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Adult Cruises on Norwegian

Whilst cruising can be an excellent option for family travel, there are plenty of reasons to choose a cruise for adult-only travellers. With Norwegian, you'll find plenty of entertaining spots and activities to keep you entertained on board. Some areas of our ships are also restricted to guests over 18 and are more geared toward adults. Read on for our recommendations for adults-only cruise activities.

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Visit the Studio Lounge for Solo Travellers

Are you an adult travelling solo on a cruise? Consider our Studio Cabins. These cabins aren't restricted to certain age groups, but they present the perfect option for travellers who don't need a double cabin. You can save some money and still enjoy much-needed privacy. You'll also have access to the exclusive Studio Lounge on select ships. The Studio Lounge is reserved for Studio Cabin guests and is a great place to mingle with other solo travellers and enjoy beverages and light bites.

The Haven Sundeck

Tucked away at the top of the ship is The Haven, the most luxurious and well-appointed accommodations. Ccomplete privacy and tranquility are just steps away on a sundeck reserved exclusively for guests of The Haven. Personalised concierge service and 24/7 butler service are part of the stellar amenities available in The Haven. You'll also have access to The Haven Sundeck, a private sundeck reserved for guests 16 and over only. If you want the most exclusive spot to relax and work on your tan, this is it.

If you book The Haven on the new Norwegian Viva, you'll enjoy some of the largest suites at sea, private elevators, and plenty of personalised services. It's also the first time The Haven's public areas all include sea views.

Studio Lounge on Norwegian Escape
Studio Lounge on Norwegian Escape

Get a Pass for the Vibe Beach Club

Another adults-only option for sun decks is Vibe Beach Club. The Haven Sundeck is reserved exclusively for guests staying in one of The Haven suites. The Vibe Beach Club is open to everyone. However, it requires a pass to enter. Vibe Beach Club is available on select Norwegian ships, with a limited number of passes sold for each sailing. This way, the club never feels crowded. Get a day pass or splurge on a cruise duration pass.

You'll have padded loungers, complimentary chilled towels, whirlpools, water spritzers, fruit skewers, and endless ocean views. There's a bar serving up delicious and refreshing cocktails. You can also rent a cabana each day or for the duration of your cruise at Vibe Beach Clubs on Breakaway Class ships.

Swim at Infinity Beach

Located on Prima Class ships, Infinity Beach is a bit more adult-oriented as it's located on a separate deck from the main pool and kids' areas. These beautiful Infinity-edge pools feature a view that blends seamlessly into the ocean.

Order Drinks at Our Bars and Lounges

Entrance to the bars and lounges isn't strictly limited to adults only, but these are venues that are more geared to adults since you must be a certain age to drink. Some venues are limited to 18 years and older, such as Spice H20.

You'll find Bliss Ultra Lounge on board some ships as well. This chic spot transforms from its more family-friendly, daytime space into an adults-only spot to dance the night away. The decor is eclectic, featuring a blend of cozy nooks, sofas, and even some beds, along with high-tech lighting effects.

Get a Workout at the Fitness Centre

Are you looking to maintain a regular workout timetable whilst on your cruise? The onboard Fitness Centre is restricted to 16 years and older. Pop in any time of the day to get in your workout.

Play Casino Games

Try your luck at our Casinos at Sea. Norwegian is committed to the latest and greatest when it comes to world-class gaming. Our casinos are the perfect adult escape where you can relax and unwind with your favourite games and a cocktail.

Mandara Spa's Thermal Lounge
Mandara Spa's Thermal Lounge

Book a Treatment at Mandara Spa

When you need to recharge, indulge in pampering with treatments at our award-winning Mandara Spa. With over 50 speciality treatments available, this is the perfect place for some adult time on board. If you're on a Breakaway or Breakaway-Plus class ship, Mandara Spa has the Thermal Suite. Start with a dip in the Vitality Pool. Then move to the Salt Room, a dramatic grotto setting surrounded by layers of salt crystals that help cleanse the body.

Listen to Live Music

Fancy listening to some live music? You'll definitely have plenty of evening options. Syd Norman's Pour House is a live music venue on Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway. Enjoy rocking out to classic renditions from your favourite rock-and-roll legends.

Another fun show is Howl at the Moon which performs at Headliners Comedy Club. This fantastic dueling piano show is available on Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Getaway, and Norwegian Escape. You can also visit The Cavern Club, where it feels like you're stepping into the legendary Liverpool club where the Beatles once performed. Our Beatles cover band will have you dancing to all your favourites. The Cavern Club is available on Norwegian Bliss, Norwegian Epic, Norwegian Encore, and Norwegian Joy.

The Donna Summer Musical
Summer - The Donna Summer Musical

Enjoy Broadway Entertainment

Evening entertainment is not necessarily age-restricted, but some shows and venues tend to attract adults. Enjoy "Summer - The Donna Summer Musical," on board Norwegian Prima. The Tony Award-nominated musical narrates the story of Donna Summer's prolific rise to fame, showing the Queen of Disco at three of the most pivotal stages of her career: Diva Donna, Disco Donna and Duckling Donna.

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EDITOR'S NOTE: This article was originally published on December 5, 2022. It has been updated to show related content and itineraries.