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Enjoy the Best of the Southern Caribbean on a Cruise

If you love the tropics, you're sure to have a great time when you find and book the best Southern Caribbean cruise with us. You can lounge on a white-sand beach, go snorkeling among vibrant, multi-colored fish, and experience some of the most beautiful sunsets on earth. Plus, you'll find plenty of fresh seafood, rainforests, and waterfalls to go around.

Where Can You Cruise in the Southern Caribbean? Our Southern Caribbean cruise deals and itineraries include stops at ports of call in amazing locales such as the ABC islands (Aruba, Bonaire, and Curaçao) and the French West Indies (Guadalupe and Martinique). And don't forget the lush islands of Grenada, Dominica, and St. Lucia! Cruise to these ports on beautifully appointed ships. Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and Norwegian Cruise Line are among those that cruise in the Southern Caribbean. Many other cruise lines also sail the area and we are excited to offer a variety of cruise options to help cruises find their perfect Southern Caribbean cruise at a great price.

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Aruba Highlights Tour
$42

Discover the historical and natural highlights of Aruba aboard an air conditioned bus.

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Exclusive Wonderful World of Water...
$137

Explore the beautiful coastline, bath in a natural jacuzzi, and snorkel in pristine waters during this excursion for nature and off-road enthusiasts.

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Grenada's Spice Route
$54

Learn more about this Spice Island on this half day overview.

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Special Dominica Favorites
$95

Avoid the mobs while taking in the beauty of the Emerald Pool, Trafalgar Falls, and local gardens on this perfect Eco tour.

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Private Sailing in San Juan
$226

Escape with your small private group as you swim and sail the San Juan Bay on an exclusive sloop.

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Coral World Express
$49

Experience the beauty of life under and above the Caribbean Sea. See tiny seahorses, giant lobsters, and other fascinating sea life.

 

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7 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN Cruise

Departing From: Fort Lauderdale

Duration: 7 nights

Ship: Nieuw Amsterdam (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Fort Lauderdale Florida Us, Half Moon Cay Bahamas, Day At Sea, Oranjestad Aruba, Willemstad Curacao, Day At Sea, Day At Sea, Fort Lauderdale Florida Us (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Gourmet, Honeymoon, Luxury, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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9 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN Cruise

Departing From: Miami

Duration: 9 nights

Ship: Grandeur of the Seas (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Miami - Florida, Puerto Plata - Dominican Rep, St. Croix - U.s.v.i., Basseterre - St Kitts & Nevis, Philipsburg - St. Maarten, San Juan - Puerto Rico, Labadee - Haiti, Miami - Florida (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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8 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN Cruise

Departing From: Miami

Duration: 8 nights

Ship: Carnival Horizon (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Miami, Fl, Aruba, Curacao, La Romana, Dominican Republic, Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, Miami, Fl (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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8 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN Cruise

Departing From: Miami

Duration: 8 nights

Ship: Carnival Horizon (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Miami, Fl, Aruba, Bonaire, La Romana, Dominican Republic, Amber Cove, Dominican Republic, Miami, Fl (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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5 NIGHT SOUTHERN CARIBBEAN Cruise

Departing From: Barbados

Duration: 5 nights

Ship: Rhapsody of the Seas (Ship Info)

Port of Call: Bridgetown - Barbados, Pointe A Pitre - Guadeloupe, Fort- De- France - Martinique, Kingstown - St. Vincent, St. George's - Grenada, Bridgetown - Barbados (Itinerary Details)

Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Honeymoon, Romantic, Senior, Wedding

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What Is Considered "Southern Caribbean"?

The islands in the West Indies that border South America form what is considered to be Southern Caribbean territory. St. Kitts and Barbuda are the northernmost islands in this region, though some Southern Caribbean cruises also stop as far north as the Virgin Islands.

What Islands Make Up the Southern Caribbean?

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Barbados
  • Bonaire
  • Curacao
  • Dominica
  • Grenada
  • Martinique
  • St. Kitts
  • St. Lucia
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Trinidad and Tobago

Which Cruise Line Is Best for the Southern Caribbean?

While most big cruise lines, including Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean, offer Southern Caribbean cruises, there aren't many ships that can go to every one of these beautiful ports. Smaller ships can travel to smaller ports on more remote islands; fleets such as Celebrity, Seabourn, Crystal, Silversea, and Regent Seven Seas have vessels that offer Southern Caribbean itineraries.

Top lines with Southern Caribbean cruise deals include:

  • Carnival
  • Celebrity
  • Disney
  • MSC
  • Norwegian
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Seabourn

Tips for Traveling the Southern Caribbean Islands

  • Consider a tour from a local carefully. A local guide can help you get off the beaten path and in touch with the best destinations and local culture, but they definitely expect payment for their services. Do some research ahead of time to determine whether you need a tour guide and how much it may cost. Southern Caribbean cruise deals may already include excursions as part of the experience or as an easy add-on.
  • Don't forget to add a tip when you visit a restaurant. Tipping on board may be included in the cruise cost, but if you visit a restaurant in port, remember to add an extra 15 percent for your waiter if you're happy with the service, assuming that a service charge hasn't already been added to the bill.
  • If you like foreign products, make sure to check out shopping opportunities in port. Dutch and French islands will have great deals on imported goods.
  • If you use a cab for a shore excursion, make sure to ask for a receipt immediately after paying them. Some drivers may try to scam passengers by claiming later that you haven't paid.

When Is the Best Time of Year to Visit the Southern Caribbean?

Peak season for visiting the Southern Caribbean is December through April. The temperature stays pretty moderate all year, so you don't have to worry about weather unless you plan to avoid hurricane season (June through November). The best Southern Caribbean cruise deals are offered in late summer and early fall.

No matter when you choose to travel, CruiseDirect can help you secure the most savings possible. Contact us now to connect with a cruise expert and book your dream voyage!