Bahamas from Miami December 2024

BahamasDuring your Bahamas cruise from Miami in December 2024, you will have the opportunity to go snorkeling, walk along beaches with pearly pink sand, and swim through crystal-clear blue waters. Here is a summary of the weather in the Bahamas to help you efficiently plan your trip from Miami.

Bahamas Weather Conditions in December

Explore the islands during the festive season, enjoying a magical Caribbean cruise experience.

  • Crowds: High — peak travel season begins.
  • Cruise Prices: High, reflecting holiday travel.
  • Suitability: Excellent — one of the best months for travel.
  • Daytime Average Temperature: 79°F (26°C).
  • Nighttime Average Temperature: 68°F (20°C).
  • Water Temperature: 77°F (25°C).
  • Average Rainfall: 2.2 inches (56 mm).
  • Average Rainy Days: 8 days.
  • Rain Pattern: Minimal rainfall, usually brief if it occurs.
  • Hurricane Risk: Very low.

Cruise Lines

Departing from Miami, Bahamas cruise ports welcome ships and visitors from the world’s most popular cruise lines, offering a large number of Bahamas voyages in December 2024.

  • Azamara Club Cruises: Embark on a luxurious journey in the Caribbean, where immersive experiences await you.
  • Carnival Cruise Line: Experience the joy of fun-filled voyages suitable for all ages as you explore the Caribbean.
  • MSC Cruises: Elevate your Caribbean adventure with Mediterranean-inspired luxury and innovation.
  • Norwegian Cruise Line: Cruise the Caribbean on your terms with diverse entertainment and freestyle cruising.
  • Oceania Cruises: Indulge in exquisite cuisine and refined exploration in the breathtaking Caribbean.
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Discover the epitome of all-inclusive luxury at sea.
  • Royal Caribbean: Choose immersive cruising in the Caribbean, where innovative ships and unforgettable adventures await.
  • Virgin Voyages: Set sail on a rebellious journey with style, offering adult-only cruising.


There are various Bahamas itineraries departing from Miami in December 2024, ranging from 3 to 16 days.

Cruise Types

Nearly all cruises departing from Miami are roundtrip cruise.

  • Roundtrip Cruise: Provide circular routes that return to the starting port—ideal for straightforward, return voyages.
  • Mini Cruise: Brief, convenient escapes ideal for quick relaxation and first-time cruisers, usually spanning 3-5 days.
  • Holiday Cruise: Festive voyages featuring seasonal themes, special events, and celebrations of Christmas & New Year suitable for all ages.

Bahamas Ports of Call

Bahamas cruise from Miami include stops in some of the most breathtaking beaches and crystal-clear waters in the world.

  • Bimini: Offers a close encounter with nature, being the nearest Bahamian island to the United States.
  • Bimini Beach Club: A private island destination with exclusive beaches and activities tailored for cruise passengers.
  • Celebration Key: A fictional destination offering thematic experiences (actual port name may vary based on cruise line offerings).
  • CocoCay: Royal Caribbean's private island with thrilling waterparks and relaxing beaches.
  • Freeport: A mix of urban appeal and natural attractions, featuring one of the world's longest underwater cave systems.
  • Great Stirrup Cay: A private island paradise exclusively for Norwegian Cruise Line guests, offering pristine beaches and natural beauty.
  • Half Moon Cay: Another private island popular for its horseback riding by the sea and stunning, powdery beaches.
  • Nassau: The bustling capital of the Bahamas, known for its historical forts, casinos, and the Atlantis resort.
  • Ocean Cay: MSC Cruises' private island that focuses on eco-friendly practices and coral restoration.
  • Princess Cays: A resort-style private island with over half a mile of white-sand shoreline managed by Princess Cruises.

Bahamas Cruise Itineraries and Schedule from Miami in December 2024

Price from: $ 1,510
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Eastern Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard Norwegian Breakaway

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2024

Norwegian Cruise Line Eastern Caribbean 11-day route to Puerto Plata, San Juan, St. Thomas, Antigua, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, Tortola, Great Stirrup Cay

Line Name: Norwegian Cruise Line

Ship Name: Norwegian Breakaway

Duration: 11-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise

Ports of Call: Miami (5:30pm), Puerto Plata (8:00am-5:00pm), San Juan (9:00am-8:00pm), St. Thomas (8:00am-6:00pm), Antigua (8:00am-6:00pm), St. Kitts (8:00am-6:00pm), St. Maarten (8:00am-6:00pm), Tortola (6:00am-1:00pm), Great Stirrup Cay (10:00am-6:00pm), Miami (7:00am);

Price from: $ 1,688
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Eastern Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard MSC Seaside

Date: Sunday, December 1, 2024

MSC Cruises Eastern Caribbean 14-day route to Ocean Cay, Nassau, San Juan, Puerto Plata, Miami, Costa Maya, Cozumel, Roatan, Ocean Cay

Line Name: MSC Cruises

Ship Name: MSC Seaside

Duration: 14-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise

Ports of Call: Miami (5:00pm), Ocean Cay (8:00am-8:00pm), Nassau (8:00am-4:00pm), San Juan (10:00am-6:00pm), Puerto Plata (10:00am-6:00pm), Miami (7:00am-5:00pm), Costa Maya (8:00am-7:00pm), Cozumel (8:00am-6:00pm), Roatan (8:00am-3:00pm), Ocean Cay (9:00am-8:00pm), Miami (7:00am);

Price from: $ 4,130
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Western Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard Vista

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2024

Oceania Cruises Western Caribbean 12-day route to Cozumel, Costa Maya, Santo Tomas, Harvest Caye, Roatan, George Town, Montego Bay, Great Stirrup Cay

Line Name: Oceania Cruises

Ship Name: Vista

Duration: 12-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise

Ports of Call: Miami (6:00pm), Cozumel (7:00am-4:00pm), Costa Maya (8:00am-6:00pm), Santo Tomas (8:00am-9:00pm), Harvest Caye (7:00am-5:00pm), Roatan (8:00am-6:00pm), George Town (7:00am-5:00pm), Montego Bay (7:00am-4:00pm), Great Stirrup Cay (9:00am-6:00pm), Miami (8:00am);