Cruise Like a Norwegian from Miami on the Norwegian Getaway

Los Tweens & Teens was invited to the christening ceremony and overnight debut of the Norwegian Getaway – Posts via #FamiliaTravel

My husband and I had the rare opportunity to get away together – even if just for one night! We believe that it’s important for us to spend quality time alone together to keep our marriage fun, but life with the twins doesn’t always allow for it. So we made the time and it was well worth it.

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Thinking back upon all of our travels together throughout 18 years we realized that we had not been on a cruise together- ever! That’s wild! So we enjoyed exploring the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet and checking out all of its amazing offerings. Norwegian Getaway truly is a tribute to its Miami port. There is a Cuban-inspired ‘Mojito’ bar and a very unique live-music venue called the ‘Grammy Experience’ which will include Miami’s favorite flutist Nestor Torres as its first ‘Grammy winner at sea” performance. The entertainment features are part of a long list of activity options but we enjoyed and had lots of laughs at the live piano playing in Headliners Comedy Club. What is inviting about cruising is that you can customize your experience whether traveling as a couple or as a family.

We are excited to experience sometime soon the world of family activities that abound on the new ship. From the fun Nickelodeon-themed pools, parties and crafts to the crazy outdoor water slides and sporting activities including rock climbing, basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Rounders, Triangle Ball and more than 20 interactive sports.

We did take a look at the specialized age-appropriate kids ‘hangout’ areas for tweens and teens as well as their younger siblings. There are programs for kids ranging from 6 months to 17 years old! And each with its own set of activities, themes, games, Wii games, movies, music and more. There even is a Circus School where kids will learn and perform all kinds of cool circus tricks including juggling, spinning and tumbling and a program for teens that encourages them to take part in a theater or fashion workshop.

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We appreciated our short visit on the Norwegian Getaway. She offers 7-Day sailings to the Eastern Caribbean roundtrip from Miami. Her ports include: Miami, St. Thomas, Tortola, Philipsburg and Nassau.

Be sure to check out our recent #FamiliaTravel ‘Traveling Tweens’ trips for more travel ideas and planning.

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Cristy

Cristy Clavijo-Kish

Cristy is the founder and publisher of Los Tweens & Teens, as well as the co-CEO & partner of DiMe Media, based in Miami. Born to Cuban parents, she’s a ‘Jersey Girl’ who is the proud mom of twin teens and wife to her college sweetheart, a “gringo” with a Latino soul! Cristy is also a teen cancer survivor, lover of travel, tech, good food, all-things beauty related, family cooking and social sharing.

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