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Cruises to the Southern Caribbean

Less visited than other areas in the region, the Southern Caribbean has expansive natural beauty and gorgeous scenery. Popular islands include the French West Indies (Martinique, Guadalupe and St. Bart's), lush St. Lucia, Dominica, and Grenada, and the sandy ABCs (Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao). With Barbados and Puerto Rico as main embarkation ports, your cruise vacation begins before you even board the ship.
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Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and more: Learn about cruising the southern end of the Caribbean.
Extraordinary Excursions: Southern Caribbean Extraordinary Excursions: Southern Caribbean
Rain forest hikes, sunset sails: For shore excursions, the Southern Caribbean has it all.
Best Beaches: Southern Caribbean Best Beaches: Southern Caribbean
Need to relax? In Southern Caribbean, life centers around "liming" at the beach. Find out where.

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78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
72% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> Antigua -> St. Maarten -> St. Thomas -> San Juan
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Maarten -> St. Kitts -> Antigua -> St. Lucia -> Barbados -> Cruising -> San Juan
Antiguans like to boast that they have 365 beaches -- one for each ...
"One Happy Island." This, the official motto of Aruba, is plastered ...
Banana Coast (Trujillo)
If you're the type of cruise passenger who is looking for that ...
Barbados -- or B'dos, as the locals abbreviate the name -- was a ...
Deep in the Southern Caribbean is a tiny green island, just seven ...
Shy pink flamingoes, gentle sad-eyed donkeys and elusive sea horses ...
The brightly hued island of Curacao, 42 miles east of Aruba, is part ...
A visit to Dominica (pronounced Do-min-EE-kah) promises to be unlike ...
To the uninitiated, the Southern Caribbean island of Grenada is ...
Martinique is one of four islands in the Caribbean that's part of ...
Nevis is often lumped together with nearby St. Kitts and there are ...
St. Barts
The island of St. Barts, known for its chic French ambience and ...
St. Lucia
Your first look at St. Lucia's lush coast from the deck of a cruise ...
St. Vincent
With little cruise traffic and only one all-inclusive resort, St. ...
embarkation was a breeze. We were on the ship by 12:00. Ship was very crowded. This was a free cruise for us. We were in cabin 7293 balcony. Cabin felt smaller than other balcony cabins on other Carnival ships. But was doable! We picked any ... Read more
This cruise was picked for the ports, I've yet to visit. The terminal in San Juan was quick. I usually get an interior room ( 3579) because I am rarely in it. The attendant was very friendly and often asked how was he doing his job and if I ... Read more
We are a family of 4, girls 8 & 17, sailing NCL for the first time. Previous cruise lines were Disney (Wonder) and Royal Caribbean (FOTS). Overall it was a very nice cruise, consistent with many of the reviews on Cruise Critic. We took this ... Read more
I've read many cruise reviews and am amazed at the things people will complain about, and wonder if those things truly made their cruise a "disaster", "unenjoyable", "horrendous", etc. I believe for the most part you create your own experience and ... Read more
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We have never been disappointed to this level in over 30 years of cruising. Starting with the food: First there were no ice tea or lemonade at the meal, which was a first for us and the 3 other couples with our group. Had to ask for ice, lemon and ... Read more
Just been on the southern Caribbean 10 day cruise and it was awesome. The ship is catered for the old folks and the food is better than other Cruises, but entertainment not as great. HAL allows smoking on the cabins which is the prime reason I like ... Read more
My sister and I debated taking a smaller ship, but loved the ports of call, so finally decided on Legend of the Seas. Over all it was a good cruise. Being a smaller ship, we felt the rocking quite a bit, especially when we got in rough winds the ... Read more
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