Cruise to Labadee

Your island is waiting, your majesties. Yes, Royal Caribbean's private Haitian peninsula is all about you. Do you want to be entertained? The cruise line has equipped this patch of paradise with a waterpark, zip line, coaster, and numerous ocean activities such as snorkeling, jet-skis, and kayaking. Step onboard a catamaran named "Discovery" for a narrated tour of the coast and its coral reefs and shipwrecks. Or, browse the locals' array of arts, crafts, souvenirs, and Haitian rum for sale at the Artisan's Village. Then again, if you are anything like us, you'll want to take the shuttle to the furthest beach from the dock and just sun the day away, possibly enjoying a cocktail—or three.