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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.
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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Tampa -> Cruising -> Grand Cayman -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Tampa
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Galveston -> Cruising -> Progreso -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Galveston
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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Progreso -> Cruising -> New Orleans
77% Loved It
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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Progreso -> Cruising -> New Orleans
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Houston -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Harvest Caye -> Roatan -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Houston
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 ...
My wife and I are ten-time cruisers, mostly on the Eastern Caribbean. We had not cruised on NCL for decades, staying true to Royal Caribbean for service, food and reliability. Here are 7 tips, followed by a brief statement of ‘review’ ... Read more
Big Disappointment DebbieAlford
05/15
Beautiful ship with great shows but that's about it. Very disorganized. Long lines and slow service. Poor selection and quality of food. Service charge for room service after midnight. Very limited options for food other than standard meal times ... Read more
I don't even know where to start. More than once we thought we might be on a "candid camera" show as the situations were so ridiculous. My husband and I were travelling in a group of 28; 20 high school seniors, 8 adult chaperones. ... Read more
05/15
Just returned from the Getaway 5/16 Awesome cruise, beautiful ship! Embarkation-we arrived around 11:30, we have never had to wait in line outside before that was a bit warm but was on the ship within 35 min. Cabin- balcony room floor 9 ... Read more
It was my birthday vacation with my boyfriend and it was a first cruise for me! I did not know what to expect but I knew it was going to be great, cause a lot depends on on us and our attitude. I did not have a lot of expectations as I had no idea ... Read more
My wife and I chose the Getaway for our 25th anniversary cruise. we honeymooned with NCL and looked to them again. We did look at other cruise liens this time and ended up with Norwegian. We were not disappointed. From the accomodations to the ... Read more
Sailed once previously on Royal. Vision of the Seas through Norway. Was a good experience. At that time the Vision had no specialty restaurants so we ate at the MDR every night and we were pleased with the choices, flavor, service, etc. Begin by ... Read more
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