There are a lot of choices for laying in the sun or cooling off in the pool. Feeling more playful? Check out the waterpark.
|Carnival Cruise Lines Carnival Magic||Norwegian Cruise Line Norwegian Dawn|
|Number of Decks||17||15|
|Number of Pools||3||3|
|Number of Public Hot Tubs||2||6|
Carnival’s Magic boasts lots of deck-top areas to lay in the sun and relax. The main pool, called the Beach Pool, is located mid-ship on deck ten. The second big pool, the Tide Pool, is on the same deck, behind the Lido, flanked by two huge whirlpools. Both of the pools are heated to 80 degrees and no deeper than 3 ft 8 in. It’s a good depth for cooling off, but not large or deep enough to really swim. All pools are filled with saltwater, but you can rinse off in one of the many freshwater showers.
Around the pools are dozens of sun loungers, as well as access to deck 11, which offers even more space for a sun bath, as well as wicker chairs, tables, and large sunshades. On deck 15 (forward) is the adults-only area, the Serenity, with whirlpools and drinks service. The Lanai, on deck five, is a quiet sun deck with huge whirlpools that wraps around the ship. If you really don’t want to see or hear anybody, decks 6, 7, 9, 10, and 11 provide good spots: there are small sun decks at the very front of each deck, only accessible by going through the hallways.
Even though there are hundreds of possibilities to lay in the sun and cool off in one of the pools, sea days are busy and it might be hard to find a quiet spot.
|This section is organized into 3 pages|
Page 1Pool Areas
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Page 2Sun Decks & Open Areas
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Page 3Deck Plans
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