It's your vacation and you should have the freedom to enjoy it on your terms. Dress up or down. Sleep in or catch a sunrise from your own private balcony. Take in some never-before-seen entertainment at sea. Even eat somewhere different every day of the week.
Since 1966, Norwegian Cruise Line has served as the industry leader for innovation, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising®, giving guests more choices of what to do and see with the freedom to do it their way.
Freestyle Cruising offers a wide range of complimentary dining options included in your cruise price and all available on your schedule. The freedom continues with entertainment for everybody. From Broadway shows, to adults-only clubs where you can dance 'til dawn, to supervised activities for kids and teens. When it's time to recover from the excitement, you can retreat to accommodations designed for the way you cruise.
Today, Norwegian invites guests to experience 13 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing them with the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort-style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea, including Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway. And come 2015, we’ll introduce the largest ship to join our already incredible fleet. When you sail with Norwegian Cruise Line, you are cruising on the most innovative and accommodating fleet on the high seas. Our award-winning fleet was built for Freestyle, designed to give you freedom and flexibility. Plus, with 94 itineraries, 11 close-to-home North American departure cities and 119 ports of call, guests are guaranteed a vacation like no other.
Cruise like a Norwegian from sun-soaked Miami on Norwegian Breakaway’s sister ship, Norwegian Getaway. Relax along The Waterfront, our quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and stunning island views. Feel the energy at the heart of the ship, 678 Ocean Place, with three connected decks of bars, dining, shopping and entertainment – nonstop action day and night. Dine on the fine cuisine at Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian’s Ocean Blue, one of 26 unique dining experiences.
Take a plunge with the family at the Aqua Park, including 5 multi-story waterslides. Get your game on at the Sport Complex with three action-packed levels, including The Plank, which extends 8 feet over the side of the ship. And only on Norwegian Getaway will you be amazed in Illusionarium, a surreal magical experience with special effects never seen at sea. Norwegian Getaway is everything you’re looking for in a vacation – and then some. Get ready to explore the white-sand beaches and deep-blue waters of the Eastern Caribbean year-round from Miami. Get ready to Cruise Like a Norwegian™.
When it's time to recover from the excitement, you can retreat to accommodations designed for the way you cruise. Sometimes you want to enjoy a change of scenery. Sometimes you just want a place to change your clothes and get back to the action. With our extensive range of accommodations, we always have you covered. Bring your sweet dreams to a Balcony Stateroom, 2-bedroom Family Suite or our luxurious enclave at the top of select ships, The Haven by Norwegian™. If you’re a solo cruiser, you’ll enjoy full-size comfort in our stylish Studios. We also have a large selection of Oceanview and Inside Staterooms to choose from. So you can find the right accommodations for whatever you have in mind.
Hidden away at the top of the ship is an exclusive enclave with our most luxurious, well-appointed and spacious accommodations. Not only will you have access to all the ship has to offer, you’ll enjoy the personal service of a 24-hour butler and concierge throughout your entire stay.
You can opt to take up temporary residence in our serene and rejuvenating Spa Staterooms. Guests here have easy access to the Mandara Spa and complimentary use of the thermal suites, sauna, hydrotherapy pools, steam room and heated loungers. Unpack your bags and say ahhh!
With ever-changing views from your private balcony, you’ll have a new perspective almost every day. And all our Mini-Suites, Family Balconys or Balcony staterooms feature comfy sitting areas, convertible and/or drop-down beds and plenty of storage space, So, if you’re looking for an accommodation for two, a little more space for your family or the convenience of connecting staterooms, there’s a choice that’s right for you.
These award-winning staterooms feature vivid, contemporary décor and mood lighting. Our Studios are an industry first, giving solo cruisers the most affordable, stylish way to cruise. Studio guests also have access to their own private Studio Lounge, open morning and night.
You’re looking for accommodations that let you relax, embrace your personal space and get back to the action. Our array of well-designed Oceanview and Inside staterooms will suit you perfectly. And if you’re traveling solo, Norwegian Epic and Norwegian Breakaway feature Studios, accommodations designed and priced for solo travelers, which also include exclusive access to the Studio Lounge.
Nobody does dining like Norwegian. Enjoy a variety of complimentary and specialty restaurants offering a melting pot of deliciously diverse cuisine. Italian. Brazilin. French. Asian. American. Sushi. Norwegian Getaway has it all. Celebrity Chef Geoffrey Zakarian brings seafood to the forefront with three exciting restaurants. Dine at Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian for a fine dining experience like no other. Step outside and into the breeze at Ocean Blue on The Waterfront, a casual takeaway with seaside eats. And if you’re craving some shellfish or crudo to go with a perfectly paired glass of wine, pull up a stool at The Raw Bar.
Freestyle Cruising offers a wide range of complimentary dining options included in your cruise price and all available on your schedule. Freestyle Dining is where Freestyle Cruising® begins. Sit down to a four-course meal and a fine wine. Or grab a burger hot off the grill. Dress up. Dress down. Sit with your friends or make new ones. You'll find more dining options than days of your cruise, and you're free to enjoy them all on your own schedule. Whether you’re dining inside, Oceanside along The waterfront, or in our new atrium al fresco area, unfold your napkin and enjoy experiences of gastronomic proportions.
Only Norwegian offers Freestyle Cruising®, giving you the freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want. With the most dining options at sea, dazzling entertainment and exciting onboard activities, there's plenty of ways to make your vacation one for the record books. Bask in the bright lights of Broadway with performances like Legally Blonde. Go wild with our Nickelodeon™ activities. Tickle your funny bone with The Second City. Or get lucky at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®.
Bring your game face to our outdoor Sports Complexes, and get ready to sweat! Challenge your friends to a game of basketball. Conquer one of our rock climbing walls. Grab the whole family for some mini-golf. Or wind down with a relaxing game of shuffleboard. No matter your preference or skill level, we have a sports option designed to pump you up.
Come and feel the burn at our state-of-the-art fitness centers. Show off your moves during a high-energy Zumba® class. Master the art of boxing at Fight Klub™. Feel totally zen during a Pilates session. Break a sweat while pumping some iron. Or seek inner peace with an ocean view yoga class. Get a couples hot stone massage, a BOTOX® treatment or just relax in a hydrotherapy tub. From acupuncture to a mani/pedi, our award-winning spas will make you forget all about traffic, emails, texts, voicemails, and everything else back on land.
When you cruise with Norwegian Cruise Line you'll have plenty of great places to shop. Whether you are looking to splurge on yourself at one of our onboard boutiques or you want to shop for gifts for your friends and family on shore, our friendly staff will help you find exactly what you are looking for. Check your Freestyle Daily for shopping seminars, special sales and more on shopping while you cruise with us. As the "World's Leading Large-Ship Cruise Line," we promise a vacation like no other.
Freestyle Cruising means everyone gets to do exactly what they want to do, including the kids. They will enjoy plunging waterslides, a two-story Wii™ Wall and special recreational programs that include supervision. So, you can enjoy time at the spa, a tour on shore, gaming in the casino or even a romantic dinner for two. And our family-friendly accommodations will keep the whole family comfortable. Our new, reinvented youth program is more exciting than ever. We’ve expanded activities and events throughout the entire ship, so the whole family has the vacation they’ve been dreaming of. There are new age groups with a special emphasis on age-appropriate fun for kids and teens. And, true to our Freestyle philosophy, things change continually throughout the day, with options like a circus school, Nickelodeon™ activities and events, parties for teens and lots more for kids of all ages. With our new youth program and Nickelodeon, we now offer even more fun activities and events for the whole family. Here are a few of the highlights:
The Norwegian Getaway has an abundance of services to offer. Want to savor your vacation forever? Our ship’s photographer is here to help you preserve your memories. Whether its photos with the ship’s captain, capturing a romantic moment on deck or getting a family portrait, everyone can get a picture. Need to stay in touch? Just because you're a million miles away from the ordinary on a Freestyle Cruise does not mean you need to be disconnected from the rest of the world. All of our ships feature Internet Cafés where you have the ability to surf the Web, chat online and access your private e-mail account. Will you or someone you’re traveling with be celebrating a special occasion while on board? Mark that milestone with a thoughtful gift. You can pre-order gifts up to three weeks before sailing. The opportunities are endless when cruising aboard the Norwegian Getaway.
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