If you're going to take a cruise vacation to the Caribbean in 2024, add Great Stirrup Cay to your itinerary. This private island is exclusive to Norwegian Cruise Line guests and is the perfect tropical paradise for a romantic getaway or family vacation. Great Stirrup Cay is idyllic, with white-sand beaches and turquoise waters as far as the eye can see. There's no shortage of places to eat and things to do while enjoying the amazing views. Whether you take a quick four-day weekend getaway or a 14-day escape from reality, make sure one of your stops is Great Stirrup Cay.
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2024 Bahamas Cruises
When you cruise to Nassau, there are many excursions to choose from. Atlantis Aquaventure is a one-of-a-kind water theme park where you can interact with dolphins and view exotic marine life in addition to enjoying the pools and slides. Seahorse Sail and Snorkel includes a catamaran ride through historic Nassau Harbor and snorkeling at two beautiful reefs. You can also enjoy Jeep rides, jet skiing, glass-bottom boat rides, deep-sea fishing, walking tours, and so much more.
Of course, relaxing on a pristine beach is also an option and a great way to spend your time when you arrive at Great Stirrup Cay. While soaking up the sun and playing in the waves all day is fun, sometimes you need a break to cool off or grab a bite to eat. Reserve one of the classic cabanas at Great Stirrup Cay so you have an open-air retreat with amenities. If you're feeling extra luxurious, reserve an ocean villa at Silver Cove for a private escape.
2024 Puerto Plata Cruises
Damajagua's Waterfall Triple Adventure in Puerto Plata offers zip lines, ATVs, and a jungle hike to a gorgeous waterfall. In St. Thomas, you can experience something truly unique: a boat, bike, and bar cycleboat party, and in Tortola, you have the option to go snorkeling at the renowned caves from the novel Treasure Island and look for pirates' buried treasure.
You'll find it hard to choose from the range of amazing activities on offer at Great Stirrup Cay. Adventure seekers will enjoy soaring high into the sky on a zipline across the island or parasailing across the ocean. Animal lovers can experience aquatic nature by snorkeling with sea turtles, encountering sting rays, or swimming with the playful Bahamian pigs of Treasure Island. Those who prefer to stay on top of the water can tour the coastline in a kayak or jet ski to the neighboring Berry Islands.
2024 Caribbean Cruises
Of course, you should leave your room to experience all the Caribbean has to offer. Enjoy strolling among the Dutch colonial buildings and shopping in Oranjestad. Scuba enthusiasts can take a two-tank reef-and-wreck dive in St. Thomas. There's also horseback riding along the beach in Puerto Plata, helicopter rides around St. John's, and the beautiful beach at St. George's.
When you get to Great Stirrup Cay, bring your appetite. For lunch, you can build your own complimentary taco at Abaco Taco and pair it with superb margaritas at the Patron Bar. When the afternoon snack attack hits, grab some delicious fare with an island flair from Tropic Like It's Hot food truck. Then for dinner, you can get a delicious burger and cold beer at Jumbey Beach Grill. In the evening, you can hang out at Bertram's Bar, a lively spot to make friends, or sip a freshly made cocktail at Bacardi Bar.
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