Check Out These Family-Friendly Cruises to Cuba

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A cruise is the perfect vacation experience for a family, and going to to Cuba is a perfect trip. The ship will keep everyone comfortable and entertained as you make your way to the next port. Once you arrive in Cuba, you’ll be amazed at all the activities this destination has to offer. Here are our a few of our favorite family-friendly cruise experiences that your crew will love.

Adventure to Cuba with Holland America

Head to Cuba on the 7-Day Authentic Cuba cruise with Holland America. The journey begins in Fort Lauderdale and makes its way to Havana. You’ll also experience Cienfuegos, Cuba; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and Georgetown, Cayman Islands before heading back to Florida. This destination offers a lot of fun and excitement that everyone will enjoy. With plenty of excursions and tours to experience, you’ll get to witness what life is like in Cuba. The best part about cruising with Holland America is they’re a family-friendly cruise line. They have Club HAL, a kids club with lots of activities, games, and events for kids and teens! Fully-trained staff members are available to play with and supervise your kiddos.

Book a Royal Caribbean Cuba Cruise

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Royal Caribbean is another popular cruise line for an adventure to Cuba. They’re geared toward families and offer a variety of cruises that sail to Cuba. We suggest booking the 8 Night Best of Cuba Cruise. A roundtrip journey from Miami, it stops in Georgetown, Cayman Islands; Cienfuegos, Cuba; and Havana, Cuba. You’ll love the Empress of the Seas ship because there are family-friendly hangout areas, including a splash pool for younger kiddos. Adventure Ocean is an onboard kids club with fun activities, games, and special events. The ship also has plenty of activities and events for travelers of all ages. You can even take Spanish classes aboard the ship!

Make Your Way to Cuba as a Family with Regent Seven Seas

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Why not hop aboard the Seven Seas Explorer and make your way to Cuba on the 10 Nights Miami to Miami cruise? Regent Seven Seas welcomes families and travelers of all ages. On this trip, plan to see Havana, Cuba; Costa Maya, Mexico; Harvest Caye, Belize,;Santo Tomas De Castilla, Guatemala; Roatan, Honduras; and Key, West Florida. The exciting Club Mariner Youth Program has activities and experiences for travelers aged 5 to 17. This kids club ensures kids are entertained every step of the journey.

Cuba is a destination that your whole family will appreciate. A cruise is a perfect way to explore this country while creating special, lasting memories with your favorite people. With activities and excursions that travelers of all ages will love, the above cruises make an excellent choice for your next family vacation.

Our Favorite At-Sea Spas in the Bahamas

Once you board a luxury cruise ship,  you will be treated to a memorable cruise experience. Cruise lines are finding ways to make their ship offerings even more luxurious and impressive. If you enjoy spending time relaxing at the spa, there are some fantastic spa cruise ship offerings. Check out our four favorite spas on cruise ships that sail to the Bahamas.

Celebrity Cruises: Canyon Ranch Spa

Celebrity Cruises has partnered with Canyon Ranch to offer an amazing spa experience to passengers. Canyon Ranch is a famous wellness resort and spa with several locations throughout the US.  When you book with Celebrity Cruises and take a cruise to the Bahamas on their Celebrity Equinox or Celebrity Infinity ships, you can experience the spa for yourself. Book a rejuvenating massage or unique body treatment to enjoy while you make your way to the Bahamas!

Silversea Cruises: Zagara Beauty Spa

Silversea Cruises also caters to spa-lovers with their impressive Zagara Beauty Spa. Passengers can book a variety of treatments including massages, body wraps, and facials. Travelers can plan to spend plenty of time in the saunas and steam rooms before or after their scheduled treatments. Enjoy the Zagara Beauty Spa while aboard the Silver Shadow, Silver Explorer, or Silver Cloud ships—and all of these ships sail to the Bahamas.

Holland America Line: Greenhouse Spa and Salon

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Another smart option is to take a cruise to the Bahamas with Holland America Line. They offer their impressive Greenhouse Spa and Salon facilities aboard some of their luxury ships. If you’re headed to the Bahamas, book a journey on the Koningsdam, which has this spa on board. Book a nail service, stone therapy massage, or a seaweed massage. Be sure to reserve a spa stateroom or suite, so you have easy nearby access to the Greenhouse Spa and Salon.

Princess Cruises: Lotus Spa

Head to the Bahamas in style on a brand new ship! Starting in October 2019, Princess Cruises will introduce its gorgeous Princess Sky. This ship will offer a mix of accommodation options, include the spacious sky suites, which has plenty of room for up to 5 guests. For spa lovers, The Lotus Spa is the perfect haven for pampering and relaxation. Book a skin or body treatment and give your body the rest and care it deserves. The Lotus Spa Fitness Center makes it easy to workout while checking out the ocean views.

Two of Our Favorite Ships to Sail in South America


South America’s tropical climate is ideal for year-round cruise-goers. Here are our favorite ships that go above and beyond when accommodating their passengers around the continent.

Silversea – Silver Cloud

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The Silver Cloud welcomes passengers aboard with a butler offering fresh flowers and champagne. This 254 passenger ship features the highest “space per guest” ratio and each stateroom features an ocean view with private veranda. En suite guests receive personalized stationery, a wide range of toiletries, full selection of their favorite wines and spirits as well as a choice between nine different pillows. The Silver Cloud features a beauty salon, pool deck, whirlpools, luxury shopping, fitness center, and a library with an observation lounge. A photo studio is available for photographers and the Dolce Vita has daily live music. Passengers can enjoy drinks at the Cigar Bar, Dolce Vita, and The Grill’s outdoor cocktail bar. The ship’s cuisine features bespoke french dining, authentic Italian foods, and regional specialties.

Azamara Club Cruises

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Azamara’s ships offer butler services twenty-four-hour room service, laundry services, and afternoon tea and spirits is served en suite. The ships have an onboard casino, shopping, spa, and salon, as well as acupuncture. Nightly live music and cultural performances by acts from the ships destination ports can be enjoyed along with deck parties. There are Broadway performances by the New York City Cabaret Club and the Magic City Opera. Fine dining options include the Aqualina for Italian cuisine, Prime C featuring steak and seafood, and the Discoveries Restaurant offering an international menu. For casual dining options, the ships have the Windows Cafe with international options, The Patio featuring a “pool grill” by day then turning into the Swirl & Top offering al fresco dining at night. The Mosaic Cafe is the onboard coffee house and the Wine Cellar offers a vast selection of fine wines.

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