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Southern Caribbean Singles Cruise from Tampa, FL
February 8 - February 19, 2023

** 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 Dawn 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!
Key West - Dominican Republic - St Thomas - Aruba - Curacao - Grand Cayman

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Southern Caribbean Singles Cruise Itinerary

tampaCruise Day 1: Tampa, FL (Wednesday: February 8, 2023 / 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 Dawn. 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: Key West  (Thursday: February 9, 2023 /11:00pm - 5:00pm)
key west hop on hop offKey West, a U.S. island city, is part of the Florida Keys archipelago. It's also Florida's southernmost point, lying roughly 90 miles north of Cuba. Famed for its pastel-hued, conch-style houses, it’s a cruise-ship stop also accessible from the mainland via the Overseas Highway. It’s known more for its coral reefs – destinations for diving and snorkeling – than for its beaches.
Included Shore Excursion: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley - When arriving at the Port of Key West, explore the best this island city has to offer on a, narrated, hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Board one of the trolleys and enjoy the view with a live commentary of interesting facts and stories from an expert guide who knows the island inside and out. Key West Southern PointLearn about the history and happenings of Key West — stories of pirates, Indians, wrecking and the Civil War — as the trolley rolls along from one location to the next. Hop off at any of the attractions for a closer look, then hop back on when it’s convenient. Visit more than 100 points of interest among Key West’s top attractions — like Mallory Square, Southernmost Point and Key West Aquarium, to name a few.


Cruise Day 3: Day At Sea (Friday: February 10, 2023)
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 4: Puerto Plata (Saturday: February 11, 2023 / 7:00am - 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: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands  (Sunday: February 12, 2023/ 11:00am - 7:00pm)
St Thomas portSt. Thomas is the gateway isle of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. It's known for its beaches and snorkeling spots. Territorial capital Charlotte Amalie, founded by the Danish in the 1600s, is a busy cruise-ship port. Historic buildings include a 1679 watchtower called Blackbeard’s Castle, in reference to the area’s pirate history. On the harbor, 17th-century Fort Christian is now a local-history museum.
Included Shore Excursion: Catamaran Sail & Snorkel - Catamaran SnorkelExperience the thrill of boating on a fabulous catamaran to Buck Island as we sail in the warm breezes and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy a fast and very stable ride with spacious sunbathing decks and a large comfortable cockpit for those who prefer shade. After receiving our snorkel gear, safety vest and expert instruction, our crew will lead a guided tour through this underwater haven of abundant marine life, coral formations and colorful sea-life. Keep an eye out for an inquisitive turtle, rays and maybe even a shipwreck.
We will spend about an hour at this paradise island before we will set sail for our return into beautiful Charlotte Amalie Harbor. An open bar including soft drinks and rum punch will be available plus stunning scenery and Caribbean music.


Cruise Day 6: Day At Sea (Monday: February 13, 2023)
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 7: Willemstad, Curacao  (Tuesday: February 14, 2023/ 7:00am - 8:00pm)
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 8: Oranjestad, Aruba  (Wednesday: February 15, 2023 / 7:00am - 4:00pm)
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 9: Day At Sea   (Thursday: February 16, 2023)
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: Georgetown Cayman (Friday: February 17, 2023/ 10:30am - 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 11: Day At Sea (Saturday: February 18, 2023)
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 12: Tampa, FL  (Sunday: February 19, 2023/ Disembark at 7:00am)
At 7:00am the Norwegian Dawn 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.

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Single Cabin (I Prefer My Own Room)
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**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-Cruise Package
1-Night at Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa-Ybor City/Downtown & Cruise Transfer  - Share Room - $175 pp - Single Room $325

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