Learn about the Carnival Elation cruise ship – its unique offerings, amenities, accommodations, staterooms, cabin information, and details of luxurious suites, decks, dining, specialty dining, public venues, entertainment, health and fitness facilities, activities for kids and teens, sports and enrichment programs for all family members, pictures and videos.
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Carnival Elation was created to honor the muses who inspire the arts. Carnival guests like you can expect this ship to inspire you...for lots of holiday fun.
Not that the carnival euphoria will have a hard time convincing you! From tacos and burritos at BlueIguana Cantina™, burger and fries combos at Guy's Burger Joint™, and revolving delicacies at Lido Restaurant, there are plenty of places to grab a delicious bite to eat along the way. (Our suggestion: Work up an appetite and try them all!) At Carnival Elation, drinks range from the mystical Alchemy Bar® to friendly poolside rivals the Red Frog Rum Bar® and his Blue Iguana Tequila Bar™. We also offer a place to enjoy All friends, don't forget the always rocking Duke's Piano Bar.
If you prefer being a kid, we have lots of ideas for how to pass the time. Age-appropriate and supervised activities - fun, of course. – 1 of 3 youth rooms available for real children. Then there's the video arcade...oh, and did we mention the slippery, splashy, splashy Carnival WaterWorks™? should. That is, all age groups.
Carnival Elation also includes Balcony Staterooms, each with an outdoor area to maximize natural ocean breezes. You'll see and feel that this ship is ready to inspire everyone in new ways.
It is customary for our guests to extend gratuities to the shipboard staff in appreciation for their hard work and exceptional service. 100% of your gratuities are distributed to the crew who you interact with, such as your stateroom attendants, dining and culinary services staff, as well as others who work behind the scenes to enhance your overall cruise experience. Applying this charge automatically streamlines the recognition process and ensures our crew will share in your generosity.
To help you plan, we have provided the recommended guidelines:
*Effective with all cruises departing on or after May 1, 2022, we are making adjustments to our recommended onboard gratuity guidelines, as follows:
You may pay this daily gratuity in two different ways:
Gratuities can be added at the time of booking or anytime up to the sail date. Guests who booked directly with Carnival may add their pre-paid gratuities on Carnival.com. If a guest booked with a travel agent, they may contact their travel professional to add pre-paid gratuities to their booking. Prepaid gratuities are reflected in the 'Miscellaneous Charge' field on the confirmation and in the guest's E-Documents.
Sail & Sign®
If guests have not pre-paid their gratuities, the recommended, per person, amount will be posted to their Sail & Sign account on the second to last day of the cruise. Should a guest not be satisfied with the service they receive, they can contact the Guest Services desk while on board. This will allow us to address their concerns in a timely and appropriate fashion. At the discretion of the guest, gratuities may be adjusted after they have been posted on the guest's account, while on board. Gratuities, as posted on a guest's Sail & Sign account, will be considered final after a guest disembarks and no changes will be made after the cruise.
Thank you for your generous recognition of our onboard team. Our crew works hard to provide you with a great vacation and takes pride in being part of the best team in the cruise industry.