Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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2-3 cruises


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5 out of 5

Great Cruise, love Norwegian but this ship was disappointing compared to last year

Sail Date: May 29, 2016

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Traveled As: Family (older children)

Room Type: Balcony

My favorite part of the cruise was definitely the ports and shore excursions; Monkey Park, Underwater Scooter, Water Park, Private Beach, Ocean Kayaking, Xplor Park with cave rafting, driving through the jungle, Ziplining...all great.


Went on the same ship last year and the entertainment has gone downhill, but the boat still has plenty of things to do and the food is great and the service was awesome!Happy

Cabin / Stateroom
It's a room on a ship, yes it's going to be small. BUT, it is well laid out with plenty of storage. It was me, my wife, and our 14yo son with 2 large and 2 small luggage. All of our clothes, luggage, and everything were able to be put away and not be seen with room left over. I think that is pretty good.
Embarkation and Disembarkation
Ship Quality
Destinations and Excursions
Onboard Activities
Ropes course is great! Best water slides on a ship!
Last year on the same ship was much more enjoyable. The finale show was a big disappointment, nothing special like in the past. No little dance with the audience, no employee skit, more like a crappy 4 song concert with some boring dancing and nothing special about being the last show! Jose was always great though! He should take over as Cruise Director cause the other guy was boring and so fake and blah
Service and Staff
Everyone was always pleasant and helpful
Food and Dining
No more pizza at La Cucina (disappointing) but Taste and Savor were very good and the buffet always had a good selection.
Miami, Florida
Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras
Roatan was great, went to the Monkey park to waste some time and it ended up being just as good as our planned Boss Underwater scooter excursion.
Belize City, Belize
We were supposed to stop at their private island which we were really looking forward to but instead had to go to Belize City. We ended up taking an excursion to a private island and it was fine. Did some kayaking on the ocean and saw some cool starfish out there in the ocean while kayaking.
Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico
I'm sure there are plenty of great excursions, we chose the new water park. Not crowded at all and we walked on everything with nobody there!!! It was great and the employees couldn't be nicer. They need to work on their picture program though.
Cozumel, Mexico
Went to the Xplor Park excursion. Awesome ziplining! Awesome caves! I wasn't even thinking about getting food there but the buffet was better than the ship!


Watch the celebrity dance off and take advantage of the ropes course, water slides, and Illusionarium!

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