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Caribbean Cruises

Trunk Bay, St John Island, US Virgin Islands (Photo: Sorin Colac/Shutterstock)

About Caribbean Cruises

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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Serenade of the Seas
Serenade of the Seas

7 Night
Western Caribbean Holiday CruiseDetails

1,605 Reviews
Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Dec 24, 2022
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Jewel of the Seas
Jewel of the Seas

9 Night
Southern Caribbean HolidayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Dec 22, 2022
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Wonder of the Seas
Wonder of the Seas (Image: Royal Caribbean)

5 Night
Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Apr 15, 2022
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Celebrity Summit
Celebrity Summit

5 Night
Western CaribbeanDetails

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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2 Night
Perfect Day Getaway CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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9 Night
Southern Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Bayonne
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Oct 26, 2022
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10 Night
Ultimate Southern CaribbeanDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Jan 2, 2022
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

597 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Oct 30, 2021
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9 Night
Southern Caribbean CruiseDetails

2,147 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Feb 11, 2022
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4 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Oct 25, 2021
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9 Night
9 Nt Puerto Rico, St. Thomas & St. KittsDetails

23 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Nov 4, 2021
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4 Night
Bimini & Bahamas Holiday CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Dec 23, 2021
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8 Night
Southern Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Eastern Caribbean - Port Canaveral Details

Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Nov 13, 2021
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Perfect Day Bahamas CruiseDetails

Leaving:Bayonne
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Oct 24, 2021
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7 Night
Eastern Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Oct 31, 2021
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5 Night
Bahamas & Perfect Day CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Nov 27, 2021
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7 Night
Eastern Caribbean - New York Details

Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Dec 5, 2021
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10 Night
Eastern Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Jan 14, 2022
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8 Night
Southern Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Oct 23, 2021
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6 Night
Key West, Grand Cayman & MexicoDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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4 Night
Bimini & Bahamas CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Nov 25, 2021
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5 Night
Bahamas & Mexico CruiseDetails

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Nov 3, 2021
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What is the best time to cruise to the Caribbean?

The Caribbean is a year-round cruise destination spanning a region containing thousands of islands. Traveling during shoulder seasons in fall and spring months help to avoid crowds in port. For more information: Best Months to Cruise the Caribbean.

Which cruise lines go to the Caribbean?

The Caribbean is arguably the most popular cruise destination, and therefore nearly every cruise line has itineraries across the Eastern, Western or Southern Caribbean -- from the world's largest ships to small sailing yachts. Examples of cruise lines that go to the Caribbean include MSC Cruises, Norwegian, Holland America, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Viking Ocean, Princess and Windstar. To help you decide: Compare Top Cruise Ships in the Caribbean.

What are some things to do in the Caribbean?

Apart from beaches and bars, the Caribbean contains endless islands with unique identities that offer historical and cultural attractions as well as active pursuits. Hike the Virgin Islands National Park in St. John, USVI; snorkel an underwater sculpture park in Grenada or zip line in an eco park in St. Maarten. For just a sample of what to do, check out: Best Western Caribbean Shore Excursions.

Do you need a passport to take a cruise to the Caribbean?

You can visit the Caribbean without a passport on a closed-loop sailing (one that begins and ends in the same U.S. port). Examples include cruises that depart and return to Galveston, Tampa, Baltimore or Orlando. Some Caribbean ports, including Martinique and Guadeloupe, will not allow cruisers to get off the ship and enter the country without a passport, so check your itinerary and cruise line instructions.

What should I pack for a cruise to the Caribbean?

In addition to your lightweight clothes, pack sun protection while visiting the Caribbean -- and consider reef-safe sunscreen and bug spray. Sun showers can happen, so a thin waterproof layer or umbrella might keep you dry during a surprise thunderstorm.

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