Faster and smarter in the app... Open app

The Caribbean is one of the most popular cruise destinations and provides the iconic scenery of the very best cruises: palm trees, white sand and sparkling oceans.

However, this means that you can be spoilt for choice when picking your perfect cruise liners, from family-friendly activity cruises to adults-only cruises that are perfect for a holiday romance or luxurious honeymoon.

Whatever cruise you choose, it might be a good idea to take out a comprehensive cruise travel insurance to cover you in the event of needing medical treatment or other unforeseen circumstances such as passport loss.

Top 5 Cruise Lines for the Caribbean

1. Allure of the Seas

Allure of the seas is one of the largest Caribbean cruises, with a 5,400 passenger capacity. The ship even has a boardwalk filled with restaurants, bars and even a surf simulator.

2. The Norwegian Escape

The Norwegian Escape has 28 restaurants, a waterfall grotto and live performances of Tony-award winning musicals.

3. Anthem of the Seas

Anthem of the Seas has a sports centre where you can participate in bumper cars and roller skating, and see 'We Will Rock You' in the main theatre.

4. Regal Princess

This cruise liner hosts weekly events such as Movies Under the Stars and a host of adult-only pools and sundecks.

5. Viking Sea

Viking Sea gives you the benefits of flexibility, with choices ranging from which on-shore excursions you take to the restaurants that you eat at. This is the best cruise for those who work as well, as the internet is included in the price of its package.

Experience the Caribbean up close with your favourite cruise line, whether you're looking for a sun-soaked holiday that can be spent island-hopping, or a fun week or two spend dining out and partaking in the cruise's sporting activities.

Related content.

If you found the tips and insights into cruising useful, then check out our other helpful articles on this topic.

Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is sold and administered by Holiday Extras Cover Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority under registration number 828848.

Holiday Extras™ is a Trading Name of Holiday Extras Cover Limited

Holiday Extras Travel Insurance is provided by Taurus Insurance Services, an insurance intermediary licenced and authorised in Gibraltar by the Financial Services Commission under Permission Number 5566 and authorised to passport general insurance intermediary services into the UK and registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK under registration number 444830.

The insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is a company incorporated in England and Wales with company number 13436330 and whose registered office address is 10 Fenchurch Avenue, London, United Kingdom, EC3M 5BN. Great Lakes Insurance UK Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 955859. You can check this on the Financial Services Register by visiting; or by contacting the Financial Conduct Authority on 0800 111 6768.