Norwegian Gem Cruise Review by lackeyjl
- Sail Date: March 2019
- Destination: Caribbean
- Cabin Type: Mini-Suite with Balcony
All went well. I am going again with my mom and two sisters May 1 on the Norwegian Dawn, embarking from Miami.
I will bring my own kids someday when they are older and more independent.
I am NOT a winter person so leaving from New York City in winter was not ideal for me. I like the water, seeing it all around was peaceful and my only source of privacy, however, I would not do a cruise again that took 3 days of sailing to get to first and last ports.
Food was EXCELLENT compared to my experiences at numerous all inclusives, however, top decks of ship were too crowded in warm/hot weather for my taste as no space to move chairs around as packed in like sardines.
TONNES to do, a la carte restaurants were terrific (we ate at the French restaurant twice, Italian and Steakhouse each once). Evening shows were amazing as well.
I was not impressed by the Antiguan Experience excursion at all for various reasons which I would be happy to outline for Norwegian/Tour Company to try to improve but LOVED my excursion to Marantha Gardens and the volcano on St. Lucia. My other excusions were good too.
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