The Freedom has three pools that, alas, can get extremely crowded on sea days.
The Timeless pool is the main pool on the Carnival Freedom, and it’s part of a deck area that also includes two whirlpools and a smattering of sun chairs all around. A statue of a woman in a bathing suit sits at one end.
The Timeless pool is not very long, but it is deep enough (4’9’’) to do a few laps if you can make the space for yourself. There is a shallow area to the pool as well for wading and sipping specialty cocktails from one of the two bars flanking each side. There also is a smoking area on the port side of the pool, where there are plenty of tables and chairs.
The Timeless pool area is where you will find the ship’s massive 12- by 22-foot screen where Carnival shows feature films in the afternoon and night. It is hard to see the screen through the glare of the sun in the afternoon, but at night it can be quite enjoyable to sit out and watch a show. Other entertainment you may see at the Timeless pool area includes live bands and the occasional hairy chest contest.
On Deck 9 aft of the Freedom is the Endless pool, which features a statue that is a counterpart to the lady in bathing suit found at the Timeless pool. There also is a bar here with sitting areas where you can eat food from the Freedom Restaurant. Between the bar on one end of this area, a beverage station at the other end of the area, and its pizza station, grills and two whirlpool tubs, you could spend the whole day at the Endless pool. On rainy days, the Carnival crew will retract the glass ceiling and the fun continues rain or shine.
The Stressless pool is located on deck 10, which is connected to other decks and the Timeless pool by a series of terraces. There is a single whirlpool at the Stressless pool from which you will find the best view of the ship and the gargantuan screen by the Timeless pool.
on deck 10, which is connected to deck 9 by terraces with sun loungers. there is one whirlpool, est view onto the huge screen
The water slide entrance is on deck 14 and the ride will spiral you three floors down to deck 10, where you will emerge at the Stressless pool.
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