Royal Clipper Windward Islands
A truly romantic way to experience the diversity of the Caribbean by setting sail on the majestic Royal Clipper sailing ship. This sailing itinerary takes you to some of the areas most beautiful islands, some more off the beaten track than those visited by the larger more traditional cruise ships.
Visit the tropical and exotic island of Saint Lucia with its lively Rodney Bay and towering Piton peaks. Dominica, affectionately known as the 'Nature Island' due to its unspoilt natural habitats, hiking trails, diverse flora and fauna and ocean life. No visit to the Caribbean is complete with a stop in Antigua, visit Falmouth and English harbour or laze on one of the islands 365 beaches. The charming island of St Kitts is steeped with historical sights and beautiful plantation houses.
Enjoy pure relaxation at Iles de Saintes and the chic and sophisticated French Caribbean Island of Martinique.
Saturday - BarbadosBarbados
On your arrival to Barbados we will transfer you to the Royal Clipper where you will check in to your cabin and have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure on board this beautiful sailing ship. You will set sail overnight for your first port of call.
Sunday - Saint LuciaSt Lucia
This morning you will arrive and dock at the northern end of the lush and tropical island of Saint Lucia. You can choose from a selection of excursions to explore the island or decide to just lay back and relax on the beach at Rodney Bay. The island is one of the most beautiful in the Caribbean and the to majestic Pitons on the west coast are the most famous of the attractions on the island. For the more adventurous there are tree top zip lining, mountain biking or scuba diving
Monday - DominicaDominica
This morning you will arrive at Dominica, The Nature Isle. Dominica is untouched by mass tourism, and really conecntrates on eco-tourism. Steamy jungle treks, hot bubbly pools, a diverse flora and fauna, some spectacular snorkelling and diving sites and one of the few places in the world where you can whale watch year round.
Tuesday - AntiguaAntigua
Today you will dock at Falmouth Harbour, a harbour that could not be more fitting for the Royal Clipper. Antigua is favoured by yachting world and those seeking secret beaches, after all the island claims to have 365 beaches, a different one for everyday of the year.
Wednesday - St KittsSt Kitts & Nevis
St. Kitts' was the first successful colony in the British West Indies. Shop in colourful Basseterre, play golf and tour old plantation houses. For the adventuresome there's a brisk hike through the rainforest.
Thursday - Terre de Haut, Iles des SaintesGuadeloupe
Lying off Guadeloupe, Iles des Saintes is a thoroughly enchanting group of islands where you can enjoy superb beaches, water sports, snorkelling and scuba diving. Today is really all about relaxing to the max.
Friday - Martinique
The beautiful French Caribbean Island of Martinique is as sophisticated as France but with a tropical Caribbean twist. Enjoy the fashion boutiques, spicy Creole cuisine and soak up that sophisticated atmosphere that Martinique has to offer.
Saturday - BarbadosBarbados
Today you return to Barbados, your final port of call. After you disembark either transfer to the airport for your home bound flight or why not extend your stay with a few days in one of our collection of hotels on this vibrant Caribbean island.