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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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Galveston -> Cruising -> Progreso -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Galveston
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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> New Orleans
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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cozumel -> Progreso -> Cruising -> New Orleans
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Tampa -> Cruising -> Grand Cayman -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> Tampa
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New Orleans -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Montego Bay -> Grand Cayman -> Cozumel -> Cruising -> New Orleans
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 and newest cruise ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 the British Virgin Islands have a reputation among ...
Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda ranks as a popular cruise destination because of its ...
Based on our previous experience on the Norwegian Pearl to the Western Caribbean, we selected the same ship for our Eastern Caribbean adventure. The cruise prior had experienced the norovirus with apparent significant impact on crew and passengers. ... Read more
We returned last week from a southern Caribbean cruise on the Summit. Our pre-cruise travel to the ship was uneventful. Our plane arrived on time and our luggage was in our hands within 20 mins. We grabbed a cab to the ship and were promptly ... Read more
If it wasn't for the awful embarkation of 2 hours, I would have given this a better rating. It was a terrible way to start a trip. MSC was very disorganized and not the least bit sympathetic to having to wait 2 hours to check in. I have never ... Read more
Just OK~~ vanwinkp
04/15
After having cruised on Princess' newest ship-the Regal in January I was disappointed in the Emerald Princess. I know it is older but that shouldn't affect the hospitality aspect of our vacation. Most of the employees were cold and indifferent ... Read more
04/15
We cruise a couple times a year with my sister and hubby, so this was our 7th cruise together and 13 total for myself and hubby. My niece and son-in-law surprised us at the Port of Houston by showing up to go with us. It was a delightful surprise ... Read more
04/15
This trip is our 5th sailing. We have been on Carnival, Norwegian Cruise Line and Princess before. We stayed in a Grand Suite on Deck 6, it was large and relaxing and had large balcony. The steward, IDA, made sure all of our needs were being taken ... Read more
09/14
I love reading the reviews that people post here because clearly there are extremely fussy people in this world. I have decided to add my 2 cents worth to the Carnival Conquest Reviews. :) We booked a 7 day cruise and enjoyed the 4 stops that ... Read more
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