Sometimes we just want to go away on a mini cruise for a couple of days of relaxing on-board a cruise ship and seeing places close by. Luckily, the UK is ideally located for short cruises between two and five nights.
The Caribbean is known for its bright blue skies, warm crystal clear waters and laid back lifestyle. If you’re considering a trip to the Caribbean, whether as a cruise package or a few weeks in the sun, here are our favorite Caribbean islands to visit.
As the capital of the Bahamas, Nassau is a popular destination for holidaymakers who want sun, sea and sand – even the blue and yellow stripes on their flag represent the sandy beaches and ocean waves – but it also retains a taste of Europe thanks to still being a member of the British Commonwealth.
Nassau is a common first port of call on a Caribbean …
Think of Barbados and it conjures up palm trees blowing in a gentle breeze, bright blue skies, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters. You wouldn’t be far wrong to picture this paradise as Barbados is all this and more. In addition to all this, Barbados has a charm all of its own with a rich, blended culture of its native African heritage and the old English tradition brought to it in relatively recent years.
What to do in Barbados
Barbados’ cruise port is located in a deep water harbour a mile out of the city centre of Bridgetown. Despite the fact that it’s a small island, measuring only 21 by 14 miles, …
Ocean Cay, the one-of-a-kind beach resort and marine reserve is set to open in October 2018.
Lots of exciting times lie ahead for MSC Cruise Line, not only do they have several new ships on order including the MSC Meraviglia and the MSC Seaside, but they are also launching their second exclusive destination the Ocean Cay Marine Reserve in the Bahamas.
The Ocean Cay Marine Reserve will have its official opening ceremony on October 6th, when the Prime Minister of the Bahamas will also be in attendance.
MSC Ocean Cay Marine Reserve Cruise Port
Pierfrancesco Vago, Executive Chairman of MSC Cruises, commented: “As we sat out to …
Carnival cruise line has launched Cozumel Plus to give you more time in port, opening the gateway to a variety of new excursion opportunities.
Cozumel Plus has been designed by Carnival cruise line and as well as giving guests longer in port, a selection of additional shore excursions has been unveiled. The new, extra-long tours include incredible experiences such as swimming with whale sharks, exploring undersea caves and visiting the fascinating site of Chichen Itza. These new excursions will be in addition to the 50 existing tours already on offer, presenting huge choice for cruise visitors.
More than 800 Carnival voyages will benefit from the extended …
MSC Cruise line are investing $200 million in Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, their own purpose-built private island!
Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve
Working in partnership with the Bahamian Government and ecologists, MSC plan to turn a former sand extraction station in the Bahamas into a thriving marine reserve. The ambitious project aims to promote conservation whilst also boosting the tourism economy in the region.
Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, will offer guests the opportunity to enjoy some of the finest beaches in the world alongside an array of Caribbean-inspired experiences.
The family that owns MSC Cruises has more than 300 years of seafaring heritage, which has engendered a deep respect …