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Southern Caribbean Singles Cruise from Tampa, FL
February 18 - March 2, 2025

** All Shore Excursions Included **
Join our Southern Caribbean cruise that departs from Florida with a group of fun loving singles and visit 6 amazing ports. Board the Norwegian Jewel in Tampa, Florida and let our Singles Travel hostess take care of everything.  All your shore excursions and a lots of fun activities onboard are included, so don't miss the boat!
Dominican Republic - US Virgin Islands - St Thomas - Aruba - Curacao - Jamaica - Grand Cayman

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Southern Caribbean Singles Cruise Itinerary

tampaCruise Day 1: Tampa, FL (Tuesday: February 18, 2025 / Boarding 4:00pm)
Tampa is a city on Tampa Bay, along Florida’s Gulf Coast. A major business center, it’s also known for its museums and other cultural offerings. Busch Gardens is an African-themed amusement park with thrill rides and animal-viewing areas. The historic Ybor City neighborhood, developed by Cuban and Spanish cigar-factory workers at the turn of the 20th century, is a dining and nightlife destination.. 
Board Cruise Ship - Sail from Tampa, Florida at 4pm (boarding is from 12pm to 2pm) onboard the Norwegian Jewel. Join us for lunch on-board before we watch the ship sail away. Tonight meet all the other fun-loving singles at our Welcome Meet and Greet!

Cruise Day 2: Day At Sea (Wednesday: February 19, 2025)
NCL Breakaway Mini Golf RopesTime to relax and have fun on our first day at sea. Let's claim our lounge chairs, have a leisurely breakfast and enjoy all of today's activities. Everyone has a little creativity inside, now it is the time to bring it out because it is paint your tote morning. Sit back and relax as we paint our bags and watch the Caribbean Sea go by.


Cruise Day 3: Day At Sea (Thursday: February 20, 2025)
NCL breakaway waterparkTime to relax and have fun on our first day at sea. Let's claim our lounge chairs, have a leisurely breakfast and enjoy all of today's activities. Everyone has a little creativity inside, now it is the time to bring it out because it is paint your tote morning. Sit back and relax as we paint our bags and watch the Caribbean Sea.
Then it is time to have fun at the Aqua Park, located 17 decks above the sea and features five full size multi-story waterslides, two swimming pools and four hot tubs. For a twisted thrill, the Whip is two racing, side-by-side twister slides whilst the Free Fall is one of two drop-slides that rapidly plunge guests into fun, feet first.


Cruise Day 4: Puerto Plata (Friday: February 21, 2025 / 7:30am - 4:00pm)
Cable car puerto plataSan Felipe de Puerto Plata is the capital of the Puerto Plata province on the Dominican Republic’s Atlantic north coast. The city is best known for its beaches. Playa Dorada’s lengthy beachfront is backed by resorts and an 18-hole golf course. The city’s old colonial-era center is dominated by the 16th-century Fortaleza San Felipe, a Spanish fortress that now houses historical and military artifacts.
Included Shore Excursion: Best Of Puerto Plata City Tour - Get a glimpse into Dominican life as our local guide keeps us entertained with Dominican history and folklore. Enjoy amazing panoramic views of the ocean and city as we ascend to the summit of Mt Isabel, on the Teleferico, the only Cable Car in the Caribbean. At the top of the mountain we’ll find beautiful tropical gardens and a statue of Christ the Redeemer  and of course more breathtaking views of Puerto Plata and the Atlantic ocean. Learn the history of how rum is made and became themost important export of the island. Time for rum samples before we break for lunch.  After lunch we drive to Puerto Plata's town square for a quick look at the Victorian architecture. Then we visit an authentic cigar rolling factory and humidor! Here we’ll learn about the history of tobacco on the island, roll your own cigar and sample more of the famous local rum.


Cruise Day 5: Tortola, US Virgin Islands  (Saturday: February 22, 2025 / 12:00pm - 7:00pm)
Tortola US Virgin IslandsTortola is the largest of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It features several white-sand beaches, including Cane Garden Bay and Smuggler’s Cove. Road Town, the capital of the British Virgin Islands, has a harbor dotted with sailing boats and is known as a yachting hub. In the island's southwest, forested Sage Mountain National Park offers trails and sweeping views over neighboring cays.
Included Shore Excursion: Tortola Island Tour - We depart the port and drive to Mount Healthy National Park, an old sTortolatone mill that was used in the sugar plantations in the 18th century. Continuing, we travel to the Skyworld Food Theatre for one of the best panoramic views of Tortola and the surrounding islands. Next we stop at the Callwood Rum Distillery, where they still uses machinery from the time of slavery. Then it's time to visit one of the most beautiful beaches, Cane Garden Bay to stroll by the shore or swim in the calm blue waters of the Caribbean Sea. Before we drive back to our ship, stop at the Crafts Alive Villages so shop for local crafts.


Cruise Day 6: Punta Cana  ( La Romana) (Sunday: February 23, 2025 / 11:00am - 5:00pm)
Dominicana Altos de ChavonLa Romana is a city on the Dominican Republic’s Caribbean coast and a gateway to nearby resort areas. Overlooking the Chavón River, Altos de Chavón is a re-created 16th-century Mediterranean village with artists' workshops. An obelisk painted with colorful images of local life stands in the city center. South of the city is Catalina Island, with beaches, coral reefs and the wrecked ship of pirate William Kidd. 
Catuano BeachIncluded Shore Excursion: Saona Island Excursion - Visit the main attractions of the area which has something for everybody: great snorkeling, nature, artisan shopping, and beach time. All with incredible scenery. After leaving the port we proceed along the coastline of the Parque Nacional del Este (National Park of the East) until we get to the rocks of Penon, once home to the aboriginal Tainos. When lucky, we will see iguanas in their rocky playground which can be 3 feet long. Next we cross the Catuano Channel to the Island of Saona. We arrive at Catuano Beach: a beautiful beach lined with palm trees and gifted with crystal clear water and pure white sand..... You can enjoy the beach, swim, snorkel or scroll along the little artisan - souvenir shops.


Cruise Day 7: Oranjestad, Aruba  (Monday: February 24, 2025 / 1:00mm - 9:00pm)
Flamingos ArubaOranjestad is the capital of the Dutch island of Aruba, in the Caribbean Sea. Near the marina, the 18th-century Fort Zoutman and the Willem III Tower, formerly a lighthouse, house the Historical Museum, which chronicles the island’s past. The Archaeological Museum displays indigenous artifacts dating back as far as 2500 B.C. Along the waterfront, L.G. Smith Boulevard is dotted with boutiques and shopping malls.
Included Shore Excursion: Full Island Aruba Tour - During this tour, our guide will take us around the island. Visit the island’s main attractions: California lighthouse, Ayo or aruba Casibari rock formations, Bushiribana gold mill ruins, Aloe Vera factory and the Typical Aruban house. There will also be a photo opportunity at the world famous "Fofoti" tree.
Stop in San Nicolas, a quiet coastal town located only twelve miles southeast of Oranjestad. There is a quaint promenade with an art gallery, some stores, snack shops, restaurants and bars as well as historic buildings of architectural interest. Then take in the spectacular ocean views and indulge in shallow, crystal clear water at Baby Beach, a true Caribbean beach paradise. There will be a chance to have lunch, snorkel in the turquoise waters and enjoy time on the beach!


Cruise Day 8: Willemstad, Curacao  (Tuesday: February 25, 2025/ 7:00am - 6:00pm)
Matzo Fun Cruise aruba2Willemstad is the capital city of Curacao, a Dutch Caribbean island. It’s known for its old town center, with pastel-colored colonial architecture. The floating Queen Emma Bridge connects the Punda and Otrobanda neighborhoods across Saint Anna Bay. By the water is the 19th-century Rif Fort, now housing a shopping center. City restaurants serve dishes influenced by the island's mostly Dutch and Afro-Caribbean cuisines.
Included Shore Excursion: Discover Curacao Island Tour - During our sightseeing tour we will cover the island’s key landmarks including Shete Boka National Park and Kenepa Beach. Observe the native wildlife, like flamingos and sea turtles, throughout the day and admire the beauty of the Dutch island.Hato CavesStop at Flamingo Park to see and learn about the brightly colored birds that live there. Then we make our way to Hato Caves for a guided tour. Walk the Indian Trail at the caves, and see carvings done by the Caiquetio Indians more than 1,500 years ago.
Our drive through Capital Willemstad, the capital built in 1634 where we’ll see “Punda”, “Scharloo” (the former Jewish residential area) and “Otrobanda” with their amazing historical buildings made from coral stones and sea sand. We will also stop at Queen Juliana Bridge for a panoramic view of the City.


Cruise Day 9: Day At Sea (Wednesday: February 26, 2025)
Cruise ship bingoToday is our 2nd Jewelry session and Bingo day with the singles. Not only will you get a chance to win a prize but the Bingo cards are free. Bingo is exclusively for our singles group so start covering those numbers and see if you are a winner. Didn't finish your jewelry project, realize you need another souvenir this afternoon you will have another jewelry opportunity.


Cruise Day 10: Ocho Rios  (Thursday: February 27, 2025 /7:00am - 5:00pm)
Blue holeOcho Rios is a port town on the north coast of Jamaica. A former fishing village, it’s now a resort with a cruise ship harbor and a busy bay beach that’s lined with hotels. The surrounding parish of Saint Ann is home to rainforest, rivers and waterfalls. Dunn’s River Falls is a terraced, 180m mountain waterfall with lagoon pools, surrounded by trees.

Included Shore Excursion - Blue Hole & Secrets Falls Excursion - Explore the Irie Blue Hole and Secret Falls attraction. This is an off the beaten track attraction that is really a great experience with lots of fun, you may jump off the cliff, explore the Caves behind the falls, climb the falls, swim in the Blue Hole, Swing on the Tarzan rope and have a lot more fun while in the Jamaican bush. After we have finished climbing, exploring or just relaxing, it’s time to have some fun on the Bamboo Blue Beach.Our driver/guide will take us on a 20 minute ride along the coast to the Bamboo Blue Beach Bar and Grill. When we arrive, you can relax on the beach to the sounds of Caribbean Music and enjoy a variety of activities. Then it is time to drive back to Ocho Rios for some Jamaican lunch and last minute duty free shopping before returning to our cruise ship.


Cruise Day 11: Georgetown Cayman (Friday: February 28, 2025/ 8:00am - 6:30pm)
stingray cityThe largest of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman is famous for its Seven Mile Beach, the popular Stingray City and its excellent diving. Both nature and history are preserved underwater with a collection of easily viewed shipwrecks.
Included Shore Excursion - Stingray City Experience(3 1/2 hours) - Enjoy our boat ride to a series of sandbars in the shallow waters of Grand Cayman's North Sound where wild stingrays gather. When we arrive, hop in the clear blue water, which is about waist- to chest-high, to interact with the friendly stingrays. We can pet them, swim with them and feed them by hand with food provided by our guide. You can even go in for a stingray kiss, which local legend says brings you seven years of good luck! Then time for reef snorkeling before heading back to shore.


Cruise Day 12: Day At Sea (Saturday: March 1, 2025)
Our final day at sea should be full of fun, relaxtion and sunshine. Everyone loves our famous jewelry making at sea sessiona and this morning should be no exception. Each cruise has its own charms and beads that make your jewelry designs one of a kind. Create bracelets, earings, key chains and more. 
After a few days together let's see how well you know your fellow cruisers. This afternoon we will play the game Been There - Done That by the pool. Let's see if you can guess correctly the number of people who have been there or done that.

Cruise Day 13: Tampa, FL  (Sunday: March 2, 2025/ Disembark at 7:00am)
At 7:00am the Norwegian Jewel returns to Tampa, Florida. Be sure to gather those emails to keep in touch with your new lifelong friends, and don't forget to plan ahead for your next singles vacation or cruise!

Singles Cruise Pricing
Inside Cabin

Interior staterooms are an excellent value. These spacious staterooms have no window which is great if you like to sleep late!

Ocean View

The large picture window will delight you and provides an excellent view of the ocean and each destination! * Some oceanview staterooms have obstructed views

Private Balcony

Enjoy the scenic views from your own private balcony. Most balcony staterooms also have a separate sitting area.

Share a Cabin with friend or use Free Roommate Match Program
Cabin Type - ShareDepositFull Payment


$350 $2,689.05


$350 $2,989.15


$350 $3,989.15
Prices are in US Dollars and Include Shore Excursions, Taxes and Surcharges - Onboard Gratuities are Not Included

Single Cabin (I Prefer My Own Room)
Cabin Type - SingleDepositFull Payment


$600 $3,675.05


$600 $4,275.15


$600 $5,975.15
Prices are in US Dollars and Include Shore Excursions, Taxes and Surcharges - Onboard Gratuities are Not Included

All prices are subject to availability and may be increased or withdrawn by the cruise line as the ship fills. Book now to avoid disappointment!

**Free Roommate Matching**
Best Single Travel provides roommate matching on all our vacations as a courtesy to our clients who confirm their reservations at least 90 days before departure. If you request a match within 90 days of your sail date, we cannot guarantee you a roommate.

Pre-Night Package
1-Night at Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa-Ybor City/Downtown & Includes Breakfast and Transfer to Cruise Ship
Shared Room - $185
Single Room - $335

Southern Caribbean Singles Cruise
Final Payment due October 10, 2024 
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