Spend time in Barbados before your luxurious small Seabourn cruise ship sails to yacht harbours off the main cruising map for an authentic flavour of each destination.
• Saline Bay, St Vincent & the Grenadines
• Roseau, Dominica
• Deshaies, Guadeloupe
• Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy
• Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis
• Great Harbour, British Virgin Islands
• Philipsburg, St Maarten
Swimming with Turtles We recommend taking a boat trip in Barbados for the chance to swim and snorkel with turtles*. Cruise Waiters wade in the ocean to serve you unlimited Champagne and caviar on surfboards followed by a silver service beach barbecue during the unmissable Caviar in the Surf® experience.
The Palm Terrace Restaurant Enjoy fine dining and low-key evening entertainment with live bands and dancing under the stars at The Fairmont Royal Pavilion*. Cruise It's 'all hands on deck' at the fun evening event of Rock the Boat party. Dance to live bands and keep your energy levels up with delicious desserts.
Daily Complimentary Afternoon Tea Indulge in freshly-baked scones and tasty pastries on the pretty Taboras Terrace at The Fairmont Royal Pavilion. Cruise Be sure to book a table at The Grill by Thomas Keller, the ship's signature fine-dining restaurant which is inspired by the classic American chophouse.
The Fairmont Royal Pavilion This elegant colonial hotel is set on Barbados' stunning Platinum Coast and boasts ocean views from every room and free daily trips to swim with turtles. Cruise Veranda Suites feature a living area, private veranda and spacious bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
* Extra charge
Is this for you?
Small, intimate ships, unrivalled service, hand-picked itineraries and gourmet dining are just a handful of features that combine to create the unique Seabourn experience. Regularly voted the best small ship cruise line, ultra-luxurious and all-inclusive Seabourn sail to seven continents, allowing you to explore the world in true comfort and style.
This contemporary ship offers an intimate cruise experience and luxurious suites, and visits ports that cannot be reached by larger ships.
What to expect
SUGGESTED STAY & CRUISE ITINERARY
Day 1 UK to Barbados Depart the UK on your flight to Barbados. On arrival, make your way to your hotel for a three-night stay.
Days 2-3 Barbados Your time here is free to relax and explore the island at leisure. Discover the beautiful coast on a boat trip, with all-important stops to swim and snorkel with the majestic turtles that frequent the island’s warm, clear waters. If you fancy a break from the beach, Barbados has some spectacular gardens tucked away in its lush interior. Hunte’s Garden is set in a sinkhole-like gully and you can spot green monkeys at Welchman Hall Gully. Near these gardens you’ll find Harrison’s Cave, one of Barbados’ most popular attractions, where you can take a subterranean tour
of limestone caverns, lakes and waterfalls.
Day 4 Barbados
Begin your cruise on board the Seabourn Odyssey.
Day 5 Saline Bay, Mayreau, St Vincent & the Grenadines
Day 6 Roseau, Dominica
Day 7 Deshaies, Guadeloupe
Day 8 Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy
Day 9 Basseterre, St Kitts & Nevis
Day 10 Great Harbour, Josh van Dyke, British Virgin Islands
Day 11 Philipsburg, St Maarten
Following disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.
Departing 28 November 2018; the same itinerary is available on alternative dates, please call for details.
Upgrade your cruise
Opt for the luxurious Penthouse Spa Suite which includes in-suite spa amenities and free full-day access to The Spa at Seabourn serene area.
Upgrade your Virgin Atlantic flight to business class for extra perks like a fully-flat bed and exclusive bar on board, and could also include chauffeur-drive service to and from the airport, fine wines and dining at the Clubhouse.
Tailor made cruises
Our featured itineraries have been hand-picked by our cruise experts to showcase how you can tailor your own stay and cruise holiday. While the cruise portion of your holiday is set by the cruise lines, the land-based section of your holiday – whether it’s before or after your voyage, or even both – is fully flexible. This means you can choose the airport you fly from and airline you fly with, where you stay, for how long and the adventures you will have while you are there. These featured holidays have been curated using our extensive cruise and destination knowledge, however almost any itinerary can be crafted – just speak to one of our Personal Travel Experts.