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Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

The Norwegian Bliss is the newest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet.

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The Norwegian Bliss holds just over 4,000 guests. Yet boasts facilities that ensure families can enjoy and action packed all-inclusive family cruise. But still enjoy chill time and tranquillity should they desire.

There are many considerations when booking cruises for kids. We need to think about all of the family but if the little ones are happy we are all happy. With that in mind I have put together a list of questions that may arise when booking a family cruise.

We have never cruised before is Norwegian Cruise Line the best cruise line for families?

Absolutely, NCL focuses its offering around balancing family time and allowing you to get a little couple time whilst the children are having the time of their lives. There is a full schedule of family activities planned daily, which are highlighted in your Freestyle Daily. Your cabin steward will leave this in your cabin every night.

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

What family activities are there on-board Norwegian Bliss?

Bliss is jam pack full of family activities, the ship offers the largest racing track at sea (height restriction of 1.2 metres), a water park with climbing tubes a slide and water fountains to keep little ones cool, an outdoor laser tag area. For the daredevils there is the not to be missed Ocean Loop water slide which reaches 11ft over the side of the ship.

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

What about dining on Norwegian Bliss, our children are fussy eaters?

You are never far away from amazing food. You can keep the children happy but not compromise on amazing dining. There are 27 dining options on-board meaning even the fussiest of pallets will be satisfied.

The Garden Cafe buffet offers a wonderful selection of international food, giving you the option to eat as a family. Or you can allow the little ones to eat early and then enjoy a romantic meal later when the kids hit the kids club.

For a more formal family meal The Manhattan Room and Savor are complimentary restaurants where your server will also be able to assist you in providing a meal for fussier eaters.

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

What are the kids club age groups on Norwegian Bliss?

The kids club accepts children in the 3-12 and 13-17 age groups. It is complimentary and offers a fun and energetic programme including games with the conservation minded Officer Snook, a circus spectacular celebration, jungle-themed nights, gaming areas and more.

Tiny cruisers, ages six months to just under three years old, also have a dedicated space to enjoy aboard Norwegian Bliss with the fleet’s largest Guppies playroom, where Early Years Coordinators host sensory-play activities for parents and babies including messy play, exploration, music and movement.

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

We are a family of 5 does Norwegian Bliss have cabins big enough for our family?

Yes, you can book a cruise for a family of 5 with NCL, there are a selection of 5 birth outside cabins forward of the ship. A selection of Haven Suites can also accommodate families of 6 in a luxurious exclusive area. Alternatively you can book 2 connecting staterooms for larger families.

For a family of 4 you can simply book a Junior Suite.

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

We would like to go on a multi generation trip and take a relative along. Are there single berth cabins available on Norwegian Bliss?

Norwegian Bliss offers 82 studio cabins for solo travellers. There are connecting solo cabins available should you be travelling with solo traveling family members who require a little privacy. The studios also have a dedicated lounge for solo travellers should they want a little chill time.

In reflection

Norwegian Bliss offers everything you could possible need for a wonderful family holiday no matter what the age of your children or size of your family. There are cabins, to suit all budgets from solo travellers to families of six.

 

Why The Norwegian Bliss Is Perfect For Families

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Colleen

Monday 10th of February 2020

Maybe we aren’t like most parents but when we go on holidays with our kids we like to do fun stuff with our kids. We are going on the Norwegian bliss with extended family and everything I have read points to the fact that this ship is the least family friendly out there. There is a splash pad, mini golf, arcade ($$$) and bowling (also extra $) but otherwise everything has height and weight restrictions that are not ideal for young kids. Our oldest may just squeak onto to the tube ride but even I am not heavy enough for the ocean loops. My husbands response was “ What kind of monster designs a water slide kids can’t go on?” We didn’t pick this so we’ll deal but it’s clear sea days will be rough for entertain kids unless we Want to drop them at the kids club all day. Articles that are realistic point out this is the least family friendly ship in their line up.

Mini Travellers

Tuesday 11th of February 2020

Hi Colleen thanks for your comment. I hope that despite the other articles you've read that you have a great trip and find things for you all to do together. Have a lovely time.

Zena's Suitcase

Monday 30th of April 2018

NCL offer so much variety when it comes to food, there are so many restaurants to choose from that there is definitely something to suit all families

Katy Stern

Monday 30th of April 2018

Wow! This looks incredible, I can't believe how much is available for the little ones including the kids clubs, and I love that they have cabins for a family of five. Fab that there are so many dining options too.

Erin Ek Rush

Monday 30th of April 2018

This looks like so much fun! I love that they have options for families of 5 as well as an adjoining single cabin. Perfect for grandparents!

Claire at Tin Box Traveller

Monday 30th of April 2018

Greta guide to the ship. The Junior Suite looks amazing!

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