Experience the ultimate in luxury in relaxation aboard the 965-foot Norwegian Jewel. This imposing cruise ship is really a gem of the sea and is known for its colorful ribbon adorned facade. It was completely revamped in 2018 as part of the Norwegian Cruise Line Edge program to bring passengers even more world-class amenities, restaurants, and recreational activities. The interior has been modernized to convey chic elegance in both the public and private areas. From state-of-the-art live performances hosted in an opera house style theater to a rooftop swimming pools and covered hot tubs, a cruise aboard this ship is unique and tranquil. Each stateroom aboard this ship comes with 24-hour room service as well as plush bedding, contemporary furnishings, and breathtaking views of the water. For those who are staying in The Haven, you will have the choice of multi-room suites that are spacious and grand, and come with their own special features such as a private restaurant and lounging. Whether your itinerary is taking you to the snow-capped harbors of Alaska, down under to Australia and New Zealand, to the exotic ports of Asia, or the tropical American islands known as Hawaii, you are sure to have an experience that you will remember for a lifetime.
With 16 different restaurants and 15 bars to choose from, dining aboard a cruise ship has never been easier! The Norwegian Jewel pulls out all the stops to ensure guests have tantalizing choices that will take your tastebuds on a culinary journey while you are out at sea. The two main restaurants, Azura and Tsars, doll out traditional breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu items but offer completely different dining atmospheres. O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill is a popular casual dining restaurant where you can savor the tastes of Ireland and America in a European-style pub setting. Satisfy your taste for gourmet cuisine at one of the Specialty Dining restaurants which include Cagney's Steakhouse, Atrium Café & Bar with The Bake Shop Treats, and Teppanyaki.
Norwegian Jewel's nightly Broadway-worthy entertainment is sure to leave you at the edge of your seat begging for more action. When the sun goes down, head over to the three-story Stardust Theater for shows such as Velvet, a sexy and enchanting musical that portrays the lives of disco legends of the 1970s; Le Cirque Bijou, a thrilling entertainment act filled with acrobatics, crazy stunts, and circus action - minus all of the animal dung; or Rock You Tonight, a larger than life musical performance hosted by the Jewel Production Cast where the band members cover your favorite classic rock and roll songs. The Stardust Theater is a first-class facility featuring comfortable auditorium seating and the best in sound and light quality.
Don't let your daily workout routine go to the wayside just because you are on a cruise vacation! Norwegian Jewel has a state-of-the-art fitness center that makes pumping iron and getting your heart rate up a fun and enjoyable activity. Body Waves Fitness Center is conveniently open most hours of the day and it is home to the finest cardio and strength training equipment around. Up on the top deck, you will also find an outdoor sports complex which features a full-size tennis court, basketball court, and volleyball court; get an intense match going with your family or other guests who are staying on the ship. On the top deck, you will also find a jogging and walking track with a view as well as swimming pools and hot tubs. Get the best low impact or high-intensity workout you have ever had with the help of one of the ship's personal trainers.
Rejuvenate your travel weary soul with a trip to the tranquil day spa located on board the Norwegian Jewel. Mandara Spa & Salon is a world-class facility with just about every beauty and spa treatment you can dream up. Indulge in expert health and wellness services such as an aroma stone massage, aroma seaweed massage, a bamboo massage, acupuncture, cellulite treatment, and more. Beauty treatments are also available at this fine spa and include haircuts, manicures and pedicures, teeth whitening, facials, and grooming for men and women. In addition to Mandara Spa & Salon, you can also receive rejuvenation treatments at the Spa Thermal Suite. This relaxing facility will transport you to a state of bliss as you enjoy time on the thermal loungers, soak in the Thalasso Therapy Pool, and sit around in the hot tubs.
When exploring the ports of call on your itinerary, you are likely to encounter many stores and local boutiques showcasing a variety of gifts, food, and souvenirs to commemorate your visit. In between port stops, be sure to check out all of the fantastic shopping opportunities available to you right on the Norwegian Jewel. When you shop aboard the ship, you will not have to pay any taxes or duties on your purchases. The Shopping Galleria is the main shopping hub aboard the ship and it features fine stores like The Galleria Boutiques, a collection of boutique stores that sell a little of this and a little of that; Colombian Emeralds International is a popular fine jewelry store where you will find everything from precious metals to clear cut diamonds. Art Auction Sea is a unique shopping opportunity in which you can head over to the Art Gallery, pick out your favorite pieces of art, and then bid on them during the ship's live auction. The Art Auction at Sea is a great way to score some new art for your collection.
Taking a family cruise provides your kids with a unique opportunity to explore the world around them and learn about what life is like outside of their immediate surroundings. Aboard the Norwegian Jewel, your children will have plenty of enriching activities to ensure they stay busy between port stops. There are age-appropriate activities and events for toddlers all the way up to teens. Entourage is a wild and vibrant club room that is designed especially for teens. It offers a jukebox, dance floor, TVs, a concessions area, and games geared toward young adults. Just like the arcades you remember from when you were a kid, the Video Arcade is packed full of video games and carnival type games that will keep your kids busy for hours. For the little ones, Splash Academy is an enchanting learning center where kids can interact with their shipmates as well as do arts and crafts, take part in story-time, and play games.
If you are feeling lucky, stop by Jewel Club Casino and try your hand at winning it big! Jewel Club Casino is part of the Casinos at Sea program and offers plenty of games that will keep you intrigued for hours. The casino features a colorful atmosphere that mimics what you would find at a popular Vegas casino, without all of the people to navigate through. At Jewel Club Casino, you are welcome to join in on a poker tournament, a game of Texas Hold 'Em, Roulette, Black Jack, or Craps, just to name a few. The casino also has many slot machines with fun sound and visual effect. Plays range from a penny to $100 depending on just how lucky you feel.