Great Stirrup Cay is Norwegian Cruise Line's private Bahamian island.
The 250-acre/100-hectare island recently underwent a major, two-phase renovation: The company invested US$20 million on the upgrade.
During the first phase, NCL created a new entrance channel for tenders and built a new arrival area, allowing for an expansion of the island's main beach area.
Additions in phase two included food and beverage areas, a marina, private beachfront cabanas, a bandstand, a straw market and a c... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.