Welcome to Great Stirrup Cay, an idyllic private island paradise exclusive to Norwegian guests. Unwind on white-sand beaches and enjoy the many ways to explore paradise. Snorkel with sea turtles and colorful fish in warm turquoise waters. Peacefully glide along the coastline in a kayak, or soar high into the sky as you zipline across the island. Craft your own delicious taco at the complimentary Abaco Taco, while sipping on a refreshing drink. Do it all – or nothing at all – the choice is yours.

Historical Port of Great Stirrup Cay possesses legends that include Native Americans, Captain Bertram of the Royal British Navy, pirates, American and Spanish armed forces, and other intriguing figures. The island is located 130 nautical miles east of Fort Lauderdale in the Bahamas’ Berry Island chain. Its varied inhabitants have imbued this stunning island with a charming ambience.

norwegian ncl cruise line great stirrup cay private island


This exquisite resort island is only 250 acres, but it offers a wide range of amenities:

Take Relaxation to the Next Level at
With the incredible expansion of Great Stirrup Cay, you will be able to take relaxing to another level. Unwind at an exclusive, private retreat at Silver Cove where your luxurious villa awaits. Each Villa offers A/C, in villa TV with complimentary on-demand movies, access to the upscale Silver Cove buffet, full private restroom, a retractable glass wall providing unobstructed views and access to the beach.

beachfront cabanas
a welcome pavilion
dining and cocktail areas
a straw market
marina basin
children’s play area
Aqua Park
Since your Norwegian Cruise Line ship cannot dock on the island, you will be ferried over on a tender boat. Once on land, you will melt into the relaxed environment as you gaze out along sparkling white beaches and sapphire waters. Bertram’s Cove Beachfront is nestled in a sheltered lagoon, and offers unparalleled snorkeling and swimming.