The Western Caribbean is the most frequent destination of cruises from New Orleans. Most are 7 days long, but some are shorter. Stops may include ports in Mexico, Honduras, Belize, Cayman Islands, and Jamaica.
Cozumel is a stop on almost every cruise to the Western Caribbean. It's an island off the coast of Mexico. Popular activities include snorkeling the coral reef, swimming with dolphins, and touring ancient Mayan sites.
Roatan Island (or Isla Roatan) is another stop on many itineraries, and it is the most developed of Honduras' Bay of Islands. The MesoAmerican Barrier Reef is a big attraction for divers. Other water sports include ocean kayaking and jet skis. White sand beaches are ideal for relaxing.