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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 34

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
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Norwegian Sky

4 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: November 07, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Sky

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 0064

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 5 years ago

Review summary

The suite offered a level of luxury that helped to make our anniversary vacation even more special.  The aft facing penthouse has a balcony that offers the most stunning views!  We were constantly surprised with various treats in the cabin (chocolate covered strawberries, champagne, tarts, canapes, etc).  Both our concierge and butler  were available with a quick call and went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied.  Outside of the room, the ship, although smaller and older, is very clean (we cruise a lot - and this ship is a 9 out of 10 clean).  The buffets offer a wide variety and the dining room experiences are top notch.  The best part of traveling all inclusive is that you don't need a card to get a drink... no waiting, no card swiping, no signing!  Walk up, ask for a drink, and bam!  Drink in hand and walk away!  I wish other ships offered this...

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
I think it is the time of year we traveled, but there were only three other kids that showed up in the teen camp. My kids made fast friends and then came up with their own agenda. Summer was loaded with teens... fall, not so much.

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Space! The balcony is fabulous and the room was inviting and well cared for.

Ship tip

Booking a suite gets you several perks, one of my favorites was that we could dine in Cagney's Steakhouse for breakfast and lunch... far from the crowds.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5

Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

3 out of 5
Rent a Jeep (but not trough the cruise ship)! Exploring the island is incredible!

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

3 out of 5
We haven't seen this one since renovations... the hurricane set everything back (oh, well - next time)

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Do your homework and find those hidden gems away from the overpriced cruise excursions.
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