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Eastern Caribbean from Miami May 2025

Eastern CaribbeanDuring your Eastern Caribbean cruise from Miami in May 2025, 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 Eastern Caribbean to help you efficiently plan your trip from Miami.

Eastern Caribbean Weather Conditions in May

May welcomes you to the Caribbean with warm temperatures and an inviting tropical breeze.

  • Crowds: Increasing as the summer season approaches.
  • Cruise Prices: Moderate, a good time for deals before peak summer prices.
  • Suitability: Very good — beginning of the wet season but generally mild weather.
  • Daytime Average Temperature: 86°F (30°C).
  • Nighttime Average Temperature: 78°F (26°C).
  • Water Temperature: 81°F (27°C).
  • Average Rainfall: 4.5 inches (114 mm).
  • Average Rainy Days: 10 days.
  • Rain Pattern: Afternoon thundershowers start becoming more frequent.
  • Hurricane Risk: Low but increasing.

Cruise Lines

Departing from Miami, Eastern Caribbean cruise ports welcome ships and visitors from the world’s most popular cruise lines, offering a large number of Eastern Caribbean voyages in May 2025.

  • Carnival Cruise Line: Experience the joy of fun-filled voyages suitable for all ages as you explore the Caribbean.
  • Celebrity Cruises: Indulge in sophistication and refined experiences as you sail the Caribbean seas.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Duration

There are various Eastern Caribbean itineraries departing from Miami in May 2025, ranging from 5 to 14 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.

Eastern Caribbean Ports of Call

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

  • St. John's: Known for its lush landscapes and 365 white sand beaches
  • Beef Island: Offers laid-back vibes and access to some of the best sailing experiences in the Caribbean.
  • Frenchmans Cay: Known for luxury resorts and pristine beaches, making it a perfect getaway.
  • Great Harbour: Famous for its casual beach bars, including the renowned Foxy's.
  • Road Town: The bustling capital of the British Virgin Islands with a rich pirate history.
  • Virgin Gorda: Known for the Baths, a breathtaking beach area with unique geological formations.
  • Roseau: The capital of Dominica, known as the "Nature Island" for its unspoiled natural beauty.
  • Amber Cove: A Dominican gateway that offers access to the island's lush landscapes and cultural experiences.
  • Santa Catalina: Famous for its wildlife, dive sites, and the iconic Casino building.
  • La Romana: Offers access to some of the Dominican Republic's premier golf courses and the Altos de Chavón artist village.
  • Puerto Plata: Known for its Victorian architecture, amber jewelry, and the scenic Mount Isabel de Torres.
  • Punta Cana: Renowned for its resorts and pristine beaches, a top tourist destination in the Dominican Republic.
  • Philipsburg: A bustling port with a unique blend of Dutch and French cultural influences.
  • Iles Des Saintes: A tranquil set of islands popular for snorkeling and rich in French heritage.
  • Pointe a Pitre: Offers a lively mix of French and Creole culture, with colorful markets and festivals.
  • Terre-de-Haut: This serene spot is beloved for its beautiful bays and historical significance in naval history.
  • Labadee: Royal Caribbean's private beach resort offers exclusive beach activities and amenities in Haiti.
  • San Juan: Rich in history and culture, known for its vibrant old town and Spanish colonial buildings.
  • Gustavia: The capital of St. Barthélemy, known for its luxury shopping, fine dining, and white-sand beaches.
  • Charlestown: Known for its natural beauty and the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton.
  • Basseterre: Features a mix of colonial history and scenic railway tours.
  • Grand Turk: Known for its crystal-clear waters, perfect for snorkeling and diving.
  • St. Croix: Features a blend of Danish and local culture with picturesque landscapes.
  • St. John: Offers tranquil beaches and is mostly covered by the lush Virgin Islands National Park.
  • Charlotte Amalie: Known for its beautiful harbor, shopping, and historical sites.

Eastern Caribbean Cruise Itineraries and Schedule from Miami in May 2025

Price from: $ 2,082
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14-day
Western Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard MSC World America

Date: Saturday, May 3, 2025

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

Line Name: MSC Cruises

Ship Name: MSC World America

Duration: 14-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise


Ports of Call: Miami (6:00pm), Costa Maya (8:00am-6:00pm), Roatan (8:00am-5:00pm), Cozumel (9:00am-7:00pm), Ocean Cay (8:00am-8:00pm), Miami (7:00am-6:00pm), Puerto Plata (9:00am-5:00pm), San Juan (9:00am-11:00pm), Ocean Cay (8:00am-8:00pm), Miami (7:00am);

Price from: $ 2,196
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14-day
Eastern Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard MSC Seascape

Date: Sunday, May 4, 2025

MSC Cruises Eastern Caribbean 14-day route to Ocean Cay, Nassau, San Juan, Puerto Plata, Miami, Ocho Rios, George Town, Cozumel, Ocean Cay

Line Name: MSC Cruises

Ship Name: MSC Seascape

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), Ocho Rios (9:00am-5:00pm), George Town (8:00am-4:00pm), Cozumel (10:00am-6:00pm), Ocean Cay (8:00am-8:00pm), Miami (7:00am);

Price from: $ 2,247
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14-day
Eastern Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard MSC World America

Date: Saturday, May 10, 2025

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

Line Name: MSC Cruises

Ship Name: MSC World America

Duration: 14-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise


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

Price from: $ 1,980
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14-day
Western Caribbean
cruise from Miami
onboard MSC Seascape

Date: Sunday, May 11, 2025

MSC Cruises Western Caribbean 14-day route to Ocho Rios, George Town, Cozumel, Ocean Cay, Miami, Ocean Cay, Nassau, San Juan, Puerto Plata

Line Name: MSC Cruises

Ship Name: MSC Seascape

Duration: 14-day cruise

Cruise Type: Roundtrip cruise


Ports of Call: Miami (5:00pm), Ocho Rios (9:00am-5:00pm), George Town (8:00am-4:00pm), Cozumel (10:00am-6:00pm), Ocean Cay (8:00am-8:00pm), Miami (7:00am-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);