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Norwegian Breakaway

232 Reviews
Norwegian Cruise Line

A cruise ship where vacation dreams really do come true, the Norwegian Breakaway has it all. This 1068-foot ship is packed with attractions and activities that will keep travelers of any age happy and entertained for the duration of a relaxing cruise through Europe or in the Caribbean. It features a quarter-mile long promenade, The Waterfront, where you can dine or have a drink while gazing off into the vast ocean and scenery that surrounds you.

Aside from all of the exciting adventures to be had in each port the ship pulls into, you will get to enjoy swimming and sunbathing on the roof deck, shopping, live performances, professional spa treatments, and much more while cruising the ocean. The staterooms are adorned in elegant furnishings and plush linens for a peaceful retreat after a day of making memories with the ones you love. Experience the unrivaled rest and relaxation offered by a vacation at sea.

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Aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, dining has never been easier. Whether you are looking for a quick snack to tide you over between meals or are in search of breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the ship has a variety of dining options that will satisfy your palette. Complimentary dining on the ship includes an assortment of bars and grills, cafes, and on-the-go food stops such as Garden Cafe, Savor Restaurant, Shanghai's Noodle Bar, and The Manhattan Room. For a more indulgent culinary experience, check out the fine dining specialty restaurants options like Ocean Blue, which serves up tantalizing seafood fare and signature cocktails; Cagney's Steakhouse, where you will find a delicious assortment of steaks and gourmet menu items; and Teppanyaki, which specializes in artistic Japanese surf and turf dishes. 


In between sightseeing adventures at the ports, be sure to check out the live entertainment shows presented aboard the ship. The Norwegian Breakaway brings the best of Las Vegas and Broadway right to your fingertips. Burn the Floor is a lively 45-minute hip-swinging Broadway musical act that is performed inside The Manhattan Room. Watch as professional dancers put a new-age twist on classic dance moves such as the salsa, the cha-cha, and more. You may even be called upon to join the group to show off your own dance skills. For a day filled with laughs and lots of wine, reserve your seats in the Spiegel Tent for Wine Tasters, The Musical where you can enjoy some lunch, six samplings of fine wine, and lots of comedy to compliment your meal. Escape the Big Top is an exciting escape the room activity your whole family is sure to enjoy. Your mission is to solve clues and break the curse that a magician has placed upon you so you can escape the room.

Fitness & Recreation

Just because you are on vacation does not mean you need to give up your health and wellness routines while you are away. Pulse Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art indoor gym that offers large picture windows so you can admire the breezy ocean views while working out. It offers everything from top-rated cardio equipment to free weights and you can even sign up for professional trainer-led classes. Interested in doing some yoga or working up a sweat in a high-intensity bootcamp session? Yes, there is a class for that! Kids can work off some of their energy, and have fun while doing it, at the Splash Academy located on decks 12 and 13. If outdoor activities are more of your thing, there is a ropes course style Sports Complex on the top decks where you can challenge your strength and endurance on 40 different obstacles. For those who enjoy playing out in the sunshine, the Aqua Park features several wild water slides, four hot tubs, and two swimming pools.


Aboard the Norwegian Breakaway, be prepared to be pampered like royalty. If indulging in an expert massage or health and wellness treatment is your idea of the perfect vacation activity, this ship has you covered! Mandara Spa® is known as the place for ‘me time’ and the staff will leave you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated, and relaxed after your visit. This spa offers a variety of luxury services including a Thermal Suite, Aroma Stone Massage, Aroma Spa Seaweed Massage, Bamboo Massage, Botox for Frown Line, Forehead, and Crow's Feet, an Express Grooming and Shave, Deep Tissue Massage, Facials, Fire and Ice Manicures and Pedicures, Teeth Whitening, Personal Training, Cleansing Salt Scrubs, Acupuncture, Nutritional Consultations, and Lip Enhancements.


From fine jewelry to toothpaste, you will find just about anything you want and need when you stroll around the shops located on the Norwegian Breakaway. The best part about shopping onboard the ship is that all of your purchases are tax-free! Designer handbags, clothing, accessories, perfume, liquor, and other high-end luxury goods are available for affordable prices when you shop at the expansive Duty-Free store. The Marketplace is also an excellent choice and offers bathing suits, sunglasses, beach towels, and everything else you need for some fun in the sun while on the ship or lounging around at the various ports you will stop through. Treasures is a jewelry and gift store where you will find unique bling for yourself or someone you love. Find your new favorite scent or stock up on the brands you love when you visit The Beauty Shop perfume, skincare, makeup, and gift shop. The ship also hosts live art auctions throughout the cruise where you can bid on some extraordinary pieces to add to your collection; simply identify the art you desire and be the highest bidder. 


When it comes to keeping kids entertained, the Norwegian Breakaway offers activities that inspire creativity, encourage physical fitness, and create lasting memories. Entourage is an exclusive club, especially for teens. It mimics an upscale adult nightclub, sans the alcohol, and provides teens with a place where they can socialize with others, play games, and lounge around without their parents. Kids Aqua Park is located on the top deck of the ship and provides a safe place for little ones to splash around and have fun in the sun. Kids Aquapark features water tubes and a shallow pool. Splash Academy is an activity center where kids can romp around and play games that will burn off energy and inspire creativity.


Relax and unwind with a chance to win the jackpot at Norwegian Breakaway's very own onboard Epic Casino. Whether you are into playing digital slot machines or would like to try your hand at tournament-style poker or blackjack, this casino rivals the best that Las Vegas has to offer. Epic Casino boasts a large spacious interior and is adorned with modern decor. It is open nearly all hours of the day and features a host of Vegas-style games such as Texas Hold ‘Em, tournament poker, and Craps.  For those who enjoy the thrill of slot machines, Epic Casino has hundreds of them as well.  Plays start at just a penny each and range in all denominations up to $100.  The casino is adorned in bright décor that gives it a lively, yet sophisticated ambiance.  



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