Many Caribbean and Bahamas cruises offer a stop (sometimes even two) at private islands owned by various cruise lines. Itineraries are specially planned so your ship arrives in the morning allowing for an all-day adventure of fun activities, relaxation or a fantastic combination of both. Divide up your time pursuing fun in the sun with such water sports as snorkeling, paddle boarding, jet skiing and others. Take advantage of retail therapy with a visit to the local outdoor markets for the ideal souvenir. Enjoy fun beach barbeques or dine in other eateries. Prefer to simply kick back, relax and bask in the sights, sounds and smells of the island lifestyle? There’s a beach, clamshell, hammock or cabana just waiting for you. Continue reading
Everyone in the family will love the over-the-top experiences available on some Caribbean cruises and Bahamas sailings – an eventful stop at one of the private islands owned by the cruise line. Visits to these exclusive destinations, referred to as a caye or cay (pronounced “key”), typically begin when the ship docks in the morning so you can stay until late in the afternoon and enjoy an array of fun activities. Continue reading
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.