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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.
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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Miami -> Cruising -> Roatan -> Harvest Caye -> Costa Maya -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Miami
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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 ...
Havana
Cuba's capital city truly must have been one of the finest cities in ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
P & Oh dear!!! maynich
12/15
After 15 cruises with Celebrity, Royal Caribbean, Princess and even Thomson I feel that I have something to compare this cruise with. As we had done a cruise in September with Ventura but had already booked the New Year Cruise we were very aware ... Read more
New Years Cruise Avid_explorer
12/15
Having sailed on Celebrity's larger ships we were a little apprehensive about trying one of the slightly smaller ships but there were many positives with this ship compared to the larger ones; there seemed to be more sun loungers and as a result ... Read more
Short but Sweet Jacwlyn
07/15
We purchased a category 6A oceanview room as well as "Faster to the Fun." We arrived in Tampa on July 15, and stayed at the Hampton Inn and Suites/Ybor City/Downtown. We purchased a "Park and Cruise" package which worked out ... Read more
Never Again! jkh2md
07/15
Overpriced, overcrowded...just like Disney World. Cabins are too small. Pool are is too small and ill-equipped for the crowd. There are no public areas where you can just sit, relax, and enjoy the ocean view. The food was just average and ... Read more
07/15
The evaluation of the Carnival Ecstasy completely depends upon your perspective. No, it does not compare to some of the nicer ships or more upscale lines. But, if you consider the price, it is a very reasonable value for the price. Embarkation ... Read more
07/15
Just got off of the Carnival Ecstasy today. This was my third cruise and my second Carnival Cruise. I was nervous because my other experience with Carnival was the Splendor which is one of the newer/larger ships. The Ecstasy is one of the older, ... Read more
Great Cruise 2Ready2Cruise
07/15
I have nothing but good things to say about our cruise on the Navigator of the Seas. Room This was the first time we had a balcony. We didn't use the balcony that much but we did enjoy the extra space for the two of us. The bathroom was a ... Read more
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