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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.

  • More about the Western Caribbean

  • What is the best time to cruise to the Western Caribbean?

  • Which cruise lines go to the Western Caribbean?

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Norwegian Joy
Norwegian Joy (Photo: Norwegian Cruise Line)

5 Night
Western Caribbean - MiamiDetails

364 Reviews
Leaving:Miami
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Mar 3, 2025
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Eurodam
Eurodam

7 Night
Western CaribbeanDetails

1,152 Reviews
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
Dec 27, 2023
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Ruby Princess
Ship Exterior on Ruby Princess

7 Night
Caribbean - Western CruiseDetails

1,923 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Feb 26, 2023
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Norwegian Dawn
Norwegian Dawn

7 Night
Western Caribbean - TampaDetails

2,912 Reviews
Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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7 Night
Western Caribbean - New OrleansDetails

3,751 Reviews
Leaving:New Orleans
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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7 Night
Caribbean - Western CruiseDetails

1,923 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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7 Night
7 Nt Western Caribbean & Perfect DayDetails

2,177 Reviews
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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4 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

1,644 Reviews
Leaving:Tampa
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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5 Night
Western Caribbean - Port CanaveralDetails

3,111 Reviews
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Apr 26, 2023
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4 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

2,177 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
7 Nt Mexico, Jamaica, And Grand CaymanDetails

1,903 Reviews
Cruise Line:Celebrity Cruises
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7 Night
Caribbean - Western CruiseDetails

1,923 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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4 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

1,459 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

3,061 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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7 Night
Western Caribbean CruiseDetails

3,061 Reviews
Leaving:Galveston
Cruise Line:Royal Caribbean International
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More about the Western Caribbean

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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