Day 1 London - Bridgetown, Barbados
Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home, for your journey to London Gatwick Airport and a direct, scheduled British Airways flight to Barbados. On arrival we transfer to the Radisson Aquatica Resort (4T), set on the beachfront in Carlisle Bay.
Day 2 Bridgetown, Barbados
A free day to explore Barbados at your own pace. The capital, Bridgetown, has a laid-back atmosphere and there’s plenty to see and do. Perhaps visit Harrison’s Cave or UNESCO-listed Barbados Garrison, built in 1780, or just relax on the glorious sandy beaches.
Day 3 - Bridgetown, Barbados
There’s more time at leisure this morning, before we embark Braemar (3T+).
Day 4 - Bridgetown, Barbados
There is more time at leisure this morning, before Braemar sets sail this late this afternoon.
Day 5 - Scarborough, Tobago
Early this morning we arrive in Scarborough, the capital of Tobago. Founded in 1654, it’s a bustling little town dominated by the 18th century Fort King George, perched high on a hill, with superb views out over Scarborough and the sea. The old guardhouse is now home to the excellent Historical Museum, while the town has some attractive Georgian buildings and great places to shop, eat or just relax and enjoy the sun. Late night departure.
Day 6 - St George’s, Grenada
Famous for its nutmeg, cinnamon, clove and vanilla plantations, Grenada is affectionately known as the ‘Spice Island,’ and this morning we arrive in the island’s capital, St George’s, one of the most picturesque towns in the Caribbean, set around a horseshoe-shaped harbour. Explore Fort George, built by the French in 1705, or browse the stalls in the busy Market Square. Late night departure.
Day 7 - Kingstown, St Vincent
Braemar arrives early this morning in the capital of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Kingstown is known as the ‘City of Arches’ due to its many arched doorways. Take a relaxing stroll along the waterfront and discover the town’s pretty squares or visit the Botanic Gardens, one of the oldest in the Western Hemisphere, dating from 1765. Travel beyond the city and you will find an abundance of rainforest, beautiful reefs and crashing waterfalls to explore, all of which combine to make this island a dream for those looking for something closer to nature. Late evening sailing.
Day 8 - Roseau, Dominica
We arrive early this morning in Dominica’s compact capital, Roseau is a vibrant and charming city, home to traditional colonial buildings reflecting its French and British heritage, beautiful gardens, and a small but interesting museum on the waterfront. From Roseau, you can explore the lush rainforest, waterfalls and sparkling rivers of this beautiful island. We depart late this evening.
Day 9 - St John’s, Antigua
An early morning arrival in Antigua. There’s plenty of character and charm radiating from the brightly-painted colonial buildings of St John’s as well as the stunning English Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard, now restored to its 18th century prime. And if you just want to relax in the sun, Antigua has 365 beaches, one for every day of the year! There’s also fantastic shopping and speciality restaurants to be found in Heritage Quay. Late evening sailing.
Day 10 - Road Town, Tortola
Braemar arrives early this morning in the capital of the British Virgin Islands, a small, picturesque town located between rolling hills and a beautiful bay, best known as a centre for yachting. On Main Street you’ll find historic colonial buildings, the Folk Museum, and plenty of places to eat and drink, or you may prefer to spend time in the attractive Botanic Gardens. Late evening sailing.
Day 11 - At sea
A relaxing day at sea, giving you time to enjoy the facilities aboard your ship.
Day 12 - Grand Turk, Turks & Caicos
Early morning arrival in Grand Turk is where Christopher Columbus first stepped ashore in the New World in 1492, and today the island’s sun-drenched beaches, sparkling sea and outstanding coral reef make it a haven for swimmers, sunbathers and divers. Cockburn Town is the historic centre of the island, lined with historic 18th and 19th century buildings, while at the National Museum you can learn about the Molasses Reef Wreck, the oldest known European shipwreck in the Caribbean, dating from the early 16th century. Late evening departure.
Day 13 - At sea
Another leisurely day at sea aboard Braemar.
Day 14 - Basseterre, St Kitts
Early morning arrival in to Basseterre, established by the French in 1627 and later claimed by the British - the capital of St Kitts and Nevis - is an attractive town, with a wealth of historic buildings, including the Old Treasury Building, St George’s Church and the Brimstone Hill Fortress, which offers magnificent views across the island. You could also travel on the delightful St Kitts Scenic Railway or simply relax on one of the tranquil beaches. Late evening departure.
Day 15 - Philipsburg, St Maarten
We arrive in Philipsburg early this morning, the capital of the Dutch half of St Maarten, an island shared between the Netherlands and France for centuries. It’s a shopper’s paradise, with everything from jewellery to electrical goods on sale. Alternatively, take a water taxi to the nearby sandy beach, studded with colourful clapboard restaurants and outdoor cafés. Late night sailing.
Day 16 - Castries, St Lucia
St Lucia is the sort of island that travellers to the Caribbean dream about - a small, lush tropical gem with glorious soft white beaches. We arrive in the capital, Castries, early this morning. Founded in 1650, it’s easy to walk around and is a joy to explore. The centre of town is Derek Walcott Square, named after the Nobel Laureate who was born on the island, while the Victorian cathedral is also worth a visit. We depart late evening.
Day 17 Bridgetown, Barbados - In flight
We disembark Braemar this morning and join an island tour of Barbados, which will include a buffet lunch and tour at the Sunbury Plantation before our onward transfer to the airport for our direct, scheduled British Airways overnight flight to London.
Day 18 London
Arrive at London Gatwick Airport, where Titan staff will greet you and transfer you to Titan transport for your journey home to your own front door.