Southern Caribbean Cruises

Your Southern Caribbean cruise is waiting to whisk you to fantastic isles and vibrant ports. Explore this incredible region on roundtrip voyages from Ft. Lauderdale. Every Caribbean cruise port has plenty to explore, from Aruba’s wind-sculpted terrain to the rainforests of the Dominican Republic. Toast to your journey on Half Moon Cay, our top-rated private island in the Bahamas. Spend blissful days at sea on perfectly sized ships where you can hit the spa or dance to live music. Find the best Southern Caribbean cruises whether you want a week-long family vacation or an extended sojourn to remote destinations.

Featured Southern Caribbean Cruise Ports

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Every Southern Caribbean cruise includes a stop at Half Moon Cay, our private island perfected over nearly a quarter century. Celebrate its 25th anniversary with us in the 2022-2023 season. Take a dip in its crystal waters or a barefoot stroll on its white-sand beaches.

Oranjestad, Aruba

Oranjestad, Aruba

The Dutch island of Aruba feels like another world and has activities you can’t find anywhere else. Relax in the shade of a fofoti tree or hike its arid, cactus-studded landscapes, where you might see wild donkeys and lounging iguanas along the way.

Amber Cove, Dominican Republic

Amber Cove, Dominican Republic

A new cruise port on the country’s North Coast, Amber Cove offers something for everyone. History lovers can tour its Spanish colonial towns. Nature seekers can taxi to lush rainforests nearby. Families will find an array of resorts, beaches and waterparks.

Add to Your Southern Caribbean Cruise

Find Flights

Find Flights

Book flights that depart and arrive in time for your Southern Caribbean cruise with Holland America Line Flight Ease®. Find low prices, loads of options, and enjoy flexibility and support should plans change.

Add A Hotel Package

Add A Hotel Package

Add a hotel package to your Southern Caribbean cruise and enjoy convenient, comfortable overnights in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida before or after your cruise.

Celebrations On Board

Celebrations On Board

Celebrate life’s biggest moments as you cruise Southern Caribbean islands. Let us plan the perfect event while you relax and soak up the sunshine.

Oranjestad Shore Excursions

Oranjestad Shore Excursions

Cruises from Aruba offer amazing shore excursions. Take a submarine ride to a shipwreck or sail past Aruba’s pristine beaches on a catamaran.

Top Southern Caribbean Shore Excursions 

Elevate Your Island Time

Rotterdam

Rotterdam, our newest ship, is ready to cruise the Southern Caribbean. Every meal, electrifying performance and superb stateroom delivers a mastery of details we’ve refined over our nearly 150-year history.

Nieuw Statendam

Experience the pinnacle of Caribbean cruising on board Nieuw Statendam, a modern beauty with dramatic spaces. Enjoy perfect bliss and more room to take in the view as this award-winning cruise ship carries you to Southern Caribbean splendors.

Eurodam

Named the best cruise ship for great dining and diverse destinations, Eurodam guests can enjoy live music as part of the Music Walk® experience, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King’s Blues Club and Billboard Onboard.

Volendam

Like the fresh blooms that fill the vases all around the ship, Volendam is bright and uplifting. When not ashore in the sun-kissed Southern Caribbean, unwind at the Greenhouse Spa & Salon® or share an authentic Italian meal at Canaletto.

Zaandam

Roomy and elegant, Zaandam is designed to carry fewer passengers and offers more space. Music-inspired décor with signed instruments from rock legends, including Queen and Iggy Pop, make this ship a hit with guests.