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Norwegian Getaway Review

4.5 / 5.0
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3060 reviews
8 Awards

Absolutely magnificent, Probably one of the best trips I've ever taken. High regard to safety, While insuring the most incredibly fun trip ever, 5 stars NCL. Ty for outstanding service delicious food and amazing fun time

Review for Norwegian Getaway to the Bahamas
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Carlo and Erin
10+ Cruises • Age 50s

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Sail Date: Mar 2022
Cabin: Family Mini-Suite with Balcony
Sea day..dress up option
We became pirates
We swam with the piggies at Treasure Island. At Great Stirrup cay. Eric and James and the crew were awesome. Loved thus excursion and Great Stirrup cay is beautiful and so much to do or not to do. It's beautiful
Our fantastic cruise director Simon and Younique  along our cruising ducks.  We had the honor of having dinner at tempanyake with Simon ..the food was absolutely delicious and the chef was so entertaining
We made it to Disney..only  a few hrs but we were there
Brian our room steward was so attentive, even taught us how to make towel animals. ❤️  the m
Smoke free casino. A plus
Deal or no Deal. So much fun
Positively glowing. Best party on board. The staff gives out glow accessories but we brought more for extra fun
Senor Frogs in Nassau or any port is Absolutely a must.  So much fun and tequila is an antibiotic as well lol
80s. Night shenanigans
Delicious treats delivered to my cabine. So kind
Swimming with the piggies on treasure island. Great stirrup cay. Love love loved this
Great stirrup cay was beautiful and so much to do

I can't even begin to express how amazing this trip was. We had been delayed since March 15th 2020, We were nervous about sailing again with a pandemic in the back ground. On board the ship I met The general manager Mario markovic, He was telling me about all the safety procedures that they have in place. He told me that the officers are not even allowed to eat together, For the safety and the crew and the passengers.. Everyone of the staff members wears higly efficient mask, but we didn't have to. This man has been on a ship for 26 years of his life and he takes safety and the happiness of his guests and staff with the utmost priority.. What a nice man.. We're honored to meet him. The ships Cruise director is Simon.. He has an assistant who's so sweet named Yanique.. He was telling me how hes in charge of over a 150 other entertainment cr Crew members on the ship.. It's absolutely not like Julie from loveboat where they're just one person doing all the shows.. But he tries his best running from one side of the ship to the other to make sure everyone is having the greatest time and I know we had A-blast. Whether we were learning how to salsa, Or watching an amazing show, And there are so many on that ship I can't begin to say which one I like the best.. We had theme nights from seventies eighties, A glow night, Which was spectacular, A Latin dance night and Abba sing along. They were contests and karaoke , A prom, And there was a show That's showcase the life of Johnny Cash and Elvis as well as Jerry Lee Lewis,.. Burn the floor , Dueling pianos etc. The late night dancing in the Bliss was sooo much fun.. I can't express enough how impressed I was with the staff who cleaned our room.. Brian was our room steward.. Top notch even taught us how to fold the towels into animals.. He was there in a minute's notice if you needed anything and we were not in the haven even but we were treated as such... The food was absolutely delicious. I've eaten in many Japanese restaurants and I have to say that the guys in tempanyaki, Oh my God they are talented with their skills forming rice into cakes that say I love you. And the flavor was absolutely delicious... As a vegetarian it's hard to find good food anywhere I go but on this ship they had stations whether it be at the buffet or in in every one of their restaurants there was always an option for vegetarian meal. For some reason, Every single person on board the ship was friendlier than the last. Everywhere we Went people would say good morning, And a hello.. Many of the guests became friends. Because we formed a social group on Facebook before we even sailed. There was a sexy legacy contest for the guys and the miss Bahamas all in good fun. We even did a pirates night.. And we brought our ducks to hide, I brought 2 large ducks to pass them out to the kids.. Instead of having to find them.. I felt safe at all times, The ship is immaculate.. Food is delicious, Is such an enormous selection to choose from... The staff are on board for months at a time and some people are there but they are extended due to the covid to the covid restrictions of not being able to go home and extending their contracts for the safety of all guests.. We went on the swimming pigs excursion in great stirrup cay.. Eric and James were so fun and informative, The pigs really do swim next to and you're able to hold them they don't like you to take pictures only because the animals get spooked and they can't see so good.. But the place was so pretty like a little bit of heaven, Great stirrup cay was another party.. A delicious buffet, Dancing dj contests or you could just lay there and relax.. There was a zipline, There was kayak renting.. The water was beautiful.. It was absolutely serene . Nassau Bahamas we went On an excursion the seahorse sail on a catamaran.. One of our girls didn't feel well and the staff member Michelle went above and beyond to make sure she was OK, I had a little injury because their net was broke on the front of the bow of the Both but they were very attentive and kind. Our kids went snorkeling the water was beautiful and it was a gorgeous day.. We went shopping at Del Sol an Diamonds International and Caraloha Destroy market was nice but beware there are people that ask you if you would like to buy drugs just ignore them.. We finalize are they there at senior Frogs and a beautiful restaurant on the pier called Lukka Kairi Waterfront. You have to see the exotic beautiful drinks they make it's right on the water. Senior frogs is always so much fun.. Back on the ship every night was an adventure, And every day we met another friend.. It was truly a spectacular voyage and none of us wanted to get off that ship.. In fact I booked a new vacation for December the same day I go to off.. Regarding the Wi-Fi upgrade to get the unlimited to call home and go on facetime we had service the entire time from New York to the Bahamas and back.. There was rain one night but you didn't feel the ship moving.. This trip was nothing short of spectacular, The entertainment was so much fun.. Simon is a wonderful wonderful cruise director who is all over the place trying to ensure that every guest has the time of their life.. Is whether its Bingo or dancing.. There was always a laugh to be had . I usually don't go to casinos because they full of smoke, But there's no smoke there.. They were designated areas of smoke on the ship but we didn't have to smell it, If we didn't want to.. I have to say that the captain the officers and the crew are absolutely above and beyond outstanding.. A very special thank you to Mario for making our journey spectacular.. And if you want To do something nice for any of the cool members bring a bag of candy it's like liquid gold there.. If you really want to have fun brings some extra props to go along with the theme nights that's what we did and it made it even greater. So what we had an extra suitcase but it was worth it...5 stars to NCL. 5 stars to the crew on the NCL Getaway and if your concerned for safety. Don't be. Washy washy stations everywhere. The ship is immaculate and this voyage made all of us guest feel alive again!!!! Book it. Go enjoy life and trust the ncl getaway.!!!! So grateful for NCL for their excellence and high regard to our safety and enjoyment.. loved loved loved our cruise.. ps embarkation was easy if u came prepared and disembarking was also a breeze.. The only complaint I will say is that you're not buying jewelry or liquor at an affordable rate down in the islands for now . So save your money and just go enjoy yourself dancing and living life.. That's what we did.. I almost forgot to mention the spa, The slides and the rope climb.. Absolutely fantastic.

Cabin Review

Family Mini-Suite with Balcony

Wasn't the largest bur it was perfect. Very comfortable and exceptionally clean. We had family club suite

Port Reviews

Great Stirrup Cay

Absolutely love this island there's so much to do from a zip line to snorkeling to feeding the piggies and or simply relaxing. Ncl Provides a free buffet lunch as well as a bar that's open and a dj.. Love this place. It's beautiful and there's small vendors if you would like to shop around

Nassau

We went on Seahorse catamaran snorkeling and then Did a little shopping the prices are very high now hopefully they come back down but don't be looking for any liquor that's affordable right now and/or jewelry because the prices are just a little higher instead take yourself over to The very fun Senor Frogs restaurant or that beautiful restaurant on the pier called Lukka Kairi Waterfront

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