5 Christmas Cruises of 2014

5 Christmas Cruises of 2014

Last Updated on June 22, 2020 by Amanda Stancati

Leave the snow behind and seek sunny skies and holiday magic while sailing the seas on one of our luxurious Christmas cruises. Choose your favourite and easily book airfare to match your cruise.

1. EXPLORER OF THE SEAS- Royal Caribbean December 23-27

Ideal For: Those who want a quick 4-night getaway. Cruise from Tuesday to Saturday and be back to work on Monday!
Ports of Call: Port Canaveral, Florida; Labadee, Haiti
Why you’ll love it: Mini-golf course, ice-skating rink, rock-climbing wall, basketball court, spa, duty-free shopping, three-story dining room, FlowRider surf simulator, 10 pools and whirlpools, 15 bars, clubs, and lounges

2. NORWEGIAN GETAWAY- Norwegian Cruise Line December 20-27

Ideal For: Someone who wants to experience a new ship and do some last-minute shopping!
Ports of Call: Miami; St. Maarten; St. Thomas; Nassau
Why you’ll love it: 28 dining experiences, 5 multistory waterslides, quarter-mile oceanfront walkway with shops, restaurants & bars, fireworks, magicians at Illusionarium, Legally Blonde the Musical, Carlo’s Bake Shop

3. CARNIVAL SUNSHINE- Carnival Cruise Line December 19-27

Ideal For: People who want to spend a fun-filled Christmas Day onboard with the family
Ports of Call: Port Canaveral; Grand Turk; St. Thomas; San Juan; St. Maarten
Why you’ll love it: WaterWorks waterpark, Hasbro game show, comedy club, cooking demonstrations, Dr. Seuss character dining, parade & story time, casino, video arcade, art seminars & exhibitions

4. NORWEGIAN PEARL- Norwegian Cruise Line December 22- January 2

Ideal For: Those who want to cruise longer. Spend both Christmas and New Years at sea!
Ports of Call: Miami; St. Thomas; St. Kitts; St. Lucia; Curacao; Aruba
Why you’ll love it: 19 dining options, Aqua Kid’s Club, Nintendo Wii on a 2-story screen, Bowling Alley, The Second City comedy theatre

5. MS VEENDAM- Holland America December 20-27

Ideal For: Those who want to explore the Mexican Riviera on a smaller ship
Ports of Call: San Diego; Cabo San Lucas; Mazatlan; Puerto Vallarta
Why you’ll love it: The Culinary Arts Center, The Loft and The Oasis teen lounge, The Showroom at Sea nightclub, spa staterooms

For suggestions on other Christmas cruises, call your travel agent at 1-800-665-4981. They can help you find  dates and ships that work for your budget and preferences. Happy sailing!

1 Comment

  1. 4 days is not enough when a lot of the cost is just getting there

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