Southern Caribbean Cruises

Swirl to jungled islands, turquoise seas, and flaxen beaches on Southern Caribbean cruises. Each cruise port has plenty to do, whether you want to unwind or have an exhilarating adventure. Cruise to this exciting region on new 7- or 8-day voyages. Let the sea carry you to Grenada, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Dominica, and other destinations. Cap off your cruise in a cabana on Half Moon Cay, our award-winning private paradise. Spend blissful days at sea on perfectly sized cruise ships where you can hit the spa or dance to live music. Find the best Southern Caribbean cruises for any type of vacation.

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2021 Caribbean Cruises Begin Sailing October 23rd

Island hop the Caribbean on cruises from Fort Lauderdale. Our featured itineraries depart Florida to Turks & Caicos, Dominican Republic and Aruba.

Holland America Line cruises from Fort Lauderdale to the Caribbean are available for guests who have received their final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the cruise and have proof of vaccination. Here are the COVID-19 Guest Protocols currently planned which are subject to change as further details are established. They will be updated in accordance with guidance from public health authorities. View our health & safety protocols for more information. 

Featured Southern Caribbean Cruise Ports

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Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

There’s nothing quite like Half Moon Cay, our private Caribbean paradise in the Bahamas. The most stunning, highest-rated private-island experience in the region, Half Moon Cay has won Porthole Cruise Magazine’s Best Private Island every year for two decades.

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Oranjestad, Aruba

The Dutch island of Aruba feels like another world and offers experiences unlike anywhere else. Relax in the shade of a Fofoti tree on a whitesand beach or explore coastal cliffs in a cactus-filled landscape that that has both wild donkeys and lounging iguanas.

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Samana, Dominican Republic

Samaná is a popular whale-watching port as thousands of humpbacks migrate to the area every year. Rent a beach chair and unwind to the sound of the ocean and rustling palm trees. Snorkel the bay’s crystal-clear waters or swim at the base of a secret waterfall.

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Add to Your Southern Caribbean Cruise

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Featured Southern Caribbean Shore Excursions

Introducing Our Newest Ships

Rotterdam

Inspired by music, Rotterdam is a new ship that hits all the right notes from exquisite dining to innovative entertainment. Rotterdam will be the soundtrack of discovery on your journey, from that very first day to end of each perfect night.

Nieuw Statendam

Cruise the Caribbean aboard the Nieuw Statendam, a modern beauty with dramatic spaces. Experience perfect bliss and more room as you’re carried to the Caribbean on this perfectly mid-sized ship.