December 2015 - Norwegian Breakaway to Caribbean - Bahamas
The Breakaway is large ship and can get crowded, but smart planning can help you avoid it. For example, be tender group A for the island, and we stumbled upon Charlie Love and his band- excellent entertainment, by avoiding the over-crowded dueling pianos. The food was great, especially Moderno and Teppanyaki, and the staff was always very helpful and friendly. Shout out to the bartenders at Shakers! We stayed in a balcony on the 8th floor, and it was comfortable. My advice is to get a room more forward than midship to avoid the loud shuffleboard players outside your room- would've been a bigger negative if we spent more time in the room, but we were out enjoying ourselves with excursions and everything the ship offers. Universal was overcrowded and we got there late, the island was fantastic, and Atlantis, while pricey, was also very nice. If you can, get a pass for the 18+ Vibe beach club on the ship- worth the $100 per person, but they sell a limited number.