The 8 Best Bars On Board Carnival Horizon

Whether you’re on a family vacation, a couple’s getaway, or just trying to recharge the batteries, a Carnival cruise is nonstop excitement. For cruisers 21 and older, that point is perfectly made by the many unique, fun, and exciting bars waiting for you on any one of our cruise ships.

On Carnival Horizon, for instance, your Caribbean cruise from Miami offers everything from the cheers of a dynamic sports bar to creative mixologists crafting one-of-a-kind drinks that will undoubtedly entice your palate.

In fact, even just a quick overview of the best bars on Carnival Horizon will make you want to start packing your bags and planning your cruise to a tropical paradise. In other words, an affordable drink package, good times, and lasting memories are always within arms reach.

1. Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse | Brewhouse

You already know the delicious barbecue created from the imagination of your favorite TV food host Guy Fieri, but did you know he also has a world-class brewhouse up his sleeve as well?

Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse | Brewhouse on board the Carnival Horizon is the only place in the world where you’ll find our Parched Pig craft brews, tempting your taste buds with our smoked porter, farmhouse ale, hoppy IPA, and a toasted amber, all delicately prepared by our pro brewmaster.

And yes, Guy also has more than a few special cocktails on the menu as well to make sure there’s something for any possible taste. After a day of fun and sun, we might suggest tipping back an ice-cold Parched Pig West Coast IPA, enjoy its subtle hints of citrus and pine, and soak in the loose and relaxing atmosphere.

friends in guy’s pig and anchor smokehouse brewhouse toasting to a good time on board carnival horizon

2. Havana Bar

How about feeling like you’ve been whisked away to old Havana for a memorable and fun experience? The Havana Bar immerses you in Latin rhythms pulsing throughout the room as you sample the amazing. Authentic Cuban cocktails like daiquiris and mojitos on the enticing menu.

When you’re ready to take a short break from dancing the night away, sit back and absorb the exciting environment with a Jupiña Amor – a blend of high-end vodka, pineapple soda, and fresh lime juice that is sure to put that bounce back in your step in no time.

3. RedFrog Rum Bar

It only stands to reason that a cruise to the Caribbean should give you a taste of the tropical vibes that await you. That’s exactly what our RedFrog Rum Bar accomplishes – and then some. The ideal mix of tantalizing drinks, a laid-back atmosphere, and good live tunes surround you in this poolside bar, putting you in a distinctly Caribbean frame of mind.

Sure, it doesn’t hurt that you also have a variety of authentic Caribbean rums to choose from, either. For something both refreshing and new, give the Ting Mojito a try, a perfect example of the old Cuban classic with just a bit of grapefruit to liven things up a bit.

friends playing card games and drinking beer at redfrog rum bar on board carnival horizon

4. Alchemy Bar

A cruise on Carnival Horizon is the perfect opportunity to let your imagination run wild, let your hair down, and try new things. Alchemy Bar is the ideal opportunity for such things, combining spirits, fresh juices, infused syrups, and spices to concoct alluring drinks prepared by the resident creative geniuses, our bartenders.

Pull up a chair in our vintage-themed cocktail lab and let our mix-masters dazzle you with new spins on old classics, as well as a variety of drinks that are undoubtedly uncharted, exciting new territory for you. Need a bit more convincing? We promise that a few sips of the Alchemist’s Sidecar with its hints of citrus, cognac, and lime will cause you to never look at a martini the same way.

5. BlueIguana Tequila Bar

Sometimes the name says it all. The BlueIguana Tequila Bar is a taste of south-of-the-border spirits in a poolside atmosphere that places you squarely inside a Mexican paradise without ever leaving the ship.

Of course, you’ll have your choice of authentic Mexican tequilas and beers, frozen cocktails, and a lengthy list of mixed drinks to help put you in the right mood. Granted, the amazing ocean views don’t exactly hurt, either. If you’re looking for something that’s refreshing but has a little kick, we promise the Chipotle Pineapple Passion Margarita lives up to its name.

friends toasting to a good time at blueiguana bar on board carnival horizon

6. Piano Bar 88

Ambiance to spare. Smooth tunes and a relaxed vibe that’s somewhere between an old noir movie and the best singalong you’ve ever seen. Sounds pretty unique, right?

Well, that’s precisely what Piano Bar 88 has in store for you, a mellow atmosphere with delicious drinks where you can just relax and soak it all in, request your favorite tune, or join the party and belt out your best notes with other cruisers. Try the Blue Note on for size while you’re there, a mix of different spirits with a hint of tropical flair and a bit of fizz to make it all come alive.

7. SkyBox Sports Bar

Just because you’re cruising to a Caribbean oasis doesn’t mean you have to forgo watching the game on a giant screen and surrounded by other die-hard fans. SkyBox Sports Bar brings that sports bar experience you already love on board Carnival Horizon, throwing in an endless selection of cold brews and tasty drinks for good measure.

So your favorite team is playing tonight? That’s not a problem on Carnival Horizon. Just find a comfy seat in front of a massive TV and cheer them on with a drink in one hand while dishing out high-fives with the other. Sure, your favorite beer is probably on tap, but give something like our Lynchburg Lemonade a try for something new.

The most famous whiskey in the world combined with lemonade and orange liqueur might just become your new go-to drink for game day.

guests celebrating a score at skybox sports bar on board carnival horizon

8. Cheers!

On board Carnival Horizon, enjoying a drink at one of our unique bars isn’t just exciting, but convenient as well. Cheers! is our prepaid bar package that lets you enjoy the good times without waiting around for the bill.

Either purchased on board or in advance at a discount, Cheers! allows you to concentrate on the critical matters at hand: amazing drinks, endless laughs, and lasting memories, with the tab already handled!

Your Caribbean cruise from Miami on board Carnival Horizon is destined to be the time of your life with a little help from any one of our fantastic bars. Whether you prefer a lively environment, a mellow vibe, or some poolside relaxation with a cool drink in your hand, Carnival has you covered.

So on that note, start your planning today because your dream cruise to the Caribbean can be right around the corner.