Sunbathe on golden sands, explore age-old ruins and shop bustling bazaars.
A onetime popular haunt for pirates, the Caribbean islands offer a treasure trove worth of excitement and fun for all. Cast off on a Caribbean cruise with Disney for an unforgettable adventure at some of the most breathtakingly beautiful locales under the sun—while experiencing the unique family entertainment, exquisite dining and legendary service that makes a Disney cruise unlike any other.
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Discover lands of timeless wonder while experiencing sheer relaxation, invigoration and fun in far-off places—from the natural reefs of Grand Cayman and Cozumel to the decadent shopping in St. Maarten, to Disney’s very own private island paradise, Castaway Cay.
Galvestion, Texas – Galveston, Texas is a Disney Cruise Line port of departure to the Western Caribbean and the Bahamas. One of the oldest ports on the gulf coast, the city is located around 50 miles south of Houston, Texas. The city takes up most of Galveston Island, which is approximately 27 miles long and 3 miles at its widest point.
Miami, Florida – A beautiful Caribbean wonderland of fun and sun awaits you in vibrant Miami, Florida. Discover more about this self-described “Magic City.” Sandwiched between the Florida Everglades and the Atlantic Ocean in Southeast Florida, metro Miami is the 4th largest urban area in the U.S. behind New York, Los Angeles and Chicago.
Port Canvaeral, Florida – Port Canaveral, Florida is the gateway to Walt Disney World Resort and home of the world-famous Kennedy Space Center. Affectionately nicknamed “Florida’s Fun Port,” this vibrant seaport in Central Florida is conveniently located near sandy beaches, major theme parks, the Kennedy Space Center, the Brevard Zoo, hotels, restaurants, universities, shops and the Orlando International Airport. Enjoy the picturesque, 40-acre Jetty Park with its 1,000 foot fishing pier. Drive a few minutes south to gorgeous Cocoa Beach, the surfing capital of the state, and stroll along the boardwalk. At the port, you’ll enjoy modern facilities and accessible parking so you can enjoy yourself before or after your cruise.
Cozumel, Mexico – This island paradise provides wonders and pleasures galore for visitors of all ages. Enchantment abounds in an island city off the eastern coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. Cozumel is approximately 30 miles long and 9 miles wide, with a population of about 175,000. Life on the island itself is rich in Mayan and Mexican culture. The majority of Cozumel residents live in San Miguel, leaving the rest of the island largely untouched and covered in lush vegetation.
Disney Castaway Cay – Castaway Cay is reserved exclusively for Disney Cruise Line Guests on Bahamian and Caribbean cruises. Learn more about this private port-of-call paradise. Castaway Cay invites cruisers to enjoy balmy tropical weather and world-class recreation on a Bahamian oasis with signature Disney hospitality. From your onboard stateroom, be sure to check out the Castaway Cay-vents activities schedule. After disembarking on Castaway Cay, you can obtain beach towels and use your convenient Key to the World cards for retail transactions on the island.
Falmouth, Jamaica – Discover Falmouth’s beautiful beaches, 19th-century Georgian architecture, vibrant arts culture and spicy Caribbean cuisine. Located on Jamaica’s north coast, this charming city is the gateway to popular Jamaican destinations. Art and culture abound at Water Square, home to the Albert George Market. Here, you’ll find local craftwork that showcases the history of the region. For a true taste of Jamaica, be sure to sample traditional jerk cuisine. Spicy and delicious, jerk-seasoned dishes pair well with fresh Jamaican produce like ackee, mango and guava. For cooling refreshment, adults will enjoy Jamaica’s Red Stripe beer—which was first brewed in the capital city of Kingston in 1928.
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Experience the best of recreation and leisure with your family in Grand Cayman—a destination famous for both. Living up to its name, the majestic Grand Cayman is the largest of the Cayman Islands. The limestone Cayman Islands are actually the top land masses of a giant underwater mountain range. The majority of the islanders live in Grand Cayman—and they are a lively bunch! The festive spirit of the area attracts tourists from all over with the allure of exotic marine life, warm waters, sun-drenched beaches and delicious cuisine.
Key West, Florida – Explore a town rich in culture and exotic surroundings that inspired writers like Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams. As the largest island in Florida, Key West measures 4 miles long and 2 miles wide. The island represents the southernmost point in the continental U.S., and because of proximity to the Gulf Stream, enjoys a mild tropical climate. With its beautiful beaches, balmy weather, pristine natural settings and fetching old American architecture, it’s no wonder Key West is a celebrated locale for world-class leisure, recreation and scintillating nightlife. The island also possesses a fascinating culture all its own.
St. Maarten – Tourists flock to St. Maarten for festive nightlife, local handicrafts, exotic drinks, decadent shopping and gorgeous beaches. Learn about an island that’s evenly and peaceably split between France and the Netherlands. Though this area comprises 2 different territories, there exists no real border. Only monuments and signs mark these distinctions. The 2 territories occupying the island hold the distinction of being the smallest to exist separately on one sea isle.
San Juan, Puerto Rico – This destination promises cobblestone streets, brightly colored buildings and a history stretching back to the Conquistadors. Brush up on the fine points of this popular vacation spot. The oldest city under U.S. jurisdiction, San Juan offers a warm climate throughout the year, with sizzling temperatures in the summer. Mountains cover over half of the island terrain, but the geography of Puerto Rico also includes rain forests, deserts and caves.
St. Thomas/St. John, US Virgin Islands – Journey to St. Thomas and St. John of the U.S. Virgin Islands where all the charms of the Caribbean await you. St. Thomas and St. John are some of the most popular tropical tourist destinations in the world today. Learn about these enchanting ports of call, once largely occupied by Dutch-owned sugar cane plantations and pirates of the Caribbean.
Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Idyllic Tortola serves as a warm-weather retreat for visitors from around the world. Discover the largest and most populous of the 60 British Virgin Islands. 13.5 miles long and 3 miles wide, Tortola is home to a population of approximately 24,000 people. You’ll discover a relaxed lifestyle and peaceful island culture here in the British Virgin Islands. You can also take part in time-honored traditions.
Basseterre, St. Kitts – For those looking for a Caribbean escape ripe with exploration potential, St. Kitts has it all. Learn about this small volcanic island in the West Indies. St. Kitts is 69 square miles with a population of 31,880. White-sand beaches, sapphire waters and a vibrant green rainforest mingle alongside historic, centuries-old sites that tell a deeper story of a culture that continues to inspire all who visit.
Bridgetown, Barbados – Pristine waters, British colonial history and idyllic climate—this limestone island ringed by coral reefs is a tropical gem! Northeast of Trinidad and Tobago, bordering the western Atlantic Ocean, awaits an island paradise in the Caribbean sea. Barbados’ population is known to be friendly, respectful and conservative. To this day, its English roots are apparent—drivers keep to the left side of the road, cricket is the most popular sport and police uniforms date back to the British era of HMS Admiral Lord Nelson.
Castries, St. Lucia – St. Lucia boasts jagged peaks, lush rainforests and breathtaking blue ocean water. Discover a volcanic island located in the eastern Caribbean chain of the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. The vibrant natural beauty of St. Lucia is matched only by the rich cultures—African, French and British—that call St. Lucia home. British influence can be felt in the language, which is primarily English. French culture is infused in the arts, including the music and methods of dance, like the Quadrille.
Fort-de-France, Martinique – With its uniquely European flair, world-famous beaches and mountainous landscape, Martinique has charmed visitors for years. Martinique is admired for its vibrant blend of Gallic and Caribbean culture, food and style—and jaw-dropping beauty. Black and white sand beaches, picturesque towns, rainforests and crystal-clear waters characterize this magical place. Situated in the Lesser Antilles of the Windward Islands, with Dominica to the north and Saint Lucia to the south, Martinique measures 431 square miles. If this gorgeous island strikes you as familiar, you may be recalling it as the stunning backdrop of the 1944 film classic, To Have and Have Not, starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall.
St. George’s, Grenada – Known as the “Island of Spice,” Grenada is a tropical haven you may never want to leave. This exotic island in the southeastern Caribbean Sea offers something for everyone. Learn about this incredible destination boasting rolling hills, rock-strewn terrain, pristine beaches and miles upon miles of unspoiled rainforest.
St. John’s, Antigua – Have your fill of gorgeous beaches, lush rainforest, national parks and cities filled with intriguing historic sites. Antigua affords Guests a culture rich in African and British influences. Part of the West Indies, Antigua is the largest island in the eastern Caribbean chain of Leeward islands that comprises the Lesser Antilles. Besides nature’s bounty, Antigua has some of the finest resorts and private residences in the Caribbean, with more than a few famous names owning summer homes on the island.
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