Caribbean and Alaskan Cruise Ship Vacations and Excursions: It's All There For You!

by Elaine Lince - Date: 2007-01-16 - Word Count: 524 Share This!

Think CRUISE if you are looking for a great escape. You can explore the Caribbean, the Mexican coast or Alaska on board a cruise ship. Enjoy many on shore excursions and on board activities or relax in your own stateroom. You have never been indulged with food as much as you will be on a cruise ship. New ships are being added to cruise lines such as Carnival, Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, Royal Caribbean, Disney, Holland/America, Regent Seven Seas, Oceania and Windstar. This means plenty of selection for you. Never have there been so many choices for a cruise vacation or so many opportunities to get the best cruise prices!

Whether your cruise is a family vacation or a wedding cruise and honeymoon, be prepared to be pampered. There will be all sorts of things to do on the ship. You could enjoy the pool, spend time in the casino, attend a show, enjoy a movie, take golf lessons, kick back in the lounge, or relax with a massage at the spa. There are so many cruise activities, if you can think it; I bet there is a cruise line that provides it!

You get to explore different countries and cultures through on shore activities or excursions. During an on shore trip you can spend time at the beach, or in a rain forest; shop at duty free or local markets; snorkel or scuba or windsurf in the ocean; explore the ocean in a submarine or the beach by jeep; or party on a boat or pirate ship. Romantic activities or family oriented activities are available. You can take time to talk with the natives and experience their cultures at local restaurants or venues.

On board ship you will experience wonderful restaurants with fabulous presentations of food and drinks. Usually there will be the more traditional meals in the evening at reserved seating times. Dress up, glitz up, and enjoy the Captain's dinner. Other meals are less formal. but no less spectacular. Snack or theme type food is usually available 24 hours a day.

If you have a special interest, no doubt there is a special cruise for you: singles cruises, Christian cruises, blues cruises, family-oriented cruises, gay and lesbian cruises. There are cruises with lessons and lectures and workshops.

You can get married on a cruise ship or at port and enjoy your honeymoon on the cruise. Most of the cruise lines will provide wedding service complete with a wedding coordinator. Even more family oriented lines provide this service along with adult only areas of the ship. If you are looking for love, in love, or celebrating love a cruise ship is the place to be.

There are so many reasons to consider and then book a cruise for your vacation. You can do just as much as you want, or just relax and enjoy. Whatever your taste or style there is a cruise vacation waiting just for you.

Now that you are convinced that a cruise vacation is for you, use an online travel agency to do some of the looking for you. All the major cruise lines will have information about the various cruises available, all at one website.

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