Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. Packed with information on more than 40 ports of call and a dozen ports of embarkation, Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call is a comprehensive guide to everything from sightseeing information and strategies to help cruisers plan their own shore excursions to some basic information on the cruise-ship experience. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of maps · A "Cruise Primer" with the basics of cruising and "Cruising the Caribbean" with capsule overviews of every major cruise line · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Covered ports of call: Private Islands; St. John's, Antigua; Oranjestad, Aruba; Bridgetown, Barbados; Belize City, Belize; Bermuda; Kralendijk, Bonaire; Calica (Playa del Carmen), Mexico; Cartagena, Colombia; Colon, Panama; Costa Maya, Mexico; Willemstad, Curacao; Roseau, Dominica; Falmouth, Jamaica; Freeport-Lucaya, Bahamas; Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands; St. George's, Grenada; Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe; Key West, Florida; La Romana, Dominican Republic; Fort-de-France, Martinique; Montego Bay, Jamaica; Nassau, Bahamas; Charlestown, Nevis; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; Progreso, Mexico; Puerto Limon, Costa Rica; Roatan, Honduras; Samana (Cayo Levantado), Dominican Republic; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Santo Domingo, Domican Republic; Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala; Gustavia, St. Barthelemy; Fredericksted, St. Croix; Cruz Bay, St. John; Basseterre, St. Kitts; Castries, St. Lucia; Philipsburg, St. Maarten; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; Kingstown, St. Vincent; Road Town, Tortola; and The Valley, Virgin Gorda · Covered ports of embarkation: Baltimore, Maryland; Charleston, South Carolina; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Galveston, Texas; Houston, Texas; Jacksonville, Florida; Miami, Florida; New Orleans, Louisiana; New York, New York; Port Canaveral, Florida; San Juan, Puerto Rico; Tampa, Florida
This completely updated edition gives readers more color, more ports, more maps and more solid travel detail on this cruise destination. Includes specifics on ports of call, shore excursions and the best beaches. 128 photos, 400 maps & giant pullout map.
Author: Larry H. Ludmer
Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Here is an invaluable guide to the cruise lines, the ships themselves and their ports of call in the Western and Southern Caribbean, extending from the Bahamas down to Trinidad and even Venezuela. You will have between eight and 10 hours in each cruise port you visit. This guide tells you how to make the most of that time by focusing on the best sights and activities at every stop. For each port, the author provides an over-view description, a detailed map, complete information on how to get around, a "one-day sightseeing tour," both in the port itself and beyond, recreational activities from golf and tennis to hiking and beach-going, shopping, and tours of historical sites.
Packed with information on more than 40 ports of call and a dozen ports of embarkation, Caribbean Cruise Ports of Call is a comprehensive guide to everything from sightseeing information and strategies to help cruisers plan their own shore excursions to some basic information on the cruise-ship experience.
In amazing full-color, "Fodor's Essential Caribbean" covers the top destinations in the Caribbean, from the Dominican Republic and Jamaica to Turks & Caicos and U.S. Virgin Islands. The guide reviews the best each island has to offer, including activities, resorts, restaurants, nightspots, shops, and more. It's a complete planning tool that will help travelers put together the perfect trip to an island paradise.
Author: Robin Andersen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-10-24
Completely updated every other year, Frommer's Caribbean Ports of Call takes a fresh look at the most classic cruise destination. Our author, who has lived in Bonaire and Belize, and, hits all the highlights, from Cape Canaveral to Martinique. She's experienced all of the cruise lines in person, and offers authoritative, candid reviews that will help you find the line and the itinerary that suit your tastes and budget. You'll also get up-to-the-minute coverage of shopping and nightlife in ports of embarkation as well as ports of call and in-depth coverage of local dining and excursions in various Caribbean destinations. Frommer's Caribbean Ports of Call offers advice on planning a successful cruise, and gives you the tools you need to experience the best of each destination you'll visit.
Marvel as Santorini's vast caldera rites fore you from the open deck of a slow ferry. Gaze at the carpet of wildflowers from the unspoilt mountain of Crete's Lefka Ori. Float in the crystal-clear Ionian. Sea before flopping onto the sands of Antipaxi's Vrika Beach. Discover the secret behind quaffing ouzo but escaping a hangover.
If you want a holiday that's hassle-free,virtually pre-paid, and that lets you see lots of places while only needing topack and unpack once, then you should try a cruise. This best-selling book isthe cruise industry bible: it gives you all the information you need to choosethe right cruise for you. Meticulously updated every year by cruise expertDouglas Ward, it is divided into two main parts: the first helps you work outwhat you're looking for in a cruise holiday and how to find it; the lively textand colour photographs describe every aspect of life on board, includingsafety, the highs and lows of the cruise experience and how to save money. Thesecond part contains unbiased reviews and fascinating detail of almost 300ocean-going cruise vessels, and grades them on service, food, entertainment andfacilities, using an internationally recognised ratings system.
Detailed and timely information on accommodations, restaurants, and local attractions highlight these updated travel guides, which feature all-new covers, a dramatic visual design, symbols to indicate budget options, must-see ratings, multi-day itineraries, Smart Travel Tips, helpful bulleted maps, tips on transportation, guidelines for shopping excursions, and other valuable features. Original.