Disney Fantasy, Disney Cruise Line
Sails out of: Port Canaveral, Florida 
To: Tortola, St. John, and Castaway Cay 
Onboard: Passengers can enjoy an “aqua coaster,” ship-wide scavenger hunts, and a 3-D movie theater.
Cost: Seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises start from $2,942 per person, double occupancy.


Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean
Sails out of: Fort Lauderdale, Florida 
To: Nassau (The Bahamas), St. Thomas and St. Maarten 
Onboard: This ship has rock climbing walls, a zipline, an ice skating rink and a surfing simulator.
Cost: Seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises start from $896 per person, double occupancy.

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Carnival Breeze, Carnival Cruises 
Sails out of: Miami, Florida 
To: Ocho Rios (Jamaica), Grand Cayman and Cozumel (Mexico)
Onboard: You'll get water slides, mini golf and Dr. Seuss-themed story hours and brunch.
Cost: Five-night Western Caribbean cruises start from $519 per person, double occupancy.


Norwegian Getaway, Norwegian Cruise Line
Sails out of: Miami, Florida
To: St. Thomas, Tortola and Nassau (Bahamas)
Onboard: The Getaway features a ropes course, a Nickelodeon partnership and a dinner theater with a magic show. 
Cost: Seven-night Eastern Caribbean cruises start from $549 per person, double occupancy.


Regal Princess, Princess Cruises
Sails out of: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
To: Princess Cays, Ocho Rios (Jamaica), Grand Cayman and Cozumel (Mexico)
Onboard: Families can enjoy teen lounges, kid programs and a giant movie screen.
Cost: Seven-night Western Caribbean cruises start from $599 per person, double occupancy.

 

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