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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.
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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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Skip shopping and crowded beaches: the Eastern Caribbean also offers more authentic thrills.
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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
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, ...
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 the British Virgin Islands have a reputation among ...
Virgin Gorda
Virgin Gorda ranks as a popular cruise destination because of its ...
Our trip, which embarked on March 22, was a relaxed, easy seven day trip. Embarkation took no time and we were in our rooms long before we expected. If you are driving, The Park and Go, is very efficient and accommodating, and will save you money ... Read more
Freedom of the Seas cruise 3/8/2015 emcbeebee@comcast.net
03/15
My husband and I had a great time on Freedom of the Seas. I found it very clean, and the crew kept everything running smoothly. Everybody was overly friendly. Our steward Ralph kept our room neat and tidy. Loved the animal towels.We found the ... Read more
Cruise Crash and Burn Mammasquirrel
04/15
Just stepped off of the Carnival Dream after a 7 day cruise to Key West, and the Bahamas. I gave an "Average" rating because of the ENTIRE cruise experience. There were amazing times and horrible times, I'll start with the good... We ... Read more
We arrived at the port around 11:00am with our two sons ages 12 and 15, we dropped off our luggage and were then directed to bldg C for parking, which is a very quick and easy walk to board the ship. There was many people boarding but they were ... Read more
Azura Cruise Janet Parker
11/14
My husband and I flew from Birmingham via the Dreamliner. We paid the extra £300 for the Premier seats. Well worth every penny. The Cruise itself was fantastic but what a pity P & O don't have a drinks package. Although we don't ... Read more
03/15
This was our second cruise - first being on Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas. Overall the cruise was very good. Staff and service were excellent. What we noticed right away, was - the bars open late and the pools close early! Compared to ... Read more
This was our 7 cruise on Carnival and the first on the Sunshine. Port Canaveral is a wonderful port and have gone out of this port several times before with no delays or issues. The experience this time was not the case as apparently our check in ... Read more
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