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Looking to infinity and beyond, or at least just beyond next year, are Disney Cruise Line’s early 2018 itineraries, now open for booking, featuring the homeports of Miami, Florida; Port Canaveral, Florida; San Diego, California and San Juan, Puerto Rico. Destinations from January through May will include the Caribbean, Bahamas and Mexican Riviera, as well as feature the company’s inaugural visit to Bonaire.
Spreading the Floridian love outside of Port Canaveral, the Disney Magic will embark on 4- and 5-night cruises to the Bahamas from Miami, as well as 5-night Western Caribbean voyages from the homeport. Each itinerary features a signature stop at the line’s private island of Castaway Cay (pictured above). Bahamian ports encompass Nassau and Key West, and Western Caribbean ones include Grand Cayman or Cozumel.
Port Canaveral, Florida
Disney’s primary homeport will remain Port Canaveral, Florida, where it has its very own pier facilities not far from Walt Disney World. From here, the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy will continue to be based in addition to the newly refurbished Disney Wonder. On a variety of 3-, 4- and 7-night sailings, Castaway Cay will always be exclusively highlighted.
The Dream will alternate between 3- and 4-night voyages to Nassau and Castaway Cay, and the Fantasy will set out on weeklong Eastern and Western Caribbean cruises. And from the period of February 8 to April 8, the Disney Wonder will also cover the trio of cruise lengths.
San Diego, California
Picking up steam with increased cruise traffic continues to be San Diego, California as the Mexican Riviera is once again in vogue. In fact, Disney will return to America’s Finest City with seven departures to the Baja region. Itinerary variations will include 5-night roundtrips to Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada, Mexico and 2- and 3-night ones to Ensenada only. The shortest is scheduled for convenient weekend escapes beginning on Fridays.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Deeper in the Caribbean to begin with, San Juan, Puerto Rico will allow the Disney Wonder to visit Bonaire north of South America for the first time as guests explore the destination’s ideal sunny weather and plethora of water sports options. The Dutch Caribbean island will feature on the ship’s 7-night January 28 sailing.
Weeklong Southern Caribbean sailings on January 14, 21 and 28 will showcase two sea days and a unique combination of four ports such as Curacao, Aruba, St. Lucia, Martinique, Antigua and St. Kitts additionally.