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Norwegian Escape Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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Review: 1
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Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Norwegian Escape

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 18, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Escape

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 10746

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

We wanted all 5 of us to go, but could only get a room for four. The ship is quite large, and there was lots to do. We found the additional amenities to be quite expensive, especially the photos. The food was good and, of course, plentiful. Naturally, it was difficult to find seats by the pool, and the late night dancing was definitely for younger, more fit cruisers. I think I like a more traditional cruise with dining times, free shows nightly, and more formal attire on a couple of evenings. All in all it was an enjoyable experience.

Embarkation

4 out of 5
it moved along fairly quickly

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Everything was wonderful. We felt special at all the mains and specialties we visited. Big thanks go to Emilia Baldovino, Aliea Puey, and Alma Clarito, also, Rowen Condicion, Zara Santueces, and Joyce Tan. Oh, and Geraldo Castillo too!!!!!

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
We enjoyed the 'always crowded' pools and jacuzzis. The 'Grotto' was good fun too.

Entertainment

3 out of 5
We loved Choir of Man, but some shows you had to pay extra for. Another show was OK, but 2/3 of the audience left early.

Children's Programs

My kid did not attend

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
I must admit the crew was the best part of the ship. Everyone desrves credit, but the 'Illonga beauties' were so very special, Making my wife's birthday a memorable one. I have already mentioned them in this review. Our attendant, Gilbert, was great.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
everything was fine.

Cabin / Stateroom

4 out of 5
We made a mess daily, but Gilbert was there twice a day to make it livable!!!

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5
we had a very ugly view from our balcony as they are building a new terminal there.

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

4 out of 5
We enjoyed snorkeling and visiting an animal sanctuary.

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5
Layed out by the sea. Very relaxing.

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
visited our friend, Jaime, in Mahaual

Cozumel, Mexico

4 out of 5
rough seas, did some snorkeling and shopping.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
fairly easy

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