Top Caribbean Cruise Destinations

The Caribbean is one of the top cruise holiday destinations in the world, but with Caribbean cruises offering up so many fantastic destinations how do you choose where to go? This article takes a look at some of the best cruise destinations in the region, to give you an idea of what’s on off.

St. Thomas

We start with one of the Caribbean most famous destinations, St. Thomas. The island of St. Thomas is part of the chain of Virgin Islands and famed for its traditional Caribbean landscape. The island has a number of fantastic beaches, many of which are easily accessible from the island main port, Charlotte Amalie. It’s not just the beach life that’s on offer on this fantastic island however, taking the island’s Sky Tram up to Paradise Point will offer up some sublime views of the surrounding landscape and a tour of the famous Blackbeard’s Castle is a great experience as well.

St. Maarten

St. Maarten is a small Caribbean island located in the Netherland Antilles region. The island is split nationality, with the north of the island being French owned and the south Dutch. The island has a number of spectacular beaches and is a great choice for anyone looking for some marine based fun. The attraction for many though, is the island’s fantastic shopping! The main city on the island, Philipsburg, is well known for being one of the best places to get a shopping fix in the Caribbean. So visitors can spend the morning on the beaches and the afternoon in the shops.

Grand Turk

If you’re after the slightly more natural wonders of the Caribbean islands then the island of Grand Turk may be what you’re looking for. The island is one of the smaller islands in the chain known as the Turks and Caicos Islands. The quaint little island has some of the best views in the Caribbean and when combined with its brilliant beaches and fantastic snorkeling opportunities it makes for a great cruise destination. If you do decide to visit, then a trip to the island’s lighthouse is also a great idea; because of the flatness of the island, the views from the top are spectacular.

This is obviously just a small selection of the hundreds of fantastic islands in this beautiful region, there really is so much more to discover. So next time you’re looking for an exotic cruise holiday, why not take a look at the Caribbean?