Review of Carnival Sunshine deck 11 (Serenity1-Cabins-Sports-SkyCourse)
Serenity is the ship’s adults-only retreat for passengers 21+ yo. This is a midship-location outdoor area spanning on 3 decks and featuring a plunge pool (on level 1), 3-deck high cascading waterfall, cabanas, whirlpool and bar (both on deck 14 /level 3), exclusive sundecks for relaxation and sunbathing. The adult deck is complimentary (free entry) and accessible at any time. The Serenity pool, whirlpool (large-size outdoor hot tub) and the waiter-served Serenity Bar are available between 8 am - 10 pm. Hours may vary depending on cruise itinerary, portdays/seadays, weather. Serenity Deck areas are furnished with hammocks, premium wicker chaise lounges and clamshell chairs (plush seating, teal cushions). Excepting bar drinks, everything is free of charge (including the cabanas), Each level of the Serenity complex overlooks the Lido Deck’s main pool area and the Seaside Theatre (outdoor LED screen) over the lido pool.
SportSquare is the ship’s sports complex consisting of Sports Park Bar (with seating area), 18-hole mini-golf course (on 2 levels), “The Skycourse” (complimentary, 2 rope courses around the mini-golf), SkyFitness (outdoor gym), outdoor deck games area (with shuffleboard, giant Chessboard and Connect 4 Board, billiards, foosball tables, tennis tables), outdoor workout equipment, a multisport combined court. The full-size sports court is used for playing basketball, volleyball, tennis, football/soccer, also for daily scheduled group game competitions and tournaments. The SkyCourse is suspended 45 m / 150 ft above sea level. It consists of two circular rope courses (70 m / 230 ft) for beginners (inner) and intermediate (outer). There are 20 different routes with swinging steps, beams, stand stations between the bridges. Each passenger is equipped with a harness attached to the above track. The use the rope course passengers must be at least 122 cm / 48 inches tall.
Deck's aft section also has the full-circle Sky Track - Power Walking/Jogging Track (2-lane / 7 laps = 1 mi).
Sea Dogs is a hot-dog stand open on seadays only (between 11 am - 4 pm, complimentary). This hotdog-shaped cart is positioned within the SportSquare’s relaxation area. The SeaDog stand offers 1/4 pound (110 gr) all-beef hotdogs with traditional toppings (mustard, ketchup, sauerkraut, onions, relish).
Sports Deck Cloud 9 Spa cabins from 11000 to 11039, all of which are located forward and in two Spa categories - Inside (4S) and Balcony (8T).
Serenity (adults deck, mid-level 2 of 3)