10 Night Eastern Caribbean Cruise

Set sail for adventure onboard Serenade of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean. Departing from Florida this cruise visits the eastern Caribbean and the Leeward Isles of Antigua, St Kitts and St Maarten, and Charlotte Amalie and St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Includes a one-night hotel stay in Florida before the cruise.  Cruisescapes have organised everything you need to ensure the perfect holiday with everything taken care of.

DESTINATION North Europe
FROM Dublin / Fort Lauderdale
DATE 08 November 2018
DURATION 11 Nights
PRICE From €1,369 pp

Set sail for adventure onboard Serenade of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean. Departing from Florida this cruise visits the eastern Caribbean and the Leeward Isles of Antigua, St Kitts and St Maarten, and Charlotte Amalie and St Croix in the US Virgin Islands. Includes a one-night hotel stay in Florida before the cruise. Cruisescapes have organised everything you need to ensure the perfect holiday with everything taken care of.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1-2: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA: OVERNIGHT   Depart 16.00

On arrival in Florida, you will be transferred to a 4* hotel for your one night stay. In the morning you will be transferred to the port to board the 4 Star Serenade of the Seas. The ship departs into the Caribbean Sea in the evening.

Speed through the thrilling Everglades on an airboat, meeting Florida’s alligators and other wildlife up close, or glide in a gondola along Fort Lauderdale’s canals. Ogle at the yachts and smart houses in Millionaire’s Row and the Intracoastal Waterway or hang out on the beautiful beaches and seafront promenades. Don’t miss the shops and restaurants in trendy Las Olas Boulevard, a great place for people watching.

Day 3-4: At Sea:

Sit back, kick off your shoes and put your feet up during our ‘at sea’ days, where you can chill in the bar, lounge by the pool or enjoy a relaxing beauty treatment in the spa. For simple pleasures, why not try a game of table tennis? Or if you’re feeling energetic, now’s the chance to explore all the amazing activities the ship has to offer, from spectacular, West-End-style entertainment to adrenalin-charged sports.

Day 5: Charlotte Amalie (St. Thomas), U.S. Virgin Islands: Arrive 09.00 Depart 18.00

Sail on a pirate schooner to Buck Island, dropping anchor in beautiful Turtle Bay for superb snorkelling. Swim with playful dolphins in nearby Tortola or soar through the rainforest canopy on a spectacular zip-line. Find out about Charlotte Amalie’s pirate history at Blackbeard’s Castle or explore 17th-century Fort Christian. There’s golf, diving and shopping on this paradise island too, plus a thrilling skyride.

Day 6: St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: Arrive 07.00 Depart 16.00

Hawksbill turtles, octopus, seahorses and brown pelicans are among the abundant wildlife on stunning St Croix. Dive in crystal waters among coral reefs and wrecks, explore the exotic island scenery on horseback or by jeep, or enjoy golf or game fishing. There’s irresistible duty-free shopping, plus mouth-watering seafood. Christiansted has old world charm and a rich heritage, which you can discover on a guided tour.

Day 7: St. John’s, Antigua: Arrive 08.00 Depart 17.00

Cruise the turquoise waters, swim with stingrays or soak up the sun on one of Antigua’s 365 stunning beaches in heavenly St John’s. Stroll around the restored Georgian naval station of Nelson’s Dockyard National Park and admire the superyachts in English Harbour. Enjoy cocktails, Caribbean cuisine and freshly caught seafood in the many bars and restaurants or splash out on duty-free clothing and jewellery.

Day 8: Basseterre, St. Kitts: Arrive 07.00 Depart 17.00

Columbus first spotted St. Kitts in 1493 and you’ll be entranced by its sunny skies, beautiful white sand beaches and turquoise waters. Dive among the colourful coral and fish, see monkeys, mongoose, sheep and goats in the fields and rainforest or hike to the rim of a steaming volcano. Ride the St. Kitts Scenic Railway through old sugar plantations or explore Brimstone Hill Fortress for breathtaking views over the ocean.

Day 9: Philipsburg, St. Maarten: Arrive 07.00 Depart 17.00

Let your hair down to a steel band, sail or snorkel in dazzling waters or soak up the sun on this welcoming island, settled by the Dutch and the French. Browse the markets and tempting duty-free shops in Philipsburg, the Dutch capital, or chill with the friendly locals in the laid-back cafes and restaurants. With fabulous white sandy beaches and crystal clear seas, it’s a Caribbean dream.

Day 10-11: At Sea:

Day 12: Fort Lauderdale (Florida), United States: Arrive 07.00

Your cruise ends today with your arrival in Florida. Disembarkation begins after breakfast when you will be transferred to the airport for your flight home to Dublin.

1 Night in a 4* hotel in Florida before your cruise.

10 Nights accommodation aboard the 4 Star Serenade of the Seas, operated by Royal Caribbean. (See ship info tab for more information on Serenade of the Seas)

Serenade of the Seas

Serenade of the Seas has a sophisticated feel, combining pleasure with fun, excitement, relaxation and a healthy dose of indulgence. Comfort is the primary thought onboard, from the self-leveling pool tables in the Colony Club Lounge to the specialty coffee served in Latté-tudesSM.

There’s a wide variety of dining options for you to enjoy, from the delicious Chops Grille, to the laid-back al fresco Seaview Café. Talking of seaviews, you’ll be spoiled for choice aboard the Serenade of the Seas®. Glass is everywhere – even in the lifts – giving amazing views of the oceans and your ports of call. Activities available on board include  rock climbing, an exquisite solarium, basketball and volleyball courts, golf, spa and fitness centre.

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Dates & Prices

Date Price Stateroom
08 November 2018 €1,369 Inside Book Now
08 November 2018 €1,399 Oceanview Book Now
08 November 2018 €1,819 Balcony with
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Price Inclusions

  • Flight from Dublin to Florida
  • All transfers airport – hotel – port
  • 1 night in a 4* hotel before your cruise
  • 10 nights accommodation aboard Serenade of the Seas based on 2 sharing an inside stateroom
  • Full Board basis
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Transfer from the port to the airport
  • Flight from Florida to Dublin
  • Taxes and 20kg check in bag pp

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit of €250 per person
  • Optional Insurance €26 (conditions apply)
  • Single supplement may be available on request
  • Drinks onboard not included.
  • Prices are correct at time of going to press, flight supplements may apply depending on availability of negotiated airfares.