Love the itinerary, and would do it again.

Norwegian Bliss Cruise Review to Mexico

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 9

Overall rating:

3.7 out of 5
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Norwegian Bliss

7 Night Mexican Riviera (Los Angeles Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 27, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Bliss

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 10403

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 10 months ago

Review summary

Although this is a beautiful ship, and my favorite place was the observation lounge, I can honestly say I enjoyed the Escape better. They offered more options for complementary dining, and we thoroughly enjoyed the dueling pianos on the Escape and the Epic. Also, I don’t think that the bartenders were as attentive as they are on the other Norwegian ships I have been on.

Embarkation

3 out of 5
Embarkation was delayed as they had to do a last-minute drill so we had to wait an extra hour to hour and a half to get on the boat.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
What is disappointed they had more restaurants that you had to pay to eat out then restaurants that were complementary. Also the ship had one less complementary restaurant than the escape in the epic which was disappointing as well.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Would have given this a five, however missed having the dueling pianos show and was disappointed to see they did not have it on this ship.

Service and Staff

3 out of 5
In two separate bars, the atrium and the observation bar the bartender’s ignored certain passengers to go with passengers that were frequent visitors to the bar.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Beautiful ship, and love the observation lounge area. The views from there were absolutely wonderful.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
This was not my cabin number, however the cabins were well appointed. The room steward did forget to replace towels in the room one day and I had to call housekeeping, plus our shower door was broken and we could not close the shower door but they did fix it rather quickly.

Ports of call

San Pedro (Los Angeles), California

3 out of 5

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

4 out of 5
The pirate boat adventure was so much fun. We received breakfast, enjoyed a great pirate show, snorkeling, beach breaks, adult beverages, lunch of lobster and steak, and another show. Would definitely do this again.

Mazatlan, Mexico

4 out of 5
Absolutely enjoyed the salsa and salsa excursion. Learning to make six different salsas and to learn to salsa dance, plus our tour guide was wonderful.

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

5 out of 5
Absolutely love to sailing adventure in Cabo. Can’t wait to go back and do it again. Even got to see dolphins when we were sailing.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
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