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Carnival Reveals BIG New Details About Celebration Key (New Private Island)

Carnival Reveals BIG New Details About Celebration Key (New Private Island)


For months, we’ve shared the whole lot we find out about Carnival Cruise Line’s new personal vacation spot — known as Celebration Key. The spot sits simply off the coast of Florida close to Freeport in The Bahamas and guarantees to be the last word playground for cruise passengers.

New Celebration Key reveals from Carnival embody a large “sandcastle” with waterslides and one of many largest swimming pools we’ve ever seen. Picture courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line.

Whereas we’ve identified a couple of fascinating tidbits (opening in 2025, constructed on a website totaling greater than 300 acres, the power to deal with two ships directly), Carnival has really been tight-lipped about what all the brand new vacation spot would come with. Most issues we’ve needed to glean from renderings or different sources.

For example, we shared that the cruise line might be building a massive pool at Celebration Key after seeing a rendering that confirmed a swimming space far greater than a cruise ship.

Now, nevertheless, some particulars are being revealed.

On Carnival’s website, the cruise line has offered an update with new details about Celebration Key that had but to be launched. This features a new video, offering a number of the first visuals of what passengers can anticipate:

So what’s going to it embody?

5 “Portals” Round Celebration Key Supply One thing for Everybody

In accordance with the web site, there can be 5 “portals” included on the vacation spot:

“What you’ll discover there is rather like Carnival’s onboard vibe that people love. When your ship pulls up, the holiday potentialities are expanded with distinctive island-style enjoyable, leisure and journey unfold throughout 65 acres and 5 “portals” so that you can discover. Every portal is distinctly completely different, made for one more aspect of Carnival enjoyable… plus prepare for unforgettable experiences like a mile-long white sand seashore, largest freshwater lagoons within the Caribbean, native Bahamian flavors and procuring, plus excursions and extra.”

The 5 areas embody:

Welcome Portal: The primary place you’ll expertise is the pier and walkway to enter the island, anchored by a large “sandcastle” that’s the very best level round, together with waterslides capturing out of the highest. The video additionally reveals a welcome plaza with fountain that’s lined by what appear to be outlets.

Grownup-Pleasant Portal: Household cruise traces have made a push to supply adults-only areas, and Celebration Key seems no completely different. Carnival says this space may have a swim-up bar, a DJ, eating with a full-service restaurant, and it’ll even have a bit of pool and cabanas.

Household-Pleasant Portal: Carnival is thought for being family-friendly, so it solely is smart the vacation spot would have a spot devoted to them as nicely. It could be named “All-together” as the web site says “All-together is an effective way to expertise actions just like the lagoon and seashore, splash pad with shallow pool, and sports activities courts, however areas for teenagers and teenagers additionally let enjoyable with new pals occur whereas the adults do their very own factor.”

Adults-Solely Non-public Membership Portal: Royal Caribbean not too long ago opened Hideaway Seaside on CocoCay — a paid space that’s just for adults. Celebration Key may have it’s personal comparable spot that Carnival says is an “unique space that takes leisure and luxurious to the subsequent stage.” It’ll characteristic a non-public seashore, infinity pool, and higher-end eating. There may even be a pavilion for internet hosting weddings or vow renewals.

Retail Portal: Sitting close to the “Sandcastle” on the heart of the vacation spot is the retail portal that options procuring, artwork exhibitions, and Bahamian Junkanoo performances. It’s surrounded by large pool and ought to be a focus of the world.

Purchasing, eating places, adults-only areas, waterslides, a large freshwater pool, tons of seashore, and a splash pad for teenagers… what extra may a cruise passenger ask for?

Little question that extra particulars about Celebration Key will come within the months forward (it’s nonetheless greater than a 12 months till it’s open to the primary guests), however thus far, it appears to supply one thing for everybody.

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