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Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium
The Norwegian Pearl is a beautiful cruise ship, launched in December 2006. At 965 feet and 93530 GRT, this large ship has enough room for 2394 passengers in 1197 cabins on 15 decks.
Embracing NCL's "freestyle cruising" concept, the Norwegian Pearl has 10 restaurants, a dozen or more bars, and activities ranging from swimming and gambling to rock climbing and bowling! The ship also has many different categories of cabins and suites.
The Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium features a mega-big screen TV. Located on deck 7, the atrium is the hub of the ship.
The Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium is home to Reception, the Concierge, Cruise Consultant, and Shore Excursions desk.Continue to 2 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium
The atrium was decorated for the holidays on our December sailing.Continue to 3 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium
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Norwegian Pearl Crystal AtriumContinue to 5 of 17 below.
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Dale Chihuly Contemporary Art Glass Sculpture
Dale Chihuly's contemporary art glass sculpture fits right into the modern look of the Norwegian Pearl Crystal Atrium.Continue to 6 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Hallway on Deck 10
The passenger deck hallways have bright teal louvered doors and colorful, fish-covered carpet where the fish always swim towards the front of the ship.Continue to 7 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Balcony Cabin Carpet
I loved this carpet in my balcony cabin on the Norwegian Pearl. The touch of teal is perfect with the magenta and orange. It's loud, but it works!Continue to 8 of 17 below.
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Elevator Landing on the Norwegian PearlContinue to 9 of 17 below.
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Smokestack on the Norwegian PearlContinue to 10 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Entry to the Stardust Theater
Beautiful gold and teal peacocks greet the passengers as they enter the Stardust Theater on the Norwegian Pearl. A peacock also adorns the main stage curtain.Continue to 11 of 17 below.
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Window Seats on the Norwegian Pearl
These window seats in the high traffic area near the Lotus Garden Restaurant on deck 7 are a nice touchContinue to 12 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Artwork
Many interesting (and some exquisite) pieces of artwork adorn the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship. This piece is near Le Bistro restaurant.Continue to 13 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Dining and Cuisine
The Norwegian Pearl embraces NCL's "Freestyle Cruising" concept. The cruise ship has 12 diverse dining options spread throughout the ship, and passengers can dine whenever and wherever the mood strikes them. You can even dine in a different restaurant each night! Flat screen TVs scattered around the ship show the availability of each restaurant and are a useful tracking tool for planning your dinner. The Norwegian Pearl's restaurants feature tables with open seating for two to ten persons, and most are open between 5:30 and 10:00 pm for dinner. Some restaurants have a cover charge.
Freestyle cruising dress also applies on the Norwegian Pearl. Resort casual is the standard attire, but passengers are always welcome to dress up if they wish.Continue to 14 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Cabins
The Norwegian Pearl has over 30 different price grades for its cabins and suites, so there is certainly something for everyone, ranging from the 143 square foot inside cabins (no view) to the 4,390 square foot Garden Villas with three bedrooms, living room, dining room, and access to the private open courtyard area.
The 250 connecting cabins on the Norwegian Pearl are perfect for family groups. In addition, many cabins have pull-down berths or trundle beds, so that three or four people can share the same cabin. All cabins include flat screen TVs, tea/coffee makers, high-speed Internet connection, and private bath with shower. Some have a separate tub or tub/shower combination. Some suites even have a window over the tub, where you can bathe and enjoy the seascapes at the same time.<p>The cabins and suites are contemporary in design, and have wonderful, bright colors that look very festive. Let's take a look at some of the many cabin or suite options on the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship.Continue to 15 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Activities - Things to Do on the Norwegian Pearl Cruise Ship
The Norwegian Pearl cruise ship has a wide variety of activities for passengers of all ages. For sports fans, the Norwegian Pearl has the first bowling alley at sea, a rock climbing wall, a well-equipped gym and exercise room, swimming pool, and tennis and basketball court. For quieter activities, the cruise ship also has an Internet lounge, card room, and library. Children and teens will love the aqua kid's club, the metro teen center, and the video arcade.<p>The Norwegian Pearl's South Pacific Spa and Beauty Salon is operated by Mandara Spa and features 20 treatment rooms (three for couples) and a thalassotherapy pool.<p>Join me on a tour of some of the activities on the Norwegian Pearl cruise ship.Continue to 16 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Christening
Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL) celebrated the naming of its newest cruise ship the Norwegian Pearl in Miami on December 16. Television personality Rosie O'Donnell had the honor of being the Norwegian Pearl's godmother, and she performed her responsibilities well. Over 2400 guests, comprised mostly of NCL executives, Star Cruises executives, travel agents, and VIPs welcomed the cruise ship. The naming of the Norwegian Pearl kicks off a year-long birthday party for NCL as the cruise line celebrates its 40th anniversary of cruising.
The Norwegian Pearl carries 2394 passengers and is almost identical to the Norwegian Jewel, except for a few interesting additions such as the 4-lane, 10-pin bowling alley - the first on a cruise ship. Other new features on the Pearl are (1) two new mega-luxury suites on deck 15, (2) a revamped Garden Cafe, (3) upgraded sun chairs and sun beds on the deck, and (4) more connecting staterooms.Continue to 17 of 17 below.
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Norwegian Pearl Bars and Lounges
No one will ever go thirsty on the Norwegian Pearl! Whether you are looking for a quiet corner to share a drink and conversation with your loved one or a bar with lots of music and dancing, the Norwegian Pearl has it all. Like most new cruise ships, the Norwegian Pearl has several interesting theme bars and lounges.