Blue Water Holidays
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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Caribbean Island Treasures

Discover pristine beaches, breathtaking scenery and incredible architecture as you visit six stunning Caribbean islands including Puerto Rico, Antigua and St Lucia, on this brand new cruise from Miami. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions

Fly Cruise
11 nights from £3590pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • St Martin
  • St John's, Antigua
  • St Lucia
  • Basseterre
  • Charlotte Amalie

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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This relaxing Caribbean cruise showcases six of the Caribbean's best-loved islands, each offering outstanding natural beauty and a wealth of architectural treasures.

Discover the impressive monuments and plazas of San Juan during your time on the picturesque island of Puerto Rico, before cruising to the stunning island of St Martin, a fascinating mix of French and Dutch culture. Continue to Antigua where an interesting guided tour uncovers the island's rich history, with highlights including English Harbour, used by the British fleet in the 18th century, and Nelson's Dockyard, named for Admiral Horatio Nelson.

Explore the mountainous island of St Lucia in the shadow of the dramatic Pitons. Enjoy incredible panoramic views from the beautiful suburb of Morne Fortune and the Marquis Estate, once the largest banana plantation on the island. Your ship then sets sail for St Kitts where there is a tour of pretty Basseterre taking in the spectacular Berkeley Memorial Clock Tower, Independence Square and Fairview Great House and Botanical Garden. St Thomas' capital, Charlotte Amalie, is situated in one of the most beautiful harbours in the region. During your time here, take in the serene vistas from the famous Mountain Top as part of a relaxing scenic drive.

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Caribbean Island Treasures Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Miami (USA)

Fly from the UK to Miami and embark your ship.

Days 2-3 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a couple of relaxing days at sea.

Day 4 - San Juan (Puerto Rico)

Discover the important monuments and plazas of San Juan on a guided walking tour. Begin at the impressive Fort San Cristobal set against a stunning backdrop, before continuing to the governor's mansion at the Plazuela de la Rogativa. Pass the San Juan Gate which once encircled the city, and admire the neoclassical Cathedral of San Juan Bautista. Finally, arrive at the Plaza de Armas to view the Four Seasons Fountain. Optional tours include a visit to the El Yunque rainforest, horseback riding in the foothills of the rainforest, and a trip to a working coffee plantation.

Day 5 - Philipsburg (St Martin)

Explore two countries on one island as you arrive on St Martin. Enjoy a drive through the colourful city of Philipsburg passing landmarks including the Great Salt Pond and Hope Hill, en route to Marigot. Spend time at leisure and visit Simpson Bay or stroll through a tropical garden. Stop at the renowned Carousel Bar and Gelato, then enjoy a complimentary ride on the Venetian carousel and see the village of Cole Bay. There is also a stop at the famed Rotary Lookout Point. There is also a choice of optional excursions including a private perfume class, a snorkelling trip and a visit to the Topper's Rum Distillery.

Day 6 - St John's (Antigua)

Antigua was once Britain's 'Gateway to the Caribbean'. Uncover Antigua's rich past and stunning landscapes on a guided tour. Drive into the countryside past pretty villages before arriving at English Harbour, used by the British fleet in the 18th century. Enjoy panoramic views from Shirley Heights Lookout. Continue to Nelson's Dockyard, named for Admiral Horatio Nelson. Discover the Admiral's Inn, museum and art gallery. Alternative excursions are available at an additional cost including a helicopter flight over Montserrat, a catamaran cruise with lobster lunch, and a 4x4 off-road adventure.

Day 7 - Castries (St Lucia)

Arrive at the mountainous island of St Lucia, renowned for the soaring Pitons. Enjoy a short tour of Castries before ascending to the suburb of Morne Fortune to enjoy panoramic views across the city. At the Morne complex, see the Inniskilling Monument, before enjoying a drive along hillside byways to La Guerre. Take in spectacular views of the Marquis Estate, once the largest banana plantation on the island. Continue to Stony Hill, a private home, where you'll enjoy a cool refreshment. There is the opportunity to join one of the optional excursions. Discover St Lucia's dense rainforest on an open air gondola, try helmet diving at Pigeon Island, or opt for whale watching.

Day 8 - Basseterre (St Kitts)

St Kitts was Britain's first Caribbean settlement and had a huge sugar boom. Head into Basseterre and admire the impressive Victorian and Georgian architecture. See the Berkeley Memorial Clock Tower and Independence Square, before stopping at Fairview Great House and Botanical Garden. Explore the well-preserved rooms including the original kitchen, then follow the stone bridge to the tropical botanical garden. Today's optional excursions include an island drive, a ride on the St Kitts railway, and a kayaking trip.

Day 9 - Charlotte Amalie (St Thomas)

St Thomas' capital, Charlotte Amalie, is located on one of the most beautiful harbours in the region. Enjoy a scenic drive along a breathtaking route, making frequent stops to take in the incredible vistas. The highlight of the excursion is the famous Mountain Top. Later, stroll around the shopping area and taste the local rum or banana daiquiri. Alternative excursions are available at an additional cost, including a relaxing catamaran cruise, and a walking tour showcasing the hidden treasures of St Thomas.

Days 10-11 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a relaxing couple of days at sea.

Day 11 - Miami (USA) - UK

Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 11-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Additional Information

  • Included Excursions:
  • Puerto Rico Historic Old San Juan Walking Tour
  • St Martin Scenic St Martin Tour
  • Antigua Amazing Antigua Tour
  • St Lucia St Lucia Panorama Tour
  • St Kitts Historic Basseterre and Fairview Great House Tour
  • St Thomas Scenic Island Tour including Mountain Top
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