Norwegian Getaway

Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 13

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Getaway

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 11, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Getaway

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 5166

Traveled as: Family (young children)

Reviewed: 3 years ago

Review summary

We had a great time! We've rebooked with NCL for next year; but we are trying a new ship.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick, we arrived by 1:00pm and the process was prompt.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Speciality dining was amazing; main dining room food was fine.

Cagney's Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Best... steak....ever!!!!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Outstanding!!!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

4 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
We sailed on NCL’s Getaway and Roatan was our first port. Our family cruised with 4 other families; a grande total of 21. Everyone in our group (kids included) agreed that this port was the highlight of our cruise, thanks to “Roatan Trips and Tour”!!!! I found them on Trip Advisor and not surprised by our experience, they had excellent reviews (#1 in Coxen Hole). Roatan Trips and Tour have multiple excursion options, but we choose to do the “make it up tour”, which meant we could choose a variety of things. We were happy with our first impression, as they pulled up in a beautiful air conditioned bus. They took us on an island tour where we got to see the diversity of the island and Steve Bush (the company owner) did a great job of telling us about the island, people and culture. Because of our large group, he brought 2 other guides with him. We made stops along the way for photo opts., like the Roatan sign and to the top of the island where we got an overlook of the ships in port. Then they took us to a local market, where we could buy souvenirs. After, we went on to a Monkey and Sloth sanctuary, where you could hold the monkeys, sloths and parrots; there were other animals as well. Later, they took us to West End Beach, where our group spilt up. This is where the extra guides came in handy. One guide stayed with our stuff in the bus and the other guides stayed with each group the entire time. I know some people worry about their safety when traveling to these islands, but Steve Bush reassured me that we had nothing to worry about... and we all felt safe. Some of our group went snorkeling while others took an underwater ride on a Glass Bottom boat. Roatan is home to the world’s 2nd largest reef , so both of our groups experienced exciting views of the ocean life. We did all that and they still had us back to the ship a couple of hours before sail away. What also makes “Roatan Trips and Tour” unique is that 25% of their proceeds go to fund under privileged kids through a school/ soccer program started by Steve Bush. We were even given the opportunity to see the impact their outreach was making to the kids; our meeting of the local children ending up in a soccer game between them and our kids. It was such a special time and good for our kids to see why it is important to “give” to others in need!!

Harvest Caye, Belize

4 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Disembarkation

5 out of 5

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