival facility, which features exercise equipment, a gymnasium, and body and facial treatments, including a number of exotic therapies. The ship also features a salon offering a variety of hair, nail and make-up services.

CARNIVAL’S SEASIDE THEATRE

Carnival Destiny also features the line’s popular Carnival Seaside Theatre, a massive 270-square-foot LED screen on Lido Deck displaying movies, concerts, sporting events, and other programming, including a Morning Show hosted by the ship’s cruise director.

GOLF

Golfers sailing aboard the Carnival Destiny have the opportunity to receive personalized instruction and play a number of challenging courses throughout the Caribbean. Shipboard lessons are conducted at a covered and lighted driving range and utilize state-of-the-art teaching computers. Lessons are also included during golfing excursions. Equipment rental, including clubs, golf shoes and accessories, is also available.

ACCOMMODATION

The Carnival Destiny offers nearly 500 balcony staterooms and suites – the most of any ship operating a year-round short-cruise program – providing consumers with unprecedented variety in their accommodation choices.

As part of Carnival’s fleetwide stateroom enhancements, all of the Carnival Destiny’s 1,321 staterooms feature the new “Carnival Comfort Bed” sleep system, featuring plush mattresses, luxurious duvets, fluffy pillows and high quality sheets and linens. All accommodations include terrycloth bathrobes as well as in-cabin amenity kits with a variety of brand-name product samples for men and women.

INTERNET CAFÉ, WI-FI ACCESS, MOBILE PHONE SERVICE

Like all Fun Ships, Carnival Destiny offers an Internet café with private workstations featuring flat-screen monitors, along with Wi-Fi access available in virtually all public rooms and areas. Guests can also make and receive mobile phone calls whether the ship is at sea or in port.

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