Barbados and Sailing the Windward Isles

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Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful Enterprise Beach or venture out to explore Oistins. Spend the next seven nights onboard the magnificent Royal Clipper sailing vessel. Cruise from Barbados to Martinique and back taking in the beautiful islands of St Lucia and Dominica en route.
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Overview

Trip type
Private Guided
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Take some time to visit the historical highlights on Barbados, including St Nicholas Abbey, Bathsheba and Holetown.
    • Sample some of the island's best food in Speightstown or Oistins.
    • Embark on a seafaring adventure navigating the Windward Isles onboard the Royal Clipper Sailing vessel.

What's this trip about?

    Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful Enterprise Beach or venture out to explore Oistins. Spend the next seven nights onboard the magnificent Royal Clipper sailing vessel. Cruise from Barbados to Martinique and back taking in the beautiful islands of St Lucia and Dominica en route.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIntimate group - 12 max
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityOistins
End CityBathsheba

Travel Themes

  • Nature & Wildlife
  • Small Ship Cruise

Destinations

  • Central America
  • Barbados

Attractions

  • Caribbean

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Nature
  • Short Cruise
  • Snorkeling
  • Wildlife viewing

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Itinerary

Day 1: Oistins

Accommodation options: Little Arches Boutique Hotel & Bougainvillea

On arrival in Barbados you will be met by a local representative and transferred to your nearby accommodation in Oistins. After checking in you will have the evening to relax.

Day 2: Oistins

Accommodation options: Little Arches Boutique Hotel & Bougainvillea

Spend the day relaxing on the beautiful Enterprise Beach or venture out to explore Oistins.

Day 3: Oistins

Accommodation options: Little Arches Boutique Hotel & Bougainvillea

Oistins comes to life on a Friday when the weekly fish fry takes place. Tasty food is accompanied by live music and a street party atmosphere. Not to be missed.

Day 4: On-board ship (Bridgetown)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Leave your accommodation in Oistins today and transfer to Bridgetown Marina in time to meet your cruise. Spend the next seven nights onboard the magnificent Royal Clipper sailing vessel. Cruise from Barbados to Martinique and back taking in the beautiful islands of St Lucia and Dominica en route.

Day 5: On-board ship (Rodney Bay)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Throughout the morning, the ship continues sailing towards the next port of call, St Lucia’s Rodney Bay. St Lucia is perhaps one of the Caribbean’s most iconic destinations, easily spotted by its verdant interior and plunging seaside mountains – the famous Pitons.

Day 6: On-board ship (Cabrits)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Today the Royal Clipper unites with its sister ship, the Star Flyer, sailing together to Cabrits on the north-west tip of Dominica. The large national park is home to lush tropical forest, native wildlife and the resorted British garrison at Fort Shirley where you are afforded panoramic views of Prince Rupert Bay.

Day 7: On-board ship (Falmouth Harbour)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Today sailing takes you to Falmouth Harbour in Antigua, playground to the rich and famous and the epicentre of the Caribbean yachting world. This was one of the well-trodden haunts of Admiral Nelson, so much so that one of the docks is named after him.

Day 8: On-board ship (Basseterre)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

St Kitts was the first successful colony in the British West Indies and make for an interesting day exploring. Shop in colourful Basseterre or tour the old plantation houses or for the adventurous there is a brisk hike available through the rainforest. Later this afternoon, Royal Clipper makes a stop at South Friar’s Bay.

Day 9: On-board ship (Terre De Haut)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Early this morning the ship moors off Les Saintes – an entrancing group of islands just off Guadeloupe. Here you can enjoy the superb beaches, snorkelling and water sports on offer.

Day 10: On-board ship (Fort de France)

Accommodation: Royal Clipper

Martinique is the classic French Caribbean island. Wild and mysterious, yet urbane and sophisticated, it is France with a tropical twist, with something for almost everyone. You won't be able to resist the charms of spicy Creole cooking and tempting boutiques in Fort de France.

Day 11: Bathsheba

Accommodation: Atlantis Hotel

Upon disembarking your cruise, you will be met and transferred to Bathsheba on the other side of the island. The rugged Atlantic Coast at Bathsheba makes for a wonderful base from which to explore the island.

Day 12: Bathsheba

Accommodation: Atlantis Hotel

Enjoy your first full day in Bathsheba - today you may wish to take in the renowned Andromeda Botanical gardens or Harrison's Cave.

Day 13: Bathsheba

Venture to the north of the island today and pay a visit to St Nicholas Abbey - the birthplace of rum.

Accommodation: Atlantis Hotel

Day 14: Return home

You'll have most of the day at leisure before being transferred back to the airport in time for your overnight flight home.

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Last Updated: 5/15/2023

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