Caribbean Princess is Eighth Princess Ship to Return to Cruise Service

Nov 29, 2021

Princess Cruises marked the return to service of the Caribbean Princess, the eighth ship in the fleet to resume cruises from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Guests sailing onboard the Caribbean Princess received warm welcome onboard by the crew, senior officers and Princess Cruises President John Padget, before the ship set sail on a 7 Night cruise to the Eastern Caribbean.

"Caribbean Princess marks our eighth cruise ship to return to service and our teammates are thrilled to be serving our guests back onboard," said John Padgett, Princess Cruises president. "This ship was our very first vessel to offer the innovative Princess MedallionClass Experience and features modernized venues and newly imagined spaces like The Reef Outdoor Splash Zone that offers a tremendous setting for the entire family."

Caribbean Princess will sail roundtrip voyages from Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale to the Eastern and Western Caribbean, visiting popular tropical destinations such as St. Kitts, St. Thomas, Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Princess Cays, the cruise line's private island resort in the Bahamas. Guest can combine 7-day cruises with 14-day Eastern and Western Adventurer itineraries.

All guests sailing on Eastern Caribbean voyages will visit Princess Cays private island resort which is ranked among the "Top Cruise Line Private Island Destinations" by Cruise Critic. The island even offers cabanas with air conditioning and bar service. MedallionNet Wi-Fi featuring reliable and fast connectivity is also available on the island for cruisers who wish to take advantage of an oceanfront office for the day or to share photos and videos with friends and family back home. 


Recently modernized to appeal to families of all sizes and age groups, Caribbean Princess immerses guests in the destinations the ship visits offering unique themed food and drink offerings. Camp Discovery, the youth and teen center, offers younger cruisers the opportunity to make new friends, hang out and engage in enriching activities. 

Favorite family features onboard include The Reef Outdoor Splash Zone with shade, sun and water activities for the kids; Movies Under the Stars showcasing first-fun movies, sports events and more; and fine and quick-service dining options appealing to all tastes and preferences. 

Princess Cruises sailings are available for guests who have received their final dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to the beginning of the cruise and have proof of vaccination. All vaccinated guests must also produce a negative, medically-observed COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) taken within two days of their embarkation on all Princess sailings.