What’s more exciting than planning for a cruise to the Caribbean or another foreign country? Tampa Cruise Port is a hub for many cruise lines that set sail to gorgeous locations all around the globe.
Carnival Cruise Line has two boats that leave out of Tampa, Carnival Miracle, and Carnival Paradise. Carnival Miracle offers 6 to 8-day cruises to the western Caribbean and 8 or 14-day cruises to the Panama Canal. On either of these cruises, you’ll visit places like Cozumel, Belize, Costa Maya, Grand Cayman, Panama Canal, Limon, and more! Carnival Paradise offers shorter 4 and 5-Day cruises to the western Caribbean, but also offers 4, 5, and 8-day cruises to Cuba where you’ll visit Key West and Cuba!
Holland America Line also has one boat, MS Rotterdam, that travels to western and southern Caribbean for longer stays. They offer two different 7-day cruises to the western Caribbean, visiting Key West, Santo Tomas de Castilla, and Mahogany Bay. Or cruise longer on their 14-day southern Caribbean cruise, or even longer on their 21-day western and southern Caribbean cruise!
The Royal Caribbean also has two boats that sail out of Tampa Port. Cruise ship Brilliance of the Seas offers 4 and 5-night cruises to the western Carribean and a 15-night cruise from Tampa to Amsterdam. Rhapsody of the Seas cruise ship offers 7-night cruises and 7-night holiday cruises to the western Caribbean. They also offer a 14-night cruise to Spain which stops at the Canary Islands, Barcelona, Malaga, and more!
Last but not least, Norwegian Cruise Line’s, the Norwegian Pearl, sets sail from the Tampa Cruise Port. They offer 5 and 7-day cruises to the western Caribbean, 10-day cruises to the eastern Caribbean, stopping at Tortola, St. Jonn’s, and more, and 11-day southern Caribbean cruises stopping at Grand Cayman, Bonaire, and the US Virgin Islands. Norwegian Pearl also offers a 14-day cruise to the Panama Canal.
In the midst of all the excitement don’t forget to think about your travel plans to the Tampa Cruise Port and your accommodations if needed.
When looking for hotels near the Tampa cruise port, consider Uptown Suites. We are just a short drive from the port and offer affordable accommodations which are oftentimes less than a one night stay at a standard Tampa hotel. When you stay at Uptown Suites amenities like Free Wifi, more storage, in-room kitchen, and living areas are all included in your stay!
Uptown Suites is also close to Tampa Cruise Port parking garage, where parking is affordable, convenient, and safe. If you aren’t planning on driving while in Tampa, Uber or Lyft are the most convenient ways to travel to the port.