Rough Waters

Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Reviews: 2
Helpful Votes: 83

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Verified Review
Norwegian Sky

3 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: December 09, 2016

Ship: Norwegian Sky

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 8077

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 4 years ago

Review summary

I will say this was a rotten time of year to plan a trip. We had nothing but rain and wind except for about 8 hours. That did not stop the fun! We had an amazing concierge that was always ready to do what needed to be done to get us reservations. We had our day on the private island cancel because of wind and then our private charter fishing/snorkeling trip because of rough seas. So we did the swim with the dolphins. 

 

We had an after penthouse suite and I highly recommend this upgrade. We had a huge balcony and our room was incredible. Our butler made sure we always had what we requested and we were so far from the elevators that we had no noise. 

 

Now there were 2 downsides... its an older ship and there was some smell. Pretty terrible right after we set sail but it cleared up quickly and then the bathrooms had some slight smell buy the poo-pouri stuff you can buy online fixes it. The other one is not a downside unless your traveling with kids. This is NOT THE SHIP FOR THEM. It's free booze for a reason and I saw some things I can't unsee because that type of atmosphere lowers how people dress (or raises it, however you choose to look at it). 

 

The entire crew had a wonderful attitude and even though the ship rocked and swayed and the unprepared became ill... they laughed and joked and told stories of other ships and rough sees and so on. This was our first cruise and we have already taken a second (2 weeks after this one) and for the kidless or parents that need a short get away this one was great. 

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5

Entertainment

5 out of 5

Service and Staff

5 out of 5

Ship Quality

5 out of 5

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Only downside was the buffet is above you and you will find things on your balcony you didn't expect. Ranging from napkins to silverware to cigarette butts.... we had it all. Access to a butler and concierge really made the trip.

Ship tip

Not for kids. This is a smaller, older ship and its open bar. If your traveling with family I suggest a larger one with more activities and space and less of the 21 year old party feel.

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

3 out of 5

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

2 out of 5
We didn't make it because the weather didn't permit.

Nassau, Bahamas

3 out of 5
Was this review helpful? 46

1 Comment

Leave a comment

Remember: Be polite and respectful. Our diverse community is home to members with different opinions and a broad range of cruise experiences.

Other reviews of this sailing