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Carnival Miracle News

New Ocean-Themed Children's Program for Carnival Cruise Lines

posted April 20, 2014

Carnival Cruise Lines today unveiled Camp Ocean – an exciting, new marine-themed children’s program coming to its fleet of 24 “Fun Ships.” Set to debut on Carnival Freedom on May 24, the expansive new program will immerse children ages 2-11 in the wonders of the sea through fun, engaging and educational experiences. Read more...

Carnival Offers Shore Excursion Guarantee

posted January 15, 2014

Carnival is guaranteeing the lowest prices on over 1,100 shore excursions. In the event passengers find a shore excursion from another tour operator booked before or during their cruise can fill out a claim form for a 110 percent shipboard credit. Read more...

Hull Damaged after Carnival Miracle Collides with Port Zante Pier

Posted January 30, 2010

The hull of the Carnival Miracle was damaged after the ship struck the pier while docking in St. Kitts. According to local media, the Carnival Miracle collided with the pier on Thursday around 11:00 a.m. due to a gust of high wind. The hull was damaged near the water line and the ship stayed in port overnight for repairs. 

CDC Ratings

Sanitation Report

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2009 Rating 100 (Jan)
2009 Rating 100 (June)
2010 Rating 93 (Jan)
2010 Rating 99 (Jun)
2011 Rating 97 (Jan)
2011 Rating 97 (Jun)
2011 Rating 93 (Oct)
2012 Rating 97 (Mar)
2012 Rating 96 (Oct)
2013 Rating 90 (Jun)
2014 Rating 97 (Jan)
2015 Rating 100 (Feb)
2015 Rating 99 (Aug)
2016 Rating 97 (Mar)

Itinerary

Carnival Miracle operates year-round departures from Long Beach, Calif., encompassing three different week-long Mexican Riviera cruise options: a three-port itinerary featuring Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan and Cabo San Lucas; a two-port option that includes a stop in Cabo San Lucas, along with a two-day overnight stay in Puerto Vallarta; and a third choice featuring a day-long visit to Puerto Vallarta, along with a two-day call at Cabo San Lucas. Learn more at Carnival.com

Deck Plan

Deck 12 - Sky Deck

Sun deck

Deck 11 - Sports Deck

Slide entrance, Kid's Pool, Nick & Nora's Steakhouse, Basketball, Mini-golf

Deck 10 - Sun Deck

Twister Waterslide, Nick & Nora's Steakhouse, Club O2, Spa Carnival

Deck 9 - Lido Deck

Serenity adults only retreat, Horatio's Lido Restaurant, Ulysses Pool, Sirens Pool, Canopy Bar, Spa Carnival, Gymnasium

Deck 8 - Panorama Deck

Passenger staterooms

Deck 7 - Verandah

Passenger s taterooms

Deck 6 - Empress

Passenger staterooms

Deck 5 - Upper

Camp Carnival, passenger staterooms

Deck 4 - Main

 Circle "C," Phantom Main Show Lounge

Deck 3 - Atlantic

Bacchus Main dining room, Gotham Foyer Lounge, Exterior promenade, Jungle Interior Promenade, Wedding Chapel, Fun Shops, Sam's Piano Bar, The Raven Cherry On Top, Photo Gallery, Phantom Main Show Lounge

Deck 2 - Promenade

Bacchus dining room, Metropolis Lobby, Dr. Frankenstein's Lab Dance Club, RedFrog Pub, Mr. Lucky's Casino, SKYBOX  Sports Bar, Jazz Club

Deck 1 - Riviera

Dr. Frankenstein's Lab Dance Club, Mad Hatter's Ball Lounge,  Passenger staterooms

ships > carnival > Miracle
 

Carnival Miracle

Carnival Pride

Carnival Miracle offers a host of areas for outdoor fun, including a corkscrew water slide, four swimming pools, a miniature golf course, jogging track and a sport court. Guests have their choice of 16 lounges and bars, including a 1,170-seat three-deck-high theatre.

In addition to a two-level main dining room, Carnival
Miracle features a reservations-only steakhouse and an expansive casual poolside restaurant. The ship also houses a two-level health spa with wrap-around ocean views and an Internet café.

Carnival Miracle Will Receive Upgrades

posted January 6, 2015

Carnival Miracle will undergo an extensive refurbishment scheduled for March 2015, that will add an array of new features like the RedFrog Pub and Alchemy Bar to fun entertainment choices such as Playlist Productions and Hasbro, The Game Show, and the family-friendly Seuss at Sea program.

Specs Accommodations
News Notable Rooms
Itinerary Outdoor Areas
CDC Ratings Adults Only
Deck Plan Kid's Camps
Dining Venues Smoking Policy
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Specifications

Ship Class: Spirit

Launched: 2004

Refurbished: April 2012; March 2015

GRT: 88,500

Length: 959 ft.

Draft: 25.7 ft.

Speed: 21 Knots

Passengers: 2,124

Accommodations

Carnival Comfort Beds in all staterooms with two twin beds that convert to a queen or king, sitting area, desk, bathroom with shower, phone, and TV with first-run movies and amenity basket displayed in the bathroom.

The amenities are subject to change and are only sample sizes. The basket may include such things as: his/her razors; shampoo and conditioner; body wash; Tylenol; deodorant; hard candies. Supplies will be replenished by the room steward, if quantities allow.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 185 Sq. ft.
Outside 185 Sq. ft.
Balcony 225 Sq. ft. w/veranda
Suite 360 - 415 Sq. ft. w/veranda

Interior

Interior staterooms use Carnival Collection Linens, a private bathroom, and 24-hour room service. Upper/lower rooms maximize space using an upper pullman or sofa bed. Some interior rooms include a picture window or a French door.

Ocean View

Ocean view staterooms provide you with views of the sea right from your stateroom. Deluxe staterooms are perfect for families with space to fit up to five cruisers, a full bathroom and separate wash area. Unique Scenic ocean view rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows that maximize views of sunrises and sunsets at sea.

Balcony

Balcony staterooms provide private sea view access. Relax on your balcony and appreciate the sea breeze. Extended balconies have extra room for relaxing. The Vista Balcony rooms wrap around the aft portion of the ship with floor-to-ceiling windows for maximum sea views inside and outside the cabin.

Suites

All suites come with VIP check-in and extra features like walk-in closets, balcony views, and whirlpool tubs. The junior suite features a standard-sized balcony and a whirlpool tub. The Grand Suite has expansive space and a dressing vanity.

Dining Venues

($) = Specialty restaurant, surcharges apply

Bacchus Restaurant

Main dining room. Eat early, late, or whenever you like and enjoy our new menu, including a variety of enticing entrees, appealing appetizers and delectable desserts, with special options for vegetarians, kids, and anyone looking for options low in fat, sodium or cholesterol.

Horatio's Restaurant

Eat whatever you like, whenever you like at the grand buffet restaurant on the Lido deck. Stroll around the buffet and explore many international cuisines at the Taste of Nations, and sushi bar.

Nick and Nora's Steakhouse ($)

Manhattan-chic decor with a menu including gourmet delicacies and mouth-watering favorites. A $35 per person surcharge applies.

The Coffee Shop

Pick up your morning coffee at this convenient coffee and pastry bar.

Chopstix

 Help yourself to delicious dishes like sliced beef honey chili, five spice and oyster glazed seafood, pork or chicken cellophane noodles, shrimp fried rice and so much more — served with crispy vegetable rolls.

The Taste Bar

Complimentary bite-sized offerings inspired by the Fun Ship 2.0 dining venues.

Chef's Table ($)

A VIP, private tour of the kitchen starts this experience. After signature cocktails, the chefs cook a private, multi-course meal of items not found on regular menus. A $75 per person surcharge applies.

Room Service

24-hour room service menu. Room service orders are delivered to guests’ staterooms any time of the day or night at no charge.

Notable Rooms

Phantom Lounge Main Showroom

Sit back and enjoy musical and stage productions. Sit forward for interactive activities like bingo, trivia and other games. And sit on the edge of your seat while experiencing action-packed, feature-length 3D movies!

Punchliner Comedy Club

This club highlights a wide variety of comedians offering both family-friendly and adult-only performances nightly. “Superstar Live” takes karaoke to a whole new level by offering wannabe starlets, crooners and rockers the opportunity to perform accompanied by a live band and backing singers.

Mr. Lucky's Casino

A full service casino featuring craps, blackjack, roulette, slots and more.

Jazz Club

Intimate music lounge.

Sam's Piano Bar

Sing-a-longs set to a piano.

Gotham Lounge

Intimate meeting space or relax with your favorite cocktail.

Mad Hatter's Ball

Show your friends and family you know how to belt out some tunes at this Karaoke bar.

Dr. Frankenstein's Lab

Dance the night away to today's latest hits in this modern nightclub.

Alchemy Bar

A vintage-themed cocktail “pharmacy” that’s the go-to spot for guests seeking a unique experience with mixologists who “prescribe” concoctions from different elixirs and ingredients or guests’ own custom-created cocktails. Bar menu

RedFrog Pub

Guests can enjoy the Caribbean’s best rums and beers – including, of course, Carnival’s own ThirstyFrog Red – while soaking up the distinct British-West-Indies-meets-Key-West ambiance.

EA SPORTS Bar

Interactive sports bar where patrons can view live action, play video games and get the latest scores on the 24/7 ticker.

Outdoor Venues

Water Slide

Ride the 300-foot-long spiral Twister water slide – the longest at sea.

Sports Deck

Play a 9-hole mini-golf course, run padded jogging track, or pass the time away with volleyball, shuffle board, basketball, or ping pong.

Lido Deck

The Sirens and Ulysses pools midship; Orpheus aft pool and bar.

Kids Areas

Camp Carnival (ages 2-11)

Camp Carnival features games, finger painting, story time, movies and more, all in a supervised environment, while their parents can be off having fun of their own.

The fun doesn't end at bed time, either; Carnival's babysitting program offers, for a fee, a fun late-night option for kids while their parents stay out until as late as 3 A.M. 

Circle C (ages 12-14)

Video games, scavenger hunts, dance parties, sports, pool parties and special shore excursions.

Club O2 (ages 15-17)

Teens can enjoy the latest music with exclusive dance parties, video gaming and movies from the club's comfy seating, with video monitors all over the place. Outside of the club, activities include pool parties, team sports and special teen-only shore excursions.

Spin U

Developed in partnership with legendary DJ IRIE – Carnival’s official DJ who has entertained crowds from South Beach to Las Vegas – this fun DJ academy provides aspiring spin-masters ages 15-17 all they need to know to "hit the decks" and rock the club!