Valentine's Day 2020 is best celebrated with a romantic getaway—taking a cruise is one exciting option. Imagine just the two of you on the open sea, the sun warming you during the days and moonlight and stars beckoning you at night. Selected ships embark on a cruise on Valentine's Day or are already at sea on February 14. If you are considering a Valentine's Day cruise this year, book early to avoid disappointment and get the cabin you want.
The Princess Cruise fleet is associated with the "Love Boat" TV show. Capitalizing on that theme, Princess goes out of its way to make sailings romantic. A variety of restaurants serving everything from pizza to steak, many cabins with a private balcony, and even a place for weddings at sea make this ship a perfect place to spend Valentine's Day.
The Caribbean Princess departs from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on February 9, 2020, for a seven-day Western Caribbean round-trip cruise. Ports of call include Princess Cays, Bermuda; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Cozumel, Mexico; and back to Fort Lauderdale.
Valentine's Day often coincides with the President's Day holiday and winter recess. So if you have vacation time and want to cruise with the family, a Disney Cruise Line ship could be a hit. Disney has figured out that if you keep the kids really busy—there are children's programs on this ship from morning until night and this cruise includes a Star Wars Day at Sea, pools, waterslides, and kids' clubs—adults get time to themselves. In addition, there are adults-only areas where the little darlings may not tread.
The seven-night round-trip Eastern Caribbean cruise departs from Port Canaveral, Florida, on February 8, 2020, and calls at Tortola, British Virgin Islands; San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Disney's Castaway Cay (a private island in the Bahamas), after which the ship returns to Port Canaveral on February 15, 2020.
Departing from San Antonio, Chile, on February 4, 2020, Azamara sails on a sea-and-land journey that calls at Puerto Montt, Puerto Chacabuco, and Punta Arenas in Chile; Ushuaia, Argentina; Port Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands; and Montevideo, Uruguay, before debarking in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on February 18 and 19, 2020. You'll see the beautiful Chilean Fjords, and have use of the ship's pool, spa, and fitness center during your four days at sea.
Azamara Journey is a small cruise ship that is known for personal service (every cabin has a butler) and the excellent quality of its food.
The ultimate in romance in the world's most seductive setting, Paul Gauguin Cruises ply the waters of French Polynesia. On a seven-night cruise that commences February 8, 2020, the ship originates in Papeete, the capital of Tahiti, and calls at Vairao, Huahine, Bora Bora, Taha'a, and Moorea before returning to Papeete.
Enjoy all meals, beverages, and room service, which are included, along with a day of snorkeling or kayaking at a private South Seas islet, Motu Mahana.
Royal Caribbean International's Empress of the Seas includes global dining choices, dancing under the stars, live Latin music, a fitness center and spa, movies by the pool, dance productions, cooking classes, and more, creating an ideal place for you to spend Valentine's Day.
She departs on an eight-night roundtrip Eastern Caribbean cruise from Miami, Florida, on February 8, 2020. The journey includes two days at sea and calls at the ports of Labadee, Haiti; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; and returns to the Port of Miami.
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a seven-day roundtrip Valentine's cruise out of Miami departing on February 8, 2020, on the Norwegian Escape. The ship sails to Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras; Harvest Caye, Belize; Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico; and disembarks back in Miami.
Have a relaxing time swimming up to the bar and enjoying a private cabana (some with balconies). In Mexico's Costa Maya, you'll have a unique chance to visit an ancient Mayan temple and ruins as well as snorkel in one of the world's largest barrier reefs.