Southern Caribbean Southern Caribbean Southern Caribbean

11-day Cruise on Norwegian Gem

Southern Caribbean

from New York, New York

After relaxing on the warm sands of Playa Dorada, be sure to hop a ride on the Puerto Plata cable car for a majestic aerial view of the Dominican Republic. Enjoy a mofongo in the Puerto Rican capital of San Juan. Then walk along the bayside promenade known as the Paseo de la Princesa or explore the cobblestone streets of Old San Juan to experience the city’s colonial history first hand. In Castries, spend some time kayaking through Marigot Bay, which was featured in the 1967 film Dr. Dolittle. Then head up to the Morne Fortune to see the Citadelle constructed by the French in 1784.
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11 Days. 7 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
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Port of Call
New York, New York
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Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.

Port of Call
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Puerto Plata (or officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata) is the ninth largest city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Puerto Plata. For spectacular city views, take a ride up the Pico Isabel de Torres mountain which stands over 2,600 feet high. History buff? Visit Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Or head to the Amber Museum, a museum filled with a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber which is semiprecious tree sap that has hardened for millions of years capturing many fossils of plant and insect life.

Port of Call
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Founded in 1521, San Juan's picturesque cobblestone streets, plazas and chapels reflect its Spanish heritage. But the second oldest city in the Americas also boasts fine beaches, lush rainforests, verdant mountainsides, imposing forts and a lovely tropical climate. Looking for a cruise to San Juan? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises and read all about why you should cruise from San Juan.

Port of Call
St. John's, Antigua
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Bask in the grand sight of the city's skyline, dominated by the white baroque towers of St. John's Cathedral. Sample local cuisines, visit the Botanical Garden, witness the magnificent Antigua Lighthouse, the historical Fort James and much more as you discover this grand city. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.) Looking for a cruise to Antigua? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Castries, St. Lucia
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A mecca for outdoor enthusiasts with thriving coral reefs and rain forest preserves. Explore the world's only drive-in volcanic crater at Sulfur Springs. Visit the Diamond Botanical Gardens and Falls and the Morne Coubaril Estate. Looking for a cruise to St. Lucia? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Basseterre, St. Kitts
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Although founded by the French in 1627, St. Kitts is a very British paradise where cricket and tea are the norm. The dramatic mixed island landscape is rimmed in gold-sand beaches and dotted with well-preserved plantations left over from when the island was covered with sugar cane. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.) Looking for a cruise to St. Kitts? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
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The town of Charlotte Amalie has one of the most breathtaking harbors in the world. Once home to pirates of long ago, today visitors find treasures of a different kind, for now beautiful beaches and bountiful duty-free shopping are truly its claim to fame. Looking for a cruise to St. Thomas? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
New York, New York
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Everyone loves New York and there are a million reasons why. Here are but a few: the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Ellis Island National Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim Museum, Times Square, Broadway, Greenwich Village, 5th Avenue and Central Park.

Dates & prices
Staterooms & Accommodations
There’s nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Our award-winning fleet offers a wide range of contemporary and comfortable accommodations designed for you, your family or even your group.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • The Haven

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Oceanview

  • Suite

Experience Norwegian Gem
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • 2016 Best for Entertainment
    2016 Best for Entertainment
  • 2015
    Remodeled Date
  • 2,394
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Dine how and when you want and where your palate leads you with more than a dozen dining options. Discover our Main Dining Rooms, where our daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients, or reserve a seat at a specialty restaurant for a taste of something unique and unexpected. With no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating and superb culinary experiences, nobody does dining like Norwegian.
  • La Cucina  Italian Restaurant

    La Cucina Italian Restaurant

  • O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

    O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill

  • Great Outdoors

    Great Outdoors

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite may take a few days. Pop some bubbly and toast the good life inside Magnum’s Champagne & Wine Bar. Kick back with a cocktail then dance it out at Bliss Ultra Lounge. Enjoy the cool views and ocean breeze as you relax poolside at Bali Hai Bar & Grill. Whether you’re hanging with old friends or making new ones, there’s always an opportunity to mix it up.
  • Bliss Ultra Lounge

    Bliss Ultra Lounge

  • Spinnaker Lounge

    Spinnaker Lounge

  • Bali Hai Bar & Grill

    Bali Hai Bar & Grill

Entertainment
When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Gem, there’s never a dull moment. Round up the kids and enjoy a magical evening with our magician and comedy show. Tap your feet to the pop country beat of Blazing Boots. Or don your best white attire and dance the night away during our White Hot Party. It’s showtime. All the time.
  • Blazing Boots

    Blazing Boots

  • Live Music

    Live Music

  • Pure Variety

    Pure Variety

Activities
From bow to stern, Norwegian has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of our covered hot tubs on the pool deck. Wanna get lucky? Bet it all on one of our many casino games. And when all is said and done, enjoy a pamper session at the spa. With so much to do, we’ll always have you coming back for more.
  • Casino

    Casino

  • Splash Academy

    Splash Academy

  • Pool

    Pool

Spa
Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage—just one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. “Me time” has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Couples Massage

    Couples Massage

  • Manicures

    Manicures

  • Thermal Suite

    Thermal Suite

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Colombian Emeralds International

    Colombian Emeralds International

  • Trade Routes Boutique

    Trade Routes Boutique

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    photo Gallery

Explore Top Shore Excursions

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.