Norwegian Escape

Have you heard about Norwegian’s newest ship, Escape? If not, you’re in for a treat. Escape is set to make her maiden voyage in March of 2017. She’s the twin fleetmate to Norwegian Bliss, the largest in Norwegian’s fleet. She’s the first ship in Norwegian’s Breakaway Plus Class of ships and she will be the most technically advanced vessel to sail on the sea.

Right now, she’s prettying herself up and readying herself to welcome passengers en route to the Caribbean.

Want to find out all about Norwegian Escape before she sets sail? We’ll fill you in on the details.

The Ship

Norwegian Escape’s name came about after the cruise line held a contest, providing 2 options for fans to choose from. Norwegian loyals chose Escape, which is perfect because sailing on this spectacular ocean liner will truly be an escape to remember.

Passengers who sail on Escape will be immediately greeted by the ship’s handsome exterior, one that features hull designs from marine wildlife artist Guy Harvey. The fish, turtle, and ray painted on Escape look like they’re having as much fun as passengers likely will, which nicely sets a tone for a thrilling vacation.

The Itinerary

Cruising on Escape will be all about indulging in your every whim, which is why you have a variety of exciting Eastern Caribbean itineraries to choose from. All cruises on Escape set sail out of Miami. Exact itineraries will be updated on Norwegian’s website as Escape gets closer to her first passage to the Caribbean.


Dining on Escape will be similar to that on other Norwegian Breakaway ships. A 3-deck dining and entertainment area, called 678 Ocean Place, will offer many options for small bites, casual dining, and elegant affairs. Many of Norwegian’s for-fee eateries (as opposed to all-inclusive dining options) return on Escape, such as Le Bistro, Teppanyaki, Moderno Churrascaria, and La Cucina. Main dining room options are divided into 3 venues: Savor, Taste, and The Manhattan Room.

Bars and Nightlife

Escape’s The Skyline Bar is new for the Norwegian line. It will sit in the Escape Casino and offer a stunning setting for enjoying drinks, including brilliant gold metallic décor and video poker that can be played as you mingle. Another first for Escape is Tobacco Road, a bar that’s based on the oldest bar in Miami (it recently closed its doors on land). Escape will also feature the Jimmy Buffett-themed The 5 O’clock Somewhere Bar and District Brewhouse, which has 24 draft beers and 50 bottled beers to choose from.

Outdoor Fun

Kids and adults have many options for playing in the sun on Escape. In the ship’s water park, there’s a Free Fall water slide that lets riders sit in a capsule and wait for the bottom to drop out, sending them plunging into a refreshing pool. The Aqua Racer Slide will surely be a favorite destination. This pair of water slides allows competitors to race in tubes, side by side. The water park also features 2 pools, 4 hot tubs, and 4 more slides. On Escape, you will also be able to have have fun outdoors playing bocce ball, golfing, or climbing a rope course.

For Families

Escape provides plenty of ways for kids to have a great time, and for parents to take a break from children for a little while. Little ones can play in the Splash Academy and in Norwegian’s Kids’ Club. Teens have their own club to hang out in, so they can meet cruisers their age and bond over games or music. Escape is the first Norwegian ship to offer childcare services for children ages 6 months to 3 years.

We could go on and on telling you all about the fantastic things to see and do on Escape, but there are too many goodies to list here. There are spa services to enjoy, workout rooms to hit up, movies to watch, and more. You can get all the details about Escape by visiting Norwegian’s website. It’s got up-to-date info, with news being added constantly, on Escape and her exciting maiden sail to the Caribbean.

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