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Getaway Cruises

Relax and rejuvenate at sea on short cruises

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Slip away from everyday life and sail into relaxation on Getaway cruises with Princess®. Travel to ports along the West Coast, explore cities in Mexico, or visit the islands of the Caribbean. Whether you prefer to bask in the sun or watch Movies Under the Stars®, find a range of activities for every guest. Choose from a variety of short itineraries or a weekend Getaway cruise, and experience true relaxation with Princess.

La Jolla in San Diego on a Pacific Coastal Getaway

West Coast wanderlust

California Coast Getaways

Bask in the beauty of the West Coast on Getaway cruises. On one-way itineraries, continue exploring ashore when you end your trip in a new city like Vancouver, Seattle or Astoria. Or visit California’s popular cities such as San Diego, Ensenada, San Francisco or Los Angeles on roundtrip itineraries. The West Coast awaits on a Getaway cruise.

Discover El Arco in Cabo San Lucas on a Mexico Getaway

Find endless fiesta in Cabo

Cabo San Lucas Getaways

On a Cabo San Lucas Getaway cruise, travel to the Baja Peninsula, where the Pacific meets the Sea of Cortez, and discover the many marvels of Cabo, best known for its famous arched rock formation, El Arco. Enjoy exhilarating snorkeling, or unwind with a cocktail and sunbathing on the beach. With an overnight stay in Cabo included on every itinerary, you’ll have plenty of time to explore and unwind with Princess.

Private bungalows on Princess Cays on a Caribbean Getaway

Clear waters and white-sand beaches

Caribbean Getaways

Sun-kissed beaches and vibrant coral reefs await on Caribbean Getaway cruises. Sunbathe on the shores of Princess Cays, Princess' Private Island resort. Swim alongside stingrays, and ride a banana just off the shore. Or explore the Bermudan-British colonial architecture and historic sites like the Old Prison or Lighthouse of Grand Turk. Revel in the sunshine and famous Caribbean blue waters with Princess.

Why Sail on a Getaway Cruise with Princess

Relax & rejuvenate

Whether it’s one day to relax or six days to reset, unwind on board any of our Getaway cruises. Lounge by the pool, take a dip in the hot tub and sip on refreshing cocktails without ever having to wait in line at the bar with the use of Princess MedallionClass®. Or treat yourself to a massage at the Lotus Spa®, attend culinary demonstrations in the Princess Theater and watch Movies Under the Stars®. The possibilities are endless with Princess.

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First time cruising

You might not understand the thrill of cruising until you’ve experienced it yourself. With Getaway cruises, get a taste of ocean travel in just a short trip away. Visit iconic cities, indulge in international cuisine and immerse yourself in new cultures. After a few days of relaxation on board and exploration ashore, you can decide which adventure to embark on next with Princess.


Every special occasion is better shared together, and what better way to celebrate than a Getaway cruise with Princess. From birthdays and anniversaries to vow renewals and family reunions, find onboard activities and adventures ashore for every guest in your party. With our Getaway cruise deals, discover even more reasons to celebrate with your friends or family on a cruise vacation.

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Increase your loyalty status

Revel in the perks of our Captain’s Circle Membership benefits when you embark on another Princess vacation. Every trip earns you credit – even short Getaway cruises – to get you one step closer to the next membership tier. This means more discounts, upgrades and pre-sale opportunities. Depending on the loyalty level, you can also enjoy complimentary services, like wine-tastings, hors d’oeuvres and priority embarkation.

Shore excursions

Trace the footsteps of ancient Mayan civilizations, and learn how to prepare salsa while sipping margaritas in Mexico. Snorkel in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Or sip famous wines in California and shop at the oldest open-air-farmer’s market on the Pacific Coast in Washington. The choice is yours on Getaway Cruises with Princess.

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Short Cruise Onboard Activities

Sunbathe by the pool, attend Broadway-style productions or indulge in regionally inspired cuisine. Whatever relaxation means to you, find it on board a Getaway cruise with Princess.

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