Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), the innovator in global cruise travel, announced the arrival of its second Prima Class ship, the all-new Norwegian Viva, to the beautiful shores of San Juan, Puerto Rico, for a season of Caribbean sailings through April 2024, making it the newest ship to sail from “La Isla del Encanto.”
The ship, which was recently christened with a star-studded event in Miami, is set to embark on its first seven-day Caribbean voyage offering guests a warm-weather escape through some of the most picturesque and sought-after tropical islands.
Now through April 2024, Norwegian Viva, will homeport in San Juan and offer port-intensive seven-day Caribbean voyages, allowing guests to wake up each day in a new tropical island paradise. The itinerary includes calls to Tortola, British Virgin Islands; St. John’s, Antigua; Bridgetown, Barbados; Castries, St. Lucia; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Notably, the voyage offers an unparalleled experience with no days at sea, ensuring travelers can make the most of their time in these breathtaking destinations.
“We are excited to bring Norwegian Viva to Puerto Rico and offer our guests the opportunity to explore this remarkable island, which serves as a perfect centrally located homeport that allows us to take them to some of the most beautiful and culturally rich destinations in the Caribbean,” said David J. Herrera, President of Norwegian Cruise Line. “The arrival of Norwegian Viva to San Juan is another milestone in our commitment to delivering best-in-class cruise experiences, with port-intensive itineraries that provide our guests with the best value for their dream vacation.” In April 2024, Norwegian Viva will return to Europe for a second season sailing a variety of Mediterranean and Greek Isles itineraries, offering passengers the chance to immerse themselves in the beauty and culture of Europe.
Norwegian Viva is the second of six vessels in the company’s groundbreaking Prima Class and sister ship to the award-winning Norwegian Prima. The elevated offerings of the Prima Class prioritize the guest experience and raise the bar on cruising through world-class cuisine, the brand’s most spacious design yet, and stellar onboard activities including the Viva Speedway- the three-level racetrack. Norwegian Viva features many of the outstanding onboard experiences that puts the Prima Class in a league of its own including Indulge Food Hall, the upscale food market exhibiting 11 unique eateries; the fastest slides at sea, The Drop and Rush; and NCL’s industry-exclusive sustainable cocktail bar, the Metropolitan Bar.