The Best Caribbean Cruise Ships

Are you thinking of going on a Caribbean cruise? If so, you'll be glad to know that there is an abundance of choices on cruise lines and ships that travel around these destinations. Below, you will find some cruise tips listing the top Caribbean cruise ships.

Symphony and Serenity

Tying at the No. 1 spot are the world’s biggest Caribbean cruise ships called Symphony and Serenity from Crystal Cruise Lines. These ships, which are owned by a Japanese firm called Nippon Yusen Kaisha, features spacious and elegant staterooms intricately designed based on feng shui to ensure not only comfort but positive energy, as well. These ships are known to accommodate at least 1,000 guests. Not only that, on board you will get to enjoy a multitude of fun and enriching activities and amenities such as the Wine and Food Festival at Sea, themed cruises, fitness centers, spas and so much more. Antigua, St. Lucia, St. Maarten and Curacao are just few of the many ports of call for these ships.

Queen Mary 2

In terms of grandeur and luxury, nothing can beat the $800-million Queen Mary 2, which is the flagship of Cunard cruise lines. This cruise ship, which debuted in 2004, provides the ultimate in luxury with its world-class amenities and activities like the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, planetarium at sea, Royal Court theater, lecture hall, swimming pool with retractable pool, golf simulators and intellectual programs led by experts in various fields including politics, literature, art and many more. This ship also boasts of having the largest ballroom at sea, the Queens Room.

Regatta

Known as the only upper-premium cruise line in the world, Regatta is the flagship of the Oceania Cruises fleet. This ship, which was constructed in 1998, is overflowing with sophistication evident through its neo-classical furnishings, intricate interiors made of fine teak and custom stone  and spacious staterooms and suites, most of which have their own private verandas. Apart from that, this ship also offers unique open-seating restaurants, lounges, bars, spa, fitness centers and a casino. Caribbean destinations of Regatta include Tortola, St. John’s, Gustavia and many more.

Seven Seas Voyager and Mariner

The Regent Cruise Line is very proud of its 2 Caribbean cruise ships, namely the Seven Seas Voyager and Seven Seas Mariner. Both of these ships are known for providing guests with “ultra-luxury” vacations with their award-winning service, excellent cuisine, top-notch wine selections, premium amenities and exciting shore excursions. The 2 ships also have spacious staterooms, all of which have private balconies. It also has the famous Canyon Ranch for state-of-the-art spa centers to give you a pampering like no other.

Silver Shadow

The Silver Shadow ship from Silversea Cruises is another Caribbean cruise ship that certainly belongs on this list. Boasting of a more intimate but nevertheless equally luxurious cruise vacation, this cruise ship focuses on world-class gourmet cuisine, in-room butler service and attractive Caribbean shore excursions. This ship will take you to St. Kitts, Guadeloupe, Dominica, Antigua, Grenada and St. Lucia, among many others. 

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