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Norwegian Jade Cruise Review to Caribbean - Southern

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Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 62

Overall rating:

4.2 out of 5
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Norwegian Jade

10 Night Southern Caribbean (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 27, 2017

Ship: Norwegian Jade

Cabin type: Inside

Cabin number: 5554

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

Over all I like the Southern Caribbean. I liked Bonaire the best. We went at the end of November and never needed a jacket. Till we got to the airport to leave in December. The ship had Fox news and CNBC. I was able to keep up with events. The EPIC, Getaway, and Escape had so much better food.


5 out of 5
Very smooth.

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

3 out of 5
I have a mixed review of the food on this 10 day cruise. The specialty restaurants were a 5 Star. But the food was a let down. This cruise seemed to have a very limited menu. Every time we went to eat it just had the same food.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5


4 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We had an excellent room steward.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Yes the ship looks real nice. All the common bathrooms were clean and regularly maintained.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Our room was right sized. Everything was in its placed and served us well.

Ship tip

Go to breakfast early. On the Epic, Getaway, and Escape the Buffet Cooks each did 3 Omelets at once. On this ship the cooks each did 1 at a time which backed them up. Bacon was great and sausage was good. Waffles were slow. They only had 2 waffle machines.

Ports of call

Ocho Rios, Jamaica

2 out of 5
Its just like the rating. 35 I'll take you anywhere in a taxi.

George Town, Grand Cayman

4 out of 5
Great beach. 7 Mile Beach but $ 39 to rent 2 Chairs and and an umbrella at the Royal Palms with free WiFi. Took taxi there for me and my wife $10. $ 2. each entry fee. $ 10. back to ship. Tips every where.

Oranjestad, Aruba

4 out of 5
We went to the Beach again De Palm Pier. Figure $100 for both of us to get there and bought drinks 2 each.

Willemstad, Curacao

5 out of 5
Took a tour for 2 hours and saw the sights of the Island. 1st time to the Island. Excellent WiFi. Only free thing on the Island.

Kralendijk, Bonaire

5 out of 5
Great snorkeling. Great water 10 minutes to Divi Flamingo Beach and Dive Resort. LOVED it. Excellent Place, very reasonable, Will go there again. Fantastic water. Fantastic fish in the ocean.


5 out of 5
If you can handle your baggage use the easy walk off. But we had a Blue Color tags and a Transfer to the airport and it was very quick to get off too.
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