Holland America, Eastern Caribbean from Fort Lauderdale, February 25, 2023


11-day cruise to St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Thomas & Half Moon Cay on board Rotterdam

Cruise to St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Thomas & Half Moon CayCruising from: Fort Lauderdale, Florida;
Departure Date: February 25, 2023;
Duration: 11-day cruise;
Cruise Line: Holland America Line;
Cruise Ship: Rotterdam;
Ports of Call: Fort Lauderdale, St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Thomas, Half Moon Cay, Fort Lauderdale;

Enjoy magnificent scenery and unique experiences on this Eastern Caribbean cruise with Holland America Line

Day 0

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is the embarkation point for many cruise lines that take vacationers on fantasy trips to the Caribbean Sea. Fort Lauderdale’s Port Everglades has eight contemporary cruise terminals that welcome ships from major cruise companies. Above all, the terminals[…]

Day 1 – At Sea cruising

Cruising aboard Rotterdam elevates fun at sea to an art form. Rotterdam demonstrates a true mastery of the craft with an onboard collage of fun spots for you to enjoy.

Day 2 – At Sea cruising

During your cruising day, enjoy watching the scenery drift by as you look forward to the next towns and cities.

Day 3

St. Maarten, Dutch Caribbean

St. Maarten, a popular cruise-ship stop is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, an island country on the southern part of a Caribbean island shared with Saint Martin, a French overseas collectivity. The island of Sint Maarten or Saint[…]

Day 4

Castries, St. Lucia

Castries is the capital and largest city of the Caribbean island state of Saint Lucia. It is famous for palm-lined Vigie Beach and as a port of call for cruise lines. Shoppers go to the city’s dozens of boutiques and[…]

Day 5

Bridgetown, Barbados

Barbados, the Caribbean’s easternmost island, juggles two diverse cultures to produce a distinct Bajan personality. Barbados is roughly triangular in shape, measuring about 20 miles northwest to southeast and about 15 miles east to west at its widest point. Barbados[…]

Day 6

Fort-de-France, Martinique

Day 7

St. Kitts and Nevis

Saint Kitts and the neighbouring island of Nevis constitute one country: the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. Port Zante is where cruise ship passengers arrive in Basseterre to be greeted by streets full of colourful modern shops selling souvenirs[…]

Day 8

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

St. Thomas is the gateway island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea, best known for its beaches and snorkeling spots. The territory’s capital, Charlotte Amalie is a busy cruise-ship port. Historic buildings include a 1679 watchtower called[…]

Day 9 – At Sea cruising

There are plenty of daily activities on board Rotterdam to keep you busy. Holland America Line has everything a discerning cruiser could want, bars, pools, sports venues and shops.

Day 10

Half Moon Cay, Bahamas

Accessible by Carnival and Holland America cruise ships, Half Moon Cay is often used as a stopover for cruises from Florida. Half Moon Cay is one of about 700 islands that make up the archipelago of the Bahamas. Also called[…]

Day 11

Welcome to Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale is a residential resort city with a Venice-like series of canals and waterways. Fort Lauderdale and the rest of Broward County have plenty to offer visitors of all ages and tastes, from museums to beaches to theme parks. The[…]


Eastern Caribbean cruises from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) are fantastic ways to explore magical islands, beautiful beaches, crystal clear waters, fantastic food, among other things. Cruise from Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades) to St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Martinique, St. Kitts, St. Thomas and Half Moon Cay. Enjoy magnificent scenery and unique experiences on this Eastern Caribbean cruise with Holland America Line. Rotterdam leaving Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida for 11 days from February 25, 2023.

Port order and/or content may vary, please check specific sailing date concerning risks associated with COVID-19. Please consult all applicable Centers for Disease Control travel advisories, warnings, or recommendations relating to cruise travel and check at official cruise line website.