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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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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 ...
We just returned from an 8 day cruise on the Sunshine from Port Canaveral. Our ports of call were St Maarten, St Kitts, San Juan, and Grand Turk. I've sailed many times on Carnival (all different ships with the exception of 3 sailings on the Glory ... Read more
02/15
My wife and I went on a seven day cruise with Celebrity and we had an absolutely phenomenal time! It was my wifes first cruise and we were actually down on our honeymoon after getting married in San Juan. Along on the cruise were 16 of our friends ... Read more
The Best! oregoncruiser1952
05/15
I have been on the Freedom twice and she is a Beautiful ship .I had the best time and it is also very clean and the Piano Bar is the Best on the ship . Food is A+, The service was great I do have a small gripe though . I bought the Soft drink card ... Read more
04/15
We took this cruise with 4 other families, all of us had cruise experience with other cruise lines. I was a little concerned after reading a few reviews of Brilliance of the Seas. But I must say I could not have been happier with our experience. ... Read more
Family of 10. Ages 10-75. 1 handicapped. Arrived at the port at 11am. Checking in took longer then usual. Half check in counters were open at this time. All headed up to Windjammer. Always a good selection of food and multiple lines kept the stream ... Read more
This was our second cruise on the Glory. The first was on the Freedom. Being familiar with the class of ship was a great benefit. We had a great over all cruise. the only down side was the entertainment and late delivery of our luggage. It did not ... Read more
Ecstasy with Mom cmecruise1962
05/15
I just came back from a 4 day cruise on the Carnival Ecstasy with my 75 year old mom, who had open heart surgery in March. I really tried hard to make sure everything went smoothly…best laid plans and all that!! Embarkation: I had ... Read more
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