Ports Of Call

Barbados

With pearly pink sand and a jaunty British lilt, Barbados is one of the Caribbean’s most captivating islands. Cruise to Barbados to discover a hothouse landscape, where old sugar plantations and rum distilleries dot the verdant sun-dappled hills. Spy a green monkey in a rainforest ravine, sample savory local rum, or simply follow the trail of bougainvillea blossoms to a glorious beach with your Carnival cruise to Barbados. Lounge on luscious pink- and white-sand beaches. Explore the sparkling crystals and underground pools in Harrison’s Cave. Enjoy a tour and a tipple at the Mount Gay Rum Distillery. Hike through the mossy jungle at Welchman Hall Gully on cruises to Barbados. Tour a 17th-century Jacobean plantation house. Learn More

St. Thomas, USVI

Seafarers from around the globe have flocked to the sheltered harbors of St. Thomas since pirates sailed the seas. Today, St. Thomas cruises dock in one of the busiest and most developed ports in the West Indies—Charlotte Amalie, the island’s historic capital. Join the market bustle by day and swing to scratch bands at night with Carnival® cruises to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Shop till you drop on the historic harbor front in Charlotte Amalie. Play on the creamy white sands of Magens Bay Beach. Get up close to sea horses and tropical fish at Coral World. Charter a sailboat to explore secret coves and turquoise bays. Toast your cruise to St. Thomas at a beach bar in Frenchtown. Learn More

St. Lucia, WI

Take a walk on the wild side when you cruise to St. Lucia, where magenta bougainvillea tumbles down from mossy peaks and birdsong fills the air. With some of the Caribbean’s most dramatic scenery—from the velvety Pitons peaks to the shimmering white-sand beaches—independent St. Lucia has a decidedly French lilt. Climb green-mantled mountains and snorkel in jade seas on your sun-filled Carnival® cruise to St. Lucia. Drive into the steaming crater of Mount Soufrière volcano. Picnic on a lemon grass lawn at Pigeon Island National Historic Park. Shop in the colorful Central Market of the capital city. Snorkel the clear turquoise seas in a half-moon cove. Bathe in the healing waters of Diamond Mineral Baths when you cruise to St. Lucia. Learn More

St Kitts, WI

Rainforests, waterfalls, and lovely crescents of sand are right outside your Carnival® cruise to St. Kitts. Cane fields climb the slopes of volcanic peaks, and the ruins of old mills and colonial plantation houses blanket the island. Little St. Kitts remains at heart a sleepy and charming tropical backwater. Cruise to St. Kitts to bask in the Caribbean’s sunny geniality and natural splendor. Comb the grounds of a 17th-century British fort. Shop for fresh mangos and guava fruit in the Circus Square marketplace. Hike rainforest trails to the top of a dormant volcano. Stretch out on the beautiful white-sand beaches that surround the island. Snorkel the clear jade seas in the aptly named Smitten’s Bay. Learn More

St. Maarten, NA

Explore two colorful nations on one exotic island on your Carnival® cruise to St. Maarten. Split down the middle centuries ago by two European powers, this 37-mile isle offers cosmopolitan culture, international shopping, and world-class cuisine with a laid-back Caribbean atmosphere. Cruise to St. Maarten and you’ll find the island’s natural attributes are equally fine: the rugged coastline shelters silky crescents of sand framed by green undulating hills. Swim or snorkel the warm, clear seas along a white-sand beach. Dine on fine international cuisine or in funky outdoor barbecue joints. Shop the duty-free stores along the Philipsburg waterfront. Swing to calypso sounds at a barefoot beach bar. Hike through the ruins of French and Dutch forts overlooking the sparkling Caribbean Sea. Learn More