Breakaway 10 day, Port Canaveral

Norwegian Breakaway Cruise Review

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Reviews: 5
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Overall rating:

4.9 out of 5
Norwegian Breakaway

10 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 22, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Breakaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9170

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 7 months ago

Review summary

The first two days we had heavy Seas so they cancelled the NCL private island stop. This was one of the reasons we choose this cruise so we were bummed. One of the shows on the ship the was great was the dualing pianos and the night they had a violinist show up that was from Ireland and she played a couple of songs was was unbelievable. She was so good! All and all we had a great cruise and looking forward to our next one. Good job NCL!

Embarkation

4 out of 5
In line for around 20 mins, then got right on.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian

4 out of 5

Ocean Blue was not as good as when we had it on others NCL ships when it first opened. Was not bad but nothing stood out.

La Cucina Italian Restaurant

5 out of 5

Food was very good here, we ate there twice. The filet was excellent.

Garden Café

4 out of 5

Buffett was good, went for breakfast and lunch, had one dinner there and it was much better than I had expected.

Teppanyaki

5 out of 5

One of our fav’s we ended up going there 3 times. Always great.

Le Bistro French Restaurant

5 out of 5

Had a very nice dinner here, rack of lamb was great.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Ropes Course

5 out of 5

Had a great times on the ropes course but the camera was broken when you walked the plank.

Slide

5 out of 5

Water slides were great fun.

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Spiegel Tent

5 out of 5

We saw a dinner show Velvet here that we great. I had read a lot of reviews about the food not being good at this show, it was not great but we found it good for being at a dinner show.

Breakaway Theater

5 out of 5

We enjoyed Six show and a band called switch that played music form the 70’s and 80’s etc. they were great.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Our room Stewart did not talk to us much but did his job in taking care of us. We had good service though out the ship and had a great cruise.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship is laid out typical for a NCL ship. The Breakaway cosmetically is showing her age. Some areas and things looked worn here and there. I was surprised since ship was just updated in 2018, I thought I had read.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Good cabin and found it to be a good location.

Ship tip

If you want a deck chair you need to go early.

Ports of call

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
Enjoyed the beach and then went in the pool, it is huge. Then we went on the Black Swan electric boat for a short boat ride. The ride was OK but the best part was the guide he was nice and taught us about his country and his daily commute to work and the local schools etc. also had lots of Rum punch.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
Went to Gumbalimba park, I thought when we booked this that this would be just an OK thing to do. Boy was I wrong. This place was beautiful in the first place, took pics with Macaw Parrott’s and monkeys and went across a cable (rope type) bridge. We had a great time and good family excursion.

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

4 out of 5
Went to Shaw Beach Break, spent the day. Had fun and Jerk chicken lunch.

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Fast but a lot of walking snaking through the ship but not to bad.
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