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Western Caribbean Cruises

Snorkeling in Cozumel (Photo: Brian Lasenby/Shutterstock)

About Western Caribbean Cruises

If you're looking for adventure, the Western Caribbean should be your choice. Visit ancient ruins near Cozumel and Progreso in Mexico, snorkel around the reefs in Belize or Roatan, Honduras; or simply soak up the sun in the Cayman Islands and Jamaica.

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Celebrity Reflection
Celebrity Reflection

13 Night
Spain & Bermuda CruiseDetails

1,861 Reviews
Leaving:Fort Lauderdale
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Apr 23, 2023
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Norwegian Getaway
Norwegian Getaway

5 Night
Western Caribbean - Miami Details

3,013 Reviews
Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Jan 28, 2022
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Celebrity Apex
Celebrity Apex in the Bahamas (Photo: VitaminSea53/Cruise Critic member)

7 Night
Key West, Belize & Grand CaymanDetails

27 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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Celebrity Apex
Celebrity Apex in the Bahamas (Photo: VitaminSea53/Cruise Critic member)

5 Night
Puerto Plata & Bahamas CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Jan 3, 2022
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5 Night
Key West & Mexico Holiday CruiseDetails

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Dec 29, 2022
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Jan 9, 2022
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6 Night
Key West, Grand Cayman & MexicoDetails

2,148 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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7 Night
Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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5 Night
Western Caribbean - Miami Details

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Jan 3, 2022
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6 Night
Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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6 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Feb 6, 2022
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4 Night
Mexico CruiseDetails

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Dec 26, 2021
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6 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

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

Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
Feb 12, 2022
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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6 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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6 Night
Bahamas & MexicoDetails

Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
Jan 3, 2022
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7 Night
Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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5 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Nt Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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5 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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What is the best time to cruise to the Western Caribbean?

Western Caribbean cruises -- calling on ports like Cozumel or Progreso in Mexico or Falmouth, Jamaica --  are available year-round with the winter months being the busiest. Great deals and lighter crowds can be found in the summer months, but hurricanes can be a serious threat from May through October.

Which cruise lines go to the Western Caribbean?

Most cruise lines including Carnival, Celebrity, Princess , Disney, Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Norwegian Cruise Line and Viking Ocean Cruises all feature Western Caribbean itineraries. Luxury cruise lines like Regent Seven Seas and Silversea also frequent the region.

What are some things to do in the Western Caribbean?

From beautiful beaches to incredible Mayan ruins there are tons of shore excursion options in the Western Caribbean. Try snorkeling and diving in Belize City, ziplining or kayaking in Roatan, or unwinding in a cabana on the private island of Harvest Caye (in Belize). For more: Exotic Western Caribbean Cruise Tips.

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

U.S. citizens do not need a passport if their cruise starts and ends in the same U.S. port (like Galveston), but it is highly recommended to still travel with one in case of emergency.

What should I pack for a cruise to the Western Caribbean?

Lightweight, breathable clothing, beachwear and sun protection are musts. If you're planning on more active excursions, be sure to pack sturdy, comfortable shoes as well. Bug repellant might also be a good idea, especially in the summer.

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