Central America Cruises

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Central America

Hop on an unforgettable cruise to Central America, and experience life from a whole new perspective. A visit to Central America can be both thrilling and relaxing as your holiday could offering you an array of attractions, including dives in pristine turquoise waters, tours to ancient Mayan ruins, walks through bustling markets and visits to untouched nature reserves. This region is full of history, colour, culture and beautiful scenery. Cruise to Central America, and see the ruins of Spanish forts, relax on idyllic beaches and experience diverse cultures in all their splendour.

Central America delivers some of the most stunning beaches in the world, perfect for relaxing or engaging in adrenaline-pumping water sports. Whatever you do, don't miss out on Central America's indigenous heartland of Guatemala. Panama and Costa Rica offer you the opportunity to trek into the jungle to discover the hidden wonders of Central America. While you're there, don't forget to snap some pictures of the astonishing wildlife and exotic plants, go on an adventure and journey through the rainforest on foot and visit the ruins of the once great Mayan civilisation, whose territory spread from Mexico to Honduras.

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  From Miami
Trip with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Trip with Royal Caribbean from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 21.04.2019
p.p.from $1,972
Expedition with the Empress of the Seas from Miami
Expedition with the Empress of the Seas from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 03.03.2019
p.p.from $1,694
Trip from Miami with the Explorer of the Seas
Trip from Miami with the Explorer of the Seas
9 Nights with the Explorer of the Seas
 November 2019 - April 2020
p.p.from $937
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Miami
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Miami
8 Nights with the Empress of the Seas
 March 2019 - November 2019
p.p.from $1,268
8 day trip on board the Oasis of the Seas from Miami
8 day trip on board the Oasis of the Seas from Miami
7 Nights with the Oasis of the Seas
 November 2019 - April 2020
p.p.from $1,081
  Two-Week Cruises
Sailing from Fort Lauderdale with the Sky Princess
Sailing from Fort Lauderdale with the Sky Princess
14 Nights with the Sky Princess
 December 2019 - March 2020
p.p.from $2,218
Voyage from Fort Lauderdale with the Regal Princess
Voyage from Fort Lauderdale with the Regal Princess
14 Nights with the Regal Princess
 November 2019 - March 2020
p.p.from $2,047
15 day journey on board the Regal Princess from Fort Lauderdale
15 day journey on board the Regal Princess from Fort Lauderdale
14 Nights with the Regal Princess
 November 2018 - April 2020
p.p.from $2,082
Travelling from Fort Lauderdale with the Royal Princess
Travelling from Fort Lauderdale with the Royal Princess
14 Nights with the Royal Princess
 December 2018 - January 2019
p.p.from $2,310
Trip with the Caribbean Princess from Fort Lauderdale
Trip with the Caribbean Princess from Fort Lauderdale
14 Nights with the Caribbean Princess
 February 2019 - April 2019
p.p.from $2,200
  Super Sales
Travelling from Fort Lauderdale with the Harmony of the Seas
Travelling from Fort Lauderdale with the Harmony of the Seas
7 Nights with the Harmony of the Seas
 October 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from $1,138
12 day voyage on board the Celebrity Reflection from Fort Lauderdale
12 day voyage on board the Celebrity Reflection from Fort Lauderdale
11 Nights with the Celebrity Reflection
 November 2018 - March 2019
p.p.from $1,410
Expedition with Celebrity Cruises from Miami
Expedition with Celebrity Cruises from Miami
7 Nights with the Celebrity Equinox
 November 2018 - May 2019
p.p.from $1,159
Sail from Port Canaveral with the Oasis of the Seas
Sail from Port Canaveral with the Oasis of the Seas
7 Nights with the Oasis of the Seas
 September 2018 - April 2019
p.p.from $942
Sail from Baltimore, Maryland with the Grandeur of the Seas
Sail from Baltimore, Maryland with the Grandeur of the Seas
9 Nights with the Grandeur of the Seas
 February 2019 - March 2019
p.p.from $1,088
Our Recommendations
Jullie
Cruising from Fort Lauderdale with the Caribbean Princess
Eleven days visiting the Caribbean and Central America including a day cruising the Panama Canal. This return journey sets off from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a great port with fantastic infrastructure, making your embarkment and disembarkment easy and stress-free.
Our advice:
Have your camera ready to go for your day in Puerto Limon, Costa Rica as the area is famous for its wonderful photo opportunities. With multiple sailings, you can find the one that suits your schedule!

  • Fort Lauderdale - Fort Lauderdale
  • Panama Canal,Canada and the USA East Coast,Caribbean
  • October 2018 - February 2020

from $1,815
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Kerryn
12 day journey from Miami
This fantastic twelve-night expedition with Norwegian Cruise Line will give you more value for your money. You will cruise onboard the Norwegian Jade to all the best port towns in the area on this comprehensive tour of Central America, including Cartegena, Colombia; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; and Roatan, Honduras.
Our advice:
The second largest coral reef in the world (behind our own Great Barrier Reef, of course) is located in Roatan, Honduras. So, why not try your hand at diving or snorkelling during your day in port?

  • Miami - Miami
  • Panama Canal,Central America,Caribbean
  • November 2018 - April 2019

from $1,255
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Teresa
Sail from Miami with the MSC Divina
This longer, 21-night voyage packs in many amazing ports throughout Central America and the Caribbean. You will first tour the Caribbean, with visits to the British Virgin Islands, Antigua and more. Then, Central America is on the agenda with ports in Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and finally, Mexico.
Our advice:
As your holiday starts out in Miami, Florida, it could be a great idea to arrive a day or two early to get used to the time zone, ensuring you board the cruise energised and ready to explore.

  • Miami - Miami
  • Central America,Caribbean,Panama Canal
  • 29.11.2018

from $2,499
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Ports in Central AmericaTop Central American Ports
Miami, Florida, USAfrom
$309

Miami, situated on the Atlantic coast in Southeast Florida, is the world's busiest cruise port. An array of world-famous beaches such as South Beach, which is known for its vibrant nightlife scene, continue to put the city on the map for cruise vacationers. Miami is home to many beautiful and lush national parks and botanical gardens, such as Biscayne National Park and the divine Pinecrest Gardens.

Highlights of Miami
  • Soak up the sun on one of Miami's world-class beaches
  • Take some time off and explore Coconut Grove, once known as an oasis for free-thinkers
  • Enjoy the restaurants and bars that Little Havana and Calle Ocho have to offer
San Juan, Puerto Ricofrom
$531

San Juan is the capital and largest city of Puerto Rico. As a cruising hot spot in the Caribbean, San Juan offers all of the amenities and attractions of a modern city. The city is divided into Old and New San Juan. Old San Juan dates back five centuries and is known for its colourful buildings and old forts, which once protected the island. El Morro is a well-known fort that now houses a small military museum.

Highlights of San Juan
  • Explore the popular resorts of Isla Verde
  • Marvel at the colourful buildings that line Old San Juan
  • Discover the colonial history of the San Juan Historical Site
Cozumel, Mexicofrom
$79

The Mexican island of Cozumel, located in the Caribbean off the coast of the Yucatan peninsula, has a rich ancient history. Even today, visitors from all over the world flock to the island to observe the religious centre and temples that the Maya peoples built on the island centuries ago. Cozumel is also famous for its diving opportunities: Visitors can dive around beautiful coral reefs or to the Underwater Museum of Art.

Highlights of Cozumel
  • Scuba dive in the Arrecife Palancar coral reef
  • Uncover Cozumel's oldest historical village El Cedral
  • Relax at El Cielo, Cozumel's best kept secret
Costa Maya, Mexicofrom
$412

Costa Maya is a Caribbean tourist area that stretches along the eastern Yucatan Peninsula. The region boasts gorgeous beaches and biosphere reserves with coral reefs, mangroves and jungles that house sharks, dolphins, turtles, jaguars, monkeys and many bird species. In addition to the picturesque landscapes, tourists can also visit the palaces and temples that the Maya peoples built here more than 1,500 years ago.

Highlights of Costa Maya
  • Dive to the Banco Chinchorro, the largest coral atoll in the northern hemisphere
  • Head south to the town of Xcalakits and its white sand beaches
  • Swim in the Laguna Bacalar, a crystal clear lagoon surrounded by jungle
Grand Turk Island, Turks and Caicos Islandsfrom
$869

Located in the Atlantic, Grand Turk Island is a part of the British Turks and Caicos Islands and the largest island of the Turk Islands. The capital of the archipelago is Cockburn Town, located on Grand Turk Island. The island is considered the archipelago's cultural, administrative and financial centre. The blend of colonial-style buildings, picturesque beaches and local dining make the island an unforgettable location.

Highlights of Grand Turk
  • Explore the protected coral reefs on a diving tour
  • Spend a day relaxing at Sun Ray Beach, Pillory Beach or Gibbs Cay
  • Tour the island from above in the zip-line and aerial adventure park
Cabo San Lucas, Mexicofrom
$819

Cabo San Lucas is located at the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula. The resort city, a popular holiday home for the rich and famous, is also well-loved among tourists for its pristine beaches, range of water activities and thrilling nightlife. The Arch is a distinct rock formation in the region and is only accessible at low tide as the vast sandy beaches are submerged when the water is high.

Highlights of Cabo San Lucas
  • Dance to the rock and roll scene at Cabo Wabo
  • Chase after whales off of Baja
  • Dine on authentic Mexican cuisine at Mi Casa
Central America

Connecting two larger continents, Central America is a wondrous belt of islands and lands bursting with year-round sunshine, exotic wildlife, rich forests, crystal blue waters and long white sand beaches. A cruise to this part of the world promises to be an experience filled with sunshine, culture and history. Discover vibrant cultural meccas and cities with rich colonial pasts in the tropical region of Central America. Explore areas rich in African, European and Creole heritage. View the wonders of ancient civilisations such as Tikal, Palenque and Copán. See colourful cultures vary from region to region, and travel from the tropical soul of Belize to the rich Mayan culture of Mexico.

Visit the world-famous Panama Canal, a ship passageway connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, a key transport waterway for international trade. The island nation’s capital Panama City is a central hub both nationally and internationally as history and modernism intertwine in this bustling centre. On a cruise to Panama, you cannot miss out on a visit to the city’s oldest region, the sixteenth-century Panama Viejo ruins, one of the oldest European settlements in the New World. Amble along Old Panama’s Craft Market, where you will find a vast array of of beadwork, painted hats, ceramic art work and more.