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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, the Historic Falmouth Cruise Port ...
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 ...
Isla Culebra
The island of Culebra -- the smallest of the Spanish Virgin Islands ...
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 ...
Montserrat
Some of the smallest islands of the Caribbean are home to some pretty ...
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 few all-inclusive resorts, St. Vincent ...
Tobago Cays
This collection of five uninhabited islands comprise much of Tobago ...
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 ...
What a beautiful ship the Escape is! I've been cruising since 1987 (on the incomparable SS Norway), and this was one of my very best cruises. My husband and I are in our 60s (but the *new* 60s-- where 60 is the new 40, you know?), and this was ... Read more
Royal Disappointment StarThrower18
04/16
I wanted to choose a cruise to celebrate my 60th birthday. Something that would be fun and memorable for the whole family. My kids had never cruised before and I was hoping that this would be a wonderful experience and a great introduction to ... Read more
We had an overall wonderful vacation! Our breakfasts and dinners were fantastic every day because of our wait staff. Headwaiter Michael, Team Waiter Made, Asst Team Waiter Jayson, and Team Bar Waiter Patrick were super and treated us like ... Read more
04/16
Carnival has dropped the ball big time. Room was so warm, after 1:00 am it seemed AC turned off. Miserably hot. Dining room food unacceptable, just chose to go to Diamond Steak House. Ship was clean. We had 3 different room cabin stewards. Took ... Read more
Not up to par Hunterjess3
04/16
Embarkation was flawless, from the time we arrived to the port until we were on board only 15 minutes. This is our 21st cruise and 4th on Royal and we felt that it just didn't live up to the normal Royal Caribbean standards. Our cabin was an aft ... Read more

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I chose this cruise as a birthday celebration which turned out to be horrible. The ship is old and in need of a lot of repairs. Balcony cabin was small, curtains were torn and falling apart. Could not turn around in the shower it was so small. Beds ... Read more
04/16
We went with a group of friends, 8 in total. This was our first time on Carnival. Getting on the ship was quick and easy and our rooms were ready when we got on the boat. The ship was outdated but no major problems. Cabin was clean and the ... Read more
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