Christmas Caribbean Cruise

Norwegian Encore Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Cruises: 4-6 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 21

Overall rating:

3.5 out of 5
Verified Review
Norwegian Encore

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 22, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10286

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Expected more for the price. Disappointed with the pool area and some of the ports. Personally liked the Epic much better.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Too notch

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

2 out of 5
Specialty restaurants were fantastic. Although it was very hard to get reservations. Many specialty restaurants were completely booked the entire cruise week.

Onboard Activities

1 out of 5
Pool area was incredibly small. The staff did a poor job with keeping children out of the adults only pool. Also there was not enough lounge chairs for everyone. If you didn’t get to the pool area by 6:30am there wasn’t a place to sit. Very disappointed.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Choir of Men was excellent! Probably one of the best shows we have seen.

Service and Staff

2 out of 5
Service was good except in pool area. It seemed there wasn’t any ship personnel to manage the children.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship was very clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Excellent balcony stateroom.

Ship tip

Don’t expect to get a chair at the pool unless you get there early.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5
Shockingly this was the easiest port to get on/off ship.

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
Beautiful! Only complaint was the time we were there - 5:00pm to 11:30pm. There were not any excursions available.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

5 out of 5
Beautiful! The beach excursion is a must!

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

2 out of 5
Beautiful port! Excursion, Best of Tortola, was poorly run and disorganized.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Seamless
Was this review helpful? 21

5 Comments

Leave a comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other reviews of this sailing