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Eastern Caribbean Cruises

From breathtaking beaches and waters to friendly locals and old-world charm

Breathtaking natural beauty combined with old-world charm defines the magical allure of the Eastern Caribbean. With a distinctive fusion of European, African and Latin American influences, this region boasts quaint towns alive with diverse cultures amongst a breathtaking backdrop of swaying palm trees, velveteen sands and turquoise waters accented with rainbow fish. The locals are friendly, the duty-free shops bustling and the cultures fascinating. Soak up the sun, adopt its laid-back island mindset and explore coral reefs teeming with marine life on an Eastern Caribbean cruise vacation, roundtrip from Ft. Lauderdale for a quick weekend getaway, one week, or even longer!

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Eastern Caribbean Cruise Highlights

Eastern Caribbean History & Culture | Princess Cruises

History & Culture

This Caribbean region boasts a richly diverse heritage with British colonial roots in Antigua, Grand Turk's Bermudan influences, and of course, the rich Dutch and French cultures of extraordinary St. Maarten.
Eastern Caribbean Coral Reefs | Princess Cruises

Natural Wonders

The natural beauty of the Eastern Caribbean is sure to delight, from St. Lucia's twin volcanic peaks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the Antiguan and Puerto Rican rainforests, Grand Turk’s renowned coral reefs and more.
Eastern Caribbean Shopping | Princess Cruises

Duty-free Treasures

The Caribbean is a shopper's paradise. Head to St. Maarten's Front Street, Grenada's St. George Harbor or the Venezuelan village of Tacuantar for local crafts. For fine leather, cameras, jewelry and art, the U.S. Virgin Island's Charlotte Amalie and San Juan's Condado and Isla Verde are your best bets.
Celebrations in the Caribbean – Weddings | Princess Cruises

Special Celebrations in Paradise

Fall in love, or back in love, celebrate your golden anniversary, blow out all the candles. We go the extra mile to make your birthday, wedding, honeymoon, anniversary or renewal of vows the most memorable yet. Princess helps create moments you’ll savor for years to come.

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Eastern Caribbean Award-Winning Shore Excursions | Princess Cruises

Award-winning Shore Excursions

Hug a sea lion on St. Thomas, ride horseback along Grand Turk's beach, and even sail a racing yacht while visiting St. Maarten! And on itineraries with More Ashore Late Night calls, we stay until at least 9 p.m. in port so you can also experience some of the fabulous nightlife.

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Roundtrip Sailings from Ft. Lauderdale

This sunny city isn't just your embarkation port; it’s a gateway to the famous Florida Everglades, the popular hot spot known as South Beach and spectacular shopping.

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Extending Your Caribbean Cruise Vacation

Spend extra time - on either side of your cruise - in our most captivating cities with a Cruise Plus Hotel Package.

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