Carnival Radiance

From December 2021, enjoy unforgettable vacation days on board the Carnival Radiance. From Long Beach, short cruises will take you to the most beautiful places along the Mexican Riviera - perfect as a complement to a round trip along the American West Coast. With 13 passenger decks, the Carnival Radiance offers everything it takes to make your best vacation fantasies a reality - from the High Ropes Course and WaterWorks Aquapark for a thrill to the Serenity area for the ultimate in relaxation.

Culinarily, Carnival Radiance caters to every taste, from Guy's Burger Joint to BlueIguana Cantina and Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse to Cucina del Capitano. In addition to our popular classics, you can especially look forward to Big Chicken and ordering a "Shaq Attack" there. Basketball legend and the cruise line's Chief Fun Officer, Shaquille O'Neal, is opening one of his restaurants on the Carnival Radiance. Fun Fact: Incidentally, the Carnival Radiance's godmother is Shaq's mother, Lucille O'Neal.

Destinations: Mexico

Cabin overview

  • 4E - Innenkabine
  • 4F - Innenkabine
  • 4J - Innenkabine mit Fenster/eingeschr. Sicht
  • 8B - Balkonkabine
  • 8C - Balkonkabine
  • 8M - Balkonkabine mit grossem Balkon (Heck)
  • 9C - Premium-Balkonkabine
  • OS - Ocean Suite
  • GS - Grand Suite
  • Builder


  • Inaugural Cruise


  • Christener

    Dr. Lucille O’Neal

  • Tonnage


  • Guest Cabins


  • Number of Crew


  • Length

    272 m

  • Drydock-stay


  • Number of Decks


  • Pools


  • Whirlpools Spas


Discover our onboard activities

Onboard our floating resorts you will find activities for everyone at any time.

Whatever you're sweating in the fitness center, enjoying a cooling in one of our pools or water park or relish all the delicacies in our restaurants - onboard our exclusive ships is everything possible. All information about our day and evening program can be found in our Carnival Fun Times, which you will receive daily in your cabin.

Pools & SPA

  • 2 pools
  • 5 outdoor whirlpools
  • Twister water slide
  • Carnival Waterworks
  • Serenity area (adults only, minimum age 21 years)
  • Sauna
  • SPA area (various treatments, hairdresser, cosmetics)
  • Cloud 9 Spa (for a fee)


  • 9-hole mini golf
  • Basketball court
  • Jogging track
  • Fitness center
  • Various sport courses (e.g. spinning, pilates, yoga etc.)


  • Several day and evening activities such as bingo, quiz and karaoke
  • 24-hour internet café (WLAN)
  • Carnival FUN Shops
  • Duty Free Shops

Dining on the Carnival Radiance

Carnival Radiance has main restaurants (à la carte), one buffet restaurant and various snack bars where you can feast to your heart's delight:


  • Elegant dinner at the main restaurant (several seatings)
  • Casual dining at the buffet restaurant or various snack bars such as
    • Salad Bar
    • Carnival Deli (warm and cold sandwiches)
    • Chopsticks (chinese food)
    • International Specialites
    • Great selection of desserts
    • Calorie controlled meals
  • Guy´s Burger Joint
  • Blue Iguana Cantina (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
  • Guy's Pig & Anchor Bar-B-Que
  • Kids' Menus (we will also meet our most discerning guests requirements)
  • Big Chicken
  • room service (breakfast and snacks) (06:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.)
  • soft ice and frozen yoghurt
  • Pizzeria del Capitano
  • For a fee:
  • Steakhouse: For a fee of USD 48,- per person you can savour juicy steaks, delicate filets and delicious rump steaks in a comfortable atmosphere.
  • Bonsai Sushi: For a small fee you can enjoy a vast selection of Asian delicacies.
  • Cucina del Capitano: For a fee of USD 15,- per person you can savour Italian dishes at our Italian restaurant. Lunch is free of charge.
  • The Chef´s Table: This culminating in a sumptuous multicourse dinner will be hosted by the Master Executive for a select group of 12. Reserve early because it has limited seating! Reservations can be made at the ship’s Guest Services desk.
  • Seafood Shack: Enjoy freshly prepared seafood inspired by New England.
  • Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast: Breakfast time is Dr. Seuss time – take a photo with the Grinch and the breakfast becomes an unforgettable experience for kids and family.

Onboard entertainment

On board our ships, entertainment is of major importance. Our program offers entertainment at the highest level. Enjoy Las Vegas style stage shows at the theater, try your luck at the casino or get thrilled by a blockbuster under the stars at our Seaside Theater. We have activities for all tastes and all ages.


  • Liquid Lounge (Atlantic Deck 4 – forward / Promenade Deck 5 -forward)
    • Fascinating Las Vegas style stage shows
    • Bingo
    • Information events and courses
    • and much more
  • Carnival's Seaside Theatre / Dive-In Movies (Lido Deck 10 midships)
    • Movies
    • Concerts
    • Sport highlights
    • and much more
  • Bars/Lounges

On board our ships, you can easily turn night into day - whether you try your luck at the casino, take to the dance floor at the disco or enjoy a get-together at the various bars and lounges!

The following bars and lounges can be found on board Carnival Fascination:

  • Lobby Lounge and Bar (Lobby Deck 3 midship)
  • Casino Bar (Promenade Deck 5 - midship)
  • Skybox Sports Bar (Promenade Deck 5- midship)
  • Limelight Bar und Nachtclub - Punchliner Comedy Club (Atlantic Deck 4 - midship)
  • Piano Bar 88 (Promenade Deck 5 - midship)
  • Alchemy Bar (Promenade Deck 5 - midship)
  • Blue Iguana Tequila Bar (Lido Deck 9 - midship)
  • Red Frog Rum Bar (Lido Deck 9 - midship)
  • Siren's Pool & Bar (Lido Deck 9 -aft)


Passengers under 18 Carnival Radiance

Children and Youth Program for Passengers Under 18
On board our ships, we ensure the whole family is happy. While adults enjoy life on board in their own way, our trained and qualified staff take care of the well-being of the younger ones. In our specially designed children and youth programs, divided into various age groups, kids can make new friends, have fun together, and enjoy some parent-free time.
Camp Ocean
Circle "C"
At Circle C, teenagers aged 12 to 14 meet to make new friends and participate in shared activities. They enjoy activities within the ship as well as on deck, always supervised by the trained team.
Club O2
Club O2 is the perfect retreat for teenagers who want time without their parents. Teens aged 15 to 17 can watch movies, listen to music, play sports and video games, and much more in Club O2.
Babysitter Service ($)
Carnival Cruise Line offers a babysitter service for all children between 6 months and 11 years old for a nominal fee between 10:00 PM and 1:00 AM. During this time, parents can drop off their children at Camp Carnival and enjoy a relaxing evening on board.

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