Winter 2023-24: Two Brand New Ships to Sail from Puerto Rico

Norwegian Viva

The winter 2023-24 cruise season from the San Juan homeport will see a total of four cruise ships calling the Puerto Rico city home for the entire season; two of them will be brand new, including the Norwegian Viva and Virgin’s Brilliant Lady.

Here are the ships set to sail from San Juan in 2023-2024:

Norwegian Viva
Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line
Capacity: 3,215 guests
Tonnage: 142,500
Built: 2023
Itineraries: Week-long cruises to the Southern and Eastern Caribbean visiting St. Thomas, St. Lucia, Barbados, St. John’s, St. Maarten, Tortola and more
Sailing Season: December 15 to March 31

Brilliant Lady
Cruise Line: Virgin Voyages
2,770 guests
Tonnage: 110,000
Built: 2023
Itineraries: Week-long cruises to St. Kitts, Martinique, Aruba and Curaçao, as well as seven-night cruises to Tortola, St. John’s, Guadeloupe, Barbados and St. Lucia
Sailing Season: December 30 to April 13

Jewel of the Seas
Cruise Line: Royal Caribbean International
2,000 guests
Tonnage: 90,000
Built: 2004
Itineraries: Seven-night cruises to the Southern Caribbean visiting St. Maarten, St. Lucia, Barbados, Trinidad and Scarborough
Sailing Season: November 18 to March 23

Viking Sea
Cruise Line: Viking Cruises
930 guests
Tonnage: 47,000
Itineraries: Ten-night cruises to Southern and Eastern Caribbean as well as 12-night, one-way cruises to Brazil visiting the Amazon and French Guiana
Sailing Season: November 16 to March 15

Disney Dream
Cruise Line: Disney Cruise Line
2,500 guests
Tonnage: 128,000
Itineraries: Six-night repositioning cruise from New York City, as well as a seven-night cruise to Aruba, Curaçao, St. Kitts and St. John’s followed by another repositioning cruise Fort Lauderdale
Sailing Season: November 5 to November 17

Other ships sailing from San Juan during the 2023-2024 winter season include:

  • Explora I (Explora Journeys)
  • Silver Nova (Silversea Cruises)
  • SeaDream I (SeaDream Yacht Club)
  • Seven Seas Splendor (Regent Seven Seas Cruises)
  • Disney Magic (Disney Cruise Line)

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