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Norwegian Sky Cruise Review to Caribbean - Bahamas

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 7

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Norwegian Sky

4 Night Bahamas (Miami Roundtrip)

Sail date: July 22, 2019

Ship: Norwegian Sky

Cabin type: Suite

Traveled as: Family (older children)

Reviewed: 1 year ago

Review summary

Our first cruise was wonderful and we thought 4 days was too short! We are spoiled with the suite-life and can’t wait to book our next cruise!

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Quick and very organized!

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
The unlimited drink plan was the way to go! Excellent bartenders, always provided drinks and yes they were strong top shelf liquor! Food was good, many different choices for adults and kids. Room service was quick when we ordered late night snacks. The best part was the freestyle dining where you eat where and when you want and no set dining time! Love the flexibility with so many dining options.

Cagney's Steakhouse

5 out of 5

Delicious steaks! We used our 1 speciality dining voucher for this restaurant. We didn’t have to pay anything, but if we did want to dine again, the cost would have been around $30 per person for a filet mignon. All sides are al a cart.

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
The pools are very small and salt water so be careful when you swim in the pools. They have a basketball court and the kids club was wonderful! Our 7 year old daughter begged to stay at the kids club during the evening while my husband and I enjoyed the live entertainment.

Spa

5 out of 5

We loved the first couples massage so much we had another couples massage while on the ship. Yes two massages! They were that amazing.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
The Piano Bar was our favorite. Great entertainment throughout the ship with a great deal of diversity from Motown, Latin music, piano bar, and today’s hits. You could find all varieties of music and live entertainment.

Children's Programs

5 out of 5
We could not get our 7 year old to leave the kids activities! She loved all the staff and had a blast!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
We had a butler who went over and above any staff we have ever encountered! He was wonderful. The entire ship staff was exceptional and really made us feel welcomed.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
This ship was redone in January 2019. Everything is modern and up to date.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
We stayed in 8202, a penthouse suite with a large balcony. I don’t think we could ever stay in another cabin because we loved this cabin so much. It was perfect for the 3 of us. The large balcony had a table for 4 and 2 chaise lounges. Such a nice place to getaway from the rest of the ship and have a quiet place to read and relax.

Ship tip

Get a suite and you’ll get the royal VIP treatment where you get to skip the lines for departing the ship for excursions and you get ahead of everyone when going through customs

Ports of call

Miami, Florida

5 out of 5
Everything was smoothly ran

Nassau, Bahamas

5 out of 5
The port was an easy off and on to the ship. We did an excursion, swam with the dolphins on Balmord Island and it was really expensive. Everything on Balmord was out of sight expensive. Only a professional photographer could take pictures of the swimming with dolphins and you couldn’t buy just 1 picture, you had to buy all the pictures for $117.00.

Great Stirrup Cay (Cruise Line Private Island), Bahamas

5 out of 5
The lunch buffet was delicious! We rented an oceanfront villa and that was great for our 7 year old. The villa was air conditioned and had a full bathroom to use and shower after playing in the ocean all day.

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Quick because we were VIP

Traveler Photos

Penthouse suite with jacuzzi tub Cabin 8202 penthouse suite Large balcony on the penthouse suite Oceanfront Villa we rented at private island
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