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Only have a few days to spare? On these long weekend cruises to the Caribbean, you’ll discover white-sand beaches, turquoise water, and thrilling shore excursions.

Our short cruises visit tropical destinations such as Perfect Day at CocoCay, Cozumel, Key West, Nassau, and Grand Cayman and offer the perfect opportunity to rest and recharge over a three- or four-day weekend.

Whether you’re looking for a private island escape or a cultural adventure in the tropics, here are some of the best long weekend cruises to choose from.

4-Night Key West & Perfect Day From Fort Lauderdale

Long weekend cruises - Perfect Day at CocoCay

CocoCay, Bahamas

Sail from Fort Lauderdale on a four-night escape to Key West and Perfect Day at CocoCay, a private slice of paradise.

You’ll spend the first day of your getaway at sea, with all day to relax into the rhythm of life on the ocean waves and enjoy your luxurious Celebrity ship. Bask by the pool or on the fragrant grass of the Lawn Club.

Treat yourself to a blissful facial or massage in the spa, and remember to try some of the wonderful specialty restaurants on board.

Man eating key lime pie in Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

There’s plenty to see and do during your day in Key West. Head out to sea to spot wild dolphins, or join a snorkel tour to admire the brilliant colors of North America’s only living coral reef.

Hop aboard the Conch Train to explore the colorful streets and impressive mansions, or join a cycling tour, perhaps stopping for Key lime pie along the way.

Perfect Day at CocoCay is all about fun and relaxation. Choose your own pace, whether you want thrills from the zipline and the tallest waterslide in North America, or prefer to relax on a beach chair on the powdery white sand.

Elevate your experience with a private overwater cabana. Each one has a small slide—a fun way to drop gently into the warm, turquoise water.

4-Night Key West & Bahamas Cruise From Miami

Pathway leading to beach with palm trees

Key West, Florida

This four-night cruise departs from Miami, where you can spend a day strolling down South Beach, shopping in the Design District, or taking a dip in the warm ocean.

From there, you’ll cruise to Key West, a quirky, boho beach town full of fun and natural beauty. Discover one of the best-preserved coral reefs in the world on a snorkeling excursion.

Take a photo at the red-striped buoy which marks the southernmost point of the continental United States. Cycle through the pretty streets and alleys; it’s not far, as the island spans less than eight miles.

People swimming with dolphins

Blue Lagoon Island, The Bahamas

Your ship will spend a day at sea before arriving in Nassau, a tropical oasis where you’ll find delicious food, rum cocktails, and some of the most beautiful beaches you’ll ever lay eyes on. Book a shore excursion to Blue Lagoon Island, where you can swim with dolphins.

Pearl Island is a private paradise where you can lounge in an oceanfront cabana, while Balmoral Island is the perfect destination to relax on the sand or go on a kayaking trip.

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5-Night Key West & Grand Cayman From Fort Lauderdale

People taking a photo from the Southernmost Point in Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

Set sail from Fort Lauderdale on a long weekend cruise that takes you to two contrasting destinations—Key West and Grand Cayman—and includes two blissful days at sea to enjoy your luxurious ship.

Your first port of call is arty Key West, the southernmost point of the continental USA, packed with cool bars, quirky shops, and points of historical interest.

Visit the villa where Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote and admire the six-toed cats that roam the gardens. Take a glass-bottomed boat tour over rainbow-colored coral reefs or join a food tour to sample the culinary treats that Key West is known for, from conch fritters to Key lime pie.

White sand beach of Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

The next stop on this incredible long weekend cruise is George Town, a vibrant port city located on Grand Cayman. Embrace island life on Seven Mile Beach, a gorgeous stretch of pristine sand and turquoise ocean. Order a daiquiri or rum punch and spend the day listening to the waves and admiring the view.

Swim with southern stingrays on a shallow sandbar, or visit the Queen Elizabeth II Royal Botanical Park to admire lush gardens and visit the blue iguana captive breeding program.

On this long weekend cruise from Fort Lauderdale, you’ll spend two relaxing days at sea. Take in a Broadway-standard show in the theater, sunbathe on deck, and cool off in the shimmering pool.

Couple at The Spa aboard Celebrity Cruises

The Spa

Spend some time at The Spa, where you can enjoy an indulgent treatment or melt your worries away in the steam room.

Evenings begin at the Martini Bar, where a friendly bartender will craft a delicious cocktail. For dinner, visit one of our specialty restaurants featuring creative interpretations of international cuisine including Italian, French, and Japanese.

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4-Night Western Caribbean Cruise From Fort Lauderdale

People hanging out at the Solarium


Departing from the exciting city of Fort Lauderdale, this long weekend cruise combines a visit to the beautiful island of Cozumel with two serene days at sea.

Spend the first day at sea taking advantage of all of the exciting venues and five-star entertainment on board. Enjoy ocean views from every corner of the ship, including the outdoor pool and indoor solarium, where you can take a refreshing break from the sun while sipping a tropical cocktail.

Enjoy dinner at one of our many onboard restaurants, where the choice reflects the flavors of the Caribbean and the wider world.

Aerial view of Playa Mia, Cozumel

Playa Mia, Cozumel

Discover Cozumel, a Mexican island paradise surrounded by vibrant coral reefs and white sand beaches, with alluring ancient ruins to explore. Dip your toes into the cool, turquoise water.

Sign up for a cooking class, where you’ll learn how to make fresh fish tacos, or go to a tequila tasting and sample local varieties.

Head out to the stunning ruins of Chichen Itza, the sprawling site of an ancient Mayan civilization. Or go on an underwater adventure, either snorkeling or scuba diving, around Cozumel’s colorful reefs, where you could encounter everything from stingrays to turtles.

The Theatre aboard Celebrity Cruises

The Theatre

On your way back to Fort Lauderdale, you’ll have another day at sea to enjoy the ship. Watch a thrilling show that combines music, dance, and acrobatics at The Theatre.

Relax your worries away during a pampering afternoon at The Spa, and watch the sun go down from the popular Sunset Bar or your own private veranda.

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4-Night Key West & Bahamas Cruise From Fort Lauderdale

People hanging out inside Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Florida

Sloppy Joe’s Bar in Key West, Florida

Enjoy a relaxing Caribbean vacation on this four-night cruise that visits Key West and Nassau.

Spend four nights aboard one of our award-winning cruise ships, where you’ll experience unrivaled service, world-class cuisine, and non-stop entertainment along the way.

This relaxing cruise first heads to Key West, the quirky Florida beach town that Ernest Hemingway once called home. Visit the famous writer’s former house-turned-museum.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a slice of Key lime pie. Explore the shallow coral reefs rich with marine life, or stroll down Duval Street, where the party never ends.

Iconic pink facade of Atlantis Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Atlantis Paradise Island, The Bahamas

In Nassau, bury your toes in the impossibly white sand of the Bahamas. Or spend the day at Aquaventure, a spectacular waterpark at Atlantis Paradise Island, packed with thrilling slides, rapids, and lagoon-style aquariums.

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5-Night Bahamas & Mexico Holiday Cruise From Fort Lauderdale

Long weekend cruises - Pearl Island

Pearl Island, The Bahamas

Ring in the New Year on a glittering evening at sea that’s bound to be a highlight of this five-night holiday cruise from Fort Lauderdale to the Bahamas and Mexico.

Your first port of call will be Nassau, where you can sunbathe on pristine, white-sand beaches or explore the city’s historic buildings, with a rum tasting along the way.

Take a boat tour to tiny Pearl Island for a laid-back day of sunbathing and swimming, or do something completely different and take a dip with some of the friendly local pigs, which love nothing more than a swim in the sea.

If you prefer dry land, join a jeep tour of New Providence island with stops at a rum distillery and a restaurant for a traditional fish fry.

Ruins of Chichen Itza in Yucatan, Mexico

Chichen Itza, Mexico

After a day at sea, where the New Year’s celebrations will go on late into the night, you’ll arrive at Cozumel, an island off the coast of Mexico full of natural beauty, ancient history, and spectacular beaches.

Fly over the Yucatan Peninsula on an exciting excursion that will take you to the ancient ruins of Chichen Itza. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to several ancient Mayan structures and pyramids, including the famous Kukulkan Pyramid, which towers over the rest.

Marine life in Cozumel National Marine Park

Cozumel National Marine Park, Mexico

Underwater enthusiasts will love that Cozumel is one of the best islands for snorkeling in the Caribbean. Board a catamaran and head to the beautiful Cozumel National Marine Park, which is teeming with marine species and coral formations. Spot sea turtles, lobsters, manta rays, and schools of tropical fish during your time underwater.

If you’re a foodie, consider a cooking lesson, where a Mexican chef will teach you how to prepare a delicious, traditional Mexican lunch full of spicy and local ingredients. During a private tequila tasting, you’ll learn the differences between silver non-aged tequila and caramel-colored extra añejo.

Colorful bottles of tequila on a table


Before returning to Fort Lauderdale, you’ll have one more day at sea to make the most out of your cruise vacation and enjoy all of the fun and entertaining activities available on board, from world-class dining to exciting shows and live performances.

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Family relaxing at the beach

George Town, Grand Cayman

Make the most of that day off from work and book a long weekend cruise today. Browse cruise itineraries on our website and prepare for a luxurious weekend at sea.

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