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Simply the Best

I didn't have high hopes for NCLs private island--but WOW was I impressed. This was the best, most beautiful Caribbean beach I have experienced yet (and I've been to lots!). We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Went here as part of a 4 day cruise. Loved the island, the cruise ship is a different story. Was on Norwegian Sky

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I didn't have high hopes for NCLs private island--but WOW was I impressed. This was the best, most beautiful Caribbean beach I have experienced yet (and I've been to lots!). We got there early (~9 or 10AM), so chairs were easy to find (free too!). There are hundreds (thousands, maybe?) of chairs, so even if you don't arrive early you'll... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Norwegian's private island is a veritable playground. We sat in the sun on a quieter cove and drank piña coladas all day. A dip in the clear clear water every hour or so. Never had to fight for a seat or over food/drinks. What a great time!

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A gorgeous, clean beach. Loved it! I would love to come back again! My favorite beach! I didn't want to leave. I could've stayed here for days. It was hard to leave this dream.

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Sciota, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I visited this island last week while traveling on the Norwegian Breakaway - it is a lovely place. You travel to the island via a tender, which drops you off near the Bacardi Beach - this is where most of the action is. To the right is the Patron Beach, which is quieter, and down to the left is the... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great place to just relax and enjoy the warm Bahamas water. The island might look small or boring but there are number of activites you can do (though some of them a bit expensive). We liked how the crew prepared the catering and everything.

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Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Our cruise stopped at Great Stirrup Cay as one of the destinations in April of 2015. What a big disappointment this island was. We were not the first off the boat thinking that we would let the crowds go. What a mistake that was. There are not enough beach chairs for everyone on the island from our large ship (MSC... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We stopped here on our NCL Breakaway Cruise last week. I did like this island very much, but there is absolutely no shade. I tried reserving a cabana ahead of time and it was too late, so I recommend reserving as soon as you book the cruise. If you don't want to spend that much, reserve a clamshell that covers... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We chose not to do an excursion this day because we were looking forward to enjoying the beach. There was no enjoying. The beach might as well be made of Lego bricks because it had so many rocks that it was incredibly painful to get into the water. And then you think, "Maybe it's just the beach area. When we... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This island belongs to Norweigan Cruise Line and was our last stop on a 4 night cruise through the Bahamas. The ride from the ship on a tender was fun and did not take more than 10 minutes. Once on the island there was plenty of activity to choose from (snorkeling, wave runners, kayaking, volleyball, etc..) or you can pick... More 

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