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With an island for every taste, the Caribbean is the ultimate place for relaxation. You'll find white sands and turquoise water throughout the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico. Some islands are lush, with rainforests and mountain trails, while others have desert climates and coral beaches. Wherever you visit, taste regional specialties such as conch fritters and get out on the water with snorkeling and sailing excursions.
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The Western Caribbean offers sun and surf, ancient civilizations and eco-oriented adventures. Here's what you need to know.
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U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Maarten: Nearly every cruise line sails these islands, See what's the best.
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Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and more: Learn about cruising the southern end of the Caribbean.

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Amapala
The port of Amapala, Honduras -- located on the volcanic island of ...
Amber Cove
Amber Cove, a new $85 million port purposely developed for cruise ...
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 ...
Belize City
Bordering on Mexico, Guatemala and the Caribbean, Belize is the ...
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 ...
Costa Maya
If you build it, they will come. Costa Maya, located on a peninsula ...
Cozumel
Although Cozumel is Mexico's largest Caribbean island (and its most ...
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 ...
Falmouth
Nearly four years in the making, Jamaica's fourth cruise port is ...
Grand Cayman
Imagine the stereotypical cruise port -- one with white-sand beaches, ...
Grand Turk
In many Caribbean ports, active excursions such as zip-lining, ...
Grenada
To the uninitiated, the Southern Caribbean island of Grenada is ...
Guadeloupe
Take a look at a map, and you'll instantly see why Guadeloupe ...
Harvest Caye
Harvest Caye, a new $50 million project developed by Norwegian Cruise ...
Jost Van Dyke
Part of the British Virgin Islands, Jost (pronounced Yost) Van Dyke ...
Key West
Key West, the southernmost city in the continental U.S., is the last ...
La Romana (Casa de Campo)
La Romana ranks as the Dominican Republic's youngest, smallest and ...
Labadee
Royal Caribbean's Labadee is a 260-acre private beach resort carved ...
Martinique
Martinique is one of four islands in the Caribbean that's part of ...
Montego Bay
The north coast town of Montego Bay makes for a very lively and ...
Nevis
Nevis is often lumped together with nearby St. Kitts and there are ...
Ocho Rios
Ocho Rios, affectionately referred to as "Ochi" by the locals, is ...
Playa del Carmen (Calica)
Just 10 years ago Playa del Carmen was referred to as a sleepy little ...
Port of Spain (Trinidad)
Trinidad is not your typical Caribbean port. Cruise ships dock right ...
Progreso
Progreso, located on the northwest coast of Mexico's Yucatan ...
Roatan
Imagine a place where lobster is a common lunch fare, traffic lights ...
Samana and Cayo Levantado
The Dominican Republic lies on the eastern side of Hispaniola, an ...
San Juan
As an anchor on Eastern and Southern Caribbean itineraries -- not to ...
Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, takes up ...
St. Barts
The island of St. Barts, known for its chic French ambience and ...
St. Croix
The largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix is perhaps the ...
St. John (U.S.V.I.)
Less is more on St. John. It's the smallest, quietest, least ...
St. Kitts
In 1493, Christopher Columbus was allegedly so smitten with this ...
St. Lucia
Your first look at St. Lucia's lush coast from the deck of a cruise ...
St. Maarten
St. Maarten is busier than ever, as cruise lines call on Philipsburg ...
St. Martin
Perhaps the most oft-quoted bit of Caribbean cruise port trivia is ...
St. Thomas
If you cruise regularly to the Caribbean, chances are you'll end up ...
St. Vincent
With little cruise traffic and only one all-inclusive resort, St. ...
Tortola
Tortola and most of the British Virgin Islands are mountainous, and ...
Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda ranks as a popular cruise destination because of its ...
01/16
Great cabin fantastic room attendant Dexter. Dexter was the only person who was available at all times kept room clean and neat. We never saw our concier or Butler not even a phone call from them asking if we needed anything never introduce ... Read more
We stayed at the Pullman Miami Airport the night before our cruise. It was adequate and did have a shuttle to the port. While not glamorous it served its purpose for us. On Saturday 16 January my wife and I arrived at the Port at about 11:30am. ... Read more
Once again, I took my elderly Mom with me on this, our second time on the Breakaway. I have been on 8 previous NCL cruises, and about 20 others. We were delighted when our originally booked 12 day cruise was extended to 14 days, at no additional ... Read more
First and Last George95
01/16
My wife and I flew to New York on 22nd Jan to depart on Norwegian Gem the next day for my first ever cruise. After standing in a long line for a very long time we finally stepped onto he vessel and being very thirsty ordered a latte and bottle of ... Read more
All in all a great trip. Would have been perfect if we had good weather. But NCL has no control over Mother Nature. Embarkation. Was fast and easy we were on the ship in about 30 minutes went to the service desk and put cash down on our room. We ... Read more

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Pros and Cons jalbertfarm
01/16
I/we have been on several cruises with other cruise lines. With that being said I think we are able to reasonably compare.... My husband and I are both 48, both work full time as blue collar workers. We save our money so we can cruise every second ... Read more
01/16
I have been on Norwegian twice in the past, as well as RCL twice and Carnival once. That makes this my 6th cruise. For me, the attraction as always been the free food and the fun activities and this cruise was great for that. We got a very good ... Read more
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