The Norwegian Encore will launch in 2019. It will be the fourth and final ship in Norwegian Cruise Line's Breakaway Plus Class, joining the Norwegian Escape, Norwegian Joy and Norwegian Bliss. With a size of 167,800 and accommodations for up to 4,000 guests, it will be one of the largest cruise ships in the world. Onboard, the 180-degree Observation Deck Lounge is designed for passengers to experience the beauty of nature all around them.
Encore will sail out of Miami every Sunday from November 17, 2019 to April 12, 2020, Encore will sail seven-night itineraries that visit San Juan, Puerto Rico; St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; and Tortola, British Virgin Islands.
For guests staying in the Haven the 80-suite exclusive area will have its own restaurant, outdoor terrace, private lounge and courtyard with pool, whirlpools, sauna, spa and sunbathing deck. Hidden at the top of the ship, The Haven features luxurious, well-appointed accommodations as well as 24-hour butler service and concierge service.
For families and groups traveling together, Norwegian has created more connecting staterooms throughout the ship with larger family groups in mind.
On Norwegian Encore guests can choose between 11 complimentary dining options. They can also enjoy specialty restaurants, including Le Bistro, La Cucina, Cagney’s Steakhouse and Bayamo by James Beard Award winning chef Jose Garces. Norwegian’s signature specialty restaurants feature enhanced menus including favorite dishes and new tastes. From a light meal to a Maine lobster you will find it onboard.
What is unique about this ship?
For thrill seekers, the top-deck track lets riders scoot along at up to 30 mph on electric vehicles around 15 turns on two levels on nearly 1,000 feet of track. There is also a laser-tag course, themed like an abandoned space station right out of the movie Alien onboard too. Both experiences are not included in the price of your cruise, there will be an additional fee onboard.
The Aqua Park aboard has no extra cost to enjoy. There are two slides including the 360-foot tandem tube slide called the Aqua Racer and the Ocean Loops slide, a drop slide that sends riders out over the side of the ship in a more extreme manner than ever before on a Norwegian ship.
NCL Encore will feature an open-air laser tag course on the top deck. The Pool Deck 16 has 2 pools and cantilevered whirlpools. A water fun kids zone has splash pads, tipping buckets, water cannons and slides.
Broadway goes to sea with the stage production of Jersey Boys. Guest can travel back to Liverpool at the Cavern Club, inspired by the place where the Beatles played in the 60’s. A theatrical production called “Happy Hour Prohibition — The Musical,” a one-hour performance set in 1919 on the eve of Prohibition that will be put on as a happy hour pre-dinner show and late night adults-only show in the Alibi Comedy and Nightclub.
Who is this ship best for?
The perfect ship for families, couples and groups. Those who enjoy adventure, the outdoors and excitement!