Beach on St Croix

Cruising Through the Caribbean! 6 Islands to See and Explore

Break away from the cold and hit up the high seas on a cruise through the Caribbean. Facing frigid weather we embark on a 6 island cruise from Puerto Rico.
1. Palm Trees In Puerto Rico
Palm Tree in Puerto Rico
The cruise departs from San Juan Puerto Rico, so fly in the day before and enjoy the beaches or many of the other sites the island is home to.
2. All Aboard!
Cruise Ship at Port
3. The Bluest Waters
Oistens Beach Barbados
In search of Sea Turtles we made our way by bus to Oistens where we encountered the bluest water. READ MORE
4. Sea Turtles
Sea Turtles at Oistens Beach Barbados
There are a couple of swim with the Sea Turtles excursions on the cruise. But if you snooze you lose out, as we did, so we did the next best thing and jumped on a bus to Oistens where the locals said you can see Sea Turtles from the shore. READ MORE
5. Enjoy Local Brews With Beautiful Views
Surfers Cafe Barbados Banks Beer at Surfers Cafe Barbados
We found this place near Oistens on Barbados and enjoyed a Banks Beer made in Barbados along with a flying fish Sandwich. READ MORE
6. Dolphin Watching Tours With The Pitons As The Backdrop
Dolphins Jumping out of the Water in Front of the Pitons St Lucia
St. Lucia is one of the few places in the world where Sperm Whales frequent, so take a whale and dolphin watching tour in search of the mighty mammals. Although we did not see the whales on the trip we were lucky enough to see a pod of dolphins 100+ strong.
7. Grab A Bite In The Market
Meal at Marketplace Vendor St Lucia
Piton Beer is the local brew on St. Lucia
8. Swim With The Locals
Swimming with Sting Rays
Sting Ray Swimming By
Swimming with the Sting Rays on Antigua.
9. Relax With A Wadadli
Wadadli Beer Under a Palm Tree
Enjoy an Antigua lager, Wadadli, after swimming with the Rays.
10. Watch Sunsets Over The Islands
Sunset Departing Antigua
The sun sets departing Antigua
11. Phillipsburg On The Dutch Side
The Dutch Side of St Maarten
The Phillipsburg waterfront on St. Maarten, the Dutch side of the island.
12. Orient Bay Beach On The French Side
Orient Bay Beach Orient Bay Beach
Orient Bay Beach on St. Martin, the French side of the island. There are inexpensive shuttles/buses that will take you around the island. Make sure to give yourself a little extra time to get back to the boat if you venture over to the French side from the port town of Phillipsburg.
13. Seafood On The Beach
Seafood Lunch on Orient Bay Beach
Grab lunch at one of the many spots on Orient Bay Beach. There are also many watersport rental options along the beach.
14. Relax On The Beach On St. Croix
Beach on St. Croix
The last island stop on the cruise is St. Croix before heading back to your starting port on Puerto Rico.
15. Celebrate An Excellent Trip
Champagne Celebration on the Ship
Champagne celebration with people you met along the way.
16. Squeeze In One Last Adventure
El Yunque National Forest Puerto Rico Britton Tower View over El Yunque Puerto Rico
With a late afternoon flight out of Puerto Rico join an El Yunque National Forest tour. The tour will take you along waterfalls and up to the Britton tower with expansive views over this tropical rainforest.
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