Caribbean vacations
Cruise and Beach Destinations
in the Caribbean, Mexico & Beyond

St. Lucia Cruise Port Tips

St. Lucia photo The Castries cruise port is one of the prettiest in the Caribbean. If flowers are in bloom, all the better.

Dominica Cruise Port Profile

Trafalgar Falls Dominica The port of Roseau is modest, but it reveals one of the region's best eco tourism experiences.

Guadeloupe Cruise Tips

Guadeloupe photo Guadeloupe in the Leeward Islands is getting more traffic from cruise ships in recent years.

San Juan Attractions

El Morro fortress Attractions include Old San Juan, the Bacardi Rum Tour and the gigantic Arecibo radio telescope.

Best Times to Visit Barbados

Barbados photo The best time of year to visit Barbados is during the dry season from January through May.

Costa Rica Attractions

best Caribbean vacations Costa Rica attractions for western Caribbean cruises include Mayan ruins, zip lining in rainforests and whitewater rafting.

Free Alaska Cruise Attractions

Some people don’t want to spend hundreds if not thousands of dollars are Alaskan cruise shore excursions. They want just free attractions.

Amber Cove Weather in October

October weather in Amber Cove is the beginning of the rainy season for this growing cruise destination.

San Juan Weather in November

It may be enough to say that San Juan weather in November has the highest rainfall of the year.

Caribbean Weather in October

Caribbean weather in October is really, really wet. But at least it’s not as wet as September.

Panama Canal Cruise Tips

Gatun Locks Panama Canal cruises come in three flavors -- a Colón visit, a Panama City visit or the entire canal.


Mazatlan is also known as "The Capital of Shrimp," so don’t be surprised when you see the abundance of shrimp dishes being offered.