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Escape the mammoth floating hotels with thousands of tourists and get to know the real Caribbean on a small ship cruise that has exclusive access to the hidden coves, vibrant reefs, & small port cities that the bigger ships simply can't reach. Just because you're on a smaller boat doesn't mean you have to sacrifice luxury, especially on ships like the Ponant or the Voyager. If you want a truly unique and relaxing experience, consider booking your trip on a small sailboat like the Liberty Clipper, the Mandalay, or the Panorama. Adventure Life's team of Caribbean specialists can answer any of your questions about your Caribbean vacation.
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Grenada at night - Mandalay
$1,599
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Sailing the Grenadines

7 Day Itinerary aboard Mandalay
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters
  • Enjoy Bloody Marys at sunrise
  • Partake in nightly activities
  • Rise early & search for marine life
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy a week in the Southern Caribbean sailing the Grenadines on board the Mandalay. Cruise through turquoise waters, watch for marinelife, and relax on white sand beaches as you escape to these remote islands. While onboard learn how to raise the sails, take a turn at the helm, or just relax on …
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Enjoy a ride around the islands.
$1,299
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Bahamas Sailing Adventure

7 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Explore the Out Islands
  • Learn how to sail and steer
  • Encounter unique wildlife
  • Kayak, snorkel, or paddle board
Activities: Kayaking, Sailing Schooner, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Set sail for new horizons on a barefoot 7-day cruise in the Bahamas. On the 125-foot schooner, the tall ship Liberty Clipper, explore the Out Islands of the Bahamas from this majestic windjammer. Be welcomed aboard by expert crew who are there for your safety and enjoyment. From qualified Captains …
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The Capitol in Havana
$10,980
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Circumnavigation of Cuba

14 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky (ZE)
  • Visit a local family-run farm
  • Explore Rio Canimar's Nature Park
  • Admire Cuba's historical sites
  • Enjoy the Museum of Natural History
  • Join unique adventure options
Activities: Hiking, Horseback Riding, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Delight yourself with magnificent Cuban culture in this 14-day circumnavigation of the charming island. Explore all the wonders this exclusive region has to offer with its historical buildings and paradisical white-sand beaches.Stroll the atmospheric streets of Havana to discover stunning colonial …
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Anses d'Arlet village, Martinique, West Indies
$9,595
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Caribbean: Round-trip Bridgetown 2017

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Enjoy luxurious St. Barts
  • Discover the ÎIes des Saintes
  • Snorkel the Tobago Cays
  • Visit Grenada, the island of spice
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Spend the holidays on thisunforgettable 15-day cruise exploring Caribbean hotspots. Enjoy stunning volcanic sceneries and island hideaways on the sunny side of the Lesser Antilles and the Grenadines. Discover the unique charm of this exclusive region - with more than 60 islands and reefs (of which …
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Enjoy a blissful snorkeling trip.
$8,095
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Caribbean: Barbados to Antigua

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Admire Port Elizabeth on Bequia
  • Snorkel the Tobago Cays
  • Explore the Brimstone Hill Fortress
  • Enjoy ÎIes des Saintes
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy the spectacular pastels of the Caribbean while sailing into the sun along famous pirate routes. When the Sea Cloud meets the Sea Cloud II against an exquisite Caribbean backdrop and they sail together, there is a real sense of joy at the reunion of these two ships. One moment, the windjammers …
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The Pitons of St. Lucia
$12,980
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Hidden Gems of the Caribbean

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Ponant (ZE)
  • Visit little-explored Grenadines
  • Seek out a variety of endemic birds
  • Snorkel or dive to discover reefs
  • Learn the history of the islands
Activities: Hiking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the lesser-known island gems of the eastern Caribbean on an itinerary exclusively designed to take you far from the standard cruise ship routes. Join Le Ponant on this 12-day journey, discovering several of the idyllic islands thatcomprise the little-explored Grenadines, an island chain in …
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A green heron found in the Caribbean
$6,995
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Caribbean: St. John's to Bridgetown

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Explore Virgin Gorda
  • Enjoy sophisticated St. Barthélemy
  • Discover Port Elizabeth, Bequia
  • Visit charming Dominica
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this exclusive 11-day adventure, admire the blue waters of the region, and disembark daily to discover small towns with cobbled streets and amazing European style - the Caribbean Islands are a real dream destination. People from all over the world dream of their perfect tropically warm waters …
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Sea turtle
$2,799
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Round-trip Bridgetown via St. Lucia

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream I
  • Helicopter ride across St Lucia
  • Enjoy a catamaran ride to Mustique
  • Discover the Southern Grenadines
  • Kayak at Grande Anse
Activities: Fishing, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Sun and sand are yours on this exceptional 8-day round-trip Barbados cruise. Begin your island journey in Bridgetown and make your way to the beautiful Rodney and Soufriere Bays, Port Elizabeth, and the stunning Canouan and Union Islands. Disembark daily to explore colorful markets and snorkel, …
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The Pitons of St. Lucia
$6,595
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Caribbean: Round-trip Barbados

10 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud
  • Discover the Argyle waterfall
  • Hike the Morne Gazo trail
  • Snorkel the Tobago Cays
  • Visit volcanic sulphur springs
Activities: Hiking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
This wonderful 10-day cruise has everything you're looking for to make your Caribbean experience unforgettable, offering picture-perfect beaches,deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, and waterfalls. Visit snorkelers’ paradise in the Tobago Cays, where its famous Horseshoe Reef encloses …
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Caribbean
$6,895
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Caribbean: Barbados to Antigua

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Visit a turtle sanctuary on Bequia
  • Snorkel along the Tobago Cays
  • Admire volcanic sulphur springs
  • Discover the famous Baths
Activities: Hiking, Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Exchange the winter blues for the pastels of the Caribbean, sailing into the sun along famous pirate routes. Visit Gustavia, located on well-known St Barthélemy, a top holiday destination for the rich and famous from around the world. Its red roof houses nestled into the green hills look …
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Snorkel in the Baths of the Virgin Islands
$6,995
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Caribbean: Antigua to Barbados

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Explore Brimstone Hill Fortress
  • Visit a botanical garden
  • Snorkel along the Tobago Cays
  • Hike the Morne Gazo trail
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the Sea Cloud II on this 11-day cruise discovering Caribbean hot spots. Enjoy exclusive picture-perfect beaches, deep volcanic lakes, dense rainforests, amazing waterfalls, and small river courses that form the primordial backdrop of the island’s sugar cane fields and spice plantations. …
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Snorkel in the Baths of the Virgin Islands
$4,699
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Charlotte Amalie to Charlotte Amalie

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream II
  • Ride a jet above St. Thomas
  • Visit The Baths at Virgin Gorda
  • Enjoy the ambience of White Bay
  • Hike Saba's Crispeen Track
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the SeaDream ll on the journey of a lifetime across the Caribbean, starting and ending at the incredible island of St.Thomas and exploring this wonderful archipelago. Ecologically and culturally recognized for its pure beauty, this magical destination is among the world’s most …
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Snorkel in the shallows of the Caribbean as you sail its tropical waters
$4,699
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Marigot to Bridgetown via Anguilla

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream I
  • Explore St. Lucia by helicopter
  • Zip-line across St. Martin
  • Discover the Southern Grenadines
  • Snorkel at St. Barts
Activities: Fishing, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Caribbean hotspots on this unique 8-day adventure cruising between Marigot to Bridgetown. Visit St. Martin and spend your day finding the perfect fishing spot forblue marlin, tuna, swordfish, mahi-mahi, white marlin, sailfish, wahoo, barracuda, and more! Discover the benefits of paddling a …
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Famous colorful huts in Barbados
$3,599
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Bridgetown to Marigot

10 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream I
  • Hike through beautiful Saba
  • Participate in the America's Cup
  • Enjoy an extreme Marigot zip-line
  • Kayak and discover Les Saintes
Activities: Fishing, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy the Caribbean's famous and perfect tropical weather on this incredible 10-day cruise from Bridgetown to Marigot. Visit picturesque Palm Island, and discover its small town delights whilst doing some shopping for local crafts, souvenirs, or tropical fruits, jams, jellies or preserves. …
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Iconic vintage car on a street in Havana
$5,242
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Sights and Sounds of Cuba: Havana to Cienfuegos

8 Day Itinerary aboard Variety Voyager
  • Enjoy charming Havana
  • Listen and dance to salsa music
  • Visit Guanahacabibes National Park
  • Explore Presidio Modelo
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Imagine going back to other times - the culture, music, art, and people of Cuba await! Enjoy lively beats, picture-perfect beaches, and narrow city streets with colonial charm on this incredible 8-day cruise. Witness a mixture of beautiful old baroque and neo-classical monuments, arcades and …
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Picturesque Cuba
$5,242
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Sights and Sounds of Cuba: Cienfuegos to Havana

8 Day Itinerary aboard Variety Voyager
  • Explore enchancting Cienfuegos
  • Visit the colonial city of Trinidad
  • Enjoy sightseeing in Nueva Gerona
  • Snorkel at Maria La Gorda
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration
Activity Level: Relaxed
Start your "bucket list" cruise in the enchanting and French-styled city of Cienfuegos, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the graphic arts workshop and attend a local musical performance. Discover Trinidad'srich architecture, cobblestone streets, palaces and plazas - it is …
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A snorkeler walking along a white sandy beach.
$4,895
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Caribbean: Round-trip Antigua

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Cloud II
  • Visit a turtle sanctuary
  • Snorkel the Tobago Cays
  • Explore Cabrits National Park
  • Enjoy ÎIes des Saintes
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level: Relaxed
Caribbean joie de vivre, nature in all its glory, and French holiday flair. For many, life under water is a fascinating world – one that becomes even more magical the closer you get. The Tobago Cays’ Horseshoe Reef is such a place. This horseshoe-shaped coral reef encloses four small …
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Mayreau Island, St Vincent and Grenadines
$3,199
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Bridgetown to Bridgetown via Bequia

8 Day Itinerary aboard SeaDream I
  • Explore unspoiled Canouan Island
  • Visit Union Island
  • Snorkel at Tobago Cays
  • Discover Mayreau
Activities: Biking, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy some water sports, relax on one of the most beautiful beachesin the world, or hike through magical landscapes on this 8-day adventure sailing across the Caribbean. Visit Pigeon Island National Park, witness the ruins of military buildings, and discover the signature Caviar Splash and Beach …
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