Sailing the Windward Islands

Mar. 12 – 19, 2019 [on request only]

Tour Details

Type: 
Cruise
Number of days: 
8
Cost: 
$5,795 [and up]
Activity Level: 
Moderate
Max Passengers: 
54 (ship capacity)
Tour Operator: 
Thomas P. Gohagan
Tour Brochure 
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Final Brochure Windward Islands 2.02 MB
Deck Plan: Le Ponant 169.58 KB
Tour Description 
  • New Trip Dates March 12-19, 2019
  • Elude the depths of winter and experience seafaring in its most timeless form on this custom-designed, seven-night sailing experience amid the Caribbean’s tropical Windward Islands.
  • Enjoy classic “life under sail”—the very best way to see the islands—aboard the exclusively chartered, 64-passenger, three-masted motor yacht Le Ponant, featuring all ocean-view Staterooms and an Observation Platform, ideal for viewing marine life and snorkeling amidst colorful coral reefs.
  • Cruise from St. George’s, Grenada, into secluded harbors, exploring the natural and cultural treasures of the Windward Islands.
  • Visit Soufriére’s Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, volcano and Sulphur Springs; Martinique’s Clément Plantation and Rum Distillery; St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, including Bequia’s seaside Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, Union Island with its dramatic volcanic peaks juxtaposing its flat and shallow coral reefs, and the awe-inspiring lagoons of Tobago Cays Marine Park; Grenada, the Spice Island; and Bridgetown, Barbados, known for colonial architecture, vibrant Bajan culture and, of course, the ever-blue ocean.
  • All meals included—superb international cuisine on board the ship; complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages throughout the cruise.
  • Specially designed itinerary to the southern Caribbean’s Windward Islands, rarely visited and inaccessible to larger vessels.
  • Complimentary snorkeling equipment and opportunities to experience the coral reefs and marine life of the Grenadines.
  • Enjoy flavorful, French-inspired cuisine; each meal served in a single, unassigned seating.
  • Tastefully designed accommodations.
  • Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise.
  • With 16,000 square feet of sails, sleek lines and stylish beauty, Le Ponant takes you back to the era of traditional sailing yachts.