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12 Highly Rated Los Angeles & Long Beach Cruise Hotels Close to the Ports

Headed for a cruise from the Los Angeles cruise port (World Cruise Center) or the Port of Long Beach? You’re likely looking for a hotel near the cruise terminals, and that’s a smart idea.

Hotel in Long Beach and Los Angeles near the cruise port

Imagine this scenario: It’s the day of your cruise, you wake up early, head to the airport and check in. You’re at your gate with plenty of time to spare. And then you see the words no flyer wants to see: delayed.

Between weather, congestion, or a breakdown, there are any number of reasons a flight can get delayed (or cancelled) these days. And if you are planning to fly into Los Angeles the day of your cruise, you run a big risk of having a delay mean you miss your ship.

And even if driving in, the traffic and congestion of Southern California traffic can make it a headache.

That’s why we always recommend coming

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Carnival & Royal Caribbean Cruise TV Channels (Full Listing)

There’s no one that goes on a cruise to sit around and watch TV, but sometimes it can be a great activity. After a day in the sun and humidity of the Caribbean, we’ll admit that we love nothing more than to chill out in a cool cabin, watching some television or Netflix.

We also know that we are not alone. That’s why we’ve rounded up the channel listings for two of the biggest cruise lines: Carnival and Royal Caribbean.

Below we have full details on the channel listings. One thing to keep in mind is that we’ve never seen the same channels twice on a cruise line. It seems to be that the offerings vary regularly and from ship to ship.

Therefore the channel listings below should give you an idea of what’s available, but could be different from what you see on your cruise.

What to Know

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Bahamas Private Island of Half Moon Cay

Half Moon Beach on Bahamas private island Half Moon CayHalf Moon Beach on Bahamas private island Half Moon Cay
Half Moon Beach

Half Moon Cay is one of the most popular Bahamas private islands you can visit, and it is easy to see why. It is owned by Carnival Cruise Line, but it is visited seasonally by Holland America as well. To get there, you will have to book with one of these cruise lines and be prepared to ride a tender boat to shore, as there isn’t a port to dock at on this wild island. With pristine beaches and untouched nature, there is quite a bit to do at Half Moon Cay.

Visit The Bahamas Private Island Beach

Maybe this goes without saying, but it wouldn’t be a trip to a Bahamas private island without some quality time on the beach. Half Moon Beach is over a mile of soft, white sand that wraps around a gorgeous cerulean bay, creating the moon shape that gives the

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