Wanderlust Wednesday: Got an Appetite for Adventure?

Check out the 12 Day “Treasures of the Caribbean” Cruise

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Here are some highlights of this adventure you’re sure to love:

  • Enjoy St. Lucia’s “drive in” volcano or snorkel in the crystal-blue waters of Pigeon Cove, one of Jacques Cousteau’s favorite dive spots.
  • Soak – literally – in Dominica’s thermal springs! Also, hike around the “boiling lake” located here, which is a breathtakingly beautiful volcanic crater.
  • Snorkel along the outer area of Ebo’s Reef in Bonaire & come across marine wildlife.
  • Sail a from the colorful, Dutch-flavored Antilles, through the Windward and Leeward Isles and on to vibrant, vivacious Miami.


  • Day 1: Embark on your journey in Oranjestad, Aruba
  • Day 2: Willemstad, Curacao
  • Day 3: Kralendijk, Bonaire
  • Day 4: Day at Sea
  • Day 5: Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia (tender)
  • Day 6: Roseau, Dominica
  • Day 7: St. Johns, Antigua And Barbuda
  • Day 8: Carambola Beach, Saint Kitts And Nevis (tender)
  • Day 9: Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Day 10: San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Day 11: Day at Sea
  • Day 12: Arrive to Miami, Florida for Disembarkation

Day 1: Oranjestad, Aruba

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During your visit here, stroll through the capital, Oranjestad. Colorful Wilhelminastraat is full of typical Aruban buildings of the Dutch Colonial style, & you’ll find plenty of shops offering duty-free goods.

Day 2: Willemstad, Curacao

Curacao, Willemstad, waterfront buildings.
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Willemstad is the capital of the 5-island Netherlands Antilles, which are part of the Netherlands. 2 bridges connect Otrobanda a& nd Punda, the city’s two sides. The Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge, now only used as a walking bridge, & the large Queen Juliana Bridge which arches over top of the channel provide a way for vehicles to pass through. Shoppers will find no problem finding many chances to spend their tourist bucks here, while others will find excellent scuba diving opportunities.

Day 3: Kralendijk, Bonaire

Hotel Captain Don's Habitat, Kralendijk, Island of Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean
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Enjoy a walk through Kralendijk, with its fish market, shops of Breedestraat, the waterfront area and the quaint homes exemplifying the Dutch colonial architecture.

Day 4: Relaxing Day at Sea

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Day 5: Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia

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This is the island’s boating center, quieter & also less crowded than the main port of Castries. You can visit the island’s “drive-in” volcano at Soufriere, see the iconic peaks of the Pitons or maybe snorkel at Pigeon Island, one of Jacques Cousteau’s favorite dive spots.

Day 6: Roseau, Dominica

Dominica, Roseau, Cityscape.
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The Caribbean’s verdant “Nature Island” has resolved not to permit the high-rise hotels & casino culture that are abundant on other islands. The tiny island nation is determined to thrive on its own natural resources, which are many. Water is one, & the island does ship out delicious mineral water. There’s also thermal springs & a “boiling lake,” and waterfalls. The island is the source of Rose’s Lime Juice. Fragrant bay rum, distilled from native trees, is a handmade delight much prized on the global market. Visit the calm and relaxing Botanical Gardens, or go up Morne Bruce for a stunning view over the town, the harbor and the sea beyond.

Day 7: St. Johns, Antigua And Barbuda

Caribbean, Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua, Shirley Heights, panoramic view towards English Harbor and Falmouth Harbor at dusk
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Antigua has an abundance of shining white beaches, & many of these have sprouted high end resorts that offer golf courses & other amenities counted among the best in the Caribbean. A lovely drive up through farms & small villages brings you to the fortress on Shirley Heights, where you can survey the town & harbor of Nelson’s Dockyard.

Day 8: Carambola Beach, Saint Kitts And Nevis

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Carambola is home to the island’s most fabulous beach clubs & restaurants. Umbrellas, loungers & optional water sports are available for those interested. Otherwise St. Kitts has many attractions, including a number of lovingly preserved plantation great houses, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Brimstone Hill Fortress and a scenic narrow gauge sugarcane railway. 

DAy 9: Cruz Bay, St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands

USVI, Saint John, Caribbean, Cruz Bay
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St. John is the tiniest of the 3 major U.S. Virgin Islands. About 2/3 of its area, & with large stretches of coastal waters, these areas are now included in the Virgin Islands National Park. Established in 1956 by Laurence Rockefeller, who bought this former sugar island & donated the land to the American people, St. John is now a popular attraction for nature fans & divers, and because of its small population – the residents live mainly from tourism.

Day 10: San Juan, Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico, San Juan, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Old San Juan, La Puerta, San Juan gate, Paseo de la Princesa, El Morro
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Puerto Rico has been voluntarily associated with the United States since it was ceded by Spain in 1898. The capital, San Juan, is a huge city of over 1.5 million residents. Colonial architecture reminds us of the past as it stands side by side with the most modern high rise buildings. Old San Juan was once completely enclosed by city walls & is still guarded by the impressive forts of El Morro & San Cristobal, which serve as reminders of the centuries of Spanish rule. On the northeastern side of the island, the El Yunque rainforest is one of many beautiful geographical features found here, but you can find mountain lakes, waterfalls, teak forests, & three phosphorescent bays offer you much to do.

Day 11: Day at Sea

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Day 12: Disembark at Miami, FL

View across the Blue Diamond Apartment High Rises and La Gorce Island, Miami Beach in Miami, Florida, USA
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Miami is the busiest cruise port in the world. Although it is technically not on the Caribbean Sea, no other American city exudes more of the diverse tropical appeal of the Caribbean – and similar weather and waters! The city has a large and vibrant diverse population that mixes snowbird refugees from colder climates with many people from all Latin America & the Caribbean, plus groups from Europe, the Middle East & Asia. South Florida offers a lot of appealing wonders that make an extended stay here almost necessary for those either embarking or disembarking here. 

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