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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
75% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
82% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> Antigua -> St. Maarten -> St. Thomas -> San Juan
73% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Miami -> Cruising -> Grand Turk -> La Romana (Casa de Campo) -> Curacao -> Aruba -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Miami
78% 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. ...
We returned last week from a southern Caribbean cruise on the Summit. Our pre-cruise travel to the ship was uneventful. Our plane arrived on time and our luggage was in our hands within 20 mins. We grabbed a cab to the ship and were promptly ... Read more
Royal Princess upexplorer2013
My wife and I took a cruise on Royal Princess on March 29, 2015. Prior to leaving, I read several reviews about the ship, most being negatives. After sailing on the ship, my thoughts are somewhat different outcome. From shore, the ship is ... Read more
Love RCCL geronb
My wife and I are age 63 and have been on 5 different cruise lines over the years. Royal Caribbean is our favorite. We sailed out of San Juan on April 12th. We arrived a day early and stayed at the San Juan Airport hotel. We selected this because ... Read more
We just returned from a Southern Caribbean week cruise from San Juan. Very happy with just about everything. We were Aquaclass, so most dining was in Blu. Excellent sommelier and maitre-d. Food was good all nights, sometimes exceptional. Service ... Read more
We are frequent cruisers and this was our first trip on Adventure of the Seas. We have always cruised Carnival - not just for the lower fares - but because of the staff & service. Starting out, Old San Juan is just beautiful and it was our 3rd ... Read more
We have been going on RC Cruises for years, pretty much for the points and discounts. We decided this year that we would break the mold and try the CC for the first time. We expected a very similar experience that we received with their sister ... Read more
Good Ship Katiejane4
Stayed at airport hotel the night before, location convenient but was small and extremely damp. Took taxi to port and also the mall following the cruise. Driving in san juan is an experience. Easy check in after delay due to maintenance on the boat. ... Read more
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