Beautiful ship but costly especially entertainment for children like the speedway and galaxy room. The temperature of the ship was also too cold most of the time. The beach excursions are too short for the money you pay. Better off taking a taxi and st

Norwegian Encore Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

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4.1 out of 5
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Norwegian Encore

7 Night Eastern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 05, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Encore

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5744

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Overall I enjoyed my cruise. Gained weight because the food was good. Alcohol beverages could have tasted better. Beautiful ship. Great ship for family vacations with teenagers and young children.


5 out of 5
Quick without any issues

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Great variety at the buffet. Main dining room is lovely. Observation lounge is a nice quiet place to eat and relax. Never tried the specialty restaurants because they cost extra.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
The live shows and interactive entertainment. The jacuzzi. Never did the pool due to the small size, over crowding or temperature outside. Kids did the speedway, galaxy room, water slides etc. Goid fun.


4 out of 5

Children's Programs

4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Very friendly and professional

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
Clean cabin but snug. Space where the main bed ended and the wall is very small.

Ship tip

Take warm clothes. I took mostly light clothes and regretted that decision.

Ports of call

San Juan, Puerto Rico

3 out of 5
No excursion and there was a blackout on the island.

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

4 out of 5
Did a beach excursion but was only 2 hours. Not worth the money if you have many people in your party. Take a taxi and stay longer.

Tortola, British Virgin Islands

4 out of 5
Very small island but nice. Again the beach excursion is too short.


5 out of 5
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