Canary Islands Cruise

Norwegian Spirit Cruise Review to Canaries
Experience: 7+ cruises
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 3

Overall Rating:

4.6 out of 5
Norwegian Spirit

Canary Islands

Sail Date: February 03, 2018

Ship: Norwegian Spirit

Cabin Type: Suite

Cabin Number: 10512

Traveled As: Couple

Reviewed: 7 months ago

Review Summary

Very enjoyable cruise on an older, but well maintained ship. Everything in our suite was operational. The Spirit is a little faster than most ships (24 knot maximum), so cruising at 20+ knots on long passages was quiet and vibration free in 10512. The ship was clean and we did not notice any unpleasant odors.

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Embarkation was prompt and efficient. We were in Suite 10512, so we were escorted to Cagney's for food and drink.

Ship Experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
All food venues were very good. Cagney's, Teppanyaki and Le Bistro were standouts.

Henry''s Pub

4 out of 5

Bass and Heineken were on draft. Our favorite cocktail was the French Manhattan.

Onboard Activities

4 out of 5
Good spa and treatments.

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Entertainment was very enjoyable. Suite guests have a reserved balcony section.

Observation Lounge

5 out of 5

Great place for drinks and views. High ceiling with tall floor to ceiling windows.

Service and Staff

4 out of 5
Our butler and steward did a very good job.

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
We enjoyed the retro, Asian design. The ship is well maintained and clean.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
The Suite was great! Separate living and bed rooms with individual thermostats that worked well. In spite of the fact that we traveled in some 50+ knot headwinds with 16 foot swells, we were confortable. In regular sea conditions, the suite was quiet and vibration free.

Ports Of Call

Casablanca, Morocco

4 out of 5
Very enjoyable excursion; highlights of Casablana and Hassan II Mosque. The market and olive market were interesting. Tour guide was excellent. Recommend excursion with guide instead of "on your own".

Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

4 out of 5
Quite enjoyable excursion with good guide.

Santa Cruz De Tenerife, Canary Islands

5 out of 5
Beautiful island with good guide to Northern Island views and Local Flavors.

Funchal, Madeira

5 out of 5
Another beautiful island. Excursion to Eido Do Serrado and Monte recommended.

Malaga, Spain

5 out of 5
The Alhambra is not to be missed!

Alicante, Spain

5 out of 5
The excursion "Amazing Guadalest" was unique and beautiful!

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
For Suite guests, very smooth and quick.
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