Sometimes the best way for a vacation is a cruise trip. If you want to take a relaxing vacation with your loved one, your family, or simply by yourself, cruise vacations offer a great way of bringing you that unforgettable experience as well as a pleasurable, exciting, and enjoyable way to spend that long awaited vacation. And if you’re still looking for that destination, where the climate is tropical, the sand is pearly white, and the water is amazingly turquoise, then get that Bahamas cruise vacation on top of your list.
You can head for that laid-back island in the Bahamas on a Bahamas cruise on any of the several cruise ships that offers great packages at reasonable prices. Cruises to the Bahamas are mostly available year-round, however booking your trip at least six months before schedule is much advisable so that you get the best deals. Most cruise ships that travel to the Bahamas depart from port Canaveral or Miami. Usually Bahamas Cruise last three or four nights but would really depend on the package that you would be getting and what the cruise liner is offering. Here are some of the Bahamas Cruise Packages that you can avail o from different cruise liners:
Carnival Cruise Line, Fantasy
This is a five-day Bahamas cruise from Port Canaveral (Orlando). It departs from Port Canaveral at 4:00 pm with stops in Aty Sea, Grand Turk, half Moon Cay, and Nassau. Rates start from $372, price is per person double occupancy and price includes all port charges and taxes for an inside cabin. Oceanview specials are also available.
2006 Sails: July 3, July 17, July 31, Aug 14, Aug 28, Sept 11, Sept 29, and Oct 9
Norwegian Cruise Line Bahamas – Norwegian Dawn
This is a seven-day Bahamas cruise that departs from New York at 4:00 pm with stops at Orlando, Miami, Great Stirrup Cay Bahamas, and Nassau Bahamas.
2006 Sails: May 13, 20, 27; June 3, 10, 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19, 26
Royal Caribbean – 4night Bahamas Cruise aboard Sovereign of the Seas
It departs from port Canaveral aboard the spectacular Sovereign of the seas. It goes on to visit several unforgettable ports of call during the four-night journey: Nassau, Key West and Cococay. There is a one-of-a kind tour dedicated to Nassau’s pirate history that lets you discover pirates, you can hear a talk on habits of the dolphin and enjoy the experience of interacting with these gentle creatures. You can also explore the marine life when you feed a friendly stingray.
2006 sails: April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22; June 5, 12, 19, 26; July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Aug 7, 14, 21, 28; Sept 4, 11, 18, 25; Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Nov 6, 13, 20, 27; Dec 4, 11, and 18.