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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
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Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
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Popular Itinerary:
San Juan -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> Antigua -> St. Maarten -> St. Thomas -> San Juan
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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. ...
An Excellent Cruise snorkeljet15
This was our 12th cruise and our 8th with RCI. We have seen many changes to cruising over the past 20 years but cruising is by far our favorite vacation and a great value. We prefer ships the size of the Jewel. You meet people and can actually ... Read more
This cruise was our second time sailing on the AOS. We arrived a day early in San Juan. It's much more relaxing to arrive a day early and less stress at the airport and getting to the port. To avoid the long taxi line at the airport, a porter will ... Read more
Royal Caribbean 7 day cruise on Adventure of the Seas As a first time cruiser I am here to share some things we learned. The first day board the ship as early as possible and enjoy your ship. I recommend flying into San Juan at least a day early ... Read more
This cruise was started as a graduation gift for my 18 year old granddaughter. Grew into a combined family and friend group of 8. The last cabin that we needed, we decided to let Carnival choose, since it was nearing sail date and not much choice ... Read more
I just started cruising a year ago but what a year it's been! RCCL, Carnival, Holland America and Celebrity. I will save any bashing for the 3 runner ups to Celebrity and just focus on this trip. We flew down the day before the cruise and ... Read more
Just About Perfect austin ted
We are 2 sixty-ish well educated professionals. We have sailed on 3 other cruise lines: Holland, beautiful boat, unhappy crew and awful food; Norwegian, good food but borderline cabins on an older ship; Princess, pretty nice all around. What can ... Read more
We just got back from our 11 night cruise aboard the Norwegian Pearl to the Southern Caribbean. We chose this trip due to the itinerary and also to celebrate 2 milestone birthdays. Hopefully my review will cover most aspects of our trip. ... Read more
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