A paradise, with its white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, and distinctive music, people and food, the Caribbean is a permanent fixture among the most popular cruise destinations in the world
Make sure you pick a cruise line that matches all your desires, so you can have the ultimate Caribbean experience. Looking for exclusive shore excursions, luxury amenities and a private yacht feeling? Try cruise lines like Seabourn, Sea Cloud or Silversea. These are all boutique luxury cruise lines that sail to exclusive islands and offer tailor-made experiences.
If you're cruising with family and friends and want a fun-filled, action-packed cruise holiday with something for everyone, try a big ship cruise line like Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruises & Norwegian Cruise Line.
The Caribbean is arguably the most popular cruise destination in the world and there’s little doubt as to why that is:
Easily accessible from all directions, the Caribbean is served by a great many ports such as Fort Lauderdale in Florida, which is located just a few hundred miles to the north of the Caribbean.
Millions of people visit the region each year and at CruiseAway we feel there’s no better way to explore these islands than on a cruise.
The islands of the Caribbean offer cruise passengers variety in terms of:
Some of the most well-known islands are perhaps Aruba and Antigua which lie in the south of the region and are celebrated for their spectacular coastlines and warm natives.
Cruise passengers with an affinity or a love for water sports head over to Curacao for:
For a more organic experience, head over to Guadeloupe or St. Lucia where the dense rainforests conceal a vast and biologically diverse assortment of wildlife and flora.
Other popular Caribbean cruise destinations include:
There are so many fabulous destinations to visit and they must be experienced to be believed!
The Caribbean is sailed by, seemingly every cruise line under the Sun. There are so many cruise lines to choose from, you are bound to find your perfect cruising style and itinerary:
Caribbean cruises that depart from Australia are a rare occurrence, unless you are looking to go on a world voyage that includes these stunning islands.
Ask your CruiseAway cruise expert about our DreamAway Packages. These are tailor-made to suit your particular needs and include flights, hotel stays and transfers - let us take all the stress out of your cruise holiday!
The most popular months to visit the Caribbean are, generally speaking December to April because:
However, we would recommend booking your Caribbean cruise holiday around May, June and November. Even though there is a chance of an odd shower, the benefits outweigh the drawbacks: