Escape from the cold and dreariness of winter to such tropical paradises as the Caribbean and Bahamas on an exciting cruise vacation. Awaiting you will be warm sea-air breezes, sunny beaches, crystal turquoise waters, romantic sunsets, as well as museums, centuries-old forts and colorful markets filled with local crafts.
Shorter cruise vacations are perfect for those who are time-crunched or simply want to experience a cruise vacation for the first time. Many lines are offering short jaunts to one of the world’s most popular regions. Travelers can take advantage of quick getaways consisting of three, four, five or six days to the vibrant and welcoming tropics on a myriad of lines.
Carnival Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Princess Cruises and Royal Caribbean International all feature a variety of these voyages. Depart from such ports as Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Tampa and Port Canaveral.
Experience a brand new ship, Holland America Line’s ms Koningsdam, on a four-day Caribbean and Bahamas cruise. Stay in a beautiful suite on Seabourn’s luxurious all-suite 450-guest Seabourn Quest on a fabulous six-day itinerary sailing from Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown, calling at Great Harbour, Gustavia and Terre-de-Haut. Travel in high style on Silversea Cruises’ 296-guest Silver Wind for an unforgettable five night roundtrip navigation from San Juan to Gustavia, St. John’s, Antigua and Spanish Town.
While the length of the cruise may be shorter, the same fabulous onboard amenities still abound on these sailings. Enjoy a multitude of enticing restaurants, lounge poolside and indulge in a rejuvenating treatment in the spa. Spacious accommodations await, some specially designed for families. Kids programs and activities are sure to keep them happy and busy while you are relaxing. Chic bars and lounges, thrilling entertainment and exciting land programs will make these quick vacations a special treat.
Go swimming and snorkeling or simply lounge on the beach. Indulge in a short Caribbean or Bahamas cruise. You will return home rejuvenated and rested.