Looking for an escape from life and home or the office? A cruise to the Caribbean could be the perfect escape that you are looking for! There are so many reasons to cruise the Caribbean but below you’ll find just 5 reasons why we think booking a Caribbean cruise is a must to add to your bucket list.
We all dream of that perfect beach, where the sun shines on the white sands and the beautiful crystal clear ocean waves gently lap upon the shores. The Caribbean offers so many blissful sandy beaches.
There are some many beaches amongst the thousands of Caribbean islands but each one is diverse and offers something different. There’s a beach for everyone. Some are the perfect paradise where you can simply relax in the sun, whilst others you can scuba dive the reefs or take part in extreme water sports.
We all love a good party, with plenty of music and food but there’s nothing quite like a Caribbean carnival! Carnivals in the Caribbean represent the rich culture and history of the islands, where people from all over the world can share a love of music, food and dance. You’ll also see some of the most incredible costumes!
Many Carnivals take place between February and April as most stem from religious beliefs from the local cultures of the islands. However don’t be surprised to find carnival celebrations taking place throughout the year.
Fabulous Food & Drink
The Caribbean offers some amazing gastronomic treats for food lovers, which compete with the likes of France, Italy and even Asia. The countless islands offer some of the freshest, purest ingredients you’ll find anywhere in the world!
Sample seafood which is caught fresh that day and brought straight ashore back to the restaurant from the boat which caught it or enjoy freshly picked fruits hand-picked by local people every day.
7,000 Islands To Explore
The Caribbean is made up of thirteen sovereign island nations, twelve depend territories and 7,000 individuals islands! With so many islands to explore few places offer such a broad, vibrant diversity of culture.
You’ll be amazed by the changes in every island you visit, meeting new people, discovering different culture or sampling different locally sourced cuisine. If you’re someone who likes to do their own thing and explore, there are plenty of boats and ferries connecting many of the island.
Mesmerising Marine Life
The crystal clear turquoise waters of the Caribbean have some of the most diverse ecosystems of marine life anywhere on Earth! The shores of many Caribbean islands are lined with tropical reefs, home to an overabundance of sea life.
The warm waters of the Caribbean make it perfect for swimming or snorkelling. Slightly further away from the coast you might even be lucky enough to come across larger sea creatures such as dolphins, whales and even sharks!