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Crystal Caribbean Celebrations Cruise from New Orleans to Jamaica

Crystal Cruise Line offers a holidays cruise out of New Orleans that goes to Jamaica and other Caribbean islands. It is over both Christmas and New Year's Day.

The cruise begins December 22, 2018. The itinerary includes stops at Cozumel (Mexico), Ocho Rios (Jamaica), San Juan (Puerto Rico), St Thomas (US Virgin Islands), Basseterre (St Kitts), and Key West (Florida).

This cruise vacation starts with an overnight stay in New Orleans, which is convenient because it replaces the need to stay in a hotel before departing. The actual departure is the afternoon of Sunday, December 23. Christmas Eve is at sea.

Cozumel Mexico port
Jamaica beach

Christmas Day, December 25, is at Cozumel, Mexico. Cozumel is an island playground with excellent snorkeling on a nearby coral reef. Popular excursions go to the Mayan ruins at Tulum.

The ship is at Jamaica on December 27. You'll dock at Ocho Rios. The famous Dunn's River Falls is nearby. The mountainous landscape is covered by lush tropical foliage. Go shopping and enjoy the many places to eat and drink.

San Juan Puerto Rico
St Thomas Virgin Islands

The next port of call is San Juan, Puerto Rico on December 29. Tour the fortress of El Morro and explore the streets of Old San Juan.

December 30 is at St Thomas, US Virgin Islands. It's a bustling shopping destination and a good place for a tour.

Basseterre St Kitts
Key West Florida

New Year's Eve, December 31, will be at St Kitts, one of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies. The cruise terminal is in Basseterre, the capital city. The volcanic island has a mountainous interior. Attractions include the Old Treasury Building & National Museum, Independence Square, Romney Manor gardens, Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, and the scenic railway. Many pristine beaches are available.

New Year Day, January 1, 2019 will be at sea, as well as January 2. The final stop of the cruise is at Key West, Florida on January 3. See the Hemingway House and enjoy the art galleries.

See our schedule of all cruises to Jamaica from New Orleans.

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