Every summer has a story. And somewhere between the sea and sun is a great summer story. While it may be hard to imagine that the year has slipped by so quickly, summer is upon us and with it the promise of a proper holiday. If you're thinking beachside lounging and colourful cocktails, or even glacier-gazing and whale-watching, a cruise holiday is just what you need. And while the summer season may be creeping in quickly, there's still time to book the perfect summer cruise holiday with Norwegian. Read on for some of our favourite itineraries to book now for the season ahead.
Let’s face it. A cruise to The Bahamas is all about the water. Well, not entirely but you can sail on top of it, dive underneath it, lay on its bordering beaches - and it’s all heavenly. As an added bonus, if you sail on a 3-day Bahamas cruise from Miami on board Norwegian Sky, there’s a free open bar. Yes. Free. Open. Bar. If you want to get your adventure on, here are 8 Thrilling Things to do in the Bahamas!
Thinking of cruising this summer? Memorial Day Weekend will soon be upon us. It’s a holiday that has come to signify the start of summer season in all its leisurely glory. For some, it’s simply a three-day weekend, maybe with a beach day or barbeque tradition. But sometimes traditions are meant to be broken. Especially when you consider that Norwegian Cruise Line offers amazing savings on 3-, 4-, and 5-day cruises to some of the sunniest places during this special time of year.
Have you ever had dreams of frolicking on your own private island? If you’re looking for a unique and secluded getaway, now is your chance to indulge your wishes and cruise to Norwegian Cruise Line’s very own private island. Yes, you read that right. Great Stirrup Cay is Norwegian’s private paradise reserved just for their cruising guests. Complete with relaxing private cabanas and exhilarating water sports, Great Stirrup Cay offers cruisers the chance to holiday their way. Ready to set sail? Here are three great reasons to cruise to Great Stirrup Cay.
If you’re cruising to The Bahamas, Nassau will likely be on your itinerary. The most popular Bahamian destination is the cruise port of Nassau. When in Nassau, visitors love to stroll the local shops right at the cruise terminal and all along Bay Street. But after a little shopping, it’s always a good idea to wind up on one of Nassau's spectacular beaches by mid-day. As you plan for your trip, take note of some of the best beaches to visit in Nassau.
Although cruise holidays to The Bahamas are extremely popular, planning these tropical getaways can be tricky. Truthfully, most times of the year are great for travelling to The Bahamas, but some seasons are arguably better than others. Things like holidays and events can dramatically affect prices, crowds, and available excursions, and every season has its advantages and drawbacks for travellers. Some vacationers even prefer hurricane season to the bustling winter months. So, what is the best time of year to cruise to The Bahamas? That largely depends on you.
For an architecture buff, cruising The Caribbean can be a dream come true. Nothing tells the story of a place as well as its architecture. And The Caribbean is no different. Its buildings and landmark sites have the power to transport you through time. Now, I’ll take you on a journey to explore The Bahamas through its architecture.
If you're like most of us in the workaday world, the reality is that you have a limited amount of holiday days allotted per year. Which is why Norwegian Cruise Line has created the perfect solution: a three-day Bahamas cruise that will satisfy the most intrepid global traveller, as well as a perfect introduction for a novice sailor. You never need to make a ho-hum staycation out of a long weekend off from work again.
What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Hopefully, it won’t involve running around at the last minute trying to find a decent flower bouquet backed up by a heart-shaped box of chocolates. Like, really?? Here’s a fantastic alternative your significant other won’t soon forget: a romantic last-minute cruise getaway for February!
If you are suffering from the winter blues, the surefire cure for the blahs is a big dose of spring, as in Spring Break, baby. Whether you're a college student seeking the perfect way to spend your precious week of holiday, or a sun worshipper craving warmth, Norwegian Cruise Line has a spring break cruise with tailored special savings and adventures for every kind of vacationer.
Did you know it's possible to cruise without a passport? Many people don't know that as a U.S. Citizen, you can take advantage of the benefits of no-passport cruises for itineraries that begin and end at a U.S. Port.
This way, you can take advantage of those amazing last-minute cruise deals. You'll also have shorter travel times than if you're vacationing abroad, and a no-passport-required cruise is great for first-time cruisers that don't want to go too far from home. So where can you go? Read on for a list of pretty incredible options.
No trip to the Bahamas is complete without a stop in Nassau, the island country's capital. A day in Nassau is a bounty of beautiful beaches, water adventures, British colonial architecture, fascinating museums, and exotic attractions. Cap the day off with a lunch of conch fritters (the national dish of the Bahamas) washed down with a cold Kalik. Of all the things to do in Nassau, here are a few favorites.
Chances are, you need a holiday. But studies show that the average U.S. worker leaves nearly half of his or her holiday days unused. Project Time Off attributes these forgone days off to what they call, "holiday stigma," the belief that too much time away from work is irresponsible and reflects a lack of commitment to the company. But employers don't agree. If time constraints are an issue, a short cruise holiday may be exactly what you need.
It’s comforting to know as temperatures cool in the Northern Hemisphere that the sunny Bahamas are never too far away. Offering weekly sailings, vacationing in the Bahamas has never been easier. Quicker than you can say “cold front,” you could be sunning on white sand, cocktail in hand, on a Bahamas cruise.
Ahhh, college—the best years of your life, some would say. But after lugging around huge textbooks, studying for exams, writing endless essays and pulling all nighters to finish projects, most people need to treat themselves. A getaway on a Norwegian cruise with your college buddies is the perfect antidote to the stress of college living!
If you're considering a holiday to The Caribbean this spring and summer, Grand Bahama Island should be on your short list. Turquoise waters, plenty of beaches, resorts, and golf courses are only a few of the draws for this island getaway. A cruise to the Bahamas can range from relaxing to adventurous and everything in between for a spectrum of activities that will fill your days on the island with one common denominator: fun. Don't think twice and follow your gut, which is likely saying, "You need a holiday." Ready to get planning? Here are six fun things to do on Grand Bahama Island.
While cruising through the Bahamas, you may find that many of the readily available foods and drinks are specifically catered towards tourists. Although this may not be a bad thing, they sometimes can lack a local flair. If you’re looking for a more authentic food experience and you have an adventurous palate to match, then check out these 5 daring Bahamian dishes that will feed your Caribbean soul!
Thinking of a Bahamas cruise elicits visions of pristine beaches, clear blue skies, and of course a fruity cocktail (or mocktail) in hand. Beyond the classic aspects of a tropical island paradise, the Bahamas, especially Nassau , offers a burgeoning art scene. Connect with the locals and experience the unique culture by stopping by these four art galleries on your next Bahamas cruise.