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 Cozumel, Key West, Nassau, and Grand Cayman and offer the perfect opportunity to rest and recharge over a three- or four-day weekend. You’ll sail aboard Celebrity Infinity or Celebrity Millennium, one of the first ships in our fleet to undergo our Celebrity Revolution modernization.
Here are some of the best long weekend cruises to choose from.
4-Night Key West & Bahamas Cruise From Miami
This four-night cruise departs from Miami, Florida, a sun-soaked city and popular cruise departure port, 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 kitschy beach town full of fun and natural beauty. Discover one of the best-preserved coral structures 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 quirky streets and alleys of the island that spans less than eight miles.
Your ship will spend a day at sea before arriving in Nassau, a tropical oasis full of delicious food, rum, and some of the most beautiful beaches you’ll ever lay eyes on. Book a shore excursion to other islands like Blue Lagoon Island, where you can swim with dolphins; Pearl Island, a private paradise where you can lounge in an oceanfront cabana; and Balmoral Island, the perfect destination to relax on the sand or go on a kayaking trip around its shore.
4-Night Grand Cayman Cruise From Fort Lauderdale
During this long weekend cruise itinerary, you’ll cruise to George Town, a vibrant port city located on Grand Cayman. Embrace the glitzy side of the island at Seven Mile Beach, a gorgeous stretch of pristine sand and turquoise ocean that seems like something out of a dream. Order a daiquiri or rum punch and spend the day listening to the ocean and admiring the view.
If you’re looking for a little more action, you can swim with southern stingrays in a shallow sandbar, or visit a saltwater lagoon to interact with bottlenose dolphins.
On this itinerary, you’ll spend two blissful days at sea. Schedule a night at our theater and enjoy a Broadway-level show. Take a dip in the pool or sunbathe on the deck.
If you want to treat yourself, spend some time at The Spa, where you can enjoy an indulgent treatment or melt your worries away in the steam room. Or book a stay at The Retreat, our luxury vacation experience, and dine in the private restaurant, Luminae, or unwind at the exclusive Sundeck.
For dinner, enjoy the globally inspired cuisine available in the Main Dining Room, or make a reservation at one of our specialty restaurants featuring creative takes on international cuisine including Italian, French, and Japanese.
If you’re with your sweetheart, make it a fun night out and head to the Martini Bar, where a friendly bartender will create a delicious craft cocktail for you two. Later, stop at a lounge and dance the night away.
4-Night Cozumel Cruise From Miami
Departing from the exciting city of Miami, 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 fun venues and five-star entertainment awaiting 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 onboard restaurants, where you can order dishes crafted by a Michelin-starred chef.
Discover Cozumel, a Mexican island paradise full of vibrant coral reefs, white sand beaches, and alluring ancient ruins. 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, and encounter everything from stingrays to turtles.
On your way back to Miami, you’ll have an extra day at sea to do everything you didn’t get to experience earlier. Watch a thrilling show that combines music, dance, and acrobatics at The Theatre. Relax your worries away during a pampering afternoon at The Spa. Try your luck at the roulette or blackjack table at the Casino. Don’t miss watching the sun go down from the Sunset Bar or your own private veranda.
5-Night Key West & Mexico Cruise From Miami
Take advantage of a holiday weekend and bookend a few vacation days to sail on this spectacular five-night cruise that visits Key West, Florida and Cozumel, Mexico.
Start your vacation early and spend a day exploring Miami, a colorful destination with beautiful beaches, lively culture, and global cuisine. Admire the pastel Art Deco buildings of South Beach and spend the afternoon at one of the city’s world-renowned beaches.
Walk the streets of artsy Wynwood, where graffiti murals decorate the streets packed with restaurants, bars, and hip coffee shops. Get some shopping done at the Design District, where you’ll find designer stores, eclectic architecture, and outdoor sculptures. Head to Calle Ocho and enjoy a traditional Cuban sandwich before making your way to your cruise ship.
Once you set sail, your first port of call is sunny Key West. Snorkeling enthusiasts will love exploring the underwater world here, where you’ll find diverse ecosystems and a beautiful coral reef full of colorful sea creatures.
If you rather stay above water, rent a kayak and paddle through Key West’s mangroves and sand bars. Visit Ernest Hemingway’s Key West home and gardens, where you just might run into one of the famed six-toed cats that can be spotted roaming the property.
For a fun time, stroll down Duval Street and explore the area’s lively bars and pubs, including Sloppy Joe’s Bar, which was one of Hemingway’s old haunts. Don’t forget to try a slice of the local specialty, key lime pie, before heading back to the ship.
After a day at sea, you’ll cruise to 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.
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 guided 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.
Before returning to Miami, you’ll have one more day at sea to make the most out of your luxury 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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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.