Norwegian Sun - Western Caribbean: Norwegian Sun Cruise Review by Caroline Wright
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Norwegian Sun - Western Caribbean
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: New Orleans
Costa Maya- the only thing to do here on your own is to go to a town about 5 minutes away ($3 taxi ride). There are $20 Massages on the beach for 40 minutes, which was amazing! If you are going shopping be sure to haggle the vendors, because their merchandise is 10X the actual value. I also found Cozumel better for shopping. If you want to swim on your own, this is the only port I found to do it. The water is gorgeous! Guatemala- we rented a taxi for a tour of the Island $80 for 2.5 hours. If you do this ask your driver to stop at a roadside stand to get some authentic Mexican food from the locals. We got lunch for 3 of us for $6!!! Belize- This was my favorite destination. We booked a private shore excursion on the Internet before leaving and it was great and is HIGHLY recommended. We did the Aerial Trek Cave Tubing and zipline with a sweet couple, Nacho and Cynthia. The zipline was exhilarating and the tubing was so incredible, then we had a delicious lunch following. This was so much better to do with a small group because we had 2 guides for 6 of us and most other people there (who booked through the ship) had one guide for every 50 people! They speak fluent English but are native of Belize so they know everything about the area. There e-mail is nacho_Cynthia@yahoo.com and website is www.ncqadventuretours.com . Cozumel- this is where I found the best deals for shopping, most everything is much cheaper! I didn't see much of the city because I was so tired, so I don't have any tips to offer for Cozumel. But get up early (by 8am) to get your tender ticket. NCL was great and I cant wait to book my next one! Less
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