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Fun beach day on a beautiful beach

We turned up at the Island in torrential rain and wondered how the day would be but the rain soon passed and we enjoyed a great day on a beautiful beach with my young family! The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Kent, UK
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Kent, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We turned up at the Island in torrential rain and wondered how the day would be but the rain soon passed and we enjoyed a great day on a beautiful beach with my young family! The sea was warm and the sands were white - perfection!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is NCL's private island. We took NCL Gem there. No one lives on the island, besides iguanas. There is white sand beach. I don't like it as much because I would like to look at how locals live and I would like to experience their culture. All those are missing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We took a weekend cruise on Norwegian. This was the second stop and so awesome!!! I wish we skipped Nassau Bahamas and went here for 2 days. Clean private Norwegian island. My wife and I had such a good time. Highly recommend this cruise. If you like to have some drinks the ultimate beverage package is a must.

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

On our 5-day Bahamas cruise with NCL, the Great Stirrup Cay was on our final day in Bahamas. After a disappointing and beach-less Nassau Tour the day before, I was ready for some more Bahamian beach. From the ship, we took a 10-minute tender boat ride to the island. Immediately, you will see a spread of lined-up blue beach chairs... More 

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This island privately owned by Norwegian cruise line is just beautiful. Make sure you ride the tram to take you to the blue lagoon where not a lot of crowd go. You will enjoy a peaceful and very relaxing day at the beach.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My husband and I had a great time. Being from Miami, FL we go to the beach a lot, but the waters in Miami don't even come close to those at Great Stirrup Cay!! The water was warm and crystal clear. I wish they had jet skis available for rent, but the paddle boards were a fun alternative.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went to Great Stirrup Cay via NCL Sky on our honeymoon. My husband is the adventurous type, so we walked all over the island. One of the crew members told us about a lighthouse, so we figured we would check it out. It is a 3 mile hike (round trip) in soft sand with no shade to see a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Second time I visit this island and NCL has really made some improvements to the island. Plenty of options available ranging from just relaxing on the beach to jet ski/parasailing tours. They have added some hidden treasures and sunken items around the beach area so you can spot while you snorkel. There isn't a large quantity of sea life to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

NCL Sky Cruise was overall very nice but we found the included excursion to their island Great Stirrup Cay a huge disappointment. The lounge chairs were dirty, stained and had bird poop on them The food and booze was more or less the same buffet faire as on the boat but cold. The sand isn't very much like Caribbean sand;... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you like a little bob Marley , nice cocktails and a great BBQ and fab beach this is the place for you - take some money as there are local gifts to buy - nutmegs tshits hair braiding etc- nice day

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