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We recently cruised for 11 days to 6 different islands in the Southern Carribean on the Norwegian Pearl. Everything from beginning to end was absolutely wonderful! It was a repositioning cruise starting in Tampa, FL and ending in NYC! We went to the Cayman Islands, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and NYC. We took port exercusions to all these beautiful islands, each being a little different from each other making it special. We ended with a tour of NYC...always a fun time! On the ship we were treated like royalty. Every sincle crew person made us feel special. Loved our cabin steward who always would smile and ask us about our day, did an excellent job taking care of our cabin. We LOVED the beautiful Summer Palace dining room and spent every single dinner there. Our waiter Rocky was absolutely the best. We became good friends and he was an excellent waiter knowing what kind of beverages we liked and making our cruise extra special! The food on the ship was excellent. the french onion soup was the best Ive ever tasted. We were so pleased to see Kit Kat Guadalupe, Guest Services Director, and Pedro, Cruise Director who we had met on another NCL Cruise. They were warm and welcoming. We loved the shows on the ship (except for the juggler...didnt care for him...more of a childrens act), especially the Legends in Concert which included the singers and dancers on the ship...excellent! We enjoyed the dances in the Spinnaker Lounge nightly as well as the game shows (so much fun, I participated in one) and the trivia games. This was our 6th NCL cruise...already booked on another one...love NCL!!!

WOW!!! 11 DAYS IN PARADISE!!!

Norwegian Pearl Cruise Review by pamrusshawaii

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We recently cruised for 11 days to 6 different islands in the Southern Carribean on the Norwegian Pearl. Everything from beginning to end was absolutely wonderful! It was a repositioning cruise starting in Tampa, FL and ending in NYC! We went to the Cayman Islands, Aruba, Bonaire, St. Lucia, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and NYC. We took port exercusions to all these beautiful islands, each being a little different from each other making it special. We ended with a tour of NYC...always a fun time! On the ship we were treated like royalty. Every sincle crew person made us feel special. Loved our cabin steward who always would smile and ask us about our day, did an excellent job taking care of our cabin. We LOVED the beautiful Summer Palace dining room and spent every single dinner there. Our waiter Rocky was absolutely the best. We became good friends and he was an excellent waiter knowing what kind of beverages we liked and making our cruise extra special! The food on the ship was excellent. the french onion soup was the best Ive ever tasted. We were so pleased to see Kit Kat Guadalupe, Guest Services Director, and Pedro, Cruise Director who we had met on another NCL Cruise. They were warm and welcoming. We loved the shows on the ship (except for the juggler...didnt care for him...more of a childrens act), especially the Legends in Concert which included the singers and dancers on the ship...excellent! We enjoyed the dances in the Spinnaker Lounge nightly as well as the game shows (so much fun, I participated in one) and the trivia games. This was our 6th NCL cruise...already booked on another one...love NCL!!!
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Cabin Review

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Cabin IC 569
Great cabin, very clean, our cabin steward was the best..His name was Felix and he was always there to clean up, give us new towels. We never returned from an excursion or anywhere on the ship to a dirty room. Felix was always on top of things! Excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Port & Shore Excursion Reviews

  • Aloe Balm Facility
    Loved seeing the field of aloe plants, touring the facility and seeing how they remove the gel from the plants, make it into products to sell and ship it out and then you can buy the aloe products...very interesting
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  • Island Tour
    This tour was a 5 1/2 hours . we were able to see most of the island. loved touring the Aloe Vera plant, very interesting. Loved going and taking pictures by the Natural Bridge and going up to the light house where we had a nice stop for snacks and pictures. Fun seeing the area with the dune buggies riding around on the hills. The beach was AMAZING!!! We loved spending time here!
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  • Island Tour
    We had an excellent guide on this open air experience of the island. He was quite knowledgeable and we saw the wild flamingos, donkeys and goats. Saw the conca shell "graveyard", downtown Bonaire which is so colorful and clean and a stop at the beach to see the paddle boaters with beautiful sails. I later shopped in the downtown area..what a pleasure that was..safe, clean, colorful near the ship
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  • Grand Cayman
    Enjoyed the open air trolley seeing gorgeous houses, flowers, stopped at the beach, very nice!
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  • City Tour
    We had a great 3 hour city tour of NYC. This is our second time we had been on a city tour but it was good that we got to see even more of NYC. Took a snack bathroom break at the beautiful American Express building and got to see a birds eye view of 911 from the second floor all glass windows.Very good tour
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  • St. Kitts
    A great tour of the island, beautiful views from ontop the mountain of the ocean and harbor. Just spectacular!
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  • Historic House
    We LOVED St Kitts, toured the Great Fairview House plantation, amazingly beautiful inside and out with gorgeous manicured lawns, flowers, views of the ocean.Also, toured the GORGEOUS Romney Manor plantation which was just spectacular with beautiful batiking materials to buy, plants, flowers so very awesome!
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  • Island Tour
    We had a tour of the Pink Plantation and also a place that demonstrated how cocoa beans are made into chocolate. Loved viewing the batiking demonstration and the beautiful materials. Enjoyed our tour of the lush foliage and views of the harbor. A stop at a local market place and beach...our guides were wonderful, so nice!
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  • St. Thomas
    Spent several hours swimming at MAGANS BAY...we simply loved the clean, beautiful beach and crystal clear turquoise waters...even spotted a sting ray. We loved it!
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