The ocean is a captivating body of magic. It is no wonder that for thousands of years man has been drawn to it for great escapes. With many offerings across the planet, it can be hard to select a perfect way to spend your vacation days. But, one ship is changing that.
Norwegian Cruise Line has officially launched the grand Norwegian Bliss. The newest ship in the luxury line is a breathtaking achievement in the industry. From top to bottom the offerings of this grand creation will please all types of travelers.
From the moment you come aboard you are welcomed with the friendliest staff full of bright smiles that match the high standards of the immaculate vessel. Every piece and corner is clean and designed with the latest in high-tech standards. In fact, the layout will go beyond your wildest desires of your imagination.
Your day on the ship starts with settling in high-class accommodations. Beds, bath, and seating are spacious no matter your room choice and full of comfort.
A quick change will take you to a wide array of food choices to start your day off with delight. Foodies will find menu selections ample and delicious. Whether it is a quick grab of a snack or an elegant meal you will find dishes superb. Buffet lovers will embrace a wide selection, or for more fine dining experiences there are several restaurants that are to be applauded for a gracefully curated experience.
Favorites include sweet southern flavors at the Texas Smokehouse, Q, where guests can tap their boots to the beat of live contemporary pop country music each night as authentic Texas barbeque is served in a sleek urban setting. Or for seafood lovers, Ocean Blue is one of the most beautiful experiences. Freshly shucked oysters are served in half shells to match an impressive wine selection. Superb Pan Seared Scallops are equally matched in quality with a fantastic Steamed Grouper Fillet with leek fondue, blue crab, shrimp, lobster and crustacean bisque.
Activities on the ship are outstanding in every way shape and form. During the day amenities on the line’s sixteenth ship boast many firsts at sea for the global market including the largest competitive race track at sea and an open-air laser tag course.
Guests aboard Norwegian Bliss can cool down at the ship’s expansive pool and sundeck featuring two spacious pools and six infinity hot tubs that scale the side of the ship. The ship’s Aqua Park also includes two multi-story waterslides. The high-speed Ocean Loops free fall slide includes two exhilarating loops, one that extends out over the side of the ship and a second see-through loop that stretches down to the deck below for a wet and wild ride. The tandem Aqua Racer slide allows guests to race side-by-side on inner tubes for more than 360 feet, with a translucent section that provides stunning ocean views as guests twist and turn to the finish line.
After a soaring day of fun and cuisine get ready for a full night of joy. Cocktail connoisseurs are able to sip to their heart’s delight with a breadth of fine bar options aboard. And, the beat of the night will make you sway. With Elvis Duran serving as Godfather of the ship it is no surprise that music plays supreme on The Bliss. Show stopping moments can be found in dozens of shows and musical acts including a great rendition of Tony Award®-winner for Best Musical, Jersey Boys. The vibrant nightlife carries throughout every inch from the two observation lounges, including the exclusive Horizon Lounge for guests of The Haven®, to the rock and roll vibes at The Cavern Club. Electrifying deck parties take place at Spice H2O, and an expansive casino featuring hundreds of slot machines and table games suits the likes of novice and pro gamblers alike.
Every minute on the ship is magical. During her inaugural summer season, Norwegian Bliss will sail weekly seven-day Alaska cruises each Saturday from Pier 66 in Seattle, where she will be the largest and most innovative ship to ever seasonally homeport on the West Coast. Unlike any other ship sailing the West coast, Norwegian Bliss will feature the brand’s most celebrated elements of freedom and flexibility including 678 Ocean Place, a three-deck central hub where the pulse of the ship’s action takes place with restaurants, shops, entertainment and guest services all conveniently located in one area. Also a first for a ship on the West coast will be The Waterfront, a popular feature that debuted on Norwegian Breakaway in 2013; the outdoor promenade is designed to enhance guests’ connection to the ocean with al fresco dining, bars and lounge spaces and offer spectacular views of Alaska’s breathtaking scenery and wildlife or the Caribbean’s stunning turquoise waters.
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising. Most notably, Norwegian revolutionized the cruise industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation on their schedule.
For further information on Norwegian Cruise Line visit www.ncl.com; contact us in the U.S. and Canada at 888-NCL-CRUISE (625-2784). The Bliss truly is the ultimate cruising experience.