Exotic, tranquil, gorgeously beautiful and always sun drenched, there’s no point in even trying to sell you a Caribbean cruise holiday as you’re probably already sold. With its unique islands, perfect tropical climate and incredible beaches, it’s a place that you’ll want to visit anyway. With this in mind, we’ve put together a list of the best places so you can make the most of your time in this stunning part of the world when you do visit.
Not just the name of the famous blue alcohol, Curacao is also a beautiful island which boasts some impressive Dutch colonial architecture in Willemstad, looking much more like say the streets of Amsterdam than the Caribbean. With around 35 beaches, museums, monuments and incredible snorkelling locations, it’s the perfect island for adventure seekers and leisurely cruisers alike.
Without a doubt anyone heading on a Caribbean cruise needs to ensure that colourful Cuba is on their list of places to stay. Unique, beautiful, and timeless, walking Havana’s streets will transport you to a time long lost, where Cadillac’s line the streets and salsa rhythms pulsate through the air. Cuba boasts a thrilling history, gorgeous beaches and a whole host of things to do and see, making it a must visit location on anyone’s Caribbean itinerary.
The Dominican Republic
The best island for families of all ages, the Dominican has a little bit of something for everyone. With lots of museums and monuments to explore for those who’re interested in the island’s colonial history to fine beaches and impressive bars and restaurants. Whether you want to soak up the sun, or explore the architecture in the towns, the Dominican is well worth visiting and a stop on most Caribbean cruises available at Planet Cruise.
Those looking for idyllic Caribbean views must call at Grenada on their cruise. Less touristy than many of the other Caribbean islands and as a result, much more naturally beautiful, it’s perfect for simply walking around and soaking up the atmosphere. What with small private beaches and incredible rainforests to explore, it’s natural beauty makes it an island you have to visit for a taste of the authentic Caribbean life.
These are just some of the highlights of the Caribbean that you have to see, with many more islands offering travellers unique and beautiful experiences there’s a huge selection of places to see and things to do when you get off the ship anywhere in the Caribbean.