Relaxation comes standard when you choose a Caribbean cruise. You can sail away from your everyday life and find tropical bliss in the islands.
Whether you choose the Eastern, Western or Southern region, there’s so much to do and see during your cruise vacation. Sink your toes in white-sand beaches, or traverse lush mountainscapes. Barter in local island markets for one-of-a-kind treasures, or visit historic attractions that give insight on the roots of the intriguing native cultures. Go tubing down a river, dive headfirst into refreshing waters or zip-line through a rainforest.
All this, and even more when you choose to cruise the Caribbean.
Picture soft white sand, perfectly clear water and warm trade winds swaying your hammock, you’d be picturing the Eastern islands. The Eastern region is great for cruising year round, and may include stops in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the nations of Hispanola.
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Cruise to the Southern region's island paradises which are filled with beautiful beaches, waterfalls, butterfly farms and some of world's best spots for watersports like windsurfing, snorkeling and more. and concerns and replace them with sandy beaches, sunny days and clear, soothing waters.
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The Western islands' warm temperatures and colorful sea dwellers make this a great place to relax on the beach, or cool off in the turquoise water. You'll find exotic rainforests, colorful reefs and ancient ruins sharing tons of history from the Aztec and Mayan cultures.
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Costa Rica is a nature lover’s paradise. With miles and miles of protected nature reserves, Costa Rica is full of fascinating animals, towering volcanoes and roaring waterfalls. Plus, the lively culture and history are just as inviting as the landscapes and scenery.
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Travel back in time with a cruise to Cuba, now possible thanks to improved relations between the United States and Cuba. Charming villas, warm locals and lively streets welcome tourists seeking a change of pace from your typical island experience.
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Cruises to the Dominican Republic offer a unique chance to not only see a beautiful destination, but also contribute to its growth and development as a nation. Impact the lives of the residents while contributing to local communities and taking in the unique culture.
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Things to Do on a Cruise to the Caribbean
Made up of more than 700 islands, the Caribbean is a top vacation destination for travelers the world over. This destination is divided into three regions: Eastern, Western and Southern. While each region has their own distinctions, they all offer wonderful weather, pristine beaches and stunningly clear water that sparkles in the sunlight.
Soak in the sun. One of the main reasons this destination is so sought after is its year round warm weather. Don’t miss a chance to lay out on one of the beaches and feel the warmth of the tropical sun.
Go shopping, islands like St. Thomas and St. Martin are known for having some of the most posh boutiques and shops; not to mention the duty free goods that make such great gifts.
Tour a rum distillery. Barbados is home to Mount Gay Rum, the oldest rum distillery in the world. However nearly every island produces their own brand rum, each with its own character.
Explore the amazing jungles. Many of the islands are covered with both rainforests and cloud forests where you can tour, hike or even swing from the trees via a zipline.
See what’s living in the beautiful blue waters by diving or snorkeling. Check out the fantastic reef off the coast of Cozumel, Mexico.
Try the local delicacies, fresh fish abounds and spices make for exciting flavor combinations. Try jerk chicken in Jamaica and Mofongo in Puerto Rico.
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