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Norwegian Jewel Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

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

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Norwegian Jewel

7 Night Western Caribbean (New Orleans Roundtrip)

Sail date: March 09, 2014

Ship: Norwegian Jewel

Cabin type: Balcony

Cabin number: 9040

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 8 years ago

Review summary

We have taken this trip two years in a row and absolutely loved this adventure, each year experiment with something different. In Cozumel, we prefer Paradise Beach.  Roatan, Honduras is so different from any of the other ports; it's so green, mountainous, and absolutley breath-taking!  No need to book an excursion in Costa Maya; simply hop on a $3 taxi and take a short ride to Mahahaul Beach!  It's so laid back and a little bit of everything....beautiful beaches, a little shopping, fabulous food & drinks, friendly (a little pushy), and lots of fun.  We couldn't wait to get off each day for our new adventure! We have many friends who cruise with other companies; we hear complaints of so-so food, overcrowding, mediocre staff,...   Norweigan's food, entertainment, facilites, and staff made for a perfect much-needed week of R&R a week of pure bliss!

 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Excellent food and food choices!

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

3 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

3 out of 5

Ship tip

This year we traveled on the NCL Jewel. Although it was nice, the NCL Star was extraordinary and seemed to have a more personable staff, one who always seemed upbeat. Both were super; we will not hesitate to book with Norwegian for future cruises!

Ports of call

New Orleans, Louisiana

5 out of 5

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5

Belize City, Belize

5 out of 5

Coxen Hole, Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras

5 out of 5

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5

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