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Cruises to the Caribbean

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.
Eastern Caribbean Cruise Basics Eastern Caribbean Cruise Basics
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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Galveston -> Cruising -> Progreso -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Galveston
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Miami -> Key West -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Miami
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Houston -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Harvest Caye -> Roatan -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Houston
73% Loved It
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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 ...
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02/15
This was our 2nd cruise with Norwegian cruise line. Overall, we enjoyed it a great deal and would take another trip on the Sun anytime. Our room (6006) was small, but comfortable. We had a window (obstructed view) that was nice to have, but we ... Read more
02/15
Sailed 21-28 February. We celebrated our 45 th wedding anniversary on this voyage with best friends and have sailed multiple times on Royal Caribbean, Princess, etc and previously sailed on the Epic, which we loved. This ship and crew are amazing. ... Read more
We just got back from a fabulous 6 night cruise through the Windward Islands with Island Windjammers! We are the kind of people who have no desire to take a cruise on one of those monster ships with thousands of people on board and this trip was ... Read more
02/15
We did not love our cruise. It had it's good things and not so good things. Check in was time consuming. Our bags did not show up for several hours to our stateroom. Once on the boat the waiting began. There were always bartenders working very hard ... Read more
02/15
Lets talk about the positive aspects of the cruise first. The dining room staff was attentive, friendly ,helpful. and very hard working.The workout area was quite adequate, clean and well equipped. The stateroom was clean and nicely appointed and ... Read more
02/15
Looking for a good deal on a sunny getaway from a very cold Canadian winter, this year we chose the 6 night Eastern Caribbean cruise on Carnival Breeze. Having sailed on her sister, Dream, a few years ago, we were looking forward to enjoying the ... Read more
02/15
This was an interesting experience for my wife and me... My 4th cruise, her 5th or 6th- and our 3rd Princess trip. To be honest, I'd known ahead of time I wold not be thrilled with the ports, but we were just making an attempt to have a break from ... Read more
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