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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.
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Rain forest hikes, sunset sails: For shore excursions, the Southern Caribbean has it all.
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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
78% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> Antigua -> St. Maarten -> St. Thomas -> San Juan
89% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> St. Thomas -> St. Kitts -> Barbados -> Dominica -> St. Maarten -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades)
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> St. Kitts -> Cruising -> Aruba -> Curacao -> Cruising -> San Juan
Antigua
Antiguans like to boast that they have 365 beaches -- one for each ...
Aruba
"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
Barbados -- or B'dos, as the locals abbreviate the name -- was a ...
Bequia
Deep in the Southern Caribbean is a tiny green island, just seven ...
Bonaire
Shy pink flamingoes, gentle sad-eyed donkeys and elusive sea horses ...
Curacao
The brightly hued island of Curacao, 42 miles east of Aruba, is part ...
Dominica
A visit to Dominica (pronounced Do-min-EE-kah) promises to be unlike ...
Grenada
To the uninitiated, the Southern Caribbean island of Grenada is ...
Martinique
Martinique is one of four islands in the Caribbean that's part of ...
Nevis
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. ...
Getaway ... don't go! Dit Clapper
01/15
This was our 38th cruise - 21st on Norwegian. We are already NCL "frequent flyers" who are loyal to the company. We have been on all of their ships except this one. We couldn't wait to get there.  It didn't take long to realize we made a ... Read more
Fabulous cruise MosesandEli
01/15
We booked this cruise just 4 days before we flew to Barbados to pick it up. I had read some reviews and was a little concerned but had absolutely no reason to be. Our cabin was beautiful an outside on deck 3 with a king size bed and loads of floor ... Read more
Loved the Quantum mnbgrandparents
01/15
Don't know why only about 40 percent of past cruisers have given the Quantum this low rating. Four is us rated it around 75-80 percent. Had a great cruise. Balcony stateroom was large with tons of storage space; shower was roomy compared to all ... Read more
01/15
Embarkation was a breeze. Through the long lines and on the ship in 25 minutes. Found the ship to be clean and in good shape, especially considering her age. The public spaces were attractive. Crew and staff were extremely friendly and helpful. ... Read more
We were very surprised with our trip on Celebrity Summit. As a matter of fact, we had a trip in October with Celebrity Summit to go to New England/Canada for two weeks and canceled the trip while we were still on the ship. We have cruised about 8 ... Read more
01/15
Spent 7 nights doing a Southern Caribbean cruise visiting St Croix, St Martin, Martinique, Antigua & Barbados. This was my First Cruise outside Europe, it won't be my last. The ship was in great condition. Watched 2 of the shows and they were ... Read more
NCL doesn’t have a clue. At least 60%, perhaps 80%, of the passengers on this cruise were over 50. Talk to any one of them and they will most likely tell you that they don’t like the loud music with its thundering bass. At least 80% of ... Read more
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