If youâ€™re interested in a unique take on cruising with a line that feels a lot like many luxury cruise lines, then Norwegian Cruise Lines is for you. This innovative cruise line offers freestyle cruising along with luxury amenities for those looking for a little something extra. For those of you who havenâ€™t heard about â€œFreestyle Cruisingâ€? yet, this type of cruise is all about, well, freedom. Aboard a Norwegian cruise ship, you will have the freedom to choose when you dine, if you want to dress-up or down, when you want to relax or party, and even disembark. What you do is up to you.
There are no schedules and even the accommodations are flexible. This means, youâ€™ll have your pick of a wide variety of room types such as 3-bedroom rooftop Garden Villas, inside staterooms, and large family suites, to name a few. Now that you know the ins and outs of Norwegianâ€™s Freestyle Cruising, itâ€™s time to get to know the ships, and everything else this cruise line is about.
Norwegian Cruise Lines fleet includes: Norwegian Gem, Norwegian Pearl, Norwegian Jade, Norwegian Jewel, Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Star, Norwegian Spirit, Norwegian Dream, Norwegian Majesty, and Norwegian Sun as well as Pride of America, Pride of Hawaii, and Pride of Aloha.
Norwegian ships are known for their numerous bars, restaurants, and lounges, as well as their large and luxurious staterooms, and varied onboard activities. A good example is Norwegianâ€™s newest ship, the Norwegian Gem. This sister ship to Norwegian Pearl features: 12 restaurants (24-hour room service too), 11 bars and lounges, a four-lane, mood-lit bowling alley, exclusive courtyard villas and garden villas, and inter-connecting staterooms (excellent for families or groups). Besides mood-lit bowling, other onboard activities include: bungee trampoline, yoga, kick-boxing, swimming, spinning, shopping, relaxing at the spa, and jogging, to name a few. Norwegian Gemâ€™s itineraries range from the Bahamas and Florida, to the Caribbean and Europe. This ship also offers one and two-day cruises around New York City!
With so many bars and lounges onboard, one might expect the nightlife to be lively aboard NCLâ€™s ships â€“ and you guessed right! Itâ€™s not just about the bars and lounges here though, Norwegian Cruise Lines happens to house the best casinos at sea in the industry. In fact, Norwegian is the only cruise line with certified slots. How about that?
When youâ€™re not at the spa, playing the slots, or shopping, you may find yourself on one of NCLâ€™s many exciting shore excursions in a number of popular destinations. If you decide to go on an excursion, hereâ€™s what you can expect: biking, diving, golfing, hiking, snorkeling, surfing, exploring, and partying!
Norwegian Cruise Line destinations include: Alaska, Bermuda, Bahamas and Florida, the Caribbean, Canada & New England, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera, Pacific Coastal, the Panama Canal, and South America. The costs for Norwegian cruises depend on a wide variety of factors including, but not limited to accommodations, destinations, season, length of trip, ship, booking time and method, etc.
To book a Norwegian Cruise Lines vacation, visit the NCL website or contact the cruise line directly by calling 1-866-234-0292. You can also contact your local cruise travel specialist for the best deals.