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Carnival Paradise

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Carnival Cruises take their fun sailings to the Caribbean with Carnival Paradise, bringing exciting levels of entertainment to one of the most picturesque destinations in the world. Life onboard consists of colourful and lively Carnival adventure with amusement for all ages, from the swimming pools and awesome Twister Waterslide above deck, to the hilarious line-up at the Punchliner Comedy Club, choreographed live stage shows, exciting Karaoke and so much more.

Suites and Staterooms give a comfortable and homely feel, creating the perfect base for guests to recharge and relax in-between activities and room stewards are on hand for your every need day or night. So what are you waiting for? Hop on board and get ready to make memories that will last a lifetime.

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Ship Stats and Features

Year Entered Service 06/12/1998
Tonnage 70367
Wheelchair Accessible Cabins 64
Number Of Decks 11
Number Of Elevators 14
Maximum Capacity 2052
Crew 920
Refurbished 2018

Ship Facilities


Dining choices onboard Carnival Paradise are endless, with a vast array of delicious dishes on offer in the Dining Room and relaxed Lido Restaurant providing sustenance throughout the day. All-American favourites from steakhouse specials to 24-hour pizza are on the menu, as well as an appetising selection of global cuisine, such as the Mongolian Wok. Breakfast comes in many forms and guests can choose from breakfast in bed with complimentary room service, American pancakes in the Dining Room, sizzling sausages at the Breakfast Grill or eggs any way you want them at Seaday Brunch.

Restaurant Perfect for Price
Guy’s Burger Joint Anyone who loves burgers, hot dogs and chips. Included
BlueIguana Cantina Burrito and taco lovers. Included
Dining Room A fun three-course meal complete with classic dishes and entertainment. Included
Lido Marketplace Stacking your plate with foods from around the world. Included
Pizza Pirate Crispy pizza slices any time of the day. Included
The Carnival Deli Wraps and sandwiches jam-packed with flavour. Included
Room Service Lazy mealtimes. Additional cost.


Carnival Cruise Line are experts in providing their guests with top-class entertainment, and they really come into their own onboard Carnival Paradise once night falls. Whether you choose to spend your evening awestruck by a live performance, rolling the dice at the casino or simply sitting back and sipping on your favourite drink in the bar of your choice, you’re guaranteed a memorable night.

Live performances

The main venue onboard the ship is the Normandie theatre, where guests can expect imaginative shows ranging from a Cuban-themed musical to “80s pop”. For a comedy show, the Queen Mary Lounge hosts standup shows which are either family-friendly or adult-only.

Bars and lounges

  • Atrium Bar is a sophisticated bar at the heart of the ship where guests can enjoy their drink in a lively ambiance.
  • America Piano Bar is an American themed bar serving musically named drinks with the resident pianist taking requests .
  • United States Bar is located near the casino and great if you want to be in amongst the crowds.
  • Leonardo Lounge is known for its live Latin music and dance classes.
  • Rotterdam Martini Bar is perfect for those looking for an elegant venue to enjoy a drink before or after dinner.
  • RedFrog Rum Bar brings a taste of the Caribbean onboard the ship with its fruity, tropical cocktails.
  • BlueIguana Tequila Bar is the go to place for tequila lovers, although you can also get other delicious drinks here.

Late night venues

  • Rex Nightclub draws in the crowds late into the night with its 90s décor and range of modern hits and classic bangers.
  • The Majestic Casino is a very popular late night venue for those feeling lucky.

Things to do

The world (or ship) is your oyster when it comes to choosing how to spend your time onboard Carnival Paradise. Whether you want to get active, take part in a class and learn a new skill or simply lay back in the sun and top up your tan, you’re bound to find the perfect place to while away the hours.

If you’re looking to get active:

Why not challenge someone to a game of basketball, ping pong or shuffleboard? There’s also a mini-golf course, ideal for a bit of family-friendly competition. However, if you’re a fitness enthusiast, you’ll be delighted to find not only a jogging track, but also a fully-equipped gym which also offers personal training session and fantastic exercise classes.

If you’re looking to relax:

A holiday is made for chilling out, so head over to Spa Carnival for a well-deserved treatment, from massages to body scrubs and wraps. If you don’t want to splash out on this level of luxury, you could just kick back in one of the many sun loungers and read your book as you let the world go by.

If you’re looking for leisure activities:

A spot of retail therapy is a holiday-must and you’re bound to find a duty-free treat in one of the shops and boutiques onboard. If you’d like to expand your skills during your time on the ship, there are also dance classes and seminars to enjoy, as well as interactive game shows for all the family.