As you set sail for some fun in the sun in the Bahamas, enjoy some time in the water en route in one of the sparkling pools on the cruise ship. Several luxury liners give you a chance to enjoy some pool time to soak up the sun and enjoy views of the ocean on your way to the islands. Here are a few of our favorite pools on cruises heading to the Bahamas:

WaterWorks Waterpark and Pools on Carnival Elation

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The Carnival Elation has its very own waterpark so you’ll find plenty of reasons to splash in the water and have some fun on deck. The Carnival Elation heads to the Bahamas from Port Canaveral, Florida, in November but you’ll find other Carnival cruises heading to the island throughout the year.

Haven Pool on the Norwegian Bliss

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One of the most luxurious ships in the fleet from Norwegian Cruise Line features a contemporary pool and lounge area on the main deck as well as a private sanctuary with a sun deck on the upper floor so you can enjoy views of the ocean. The pools on board the Norwegian Bliss perfect place to relax and unwind before your days of sunning and lounging on the islands.

Pool and Sport Deck on the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas

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One of the biggest pool decks you’ll probably ever see on a ship is on the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas ship. It’s one of the newer ships in the Royal Caribbean fleet and features waterslides, an adults-only solarium with a relaxing indoor pool, and movie night events on the main outdoor pool deck.

Quiet Cove Pool on the Disney Fantasy

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If you want to log in some rest and relaxation time before your next shore excursion in the Bahamas, head to the Quiet Cove Pool for an upscale retreat. The 3-circle pool includes a plunge pool, plush lounge chairs and a whirlpool spa where you can enjoy views of the ocean. Live music poolside is on the itinerary throughout the day and the pools light up with mood lighting at night.

Pool Deck on Celebrity Infinity

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Whether you want to swim, wade, or just paddle in the water, the upper deck of the Celebrity Infinity is where you can lounge and relax on your way to the Bahamas. The ship also has a private Retreat Sun Deck where you can relax in a hot tub and have a Pool Butler by your side. You’ll find several Celebrity Infinity cruise itineraries heading to Nassau throughout the year.