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Norwegian Getaway Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 2-3 cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 12

Overall rating:

4.7 out of 5
Norwegian Getaway

7 Night Western Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: September 23, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Getaway

Cabin type: Balcony

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

We thoroughly enjoyed this cruise and ship from beginning to end!! NCL makes your sailing fun, comfortable and an experience to definitely remember! Make sure you take your pictures, I am a fanatic and have so many to look back in and reminisce:)) To all you cruisers that are thinking about a cruise, NCL is awesomeness 😎🌴🍸🛳

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Excellent! Couldn’t of asked for a mor e beautiful day! Smooth throughout the process to Spice H20 at sail away!!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Loved all the food, specialty dining was good, not excellent and all the bars and longes were top notch!! Loved spice H20 for the location, sun and fun!! Bartenders and all the people we met were so exciting!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Slides were extremely fast and fun, Water fall sitting area at Spice H20 was our favorite spot on the ship!!

Entertainment

We did not see any shows, we were so having a blast with comedy bar, watching the football games with friends and dining.. most of our time was in ports and was so relaxing back on the ship!

Children's Programs

Empty nesters and loving every minute of it!!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
The staff all had Amazing attention to detail, they all knew our names most everywhere we sat down, drinks and food we loved to enjoy were icing on the cake.. all the different mojitos were to die for!!

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
For an older ship, it was well maintained, clean and easy to get around, never crowded!!

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We loved our balcony cabin!! Port side aft was a great location for us!! Loved the spacious closet, the bathroom was way perfect and so enjoyed the large vanity and enclosed shower.. sitting on the balcony was amazing, the bed was very very comfortable..

Ship tip

Don’t have expectations, go in with an open mind, take in the fun and savor all the memories!

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

4 out of 5
We stayed overnight at the Ritz, it was under construction but was close to port and dining and bar had a beautiful view!

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5
The best port IMO!! Booked private driver and spent an entire day in the island.. 1stop, “victor Boddens monkey business” where we held a a baby sloth, monkeys and fed birds!! Next we saw the first hospital opened by a US woman, the schools, downtown shopping, the beaches, airport and top island for fabulous views!!

Harvest Caye, Belize

5 out of 5
This was a terrific stay for a beach day!! Took our backpacks in and had a cocktail at the Restraunt overlooking the beautiful pool.. pool was cool, refreshing and the beach was fun.. we did some shopping, couldn’t of asked for a more relaxing day..

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

4 out of 5
Nice, didn’t tour but visited the shops.. all shops pretty much all the same, ok pricing.. very much cookie cutter but nice to take a walk and visit.. loved, loved, loved the flamingos!!

Cozumel, Mexico

2 out of 5
Been here before on a carnival cruise, it was amazing, shopping and snorkeling, we also rented a Jeep and cruised the island with 2 couples we met on the ship, what a blast!.. NCLs port was very disappointing .. dirty, locals harassing for taxi, that wanted to charge us $30 to get to the beach!! Locals were staring at us as we tried to walk around, made for a very uncomfortable time.. we went back on the ship after 2 hours.. note: if your in the NCL port, get out, maybe set a tour or taxi prior to getting off in port and go down towards Carnivals port!! A lot of fun there, shopping and clean.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Went smooth, all disembarkation have hiccups, just have to be patient :)))
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