Nieuw Amsterdam Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 14

Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
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Nieuw Amsterdam

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Ft. Lauderdale Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 10, 2018

Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 1024

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

Cruise was one of our best vacations to date. We choose Holland America because of the BB Ling Allstar band. They are phenomenal


5 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Buffet and main dining room were delicious and lots of options!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pool and hot tubs were very nice and games on observation deck were fun


5 out of 5
BB King Allstars are a fantastic jazz band the string quartet accompanied by a piano were beautiful!

Children's Programs

My kids are adults

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
So polite and willing to help meet any requests

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Gorgeous ship

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ship tip

Make sure you check out all of the entertainment, especially the BB King allstars

Ports of call

Ft. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida

4 out of 5
Didn't spend a lot of time here. Did not take an excursion here. It's a little far for driving

Grand Turk Island

5 out of 5
Beach is right there when you get off ship. Interesting displays about the space program.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

5 out of 5
Lots to do and see right off the ship. Beautiful. We had an excursion but it was cancelled because of weather. It was windy

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Snorkeling is great! We went on the Cat catamaran and snorkels turtle cove and ahi wreck cove

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Private Island)

5 out of 5
Beautiful island. Beautiful beach and super clear water. Great food.


4 out of 5
Sad to go home. Went smooth
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