A Caribbean Christmas

Blending beach-lined Bequia and the Îles des Saintes’s French flair with the rivers, waterfalls and pools of Dominica, this special Caribbean cruise lets you spend Christmas in paradise.

  • 23 Dec – 30 Dec 2022
  • 7 nights
  • From £1,999pp
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Putting Barbados’s flamboyant capital Bridgetown in our wake, Golden Horizon sails west to St Vincent & The Grenadines’ paradise island of Bequia (“beck-way”). Expect more brochure-cover coves between British-built fortifications, plus scenic walks, some charming local fruit markets (don’t miss tasting the incredible mangoes) and keep watch for visiting celebs.

Christmas Day will be spent at sea, with a celebratory dinner, special entertainment and a joyous day on the ocean waves. We will then arrive in Guadeloupe – one of France’s overseas regions – at its languid, little-explored Îles des Saintes archipelago. Shade under coconut palms by bone-white shores, snap the jaw-dropping views from ruined Fort Napoleon and try French-Caribbean fusion at waterside bistros.

Dominica, next up, pairs tremendous scenery – boiling lakes, jungly volcanoes and 365 waterfalls – with a happy aversion to over-development. From the reggae-loving capital of Roseau, you could ascend Morne Bruce for incredible island views or bathe atop balmy, bubbling volcanic vents at Champagne Beach. Over in Saint Lucia, you might not get further than Rodney Bay’s own Reduit Beach, a mile of powdery golden sand. Alternative activities range from jungle zip-line courses to soaks in geothermal, detoxifying mud baths, which supposedly cleanse the skin and soothe sore joints. Wash off in one last waterfall before our return to Bridgetown. 

Christmas Day will be spent at sea, with a celebratory dinner, special entertainment and a joyous day on the ocean waves.

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Voyage Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Day 2: Port Elizabeth, Bequia
  • Day 3: Sailing
  • Day 4: Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe
  • Day 5: Roseau, Dominica
  • Day 6: Rodney Bay, St Lucia
  • Day 7: Sailing
  • Day 8: Bridgetown, Barbados

In our current changing world, all ports of call & ships itineraries, are subject to change without notice. Please refer to our terms and conditions for more information.

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