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Norwegian Sun Cruise Review to Caribbean - Western

Cruises: 7+ cruises
Reviews: 7
Helpful Votes: 49

Overall rating:

5 out of 5
Norwegian Sun

5 Night Western Caribbean (Port Canaveral Roundtrip)

Sail date: January 13, 2020

Ship: Norwegian Sun

Cabin type: Oceanview

Cabin number: 4243

Traveled as: Singles/Friends

Reviewed: 4 months ago

Review summary

The Norwegian Sun holds about 1900 Cruisers it is the perfect small ship for those looking for a little bit of activity with a lot of rest and relaxation there is fun to be had as long as you don't expect all of the bells and whistles of the larger ships the Norwegian Sun has the perfect crew the food is awesome the entertainment is great the ship is always clean and comfortable I don't know if you could ask for anything more

Embarkation

5 out of 5
Perfectly streamlined...was onboard within 10 mins

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

5 out of 5
Wonderful presentations..all the food i had tasted exactly as it should

Great Outdoors Cafe

5 out of 5

This restaurant had the basics like hamburgers hot dogs and chicken and some sides but everything was always hot and was very tasty and again the service was awesome

Garden Cafe

5 out of 5

The food was always hot and fresh and tasty and was replenished as needed the presentation was very nice and the service was awesome

Onboard Activities

5 out of 5
Pool..hot tub..walking deck...nothing was ever crowded and the hot tubs were hot and the pools were cool..what more could you ask for

Hot Tubs

5 out of 5

The hot tubs were the perfect temperature they were never crowded and as an added bonus they are situated next to a wooden railing that you can place your drink on while you're in the hot tub

Entertainment

5 out of 5
Rock you tonight was awesome..all music on board was great...trivia was fun..deal or no deal is a blast..love and marriage gameshow was hilarious

Stardust Lounge

5 out of 5

I love this theater it's rather small compared to other theaters on other ships but to me it's very comfortable and very quaint and it is never crowded and the Productions that you see in this venue are always top notch

Children's Programs

No children with me

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
Room steward kevin is awesome..always available and willing to help...all other crew members were great especially josephine every morning at the garden cafe she was happy to see me and spoke to me with my name as she was the sanitizing crew member at the door...amazing personality

Ship Quality

5 out of 5
Ship very easy to navigate within....everywhere was clean and everything worked

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
Cabin was good size...porthole was clean..everything i needed was there and it was an easy walk to get to an elevator

Ship tip

The Norwegian Sun is one of the smallest ships from any Cruise Line and as such it does not have all of the activities you would find on the larger ships there is no water slide there is no go kart track there is no mini golf there is no rock climbing wall this ship is for those seeking to be mildly active an extremely restful so make sure you understand that before you book a cruise on this ship because it's not fair if you do not do your research before you book and expect something out of the Norwegian Sun that it is not meant to be

Ports of call

Port Canaveral, Florida

5 out of 5
This was the embarkation port I never have a problem getting around this port and finding where I need to go

Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

5 out of 5
This was my first time at this port and this became my favorite port I love the entertainment the shopping the restaurants in the activities they're all set up in like a village setting as soon as you get off of the ship they have Dolphins they have flamingos they have an Aviary and they have a pool with a swim-up bar along with many restaurants and stores this is the perfect port in my opinion

Cozumel, Mexico

5 out of 5
Cozumel is a very nice port lots to see and do but I highly suggest doing an Excursion there are many excursions at this port that will give you the greatest time of your life

Disembarkation

5 out of 5
Absolutely perfect it took 10 minutes from the time I left my cabin until the time I was outside of the Port Terminal
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