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Fodor's Caribbean Ports of Call (Fodor's Caribbean Ports of Call)

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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in the Caribbeans ports of call!

•Updated annually, Fodors Caribbean Ports of Call provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors Caribbean Ports of Call features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in the Caribbeans ports of call.

•Experience the Caribbeans ports like a local! Fodors Caribbean Ports of Call includes choices for every traveler, from eco-adventures to island jeep tours to duty-free shopping blitzes, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Discover the historical sights of Antigua, dive the coral reefs of Belize, swim with stingrays in Grand Cayman, take advantage of duty-free shopping, or take island jeep tours–Fodor's Carribean Ports of Call 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best – "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Carribean Ports of Call guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

Table of Contents

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Cruise Primer ............ 7

Before You Go ............ 8

Arriving & Embarking ............ 12

On Board ............ 13

Disembarkation ............ 24

Chapter 2: Cruising the Caribbean ............ 27

Choosing Your Cruise ............ 28

Cruise Lines ............ 32

Chapter 3: Ports of Embarkation ............ 55

Port Essentials ............ 56

Baltimore, Maryland ............ 57

Charleston, South Carolina ............ 64

Fort Lauderdale, Florida ............ 72

Galveston ............ 79

Houston ............ 85

Miami, Florida ............ 93

Mobile, Alabama ............ 101

New Orleans, Louisiana ............ 106

New York, New York ............ 117

Norfolk, Virginia ............ 126

Port Canaveral, Florida ............ 132

San Juan, Puerto Rico ............ 140

Tampa, Florida ............ 141

Chapter 4: Ports of Call ............ 151

Going Ashore ............ 152

Caribbean Essentials ............ 153

Private Islands ............ 158

Antigua (St. Johns) ............ 162

Aruba (Oranjestad) ............ 169

Barbados (Bridgetown) ............ 175

Belize City, Belize ............ 182

Bermuda ............ 188

Bonaire (Kralendijk) ............ 198

Calica, Mexico ............ 203

Cartagena, Colombia ............ 208

Colón, Panama ............ 212

Costa Maya, Mexico ............ 218

Cozumel, Mexico ............ 219

Curaçao (Willemstad) ............ 225

Dominica (Roseau) ............ 232

Freeport-Lucaya, Bahamas ............ 239

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands ............ 245

Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos Islands ............ 252

Grenada (St. Georges) ............ 257

Guadeloupe (Pointe-á-Pitre) ............ 263

Key West, Florida ............ 268

La Romana, Dominican Republic ............ 274

Martinique (Fort-de-France) ............ 278

Montego Bay, Jamaica ............ 286

Nassau, Bahamas ............ 292

Nevis (Charlestown) ............ 299

Ocho Rios, Jamaica ............ 304

Progreso, Mexico ............ 309

Puerto Limón, Costa Rica ............ 314

Roatán, Honduras ............ 319

Samaná, Dominican Republic ............ 323

St. Barthélemy (Gustavia) ............ 328

St. Croix (Frederiksted) ............ 333

St. John (Cruz Bay) ............ 339

St. Kitts (Basseterre) ............ 343

St. Lucia (Castries) ............ 350

St. Maarten (Phillipsburg) ............ 357

St. Thomas (Charlotte Amalie) ............ 363

St. Vincent, St. Vincent & the Grenadines ............ 369

San Juan, Puerto Rico ............ 375

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic ............ 382

Santo Tomás de Castilla, Guatemala ............ 388

Tortola (Road Town) ............ 392

Trinidad (Port of Spain) ............ 398

Virgin Gorda ............ 403

Index ............ 409

Maps

Baltimore ............ 59

Charleston ............ 66

Fort Lauderdale ............ 73

Galveston ............ 81

Houston ............ 87

Miami ............ 94

Mobile ............ 102

New Orleans ............ 107

New York City (Midtown) ............ 118

Norfolk ............ 127

Cape Canaveral ............ 133

Tampa Bay Area ............ 143

The Caribbean ............ 154-155

The Mayan Riviera ............ 156

Antigua ............ 163

Aruba ............ 170

Barbados ............ 176-177

Belize ............ 183

Bermuda ............ 190-191

Bonaire ............ 199

Calica ............ 205

Cartagena ............ 209

Panama Canal Zone ............ 214

Cozumel ............ 220

Curaçao ............ 226

Dominica ............ 233

Freeport-Lucaya, Bahamas ............ 240

Grand Cayman ............ 247

Grand Turk ............ 253

Grenada ............ 257

Guadeloupe ............ 263

Key West ............ 269

La Romana ............ 275

Martinique ............ 279

Montego Bay ............ 287

Nassau, Bahamas ............ 293

Nevis ............ 299

Ocho Rios ............ 305

Progreso/Merida ............ 310

Puerto Limón ............ 315

Roatán Island ............ 320

Samana Peninsula ............ 324

St. Barthélemy ............ 329

St. Croix ............ 334

St. John ............ 339

St. Kitts ............ 344

St. Lucia ............ 351

St. Maarten ............ 358

St. Thomas ............ 365

St. Vincent ............ 371

Old San Juan ............ 376

Santo Domingo ............ 383

Santo Tomás ............ 389

Tortola ............ 394

Trinidad ............ 399

Virgin Gorda ............ 405

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400019557
Author:
Fodors
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Stallings, Douglas
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Subject:
Caribbean area
Subject:
West Indies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20081007
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.18 x .82 in 1 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Discover the historical sights of Antigua, dive the coral reefs of Belize, swim with stingrays in Grand Cayman, take advantage of duty-free shopping, or take island jeep tours–Fodor's Carribean Ports of Call 2008 offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the country to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best – "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We frequently update our Carribean Ports of Call guide, and we make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area at Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory best.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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