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Windward Barbados

12 days from £3,499 per person

If you’d like your holiday to combine both relaxation and exploration, welcome on board. Throughout this excellent cruise we explore some of the Caribbean’s most interesting attractions, setting aside ample time to unwind on the glorious sandy beaches the islands are famous for. Tour Barbados’ capital, Bridgetown, admiring colonial buildings and sipping its world-famous rum. And later, marvel at the lush rainforests of St Lucia, the spectacular waterfalls of Dominica, the naval history of Antigua and the French sophistication of Martinique.

2 included excursions and visits

  • Visit to Mount Gay Rum Distillery
  • Barbados island tour including Sunbury Plantation House

Including...

  • 3 nights in hotel, 7 nights tall ship cruise on Royal Clipper and 1 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 26 meals: 10 breakfasts (days 2-11) 8 lunches (days 4-11) 8 dinners (days 1 and 4-10)
  • Daily afternoon tea, 6-course à la carte silver-service dinner and midnight snacks
  • Drinking water and tea/coffee
  • Low key, light-hearted evening entertainment
  • Selected complimentary water sports

Plus all these benefits

  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Services of the staff on board Royal Clipper and local guides in Barbados
  • International flights (prices are based on return flights with British Airways from London Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports)
  • Best available coaches with experienced drivers
  • Porterage
  • All airport/port taxes and duties

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UK - Bridgetown, Barbados

Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Bridgetown, Barbados. On arrival, we transfer to the Radisson Aquatica Resort (4T), set on the beachfront in Carlisle Bay, Bridgetown.

Radisson Aquatica Resort, Bridgetown (4T)


Bridgetown

We have two days to explore Barbados’ wonderful capital. Wander the vibrant streets admiring the old colonial buildings and historic architecture including the grand neo-Gothic parliament buildings and military Garrison. The first day begins with an included excursion exploring the Mount Gay Rum Distillery, to learn of the production of rum on the island, which began here in 1703. Then, with the interesting local culture and relaxing atmosphere, it’s easy to spend hours exploring; visit the Barbados Museum, which depicts the island’s history with exhibitions on the colonial period and slavery; or explore Harrison’s Cave, one of Barbados’ national treasures and a unique experience which sees visitors travel through a collection of spectacular caves formed from limestone rock.


Day 4 - Bridgetown

This morning is at leisure before we transfer to the port of Bridgetown to embark Royal Clipper (4T). Our ship sets sail this evening.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 5 - Rodney Bay, St Lucia

St Lucia is a place of inspiring natural beauty, featuring mesmerising rainforests, banana plantations, glorious beaches lined with lush palm trees and magical waterfalls. Watch out for the iconic Pitons as we sail past before docking in our port of call today, Rodney Island. Stepping ashore, we are welcomed with views of the sparkling clear waters, and the historic streets lined with fishing shacks, lively bars, fine restaurants and rum shops. Perhaps enjoy some of the island’s more secluded areas with an excursion to an isolated beach and cool down with a refreshing swim. Or get even closer to St Lucia’s colourful heart with an aerial tram adventure through the rainforest, offering magical views of the towering Gommiers, impressive Chatanniers, and remarkable strangler Ficus.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 6 - Cabrits, Dominica

Arrive in dreamy Cabrits, full of tropical forest, beautiful coral reefs, steamy hot springs and stunning wetlands. Nature lovers will be right at home here - perhaps even discover some of the island’s flora and fauna first hand on an optional nature trail hike. Walk through endless vibrant green scenes filled with ginger plants and vanilla orchids. At the Forest Reserve you might even spot the national birds, Sisserou and Jaco Parrots. Alternatively, head to the nearby beach for a sandy walk or to join in on some watersports.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 7 - Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

Antigua’s captivating horseshoe-shaped natural harbour provides a unique insight into the Caribbean’s yachting world. From the harbour, discover the old inns, charming pubs and weather-worn bollards, all of which reflect the region’s naval history. Or, relax on one of the pristine white-sanded beaches admiring both the glistening sea and the surrounding lush-green landscapes.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 8 - Basseterre, St Kitts

This morning we dock in Basseterre, St Kitts’ wonderful capital and one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean. You can discover the island’s history at the National Museum. Many attractions include a 125-acre golf course and the treasured Fairview Great House and Botanical Gardens - an impressive 18th century house featuring exquisite interiors and delightful gardens of wonderful flowers, trees and shrubs. Then spend your afternoon on the powdery sands of South Friar’s Bay, perfect for soaking up the warm Caribbean sun.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 9 - Terre de Haut, Iles des Saintes

Terre de Haut is the largest island of the eight which form Iles des Saintes; surrounded by calm, clear waters perfect for snorkelling, diving and watersports. Terre de Haut boasts undulating lush-green landscapes and picturesque villages filled with narrow lanes and whitewashed and red-roofed houses. This effortlessly scenic island is ideal for relaxing, whether it be on the glorious beaches or watching life pass by from the harbour.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 10 - Martinique

Martinique is bursting with French Caribbean charm and breathtaking natural beauty with Mont Pelée, its crowning glory. The sophisticated island hosts marvellous natural wonders including miles of beautiful beaches, pretty bays and landscapes ideal for hiking. You won’t be able to resist the spicy Creole cooking and tempting boutiques in Fort de France. Perhaps visit the hulking 17th century fortress of Fort Saint Louis, used by the French Navy as recently as 2014.

Royal Clipper (4T)

Day 11 Bridgetown - In flight

This morning we say farewell to Royal Clipper and enjoy a delightful island tour including a visit to Sunbury Plantation House. This historic landmark was built around 1660 by one of the first settlers on the island and now possesses one of the country's superior collections of antiques, showing domestic life on the plantation and the tools for working the land. A buffet lunch has been arranged for today. Later, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

In flight


VIP Inbound

Day 12 UK

Upon arrival your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

Arrive Home


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Important information about your destination

Please note: The steps of the internal stairways are short and steep, as in all sailing vessels, and therefore this ship cannot be recommended for anyone with walking disabilities. The deposit due for this holiday is £400pp

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Windward Barbados

12 days from £3,499) per person