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2022 Bahamas Cruises from Miami: Sail to Nassau, Great Stirrup Cay & More

If you're looking for the perfect warm-weather escape, look no further than a Bahamas cruise. A quick jaunt across the Florida Straits transports you to a colorful tropical paradise like no other. Located 55 miles off the coast of Florida in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bahamas is a chain of about 700 islands known for their stunning beaches and pristine marine habitats.

Norwegian Cruise Line allows you to easily enjoy this little slice of heaven right here on Earth with exciting three- or four-day Bahamas cruise options. All that's left for you to do is relax and enjoy your cruise, knowing you're in good hands. Discover the following reasons why you should take a Bahamas cruise from Miami in 2022.

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Things To Do in Miami Before Your Cruise

Miami is one of the most vibrant cities in the world. It's also one of the most popular cruise ports. Millions of people pass through the Port of Miami each year, making it the busiest port anywhere on the planet. See for yourself why this lively city is so attractive on a Norwegian cruise from Miami. Explore the following fun attractions and activities to see and do before and after your 2022 cruise vacation:

South Beach:

Take a ride along Ocean Drive in trendy South Beach to check out the most extensive collection of art deco buildings in the world. Spend time shopping at Lincoln Road Mall or sunning yourself on the sand.

The Everglades:

Want to see a gator in its natural habitat? Why not take an airboat tour through the Florida Everglades? In addition to alligators, this world-renowned ecosystem is home to snakes, black bears, wild pigs, panthers, and hundreds of bird species.

Little Havana:

Immerse yourself in Cuban culture in the Little Havana neighborhood west of downtown Miami. Sample the food, explore the art galleries, and shop at charming boutiques as you stroll down Calle Ocho.


As Miami's cultural and creative hub, Wynwood offers nonstop energy and good times. This happening entertainment district features an outdoor museum featuring work from some of the world's best graffiti and street artists.

Living area in Key West
Beautiful living area in Key West.

Popular Bahamas Cruise Ports

When you take a Bahamas cruise, you'll stop in at some of the most popular ports in The Caribbean. On your three- or four-day cruise vacation, you get the chance to discover the many highlights in each spectacular port of call. Keep reading to find out more about the best ways to experience each of these three ports:

Key West:

Some of the top attractions in the quaint Florida Keys city of Key West include Key West Aquarium, the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, Old Town Trolley, and the Conch Train.


Must-see attractions on your cruise to Nassau include a visit to Pearl Island, deep-sea fishing, snorkeling, and swimming with the pigs of nearby Rose Island.

Grand Bahama Island:

On the northernmost island in the Bahamas, Grand Bahama Island, favorite activities include the Garden of the Groves nature experience, dolphin encounters, Jeep safaris, and luxury sailing adventures.

Don't worry if you don't have time to research your ports before getting on your cruise from Miami. The Norwegian team does the work for you by carefully selecting various shore excursions to all of the top attractions in each destination. All you need to do is reserve a spot, and Norwegian takes care of the rest.

Norwegian's Private Island: Great Stirrup Cay

Let's sweeten the offering a bit more here. Imagine if Norwegian gave you exclusive access to one of the most beautiful islands in the Bahamas. How would you spend your day? Would you relax in a private beachfront cabana or glide along the coastline in a kayak? Perhaps you'd prefer to zip line across the island or grab a cold drink and make new friends on the beach? You can do all this and more on Great Stirrup Cay, an idyllic island paradise reserved only for Norwegian guests. Every Norwegian cruise vacation to the Bahamas includes a full day for you to enjoy all the beauty and amenities of Great Stirrup Cay. It's one of the many benefits of a cruise vacation with Norwegian.

Cruise the Bahamas on Norwegian Sky

Your adventure begins the moment you step foot aboard your cruise ship. Set sail on Norwegian Sky and prepare to enjoy an unforgettable experience at sea. From lively nighttime entertainment, specialty dining experiences, and relaxing spa offerings to high-energy lounges, each innovative ship in Norwegian's award-winning fleet offers nonstop fun. There's so much to do on your ship that you may not ever want to get off, which is an entirely acceptable option, by the way. After all, it's your cruise vacation, so you get to choose what you would like to do.

Are you ready to book your cruise from Miami? A Norwegian cruise vacation is a great way to escape reality for a while and enjoy some well-deserved fun and relaxation. While you're planning, be sure to sign up for emails to get the latest cruise deals and special offers delivered right to your inbox. Where are you cruising next? Tell us in the comments!