Norwegian Pearl Cruise Ship is a part of the Norwegian Cruise Line. This cruise ship was launched in 2006 and is the third of NCL’s four Jewel class ships. The Norwegian Pearl has unique amenities but remains consistent in the cruise line’s Freestyle concept. It sails Caribbean cruises out of Miami and also provides Alaska cruises out of Seattle. The ship can also transit the Panama Canal in the middle of repositioning between the two ports. It can carry over 2,394 passengers who are free to eat and do what they want and whenever they want, breaking out the traditional cruising norm.
Twelve diverse dining options invite guests to try various cuisine choices. There are flat screen televisions scattered which allow guests to show the availability of each restaurant. This serves as a very functional tool for the guests to plan their meals ahead. With a wide food selection, there is surely something that delights everyone in the ship. All of the restaurants onboard are offer a large variety of choices; guests are bound to find something that will complete their cruising experience. You can choose to dine in any of the following dining establishments:
- Summer Palace
- Le Bistro
- Garden Cafe
- Teppanyaki Restaurant
- La Cucina Restaurant
Entertainment and Nightlife
Guests who enjoy partying can party like there is no tomorrow at the ship’s theme bars and lounges, such as the Magnum’s Champagne and Wine Bar and the Bliss Ultra Lounge and Nightclub.
The ship has 30 price grades for its suites and cabins, depending on the guests’ preferences. Inside cabins are spacious in their 143-sq-ft area and Garden Villas are fantastic, measuring 4,390 square foot with a living room, dining room, three bedrooms including access to the private courtyard area.
There is so much in store for passengers to make the cruising experience worth it such as the following:
- first bowling alley at sea
- rock climbing wall
- well-equipped gym
- exercise room
- tennis court
- basketball court
- swimming pool
Gratuities are $10 per day for every adult and $5 per day for kids until twelve years old. There is also an increase of fifteen percent added to spa staff and for bills in bars. Passengers are highly encouraged to give staff tips to encourage them to continue their excellent service.
Taking the Kids
It is going to be worry-free for parents who wish to bring their kids along as the cruise ship has really taken effort in their kids’ program. Kids can enjoy playing at the Aqua Kids Club while their parents also enjoy watching them. Additional amenities intended mainly for children are also provided for, such as a computer center, a movie theater, a nursery and a room for naps.