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Southern Caribbean Cruise

Departure: Sunday, March 30, 2025
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Miami
Returns: Miami
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Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
4
Sea Days
Ports
6
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Southern Caribbean Cruise

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, March 30, 2025 Miami, USA Embark 4:00 PM
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Read more about Miami, USA

    2 Monday, March 31, 2025 Cruising
    3 Tuesday, April 1, 2025 Cruising
    4 Wednesday, April 2, 2025 Puerto Limon, Costa Rica 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

    Puerto Limon - aka Limon - is the capital of Limón Province in Costa Rica. It is the country's main Caribbean port, and most of its citizens are of African descent. Originally from Jamaica, these workers were brought to the area in the late 19th century to build the railroad line from San José to Limón. Read more about Puerto Limon, Costa Rica

    5 Thursday, April 3, 2025 Cristobal, Panama 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Cristobal, Panama

    Cristóbal lies at the northern entrance to the Panama Canal. It is part of the province of Colón, a port city at the entrance to Limon Bay, at the Atlantic (Caribbean) entrance of the canal. (Interestingly, Cristóbal Colón is the Spanish translation for Christopher Columbus.) The port, Old Cristóbal, was first built by the Panama Railroad Company in the 1850s, and dredged material became landfill for the present Cristóbal. Read more about Cristobal, Panama

    6 Friday, April 4, 2025 Cartagena, Colombia 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Cartagena, Colombia

    Cartagena is a large beach resort city on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region. While in recent years many new skyscrapers have been constructed, Cartagena's colonial walled city with its amazing architecture, such as The Vaults that were originally built as dungeons and from the top of which the Caribbean Sea is visible. There is also the Castillo de San Felipe, a fortress built in 1657 by the Spanish for protection against pirates. Read more about Cartagena, Colombia

    7 Saturday, April 5, 2025 Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba 4:30 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    In the southern Caribbean, Oranjestad is the capital of the small island of Aruba, and an island territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is an attractive and historic harbour town just 27 km north of Venezuela. It can be divided into Upper and Lower Towns. Read more about Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    8 Sunday, April 6, 2025 Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    In the southern Caribbean, Oranjestad is the capital of the small island of Aruba, and an island territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is an attractive and historic harbour town just 27 km north of Venezuela. It can be divided into Upper and Lower Towns. Read more about Oranjestad, Aruba, Aruba

    9 Monday, April 7, 2025 Willemstad, Curaçao, Curaçao 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    10 Tuesday, April 8, 2025 Cruising
    11 Wednesday, April 9, 2025 Cruising
    12 Thursday, April 10, 2025 Miami, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Read more about Miami, USA

  • Ship

    Explorer of the Seas Overview

    Explorer of the Seas

    4.2
    (from 434 verified customers)

    Explorer of the Seas entered service in 2001, and at 137,308 GT she carries 3228 passengers. Other recent additions include a Flow-Rider surf simulator and virtual balconies in some Interior cabins (80 inch vertical flat screens displaying live exterior landscapes). Explorer of the Seas is a large floating island resort that berths at the larger ports. It has all the signature features of Royal Caribbean International – including huge Solarium, ice-skating rink, rock-climbing wall, huge Showlounge, Royal Promenade shopping mall, and street entertainers.

  • Inclusions

    Explorer of the Seas Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • All main meals on-board
    • Anytime or fixed sittings, & multi-venue dining
    • Bridge director on select cruises
    • Coffee, tea, iced water, lemonade 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • In-cabin dining at no charge
    • Infant crèche, kids clubs & teen programs
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Special needs requests & service animals allowed
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor
  • Cabins

    Explorer of the Seas Cabins

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Explorer of the Seas Suite on the Explorer of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    J4, VP, WS, RS, OS, GS, GT, J3

    Average Cabin Size – 26.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.4 m2

    Size approx: 277 sq. ft. Balcony: 50 sq. ft. An incredible intimate suite with a great view. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed in staterooms with up to 4 guests. One Pullman bed in staterooms with up to 3 guests. One bathroom with tub. Some staterooms have obstructed view, please check for square shape key legend on cabin number.

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Explorer of the Seas Balcony on the Explorer of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    XB, XQ, CB, 4B, 3B, 2B, 1B, 5D, 4D, 2D, XS

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    With this selection, you are guaranteed to receive a stateroom within a selected category, anywhere on the ship. However, the actual room assignment and location on the ship may be determined at any time after your reservation has been completed and paid in full up to the day of sailing.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Explorer of the Seas Oceanview on the Explorer of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    1K, 1L, 4M, YO, YQ, 3M, 4N, 3N, 2N, 1N

    Average Cabin Size – 25.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size approx: 328 sq. ft. Have a spectacular view in an immense space with family. Up to 6 guests. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One double sofa bed. Two Pullman beds.

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Explorer of the Seas Inside on the Explorer of the Seas

    Cabin Types

    2T, ZI, ZQ, CP, 4U, 2U, 4V, 3V, 1V

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size approx: 167 sq. ft. Delight in bowed windows overlooking the Royal Promenade. Up to 2 guests. Two twin beds that convert to a Royal King bed. One bathroom. Accessible Stateroom Size approx: 256 sq. ft.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Explorer of the Seas

    Legend

    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed
    • Stateroom has 3rd Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 3rd & 4th Pullman bed
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Stateroom with Sofa Bed & 3rd Pullman bed
    • Stateroom has 4 additional Pullman beds
    • Sofa Bed Eligible
    • Stateroom opens only on the starboard side
    • Wheelchair accessible stateroom
    • Stateroom has an obstructed view
  • Other Dates

  • Promotions

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    • Refundable deposit*
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Cabin Availability

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Oceanview

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Balcony

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Suite at the Explorer of the Seas

Suite

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  • Southern Caribbean Cruise

    Cruiseline: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ship: Explorer of the Seas Departure: Sunday, March 30, 2025 Nights: 11 nights Departs: Miami Returns: Miami

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