Review of Norwegian Jewel deck 12 (Kids-Teens-Spa-Lido-Pool)
Garden Cafe & Kid’s Cafe (390 seats complimentary indoor buffet restaurant; has an Ice Cream Bar and a special, kids-dedicated area with smaller chairs and tables; Early Breakfast 5:30-7 am, Breakfast 7-11 am, Lunch 12-3 pm, Dinner 5:30-9:30 pm)
La Cucina (fka “Mama’s Italian Kitchen”, 104 seats) is the Italian specialty restaurant (reservations-only, cover charge US$15 PP, kids charged a full cover). The Cucina restaurant is open between 5:30-9:30 pm and has large tables. The NCL Jewel’s Italian dining experience is marked by a casual atmosphere and large portions (perfect for family dinners) and traditional Italian fine wines and gourmet cuisine specialties – pizzas, pastas, seafood, classic salads, freshly baked breads, desserts (including ice cream).
The Great Outdoors (236 seats complimentary outdoor buffet restaurant; Breakfast 8:30-11:30am, Lunch 12:30-2:30pm, snacks 2-5:30pm, and 10:30-11:30pm)
Topsiders Bar & Grill (capacity 248 seats, serves the nearby hot tubs and the sunning area; opens 7 am, complimentary). At this bar’s opposite end, each day on NCL Jewel from 12-1:30 pm are offered complimentary poolside barbecues.
LifeStyles Room (34 seats, books, card games)
Library (24 seats, books, board games, Sudoku)
Card Room (games)
NCL Jewel’s Bora Bora Spa (at surcharge, Mandara Spa, Beauty Salon, treatment rooms, saunas, steam rooms, adults-only pool, 2 Whirlpools)
Body Waves Fitness Centre (open 6 am – 11 pm, gym, complimentary aerobics and fitness classes, Pilates and Yoga are at surcharge)
Sapphire Pools (outdoor family pool with Waterslide/open 9 am-6 pm, 4 Whirlpools, 144 sunbeds, 14 stools and 314 deckchairs, Table Tennis; swimming pool served by Topsiders Bar)
Kid’s Pool (outdoor pool with slides, paddling pool, 1 Whirlpool)
Splashdown Kid’s Club (lounge area for kids between 2 and 12 yo, capacity 28; has PlayStations, WII, indoor kids play area, PC World Library/computers)
Starlight Video Games Arcade (37 arcades, 24 hours)
Club Underground (teen lounge club area, capacity 58, for the NCL’s Entourage teen programme; has air hockey, video games, Playstations, jukebox, dance floor, pool parties).