EASTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Discover the Eastern Caribbean’s unspoiled beaches and rich culture
With its pearly white beaches, clear blue waters, and deep green landscapes, an Eastern Caribbean cruise consistently delivers on its promise of paradise. Explore historic Puerto Rico and tour imposing forts dating back hundreds of years. On nearby St. Maarten, choose from dozens of palm-lined beaches like Mullet Bay Beach or romantic Dawn Beach. Tour Blackbeard’s mystical castle in Charlotte-Amalie, the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Ascend the famed 99 Steps for sweeping views of St. Thomas from the top.
Stop on relaxing St. Kitts for breathtaking beaches and lush rainforest hikes. In Tortola, snorkel along the coral and turquoise waters of Smugglers Cove, or hike the stunning Virgin Gorda Baths. When you experience the Eastern Caribbean’s top destinations with Celebrity, we’ll reveal a new side to island life through world-class excursions and activities for every type of traveler. Keep the island vibes flowing long after your vacation with precious memories of sun-soaked days on the world’s best beaches.
It wouldn’t be a Caribbean cruise without dazzling white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and aqua-adventures. In St. Kitts & Nevis, lose track of time at Frigate Bay, a secluded cove where swimming, snorkeling, and marine animal sightings are all part of the fun. In the Dominican Republic, relax on Playa Grande, or discover the immaculate stretch of sand at Cane Garden Bay in Tortola. At every port of call, you’ll have a world-class selection of gorgeous beaches to choose from.
The fusion of Dutch, Spanish, and local influences add to the captivating quality of the Eastern Caribbean. Explore Fortaleza San Felipe in Puerto Plata, which once protected the city from pirates and looters. Stroll Old San Juan’s colorful cobblestoned streets to be transported back in time, or tour the 16th-century Spanish citadel El Morro, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which casts a watchful eye over the capital city.
Embark on a journey up the 99 Steps in Charlotte-Amalie, St. Thomas for breathtaking island views from the top. In St. Kitts and Nevis lies one of the Caribbean’s most popular hikes—an ascent to Mount Liamuiga, a dormant volcano on the west side of the island. For an adventure you’ll never forget, soar over the lush treetops of the islands on an exciting zip line excursion.
On a cruise to St. Maarten, you’ll discover a rich cultural heritage that fuses Caribbean soul with European charm. Head to Great Bay Beach for watersports like jet skiing, or lounge on the breathtaking Grand Case Beach. Get your adrenaline pumping as you soar over the treetops on a zip line, ride horseback along the coastline, or watch in awe as an airplane descends right over you on Maho Beach.
On the extraordinary island of St. Thomas, escape to the aptly-named Sapphire Beach for a swim, or go on a thrilling boat ride along the half-moon shaped Magens Bay. Discover Charlotte-Amalie on a guided culinary tour and learn how to make rum cocktails and traditional dishes. Explore shipwrecks on an unforgettable scuba diving excursion, or snorkel with sea turtles in a protected national park.
Puerto Rico’s capital is a well-loved destination and one of the most energetic cities in the Caribbean. Wander through the historic, colorful streets of Old San Juan. Swim and snorkel along the beaches of Condado or El Escambrón, where vibrant marine life and coral reefs live. Venture deeper into the island on a journey to El Yunque National Forest, a tropical rainforest with hiking trails and spectacular waterfalls.
Cruises to the Eastern Caribbean depart from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Tampa, Florida; and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Set sail year-round on one of our luxury cruise ships, like Celebrity Edge or Apex. You’ll spend seven to eleven nights in paradise, both on and off the ship.
While you’re sailing the Eastern Caribbean, there’s an entire world at your fingertips on board. After a busy day in port exploring the sights or a slow, easy day on one of the Caribbean’s pristine beaches, revel in luxury on board. Savor cuisine designed by Michelin-starred chefs at one of our specialty restaurants. Sink into the Cashmere mattress in your luxuriously appointed stateroom or suite. Book a well-earned massage at The Spa, or lounge poolside. Unwind in total comfort as you sail from one Eastern Caribbean paradise to the next on your luxury cruise vacation.