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Aruba to Antigua

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Royal Clipper
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Swim and snorkel amidst the beautiful, pristine waters of the Caribbean Sea on this 8-day expedition aboard Royal Clipper. Sail away from your everyday life and find tropical bliss in the islands. From hidden coves and secret beaches to exotic markets and lively cafés, discover the best of this region with one single Caribbean cruise. Sandy beaches, turquoise waters, lush mountains, and beautiful waterfalls blend with the music, tastes, and joie de vivre unique to the Caribbean life.
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Highlights
  • Visit St. Anna Bay, an incongruous vision of a tropical Amsterdam
  • Discover the best diving in the Caribbean, Bonaire
  • Enjoy the aromas of cinnamon & vanilla baking in the sun at Grenada
  • Explore the lush island of St. Lucia and enjoy its natural beauty
Trip Type:
  • Small Ship
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Oranjestad, Aruba | Embark

Bon boni means welcome in the local dialect, Papiamento, and it's universally understood by all who visit little Aruba. Just 15 miles from Venezuela, this almost independent nation still has a ceremonial Dutch Governor General. Once it depended on oil for income, but tourism is the new king. No wonder Aruba's endless beaches and spectacular diving are too tempting to pass up.

Day 2: Willemstad, Curacao

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The gabled houses and warehouses of Dutch colonial Willemstad march in tight formation along the entrance to St. Anna Bay, an incongruous vision of a tropical Amsterdam where the floating market sells mangos and papayas instead of tulips. In Curacao's interior cunucu, a few Dutch landhuis or farm owners still wrest a living by ranching on the near-desert soil.

Day 3: Kralendijk, Bonaire

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Pink flamingoes, divi-divi trees, Papiamento and the best diving in the Caribbean - You can only be in Bonaire. The blinding white salt flats of Bonaire were once marked by tall obelisks of red, white, blue and orange (the colors of the old Dutch flag) to guide mariners. Today they are marked by clouds of pink - enormous flocks (500 or more!) of fluttering flamingoes feasting on the orange brine shrimp that gives the flamingoes their unmistakable color.

Day 4: At Sea

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Each Star Clippers ship offers a traditional and elegant way to see the world. Feel the wind fill the sails and gently carry you from one gorgeous destination to the next. During your time on board, you can choose to relax on a sun lounger or cool off in one of the pools on the top deck, while more adventurous passengers may enjoy the opportunity to climb the rigging or even have a go at steering the ship. Alternatively, you can wander the interior areas of the ship and discover relaxing lounges, a revitalizing spa (Royal Clipper only) and a peaceful library.

Day 5: St. George's, Grenada

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The aromas of nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla baking in the sun - these are the tropical flavors of Grenada. From the horseshoe shaped Carenage at St. George's, follow the Sendall Tunnel (hand-built in 1895) to the Esplanade and old Ft. George for a spectacular view of Grenada.

Day 6: Soufriere Bay, St. Lucia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Marigot Bay, one of the prettiest anchorages in the Caribbean, is surrounded by lush hills and ringed by drooping coconut palms. Our alternate stop, the little Port Town of Soufrière was named after a nearby volcano. Prettier sights are to be seen at Diamond Falls and Mineral Baths where you can walk through the gardens and take a dip in the pool under the waterfalls.

Day 7: Deshaies, Guadeloupe

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Guadeloupe looks like a butterfly from the air. Its giant wings are actually two islands, separated by the Rivière Salée, a natural salt water channel. Basse Terre, the southern or leeward part of Guadeloupe, is lush and rugged, dominated by La Soufrière. A stream of boiling water gushes from the top of the 4,800-ft. mountain, reminding you that this volcano is not dormant, but very much alive.

Day 8: St. John's, Antigua | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
The dockyards, marinas, old inns, venerable pubs and convivial crowds of sun-tanned yacht crews; this is the epicenter of the Caribbean yachting world.

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Bright blue waters of the Caribbean Bright blue waters of the Caribbean An old lighthouse on Curacao Colorful harbor of Bonaire St. George's, Grenada Soufrière Bay, Saint Lucia

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Category 6
Located on the Clipper Deck, this inside cabin features double beds, a marble bathroom with shower and is 108 sq. ft. There is one 97 sq. ft dedicated solo cabin as well.
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Category 5
Located on the Commodore Deck, this outside cabin features a double bed, a marble bathroom with shower and is 118 sq. ft.
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Category 4
Located on the Clipper & Commodore Decks, this outside cabin features twin/double/triple beds, a marble bathroom with shower and is 150 sq. ft.
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Category 3
Located on the Clipper & Commodore Decks, this outside cabin features twin/double/triple beds, a marble bathroom with shower and is 150 sq. ft.
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Category 2
Located on the Clipper Deck, this superior outside cabin features twin/double/triple beds, a marble bathroom with shower and is 150 sq. ft.
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Category 1
Located on the Main Deck, this deluxe deck cabin features double beds, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool, cabin doors that open onto deck and is 226 sq. ft.
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Deluxe Suite
Located on the Main Deck, this deluxe outside suite features a private verandah, twin/double beds, sitting area, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool, room service and is 225 sq. ft.
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Owner's Suite
Located on the Clipper Deck, this deluxe outside suite features two double beds (sleeps 2-4 guests), separate sitting area, minibar, marble bathroom with whirlpool, room service and is 450 sq. ft.

Notes

Included in cruise fare:
  • Accommodation
  • Full board meal plan with mineral water, tea and coffee served during meal times
Not included in cruise fare:
  • Port charges
  • Shore excursions are not included but can be purchased onboard
  • Any items of a personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls, and purchases from the gift shop
  • Gratuity to staff
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Medical services, travel insurance or visas
  • All transfers to/from the boat from airports
  • International and domestic airfare

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Our guide and driver were very good with their knowledge and were very helpful with our questions. It was a very pleasant visit that would have been impossible to do on our own. Hotels and restaurants were fantastic. The special places we got to go to, like the kitchens, were great. Enjoyed the entire trip!
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