Dance the night away: The best nightlife at sea

If the cruise for you is not only seas, sun, sights, sand and relaxation, you should definitely check the best cruise ships for nightlife. Party is on!

Royal Caribbean

The vessels from the Royal Caribbean fleet offer a non-stop nighttime scene, but the highlight of the fleet are the largest ships in the world – Allure of the Seas and Oasis of the Seas. Guests can chose among a real Broadway show, comedy club or karaoke bar. The disco clubs are multilevel with celebrity DJ shows. The salsa-lovers can visit the Boleros. Starting from November, the line will boast robotic performers and bartenders onboard their newest vessel Quantum of the Seas.

Carnival Cruise Lines

The line offers “something for everyone.” The guest can chose between live musical acts, bars and clubs. The DJ’s onboard are trained by the official DJ for the Miami Heat – DJ IRIE. The comedy club onboard Carnival vessels, Punchliner Comedy Club, offers talent show every night.

Celebrity Cruises

Visit the Sin City, the non-smoking Fortunes Casino or night show at the main theatre. On Solstice-class vessels, guests can swing in a hanging bubble chair when they’re not out on the dance floor.

Norwegian Cruise Line

According to Casino Player magazine, the best casinos at sea are onboard the Norwegian vessels. The line offers also some of the most exiting parties at sea such as the White Hot Party. Great party time is offered in the Bliss Ultra Lounge, the outdoor Spice H20 and the Svedka Ice Bars.

Princess Cruises

The inventor of Movies Under the Stars! Royal Princess and Regal Princess are ideal for night parties around the main pool. Debut this fall will make the Night Sky Lounge. The line offers casinos, discos, live music, production shows and comedians.


The best from the line undoubtedly are the real themed balls. Queen Mary 2 will surprise you with her G32 on two levels.


Crystal Symphony and Crystal Serenity will lure the gamblers with the Crystal Casino. The nightlife onboard the vessels from the line includes production shows, ballroom-style dancing, karaoke and different kinds of entertainment.


The ships from the line will surprise you with their adults nighttime offers. The ships do not have casinos but there are vide range of bars and clubs. One of the most nighttime scene is The Tube on Disney Fantasy.

Costa Cruises

The most popular party of the line is the toga party. The Italians also offer casinos, discos – but be aware the party does not start before midnight! In November the line debuts the Country Rock Club onboard their pleasure ship Costa Deliziosa.

Norwegian takes delivery of Escape

Norwegian Cruise Line took delivery of the 4,270-passenger Norwegian Escape Thursday.

The 164,600-gross-ton ship, which was constructed by the Meyer Werft yard in Bremerhaven, Germany, will make its way to Miami via stops in Hamburg, Germany, and Southampton, England.

It is scheduled to arrive in Miami on Oct. 29 and will be christened by Miami-based musician Pitbull on Nov. 9.

The Escape is the first in the Breakaway Plus class and, as its name suggests, is a slightly larger version of the Norwegian Breakaway and Getaway now in operation.

Among its features is a larger VIP-only Haven area, expanded ropes course, a Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville, the Food Republic dining hall overseen by the Pubbelly Restaurant Group and the Bayamo restaurant by chef Jose Garces.

Per Norwegian tradition, its hull carries a distinctive, colorful design; in this case, it was designed by Guy Harvey.