Cruises Caribbean Use Caribbean Maps to See Where Your Cruise Is Going Written by Linda Garrison Linda Paull Garrison is a travel writer who has taken over 150 cruises and spent over 1,100 days at sea. Tripsavvy's Editorial Guidelines Linda Garrison Updated 06/26/19 Share Pin Email U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain A Caribbean map of all the islands and countries visited by Caribbean cruise ships can be useful in planning your cruise or finding the ports and distances to interesting sites nearby. The sunny Caribbean, filled with marvelous beaches and crystal blue waters, is the most popular destination for cruise ships, with ships traveling to the eastern, western, and southern Caribbean. Many of the Caribbean itinerary ports are islands, but countries in North America, South America, and Central America all include Caribbean cruise ports of call. This gallery of maps includes many of these Caribbean islands and countries of the Americas with Caribbean ports visited by cruise ships, along with the Bahamas, which are in the Atlantic Ocean but often included on Caribbean cruises. A map of Bermuda, which is far from the Caribbean, but located about 600 miles off the mid-Atlantic coast of North Carolina in the USA, is also included since cruise lovers visit Bermuda for its beautiful beaches and sparkling waters, just like they do the Caribbean. 01 of 30 Antigua CIA Factbook Antigua is a British island in the eastern Caribbean. Continue to 2 of 30 below. 02 of 30 Aruba CIA Factbook Aruba is a dry island in the southern Caribbean that is rarely affected by hurricanes. Continue to 3 of 30 below. 03 of 30 Bahamas CIA Factbook The Bahamas are located in the Atlantic Ocean, less than 100 miles from Florida. Cruise ships often visit Nassau or a private island like Half Moon Cay or Castaway Cay. Continue to 4 of 30 below. 04 of 30 Barbados CIA Factbook Barbados is on the eastern edge of the Caribbean. The east coast of Barbados is in the Atlantic, and the west coast is in the Caribbean. Continue to 5 of 30 below. 05 of 30 Belize CIA Factbook Belize is a small country in Central America which borders the Caribbean. Continue to 6 of 30 below. 06 of 30 Bermuda CIA Factbook Bermuda is not in the Caribbean, although many of the photos look much like a Caribbean island. Bermuda has picturesque beaches, crystal clear waters, and many similar attractions to the islands of the Caribbean. Since it is further north, cruise ships do not sail to Bermuda in the winter months. Continue to 7 of 30 below. 07 of 30 British Virgin Islands (BVI) CIA Factbook Many sailboats visit the British Virgin Islands, and they are a favorite of small ship cruises. Virgin Gorda and Jost Van Dyke are both terrific islands. Continue to 8 of 30 below. 08 of 30 Netherlands Antilles CIA Factbook The Netherlands Antilles have a Dutch flavor, with St. Maarten being a frequent stopover for cruise ships. Smaller Saba is quaint, with a tiny airport. Continue to 9 of 30 below. 09 of 30 Cayman Islands CIA Factbook The Cayman Islands of the western Caribbean are famous for great shopping, the stingrays that visit the island, a turtle farm, and the village of Hell. Continue to 10 of 30 below. 10 of 30 Colombia CIA Factbook Colombia is also included on cruises along the Pacific coast of South America between Lima and the Panama Canal. The main city visited by cruise ships is Cartagena. Continue to 11 of 30 below. 11 of 30 Saint Barts CIA Factbook St. Bartholemy, which is usually called St. Barts, is trendy, glitzy and a favorite Caribbean island of the rich and famous. Continue to 12 of 30 below. 12 of 30 Costa Rica CIA Factbook Cruise ships visit Costa Rica from both the Caribbean and the Pacific. Continue to 13 of 30 below. 13 of 30 Dominica CIA Factbook Dominica is covered with lush vegetation and has wonderful hiking, tubing on the rivers, and "champagne" snorkeling. Continue to 14 of 30 below. 14 of 30 Saint Martin/Saint Maarten CIA Factbook The Caribbean island of St. Maarten or St. Martin is very popular with cruise ships. Continue to 15 of 30 below. 15 of 30 Dominican Republic CIA Factbook One of the friendliest islands in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has a laid-back vibe, but a supercharged nightlife scene. Continue to 16 of 30 below. 16 of 30 Grenada CIA Factbook Often called the Spice Island, Grenada is in the southeastern Caribbean. It has a beautiful rain forest, filled with monkeys. Continue to 17 of 30 below. 17 of 30 Guadeloupe CIA Factbook Continue to 18 of 30 below. 18 of 30 Honduras CIA Factbook Continue to 19 of 30 below. 19 of 30 Jamaica CIA Factbook Continue to 20 of 30 below. 20 of 30 Martinique CIA Factbook Continue to 21 of 30 below. 21 of 30 Mexico CIA Factbook Cruise ships visit Cozumel and Cancun in the Caribbean, the Mexican Riviera on the Pacific Ocean, and the Sea of Cortez off the Baja Peninsula. Continue to 22 of 30 below. 22 of 30 Montserrat CIA Factbook Continue to 23 of 30 below. 23 of 30 Panama CIA Factbook The Panama Canal is one of the man-made marvels of the world, and a Panama Canal cruise is a "must see" for many cruisers. Panama has other interesting sites including Taboga Island, El Valle de Anton, and Panama City. Continue to 24 of 30 below. 24 of 30 Puerto Rico CIA Factbook Puerto Rico is one of the larger islands of the Caribbean, with many interesting things to do and see around the capital of San Juan. Continue to 25 of 30 below. 25 of 30 Saint Kitts and Nevis CIA Factbook Continue to 26 of 30 below. 26 of 30 Saint Lucia CIA Factbook Continue to 27 of 30 below. 27 of 30 St. Vincent and the Grenadines CIA Factbook Continue to 28 of 30 below. 28 of 30 Turks and Caicos CIA Factbook The Turks & Caicos are found in the Atlantic near the Bahamas but are included on Caribbean cruise itineraries. Grand Turk is often a port of call. Continue to 29 of 30 below. 29 of 30 U.S. Virgin Islands CIA Factbook The U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix are popular for shopping, history, and their natural beauty. Continue to 30 of 30 below. 30 of 30 Venezuela CIA Factbook Was this page helpful? Thanks for letting us know! Share Pin Email Tell us why! Submit How to Navigate Through the Islands of the Caribbean Find out Which Islands 21 Caribbean Cruise Lines Visit Flying to the Caribbean? 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