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Sailings
7 Night Caribbean - Eastern
departing from Miami, Florida
Cruise Line Norwegian Cruise Line
Ship Norwegian Breakaway
Departing Sun, Sep 08, 2019
Return Port Miami, Florida
Ports of Call Miami, Florida | San Juan, Puerto Rico | St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands | Tortola, B.V.I. | Nassau, Bahamas
Norwegian Cruise Line
Miami, Florida | San Juan, Puerto Rico | St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands | Tortola, B.V.I. | Nassau, Bahamas
Prices starting from
  • Inside
    Oceanview
    Balcony
    Suite
  • $569 USD $81.29 USD per day
    $599 USD $85.57 USD per day
    $799 USD $114.14 USD per day
    $949 USD $135.57 USD per day
  • $1,598 USD $228.29 USD per day
    $1,848 USD $264.00 USD per day
    $3,048 USD $435.43 USD per day
    $3,098 USD $442.57 USD per day
Port charges of $240 included. Taxes and fees of $178 are not included.
Port charges of $240 included. Taxes and fees of $178 are not included.
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Itinerary
  • Date Date Location Location Arrival Arrival Departure Departure
  • Sun, Sep 08, 2019 MIAMI -- 4:00 pm
    Mon, Sep 09, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Tue, Sep 10, 2019 SAN JUAN 4:00 pm 11:59 pm
    Wed, Sep 11, 2019 ST.THOMAS 8:00 am 6:00 pm
    Thu, Sep 12, 2019 TORTOLA 7:00 am 3:00 pm
    Fri, Sep 13, 2019 AT SEA -- --
    Sat, Sep 14, 2019 NASSAU 12:00 pm 7:00 pm
    Sun, Sep 15, 2019 MIAMI 7:00 am --
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Norwegian Cruise Line
General

Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 51-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising. Most notably, Norwegian revolutionized the cruise industry by offering guests the freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation on their schedule with no set dining times, a variety of entertainment options and no formal dress codes. Today, Norwegian invites guests to enjoy a relaxed, resort-style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea with a wide variety of accommodations options, including The Haven by Norwegian, a luxury enclave with suites, private pool and dining, concierge service and personal butlers. Norwegian Cruise Line sails around the globe, offering guests the freedom and flexibility to explore the world on their own time and experience up to 27 dining options, award-winning entertainment, superior guest service and more across all of the brand''s 16 ships.

Recently, the line was named "Europe''s Leading Cruise Line" for the tenth consecutive year, "World''s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line" for the sixth consecutive year, the "Caribbean''s Leading Cruise Line" for the fifth consecutive year, as well as "World''s Leading Cruise Line" and "North America''s Leading Cruise Line" both for the second straight year by the World Travel Awards. Norwegian''s next new build, the highly anticipated Norwegian Bliss, will be delivered in April 2018 featuring many firsts-at-sea for the global market including the largest race track at sea, award-winning Broadway entertainment, two observation lounges for guests to enjoy stunning ocean and glacier views and more. Norwegian will introduce an additional new "Breakaway Plus" Class cruise ship in 2019 and has six additional ships on order for delivery beginning in 2022.

Ship
Norwegian Breakaway
Overview

Norwegian Breakaway is ready to whisk you away to your best vacation yet. Take a Bermuda cruise and build a pink sand castle, swim with dolphins in the Caribbean or Bahamas, step back into history on a Europe Cruise, or just enjoy relaxing days on a Transatlantic voyage. Named Best Cruise Ship for Families by USA Today, there's something on board for everyone. Breathe in the fresh ocean air and connect with the sea like never before along The Waterfront, a quarter-mile oceanfront promenade lined with restaurants, bars and spectacular views. Indulge in more than 25 dining experiences, including three new, dedicated seafood venues. And enjoy dazzling Broadway performances - Rock of Ages, Burn the Floor and Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy. Norwegian Breakaway offers magnificent amenities at sea.

Cafes, Bars, & Lounges

Atrium Cafe & Bar
Serves frozen coffees, espressos, cappuccinos, teas, pastries and cookies.

Bar 21
The sounds of the slot machines and cheers of the crowd at the neighboring casino won't distract you from noticing this stunning, intimate bar. It could easily become your favorite haunt, especially late at night.

Bliss Ultra Lounge
Cruise into the clubbing scene at Bliss. Dance to a different beat and feel the excitement as you walk through the lit tunnel to the illuminated bar. It's electric. Bliss is a top hot spot every night of the week. Experience it.

Fat Cats Jazz & Blues Club
Dark wood floors. Exposed brick. Legends of decades past hanging on the walls. From the moment you step inside, you'll feel you're in a swingin' New York City jazz club. Whether you're watching a five-piece performance inside or sitting outside on The Waterfront enjoying a drink, the ocean breeze and the cool sounds, this is the place for some of the best live jazz and blues music you'll hear at sea.

Garden Cafe Bar
Our quintessential buffet modeled after a traditional English garden serves up complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner - and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide picturesque ocean views. Action stations include meat-carving, made-to-order pastas, omelets, waffles, soft-serve ice cream and more.

The Haven Lounge (Private Access for Guests of The Haven Only)
Salute the good life in this elegant lounge offering exclusive access to The Haven guests. Light bites are available.

Ice Bar
A unique arctic-like frozen chamber, guaranteed to give guests the ultimate chill. The bar, seating and glasses are made entirely from ice and the bar is kept at 17 degrees Fahrenheit.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Sea
Quit searchin' for your lost shaker of salt, it's right here at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Sea, only on Norwegian Cruise Line. Take a bite out of paradise with signature items like the Cheeseburger in Paradise. Sip on a Who's to Blame Margarita. Or sit back and groove along to island-inspired music at this specialty dining venue. Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, this isn't just a restaurant. It's a state of mind.

Maltings Beer & Whiskey Bar
Sit starboard, right alongside the sea where the view is intoxicating. Good times flow indoors, too. With a unique international variety of spirits and an impressive list of imported and domestic beers, you can sip your way around the world without leaving your chair in air-conditioned comfort.

Mixx Bar
Mingle with new friends and enjoy live piano at Mixx, a modern classical, pre-dinner gathering place between two of our most popular dining spots.

O' Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Dine on reinvented Irish pub classics while sipping your favorite draft beer, all in a casual atmosphere open 24 hours a day. There's no cover charge to dig into your favorite comfort foods and savory Daily Specials, such as Prime Rib and All-You-Can-Eat Ribs, or shoot a game of pool while taking in a sports game.

Prime Meridian Bar
Between Cagney's Steakhouse and Moderno Churrascaria, take a seat, order your favorite beverage and be a part of the action of 678 Ocean Place.

Shaker's Cocktail Bar
Happy hour comes shaken or stirred at this classic martini bar with a twist. Join the martini crowd for some cosmopolitan ambiance or try the latest, modern concoction made to your liking.

Spice H2O
Inspired by the renowned summer beach parties on the island of Ibiza, Spice H20 is an adult-only escape with contemporary Asian influences. By day, lounge beside hot tubs and a soothing waterfall; by night, it's a whole different beat. Let loose and dance beneath the stars as vibrant images display on the huge video screen. Spice H20 will add pizzazz to your palate too, with its unique offerings of snacks and appetizers.

Vibe Beach Club
Guests will jump for joy upon discovering this private retreat where they can connect with the ocean - and disconnect from everything else. Exclusively for those 18 and over, Vibe Beach Club is resplendent with ocean views, an over-sized hot tub, chaise loungers and a relaxing water feature - ideal for relaxation. A full-service bar, water spritzers, chilled towels and skewers of fruit ease you even more into serenity. A limited number of passes will be available for purchase onboard at the Guest Service Desk.


Entertainment

Burn The Floor
Ballroom dancing reinvented. From Broadway to Norwegian Breakaway. Burn the Floor is a sizzling and sexy show based on the world-renowned Broadway performance, this non-stop, 45-minute extravaganza is amazing. "Audience-dazzling! Swiveling hips, steamy embraces and high-octane tempos. A non-stop display of pop variations on classic styles, performed with precision and polish" writes Charles Isherwood, The New York Times. From Harlem's Hot Night at The Savoy, where the Lindy, Foxtrot and Charleston were born, to the Latin Quarter, where the Cha-Cha, Rumba and Salsa steamed up the stage, experience the passion of many popular dance styles. For a spicier, more intimate performance, check out Burn the Floor as they heat up the dance floor in The Manhattan Room. You may even be asked to step up and show off your best moves. And if you want to brush up on your Rumba, dance and exercise classes are offered throughout your cruise by the amazing dancers.

Escape the Big Top
A carnival takes an unfortunate turn when a circus act goes awry. A magician puts a curse on everyone, and it's up to you so solve the clues break the spell. Do you have what it takes to be the first to lift the curse? Escape the Big Top is fast-paced and full of excitement and intrigue a not-to-be-missed activity for the whole family.

Howl At The Moon
Two musicians. Two pianos. Too much fun to experience by yourself. Bring your friends and your favorite song requests. This is Howl at the Moon, the world's greatest dueling piano show at Headliners, which is exclusively on Norwegian Cruise Line. Come sing and dance the night away as our talented musicians jam out and perform your favorite songs from the 70s, 80s, 90s and today. Want to hear a Billy Joel classic? What about Lady Gaga? Our versatile musicians are up for anything. So get ready for a howlin' good time.

Rock of Ages
A Norwegian Breakaway exclusive, this five-time Tony Award nominated sensation relives the anthems of the 1980's big-hair bands through the story of a girl and boy who fall in love and despite all odds, make their dreams come true. Come see why The New York Times calls Rock of Ages "Absurdly enjoyable." Please note that this show may not be suitable for children.

Wine Lovers The Musical*
Do You Love Wine? Do You Love Comedy? Then we have the show for you! Hailed as "A great evening out" by the New York Post, Wine Lovers - the world's first The Wine Tasting Musical - brings laughs and libation aboard. Join us in Spiegel Tent for Wine Lovers, where you taste six sensational wines and enjoy a lovely lunch, all while watching a hilarious musical comedy about the joys of wine and love.

*Price Per Person: $29.44 USD Adult | $29.44 USD Children

Cirque Dreams & Dinner Jungle Fantasy: The Broadway Hit*
The smash-hit Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, the Broadway Hit was the first show of its kind on Broadway to ignite audiences' imaginations. Now you can see this acclaimed show re-imagined for an exclusive and intimate fantasy adventure on Norwegian Breakaway. After enjoying a delicious dinner, witness Mother Nature's beautiful creations come to life in a fantastical setting with aerobatic feats, award-winning costumes and breathtaking artistry. And if you believe you've seen it all, guess again! Stunning new acts are rotated into the show throughout the year to bring you new jungle dreams

*Price Per Person: $47.19 USD Adult | $47.19 USD Children


Dining

(Complimentary)

Garden Cafe
Our quintessential buffet modeled after a traditional English garden serves up complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner - and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide picturesque ocean views. Action stations include meat-carving, made-to-order pastas, omelets, waffles, soft-serve ice cream and more.

Manhattan Room (Main Dining Room)
One of three Main Dining Rooms, The Manhattan Room is designed like a private New York City supper club. This is a guest favorite with its expansive dance floor and panoramic ocean views from two-story, floor-to-ceiling windows. Don't miss Burn the Floor dance troupe when they heat things up.

O'Sheehan's Neighborhood Bar & Grill
Dine on reinvented Irish pub classics while sipping your favorite draft beer, all in a casual atmosphere open 24 hours a day. There's no cover charge to dig into your favorite comfort foods and savory Daily Specials, such as Prime Rib and All-You-Can-Eat Ribs, or shoot a game of pool while taking in a sports game.

Savor (Main Dining Room)
Savor, our newest Main Dining Room, is stunning in design, with colors like the setting sun over a deep blue sea. The cuisine is traditional with a contemporary flair.

Shanghai's Noodle Bar
Visit our Noodle Bar to enjoy fresh noodle dishes that are prepared just the way you like them.

Taste (Main Dining Room)
Taste is a Main Dining Room serving a variety of culinary delights to please every palate. Floor-to-ceiling ocean views enhance the contemporary cuisine and decor.

The Haven Lounge (Private Access for Guests of The Haven Only)
Salute the good life in this elegant lounge offering exclusive access to The Haven guests. Light bites are available.

The Haven Restaurant (Private Access for Guests of The Haven Only)
A private fine-dining experience for guests of The Haven, serving unique signature dishes and wine offerings from our impressive selection.

Room Service
Available 24 hours a day, simply pick up the phone and order breakfast, lunch, dinner or late-night munchies. A convenience charge of $7.95 will apply to all orders (Continental Breakfast until 10am excluded, Haven Guests are excluded from the $7.95 charge at all times). A 20% gratuity and specialty service charge will be added to all beverages and special occasion menu items.


Specialty Dining (Additional Charge)

Dining aboard Norwegian is about having choices. Enjoy delicious comfort foods as well as more exotic choices from our many complimentary dining options. Or widen your palette further and choose from our specialty restaurants for a cover charge or a la carte. Whether it's a cheeseburger you have a desire for, or Coq au Vin, your dinner is ready when you are. And if you book a Specialty Dining Package, you can savor an array of our specialty restaurants for one special price.

Atrium Cafe & Bar
Relax in the center of the hustle and bustle of the Atrium. Linger with cocktails or coffee in this grand space that offers three-deck vertical views and a two-story Wii wall.

Cagney's Steakhouse
Steak is the standard at our American-style steakhouse. Sip your favorite cocktail as you select from premium choice cuts of Angus beef perfectly prepared. And don't forget to order Cagney's famous Parmesan truffle fries. Oceanside seating available.

Dolce Gelato
Slow churned, dense and intense in flavor, gelato is Italy's answer to ice cream. And our version is the perfect accompaniment to a leisure stroll on your exploration of The Waterfront. Choose from a variety of flavors and drift off in sweet thoughts as you walk in the breeze.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville at Sea
Take a bite out of paradise with signature items like Cheeseburger in Paradise. Sip on a Who's to Blame Margarita. Or sit back and groove along to island-inspired live music at this dining venue.

La Cucina
Buonasera! Enjoy the finest ingredients at our vibrant Italian ristorante. Dine on classics like pasta carbonara or lobster fettuccine. Then indulge in the affogato. Your good evening just got better. Seating options include inside, atrium al fresco or oceanside.

Le Bistro
Norwegian's signature French restaurant featuring Mediterranean, nouveau and classic French cuisine. Our new seating option, Atrium Al Fresco, is reminiscent of sidewalk-style dining - overlooking the social hub of 678 Ocean Place.

Moderno Churrascaria
Looking for a unique experience? Our authentic Brazilian steakhouse is a must. Start with an impressive salad bar, but save room for skewers of slow-roasted meats carved tableside by our Pasadores. Oceanside seating available.

Ocean Blue
Seafood is the star attraction here. In a refined and elegant setting, diners will be treated to dishes created from the freshest fish, the finest ingredients, and perfectly paired wine selections and cocktails.

Teppanyaki
The sizzles and surprises never cease at our authentic Japanese Hibachi restaurant. Sit at a lively shared table as a skillful chef perfectly grills steak, seafood and chicken on a large steel grill.

The Bake Shop
Indulge your sweet tooth with decadent treats available a la carte, such as French macaroons, chocolate pralines, and cupcakes.

The Raw Bar
Located right beside Ocean Blue, The Raw Bar is an easy casual place to grab a snack or settle in for a meal. A menu of oysters, shellfish, crudos and signature wines by the glass keep things light. Counter seating allows for guests to easily dine solo or with a group. This is a perfect place post-show to enjoy a dessert or a cocktail as well.

Vibe Beach Club
Guests will jump for joy upon discovering this private retreat where they can connect with the ocean - and disconnect from everything else. Exclusively for those 18 and over, Vibe Beach Club is resplendent with ocean views, an over-sized hot tub, chaise loungers and a relaxing water feature - ideal for relaxation. A full-service bar, water spritzers, chilled towels and skewers of fruit ease you even more into serenity. A limited number of passes will be available for purchase onboard at the Guest Service Desk.

Wasabi
In the mood for sushi? Pull up stool at this contemporary sushi, sashimi and yakitori bar for some traditional Japanese culinary bites.


Activities

Aqua Park
Seventeen decks above the sea, wind in your hair, sun on your back, ocean views all around, and before you - a stellar selection of liquid delights: five multi-story waterslides, two swimming pools, four hot tubs... more water than ever before. It's a proverbial smorgasbord of aquatic opportunities.

Bliss Ultra Lounge
Cruise into the clubbing scene at Bliss. Dance to a different beat and feel the excitement as you walk through the lit tunnel to the illuminated bar. It's electric. Bliss is a top hot spot every night of the week. Experience it.

Casino
Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Texas Hold 'Em and Poker are a few of the favorites. See why Norwegian has been rated the "Best Cruise Line Casino" of any cruise line for ten years running by the readers of Casino Player magazine and "Best Cruise Line Casino" by Porthole magazine.

Entourage
Entourage is a place where teens can be themselves, hang out, meet new friends and get lost in a world of cool comfort. Ages 13-17 are welcome to this inviting venue, designed like a chic adult lounge, minus the adults.

Kid's Aqua Park*
What could be better than splashing around in an aqua park at the top of the ship? You got it at Norwegian Breakaway Kids' Aqua Park! You'll find colorful, whimsical and larger-than-life figurines surrounding a shallow pool perfectly sized for kids. Slide on in and prepare to get soaked.

*Size and weight restrictions apply and vary by ship/activity.

Mandara Spa & Salon
If being pampered is your idea of a vacation, the Mandara Spa is the place for you. This full service beauty salon and spa offers a wide range of spa treatments to rejuvenate your body and soul.

Pulse Fitness Center
Stay in shape with your favorite workout equipment including treadmills, ellipticals and free weights or even yoga, pilates and spinning.

Splash Academy
It's our biggest kids' area yet! This radical venue was created especially for our young fans, ages 3 to 12 years. Within this two-story facility sprinkled with excitement, kids can do what they do best - be a kid!

Sports Complex*
Our Sports Complex provides three stories of action-packed activities including two new additions that will test your skills like never before. Challenge yourself with our new, largest-at-sea ropes course where you can conquer over 40 elements as you masterfully maneuver through this multi-level structure. For the ultimate thrill, confront The Plank that extends 8 feet over the side of the ship. Cameras capture your conquering moment.

*Size and weight restrictions apply and vary by ship/activity.

Shopping

  • Sandbar
  • The Beauty Shop
  • The Marketplace
  • The Tides
  • The Time Zone
  • Tradewinds
  • Treasures

Ship Facts
  • Passenger Capacity: 3,963 (double occupancy)
  • Gross Register Tonnage: 146,655
  • Overall Length: 1068.3 feet
  • Max Beam: 169.7 feet
  • Draft: 27.3 feet
  • Engines: Diesel Electric
  • Cruise Speed: 22.5 knots
  • Crew: 1,657
  • Year Built: 2013
  • Refurbished: 2018
Decks
Stateroom Legend
  • Stateroom Legend
  • B1 Aft-Facing Balcony
    B2 Family Balcony
    B3 Family Balcony
    B4 Family Balcony
    B6 Large Balcony
    B9 Spa Balcony
    BA Mid-Ship Balcony
    BB Mid-Ship Balcony
    BC Balcony
    BD Balcony
    BX Sail Away Balcony
    H2 The Haven Deluxe Owner's Suite with Large Balcony
    H3 The Haven Owner's Suite with Large Balcony
    H4 The Haven 2-Bedroom Family Villa with Balcony
    H5 The Haven Courtyard Penthouse with Balcony
    H6 The Haven Aft-Facing Penthouse with Balcony
    H7 The Haven Forward-Facing Penthouse with Balcony
    H9 The Haven Spa Suite with Balcony
    I1 Family Inside
    I2 Family Inside
    IA Mid-Ship Inside
    IB Inside
    IC Inside
    ID Inside
    IE Mid-Ship Inside
    IF Inside
    IX Sail Away Inside
    M1 Aft-Facing Mini-Suite with Large Balcony
    M2 Family Mini-Suite with Balcony
    M3 Family Mini -Suite with Balcony
    M4 Family Mini -Suite with Balcony
    M6 Mini-Suite with Large Balcony
    M9 Spa Mini-Suite with Balcony
    MA Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony
    MB Mid-Ship Mini-Suite with Balcony
    MX Sail Away Mini-Suite
    O1 Family Oceanview with Large Picture Window
    OA Oceanview with Large Picture Window
    OB Mid-Ship Oceanview with Large Picture Window
    OC Oceanview with Large Picture Window
    OX Sail Away Oceanview
    T1 Studios
Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Stateroom Symbol Legend
  • Third and/or fourth person occupancy available
    Restroom
    Third person occupancy available
    Stateroom with king-size bed
    Stateroom with queen-size bed
    Up to sixth person occupancy available
    Connecting staterooms. Great for families
    Third, fourth and/or fifth person occupancy available
    Stateroom equipped for hearing-impaired
    Stateroom with facilities for persons with disabilities
    Up to eighth person occupancy available
    Elevator
    Stateroom with double bed
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Deck Eighteen

Deck Eighteen
Destination
Caribbean - Eastern
Sleeping under a palm tree, strolling on endless beaches and eating ice cream while floating in a turquoise sea. What could be further from your everyday world? When you sail the Caribbean you''ll discover how relaxing, entertaining and just plain fun a week really can be. Visit a variety of beautiful islands and escape to paradise on your next vacation.
Ports of Call
Miami, Florida
City Miami

Discover the cosmopolitan beauty of Miami along Florida's fabled Gold Coast. Stroll through carefully preserved Art Deco neighborhoods and witness the trendy lifestyle that is South Beach. Enjoy open-air shopping in the Bayside Marketplace and shop for a bite to eat in Coconut Grove, with its harborside cafes and quaint, artistic settings.

San Juan, Puerto Rico
City San Juan

The fortress of El Morro guards the harbor against long-gone Sir Francis Drake and his British privateers. The colorful streets of Old San Juan retain the Latin flavor of its seafaring past, when this was the heart of the Spanish Main. Sample the fiery rum made here, or indulge in an icy treat made from fresh tropical fruit and enjoy the Caribbean atmosphere.

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
City Saint Thomas

Prior to the arrival of the Europeans, the island of St. Thomas was once inhabited by the Ciboney tribes around 1500 BC along with two other tribes, the Taino or Arawaks and the Caribs. Even today you will be able to find evidence of these late tribes. Also before the European began to form a colony on this island, pirates once roam this island. The most common stories of pirates usually include the names of Blackbeard and Bluebeard who have been known for thieving Spanish ships filled with gold coins and other valuables. In 1917, the Danish flag was a thing of the past and the flag of the United States is a thing of the present.

Due to the beauty of this island, breath taking attractions are everywhere you look. This island is equipped with historical sites such as the Charlotte Amalie to marine parks and beautiful botanical gardens throughout the island. During your visit make sure you indulge in the Nightlife full of calypso music for your listening pleasure as well as great restaurants for your dining pleasure and semi-block parties for your dancing delight.

Tortola, B.V.I.
City Tortola

Nassau, Bahamas
City Nassau

Nassau, the capital of New Providence Island in the Bahamas, is a majestic, scenic adventure that you do not want to miss. New Providence island, Nassau has an attractive harbour, a colourful blend of old world and colonial architecture and a busy port. The tropical climate and natural beauty of the Bahamas has made Nassau a popular tourist destination, with a reputation for relaxing days and an exciting nightlife. Lynden Pindling International Airport, the major airport for the Bahamas, is located about 10 miles west of downtown Nassau, and has daily flights to major cities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean. Summertime temperatures rarely exceed 33 degrees Celsius (92 degrees Fahrenheit) and the winter months have daytime temperatures between 20 and 26C (68 and 80 F), rarely falling below 10C or 50F. The city's proximity to the United States (180 miles or 290 km east-southeast of Miami, Florida) has also contributed to its popularity as a vacation spot, especially after the banning of American travel to Cuba. The world famous Atlantis resort on nearby Paradise Island accounts for more tourist arrivals to the city than any other hotel property. The mega resort also employs over 6,000 Bahamians, the largest outside of government.