Caribbean Cruise Ships Include Dominican Ports in Their Itineraries

Traveling through the islands of the Caribbean is to discover a whole new world of culture, food and history.

Other important attractions are the island’s absolutely beautiful beaches and important shopping centers.

These are just some of the many advantages the all-inclusive Caribbean cruise ships offer their passengers.

Living this experience has become much easier for those who would like to include the Dominican Republic in their cruise ship itineraries.

Several cruise ship companies recently announced that the ports of Santo Domingo and La Romana will be included in the upcoming 2014-2015 cruise ship season. For those interested in seven-day tours throughout the Caribbean, these cruise tours are terrific options.

Sans Souci Port in Santo Domingo


The Horizon cruise ship is currently offering eight-days/seven nights tours, departing on Saturdays from the capital city of Santo Domingo. The schedule for the December 2014 to April 2015 season will depart Santo Domingo en route to La Romana, on the country’s eastern region. From there it will continue to Philipsburg (St. Maarten); Pointe-A-Pitre (Guadeloupe); Fort de France (Martinique); Margarita Island (Venezuela) and back to La Romana and Santo Domingo.

The Horizon was completely refurbished in 2012. The ship accommodates 1,828 passengers and offers nine passenger decks; nine restaurants; six bar; three jacuzzis; theater; casino; gymnasium; spa and beauty center; swimming pools and duty free shops. For more information:

Casa de Campo Port, La Romana

Costa Cruceros

This cruise ship company is offering eight days/seven nights aboard the “Costa Magica.” Departures scheduled for Sundays between December 2014 and March 2015. The announced itinerary: La Romana; Catalina Island; Tortola (British Virgin Islands); Saint John (Antigua and Barbuda); Fort de France (Martinique); Pointe-A-Pitre (Guadeloupe); San Martin and La Romana.

The “Costa Magica” features 1,358 cabins. Of these 464 have private balconies, 58 suites with private balconies, four restaurants; 11 bars; five jacuzzis; four swimming pools, one with retractable roof; sports deck; three-story theater; casino; club; and many other amenities. Please visit:

MSC Cruceros

This cruise ship company also offers eight days/seven nights aboard the “MSC Musica” between December 2014 and March 2015. Departures: Sundays from La Romana with the following itinerary: La Romana; Tortola (British Virgin Islands); Saint John (Antigua and Barbuda); Fort de France (Martinique); Castries (St. Lucia); Pointe-A-Pitre (Guadeloupe); Philipsburg (St. Maarten); La Romana.

The “MSC Musica” is known for its Italian elegance. With capacity for 2,550 passengers, the ship features 13 decks; 13 bars; seven restaurants; five swimming pools; 12 jacuzzis and an exclusive MSC Yacht Club, among other amenities. For further information:

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