Caribbean Cruise


The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection Is Expanding Again


The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, the luxury hotle brand’s ultra-luxe small-ship cruise line, is now taking reservations for its third supeyacht, Luminara.  The new boutique cruise yacht (or however you want to describe it) will be sailing in the summer of […]


Celebrity Cruises’ Newest Caribbean Ship 

celebrity ascent in the caribbean

Celebrity Cruises’ newest ship has officially arrived in the Caribbean.  Celebrity Ascent, the fourth and newest ship in the company’s Edge series, is now making regular sailings to the Eastern and Western Caribbean out of Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades cruise […]


A New Luxury Cruise Line Is Homeporting in Puerto Rico 

puerto rico emerald cruises

Puerto Rico’s Port of San Juan has a new cruise line: Emerald Cruises, which is now homeporting its Sakara superyacht in the capital.  The ship is part of a growing trend toward small-ship, ultra-luxe, boutique-style cruise lines like the recently-launched […]


The Bahamas’ Nassau Cruise Port Just Broke Its All-Time Passenger Record 

a view of the port and the harbor

Cruise passengers are flocking to the revamped Nassau Cruise Port in The Bahamas, with the Caribbean’s most popular cruise destination topping its all-time record with a month to spare in 2023.  So far this year, Nassau Cruise Port has received […]

Celebrity Cruises Has a New Ship Heading for the Caribbean

celebrity ascent

Celebrity Cruises has a new ship headed for the Caribbean this winter.  Celebrity has officially taken delivery of the new celebrity Ascent, the fourth ship in the company’s Edge Series.  The newly-built ship will be heading to Fort Lauderdale in […]

Norwegian Launches Sales for Newest Cruise Ship's Caribbean Sailings

norwegian aqua

Norwegian Cruise Line has launched sales for its newest cruise ship, Norwegian Aqua.  Aqua, part of the line’s expanded “Prima Plus Class,” will be setting sail in April 2025.  The company has launched sales for Aqua’s first sailings to the […]

Royal Caribbean Has a Name for Its Newest Cruise Ship 

royal caribbean ship star

Royal Caribbean has revealed the name for its newest cruise ship, set to debut in the summer of 2025: Star of the Seas.  The new cruise ship will be the second in the company’s new “Icon Class,” following Icon of […]

Nassau, the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port, Is Booming

nassau cruise port

It’s the premier cruise port in the Caribbean: the Nassau Cruise Port, which recently completed the first phase of a $300 million redevelopment project.  Now, the Bahamian port has hit another milestone: Nassau has already topped last year’s cruise passenger […]

Martinique Is One of the Caribbean’s Fastest-Growing Cruise Destinations 

mont pelee

The cruise season has officially begun in one of the fastest-growing cruise destinations in the Caribbean: the French Caribbean island of Martinique, one of the fastest-growing cruise destinations in the Caribbean, particularly in the luxury sector. Seabourn Pursuit was the […]

Antigua Expecting Best Cruise Season Since Pandemic

seabourn pursuit cruise ship

Cruise season has officially begun on the island of Antigua.  Luxury small-ship brand Seabourn kicked off the opening of the season with the arrival of Seabourn Pursuit this week.  The 264-passenger ship was the first to call on Heritage Quay […]

Four Seasons Yachts Will Launch in the Caribbean

four seasons yachts

Following the debut of Ritz-Carlton’s new luxury cruise line, Four Seasons is set to launch its own boutique line, one that will begin operations in the Caribbean. Four Seasons Yachts will kick off its inaugural season in 2025-2026 with winter […]

Celebrity Is Adding More Caribbean Cruises From Florida

celebrity cruises apex

Celebrity Cruises is planning an expanded push to the Caribbean next year, with four ships sailing to the Caribbean out of Florida.  In the winter 2024-2025 season, Celebrity will send Celebrity Apex, Celebrity Constellation, Celebrity Equinox, and Celebrity Summit out of ports […]

About Caribbean Cruise

Whether you’re taking a small-ship expedition to the Western Caribbean or sailing on Royal’s Quantum of the Seas, finding the right Caribbean Cruise is about knowing what kind of vacation you’re after. Because the best cruises to the Caribbean come in all shapes and sizes. Indeed, there are luxury cruises on large lines like Crystal or small ones like Seabourn; there are adventurous cruises on high-end lines like Windstar but also ultra-boutique, active experiences like Island Windjammers. And then, of course, there are the majors, from Royal Caribbean to Norwegian to Carnival, and everything in between.

We’re here to bring you all of the best facts and information on cruising to the Caribbean, with updated, real-time reporting, great features and a focus on offering you a wide range of potential options for your Caribbean Cruise.

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