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Norwegian Epic Cruise Review by jaw070701: Multi-generation Family Cruise - no kids


jaw070701
2 Reviews
Member Since 2010
272 Posts

Member Rating

Cabin 4.0
Dining 4.0
Embarkation 5.0
Enrichment Activities 3.0
Entertainment 5.5
Family & Children Not Rated
Fitness & Recreation 5.0
Public Rooms 5.0
Rates 4.0
Service 5.0
Shore Excursions 4.0
Value for Money 5.0

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Multi-generation Family Cruise - no kids

Sail Date: October 2010
Destination: Western Caribbean
Embarkation: Miami

CABINS

We are a family of 7 (ages 34-88) travelling together in 4 cabins. We had a studio, 2 deluxe balconies and a spa balcony. We loved our balcony but it really could only hold 2 people comfortably. My dad loved his studio - found it to be just about right sized. Though he did want a chair so he could watch some football in the cabin. The family members in the deluxe balconies were disappointed - in the size (previously they have had suites) and the bathroom.

ENTERTAINMENT

We really enjoyed all the on board offerings. We really liked Cirque dreams the best (dinner was hit or miss - if you like fillet at medium or medium rare you are in luck - if not you may be a little hungry). We thought the acts were fantastic.

FOOD

For the most part was very good. We ate at all the included venues, Cirque Dreams, Murder Mystery and Le Bistro. We really liked that the cheesecake (our favorite) was available every night. The buffet was a hit with the More in-laws. They like all the choices available and really liked the carved turkey one evening. Also, for any sized table (from 2 -7) we never had to wait more than 3 minutes.

PORTS

We did the western route with stops in Costa Maya, Roatan and Cozumel. We did private and ship excursions. All of the ship's excursions were very good; on time with good guides (Costa Maya - ruins, Roatan - dolphins, Miami - everglades). Our private excursions were great also. We went to Maya Chan, Sante Spa and scuba diving with Scubatony. I would highly recommend these private excursions. They are a pleasure to deal with before, during and after the excursion.

SUMMARY

We had a great time on board and wished we had some more time to really relax. Even though it was the largest ship the family had been on before no one got lost (which is very different for us). We liked the casino and had no problems with smoke. We would go back. Less


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Port and Shore Excursions


Maya Chan is a great resort with personalized service. Highly recommend.


Diving with Scubatony was great. We had a tour with just my husband and I. Great service and we got to see lots of great sea life.

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Sante spa is a beautiful private home with limited guests. Angela and her staff make the experience fantastic. Lunch was great and the treatments blissful.

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