Rich by its diversity, the Caribbean islands have something to offer to everybody. Each holidaymaker can find his happiness in the Caribbean. Our guide will help you to choose well your next escape in the Caribbean.
– stylish with a capital “s”. Its tiny size makes it easy to explore, but this is a place to pose and preen, to be seen and to people-watch – perhaps while relaxing at one of chic beach bars stocking numerous brands of French Champagne.
Lines calling here include: Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Oceania, Silversea, Azamara Club Cruises, SeaDream Yacht Club, Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Best for… latin lovers: Cuba
– the hot flavour of the moment and attracting more cruise lines as it opens up amid thawing relations with America. Ideal for those wanting to absorb its unique Communist and Spanish colonial culture; explore the mountainous interior; or relax on its pristine beaches.
Lines calling here include: Saga Cruises, Celestyal Cruises, MSC Cruises, Star Clippers, Thomson Cruises, Cuba
– stretching from st Vincent in the north to Grenada in the south, and off the beaten track of the main cruise routes. these peaceful and romantic retreats include mayreau, the Tobago Cays, and bequia, where the main activity is liming (that’s Caribbean for chilling out!) with the locals and swimming with tame sea turtles.
Lines calling here include: Silversea, Seabourn, Cruise & Maritime Voyages, Windstar Cruises, Ponant, SeaDream Yacht Club
Best for… activity fans: Jamaica
– visitors to this reggae isle can scramble up Dunn’s river Falls; take the bob-sleigh ride at mystic mountain; skim treetops on a canopy tour; cycle through the blue mountains; or take the “Zion bus” to reggae king Bob Marley’s birthplace.
Lines calling here include: Thomson Cruise Lines, royal Caribbean International, Crystal Cruises, princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Norwegian Cruise Line