Relax in beautiful Barbados before cruising the spice islands on the stunning Royal Clipper

Royal Clipper for a seven-night cruise and enjoy a free cabin upgrade exclusively for GH readers.

You'll visit some of the Caribbean's most picturesque islands, including Martinique and St Lucia. The tallest in the Star Clippers fleet, there's little to compare to sailing across the waves as she unfurls her 42 sails. Royal Clipper for a seven-night cruise and enjoy a free cabin upgrade exclusively for GH readers.

You'll visit some of the Caribbean's most picturesque islands, including Martinique and St Lucia. The tallest in the Star Clippers fleet, there's little to compare to sailing across the waves as she unfurls her 42 sails.

SAIL ON ROYAL CLIPPER
Holding around 227 guests in luxurious style, the on board service, food and facilities rival those of a private yacht. With an elegant dining room serving gourmet dishes, a well-stocked library, three swimming pools, a spa and a health club with underwater glass portholes, Royal Clipper has everything you need.

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION
All but six of the 112 cabins are outside, and their beautiful decor features brass and mahogany, marble bathrooms and TVs with in-house videos. The 14 deluxe suites offer the ultimate in comfort, including a private veranda, whirlpool bath and 24-hour room service.

THE SPICE ISLANDS
Depending on the itinerary you choose, you could explore Grenada and its dramatic waterfalls; the smallest inhabited island of the Grenadines, Mayreau; Bequia's natural harbour; and the breathtaking landscapes of St Lucia.

UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES
As well as the stunning scenery and scents of spices, you'll be able to stroll along deserted beaches or through coconut plantations, try to spot dolphins or humpback and sperm whales, and have the chance to swim with turtles at a sanctuary in Bequia.

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Price includes

  • Choose from two amazing itineraries.
  • Return flights from London to Barbados
  • Stay for five nights in the Luxury Included® Sandals Barbados resort.
  • Spend seven nights cruising the Caribbean aboard Royal Clipper.
  • Receive a free cabin upgrade**.
  • Enjoy executive lounge access in London prior to your flight.
  • Use the ship's watersports and snorkelling equipment.
  • Resort transfers.

Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Jan 1, 2021
To
Thu, Thu, Jan 14, 2021
Duration
14 Days
Price per person
£3,399*
* *Price based on two sharing a room on 21 December 2021 departure on Itinerary 2. Subject to availability. Single supplement applies. **Subject to availability. Max category upgrade from 3 to 2. Trip is protected by Atol (3973) and The Global Travel Group’s Consumer Protection Guarantee Scheme. Holidays are operated by and subject to booking conditions of Star Clippers, a company wholly independent of Hearst UK. Cancellation policy as per Cruise Direction standard T&Cs (cruisedirection.co.uk/bookingconditions). This offer is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. Always check the FCO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
From
Wed, Wed, Dec 1, 2021
To
Tue, Tue, Dec 14, 2021
Duration
14 Days
Price per person
£3,699*
* *Price based on two sharing a room on 21 December 2021 departure on Itinerary 2. Subject to availability. Single supplement applies. **Subject to availability. Max category upgrade from 3 to 2. Trip is protected by Atol (3973) and The Global Travel Group’s Consumer Protection Guarantee Scheme. Holidays are operated by and subject to booking conditions of Star Clippers, a company wholly independent of Hearst UK. Cancellation policy as per Cruise Direction standard T&Cs (cruisedirection.co.uk/bookingconditions). This offer is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. Always check the FCO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Fly to Barbados
    Bridgetown, Barbados

    Today you'll fly direct to Bridgetown. On arrival, you will be greeted at the airport for a private transfer to Sandals Barbados: your five-star home for the next five nights.

    Meals - Dinner
  2. Days
    2-6
    Barbados hotel stay
    Speightstown, Barbados

    On arrival in Barbados, you'll spend five nights at the Luxury Included® Sandals Barbados. Winner of the World Travel Awards Caribbean's Leading Resort 2019 and known for its outstanding service, this adults-only resort has three pools, a gym, spa and 11 restaurants overlooking postcard-worthy white sand. Enjoy the sun and the surf, and the day and evening entertainment to relaxed calypso beats.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  3. Day
    7
    Bridgetown - Embark Royal Clipper
    Bridgetown, Barbados

    Embarking the statuesque Royal Clipper, the tallest in the Star Clippers fleet, you'll get comfortable in anticipation of your seven-day cruise around the Caribbean. There's nothing quite like the feeling of flying across the waves as she unfurls her complements of 42 sails - she certainly draws looks in port. On board there's every luxury you could possibly imagine, from an elegant three-tiered dining room serving gourmet dishes to a well-stocked library and spa.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  4. Day
    8
    Rodney Bay, St Lucia or Captains Best, Grenadines
    Captain's Best, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    ITINERARY ONE
    A lush island of tropical beauty, St. Lucia's 238 square miles are covered with rainforest, banana plantations, palm-lined beaches, mountains and even a drive-in volcano. 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.

    ITINERARY TWO
    The Grenadines is made up of thirty islands, some of them barely big enough to accommodate a sun-lounger and many of them uninhabited. You'll call on one of these Islands, chosen by the captain, for a relaxing, no-frills beach day under the Caribbean sun.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    9
    Cabrits, Dominica or St Georges, Grenada
    Saint George's, Grenada

    ITINERARY ONE
    Sail towards Cabrits today, 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.

    ITINERARY TWO
    The tropical flavours of Grenada reflect the island's heritage as a spice island: the flavoursome cuisine is heady with the aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla, which is still grown and farmed on the island. The horseshoe-shaped promenade at Carenage curls its way around the bay of St George's, bobbing with colourful fishing boats.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    10
    Falmouth Harbour, Antigua or Tobago Cays, Grenadines
    Tobago Cays, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    ITINERARY ONE
    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.

    ITINERARY TWO
    A group of five tiny islands fringed with coral reefs, Tobago Cays are only accessible by boat on a day trip from one of the main islands on the Grenadines. Enjoy world-class snorkelling in the azure waters where sea turtles swim amongst corals, or laze on sugar-white beaches. The islands are uninhabited so you may even get a whole stretch of beach to yourself.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    11
    Basseterre and South Friar’s Bay, St Kitts or St Vincent/Bequia, Grenadines
    Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    ITINERARY ONE
    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.

    ITINERARY TWO
    The island of St Vincent conjures up visions of idyllic Caribbean island living, with an array of
    deserted white beaches, while its capital Kingstown is home to one of the world's oldest botanical gardens. Star Clipper usually anchors offshore in the lee of the ruggedly beautiful Young Island, just off
    the tip of St Vincent.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    12
    Terre-de-Haut, Îles des Saintes or Fort de France, Martinique
    Fort-de-France, Martinique

    ITINERARY ONE
    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.

    ITINERARY TWO
    The French-inspired island of Martinique is wild and mysterious, like France with a tropical twist. Pulling into the port of Fort de France, inhale the spicy scents of fiery Creole cooking from the many waterside restaurants and plan a shopping trip to the many tempting boutiques.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day
    13
    Beach, Martinique or Marigot Bay, St Lucia
    Marigot Bay, Saint Lucia

    ITINERARY ONE
    The French-inspired island of Martinique is wild and mysterious, like France with a tropical twist. Pulling into the port of Fort de France, inhale the spicy scents of fiery Creole cooking from the many waterside restaurants and plan a shopping trip to the many tempting boutiques.

    ITINERARY TWO
    The island of St Lucia is home to some of the Caribbean's most jaw-dropping landscapes, with icing sugar-soft beaches shaded by drooping palms and lush jungle-clad hills. The port of Soufrière was named after a nearby volcano, from which you can explore Diamond Falls waterfall and the mineral baths, where you can take refreshing dip after a walk through the gardens.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day
    14
    Bridgetown - Disembark Royal Clipper
    Bridgetown, Barbados

    You'll return to where you started, disembarking on the rugged east coast of Barbados in the charming capital of Bridgetown for your flight home.

    Meals - Breakfast

Accommodation

Royal Clipper

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Cruise ship

The spectacular 439-foot Royal Clipper is the pride of the Star Clippers fleet and the largest full-rigged sailing ship in the world.

While on board, you will enjoy modern facilities, luxury cabins, expansive on-deck spaces to unwind and relax (including three swimming pools), a three-tiered dining room, a superb restaurant, the unique Captain Nemo Lounge (where you can survey the sea-life through glass portholes below the waterline), plus a library, health club and spa.

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Availability

From
Fri, Fri, Jan 1, 2021
To
Thu, Thu, Jan 14, 2021
Duration
14 Days
Price per person
£3,399*
* *Price based on two sharing a room on 21 December 2021 departure on Itinerary 2. Subject to availability. Single supplement applies. **Subject to availability. Max category upgrade from 3 to 2. Trip is protected by Atol (3973) and The Global Travel Group’s Consumer Protection Guarantee Scheme. Holidays are operated by and subject to booking conditions of Star Clippers, a company wholly independent of Hearst UK. Cancellation policy as per Cruise Direction standard T&Cs (cruisedirection.co.uk/bookingconditions). This offer is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. Always check the FCO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
From
Wed, Wed, Dec 1, 2021
To
Tue, Tue, Dec 14, 2021
Duration
14 Days
Price per person
£3,699*
* *Price based on two sharing a room on 21 December 2021 departure on Itinerary 2. Subject to availability. Single supplement applies. **Subject to availability. Max category upgrade from 3 to 2. Trip is protected by Atol (3973) and The Global Travel Group’s Consumer Protection Guarantee Scheme. Holidays are operated by and subject to booking conditions of Star Clippers, a company wholly independent of Hearst UK. Cancellation policy as per Cruise Direction standard T&Cs (cruisedirection.co.uk/bookingconditions). This offer is exclusive to Hearst UK and may be promoted by other Hearst brands. Always check the FCO travel advice, as it includes the very latest information on safety, security, travel warnings and health. For more information, visit gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice.
Call now to book 01462323734
Quote ref: GOODHK ROYAL CLIPPER