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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.
Southern Caribbean Cruise Basics Southern Caribbean Cruise Basics
Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and more: Learn about cruising the southern end of the Caribbean.
Best Southern Caribbean Shore Excursions Best Southern Caribbean Shore Excursions
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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79% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
75% 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 -> St. Maarten -> St. Kitts -> Antigua -> St. Lucia -> Barbados -> Cruising -> San Juan
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
81% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> Antigua -> St. Maarten -> St. Thomas -> 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 ...
Take a look at a map, and you'll instantly see why Guadeloupe ...
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. ...
New Years Cruise Avid_explorer
Having sailed on Celebrity's larger ships we were a little apprehensive about trying one of the slightly smaller ships but there were many positives with this ship compared to the larger ones; there seemed to be more sun loungers and as a result ... Read more
Navigator July 19-July 26: (First time sailing on RCCL) 14 year old son and Dad arrived at Galveston Park-n-Cruise parking at 10:20 a.m. Walked across the street and gave luggage to porter. Got in line outside terminal at 10:30 a.m. As approached ... Read more
Ok Cruise But Not Wow'd Dolphingirl240
My husband and I just returned from our Southern Caribbean cruise. My overall impression of this trip was just average. The ship looked tired and needs a little bit of maintenance to restore it to what one would expect of a Royal Caribbean ship. ... Read more
We've taken a lot of cruises, and quite a few on Carnival. This was our worst cruise yet (and back in the 70's Carnival was pretty bad). We cruise with a total of eleven people, five of them kids. First the whole ship was just dirty, stuff just ... Read more
This is our 8th cruise on RC; our 2nd without our adult children. We had an interior, so we could add airfare and leave from San Juan. We used RC airfare offer because at the time it plus transfers were cheaper than Southwest. Usually don't do this, ... Read more
Best cruise yet! Kelliott210
We just returned yesterday from our 8 day Southern Carribean cruise on the Sunshine, and I'm so glad I ignored the negativity I read on here from the nay-sayers! This was a WONDERFUL cruise, including staff, entertainment, accommodations, etc, etc, ... Read more
My dear wife and I just returned from our 3rd Southern Caribbean cruise on Carnival and we must say that it definitely did not disappoint. We had a fabulous time. Below you will see my full review. It will be rather lengthy, but I hope it helps ... Read more
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