Western Caribbean Holiday Cruise

December 17, 2023 thru December 27, 2023

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Celebrate the holiday with SUN TOURS and Princess Cruises!

Ancient Mayan ruins rise up from the jungle floor, breaking the pristine beauty of the rainforest to remind all who cruise the Western Caribbean of its deep cultural heritage. White-sand beaches and pristine azure waters are just the beginning with this region of the Caribbean. With just a little exploration on a Western Caribbean cruise, you can open up a world of jungle adventures, breathtaking barrier reefs and powerful cultural connections unlike any other.

Enjoy sweeping views from one of more than 1,400 balconies on Regal Princess or stroll on the SeaWalk®, a glass-floor walkway extending 28 feet beyond the edge of the ship! From the tranquil Sanctuary, a retreat reserved for adults, to the dazzling Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show and more, you’ll find diversions for every mood.

Find out more information about the Regal Princess cruise ship, with a 3560 passenger capacity, by clicking here.


Roundtrip Air Transportation




11 days, 10 nights


All meals aboard included


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Documents Required


Tour Highlights

  • Roundtrip air transportation included
  • Costa Maya
  • Belize City
  • Roatan
  • Grand Cayman
  • Jamaica
  • Plus much much more!


  • Roundtrip air transportation to Houston
  • 10 Day Cruise
  • All transfers
  • All meals aboard the cruise
  • Baggage handling (for 1 piece)
  • Cruise credits as described
  • Services of a SUN TOURS escort (with 15 or more booked)
  • Port charges, taxes and gratuities for included items


We fly from Albuquerque to Houston, where we transfer to the Port of Galveston to board our cruise ship and sail into the Western Caribbean!


DAYS 2 & 3

These are days at sea. Relax, eat great meals and enjoy the many cruiseship activities.



Today we stop in Jamaica. One of the most popular beaches in Jamaica with both locals and travelers, Ocho Rios Bay Beach has everything needed for a relaxing day enjoying the Caribbean weather. Soft sand, crystal-clear water, plentiful loungers and ice-cold beverages. Visit Ocho Rios Bay Beach on a Jamaican cruise!



Cruise to Grand Cayman, once home to pirates and scoundrels striking fear into all who sailed near, now stands as one of the most prosperous islands in the entire Caribbean. Meet sea turtles and stingrays in their natural habitats, snorkel through breathtaking shipwrecks and stroll through the capital of Georgetown for world-class dining, shopping and historic architecture. (Water Shuttle Required, Wheelchair Access Limited)



Sitting atop an ancient coral reef system, surrounded by gorgeous crystal blue waters and featuring a lush tropical environment, the island of Roatan looks every bit the Caribbean wonderland. Visit the local iguana farm with over 3,000 iguanas roaming the grounds, snorkel and dive the pristine local reefs or sunken ships and Mayan artifacts, or just sit on the picture-perfect beach and relax without a care in the world.

Many optional excursions ranging in price.



Nestled among lush rainforests teeming with life and situated on the western edge of the Caribbean Sea, Belize City is a paradise for those looking to have an unparalleled eco adventure. Take a relaxing inner tube ride down a river and through ancient caves once used for rituals by the Maya, ride horses through a stunning nature park with hundreds of species, and snorkel through the northern hemisphere’s largest barrier reef on a cruise to Belize!



Located in the south of Quintana Roo, Grand Costa Maya is one of the Mexican Caribbean’s hidden gems. The gateway to the region is Quintana Roo’s capital city of Chetumal, whose name in Maya means “place of the red wood.” You can also reach Chetumal on a four-hour drive from Cancun, passing through Riviera Maya’s destinations and Maya Ka’an along the way.

Many optional excursions ranging in price.


DAYs 9 & 10

These are days at sea. Relax, eat great meals and enjoy the many cruiseship activities.


DAY 11

We arrive into Galveston from a glorious holiday cruise on the Western Caribbean, with vivid memories and new friendships, and fly back home afterwards. (B)

Itinerary subject to change. ***Passport Required***

Package Pricing

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Final payment due:

September 13, 2023

Deposit: N/A

Price Includes

• Roundtrip air transportation to San Diego
• 10 Day Cruise
• All transfers
• Roundtrip door to door livery service
• All meals aboard the cruise
• Baggage handling (for 1 piece)
• Cruise credits as described
• Services of a SUN TOURS escort (with 15 or more booked)
• Port charges, taxes and gratuities for included items

Booking Policy

FINAL PAYMENT DUE: September 13, 2023


  • None – Through September 13, 2023
  • 25%* – September 14, 2023 – October 17, 2023
  • 50%* – October 18, 2023 – November 14, 2023
  • 75%* – November 15, 2023 – November 28, 2023
  • 100% – November 28, 2023

*Percentage of total price



For your reference, we send to you a detailed itinerary approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the scheduled tour departure. This has day-by-day times and events, hotel information where you can be reached in case of an emergency, and airline information.

The times listed on the itinerary are all approximate. We cannot be held responsible for schedule changes due to unforeseen circumstances with the weather, transportation agents, highway conditions, hotels or contracting agents.


You will be issued your boarding pass the morning of our departure, after your arrival at the Albuquerque International Sunport. If you have an American Airlines frequent flyer number, or a TSA number, please call our office at least 3 days prior to the tour to ensure we can note these in your reservation.

If you are joining the tour from locations other than Albuquerque, we make other arrangements for you to join the tour. Please call our office for more details.


Do not forget to bring your government issued picture ID to show at the airport. A Driver’s License or Passport is preferred. If you do not have the proper ID, the airline will turn you away.


We have arranged for handling for one piece of luggage per person regarding the skycaps (where available) and hotels. If you check through luggage note that the maximum weight for the checked piece of luggage is 50 pounds and maximum size is 62 inches (length + width + height). If your bag weighs over 50 pounds the airlines will levy an extra fee that you will be responsible to pay. If you feel the need to lock your checked through luggage and your bag is searched, your lock could be damaged in the process. You can purchase a TSA (Transportation Security Administration) accepted and recognized lock at any luggage store. Make sure you ask for a TSA approved lock. These locks are the kind that TSA screeners can open by using a special tool without breaking. Passengers can carry-on 1 bag (dimensions are limited to 10x16x24 inches), plus a personal type bag, like a purse. We advise that you pack your carry-on lightly. There are restrictions regarding your carryon baggage and contents due to enhanced security measures. If you have further concerns, please visit the TSA's Web-site at www.tsa.gov. There is room inside the motorcoach for your hand carried bag.


On our airline for this tour, passengers are assessed a fee per checked in bag, by the Airlines, upon checking in for the flight.


It is always a good idea to carry on your person a list of medications that you are taking and an emergency contact phone number while you are traveling. And we suggest making a copy of the itinerary and provide it to a friend or family member.


The traditional end-of-tour gratuity is included on this tour. All hotel porterage and airport skycap (when available) fees are included. We also include the gratuities for the coach drivers. Hotel housekeeping tips are not included. Tips for guides/services on optional excursions or individual on-ship services are not included.


If you would like to request special accommodations at the hotel(s) where we are lodging, please call us as soon as possible and we will forward these requests for you. The phone numbers of the hotel(s) where we are staying are listed on the itinerary.

Many hotels around the country have instituted a "reconditioning fee" of $300 or more that is levied upon a guest that smokes in a non-smoking room. If this occurs during our tour you will be responsible for paying this fee to the hotel prior to check-out.


We pay close attention to your requests but please realize that these are merely requests and cannot be guaranteed.


SUN TOURS acts solely as an agent in arranging hotels, transportation, sightseeing, baggage-handling, and other services and does not assume any liability for injury, damage, loss or delay due to any act or default of any company or person. We, along with our subcontractors, reserve the right to make changes to an itinerary if it is necessary for the proper handling of a tour.


Weather in the Caribbean in December can vary depending on the specific location, but generally, it is considered one of the best months to visit the region due to the start of the dry season. Here’s a general overview:

Average High: 77°F to 88°F (25°C to 31°C), depending on the island.
Average Low: 68°F to 77°F (20°C to 25°C)

Sea Conditions:
Warm sea temperatures, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving.

Regional Variations:
The northern Caribbean (e.g., Bahamas, Cuba) tends to be cooler than the southern Caribbean (e.g., Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba).
Eastern Caribbean islands (e.g., Barbados, St. Lucia) may experience slightly more rain than the western Caribbean (e.g., Jamaica, Cayman Islands).

December in the Caribbean is popular among tourists looking to escape colder climates, leading to peak travel season and higher prices. Despite this, the weather is typically excellent, with warm temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and low rainfall, making it an ideal time for a wide range of activities, from lounging on the beach to exploring the islands’ natural and cultural attractions. It’s advisable to book accommodations and flights well in advance due to the high demand during this period.

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