Amber Cove, developed by Carnival Corporation, is one of the newest cruise ports in the Dominican Republic. The other cruise lines visit Puerto Plata.
NOTE: Although we try to a maintain an up-to-date list of ships that cruise to various destinations, cruise lines do sometimes make fleet and itinerary changes. Therefore, we recommend confirming cruise itineraries on the official cruise line websites.
Miami Ships that Cruise to Dominican Republic
The following ships depart from Miami and offer cruises that include ports of call in Dominican Republic.
The Carnival Celebration makes its debut in the Carnival Cruises lineup in November of 2022 and will sail five, six, and seven-day cruises from Miami to the Eastern and Western Caribbean.See Carnival Celebration cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
The Norwegian Breakaway is a large, modern cruise ship with interesting features such as The Waterfront seaside promenade, a Thermal Spa Suite, and an activities deck that includes spectacular water slides and a challenging ropes course.See Norwegian Breakaway cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Carnival Horizon features innovative amenities such as the Dr. Seuss WaterWorks, a huge Seaside Theatre poolside LED screen, a bike-ride-in-the-sky attraction called SkyRide, an IMAX Theatre, and a new aft-view category of balcony staterooms.See Carnival Horizon cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Refurbished in 2016, and with a guest capacity of just 684, Sirena offers an intimate small ship experience with multiple fine dining options, luxurious spa, and more.See Oceania Sirena cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
The Seven Seas Mariner is an all-suites ship. Each stateroom has a a private balcony, sitting area and walk-in closet.See Seven Seas Mariner cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
This upscale midsize ship offers fine dining and busy itineraries that include stops in ports the bigger ships can’t get to.See Oceania Riviera cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Insignia underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in 2014. This is one of the smaller cruise ships, with capacity for just 684 guest. Private verandas are included with almost 70% of the staterooms.See Oceania Insignia cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
The Norwegian Sky sails a regular schedule of 3 & 4 night cruises to the Bahamas, longer cruises to the Western and Eastern Caribbean. Norwegian Sky provides a relaxed cruising atmosphere with plenty of restaurant and lounge options.See Norwegian Sky cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
The Norwegian Getaway is a big ship with lots of options for passengers, including 28 restaurants and multiple entertainment venues, plus ropes courses, a climbing wall, and a zip line.See Norwegian Getaway cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Divina, operated by Italian cruise line MSC, provides Caribbean cruises with a European flair.See MSC Divina cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Lots of dining options, plenty of bars and entertainment, WaterWorks slides, and kids’ programs like Camp Ocean, make Carnival Freedom fun for cruises of all ages.See Carnival Freedom cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Originally named Carnival Triumph, this ship had a $200 million refurbishment in 2019 and was relaunched as Carnival Sunshine. Carnival Sunrise sails 4 to 5-night cruises from Miami to The Bahamas and the Eastern and Western Caribbean. The ship has a guest capacity of 2,984.See Carnival Sunrise cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
The Carnival Magic is scheduled to sail from Miami in 2023 and 2024, with 7 & 8-night cruises to the Eastern and Southern Caribbean. One of Carnival’s Dream-class ships, the Carnival Magic is a large ship packed with entertainment and dining options for cruisers to enjoy.See Carnival Magic cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Norwegian Encore sails seven-night cruises to the Dominican Republic, Virgin Islands, and The Bahamas. Enjoy speedy fun? Encore has a top deck cart track, complete with curves suspended over the side of the ship!See Norwegian Encore cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
One of Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest and biggest ships, the Escape provides passengers with tons of entertainment, activity, and dining options. The Norwegian Escape offers 7-night Caribbean cruises from Miami.See Norwegian Escape cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
A go-cart track, aquapark, many specialty dining options, The Haven (luxurious suites with butler service!) make the Norwegian Joy stand out from the crowd.See Norwegian Joy cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Celebrity Silhouette sails 4 & 5 night cruises from Miami to The Bahamas and Mexico. 2020 updates include the addition of The Retreat – an exclusive suites-focused section of the ship plus updated furnishing and finishes throughout the ship.See Celebrity Shilhouette cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Updated in 2019, Celebrity Summit provides luxury cruising from Miami to The Bahamas and Mexico. Summit provides a quieter alternative to the mega ship cruises. This ship has a wide variety of stateroom options from single inside cabins for the solo traveler to the spacious Penthouse Suite.See Celebrity Summit cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
Grandeur of the Seas sails 5 & 9-night cruises from Miami to Haiti, Mexico, the Virgin Islands, and the Southern Caribbean.See Grandeur of the Seas cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect
While not as large and feature-packed as the newer RCCL ships, Explorer of the Seas offers plenty of onboard activities and dining options to go with an excellent selection of week-long cruises to Caribbean desitinations.See Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Seas cruise dates and fares at CruiseDirect