Feel the Caribbean vibes soothe your soul as you relax upon the inviting sands of Barbados before your cruise through some of the Caribbean's most idyllic islands with Star Clippers. From Barbados, head north-west to the beautiful volcanic island of Saint Lucia before heading further north to the unspoilt beauty of Dominica. Glide on to Antigua and St Kitts before returning to Barbados for a short stay, via the charming island of Martinique.
• Bridgetown, Barbados
• Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia
• Cabrits, Dominica
• Falmouth Harbour, Antigua
• Basseterre, St Kitts
• South Friar's Bay, St Kitts
• Terre De Haut, Iles des Saintes
• Bridgetown, Barbados
Catamaran cruise We recommend taking a cruise along the beautiful west coast of Barbados for the chance to snorkel with turtles and explore reefs or wrecks*.
Cruise Lie back on the bowsprit net at the front of the ship when under sail and you may be lucky enough to spot dolphins riding the waves.
‘Taste’ restaurant At this award-winning restaurant at Ocean Two Resort by Ocean Hotels you can enjoy international dishes with Caribbean flair, fresh seafood and tasty tapas*.
Cruise Head to shore for a beach barbecue on an uninhabited island and enjoy a tasty spread of grilled meats, salads and desserts.
St Lawrence Gap This bustling strip is just a short stroll from your hotel. Shop for souvenirs, try tasty Bajan dishes and enjoy live music*.
Cruise ‘Sunset Sail Away’ from port has a real sense of occasion. Sip Champagne and enjoy the haunting chords of Vangelis’ Conquest of Paradise as the sails are lowered.
Ocean Two Resort by Ocean Hotels This contemporary resort has a spectacular setting on Dover Beach and a rooftop plunge pool offering fantastic 270° views over the coast.
Cruise Royal Clipper’s Outside Staterooms have teak-style furnishings, portholes, and a marble bathroom.
Is this for you?
Discovering the world on one of Star Clippers’ tall ships is a totally different way of cruising, combining the romance of traditional sailing and modern on-board facilities. The three beautiful ships – Star Clipper, Star Flyer and Royal Clipper – sail between the islands of the Caribbean, Thailand and Indonesia, and from port to port in the Mediterranean. Enjoy fantastic dining as part of your full-board package.
The largest five-masted tall ship in service in the world combines a traditional sailing adventure with the finest modern accommodation, amenities and service.
What to expect
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 for you to embrace the laid-back island life. The best way to see Barbados is by combining a catamaran cruise – including a swimming with turtles experience – with a jeep safari along the ruggedly beautiful and untouched east coast. You could also head to Bridgetown to pick up some duty-free bargains or discover three centuries of history at the nearby Mount Gay Rum distillery which also offers tastings.
Day 4 Bridgetown, Barbados
Begin your cruise on board Royal Clipper.
Day 5 Saint Lucia
Day 6 Dominica
Day 7 Antigua
Day 8 St Kitts
Day 9 Iles des Saintes
Day 10 Martinique
Day 11 Barbados
Following disembarkation, transfer to the airport for your overnight return flight to the UK.
This stay and cruise holiday departs on selected dates between late December and late March, please speak to a Personal Travel Expert for more details
Upgrade your cruise
For extra space, opt for one of the Deluxe Outside Deck Staterooms with a whirlpool bath and doors that open onto the deck.
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.