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Central America and Caribbean Cruise Map
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.Continue to 2 of 31 below.
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Antigua is a British island in the eastern Caribbean.Continue to 3 of 31 below.
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Aruba is a dry island in the southern Caribbean that is rarely affected by hurricanes.Continue to 4 of 31 below.
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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 6 of 31 below.
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Belize is a small country in Central America which borders the Caribbean.Continue to 7 of 31 below.
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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 8 of 31 below.
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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 10 of 31 below.
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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 11 of 31 below.
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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 12 of 31 below.
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St. Bartholemy, which is usually called St. Barts, is trendy, glitzy and a favorite Caribbean island of the rich and famous.Continue to 13 of 31 below.
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Cruise ships visit Costa Rica from both the Caribbean and the Pacific.Continue to 14 of 31 below.
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Dominica is covered with lush vegetation and has wonderful hiking, tubing on the rivers, and "champagne" snorkeling.Continue to 15 of 31 below.
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Saint Martin/Saint Maarten
The Caribbean island of St. Maarten or St. Martin is very popular with cruise ships.Continue to 16 of 31 below.
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One of the friendliest islands in the Caribbean, the Dominican Republic has a laid-back vibe, but a supercharged nightlife scene.Continue to 17 of 31 below.
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Often called the Spice Island, Grenada is in the southeastern Caribbean. It has a beautiful rain forest, filled with monkeys.Continue to 18 of 31 below.
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GuadeloupeContinue to 19 of 31 below.
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HondurasContinue to 20 of 31 below.
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JamaicaContinue to 21 of 31 below.
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MartiniqueContinue to 22 of 31 below.
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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 23 of 31 below.
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MontserratContinue to 24 of 31 below.
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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 25 of 31 below.
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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 26 of 31 below.
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Saint Kitts and NevisContinue to 27 of 31 below.
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Saint LuciaContinue to 28 of 31 below.
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St. Vincent and the GrenadinesContinue to 29 of 31 below.
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Turks and Caicos
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 30 of 31 below.
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U.S. Virgin Islands
The U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix are popular for shopping, history, and their natural beauty.Continue to 31 of 31 below.
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