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10 Cool Features on the New Carnival Vista

Take a peek at Carnival Vista, the cruise line's largest ship to date. Once launched in fall 2016, Carnival Vista will accommodate almost 4,000 passengers and cruise six- and eight-day itineraries from its home port in Miami.

Among the ship's coolest features: a suspended open-air cycling attraction, the first IMAX theater ever to hit the water and Carnival's first onboard brewery. Be among the first to see these renditions of the new Carnival Vista, courtesy of Carnival Cruise Line.

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When it launches in fall 2016, Miami will be the year-round home port for Carnival cruise line’s largest ship to date, the 133,500-ton Carnival Vista.

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One of the first things you see when you board the ship is the all-new SkyRide: strap in and hold on.

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With this launch, Carnival figures it better go big or go home, and so the first IMAX theater ever to set sail will debut on Carnival Vista.

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Foodies can rest easy. Carnival Vista features the Chef's Table, a VIP experience featuring appetizers and main courses not found on the ship's regular menus. Shhhhhh ....

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And you sports buffs can rest easy too. By the time you hit Cozumel from Miami, you can play putt-putt, shoot some hoops, challenge yourself to a ropes course and harness your inner Forrest Gump with a game of pingpong.

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Candyland has come to life with Cherry on Top, the sweetest spot on the ship. Sugar highs are sure to result.

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Dr. Seuss Bookville is a whimsical wonderland featuring bright colors, whacky furniture and shelves full of family-friendly books.

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All-new Family Harbor staterooms and suites on Carnival Vista are located around the Family Harbor Lounge, a 24-hour hot spot featuring snacks during the day, concierge service, Hasbro board games, family movies and more.

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On a ship this big, there's plenty of room for the grown-ups to have their own playgrounds. Enter the Serenity Adult-Only Retreat, where hammocks, cozy lounge chairs just for two, your own bar and cool sea breezes mean being stressed is an impossibility.

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New for Carnival is the RedFrog Pub, which on Carnival Vista includes the line’s first onboard brewery.

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Carnival Vista has a Cuban flair with its Havana Bar & Pool, which transforms into a dance club at night. Sip handcrafted mojitos and daiquiris at the bar and nosh on Cuban snacks.

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The Cuban flavor continues to the Havana staterooms and suites.

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Havana Cabana cabins also include an extra-large outdoor lounging space, complete with an outdoor hammock.

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Carnival Vista sets sail for the first time from Miami with a four-day cruise to Grand Turk on Nov. 29, 2016. It then begins six- and eight-day cruises in December 2016. Six-day cruises stop in Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Cozumel, Mexico. Eight-day cruises include a mix of itineraries, including sails to Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Grand Turk, San Juan, St. Kitts and St. Maarten.

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