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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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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. ...
This was our first cruise on Holland America and our expectations were admittedly high. The Noordam was great, we loved it. Our cabin was nice and decently appointed, except that they don't have CNN. (Why not?)The public areas are comfortable, ... Read more
We were first time Carnival cruisers and had been told that the line skewed toward being a "party boat experience" but with a balcony and a quiet deck we figured that we would be fine. Well.. we were... sort of. Without the balcony we would have ... Read more
Good Cruise but had better. Dave from Barrie
My wife and I are experienced cruisers with this being cruise 9 for us on Carnival. We picked this cruise because of the southern islands which you can not cruise to on Carnival from Florida. We travelled with 2 other couples from Ontario and ... Read more
Quantum 12/1/2014 Robert1943
Loved the ship, everything was beautiful, but it was very confusing with the dining. I would have preferred traditional dining experience I have been used to. I usually eat at least twice a cruise in the specialty restaurants just for a change. all ... Read more
This was my fifth cruise on Carnival Cruise lines and first time on the Sunshine , the ship was very very nice very clean staff was exceptional and the food was really good. We had an ocean view cabin on the second deck cabin was very spacious and ... Read more
Can't believe all the negative comments on here about this ship. Of course there were some imperfections, but overall, we had a great time doing something that a lot of people can't afford or are given the freedom to do. We are lucky in that ... Read more
I have not long returned from the Thomson dream cruise that left from Montego Bay to Mexico, Havana and the Cayman Islands. I have never been on a cruise before and this one was in fact my wifes and my honeymoon. My wife had been on a Royal ... Read more
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