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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.
Western Caribbean Cruise Basics Western Caribbean Cruise Basics
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.
Southern Caribbean Cruise Basics Southern Caribbean Cruise Basics
Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao and more: Learn about cruising the southern end of the Caribbean.

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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Progreso -> Cruising -> New Orleans
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San Juan -> St. Thomas -> Cruising -> Barbados -> St. Lucia -> St. Kitts -> St. Maarten -> San Juan
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Miami -> Key West -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Miami
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Houston -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Harvest Caye -> Roatan -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Houston
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Miami -> Cruising -> Roatan -> Harvest Caye -> Costa Maya -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Miami
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 and newest cruise ...
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 ...
Havana
Read our slideshow, Postcards from a Cuba Cruise Cuba's capital ...
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 ...
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 ...
Santiago de Cuba
With 1.2 million inhabitants, Santiago de Cuba is the country's ...
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 so smitten with this volcanic ...
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 the British Virgin Islands have a reputation among ...
Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda ranks as a popular cruise destination because of its ...
Celebrity Constellation and Four Eastern Caribbean Ports This is a huge review. It'll likely take you over 20 minutes to read it all. Like my prior reviews, it's filled with incredibly useful information. If it's too much for you to take in at one ... Read more
Fun on the Sun WyomingCruiser
01/15
My husband and I are in our 40's, and traveled with my parents. This was our 10th cruise (all on NCL). We had a great time on the Sun. Embarkation- very easy and organized. Was on the ship by noon. Everybody heads to the buffet, but don't forget ... Read more
Simply Fabulous! saharaga
01/15
Embarkation Our cruise on the Glory started with a long drive in the middle of the night to ensure we made it to Miami on time to board the ship. We chose Park n Fly for parking again because, after reading the horrible reviews for the lots closer ... Read more
The Glory might be showing a few grey hairs and laughter lines here and there, but she is still a beautiful ship and is extremely well looked after by her crew members. In fact, they are almost obsessive about cleaning every single inch of the ship ... Read more
Great short getaway for the winter in the warm caribbean waters. My second time on the Explorer OTS is showing its age. The crew does an amazing job of working it all in harmony with what they have to work with. The Ship has an outstanding cruise ... Read more
01/15
EMBARKATION Embarkation went smoothly once we got dropped off by our shuttle. There is a serious problem with traffic flow at this new terminal. Porters took our bags right at the drop off. It was a very short wait once we got into the terminal. ... Read more
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01/15
I cruised on the Sunshine for the 1st time this month (4th cruise total, all Carnival). I had a fantastic time, but some of the negatives I had heard about the ship seemed true. MDR: Dinner was sloooooooow! My hubby & I ate in the MDR with Your ... Read more
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