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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 ...
Timing of the cruise is convenient for us all. Embarkation and Disembarkation was smooth. But sometimes the lines were long. The ship was small compared to others but the service was exceptional. We very much appreciate the cabin ... Read more
Small ship with a Big Heart. Sometimes small ships give you a better experience, enjoying all the entertainment and activities, without getting lost. The Empress of the Seas is a perfect example. Lots of fun and tons of activities. The Cabin ... Read more
Best Cruise! mscibilia
08/16
My daughter, 23, and I had the best cruise on The Empress of Seas! I read a bunch of the reviews before we left and I have to tell you the are just not true!! The ship was awesome, our stateroom perfect and all our encounters with crew members ... Read more
We had a group of 18 family members including 11 first timers. It was a little hectic getting 5 cabins together but we were all on the same deck with an elevator between the two groups it worked out well as the elevator became our meeting place. ... Read more
08/16
We spent an extra day before cruising in Miami, it was fun but expect to pay about $100 for a meal, wow it's expensive! We sailed out pretty much on time. We covered the ship and where everything was pretty quickly, having it be the smallest of the ... Read more

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Empress of the Seas davidimuir
08/16
Empress of the Seas Service staff was way above my expectations. Our dining staff and his assistant were amazing and went way beyond what I expected. Our stateroom staff was also exceptional. They were very attentive and helped out with all of ... Read more
NOTHING TO BRAG ABOUT! Traveling Forever
08/16
The Empress of the Seas was clean and in good condition. The style of the vessel was elegant and you could tell that it had been updated recently. The decorations were tasteful and very appropriate for a cruise ship. However, the highlight of the ... Read more
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