Catch the upgrade wave on board Miami’s ultimate ship

17th Jan 2014
Catch the upgrade wave on board Miami’s ultimate ship

To celebrate the start of Norwegian Getaway’s transatlantic voyage, Norwegian Cruise Line is launched a Norwegian Getaway Bonus Day sale on Thursday, January 16, 2014. Cruisers who book any seven-day Eastern Caribbean sailing on Miami’s ultimate ship will receive free balcony upgrades plus a $100 on-board credit, regardless of stateroom category. Guests who take advantage of this limited time offer before January 19, 2013, can use the credit towards an array of shore excursions in the Caribbean; treatments in the ship’s award-winning Mandara spa; dinner in any of Norwegian Getaway’s delicious specialty restaurants, including Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian, and much more. Additional offers such as air deals from $99 and AARP discounts are also available on select sailings.

Embodying the essence of her Magic City home, Norwegian Getaway will sizzle with flavor and excitement as she sails year-round to the Eastern Caribbean on seven-day cruises. Featuring hull artwork designed by Miami’s own David “LEBO” LeBatard showing a whimsical mermaid holding the sun above the waves, this spectacular new vessel will visit some of the most popular ports of call in the Caribbean including: Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas.

Entertainment lovers who set sail on Norwegian Getaway will enjoy two first of its kind entertainment experiences; the GRAMMY® Experience at sea, which will include artifacts chosen and curated by the GRAMMY Museum® along with live performances by past GRAMMY winners and nominees, among others, and The Illusionarium is an all-new dining and entertainment experience that will envelop guests in the fascinating world of magic, inviting them to experience the astonishing illusions of world-class magicians and supernatural special effects. In addition, Norwegian Getaway boasts sizzling Latin-inspired dance productions by Broadway sensation, Burn the Floor; performances of the seven-time Tony Award nominated musical LEGALLY BLONDE; hilarious comedy headliners produced by Levity Entertainment Group; and the sing along fun of the dueling pianos of Howl at the Moon.  To cap off a spectacular cruise experience, every sailing will feature a dazzling fireworks show at sea, set to music and part of a dance party at Spice H20.

Similar to sister ship Norwegian Breakaway, Norwegian Getaway will dazzle guests with the excitement of 678 Ocean Place and The Waterfront, a variety of interconnected indoor and outdoor venues on three dynamic decks that creates multiplex of dining, activities and more and enhances guests’ connection with the ocean.

Foodies setting sail from Miami on Norwegian Getaway can feast in their choice of 27 incredible dining options, including one of Celebrity Chef and Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian’s three dining concepts: Ocean Blue by Geoffrey Zakarian; Ocean Blue on the Waterfront and The Raw Bar. Miami’s Ultimate Ship will also feature exciting restaurant options that evoke the tropical feel of Miami and South Florida; The Tropicana Room and Flamingo Bar & Grill. The Tropicana Room will feature delectable Miami and Latin-inspired menu items such as ceviche (ceviche de camarón), churrasco steak (churrasco con chimichurri) and chicken with yellow rice (arroz con pollo). The Flamingo Bar & Grill will serve food with a Latin flair throughout the day, including traditional favorites like pulled pork (pierna asada); steak chimichurri (bistec con chimichurri); fried yucca (yuca frita); spinach empanadas (empanadas de espinaca); and guava turnovers (pastelitos de guayaba). Desserts include caramel custard (flan de leche); rice pudding (arroz con leche) and three milks cake (tres leches). A variety of regional drinks and Cuban coffee will be available as the perfect complement to any meal.


For families, Nickelodeon®, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, is on board and includes a variety of exciting interactive experiences, along with the opportunity to meet SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Dora the Explorer and Diego, among other favorites. Norwegian Getaway will offer the all-new “Name that Game,” an exciting combination of trivia, speed, skill and slime, where participants will hit the buzzer, race the clock and get extreme as they experience the best of Nickelodeon’s famous game shows live on one stage. Norwegian Getaway will also include an all new pirate-themed Nickelodeon Kids’ Aqua Park where children can cool off with colorful, whimsical and larger than life Nickelodeon characters from Bikini Bottom.  The area will include a kid-sized pool and slide, along with multiple water features that squirt and shower guests with delight.

Whether guests are embarking on a family vacation, romantic escape or a solo getaway, Norwegian Getaway offers a variety of flexible accommodations ranging from Studio staterooms specially designed for solo travelers, to balcony staterooms and opulent suites in The Haven, the ultimate in luxury accommodations.


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