About Norwegian Cruise Line
Feel Free - the modern Norwegian Cruise Line concept accompanies you in all areas of your sea journey. Use various dining options without fixed table times and eat when you want. There is no emphasis on certain clothing regulations on board, enjoy your vacation as spontaneously and flexibly as you like. The ships of the Norwegian Cruise Line are club ships with an international flair. German menus and German speaking contacts will make your life on board easier. Whenever possible within Europe, excursions are offered that are accompanied by German-speaking tour guides. However, basic knowledge of English is recommended on the ships of the American cruise company.
Norwegian Joy was built at Meyer Werft in 2017 and last renovated in 2020. She is the sister ship of the Norwegian Bliss and thus part of the Breakaway Plus class. At a length of 333.5 meters, the ship can accommodate around 3,804 guests on 18 passenger decks with double occupancy. This makes it one of the largest cruise ships in the world. On the Norwegian Joy you can enjoy year-round cruises along the American West Coast to Alaska, the Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal from Miami or Los Angeles. The ship is modern in design and offers many highlights for every guest and every taste. Please note that the ship is mainly for the Asian market.
Norwegian Joy facts
- Built in: 2017
- Renovation: 2019
- Home port: Nassau
- Length: 333.5 m
- Tonnage: 167,725 GRT
- Speed: 22.5 knots
- Decks: 18
- Passengers: 3,804
- Crew: 1,821
- Language: Mandarin, Englisch
- Currency: US Dollar
- Internet: Wifi (for a fee)
- Smoking: Permitted in designated areas on deck
Norwegian Joy staterooms
On board the Norwegian Joy you can choose between a variety of different stateroom categories. The stateroom sizes vary between approx. 12.5 sqm to approx. 135.5 sqm depending on the category. From The Haven Suite with a 24-hour butler service and a private sundeck to the balcony stateroom to the studio with special amenities for solo travelers, there is hardly anything left to be desired. The staterooms are all extremely modern and offer comfort and ample opportunities to stow your luggage.
Atmosphere on board of Norwegian Joy
There is an easy and relaxed atmosphere on board. Guests from numerous countries travel on Norwegian Cruise Line ships. Everything is possible. You can take festive clothes with you on your trip, because there is a gala evening in selected dining options. Don't feel like dressing up? This is not a problem either, because there are no clothing constraints on board. Only swimwear and shorts are not welcome in the main restaurants. The Norwegian Cruise Line offers the perfect vacation for young and young at heart. At the same time, there are always quiet corners, cosy bars and a cozy spot on deck, so that all guests looking for peace and quiet will get their money's worth. The on-board language is English and guests pay their bills in US dollars.
On board the Norwegian Joy you can choose between many different dining options. There are no fixed table times. In some of the specialty restaurants, you can enjoy the culinary delicacies at an additional cost. For example in Cagney's Steakhouse, in the Italian restaurant La Cucina or in the French restaurant Le Bistro. Alternatively, you can choose to dine in one of the main restaurants, which are already included in the travel price. There is really something for everyone on this ship. The observation lounge with a fully equipped bar offers a spectacular panoramic view.
Entertainment, sports & relaxation
A versatile entertainment programme ensures that you will not get bored during the trip. Enjoy musicals, film screenings and other evening shows in the theater, try your luck at poker in the casino or turn night into day in the ship's night club, where you can party until the early hours of the morning. There is entertainment around the clock on the ship: For those who prefer to take it a little easier, places such as the art gallery, an internet café and a shopping mile also invite you to linger. If you would like to do sports during your trip, there is a comprehensive selection of sports equipment and courses in the large fitness area on board. In the wellness area you can expect a luxurious wellness offer of the highest class. In addition to a beauty salon and various saunas, professionally trained massage therapists take care of your wellbeing.
Children on board of Norwegian Joy
Are there any activities for children on board? We can definitely answer this with "Yes". Childcare is divided into different age groups, and there are also seasons in which all children play together. "Guppies" is the play group for the little ones: Here parents can enjoy free time and various toys with their babies. There are also guided activities that are carried out by a coordinator for early childhood education under parental supervision. In the "Splash Academy", the older children are looked after during opening hours and can try out the diverse range. Your accompanying teenagers are best looked after in "Entourage". This is the place of retreat to which parents have no access. Adolescents are offered everything from feature films to dance parties.
Norwegian Joy shore excursions
German and English speaking specialists are available to you on board and during the shore excursions at any time with advice and action. Shore excursions can be booked directly online at Norwegian Cruise Line or on board. Should you decide otherwise, you can change or cancel your booked excursions free of charge up to 48 hours before arrival in the relevant port. Norwegian Cruise Line works exclusively with insured tour operators.
Guests feel comfortable on board who want to experience a relaxed and informal vacation on the water in an international atmosphere. The trips are offered at comparatively very reasonable prices, and there is a lot on board. Families also like to travel on the Norwegian Cruise Line. The studio concept also makes solo travelers particularly comfortable on board the Norwegian Joy.
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