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When a loving couple finds a cozy nest aboard a cruise ship, they may not consider the features and destination all that important. After all, they’ll have each other.

However, unlike first-time lovebirds, senior second honeymooners need to venture out to stroll the deck, relax at the pool, enjoy fine dining and see stage shows. They may also want to visit ports where the cruise ship docks at interesting and colorful ports. Therefore:

1. Disney Cruise Line’s Disney Wonder: It begins with four nights at a luxury hotel in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Days are free to explore all the rides and other great features of the extensive park, and nights offer special dining, dancing and other delights. Those happy days and nights are followed by a half-hour ride to Port Canaveral, where guests board the Disney Wonder for three additional nights’ sailing to Nassau in the Bahamas. There they go ashore at Castaway Cay, Disney’s private adults-only island that features music and extensive white sand beach. 

Meals, entertainment, transportation and lots of day and night fun activities for an entire honeymoon week are included at prices that start at about $1,100 per person.

2. Princess Cruise Lines’ Emerald Princess offers seven-night honeymoon cruises from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to various Caribbean destinations. Exotic shore visits may include St. Thomas, Cuzumel, Grand Cayman and Ocho Rio in Jamaica.

Features on the Emerald Princess include a wedding chapel. If you haven’t yet tied the knot when you boarded, maybe the warm tropical nights and star-sprinkled ocean will encourage the two of you to take that last great leap into holy matrimony. Or, if second honeymooners, you can book a renewal ceremony. All-inclusive prices start at $900 per person.

3. For second honeymooners who prefer small, intimate sailing-ship cruises to the Caribbean, there are the 20-cabin Arabella. Unlike most commercial cruise ships, the Arabella is totally casual. Barefoot and any types of clothing are the norm, including all meals and social events aboard.

Port visits could include the British and Spanish Virgin Islands, St. Kitt's, St. Bart's, St. Martin and Nevis. Because of the Arabella’s size, she sometimes sails right to dockside for tours and dinner at a fine local restaurant. All-inclusive prices start at $1,650 a person.

It’s very difficult to choose from among Caribbean second honeymoon cruises. However, after experiencing the right one, it can be an experience to cherish for a lifetime.

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