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SHORE COLLECTION

Driving a super-car, cooking with a celebrity chef, walking through a lavender field to distil your own perfume - you can curate your own journey when you sail with The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. Five distinctly themed categories make it easy to choose those that match your interests and your mood.

Or ask the Concierge Ashore to curate something just for you. Here the freedom and flexibility of a yacht allow immersion into life's exceptional experiences, from cruising the streets of Rome on a Vespa to tickets to the 2020 Gran Prix in Monaco.

Whether it's a small group foray ashore or a personalized, handcrafted event, it's those intimate, close-up encounters that connect you to the world and that make travel so richly rewarding.

Sail with Ritz-Carlton and your discoveries will be personal, your insights authentic, your takeaway uniquely rewarding.

 

Reservations required, additional fee applies.

Iconic Sights
Browse through a museum with its curator. Explore the cobbled lanes of an old town with a historian as your guide. Attend a ballet or an opera. These small-group tours to the highlights of a destination are led by experts in their fields.

Stirring the Senses
Slow down. Relax. Practice yoga on a private beach or learn the art of Feng Sui.

Stirring the Senses promotes wellness and rejuvenation to help bring your life back into balance.

Active Explorations
Swim, snorkel and dive at world-class reefs. Go tubing, or zip-lining through a rainforest. Hop in a race car and get your adrenaline flowing. Choose whatever interests you most and then set your own high-octane pace.

Epicurean Experiences
Visit a winery with the sommelier, watch the behind-the-scenes operations of a Michelin-starred restaurant, or savour a baronial feast after shopping at the market with the chef. Explore the timeless traditions of a culture through its culinary arts.

Cultural Connections
Give back on a uniquely immersive experience that offers a deep cultural connection with the community.

Spend a day helping wildlife or the environment, or join an activity that raises awareness of a local cause.

Concierge Ashore

For the most personalized way to explore a destination, your Concierge can customize your own bespoke event from an exhilarating off-shore adventure to unique insider access to an iconic attraction.

At the time of publishing (August 2018), final details of the Ritz-Carlton Shore Collection were still being collated. In the interests of finally producing a very unique collection of shore experiences, the Ritz-Carlton team have been carefully examining each port and surrounding area, the challenge being to discover the extra-ordinary rather than settle for the ordinary. We are sure the finished collection will be well worth waiting for. Once released, early booking is recommended.

Excursions

Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Bequia is known as the Grenadines’ “big” small island for its captivating combination of great natural beauty, classic Caribbean experiences and unhurried ambience, all in just seven square miles. The capital, Port Elizabeth, is a yachting town with a village feel, set on the scenic natural anchorage of Admiralty Bay. At the bay’s western end, Princess Margaret Beach is one of the island’s many stunning stretches of sand. Turquoise waters and colourful reefs ring Bequia, offering great snorkeling and diving. A hike in the forested, hilly interior is rewarded with views of Saint Vincent and other nearby islands like private Mustique. Bequia welcomes an eclectic crowd of sailors, beachgoers and expats who enjoy the warm, friendly hospitality, whether drinking the local brew at a laid-back bar or dining on gourmet fare in a fine restaurant.

A mere five miles separates the anchorage at Bequia from Mustique, the tiny, privately-owned island that attracts the world’s elite with its inimitable combination of simplicity, comfort and barefoot sophistication. The catamaran captain welcomes you aboard a catamaran for a leisurely sail to Mustique. The route takes you past both the historic whaling station on the islet of Petit Nevis as well as the unusual homes of Moonhole, set amid the rock formations and natural arches of a private sanctuary on the far western tip of Bequia. Upon arrival in Mustique, there is free time to browse the boutiques, stroll around the quaint village, go swimming at one of the beaches, or go for the hour-long taxi ride around the island. Then enjoy lunch overlooking the aquamarine waters at the Cotton House, the island’s only hotel and its hub for dining, imbibing and socializing. After the meal, you’re free to do some more exploring or just relax at the hotel - perhaps at Basil’s Bar, renowned for its easygoing, beach-chic style - before the return sail to Bequia.

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Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details
Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Experience the beauty of the Bequia’s coastline and surrounding islets on a scenic sail, with a stop for snorkeling. As the catamaran glides out of the protected natural harbor of Admiralty Bay, the wind typically picks up. You’ll sail past white-sand beaches and verdant hills en route to Bequia’s westernmost point. There the private eco-sanctuary of Moonhole is a striking sight, its collection of homes built into the hillsides and around trees and natural rock formations. The catamaran then tacks south toward a group of tiny islets that include Petit Nevis, the site of a former whaling station that dates to the 19th century. There the captain will drop anchor so you can cool off with a swim, go snorkeling or just stretch out on deck and take in the views. On the return to the yacht’s anchorage, relax onboard with a refreshing rum punch.

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Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details
Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Bridgetown, Barbados

Barbados is a sophisticated tropical beauty steeped in English heritage and enlivened by the warm Bajan culture. In the capital of Bridgetown, the well-preserved Old Town and historic Garrison district represent an impressive British legacy designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The island’s lush interior is largely covered in forest and fields of sugar cane, a source of prized rums and great colonial fortunes. Attractions include restored great houses, a wildlife preserve, the underground formations of Harrison’s Cave, first-rate golfing and some 60 beaches of incredible variety. To the west are white sands and gentle azure waters. The south is the centre for both nightlife and reef snorkeling, while the high cliffs of the southeast form a stunning backdrop for windsurfing. The windswept east coast, with its pounding Atlantic surf, is Barbados at its most rugged and wild.

Traveling north from Bridgetown along the stunning beachscapes of the west coast, you venture inland through sleepy country villages to St. John's Parish Church. Sitting atop a cliff, the church has beautifully designed and realized interiors, important tombs and breathtaking views. Continue on to Orchid World for a refreshing beverage, unique gifts and photo opportunities — as well as outcrops of coral, rock gardens and meandering paths through spectacular orchids. A delicious lunch is served at Sunbury Plantation House, superbly maintained with antiques and artifacts illuminating over 300 years of Barbadian sugar estate life. Then your excursion culminates with the Concorde Experience. Walk the aisle, sit in the original leather seats and pull back the throttle in a nerve-tingling flight simulator. Barbados is one of the few places in the world with such a salute to this glorious aircraft.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details
Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Carriacou, Grenada

Carriacou, part of the Grenadines chain, belongs to the multi-island nation of Grenada. Early colonial records suggest the name was derived from the Kalinago word for “land surrounded by reefs.” A hilly, rural island of villages, it is an off-the-beaten-track destination with fantastic snorkeling. Hillsborough is the main town, close to scenic west coast spots like Paradise Beach and the pretty anchorage at Tyrell Bay. The town’s Carriacou Museum is an introduction to the history and heritage that shape the vibrant local culture. African drums, music and dance are an important part of weddings, boat launchings, tombstone feasts and many festivals. Carriacou also has a long tradition of boat building, using techniques first introduced by Scots who settled here after Britain took control from France in 1783.

Focus your mind and relax your body as you move through yoga flows amidst the gentle Caribbean breezes, shallow turquoise waters and gorgeous green vegetation of Carriacou island. Your morning yoga experience with Malaika Brooks-Smith-Lowe, Grenada's most recognized professional yoga therapist, is the perfect start to a mindful tropical adventure. Once you’re sublimely relaxed, enjoy a specially prepared traditional breakfast on the tranquil shore, complemented by freshly squeezed tropical juices or rum punch from the bar — in case you wish to chill out even more.

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Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Castries, St.Lucia

Saint Lucia’s capital, Castries is a busy working port on the island’s northwest coast. City sights include the vibrant murals of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the lively Castries Market, a source for crafts as well as the fruits and produce that feature prominently in the island’s celebrated Creole cuisine. Just north of Castries, Pigeon Island National Park is home to two beautiful beaches and the ruins of the British-built Fort Rodney, whose hilltop lookout offers incredible views over the northern part of the island and the surrounding seas. Outside the capital lies Saint Lucia’s striking natural beauty of volcanic mountains, luxuriant forests, waterfalls and hidden coves. A drive along a winding coastal road leads to the Pitons, the towering volcanic plugs that are Saint Lucia’s most recognizable landmarks, and the original colonial capital of Soufrière, founded by the French.

Start your day with a scenic drive through the towns of Soufrière and Choiseul to Balenbouche Estate. You are greeted with refreshments and an introduction to this 200-year-old, 75-acre property where you’ll spend the day pampering yourself. Feel stress melt away on a barefoot walk through the gardens that stimulates the pressure points on your feet. Take a restorative yoga class that incorporates a mindful flow of asanas, breath work and guided meditation. Discover the nourishing and healing benefits of enzyme-rich raw cuisine as you sample fresh seasonal fruit. And enjoy a natural beauty care demonstration – learn how cold-pressed oils produced on the estate are mixed and how floral waters, exotic spices and herbs can create a simple and natural approach to skincare.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

A lovely drive through the town of Soufrière drops you at the village of Fond Gens Libre, or Valley of the Freed People, a gateway to the Gros Piton Nature Trail. On your hike up Gros Piton — one of St. Lucia's most photographed landmarks and a UNESCO World Heritage site — you’ll pass several caves and lookout points with spectacular views of the island and sea. The nature trail weaves through three different ecosystems, including a rainforest that presents you with a rich diversity of flora and fauna. Your adventure on the mountain continues at Ladera Resort. Situated on a volcanic ridge 1,000 feet above Jalousie Bay, the resort provides stunning views of the Caribbean and Gros Piton as you enjoy a delicious meal.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

A helicopter flight reveals the dramatic beauty of the mountainous interior and stunning seascapes of St. Lucia like no other tour can. It’s a short drive from the dock in Castries to the helipad where your pilot is waiting. The flightseeing tour takes you over the harbor then down the west coast, with its many sheltered bays and hidden coves. Rising in the distance are the landmark Pitons, the towering volcanic spires that rise abruptly from the waters of the Caribbean. Your pilot will then turn inland for aerial views of the hot springs and the lush expanse of rain forest that covers most of St. Lucia before returning to the capital.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Charlestown, St Kitts & Nevis

Covered in rainforest and ringed with beaches, Nevis offers the quintessential Caribbean experience in a quiet, relaxing environment. Throughout the island, the ancient volcano of Nevis Peak forms the scenic backdrop, its upper reaches often shrouded in clouds. The capital of Charlestown is a delight to explore on foot, its streets lined with 18th- and 19th-century Georgian-style architecture that includes the Museum of Nevis History, housed in the birthplace of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton. Other historic sights on Nevis include former sugar estates, colonial-era churches and the elegant 18th-century Bath Hotel, the Caribbean’s first to promote the restorative properties of hot springs. A number of plantation houses have been converted into hotels and are featured on the Nevis Heritage Trail, but unspoiled nature is the main attraction. Close to Charlestown is Pinney’s Beach, popular yet never crowded at nearly three miles long. Head inland to hike the rainforest or discover native flora at the Botanical Gardens.

Hike more than halfway up the volcano that dominates the tiny island of Nevis via a trail that winds through the lush canopy of the lower slopes. Along the way, your guide will introduce you to varieties of native and other plants -- bamboo, fruit trees and ferns among them – that thrive in the rainforest that is often enveloped in clouds. Your destination is a panoramic lookout at about 1,700 feet. On clear days, the view from here is especially spectacular, extending out to the islands of Montserrat, Antigua and Redonda. While on the volcano, you’ll also learn about the animals that make the forest their home, including a population of “naturalized” vervet monkeys, descended from animals introduced from Africa centuries ago. After making the descent, relax and recharge with some fresh fruit and bottled water.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Almost as soon as the Yachtsman Grill opened, the restaurant had earned a reputation for delicious food, excellent service and a welcoming, relaxing ambience enhanced by its beachfront setting. The chef blends local flavors and international cuisine, as you’ll discover while enjoying a special five-course menu of island-inspired canapes with cocktail pairings. Instead of driving, you’ll travel from the yacht by zodiac, disembarking at the pier at the Hamilton Beach Villas and Spa. You’re encouraged to bring beachwear in order to go for a stroll on the sands, stretch out and sunbathe or go for a swim.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Enjoy a classic Caribbean adventure on one of the most beautiful islands. It’s a short drive through some of the most quaint villages on Nevis, including an area where cotton was once cultivated, to the stables. After getting teamed with the right horse and getting equipped, you’ll be riding along the sands of a beach with views out over the sparkling sea to Nevis’ sister island of St. Kitts. Overlooking the beach from a hilltop perch stands St. Thomas, the oldest church on Nevis, dating to 1643.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Ride in the footsteps of a young Alexander Hamilton as you explore the slopes of Nevis, once carpeted with sugar cane fields interspersed with plantation houses. The legacy of this bygone era is a multitude of tracks and trails that crisscross the entire island, providing you with an adventure playground where you are constantly discovering relics and remnants of Nevis’ former days of glory. Though it's only a small island, Nevis offers a variety of tracks and roads with minimal traffic to suit all levels of fitness and ability. Climb on your mountain bike and discover how each turn in the road presents another historical or cultural site to explore.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

The rich history and unique heritage of Nevis are the focus of this introduction to this small yet delightful island. It’s a short drive from the yacht to the heart of the capital and port of Charlestown, whose 18th- and 19th-century Georgian-style buildings are elegant in their simplicity. Go inside the Museum of Nevis History, also known as the Hamilton House. Here Alexander Hamilton, a founding father of the United States and the first treasurer of the new nation, was born. The tour continues on to St. Thomas’ Lowland Church, the island’s oldest. Built in 1643, this historic parish served the original capital, Jamestown. Early settlers as well as prominent names from Caribbean history are among those buried in the adjacent cemetery. Then travel through quaint villages en route to the Botanical Gardens of Nevis, created by a Philadelphia couple who transformed five acres of the old Montpelier Estate into a beautiful and tranquil oasis. The glorious collection of tropical flowers, shrubs and plants are from around the world, including the spectacular Poinciana, the national flower of St. Kitts and Nevis, orchids, cacti, bromeliads and more than 100 varieties of palms. Sculptures, fountains, water-lily ponds, a replica of a Great House, and the rainforest conservatory make these gardens a delight to explore.

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Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Fort-de-France, Martinique

France’s “Isle of Flowers,” Martinique enticingly combines tropical beauty, distinctive Creole culture and Gallic sophistication. Its mountainous north is volcanic – grey and black sands separating blue seas from the lush greens of the rainforest. Fort-de-France today is the island’s biggest city, home to elegant boutiques, a traditional covered market, cafés, patisseries, and restaurants serving fine island cuisine and classic French fare. Many key sights are close to the revitalized waterfront park of La Savane, the city cathedral and historic Fort Saint-Louis among them. Just outside the capital are Sacré-Coeur de Balata – a small-scale replica of the Parisian church – and an acclaimed botanical garden. On the far side of Fort-de-France bay, the Caribbean seascapes begin to change into the white sand beaches that distinguish Martinique’s southern half.

Marvel at the captivating scenery of Martinique as you journey in the air-conditioned comfort of your all-terrain Land Rover, benefiting from the expertise and insights of your driver-guide. Your 4x4 adventure takes you into the island's enchanting rainforest to visit a miniature replica of the Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre in Paris, built in 1925. Perched on a summit overlooking Fort-de-France, it offers a panoramic view of the city and its bay. Continuing through the rainforest, on La Route de la Trace, built in the 18th century on a path opened by the Jesuits, you'll visit the Alma River and the wonderful waterfall of Saut du Gendarme, where you are welcome to take a dip. On the drive back to your ship, you'll also have time to swim in the sparkling Caribbean Sea during a stop at Le Carbet beach.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

On the southern side of Martinique, nestled within a lush green valley of sugarcane fields, is the estate of La Mauny, a rum distillery with roots in the 18th century. Here, during the first part of your visit, you'll learn about the island's cultural heritage through its food during a hands-on cooking class in the distillery's garden. Discover how a French culinary tradition, Caribbean ingredients, West African influence and Native American heritage all mingle to create the distinct flavor of Martinique's Creole cuisine. Cook and enjoy a three-course Creole-style lunch with an appetizer, main course, and dessert. After your enriching culinary experience, tour the distillery and enjoy a rum tasting.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Situated along Martinique's gorgeous northwest coast is one of the world's most famous volcanoes. When Mount Pelée erupted in 1902, it devasted the capital city of Saint-Pierre. Today its mountainous terrain of lush forests and vast grasslands offers an enchanting hiking experience for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike. As you ascend the slopes of this dozing giant, stepping higher and higher into luxuriant fern forests, keep your eye out for possible sightings of beautiful blue-headed hummingbirds, which are endemic to the island. Your trekking efforts will be rewarded with stunning views of the Caribbean and Atlantic coasts, as well as the Carbet Mountains, and when the weather is truly fine, the neighboring island of Dominica.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Marvel at the captivating scenery of Martinique as you journey in the air-conditioned comfort of your all-terrain Land Rover, benefiting from the expertise and insights of your driver-guide. Your 4x4 adventure takes you into the island's enchanting rainforest to visit a miniature replica of the Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre in Paris, built in 1925. Perched on a summit overlooking Fort-de-France, it offers a panoramic view of the city and its bay. Continuing through the rainforest, on La Route de la Trace, built in the 18th century on a path opened by the Jesuits, you'll visit the Alma River and the wonderful waterfall of Saut du Gendarme, where you are welcome to take a dip. On the drive back to your ship, you'll also have time to swim in the sparkling Caribbean Sea during a stop at Le Carbet beach.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos

On the island of Grand Turk, it’s all about the gorgeous beaches – and the impossibly clear waters surrounding them. The sea starts shallow at the shore and gradually deepens, which creates a spectacular spectrum of every shade of blue imaginable. Step off your yacht, stroll right onto the beach and relax on the pearly white sands. There are also excellent snorkeling and diving spots around the island, including the offshore coral reefs and Gibbs Cay, where you can swim with friendly stingrays. A modern cruise centre that resembles a Bermudian village offers duty-free shopping for jewelry, apparel and souvenirs and also features one of the largest swimming pools in the Caribbean. Historical landmarks are found amidst the charming 18th- and 19th-century colonial architecture of Cockburn Town, including the Turks and Caicos National Museum.

When driving a dune buggy, you can traverse narrow marl tracks and rocky coastlines, which allows for a deeper exploration of the island of Grand Turk. Enjoy scenic views of Gibbs Cay and the surrounding Turks Islands from the cliffs high above the shores. On a stop at the famous Grand Turk Lighthouse built in 1852, head to Cliffhanger Lookout for a spine-tingling view of crashing waves 80 feet below. Continue further down the coast to see the salinas that were once used to harvest salt, and if you are lucky, you may catch a glimpse of pink flamingos wading in the shallow waters. On the way to your final destination, you pass John Glenn’s space capsule that landed off the Grand Turk shoreline in 1962. You then arrive at Reef Shark Beach Bar & Grill, where you can swim, play volleyball or drift away in a hammock and dream of your dune buggy adventure.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details

Hop aboard on an epicurean journey to Grand Turk’s major landmarks and a hands-on culinary experience alongside our resident chef. Simple yet delicious specialties are on the menu today using fresh ingredients sourced locally from the oceans and lands of Turks and Caicos. At the Salt House you’ll learn how centuries ago, salt was considered as valuable as gold, and why chefs don't cook without it today. For generations, salt was the island's biggest industry in these islands. Admire the Grand Turk Lighthouse built in 1852 primarily to protect the salt business. It has been restored and still guards the northern tip of Grand Turk. Then join the chef and help him prepare a delightful culinary repast using authentic Caribbean flavors and fish and shellfish sourced fresh from the sea.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details

Enjoy a cruise through the tranquil waters surrounding Turks and Caicos to its remote outlying islands. Along the way you’ll glide across a vast system of coral reefs clearly visible in the crystalline waters. Dock at Salt Cay island for a relaxing few hours on a secluded beach and keep an eye out for the herons, egrets and ospreys that call the island’s mangroves and waterways home. Swim and snorkel in the warm, shallow waters where tropical fish dart in and out of reefs, take a walk on the powdery white sand beach or drift off to the sound of gentle waves lapping at the shore. Your return route takes you past the uninhabited islands of East Cay and Cotton Cay.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details

Experience the two premier attractions in the turquoise waters of Grand Turk: snorkeling along a vibrant coral reef, and swimming and playing with gentle stingrays. Your first stop is a private reef, a secluded snorkeling haven that is home to pristine corals, sea fans, sponges and of course, the bright tropical fish of the Caribbean. Next, sip a rum punch and have your camera ready for Gibbs Cay and your stingray encounter .These friendly, wild Atlantic Stingrays will let you play with them and stroke their soft underbellies. Then hit the sand at the Reef Shark Bar & Grill. Relax in a hammock, swim or go beachcombing on one of the longest white sand beaches in Grand Turk. Jam to the rhythms of Caribbean music, and play a match of volleyball before returning to the ship by shuttle or with a 5 minute stroll along the beach. It can’t get any better than this!

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details

Gustavia, St.Barts

Saint Barthélemy – better known as St. Barts – represents a special brand of Caribbean luxury. Exclusive yet unpretentious, its barefoot elegance is distinctly Gallic in style. Around a scenic harbour filled with yachts and sailboats, the tidy capital of Gustavia is a chic mix of designer boutiques, galleries, and fine restaurants serving elevated French-Caribbean cuisine. The town is an ideal base for exploring the tiny island’s diverse array of white sand beaches, ranging from the tranquil natural beauty of isolated Colombier to the sleek hotels and exclusive beach clubs along Baie de St. Jean. Relaxing and laid-back by day, St. Barts shows its glamorous side after dark, when partiers pack the bars and the dancing lasts until dawn.

Come on, it’s your vacation. Spoil yourself completely! Spend a day at the über-chic Le Barthélemy Hotel where ultra-personal pampering blends perfectly with the laid-back savoir faire of the island. Weave through the charming villages of St. Jean and Lorient before turning towards the majestic Atlantic coast. Set right beside a tranquil lagoon, Le Barthélemy Hotel & Spa captures the laid-back spirit of island life, a relaxing beachside haven in this lotus land for the upper 1%. Here, the friendly staff will usher you to a lounge chair by the infinity pool or on the beach. Relax, swim, or walk along the lapping surf. For lunch at the pool or beach, enjoy cuisine created by 3-Michelin star Chef Guy Martin that will take you on a culinary journey bursting with authentic local flavor.

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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

You might find lobsters, starfish, eels, tarpon fish, baby nurse sharks, and if you’re lucky, even sea turtles and migrating humpback whales in the marine park off the coast of Colombier Beach, one of the most famous snorkeling areas in the Caribbean. The protection of the bay and a ban on fishing allow for superb snorkeling with the assurance of seeing a multitude of neon-colored fish. David and Peggy Rockefeller owned the land surrounding this beautiful bay and stretch of sand (you can still see their villa in the hills), so don’t be surprised if you hear it called Rockefeller Beach. The friendly crew will welcome you aboard the catamaran where you can choose shade or sunshine as you sail along St. Barth’s western coast, and anchor off-shore, close to the coral reefs of Colombier Beach. After the crew delivers a full orientation, you’ll have an hour to swim, snorkel and sunbathe in these turquoise waters.

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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Jost Van Dyke,British Virgin Islands

Of the four main British Virgin Islands, Jost Van Dyke is the smallest. Fewer than 300 residents call its three square miles home, but they extend a warm welcome to the sailors and yachtsmen who drop anchor in Great Harbour and White Bay throughout the year. Life here revolves around the surrounding seas – swimming, snorkeling, fishing and diving – and communing over a tropical cocktail and a freshly caught meal at one of Jost Van Dyke’s legendary beach bars and restaurants. The island’s rugged terrain is crossed with trails. The most challenging – accessible only to seasoned hikers and 4x4 vehicles – leads to the top of Majohnny Hill, for panoramic views from 1,000 feet.

It’s the island you’ve been looking for, the one in your dreams: a tiny speck of green afloat in a turquoise sea, encircled by a 360° white beach and a lone palm tree waving in the trade winds. Cruising aboard a catamaran, you’ll cross the Sir Francis Drake Channel to Tortola and sail along the coast to Jost Van Dyke. Soak in the gorgeous seascapes as your friendly crew chats about this beautiful island group with its historic lore of piracy and privateering. The boat drops anchor at Sandy Spit where you can don your mask and fins to explore the coral gardens and neon-colored fish along the fringe reef and wall. On a calm day you may prefer to merely float in translucent waters or sunbathe on the talcum sand, simply soaking in the beauty of it all.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Bridgetown to Philipsburg 29 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

BVI beaches are not only among the world's most beautiful, their beach bars with their signature drinks are the stuff of legends. You can enjoy the best of both at Jost Van Dyke, the smallest of the four main islands. We’ll tender directly onto the talcum sands of White Bay Beach, rated one of the five best in the world. Cool off in gin-clear waters. Then while chefs prepare a delicious BBQ buffet, stretch out in a beach chair at Soggy Dollar Bar, home of the original ‘Painkiller’ frozen rum cocktail. Or if you’re looking for more action, nearly every kind of water and land sports equipment is available for rent, from jet boats and sea kayaks to snorkeling gear, and water and mountain bikes. Just be sure you sample Soggy Dollar’s wickedly delicious rum concoction before you leave.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Bridgetown to Philipsburg 29 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

La Romana, Dominican Republic

Surrounded by rugged terrain and lush vegetation, La Romana is home to crystalline waters, white sand beaches and impressive coral reef life. It's a gateway to charming villages such as Bayahibe, ecological trails and numerous golf resorts. In the town center is El Obelisco, painted with images of local Dominican life. Nearby Altos de Chavon is a replica 16th-century village and cultural center featuring artist studios, galleries, an archaeological museum and sweeping views of the Chavon River. Due south is Catalina Island, surrounded by stunning coral reefs and the sunken wreck of pirate William Kidd's ship Quedagh Merchant. To the southeast, Parque Nacional Del Este houses hundreds of species of flowers and birds and offers beach access to reef diving amongst manatees, dolphins and other sea creatures.

Visit the incredible Cueva de las Maravillas (cave of wonders), an enormous cavern complex covered with ancient Taino paintings. The cave's 800-foot path takes you on a fascinating journey 25 feet underground, where stalagmites and stalactites appear like the notes of an orchestra playing on the grand stage of an enormous theatre hall. This cave boasts a collection of approximately 500 pictographs and petroglyphs by the Taino Indians who lived on the island at the time of the arrival of Columbus. Then it’s time for an exciting ATV or buggy adventure through the countryside and past sugar plantations of this beautiful island.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

From cocktails to live entertainment, La Romana’s bar scene is as active as any other place in the Dominican Republic—this is the third largest city in the country! From mojitos to martinis, you can indulge in the tipple of your choice at the lively La Caña Bar with its indoor and outdoor seating in the heart of the Casa de Campo Resort. Here in a trendy lounge setting, enjoy a fun-filled evening of dancing to sizzling Latin music and live entertainment.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Indulge in the calm, clear waters of the Caribbean combined with the exclusive, all-inclusive amenities of the five-star Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus. Located in the fishing village of Bayahibe on a long, sandy beach, the resort resembles a quaint Caribbean village on the outside and an opulent hacienda within. The vistas of sand and sea are magnificent and the resort offers a host of facilities. Along with separate pools for children and adults, options include tennis, table tennis, beach volleyball and non-motorized aquatic sports. Merengue and bachata dance classes are also available, and drinks and lunch in a choice of restaurants are included during your stay.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Altos de Chavón is an architectural wonder, a place of inspiration, learning and artistic expression in a breathtaking setting. Perched high above the Chavón River with jaw-dropping views of the ocean in the distance, this exquisite La Romana landmark is a replica of a16th-century Mediterranean village in stone. It was meticulously designed by Dominican architect, Jose Antonio Caro, and Italian master designer and cinematographer, Roberto Coppa, and every detail was handcrafted by local artisans. The Stanislaus Church, consecrated in 1979 by Pope John Paul II, contains the ashes of Poland’s patron saint and statue from Krakow. There’s an amphitheater inaugurated by a performance of Frank Sinatra and now used by famous national and international artists, along with shops, an art gallery, handicraft stores, a discotheque and exclusive restaurants, After your visit and a short drive to La Represa, enjoy a cruise along the Chavón River through a tropical jungle.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Experience the jewel of the Caribbean, Soana, a pristine island of white sandy beaches, crystal clear waters, swaying palms and virtually no development. Board the Catamaran Shiraz at the small fishing town of Bayahibe and head for “Happy Hour” at Palmilla, a yacht anchoring spot with a magnificent “natural swimming pool” less than 3-feet deep. Walk and swim in the shallow waters of the sand bank and admire the starfish resting on the sea floor. Then re-board for more fun in the sun or shade on Soana Island. A champagne cocktail welcomes you ashore. Relax. Sunbathe. Swim. Or learn the merengue, salsa or bachata and sway to the Latin beat. No doubt a Cuba Libre (rum and coke) or Piña Colada will put you in the mood. And for the main event — a tantalizing lunch of grilled lobster, fresh fish, BBQ chicken and more. Buen provecho!

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Le Marin, Martinique

The yachting capital of Martinique, Le Marin sits at the head of a deep bay and has one of the largest marinas in the Caribbean. At the centre of town is one of the area’s few historic sights, the 18th-century stone church of Église Saint-Étienne, whose design suggests an overturned ship’s hull. Businesses in Le Marin are oriented to sailors and yachtsmen, who enjoy the lively ambience in the waterfront bars and clubs. The nearby peninsula of Sainte-Anne is home to the island’s best beaches, the celebrated Grande Anse des Salines among them. Steps from those famous sands, La Savane des Pétrifications is a protected nature area of colorful rocks and desert-like formations on the site of ancient marshes and an even older volcano. This petrified savannah is one of the stops along the Trace des Caps hiking path that follows Martinique’s southern shores. West of Le Marin, Le Morne Gommier offers beautiful panoramic views of the island.

This tour is part of our Stirring the Sense Collection as it combines element of wellness and balance in the beautiful setting of a mangrove forest near Sainte Anne. The beginner-friendly sport of standup paddle boarding was born in the 1940s when Waikiki surfers stood on boards and navigated their way through the waves with a long paddle. Standup paddleboard yoga is asana practiced on 10- to 12-foot-long boards in the most serene of settings: an ocean bay, a glassy lake, even a slow-moving river. In recent years, water-loving yogis—some with board sport experience, like your instructor Gibree, some without—have embraced SUP yoga as a practice that brings a sense of joyful freedom to an otherwise earth-bound yoga practice.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details

Little Bay, Montserrat

Monserrat represents a unique opportunity to experience the forces of nature – both destructive and creative – that have forged the mountainous idylls of the Caribbean. After decades of dormancy, the island’s Soufrière Hills volcano erupted in 1995, causing widespread devastation. Ongoing explosions and other volcanic activity turned more than half the land into an “Exclusion Zone.” Incredibly, the northern half was largely untouched, its rugged landscape still as lush and green as the historic nickname of “the Emerald Isle” – also a nod to the many Irish who settled here – would suggest. On the northwest coast, the harbour at Little Bay is the site of a new capital to replace Plymouth. The ruins of that historic capital, buried in ash like Pompeii, are a fascinating, if sobering, sight. In the island’s unrestricted areas, the Centre Hills forest has great hiking trails, while dramatic seascapes such as those on the New Beach offer both birdwatching and snorkeling.

Once called The Emerald Isle of the Caribbean, Montserrat is now known as a modern-day Pompeii. On July 18, 1995, out of the blue, Chances Peak, a majestic mountain in its day and part of the Souffrière Hills volcano, sprung to life. In a flash, the lives of Montserrat’s 13,000 residents changed forever. Over 39 feet of mud and ash devastated the southern part of the island, causing widespread evacuations, destroying the capital city Plymouth and making half the island uninhabitable. Eruptions have continued ever since and about two thirds of the population have now left the island. Even today, police permission must be received before anyone can enter the evacuation area, so the best way to see the volcano close up and in action is by helicopter. As you fly over the volcano and the devastated areas, you cannot but reflect on the wonder and the fury of nature.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Just over a mile long, the Oriole Trail cuts through dense rainforest to the top of Lawyer’s Mountain with its panoramic view of the island. You will see a plethora of birds, butterflies and unusual plants, and perhaps even spot the rare Montserrat Oriole, the island's national bird. Your guide Scriber, who was a forest ranger for 25 years, will point out tropical fruit trees like mango, guava, sugar apples and sour sop, point out medicinal bushes used by the locals, and regale you with colorful tales and folklore of Montserrat There are beautiful views from the cliffs along the way, and at the top of the mountain we recommend a snack at Hilltop Bar with its fascinating memorabilia of the way things were before the tragic 1995 volcanic eruption. This is perhaps the most popular trail, offering an authentic view of the rain forest and the best opportunity to see the Oriole.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details

Marigot, Saint Martin

Once a sleepy fishing village, Marigot became Saint Martin's capital during the reign of Louis XVI, who built Fort Louis to defend the colonial settlement's harbour warehouses. The formidable walls and cannons of the ruins overlook Marigot Bay and are well worth the short hike up. The town itself charms visitors with winding streets and colorful buildings. Restored Saint Martinoise-style houses are now boutiques for luxury goods, all duty-free, while Marigot Market is a melting pot for local foods, spices, art and crafts. This is the place to sample mauby, a bark-based infusion popular in the Caribbean. Dining here is superb, from international cuisines to French and Creole dishes and delicious wines. Also nearby are the famed eateries of Grand Case, arguably the Caribbean's best. Marigot is a great base for exploring some of Saint Martin's 37 golden sand beaches, from quiet and unspoiled shores to lively hubs of activity.

Have you ever dreamed of sailing a real America's Cup racing yacht? Dream no more. Dennis Conner's America's Cup-winning Stars & Stripes, Canada II, or True North IV are yours for this action-packed adventure. Set in the beautiful blue waters of the Sint Maarten’s Great Bay, gaze back at the shore as you go head-to-head with your competitors. Our expert crew will show you exactly what to do in your "crew members" position. Then it's off to the races; grind a winch, trim a sail, punch a stopwatch, or just sit back, relax, and enjoy complimentary refreshments. Previous sailing experience is not necessary for this unique and thrilling 12-metre Regatta After the race enjoy the complimentary victory rum punch party.

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Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details

Go island-hopping and take a high speed ferry over to the island of Anguilla. This picture-postcard British territory was named “Best Caribbean Island” in Travel and Leisure World’s Best Awards 2017. Enjoy a relaxing day at the beautiful Cusinart Golf Resort and Spa, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World located on breathtaking and tranquil Rendezvous Bay. An awe inspiring, award-winning two mile crescent curve of brilliant aquamarine water and powdery white sand. Enjoy 5- Star beach service complete with attendants to set up lounges and tend to your every Swim, snorkel or just relax on the beach. An elaborate lunch menu has been prepared just for you by the Executive Chef of the Cuisinart Golf Resort and Spa. Later in the afternoon board the high- speed ferry back to Saint Martin.

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Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details

Mayreau, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

No airport, few vehicles, one village, beautiful palm-lined beaches – tiny Mayreau, the only inhabited island within Tobago Cays Marine Park, represents Caribbean pleasure, pure and simple. On the northern coast, Salt Whistle Bay is the island’s most popular anchorage. Its calm, sheltered waters and soft sands are great for swimming, sunning and snorkeling. Around the island, smaller bays and hidden coves, many rarely visited, offer even greater tranquility. Mayreau’s best views are found at the hilltop Catholic church, a quaint stone building featuring lovely stained glass and art work. After a day of beachgoing or exploring the reefs and islets of the park, visitors and locals meet and mingle in one of Mayreau’s famously friendly bars.

Experience the unique beauty of the Grenadines on this scenic sail to the tiny uninhabited islet of Mopion. Like a deserted island from the movies, a lone palapa stands in the middle of the islet’s white sands that seem even brighter compared to the many hues of blue of the surrounding seas. Part of the Tobago Cays Marine Park, the waters at Mopion are incredibly clear and usually calm, sheltered by the surrounded reefs, making for wonderful swimming and snorkeling. Relax on the hour-long sail to get there on a route that showcases the beauty of the Grenadines archipelago. On the return, toast a great day in paradise with some of the captain’s special rum punch.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Norman Island, BVI

Norman Island is vintage Caribbean paradise: small, privately owned, uninhabited except for wild goats, and accessible only by boat or helicopter. On Norman’s north shore is the sheltered bay known as the Bight, one of the greatest natural anchorages in the British Virgin Islands. At the bay’s entrance, sea caves are renowned for snorkeling. Just offshore, the rock formations known as the Indians are another premier snorkeling spot. The restaurant and bar called Pirates Bight is the only building on the island, its name a nod to Norman Island’s reputation as the real-life inspiration for the novel Treasure Island. From various trails that cross the island, enjoy views of the Bight, Money Bay and Sir Francis Drake Channel, as well as nearby Tortola and Peter Island.

With its reefs and bays, pinnacles and caves, divers will find a bounty of underwater treasures on Norman Island, the deserted, 2.5 mile long island that was the inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s 1881 novel Treasure Island. Angelfish Reef, for example, boasts some of the most captivating landscapes in the British Virgin Islands, as well as an incredible cast of characters, from the rare orange ball anemone to eels and nurse sharks and, of course, a variety of dazzling angelfish. You’ll gaze amazed at the magnificent purple tube sponges and massive sea fans that cover Spyglass Wall, named after the hill where pirates once kept watch for merchant ships. While tales of hidden treasure still flourish around The Caves where brilliantly colored soft corals decorate the walls. Or look for hawksbill turtles, rays and other larger species at The Indians. With their soaring arched swim-throughs well-lit by the sunlight from above, Just follow the lead of your dive instructor. You’ll find treasure no matter where you go.

Enjoy a 30 minute boat ride from the yacht. On arrival at Pirates follow the local guide up onto the summit of the island for wonderful views of the surrounding islands. After approximately 1.5 hours, the tour will return to Pirates Beach bar for a light lunch.


Oranjestad, Aruba

Gorgeous beaches, aquamarine waters, abundant sunshine and cooling trade winds have long been Aruba’s calling card. This Dutch island captivates with diverse outdoor options – world-class golfing, windsurfing, snorkeling and diving – the distinctly bent divi-divi trees and striking geological formations. The desert-like landscapes and rugged coastline of Arikok National Park are the focus of eco-explorations. The archaeological museum, 18th-century Fort Zoutman and restored Dutch-colonial buildings are among the historic sights in Oranjestad, the colorful capital and centre for shopping, restaurants, casino gambling and nightlife. Aruba’s fusion culture encompasses indigenous, European, African and Asian influences, a mix especially evident in its cuisine.

"Experience the aloe plant’s healing properties and restorative powers on a visit to an island aloe facility and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Aruba. This wellness-focused day begins at Aruba Aloe. Founded in 1890, the company was one of the world’s first to formulate and manufacture skin and hair products with the succulent plant. In the surrounding fields, your guide will explain how the plant thrives in Aruba’s desert-like environment and the harvest process. The production facility and museum showcases the domestication of aloe, its many uses and Aruba Aloe’s various products. From Aruba Aloe in Hato, it’s a short drive to Palm Beach for an aloe-based treatment, like the unique “Hydro Aloe”, at the spa at The Ritz-Carlton resort. Just steps from the powdery sands of Aruba’s Palm Beach sits one of its most stunning luxury resorts. The white powder sand beaches and crystal blue waters serve as the perfect backdrop to the resort’s world-class spa. You’ll first create a customized sugar scrub, then indulge in your choice of a full-body massage or a neck massage combined with a facial in one of the spa’s 13 tranquil treatment rooms. During your time at The Ritz-Carlton, you’ll also have several hours to relax and enjoy the oasis-like property and many amenities, from the sauna, Jacuzzi and fitness center to the outdoor pool and beach areas."

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Reykjavik to Reykjavik 5 September 8 details
Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details

Philipsburg, Sint Maarten

For nearly 400 years, the Netherlands and France have shared the island known as Sint Maarten on the Dutch side and Saint-Martin on the French. Home to 37 beaches and an array of tropical experiences, the island’s dual cultural profile sets it apart from other Caribbean destinations. Philipsburg, the capital of the Dutch side, is a bustling port with a lively waterfront, colorful shopping district, casinos, and restaurants serving international fare. Water sports, like sailing, and rainforest explorations are all within easy reach of its docks. Less than 10 kilometers away is the French capital of Marigot, with its cafés, patisseries and low-key vibe. The restaurants and bistros of Grand Case, a village on the north coast, are celebrated for serving the best of French-Caribbean cuisine. Orient Beach, also on the French side, is an island favourite thanks to its long expanse of sand.

It would be a shame to visit without seeing at least a few of the highlights of Saint Martin, like the atmospheric Quartier d'Orléan and the French and Dutch capitals. You’ll visit Philipsburg, capital of the Dutch Sint Maarten, where you can stroll along the boardwalk, relax in a sidewalk café, tour some of the historic sites, or browse through shops for last-minute souvenirs. Passing the large Salt Pond and charming Oyster Pond, you’ll cross over to several Kodak moments at look-out points on the French side, and past Grand Case, culinary capital of the Caribbean, to the seaside market in Marigot. Culture enthusiasts will love this colourful outdoor venue filled with tropical fruit, local foods, spices, clothing, artwork and perhaps a few “made in France” products – all duty-free! The market is surrounded by a few French cafés if you need a quick bite.

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Bridgetown to Philipsburg 29 February 8 details
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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Castries to Philipsburg 12 December 8 £3777 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Pointe - a - Pitre, Guadeloupe

A narrow waterway separates Guadeloupe’s two largest islands, whose wing-like shapes inspired the nickname – “le papillon,” or butterfly – for this overseas department of France. The busy port town of Pointe-à-Pitre sits on the eastern island of Grande-Terre near the bridges to Basse-Terre, offering easy access to both. Grande-Terre is known for beautiful sandy beaches, the most popular along the reef-sheltered southern coast, and restaurants serving Guadeloupe’s best Creole cuisine. Basse-Terre is forested and mountainous – the active volcano La Grande Soufrière is the tallest peak. Its beaches are strikingly diverse, ranging from sugar white to volcanic ebony. On Basse-Terre’s quieter west coast, Plage de la Malendure is a leading diving centre. Back in port, the Mémorial ACTe museum, dedicated to the complex global history of slavery, has been a top attraction since opening in 2015.

You’ll get to sightsee but you’ll also get to splash through the waves and have a blast on this Jet Ski tour with a certified Jet Ski instructor. Straddled on your motorized water craft, with or without a companion, you’ll zip around the bay of Pointe-à-Pitre and pass the iconic Mémorial ACTe Museum, a remarkable cultural center dedicated to the Memory and History of the slave trade and part of s part of UNESCO’s Slave Route Project. Glide through protected mangroves and swamps to observe the wild flora and fauna, and in the Petit Cul de Sac Marin, a small bay, you’ll see the beautiful Lake Catra and the charming island of Le Gosier with its beachfront hotels and historic red and white lighthouse. The gorgeous scenery will impress you. Adrenaline thrills guaranteed!

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Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details

Explore one of the largest slavery memorials in the world, the amazing Memorial ACTe Museum, a must-see for anyone interested in the history of Guadeloupe and the Caribbean. Sitting at the mouth of Pointe-a-Pitre’s bay, the “Caribbean Center for the expressions of the memory of the Slave Trade” was inaugurated on May 10, 2015 by the French President, M. François Hollande. It was designed by the Guadeloupe architectural group Berthelot/Mocka-Célestine (their concept of ’silver roots on a black box’ was selected in 2008 from 27 international proposals). The symbolic black facade represents the millions of victims of slavery, and it contains a permanent exhibition that illustrates the history of slavery through hundreds of documents and displays. The building graces the site of the former Darboussier sugar refinery that processed cane from slave plantations. With your guide, you’ll visit the permanent exhibition as well as the temporary exhibit of Caribbean artists.

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Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details

Spend a laid-back day exploring the southern coast of Grande Terre, hanging out with a chef who will teach you the secrets of creole cuisine, and taking a dip in emerald waters whenever the mood strikes. You’ll pass sandy beaches, sugar plantations and charming old windmills on this scenic drive to a family-run Creole restaurant at the extreme southeastern tip of Grande-Terre. Join the chef in the kitchen to learn how he prepares a savory lobster fricassee with Madras rice. And when the table is set and your lunch is bubbling on the stove, take a swim in the emerald waters of Anse à la Gourde with its sugar-white beach and swaying palms. After your Creole feast, drive back in a state of sated relaxation. Or take a detour to admire the wild beauty of Pointes des Châteaux (Castles Headland) with its giant rocks and crashing waves.

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Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details

Road Town, Tortola BVI

Tortola is at the heart of the British Virgin Island’s world-renowned sailing culture. Long, narrow and just over 21 square miles in area, the largest island of the BVI boasts a quintessentially Caribbean coastline of secluded white sand beaches, hidden coves and great natural anchorages. Inside a horseshoe-shaped harbour, the BVI capital of Road Town is the friendly, laid-back centre for commerce, dining on fresh seafood and exploring nearby islets, tiny cays, reefs and dive sites. The 1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum, VI Folk Museum, and Old Government House Museum showcase local history and culture in Road Town. Within Tortola’s mountainous interior, Sage Mountain delivers the best views from 1,714 feet, the highest point in the Virgin Islands archipelago.

Break up your beach-centric vacation with a hike up to the highest point in the British and US Virgin Islands. Soaring to a magnificent 1,716 feet, Sage Mountain is considered a hiker’s paradise complete with majestic overlooks and an old growth forest that has remained untouched for over 500 years. BVI’s first national park, Sage Mountain was established in 1964 thanks to Laurence Rockefeller, who purchased 86 acres from farmers and donated the land to the government. Large boulders and lush rainforest on the north side are in stark contrast to the old pastures on the south. Hike about a mile along trails that wind through the trees while your driver/naturalist guide points out the exotic flora and fauna. Then head for a refreshing swim at Cane Garden Beach, a long white sandy strand with beach loungers, umbrellas, and throngs of rum-serving bars for the tired tippler.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

After a short flight over the gorgeous Virgin Islands, you will find yourself on the 30-foot-high coral island of Anegada. On your ride from the landing strip to your final destination, keep an eye out for the elegant flamingos that call Anegada home. Once you have arrived at Cow Wreck Beach, your only task is to sit back and enjoy the day on one of the British Virgin Islands’ most spectacular beaches. Fall asleep under a palm tree cradled in the powdery white sands, or snorkel in the crystalline turquoise waters. Sip a piña colada as you stroll along the nearly deserted beaches in either direction or relax on a sun bed before enjoying freshly prepared lobster for lunch.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Plan to spend the day camped out on a chaise lounge besides an infinity pool, stretched out on a talcum beach, or gazing out at breathtaking panoramas from a sky-high spa oasis while expert hands soothe your body and soul. Or perhaps you would prefer hiking up a mountain, kayaking across a turquoise sea, or sailing into the sunset with a breeze at your back. Come get carried away to tropical bliss at the 5-star Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, a member of the Five Star Alliance collection.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Roseau, Dominica

Rugged mountains, rainforest, black sand beaches and natural wonders: this is Dominica, the Nature Island. Volcanoes forged the striking interior of high peaks, deep gorges, rivers and waterfalls. Geothermal forces are still at work, from roiling the waters of Boiling Lake to blowing bubbles at Champagne Reef. The dramatic underwater topography of boulders, plunging stone walls and ancient craters is filled with colourful tropical fish, making for great diving and snorkeling as well as whale watching. A stroll along the winding streets and waterfront promenades of the capital city of Roseau reveals a mixed French and English colonial legacy. Dominica’s culture is a rich, unique blend of African and European heritage along with Carib, thanks to the rare surviving community known as the Kalinago.

Set off on a short drive to the launch point of your tubing adventure at beautiful Layou River. Following a safety briefing, you'll be provided with a life vest, modified inner tube and paddle. Once all participants are in the water, embark on your scenic journey. Soak up the sun and the lush, green landscape as you spin and swirl in the gentle currents of this winding river. Your adventure pauses briefly so you can enjoy a popular Dominican pastime - river bathing. Enjoy the chance to swim in the pristine waters for a few minutes before continuing down the scenic river to the conclusion of your journey. Professional guides are always nearby to ensure your comfort and safety. Finally, when you're back on land at the Hillsborough Reception Center, enjoy some refreshments, including delicious rum punch, before returning to your ship.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Staying within roughly seven miles of the coastline, your guided excursion begins shortly after leaving the dock, when the outriggers are deployed and lines are in the water. Depending on the season, keep your eye out for blue marlin, salt fish, tuna, dorado, wahoo, mackerel, kingfish, barracuda and more. Choose between artificial or fresh bait (when available). The boat follows a tag-and-release policy for all billfish and is an active member of the Billfish Foundation. As you float upon the sea, enjoy magnificent views of Dominica's lush mountainous terrain, as well as possible sightings of whales and dolphins. And, you might gaze upon frigate birds, laughing gulls and brown boobies circling the boat in search of your fish. Refreshments on the way back to the pier cap off your angling adventure.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Enjoy a scenic catamaran glide along Dominica's southwest coastline to the Soufriere-Scott's Head Marine Reserve in Soufriere Bay. Along the way, marvel at a dramatic landscape of lush green mountains soaring to the clouds and quaint fishing villages scattered along the ocean's edge. Seabirds circle in the skies above and, sometimes, a sea turtle pops up for a quick peek at the boat. Following a briefing with your snorkel guide at the reserve, your underwater adventure starts on a sand bed and progresses toward the reef, which drops down about 50 feet creating a kaleidoscope of plunging colorful marine life. Cap off your experience close to shore atop crater vents that pump up warm water from the seafloor. The emerging bubbles make you feel as if you're swimming through a sparkling glass of champagne.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Two of Dominica's must-see waterfalls, Trafalgar and Emerald Pool, are showcased on this guided adventure by air-conditioned minibus. Your scenic journey begins with a visit to Morne Bruce to enjoy panoramic views of the island from a 400-foot elevation, and then continues to the beautiful Botanical Gardens. This lush, 40-acre site is home to an array of exotic flora and fauna, including the island's endemic Sisserou and Jaco parrots. Your next stop is the village of Trafalgar where a guided, ten-minute trek leads you to a platform for viewing the town's spectacular twin waterfalls. Then continue to the Mountain View Restaurant and Bar for a refreshing drink. Afterwards, the finale to your nature-laden adventure takes place in the World Heritage-listed Morne Trois Pitons National Park, where a 15-minute hike takes you through the rainforest to witness the majestic, 40-foot cascading waterfall at Emerald Pool.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Travel by minibus to embark your boat at Castle Comfort Lodge. Following a briefing by your captain, enjoy a scenic glide along Dominica's southwestern shores to the Soufriere-Scott's Head Marine Reserve in beautiful Soufriere Bay. Situated in an extinct volcanic crater, the dive area is renowned for its volcanic rock formations brimming with colorful corals and sponges of all types. Possible sightings include green sea turtles, porcupinefish, frogfish, barracuda and much more. You will be at a maximum depth of 60 feet for approximately 40 minutes on your first dive. There will be a 40-minute surface interval before the second dive. After exploring this magnificent underwater world, head back to the boat for refreshments.

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Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
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Samana, Dominican Republic

The Samaná peninsula is the Dominican Republic’s natural treasure, a region of verdant mountains, waterfalls, a beautiful bay and miles of pristine beaches. The port town of Santa Bárbara de Samaná overlooks Samaná Bay, where the annual winter gathering of thousands of Atlantic humpback whales is the top attraction. At the bay’s western end, Los Haitises National Park preserves and protects a diverse collection of subtropical plants and birds amid the forests and mangroves. Samaná’s famous beaches are on the northern coast along the Atlantic. Las Terrenas, the most developed town, has a decidedly cosmopolitan air, thanks to the French and Italian expats drawn to the silky sands and crystalline waters of Playa Bonita and Playa El Portillo. Quiet Las Galeras, at the peninsula’s remote far end, is the closest village to idyllic Playa Rincón.

Depart from the pier aboard a speedboat for a truly unique ecological experience. Los Haitises National Park is a protected virgin forest accessible by water and represents a growing destination for ecotourism. Explore numerous caverns adorned with pictographs and petroglyphs. Circle the small cay known as Bird Island while your expert guide explains the importance of the many migratory and indigenous birds that inhabit the mangroves and island. After cruising around Bird Island, your captain docks the boat at one of the fascinating caves, where you discover stalagmites and stalactites and view ancient paintings and sculptures that represent the gods of the Taíno people, native to this island.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

This remarkable excursion begins when you board your whale-watching boat wherein your guide will brief you on what to expect when you get up close and personal with the whales. Humpbacks have wintered near Samaná for centuries and are depicted in ancient cave drawings. These whales from the North Atlantic migrate south to enjoy the warm waters and to mate. As many as 300 may be present at any time. Get ready to take spectacular photos as you learn about their habits. After this fascinating experience, head to the beautiful island of Cayo Levantado to enjoy your relaxing day pass at the island’s adults-only luxury resort. Hit the beach, have a cocktail and enjoy a delicious lunch with amazing views at Orquídea buffet restaurant.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico, is an intriguing blend of the old and the new. Founded in 1521, the city was a key port in the Spanish colonial empire, as evidenced by El Morro, the huge fortress that guards the harbour. Behind thick stone walls, Old San Juan retains its original character of blue cobblestone streets, elegant plazas and brightly coloured heritage architecture. This lively centre is the city’s – and island’s – cultural hub for museums, music, dining and more. The nearby Santurce district has emerged as the city’s hippest, with unique shops, cutting-edge restaurants and trendy nightlife. Just minutes from the heart of San Juan are the iconic beaches of the Condado and Isla Verde, whose stretches of palm-fringed sands are lapped by the azure waves of the Atlantic.

Enjoy a cold and refreshing passion fruit or coconut limber — a frozen Puerto Rican treat — on your walk along Old San Juan’s famed blue cobblestone streets. As you pass picturesque churches, statues and sculptures, your guide illuminates the history of this charming district. Along the way, stop for café con leche and Mallorca, a delicious sweet bread inherited from the Spanish. As you walk through the colorful community of La Perla,learn about its people and culture, discover how the neighborhood was impacted by recent devastating hurricanes, and witness important projects benefitting the community. After visiting a community center providing vital services to the underserved, you'll have the opportunity to participate in volunteer work such as gardening, packaging clothing for the homeless, or assisting in an arts and crafts workshop. Your cultural immersion concludes with a traditional Puerto Rican meal.

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Fort Lauderdale to San Juan 6 November 9 £4596 details
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San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Drive through Puerto Rico’s picturesque countryside to Toro Verde, the world’s largest aerial adventure park. Standing on the first platform gazing out at the mountains, you get your initial taste of the extraordinary views you'll have on the longest zip-line adventure in the world. On the first section of your thrilling journey, swing from treetop to treetop getting bird’s eye views of the lush tropical forest while enjoying the rush of gliding, falling and flying through the trees. If you find yourself wanting more thrills, head to La Bestia, or The Beast, the highest zip-line in the world at more than 850 feet in the air.

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Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

The beauty of Puerto Rico’s rainforest interior and its ocean beaches is yours to experience on this combination tour. The island is home to only tropical rainforest in the U.S. National Forest System. Named for a 3,500-foot-high mountain peak, El Yunque National Forest covers 28,000 acres of northeastern Puerto Rico and is a sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. Although heavily damaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017, the forest is recovering, a natural process that will evolve over time. Learn about the forest’s indigenous species of trees, ferns and flowering plants at the informative visitor center, then visit both La Coca Falls for a photo stop and Yokahu Lookout Tower, which you can climb to take in the views of the surrounding landscapes. Your time in the forest concludes with a 30-minute guided hike on one of the walker-friendly trails. From El Yunque, it’s a short drive to the coast and the town of Luquillo. Your lesson begins on the sands of its famous surfing beach, La Pared, where the licensed instructors go over ocean awareness, safety and proper technique. Once you get the basics, the instructors will take you out into the Atlantic surf to show you how to read the waves, position a take off and follow proper etiquette. Novices are welcome and are in good hands with seasoned surfers who regularly ride the waves he

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details
Philipsburg to San Juan 19 December 9 £5653 details

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

The capital of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo is a big, energetic city with a vibrant urban culture. At its heart is the walled Zona Colonial, a compact district of cobblestone streets and graceful plazas lined with incredible heritage architecture, some dating to the early 1500s. Sights include the Catedral Primada de América, the ruins of the San Francisco monastery, and the original Spanish-built fortifications, as well as museums, shops and eateries. Galleries, designer boutiques, cool cafés and hot restaurants for modern Dominican cuisine have injected energy and new life into the increasingly revitalized historic district. Outside the Zona Colonial, the Plaza de la Cultura is home to the Museo de Arte Moderno and other major institutions. The National Botanical Garden and the caverned lagoons of Los Tres Ojos are natural retreats within the city.

As a former Spanish colony, the Dominican Republic reflects its Spanish heritage in its cuisine. Add in African and indigenous Taíno influences and the results are exotic, comforting and always mouth-watering. During this unique experience, you'll celebrate Dominican food and be an active participant, cooking and tasting under the guidance of certified chef Nicole Marie Baba. The chef greets you at the pier and accompanies you on a short drive to a local market to learn about fresh local vegetables and fruits used in Dominican cooking. Then you're off to the Dominican Culinary Institute, where you’re introduced to the ingredients, recipes and cooking methods of the local cuisine. Enjoy a traditional Dominican meal for lunch featuring sancocho — a Caribbean beef stew — as well as fried plantains, avocado salad and dessert.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Enjoy an award-winning, fully immersive 4D cinematic experience that will take you back to 1586 and Sir Francis Drake's military and naval battle to capture the walled city of Santo Domingo. The exciting, multi - sensory dramatization brings to life one of the major campaigns of this legendary Elizabethan privateer, explorer and naval officer as he captures the city on behalf of the British. Then, begin a guided stroll to visit some of the most important sites of the Zona Colonial. Spread across its cobblestones you'll find the impressive Ozama Fortress; Calle Las Damas (Ladies' Street), thought to be the oldest paved road in the Americas; and the Royal Houses Museum, exemplifying the World Heritage-listed colonial city's unique cultural blend.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Gain a new perspective as you help contribute to the work of Casa de Luz, a foundation that cares for abandoned children with disabilities, providing a home to live in, food, physical therapies, education and medical assistance. Currently hosting 42 youths aged from 4 to 22 years, the center tends to their mental and spiritual needs by imparting the values, education and skills required to be upstanding members of society. During your visit to Casa de Luz, you'll have the chance to interact with the residents and learn about the home's mission, vision and the work of the staff who take care of the individuals living in the center. Next, learn about the history of Santo Domingo while enjoying a panoramic drive through the historical Zona Colonial. Afterwards, enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Enjoy a premier 18-hole experience at the Guavaberry Resort & Country Club nestled on the beautiful southeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. Designed by renowned golfer Gary Player, this 7,156-yard, par 72 course graced with gently descending slopes challenges with its large bunkers, wide fairways, coral reef formations and Caribbean Sea breezes. An imaginatively placed cascading rockfall at the bottom of the quarry surprises those arriving at the 13th hole, Guavaberry's signature hole. Prepare to step up your game at the 15th hole where a large lagoon protects the green from the best shot. Good luck with the hard 18th hole! Reward yourself with refreshments at La Casa Club.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

From its gorgeous mountain scenery, studded with lush forests and cascading waterfalls, to its palm-fringed white-sand beaches, the Dominican Republic is a treasure trove of natural wonders. And one of its most enchanting spots is located in Los Tres Ojos National Park, just east of the Ozama River in the municipality of Santo Domingo Este.The nature reserve is home to, and takes its name from, a network of subterranean limestone caverns called The Three Eyes. On this active adventure, you'll explore these geologic wonders filled with sparkling blue water lagoons,dramatic stalactites and lush tropical greenery.Afterwards, your air-conditioned coach takes you to Boca Chica to relax or swim at its beautiful beach situated along the Whala! Boca Chica Resort. Your stay at the resort includes a refreshing welcome cocktail at the marina and access to a comfortable lounge chair.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
San Juan to San Juan 27 December 8 £5113 details

Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Unhurried, unspoiled and relatively undeveloped, Tobago entices and charms with its simple pleasures and languid pace. Tucked into a scenic bay on the southern coast, the capital of Scarborough has a village feel, with the town market at its centre. The island’s few historic sights include the Georgian-style Court House, the seat of island government, and hilltop Fort King George, home to the Tobago Museum and to some great views. Tobago’s wide sandy beaches and pristine waters – perfect for sunning, swimming, aquatics and relaxing – are the main attractions. Hikers, naturalists and birdwatchers head inland to the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, created in 1776 to protect the island’s rainforest and natural heritage.

Discover the fascinating history of Tobago, a 116-square-mile tropical paradise that changed hands numerous times during the colonial era before eventually becoming a ward of Trinidad in 1889. A relaxing drive from Scarborough follows the island's main road to the city of Plymouth and two must-see sites: Fort James, overlooking Great Courland Bay; and the tombstone of Betty Stiven, with its cryptic inscription that has baffled visitors for centuries. Your next stop is at the gorgeous Mount Irvine Bay Resort, where you'll enjoy breathtaking views of the sparkling Caribbean Sea before continuing to Fort King George. At the 17th-century hilltop fortress, you'll get a dose of history blended with amazing ocean and island views. The on-site Tobago Museum features a rich array of pre-Columbian artifacts, military relics, old maps, and more, to round out your tour of Tobago's history.

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Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Situated on the southwest tip of Tobago is Pigeon Point, one of the Caribbean's best beaches, with picture-postcard vistas stretching along its powdery, palm-fringed sands. A scenic coastal drive will take you to Pigeon Point and its thatched-roof jetty where a glass-bottom boat awaits to ferry you to the amazing underwater world of Buccoo Reef. Gliding along crystal-clear waters toward the reef, you'll marvel at an array of colorful coral gardens and fascinating marine life. Then, the boat's captain will drop anchor at the reef, giving you the chance to snorkel alongside its exotic creatures. Your boating excursion then passes near Nylon Pool, a renowned sandbank submerged in shallow water. After your boat returns to Pigeon Point, you'll have some leisure time for a swim or beach stroll.

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Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Enjoy a scenic coastal drive along Windward Road en route to the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, the oldest rainforest reserve in the western hemisphere. Nestled within this tranquil Eden of lush greenery is the Tobago Cocoa Estate. Here, where the air is filled with tropical birdsongs and the scent of fermenting cocoa beans, you'll spot trees adorned with large burgundy and yellow cocoa pods waiting to be plucked and transformed into the world's most treasured sweet. It's a magical process of transformation that you'll have the chance to witness in its various stages. Along the way, enjoy tasting either chocolate confections or what the locals call "cocoa tea," a beverage made from raw cocoa.

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Situated on Tobago's northwest coastline, within a bucolic landscape of gently rolling hills, is the golf course at Mount Irvine Bay Resort. Its attractive grounds were once a thriving sugar and coconut estate. Today as an 18-hole, 127-acre golf property, the course boasts numerous awards, including "Trinidad & Tobago's Best Golf Course," as bestowed by World Golf Awards. It has hosted such competitions as Shell's Wonderful World of Golf and the Johnnie Walker International Pro-Am. Following a scenic drive from Scarborough to the resort, enjoy the chance to practice your swing amid towering coconut trees on this beautifully designed course, where virtually every hole offers breathtaking views of the sea.

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Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

With its luxuriantly forested mountains, waterfalls and wealth of wildlife, Tobago is a nature lover's paradise. You'll appreciate the island's natural beauty during a scenic drive on Windward Road, tracing a path along Tobago's southern shoreline to the town of Roxborough, where you'll enter the Main Ridge Forest Reserve. Here, within the oldest protected rainforest reserve in the western hemisphere, fortunate birdwatchers might spot white-tailed sabrewing hummingbirds, blue-backed manakins and more on a brief naturalist-guided stroll through lush vegetation. Then, embark on a path to witness the cascading waters of the 175-foot tiered Argyle Falls. Consider dipping into the refreshing pool of water beneath the falls to savor the surrounding tranquility. Afterwards, the return drive to the ship follows the same scenic coastal route

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Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

St. Georges, Grenada

Grenada is the legendary Spice Isle, where nutmeg perfumes the air. Fort George guards the entrance to the colourful, pedestrian-friendly capital of St. Georges. The 18th-century garrison and the hilltop Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception offer the best views of the city and its picturesque harbour, the Carenage. To the south of St. George’s is the wide expanse of Grand Anse Beach, the main resort area. Tiny Grenada boasts more than 40 beaches around the island, from calm, secluded coves to windswept Bathway Beach on the Atlantic side, as well as wonderful snorkeling spots, including an underwater sculpture park. The lush mountainous interior is a mix of fragrant spice plantations, rainforest and protected parkland whose natural sights include waterfalls, swimming holes and the great crater lake of Grand Etang.

You’re in the pilot’s seat on this fun, guided exploration of the coastline in and around St. Georges that includes snorkeling at one of Grenada’s best spots. The E-Sea Rider is a powerful yet easy-to-operate inflatable vessel that accommodates two, one sitting behind the other. Setting off from the dock, enjoy the lovely views of the Carenage, St. Georges’ scenic harbor. Your guide will signal when you can kick up the speed for a thrilling ride across the open waters of St. Georges Bay and Grand Mal Bay. Switch gears at the Molinere Beauséjour Marine Protected Area, where a group of sculptures, set at a variety of depths, have created an artificial reef. As you snorkel above, you’ll see a variety of marine life that have taken shelter amid the sculptures, whose appearance has been influenced and shaped by the waves, currents and sands since they were first placed here in 2006. The ride back to St. Georges is the perfect opportunity to switch drivers so everyone has a chance at the helm.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details
Castries to Bridgetown 19 March 10 details
Bridgetown to Bridgetown 28 November 8 £5818 details

Terre-de-Haut, Guadeloupe

Les Saintes are a volcanic archipelago of two islands and seven uninhabited islets surrounded by thriving coral reefs and clear seas. Small at just over two square miles, Terre-de-Haut is the most developed of the group, thanks to an anchorage-rich coastline of scenic bays, natural harbours, quiet beaches and charmingly picturesque villages. The ambience is decidedly low-key, and days are devoted to beachgoing, hiking, snorkeling and diving. The island, too hilly and arid for agriculture, boasts longstanding maritime traditions and a rich Norman-Breton heritage dating to the first French settlers. The main town of Bourg des Saintes is home to cafés, bistros, the historic church of Notre-Dame de l’Assomption and Fort Napoleon. Built on the ruins of Fort Louis, the 19th-century garrison was used as a prison and today houses a cultural history museum with a botanical garden and the best views of Les Saintes.

If you're already breathless from the beauty surrounding you upon arrival in the idyllic bay of Les Saintes, try to pace yourself because it's just the beginning. After your guide greets you in the port and introduces you to your clear-hulled kayak, gear up and nestle in for a remarkable paddling experience. Just beneath the surface of these waters is a world-famous paradise for undersea explorers. The advantages of paddling a transparent kayak will become crystal clear as you examine the reef ecosystem and meet the variety of fish that call the coral home. This is a fantastic way to acquaint yourself with one of the most beautiful bays in the world.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

A local guide welcomes you to this authentic hiking experience that takes you high above the coastal beauty of Terre-de-Haut island to remote and scenic places like Morel mountain and Fort Caroline, surrounded by cactus and frangipani trees. Experience breathtaking views of the bay of Les Saintes and find photo ops galore from your elevated vantage point. Then venture back down to Pompière Beach for a swim in the calm, warm waters of the Atlantic. You will also spend time in the charming local town, where you'll see traditional fishing dinghies known as Saintoises. An inherent part of both the cultural heritage and modern identity of the archipelago, these fishing boats give the island a distinctive character, as do the multicolored Creole houses in the village. Complete your experience with a taste of the local specialty, a delicate coconut-filled tart called “le tourment d’amour”.

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Fort Lauderdale to Bridgetown 5 February 11 details
Philipsburg to Bridgetown 21 November 8 £3617 details
Bridgetown to Castries 5 December 8 £3837 details

Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

Stunning beaches, cerulean seas, colorful coral reefs and the Caribbean’s largest wildlife preserve: incredible tropical nature is the essence of Vieques, a small island less than 10 miles off the east coast of Puerto Rico. For decades most of the island was controlled by the U.S. Navy, whose former holdings – some 70 percent of the land – became the Vieques National Wildlife Refuge after the military withdrew in 2003. The refuge features Vieques’ best beaches, acres of forest, and coastal habitats that encompass mangroves, reefs, sea grass beds, lagoons and open waters, as well as bioluminescent bays that make for a spectacular experience after dark. The refuge shelters a diverse array of wildlife, including nearly 200 species of resident and migratory birds and four types of sea turtles.

Puerto Mosquito Bay on Vieques is one of a handful of bioluminescent bays in the world. Microscopic organisms known as Dinoflagellates glow whenever there is movement in the water, a phenomena that best appreciated in the dark. It’s a short ride from the yacht in Esperanza to the bay, where you’ll meet your tour guides. They will first hold a thorough safety and environmental briefing on using the glass-bottomed, two-person kayak and protecting this delicate ecosystem. Once in the water, you’ll see streaks of light with each stroke of the paddle and whenever a fish darts below. As you paddle across the bay, learn about the mangrove forests and the marine and coastal wildlife that live in and around the lagoon. On clear nights, the guides will point out the different stars and constellations visible from the bay.

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San Juan to Philipsburg 14 November 8 details

Explore the diverse landscapes along with cultural landmarks while riding along an eight-mile route on the western side of Vieques Island. Pedaling at a leisurely pace, you’ll see beach areas and different ecological zones, stopping to take in the views and sights. Along the way, your guide will share highlights from the island’s history. Featured sights on the route include a 400-year-old Ceiba tree, a mile-long pier, former Navy bunkers and the boardwalk at Kiani lagoon. You don’t need to be an experienced riding to enjoy this outdoor adventure.

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West End, Tortola BVI

The West End of Tortola is exactly that, the island’s western reaches. The verdant hills of both the bigger island of Tortola and tiny Frenchman’s Cay form a sheltered U-shaped harbour with beautiful views out to Great Thatch Island and Little Thatch Island. The scenic setting is complemented by a mix of the waterfront shops, restaurants, bars and casual eateries that cater to the nautical crowd, who laud it as a favored anchorage in the BVI. Sailboats and yachts fill the marinas and wharfs on the cay side, which is linked to the bigger island by a small bridge. From here, seafarers enjoy easy access to the quiet sandy beaches of Tortola’s northwestern coast, hillside hiking and biking trails, and great vistas.

Break up your beach-centric vacation with a hike up to the highest point in the British and US Virgin Islands. Soaring to a magnificent 1,716 feet, Sage Mountain is considered a hiker’s paradise complete with majestic overlooks and an old growth forest that has remained untouched for over 500 years. BVI’s first national park, Sage Mountain was established in 1964 thanks to Laurence Rockefeller, who purchased 86 acres from farmers and donated the land to the government. Large boulders and lush rainforest on the north side are in stark contrast to the old pastures on the south. Hike about a mile along trails that wind through the trees while your driver/naturalist guide points out the exotic flora and fauna. Then head for a refreshing swim at Cane Garden Beach, a long white sandy strand with beach loungers, umbrellas, and throngs of rum-serving bars for the tired tippler.

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Soar through the sky on this thrilling island adventure over the rainforest canopy. Similar to a “zip line”, the Original Virgin Canopy Tour includes 7 platforms built in between and above branches. But instead of having to cut down trees, strong ropes hold branches out of the way of the lines on this eco-friendly tour. Guests are hooked to a double line that takes them through a soaring path in the sky — with views that defy description; on a clear day you can see as far away as St Croix! Following a brief orientation and safety talk, you will arrive at the take-off point. The tour has been expertly designed for adventurers of all ages and every stop along the way provides you with a photo op you’ll want to share with friends.

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Willemstad, Curacao

The lovely island of Curaçao is home to more than 30 beautiful beaches and a cosmopolitan capital. Vibrantly hued heritage architecture is the hallmark of Willemstad’s historic centre, whose two sides span Sint Anna Bay, connected by the floating Queen Emma Bridge. On the east side, enjoy the waterfront cafés, galleries and shopping (including a floating market) of the Punda. The island’s crystal clear waters are rich with reefs, making for spectacular snorkeling just steps from the sands. On land, discover the prehistoric art inside the Hato Caves, and taste the island’s signature blue liqueur at the former plantation house of Chobolobo.

This tour combines a visit to the Hato Caves, home to striking formations, with time on one of Curacao’s most beautiful white-sand beaches. Located on the island’s north coast, the caves sit atop a hill, making the temperature inside warm. Your guide describes how the caves emerged from the sea floor during the Ice Age while highlighting the most distinctive shapes among the dramatically illuminated stalactites, stalagmites and pools of water, including one called the Madonna. Learn how enslaved men and women fled bondage in the 19th century and hid here, the ceilings still black from the smoke of their torches. And be on the lookout for elusive members of a colony of long-nose fruit bats that shelter here. Then it’s on to Blue Bay Beach. Here your time is your own to relax in a beach chair, stroll on the white sands, and swim and snorkel in the crystal-clear waters.

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An ostrich farm and a producer of Curacao’s signature liqueur are the focus of this island exploration. It’s a scenic drive from the capital of Willemstad to the farm, where you’ll hop aboard a safari truck for a narrated tour of the facility. Your guide and driver share interesting facts about the giant flightless birds, and you’ll have an opportunity to feed them by hand. At the farm’s restaurant, Zambezi, enjoy a glass of wine, a beer or a soft drink while sampling ostrich carpaccio on a baguette with pesto, ostrich satay, and an ostrich egg muffin. Then it’s on to the Landhuis Chobolobo, the 19th-century mansion that houses one of the island’s first makers of Blue Curacao. Learn how the island’s Laraha citrus fruit is used to make the distinctive liqueur on a distillery tour that concludes at the bar with a delicious blue-hued cocktail.

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Iconic and amazing colorful heritage architecture is the backdrop for this fascinating exploration of Curacao history. Relax on the scenic drive through Willemstad and the countryside en route to the island’s northern tip, site of the former Knip Plantation. Here in the late 18th century, a man named Tula declared himself free of bondage and led an anti-slavery revolt across the island. Hear his story and learn about his legacy at the Tula Museum, housed inside Landhuis Knip, the old plantation’s great house that dates to the 1700s. You’ll also get to sample a refreshing homemade lemon drink and an arepadi pampuna, a type of pancake made with pumpkin. Back in Willemstad, embark on a guided walk through the city’s most historic districts and past key sights: Pietermaai, a funky-arty area whose 18th-century mansions house boutique hotels, shops, and cafes; Wilhelmina Square; the 17th-century Fort Amsterdam; and the Handelskade harborfront , with its brightly painted merchant houses. You’ll stroll across the Queen Emma Bridge (if the floating drawbridge is open for boat traffic, the crossing is by ferry) to the Otrobanda district. Your guide will then escort you back to the yacht via the Rif Fort, an old fort converted into shops, but you are free to remain in town to explore on your own, returning to the yacht at your leisure.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details

Turquoise seas, splendid scenery and a colorful underwater world are yours to enjoy and explore from a private vessel. It’s a short ride from the yacht to the day boat whose captain welcomes you and holds a short safety briefing before casting off from the dock. While cruising off the coast of Curacao, bask in the sun, breeze and views en route to the first snorkel stop. As you paddle around, you’ll see different species fish in a rainbow of tropical hues. Back onboard, it’s time for a relaxed lunch of gourmet sandwiches, fresh fruits, and your choice of beer, wine, soft drinks and water. There’s time to recharge and relax after the meal before arriving at the Blue Room, the coastal cave that can only be accessed from the sea. Accompanied by a guide, you’ll swim in open water up the cave’s entrance before taking a deep breath to swim about three meters underwater to get inside. Once there, experience the beautiful play of light reflecting off the sea floor that bathes the entire cave in shades of blue. The cave is also renowned for the extraordinary visibility in the water that enables snorkelers to see fish and other aquatic creatures far below the surface of the water. You’re free to continue snorkeling outside the cave before returning to the boat for the return trip.

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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details

Caribbean ambience and tropical libations after sunset are yours to enjoy at the Avila Beach Resort, one of Curacao’s most venerable luxury hotels. On the route from the yacht to the waterfront resort, your driver will share local history and lore while pointing out key sights and landmarks. Upon arrival at the Avila, the staff will hand you a tropical cocktail or a chilled coconut with an optional dash of rum. Stroll out to the private beach to admire the sea and star-filled sky or relax in one of the hotel’s bars with your choice of a second drink – beer, wine, juice, soft drink, water or another cocktail. You’ll gather to watch a colorful performance by dancers in traditional costumes, with the opportunity to join in the fun, before returning to the yacht.

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(includes all port taxes)
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Bridgetown to Oranjetsad 15 February 8 details
Oranjestad to Bridgetown 22 February 8 details