Use Caribbean Maps to See Where Your Cruise Is Going

Map of the Caribbean

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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.

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Antigua Map
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 Antigua is a British island in the eastern Caribbean.

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Aruba Map
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 Aruba is a dry island in the southern Caribbean that is rarely affected by hurricanes.

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Bahamas Cruise Map
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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

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Barbados map
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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. 

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Belize map
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Belize is a small country in Central America which borders the Caribbean.

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Map of Bermuda
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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.

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British Virgin Islands (BVI)

British Virgin Islands map
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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. 

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Netherlands Antilles

Netherlands Antilles Map
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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.

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Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands map
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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. 

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Colombia map
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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. 

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Saint Barts

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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.

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Costa Rica

Costa Rica map
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 Cruise ships visit Costa Rica from both the Caribbean and the Pacific.

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Dominica map
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Dominica is covered with lush vegetation and has wonderful hiking, tubing on the rivers, and "champagne" snorkeling.

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Saint Martin/Saint Maarten

Saint Martin and Saint Maarten Map
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The Caribbean island of St. Maarten or St. Martin is very popular with cruise ships.

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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic map
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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. 

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Caribbean Cruise Map of Grenada
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Often called the Spice Island, Grenada is in the southeastern Caribbean. It has a beautiful rain forest, filled with monkeys. 

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Caribbean Cruise Map of Guadeloupe
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Caribbean Cruise Map of Honduras
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Caribbean Cruise Map of Jamaica
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Caribbean Cruise Maps of Martinique
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Caribbean Cruise Maps of Mexico
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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. 

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Caribbean Cruise Map of Montserrat
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Caribbean Cruise Map of Panama
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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.

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Puerto Rico

Caribbean Cruise Map of Puerto Rico
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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.

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Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and Nevis map
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Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia map
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St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Turks and Caicos

Turks and Caicos map
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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. 

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U.S. Virgin Islands

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The U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix are popular for shopping, history, and their natural beauty. 

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Venezuela map
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