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Historic harbours, remote beaches, and sailing adventures

10 Night Itinerary from  £4,644

Windward Tour

Enjoy 3-nights at an historic boutique hotel in Barbados and explore the fascinating history of the gorgeous Windward Islands on a relaxing cruise aboard the luxurious Royal Clipper.

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Tour Route

Travel Highlights

  • Departing the UK: 3, 17, 31 Jan, 14, 28 Feb, 13 Mar, 11, 25 Dec 2024; 8,22 Jan, 5, 19 Feb and 5 Mar 2025  
  • Enjoy a 3-night stay at the Atlantis Historic Inn on the rugged east coast of Barbados
  • Take a 7-night Royal Clipper cruise with all meals, port transfers and port taxes included
  • Be invigorated by joys of sailing in the style of the golden age of travel
  • Explore the colonial architecture in Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados
  • Admire scenic St Lucia, with the famous Pitons, waterfalls and spas
  • Sail to Dominica, an island known for it natural wonders and lush interior
  • Discover the history of pirates and traders in Antigua
  • Relax in the exotic islands of St Kitts, Les Saintes and Martinique
  • Extend your stay in Barbados

This itinerary can be tailored to your preferences by our specialist advisors, who can provide a guaranteed price based on your choice of route, duration, flights, hotels, transport and excursions.

Tour Itinerary

Ocean View room

Fly to Barbados - 1 Night

Days 1-3 - Fly to Barbados & transfer to Atlantis Historic Inn

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Monday, 20 May 2024

Fly to Barbados & transfer to Atlantis Historic Inn

Depart the UK on a daytime flight to Bridgetown. On arrival, transfer to the Atlantis Historic Inn for a 3-night stay including breakfast.

Spend 2 days relaxing on the beach or exploring the gardens and historic sites, such as George Washington House in this most charming, historical boutique hotel.  

Atlantis Historic Inn

Barbados - First Hotel

The Atlantis Historic Inn is an elegant historic boutique hotel dating back to the 1800s, located in the quaint fishing village of Tent Bay, St. Joseph overlooking the spectacular Atlantic Ocean.

The hotel has just 9 rooms, with a choice of Coastal View rooms, Ocean View rooms and a couple of 2-bedroom cottages (ideal for families with a master bedroom and second bedroom with 2 single beds and a kitchen). All rooms are air-conditioned with king size beds, private bathrooms, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi.

Public areas include a swimming pool with loungers and umbrellas as well as a rustic, bamboo cabana, There is direct access to the beach and the hotel is within walking distance to natural, reef pools.

The restaurant offers stunning views of the ocean and delicious Caribbean and International cuisine.

There is much to do in this part of Barbados, including nature walks along the old, railway track, hike through the clay hills, or explore the nearby Andromeda Botanic Gardens. Other gardens are Farley Hill Park, Hunte’s Garden and Welchman Hall Gully. Other attractions are St Nicholas Abbey and George Washington House.

There is a choice of beautiful beaches (in addition to the beach at the hotel) to enjoy a day out too.

The rates include breakfast.

Atlantis Historic Inn
Nearby botanical gardens

Exploring Barbados - 1 Night

Day 2 - Exploring Barbados

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Tuesday, 21 May 2024

Exploring Barbados

Relax at the hotel or on the beach, enjoy a nature walks along the old, railway track, hike through the clay hills, or explore the nearby Andromeda Botanic Gardens. Other gardens are Farley Hill Park, Hunte’s Garden and Welchman Hall Gully. Other attractions are St Nicholas Abbey and George Washington House.

 

Relax on the beach

At leisure - 1 Night

Day 3 - At leisure 

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Wednesday, 22 May 2024

At leisure

A chance to relax in this most charming hotel.

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Embark Royal Clipper in Bridgetown - 1 Night

Day 4 - Transfer to Bridgetown and embark the Royal Clipper

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Thursday, 23 May 2024

Transfer to Bridgetown and embark the Royal Clipper

Morning at leisure at the Atlantis Historic Inn. In the afternoon, transfer to the port and embark the Royal Clipper for your 7-night cruise including all meals. 

Royal Clipper

Barbados - Luxury Motor Yacht

Inspired by the tall ship Preussen, the Royal Clipper has the proud distinction of being the largest and only five-masted full-rigged sailing ship built since her predecessor was launched at the beginning of the last century.

With her complement of 42 sails, Royal Clipper is a splendid sight to behold. You might think she was an apparition from the grand age of sail, but Royal Clipper is as new as tomorrow, boasting state-of-the-art navigation systems and all the comfort of today.

For connoisseurs of sail cruising, the 134 metres Royal Clipper offers the ultimate sea-going experience, balancing the grandeur, adventure and tradition of sailing with the superb service, amenities and accommodations of the finest modern yacht. Royal Clipper carries just 227 guests in luxurious style.  A full 1760 square metres of open deck and three swimming pools create a wonderfully spacious and expansive outdoor environment.

Public areas include the sun deck, swimming pool, dining room, bar, lounge, gym, and spa.

The rates include all meals and tenders to each port of call. Port taxes are extra.

 

Royal Clipper
Enjoy sailing in the beautiful Caribbean

Rodney Bay, St Lucia - 1 Night

Day 5 - Rodney Bay, St Lucia

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Friday, 24 May 2024

Rodney Bay, St Lucia

A lush island of tropical beauty, St. Lucia is part of the Windward Islands. Its 238 square miles are covered with rain forests, banana plantations, palm lined beaches, mountains and even a drive-in volcano. Prettier sights are to be seen at Diamond Falls and Mineral Baths where you can walk the gardens and take a dip in the pool under the waterfalls. One of St. Lucia's truly spectacular attractions is the Pitons, two volcanic cones rising up from the sea that have become a symbol of the island itself. Today, St. Lucia offers its guests a wide range of natural charm with beautiful beaches, lush scenery, fishing villages unchanged by time and friendly Caribbean hospitality.

Poc Anguilla

Cabrits, Dominica - 1 Night

Day 6 - Sail to Cabrits, Dominica

 

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Saturday, 25 May 2024

Sail to Cabrits, Dominica

The charming four-masted Star Flyer and the magnificent five-masted Royal Clipper will sail alongside each other as passengers travel towards Cabrits, on the north-western tip of Dominica. This breath-taking 525-hectare national park is home to a beautiful tropical forest, vibrant coral reefs and wetlands that are teeming with native wildlife. It is also home to Fort Shirley – a restored 18th-century British garrison that offers panoramic views of Prince Rupert Bay.

Dominica is a dream-like island, full of surprises. Glide through a steamy orchid-festooned rainforest in a fascinating boat ride or hike to breathtaking Trafalgar Falls and a bubbling lake.

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Falmouth Harbour, Antigua - 1 Night

Day 7 - Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

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Sunday, 26 May 2024

Falmouth Harbour, Antigua

The dockyards, marinas, old inns, venerable pubs and convivial crowds of sun-tanned yacht crews- this is the epicentre of the Caribbean yachting world. Today, every faded pink brick and weather-worn bollard of Nelson's Dockyard evokes the presence of the greatest naval commander in history.

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St Kitts - 1 Night

Day 8 - St Kitts

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Monday, 27 May 2024

St Kitts

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.

Royal Clipper in a Caribbean Harbour

Les Saintes - 1 Night

Day 9 - Les Saintes

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Tuesday, 28 May 2024

Les Saintes

Les Saintes is a thoroughly entrancing group of islands lying off Guadeloupe. You'll enjoy the superb beaches, snorkelling, diving and other watersports on offer.

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Martinique - 1 Night

Day 10 - Martinique

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Wednesday, 29 May 2024

Martinique

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.

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Bridgetown - 0 Nights

Day 11 - Disembark in Bridgetown & fly back to the UK

Day 12 - Arrive in the UK

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Thursday, 30 May 2024

Disembark in Bridgetown & fly back to the UK

We arrive back in Bridgetown and disembark after breakfast. After a relaxing day, transfer to the airport for your overnight flight back to the UK.


Friday, 31 May 2024

Arrive in the UK

Arrive back in the UK in the morning.

Price Guidelines

Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates January-March 2024 and 2025 Dec 2023 & 2024
Room Arrangement Deluxe Deluxe
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £4,644 £5,912

Prices are a guideline and per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.


What's Included

  • 12 Days/11 Nights
  • International flights (1 overnight)
  • Transfers
  • 3-night stay at the Atlantis Historic Inn, Barbados including breakfast
  • 7-night Royal Clipper Windward cruise including all meals and transfers in port
  • Port taxes
  • All transfers
  • Prices are per person
  • Prices for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Easter on request

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