Royal Caribbean Cruises

It’s almost time for the witches and goblins to make their presence known. You have never experienced Halloween until you have sailed on the Royal Caribbean’s beautiful ship, “Monarch of the Seas” which hosts a three night Mysterious Cruise to the Bahamas.The cruise sets sail on October 21st – 24th 2011 and will leave from Port Canaveral, Florida to the Bahamas. Whodunit will be the cruise ship crime and news just out… the Diamond Mob Family is on board. You can either participate with the actors or just sit and watch the mystery unfold. There may be secret notes put under your door, adventures for you to go on, and a host of other things to make this trip exciting for you. The end of the cruise will feature a costume party and feature the mystery winner. Monday, you will arrive back safe and sound, guaranteed, at Port Canaveral.Whodunit shows are not scary; it is a comedy that will make you howl.

The Disney Halloween Cruise is a treasure trove of excitement for the whole family. Kids can trick or treat on ship, and there are parties for both teens and adults.  Port Canaveral is again the embarkation point and you can choose the Bahamas or a Caribbean week long cruise.

Disney Cruise Line will treat guests sailing during late-October to a spook-tacular good time as the Disney Magic and the Disney Wonder transform into a ghoulish wonderland filled with hair-raising events and activities. Guests of all ages will delight with special decorations, unique menu items in the restaurants and themed dance parties on deck.

The Halloween happenings take place on the Disney Magic cruise departing Oct. 23 and 30 and on the Disney Wonder cruises departing Oct. 17, 21, 24, 28 and 31, 2010.

Here is a glimpse at the treats awaiting Disney Cruise Line guests this Halloween:

Trick-or-Treat Trail: Young guests are invited to participate in a trick-or-treat hunt exploring multiple decks of the ship and collecting candy from various stations.

Haunted Parties: Following the trick-or-treat hunt, families will gather at the Goofy Pool for a fun-filled Halloween costume party – Disney Cruise Line style. The world-famous Disney Characters will join in the fun, wearing special Halloween costumes just for the occasion. For adults, the nighttime entertainment district on the Disney ships becomes the ghoulish setting for a costume contest and party sure to bring chills to everyone.

Spooky Movies: To get guests into the spirit of the season, Halloween-themed movies will be shown in the Buena Vista Theatre, on the Ariel Vision screen by the family pool and in guest staterooms.

Ghoulish Delights: Disney Cruise Line chefs have conjured some very special treats for Halloween, including chocolate cake with pumpkin filling, spider cakes and “Witch’s Brew.”

Carnival Cruises for Halloween

These Halloween cruises are offered throughout the month of October and are popular for their costume contests, scary movie screenings and what is Halloween without a ghost story. Any of the Carnival lines can be a Halloween cruise if the itinerary includes an October 31st date. Among the most popular embarkation points for Carnival Halloween cruises are Miami, Galveston, and Seattle.

When looking for a Halloween cruise that fits your needs, you will find that there is no shortage of enticing options. Many fall under the general category of Halloween party cruises and only last for a few hours. Others cater to families, and there are even Halloween single cruises such as the multi-day ones that embark from Orlando and include multiple stops in the Caribbean.

If you prefer to stay home on Halloween but want to book a holiday cruise, it makes for a wonderful Christmas Gift for the entire family. Call Cruise Planners/American Express and book your Halloween cruise today.