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A Day in Costa Maya

Many cruise ships stop at Costa Maya. It’s fairly small, but it’s still a rather inviting place with friendly locals. If you are visiting here for just one day, there’s plenty to do to fill your time. These are some of the top things to do even if …

A Day in Tortola

Tortola is the largest of the British Virgin Islands and the most populated with around 24,000 residents.  Local lore tells us that Columbus named the island “Tortola,” meaning “turtle dove,” in Spanish.  In fact, he named it Santa Ana and when the Dutch took the island, they named …

A Day in Bonaire

A Day in Bonaire One of the interesting things about Bonaire is that it actually sits below the sea’s surface. Because of this, it’s a great place to do some underwater exploring. This small island is a treasure trove of things to do for tourists, even if they …

A Day in Havana Cuba

A Day in Havana Cuba Since Cuba became accessible to tourists recently, Havana has seen an influx of travelers. Much of the area is uncharted territory and many visitors aren’t sure what to do here. Please note that the city is in a state of decay other than …

A Day On Coco Cay

A Day On Coco Cay Surrounded by the gentle, translucent waters of the Caribbean, the secluded island of CocCay awaits.  Royal Caribbean and Azamara Club Cruises use this as their private island in the Bahamas.  Beach goers can blissfully bask on the white sand shores reserved exclusively for …

A Day In Barbados

A day in Barbados can be enchanting; it is full of culture, chattel houses, wildlife and a whole host of other things. Many cruises make a stop here. Barbados is a part of the British Commonwealth and recognizes Queen Elizabeth as its sovereign. Therefore, keep in mind that …

A Day In Aruba

Spending a day in Aruba is all you need to momentarily enjoy all the beauty this Dutch island has to offer! When arriving in Aruba by cruise ship, you will most likely get to the port first thing in the morning. This will allow you plenty of time …