Anyone keen on making the most of their next holiday should seriously consider going on a Norwegian Epic Cruise. In fact, this cruise serves as an ideal means to check off multiple destinations from one’s bucket list, in one go! Not just that, aboard the ship one might get to mingle with some of the most happening people in the French Riviera too.
Some of the fascinating destinations you can cover with Norwegian Epic cruise include Grand Cayman, British Islands, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, Portugal, Spain, Italy and more. As per travellers who’ve opted for it before, everything on Epic happens on a truly grand scale! Let’s now acquaint you with a few important facts which are a must-know for anyone contemplating going on this cruise in the near future.
Best for solo cruisers
Solo cruisers are forced to pay more in majority of cruise lines, however, not in case of Norwegian. Solo cruisers who opt for Norwegian Epic are not required to pay anything extra. Furthermore, the ship has a good number of studio cabins specifically designed for such vacationers. Each one of these studio cabins features an attached bathroom and a full-size bed. These travellers also get access to Private Studio Lounge, an area designated specifically for them. They can enjoy the bar services and have some drinks prior to dining with their fellow solo travellers.
Underwent renovation in 2015
Norwegian Epic underwent a significant renovation in October 2015 and is counted amongst the best cruise ships of the world. The cruise line enhanced the ship with multiple facilities in the nightlife, dining and entertainment departments. Notable changes were made to the interiors and decor of the ship. It has a new library, cardroom and a photo gallery, apart from a new entertainment venue called ‘The Cavern Club’ (inspired from the popular Liverpool club) which was added as well. Other than these, the refurbishments also included the addition of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ (an award-winning musical) and a second Broadway show as a part of the entertainment facilities. The ship received major technical and safety upgrades too.
On-board glow-in-the-dark bowling
While during the daytime, the Norwegian Epic’s bowling alley serves as an excellent fun option for families, at night, the same venue gets transformed into an exciting glow-in-the-dark bowling alley for people 18 years and upwards. The neon coloured decor and funky lighting of this venue create just the right kind of energetic atmosphere for an exciting evening. A lot of guests can be seen having a great time hurling neon bowling balls along with their besties!
Teenagers get their own hang-out space
Teenagers are catered to pretty well on Norwegian Epic. They can get themselves engaged with multiple activities including learning music mixing with the ship’s resident DJ, enjoying some basketball or mastering some cool circus tricks. They get their own separate hangout place called Entourage. At night time, this venue transforms into a nightclub meant only for teens. It hosts all kinds of themed parties and entertainment events specifically targeted at this generation.