Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Contributor Level: Purser

7+ cruises


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4 out of 5

Just back 12/13/15

Sail Date: December 03, 2015

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Couple

Room Type: Inside

My husband and I had a great time. We took advantage of the Excursion deal with $75 off per port and overall it was worth it. Best excursion? The Baths on Virgin Gorda out of Tortola. Amazing scenery and fun for all ages, though if you have trouble with balance or footing, this is not for you. There are 2 paths down to the water, the Devils Pool Trail is slightly easier (more level steps) but since you want to go round trip -on both paths, it may not matter. We're in our early 60's and in pretty good shape so it was fine. The entertainment was good, the highlights for us was the music. Pedro the guitarist was fantastic. Solid rock and pop guitar with good vocals. Look for him in the lounge. The variety shows were good too. Didn't do any of the specialty restaurants, they weren't special enough in my opinion though we've only tried Le Bistro. The others didn't appeal to us.Happy

Cabin / Stateroom
The usual good service.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Security was a long line, but that's to be expected.
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Children's Programs did not apply
Service and Staff
Food and Dining
New York, New York Home port
San Juan, Puerto Rico
take the free tram
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Dock a bit far from town.
Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Dock a bit far from town. Take the water taxi.

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