Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that the line’s newest ship, Norwegian Getaway, is now open for sale to the public. Starting February 1, 2014, the ship sails seven-day Eastern Caribbean cruises year-round from Port Miami.
Norwegian Getaway will be the largest ship to home port year-round in Miami, carrying 4,000 guests, and will embody a unique Miami vibe.
Each week, Norwegian Getaway will transport cruisers to tropical Caribbean destinations including Philipsburg, St. Maarten; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Nassau, Bahamas, with fares starting at $799 per person.
Currently being built at Meyer Werft in Germany, Norwegian Getaway will be 146,600 gross tons and offer a wide range of accommodations including The Haven by Norwegian, comprised of 42 Suites at the top of the ship in an exclusive, private key-card enclave and 22 additional Suites located throughout the ship; the innovative Studios, designed and priced for solo travelers; a wide range of Oceanview staterooms, Balcony and Mini-Suites; along with Spa Balcony, Mini-Suites and Suites in close proximity to the spa.
Norwegian Getaway’s sister ship, Norwegian Breakaway, will begin sailing from her year-round home port of New York City in May 2013.
Contributed by Doug Parker of Cruise Radio – Oct 2012