Cruising in the Caribbean

Posted on 06-Feb-2013 by Administrator

The Caribbean is definitely the most popular of all the cruising regions in the world. It is really in a league of its own. Escape to blissful tranquillity, where palm trees sway contentedly in the tropical breeze and sandy white beaches are wrapped in turquoise waters. For a spot of activity, sapphire-blue waters promise adventures above and below the waves. Colonial ports painted in pastels beckon with a kaleidoscope of delightful markets, old forts and beaches. Experience the laid-back charm of the locals together with sophisticated shopping and exquisite cuisine. This, is the perfect vacation!

Sailing itineraries to the Caribbean

Cruise from Miami or Ft. Lauderdale to Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands and the Bahamas in the Eastern Caribbean or take a Western Caribbean cruise from Houston, Tampa, New Orleans, Miami visiting Mexico, Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Your other option is a Southern Caribbean cruise either from Miami or San Juan in Puerto visiting St. Thomas, Barbados, and Aruba.

The white sandy beaches of the Eastern Caribbean are the most amazing resplendent with tropical places. Those who love adventure can go parasailing amidst dolphins. One will never be out of options with so much to do here.

The exotic beaches of Southern Caribbean are gorgeous and endless.  Race a Cup Sailboat of America, bask in the sunshine on the beaches at Magens Bay, visit the lengendary Hato Caves at Curacao or just stroll along the streets. The largest and amazing Spanish Citadel is worth a visit.

The Western Caribbean awaits you with its tropical paradise style ambiance. There's the El Yunque Rain Forest in Puerto Rico, Christoffel National Park in Curaçao, and the Mayan Ruins in Cozumel, just in case you want the exotic

Entertainment Packed cruise ships.
Packed with loads of options for several age-groups, ships sailing in the Caribbean have always been high on fun. Vacationers can go on rock climbing, surfing or even ice skating right inside the ship! If you are tired post the adventure, escape into the luxuries of spa massage and bask in the sunshine near the pool or on the deck thereafter. Foodies can have no place better than a Cruise, as here you can tickle your taste buds with delicacies from around the world. Add to this casual or sophisticated ambiance depending upon your preference and you are ready to indulge. Do not prefer television for entertainment here as you can watch live performances from across the world. The live comedy, music bars, casino fun, etc. offer you the daily dose of fun. If your kids are bored, then take them to the exclusive kids section where there are loads of things to keep them occupied. Even your birthday and anniversary celebrations are made special here. Plus, there are basic amenities here, right from internet to laundry services.

Biggest ships from across the world as well as top-notch cruise liners compete to be in the Caribbean Cruise business, making it the most desired and the most preferred place for cruising. The two of the most renowned and biggest cruise ships of these are the Oasis of the Ships and the Allure of the Seas. Nothing could be more alluring then a cruise holiday in the Caribbean Seas. So many people enjoying the cruise holiday together makes for a great sight. Even if you are one of those who wish a private vacation with your spouse amidst the sparkling blue waters of Caribbean, then it is a perfect getaway. Caribbean Cruises are extraordinary, excellent and truly exhilarating indeed.

Tips to make the best of your Caribbean cruise vacation.

1. There are ships of all shapes and sizes that sail the Caribbean with more or less similar itineraries to Eastern, Western and the Southern Caribbean so itscritical to choose the“right ship” to enjoy your Caribbean holiday
2. Western Caribbean ports offer a greater variety of activities than Eastern Caribbean; in addition to the beaches & shopping, you can hike through rainforests or explore ancient Mayan ruins.
3. Explore the islands on your own – its easy to get around with public transport in most Caribbean ports. You also have everything you need - restaurants, bars, beaches, shopping - right in proximity to the vessel.
4. Hurricane season in the Caribbean runs from June until November and cruise lines will alter the itinerary if the need arises.

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