Wonderful Caribbean Cruise for New Yorkers

Norwegian Gem Cruise Review to Caribbean - Eastern

Experience: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 24

Overall Rating:

5 out of 5
10 Night Eastern Caribbean (New York Roundtrip)
Sail Date: March 22, 2016
Ship: Norwegian Gem
Cabin Type: Suite
Cabin Number: 14514
Traveled As: Couple
Reviewed: 2 years ago

For those living in or close to New York City, this is a wonderful cruise to do.  Four great Eastern Caribbean islands - without having to fly!  The overall cruise is 10 days so that means 5 sea days (yes!!) in addition to the 4 island ports.  And the Norwegian Gem, by today's standards is definitely a small ship (less than 2400 passengers) and that means a cozier, less frantic cruise experience.  The Gem was last drydocked and refurbished just in November 2015 so it is in prime shape.

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5


5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The only "problem" with doing a Haven Courtyard Penthouse is that is raises the bar for all future cruises.

Ship Tip

If you are planning to dine in specialty restaurants, make your reservations well ahead of your sailing date so that you get the days and times you prefer.

5 out of 5
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