The Worst Caribbean Cruise Ports

Earlier this year, we featured 5 Cruise Ship Ports that Suck:

This week, Yahoo Travel zeroed in on the topic to spotlight the Worst Caribbean Cruise Ports and agreed with us that Somana and LoRomana in the Dominican Republic belong on the list:

Do you agree with the rest of Yahoo's list? Is one of your favorite ports wrongly included, or do you think they left out a destination that deserves to make the list?

Tags: Caribbean Ports Dominican Republic LaRomana Somana

3 Answers

Well, I've not been to the other ports listed, But I take exception to having Prince Rupert on that list. I know it does not have the flash and bang that some of the warmer ports have. It does however have the advantage of not being spoiled. The history of the area is strong and colorful and the people warm and generous.

I used to sell into the area and I would eagerly anticipate the trip. The area is a fishing town and a resource city therefore you will see industrial sites. Take a five minute coach ride and you are surrounded by rain forest, great fishing, photos to die for, hiking and views that will take your breath away.

If you want bars, cheap souvenir shops, pushy merchants and loud music playing, then Prince Rupert is not your kind of town.

Besides, My grand kids were born there......

The worst Caribbean port I went to was Haiti

For me it was Somana, was off the ship for a grand total of an hour. 20 was waiting for the tender. It was terrible.


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