First stop on your adventure is the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay, perfectly situated in central Miami near popular attractions including South Beach and the Miami Art Deco District, Miami Seaquarium, American Airlines Arena and even the Port of Miami. An abundance of amenities are offered to ensure you have a stress-free start to your holiday, including on-site barber and beauty shop, concierge desk, on-site laundry, gift shop, 24-hour room service and local restaurant dinner delivery. Keep your muscles moving at the hotel’s fitness centre, outdoor pool and whirlpool or discover the array of activities nearby, such as snorkelling, sailing, cycling and walks along beachfront jogging and fitness trails.
The Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay also features a range of eateries including Catch Grill + Bar, Espressamente Illy Café and 180° Pool Bar for light bites and cocktails poolside.
Guestrooms at the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay are perfect for families, with a range of plush bed combinations and connecting rooms for families wanting more space to unwind. Extensive in-room amenities make guestrooms the ideal place to relax featuring air-conditioning, 24-hour room service, coffee maker and tea service, mini refrigerator, hair dryer and marble bathroom with bathtub. Lay back on a soft pillow-top mattress for a restful night’s sleep and enjoy a movie night watching the 37” TV with LCD screen and premium channels as well as pay-per-view movies.
For a prime Miami location, convenient in-room amenities and an array of on-site facilities for the whole family to enjoy, the Marriott Miami Biscayne Bay is a superb choice.
The simply spectacular Pelican Grand Beach Resort is the ‘it’ place to be in Fort Lauderdale right now with luxurious, recently-refurbished rooms. Most rooms feature calming ocean views and there’s even a relaxing pool, complete with Fort Lauderdale’s only lazy river. On-site, there are also three eateries: spectacular beachfront dining at OCEAN2000, poolside cocktails at O2K Lounge and even a traditional ice cream parlour, The Emporium.
Boasting 500ft of private beach, the Pelican Grand Beach Resort really is a private corner of paradise. Echoing iconic Floridian resorts of the past with its opulent, sophisticated ambiance, high-standards of friendly service are met with luxury touches, such as the attentive beach attendants and waiting staff at the poolside bar, to offer guests a fabulous welcome to Fort Lauderdale. Take your relaxation to the next level, and head to the rooftop PURE Spa, inspired by Swedish well-being, this spectacular boutique spa blends stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean with cabanas and calming spaces to relax in. Featuring everything from Swedish massages to more exotic treatments, such as the Papaya Body Polish, the natural products from Maria Akerberg, the resort’s exclusive partner, will allow you to drift into a state of sheer calm.
Breath-taking, chic guestrooms bring the Atlantic Ocean into your room with details such as marine-inspired artworks, ornaments and subtle colour schemes drawing inspiration from the beaches beyond the room’s walls. Guestrooms feature magnificent views of the ocean or city, but each room features a King-size bed, Luxe bath and rainfall shower, cosy sitting area, plush bedding and Keurig coffee maker and mini refrigerator. Alternatively, double Queen rooms are ideal for families seeking a modern, sophisticated stay. Glorious seaside suites come in a range of sizes, making them perfect for guests wishing to make the most of the resort’s fabulous location. Suites also feature a private furnished balcony area and a stylish living area, with a loveseat sofa bed. Superior seaside suites boast reserved lounge chairs, an umbrella, complimentary bottled water and an exclusive VIP beach entrance for unparalleled luxury.
The Pelican Grand Beach Resort is a marvellous choice to recharge your batteries in Fort Lauderdale before the breath-taking cruise through the West Caribbean. Exuding luxury and modern sophistication, despite recently being renovated, it still echoes the classic Floridian glamour of historic resorts.
Spend the second half of your trip on board the Norwegian Encore. Norwegian’s newest ship, the last in the Breakaway Class, takes cruising to another level. Designed to have all guests saying “Again! Again!” once will never be enough, the experience will leave you wanting to return. State-of-the-art amenities combined with luxury and new thrilling activities will provide a trip of lasting incredible memories. Suited to all ages, families, couples, friends and solo travellers are also well catered for; the Encore is an achievement to be enjoyed by all.
Amazing new activities will not disappoint on this fantastic ship. Zoom through the finish line on the largest race track at sea at Encore Speedway. Now over 1,100 feet of carting action there’s four high-speed curves that extend 13 feet over the side of the ship! Spectators are in on the action too, from the middle of the track in a covered viewing area they can use laser guns to turbo boost their favourite racer past the finish. The entire back of the ship is home to the lost city of Atlantis, the stage for an epic battle of laser tag fused with augmented reality technology. Complete your mission with a high-tech twist, uncover hidden treasure and roam through the largest open-air laser tag at sea. By day or night this is an attraction guaranteed to be repeated. Continue your adventures in augmented reality at the Galaxy Pavilion, a virtual reality world unlike anything seen before with immersive VR experiences and thrilling simulator rides. Solve puzzles and an escape room then come back and do it all again.
If you’ve always wanted to be suspended 159 feet above the ocean reaching 11 feet off the side of a ship then the Encore is for you! An exhilarating double loop slide is the dare devil’s dream. Slide around at the Aqua Park or let the kids loose at the Kids’ Aqua Park. Try your luck at the Encore Casino or enjoy an energising workout at the Pulse Fitness Centre. If something a little more laid back is your style then order a cool cocktail and lounge by the pools and hot tubs or head to the spa, making sure you leave enough time to check out its Salt Room and Snow Room. Shopaholics can enjoy some retail therapy at the range of shops on-board, ranging from fine jewellery to handbags and beauty; enjoy tax and duty-free shopping with massive savings on famous brands including Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Kate Spade.
Kids will love discovering Splash Academy with complimentary sports competition, activities and creative play for kids of all ages. Themed adventures and parties, as well as supervised Group Sitting on port days mean adults can enjoy family time together or a romantic night out. Entourage Teen Club boasts music, video games, movies and dance parties, which are the perfect ways to make new friends on-board.
Showtime on the Encore is all bright lights and Broadway shows with dazzling performances that will have you dancing in your chair. Put on your sparkly high-heeled boots and watch Kinky Boots, a six time Tony Award winner exclusive to Norwegian Cruise Line. With new bars and shows the Encore has so much evening entertainment to enjoy of high quality the choice is yours. Rock along to the hits at the British pub or dance to the tunes of a New Orleans speakeasy at Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical. Talented stand-up comedians start the night in the right way before a DJ spins the hottest tunes throughout the night at Social Comedy and Night Club. The Cavern Club, inspired by the iconic Liverpool club where The Beatles performed, is home to superb live entertainment including a Beatles cover band.
Dining on the Norwegian Encore is a real treat. Included dining experiences include three main dining rooms from buffets to casual café-style dining with options the whole family will love. Treat yourself to a special dinner out at one of the speciality eateries, including the American Diner, Los Lobos’ premium Mexican fare, and a range of other restaurants inspired by the world’s favourite flavours.
State rooms on Norwegian Encore are luxuries and filled with convenient amenities. The Haven is a paradise of modern, lavish bliss featuring balconies, luxury showers and breath-taking views. Enjoy a dip in the pool or relax in the hot tub, this private sanctuary is a perfect escape. With access to your own Haven restaurant and bar this exclusive retreat provides relaxation of a new level.
Spa Suites are ideal for those seeking a pampering spa experience at sea with easy access to the Spa and Fitness Centre, these tranquil retreats include a balcony to unwind and relax. Complimentary access to the Thermal Suite provides sweeping views from your heated lounger.
Mini-suites are perfect for families with fine touches and enough room to relax. Adjoining staterooms are also another option for families or friends travelling together. Balcony suites offer floor-to-ceiling glass doors and stylish enhancements.
Solo travellers are also spoilt rotten with a full-size bed, separate bath area and private access to Studio Lounge – no single supplement required! As a studio guest you have an exclusive key card to access the Studio complex where you can have a drink, order room service, watch the big-screen TV and meet your neighbours, what a great idea!
Norwegian really has thought of everything with this new ship, the Encore will leave wanting more after every visit. It really is that good, try it and see!
Combining three fabulous destinations with a range of activities everyone will love, this cruise and stay offer is the perfect holiday choice for families, couples and friends alike. Call one of our travelplanners 020 3542 8888 to book this cruise and stay offer today!