Colourful is perhaps the one word that best describes the Caribbean - and not just literally. Because beyond the incredible hues of sky, water and land, you'll discover different brilliant shades of life that are sure to fascinate and delight all your senses. And this includes what you'll experience aboard the cruise ships you sail on - which are the largest in the world!
Cruises in Caribbean :
Sail to the sunny Caribbean on board a Royal Caribbean or Celebrity Cruises ship.
A variety of itineraries to choose from: short 4 and 5 night cruises versus the standard 7 night ones to slightly longer 9 night cruises. Cruise itineraries cover the eastern, western and southern Caribbean. So take your pick.
Caribbean Cruise Highlights :
Sail to wonderful new places in the Caribbean islands. Go snorkeling in the Cayman Islands, go shopping in the streets of Haiti, go kayaking, riding, surfing, speed-boat racing, golfing... go crazy trying to get all of the Caribbean at one time!
Caribbean Destinations :
Fort Lauderdale is very pretty sight with sail boats of all shapes and sizes bobbing in the harbor. Explore Butterfly World for thousands of species of butterflies or cruise down a canal in this Venice of America.
Basseterre is the capital of St. Kitts. The centerpiece of the town called the Circus is modeled on Piccadilly Circus in London and the green bronze clock is an architectural delight. Colonial houses, natural beaches that line the island present a delightful picture and waits to be explored.
Bridgetown, Barbados is the perennial Caribbean island - full of silver beaches, aquamarine sea and loads of water sports. Sunbathe in the warm sun or sip daiquiris and cocktails, shop for handicrafts or dance away the evening at a lively pub - whatever you choose you will not be disappointed.
Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas is blessed with beautiful beaches and the clearest of waters. Swim, snorkel and sunbathe. Shop for duty free bargains or reggae the evening away at a happening bar - this island has something for everyone!
Falmouth in Jamaica impresses with the Georgian architecture of the buildings, and a visit here is to take step back in time. Take a heritage walking tour to discover historical treasures or raft down the river for an exhilarating experience.
Fort Lauderdale is a very pretty with sail boats of all shapes and sizes bobbing in the harbor. Explore Butterfly World for thousands of species of butterflies or cruise down a canal in this Venice of America.
Galveston in the Grand Cayman is a fun town with things to do for the whole family. Water parks for the kids to enjoy, shopping for handicrafts and beaches for swimming and sunbathing - in all 32 beaches!
Georgetown, Grand Cayman is a popular cruise port in the Caribbean Islands with a harbor full of bobbing yachts and the silver sands of Seven Mile Beach lined with sun worshippers. Water sports and snorkeling in the aquamarine waters are activities that shouldn't be missed!
Key West in the Sunshine state of Florida is waiting to be explored. Take a sightseeing tour on the Conch Train that circles the island or the Old Town Trolley and discover the literary and heritage side of Key West. Once you are done with that enjoy the local seafood on the waterfront and as evening falls dance the night away at a vibrant night club.
Miami is hip and happening. Check out the Art Deco district, sunbathe on the beaches, swing by at South Beach to treat yourself to some mouth watering cuisines or dance the night away in a trendy bar. Whatever you do, Miami never fails to please.
Oranjestad in Aruba is as Caribbean as they come with touches of Dutch influence. Explore the Renaissance Market Place for handicrafts, sunbathe on the sweeping beaches, or explore the flora and fauna of the island.
Philipsburg, St Maarten is French and Dutch at the same time. Cobbled streets lined with little boutiques selling interesting knick knacks, towering cliffs and beautiful coves and beaches that are popular with sunbathers and swimmers. Great water sports for the active person too!
Port Canaveral in Florida is the take off point for many cruises into the Caribbean. The Kennedy Space Centre is a great attraction and so is Disney World an oasis of fun for the whole family. The waterfront named Cove has some interesting eating places - do try the seafood!
San Juan has a vibrant culture and the old and new parts of the city exist side by side. Pastel-colored houses and old churches co-exist alongside glitzy modern buildings, the new and the old merge and give San Juan an identity all its own.
St George's, Grenada presents a pretty picture with its lovely harbor that is lined with colorful houses. The spice capital of the Caribbean the aroma of nutmeg hits you before you dock here - explore the plantations and buy mementos at Wharf Street to remind you of your visit long after you get home.
St. John's Antigua is a beach combers paradise. Colonial history coupled with golden beaches makes it an interesting destination. Waterfront cafes, vibrant bars - all skewered to entertain the visitor.
Labadee, Haiti is the private island owned by Celebrity Cruises. Spend a relaxing day sunbathing and swimming in the blue waters.
Best time to Cruise Vacation :
Anytime is a good time, because the Caribbean is sunny and happy all year round!
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