The Carnival Splendor has a gross tonnage of 113,300, can accommodate 3,002 guests and 1,150 crew members and is 952 feet long. The ship sails to the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada/New England and the Caribbean from ports in Miami, Florida; New York; and Norfolk, Virginia. Carnival Splendor is registered in Panama.
Accommodations include interior, ocean view and ocean view with balcony staterooms, as well as suites. The Cloud 9 Spa Suite is the most deluxe, including a private hot tub, large balcony with wrap around glass and VIP check-in.
Carnival's Seaside Theatre plays movies, sporting events, concerts and cartoons on a giant flat-screen monitor located above the aft pool area. The Twister Waterslide starts on the top deck and splashes down into another pool. SportSquare features a mini-golf course, jogging track, workout center and various game courts.
In addition to traditional cruise ship dining, the Splendor offers the Pinnacle Steakhouse, the Pizza Pirate, the Mongolian Wok and the Burrito Bar. The Coffee Bar and Swirls offer sweet treats. Room service is also available.
As of 2015, onboard activities include Dr. Seuss-themed venues for kids, including the Seuss at Sea children's program, character parades and the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast feast. Adult activities include the Serenity Adult Only Retreat, a quiet refuge from the activity on the rest of the ship.