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Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean

Your first Caribbean cruise is likely to visit the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, which includes the U.S. Virgin Islands, the British Virgin Islands, St. Maarten and Puerto Rico. Enjoy shopping in popular ports such as St. Thomas, or explore Spanish history in old San Juan. And of course, there are plenty of places for beach bums to grab sun and a cocktail.
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.
Best Eastern Caribbean Shore Excursions Best Eastern Caribbean Shore Excursions
Skip shopping and crowded beaches: the Eastern Caribbean also offers more authentic thrills.
Best Beaches: Eastern Caribbean Best Beaches: Eastern Caribbean
Popular public beach or tawny spit of sand: Here are 9 places from Bahamas to St. Maarten to get a jump on your tan.

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76% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Miami -> Half Moon Cay -> Cruising -> St. Thomas -> San Juan -> Grand Turk -> Cruising -> Miami
77% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Baltimore -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Grand Turk -> Half Moon Cay -> Freeport -> Cruising -> Baltimore
85% Loved It
Popular Itinerary:
Orlando (Port Canaveral) -> CocoCay -> Cruising -> St. Thomas -> St. Maarten -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Orlando (Port Canaveral)
Grand Turk
In many Caribbean ports, active excursions such as zip-lining, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. 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 ...
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
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
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
This was our 2nd time aboard The Breeze. We are a 40's ish couple with our 9 year old son. Embarkation was simple....15 minutes tops. I am platinum so we were first on ship. On by 11ish. Headed to our cabin, balcony on deck 9 - 9265. We ... Read more
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05/15
This was our best cruise ever. We have cruised with Carnival before, but Royal is just that step above that make it a vacation. Lorenzo the bartender at Boleros Tequila bar was AWESOME!!!! Not only did he remember my name and every drink I would ... Read more
This was our 5th Disney Cruise, and our second on the Fantasy. Since we live in Florida, we cruise probably 2 to 3 times a year because its such an easy way to travel. We have a 6-year-old son and an 8-year-old daughter, who have cruised with us ... Read more
A little about us... This was the first cruise and the first time leaving the US for my wife and I. We were celebrating our 10th anniversary so we left the kids with their grandparents (We probably would have been happy with almost any cruise just ... Read more
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