Cruise the Caribbean on the Majestic Royal Clipper Tall Ship
If you’re looking for a truly unique and romantic cruising experience, look no further than the Caribbean Royal Clipper. This magnificent Tall Ship offers a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, combining the charm and allure of a bygone era with the convenience and comfort of modern amenities.
As you set sail on this magnificent vessel, the wind will fill your sails and carry you to some of the most beautiful and exotic destinations in the world. You’ll be surrounded by lush tropical landscapes, pristine beaches, and turquoise waters that sparkle in the sun.
The Caribbean is renowned for its idyllic beauty, and the Royal Clipper offers the perfect way to experience it. The gentle breeze, the sound of the waves, and the warm sunshine will make you feel as though you have stepped into a dream, and you will be enchanted by the many wonders that this region has to offer.
So whether you are seeking a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or an adventure of a lifetime, the Caribbean Royal Clipper is the perfect choice. With its elegant and spacious cabins, superb dining, and endless entertainment options, this Tall Ship provides a cruise experience like no other. Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this unforgettable journey.
The coastline of Barbados is one of the most beautiful in the world
Impressive colonial architecture
On board navigation classes
Coast of white sands & azure waters
UNESCO World Heritage Site at Bridgetown
Friday night fish fry with live music and dancing
Grenadine Islands Itinerary
Get ready to set sail on the magnificent Royal Clipper from the port of Bridgetown, Barbados. Bridgetown is situated on the easternmost point of the Windward Islands, providing an ideal starting point for your adventurous voyage.
Captain’s Best, Grenadines
Discover the serene and unspoiled beauty of the Grenadines, a collection of thirty islands and sandy cays. During your journey on the Royal Clipper, you will have the opportunity to visit one of these idyllic islands for a day of relaxation and peace. With crystal-clear waters and pristine beaches, you’re sure to be enchanted by the laid-back atmosphere and natural splendour of the Grenadines. We’re confident that you will never be disappointed with this incredible experience.
St. George’s, Grenada
Get ready to indulge in the delicious and aromatic spices of Grenada, a tropical island famous for its flavors of nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla. Start your exploration in St. George’s at the horseshoe-shaped Carenage, then follow the historic Sendall Tunnel, hand-built in 1895, to reach the Esplanade and the historic Fort George. From there, you will be treated to a breathtaking view of the island and its surroundings, making this stop on your journey an unforgettable experience.
Tobago Cays, Grenadines
The Tobago Cays, a group of four small and serene islets, are a true paradise for those who enjoy underwater exploration. These virtually deserted islands are part of a national park and offer superb snorkeling opportunities. With crystal-clear waters and an abundance of vibrant marine life, Tobago Cays is a must-visit destination for anyone who loves the beauty and excitement of the underwater world. Whether you’re a seasoned snorkeler or a beginner, this breathtaking national park is sure to provide an unforgettable experience.
Kingstown, St. Vincent – Admiralty Bay, Bequia
Royal Clipper typically drops anchor in the sheltered waters behind the stunningly beautiful Young Island, located just 54 feet off the southern coast of St. Vincent. A quick 10-minute ferry ride will bring you to the island, where you can take in its rugged beauty. Another must-visit destination during your journey is Port Elizabeth at Bequia, known for its picturesque natural harbour that is considered one of the most beautiful in the world. The charming waterfront invites you to take a leisurely stroll along the harbour, surrounded by breathtaking scenery and the tranquil waters of the Caribbean Sea.
Fort de France, Martinique
Martinique is a classic example of the French Caribbean, a blend of the wild and mysterious with the urbane and sophisticated. This unique island offers a tropical twist on French culture, making it an ideal destination for travellers with a wide range of interests. From its spicy Creole cuisine to its tempting boutiques in Fort de France, Martinique is sure to capture your heart and leave a lasting impression. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a mix of both, Martinique has something for almost everyone, making it a must-visit destination for anyone travelling to the Caribbean.
Marigot Bay – Soufriere (St. Lucia)
Marigot Bay, located in St. Lucia, is renowned for its breathtaking beauty and tranquil waters. This picturesque anchorage is surrounded by lush hills and dotted with coconut palms and banana plantations, making it a true paradise for nature lovers. For those who prefer a more urban experience, the charming port town of Soufrière is a great alternative. Named after a nearby volcano, Soufrière is a hub of local culture and history, with plenty of sights to see and explore. One of the must-visit attractions in the area is Diamond Falls and Mineral Baths, where visitors can take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, dip in the mineral-rich pools beneath the waterfalls, and experience the soothing and rejuvenating properties of the natural hot springs.
The journey on the Royal Clipper will come to a close in Bridgetown, Barbados, a bustling city known for its lively atmosphere and rich history. Disembarkation from the ship will take place here, offering passengers the opportunity to reflect on their amazing experience and the memories they’ve created while exploring the beautiful Caribbean Sea on the Royal Clipper.
Windward Islands Itinerary
The journey on the Royal Clipper begins in Bridgetown, Barbados, an island renowned for its stunning white sandy beaches and relaxed, tropical way of life. As you prepare to embark, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the natural beauty and relaxed atmosphere of this island paradise.
Rodney Bay, St. Lucia
St. Lucia, a tropical island situated among the Windward Islands, boasts of its 238 square miles of breathtaking natural beauty. From lush rain forests, to sprawling banana plantations, serene palm-lined beaches, and towering mountains, this island has it all. One of the most popular attractions in St. Lucia is the iconic Pitons, two majestic volcanic cones that rise out of the sea and have come to symbolize the island’s beauty. Another must-see destination is Diamond Falls and Mineral Baths, where visitors can wander through lush gardens and take a dip in the refreshing pools beneath the falls. Whether exploring its natural wonders or simply relaxing on its pristine beaches, St. Lucia promises an unforgettable tropical experience.
Dominica is a mystical island that’s full of hidden wonders. With its lush rainforests and abundant vegetation, it’s a paradise for nature lovers. Immerse yourself in the island’s stunning beauty by taking a leisurely boat ride through the lush orchid-filled rainforests or go on a thrilling hike to the breathtaking Trafalgar Falls and its bubbling lake. The possibilities for adventure and discovery on this dream-like island are endless.
Falmouth Harbour, Antigua
Nelson’s Dockyard, located in the heart of the Caribbean yachting world, is a historic site rich in nautical history and tradition. With its bustling dockyards, picturesque marinas, and charming old inns and pubs, this area is a hub of activity, attracting sun-kissed sailors and yacht enthusiasts from all over the world. The faded pink brick buildings and weather-worn bollards at Nelson’s Dockyard serve as a testament to the legendary naval commander, Lord Nelson, whose influence on the region and its maritime heritage cannot be overstated.
Bassterre, St. Kitts – South Friar’s Bay
St. Kitts, an island located in the British West Indies, holds a rich history as being the first successful colony established by the British. The charming city of Basseterre boasts a vibrant atmosphere, with an array of shops and markets to explore. For the sporty individuals, the island offers a chance to play golf on its well-manicured courses or embark on an adventurous hike through the lush rainforest. The island also showcases its rich history through a tour of old plantation houses that offer a glimpse into the colonial past.
Terre De Haut, Iles Des Saintes
Les Saintes, an archipelago located near Guadeloupe, is a truly captivating destination for beach lovers and water enthusiasts. From sun-kissed sandy beaches to crystal-clear waters ideal for snorkelling and diving, Les Saintes offers a wealth of opportunities for those seeking a tropical escape. With its stunning natural beauty and endless recreational activities, Les Saintes is sure to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience for all visitors.
Martinique is a stunning French Caribbean island that boasts a rich history and culture. It is known as the birthplace of Josephine Bonaparte and is renowned for its unique blend of wild, mysterious beauty and sophisticated, urban charm. This idyllic island offers a true taste of France in the tropics, with a range of exciting experiences and attractions to suit everyone’s tastes. Visitors will be captivated by the alluring aromas and flavors of spicy Creole cooking and the irresistible boutiques in Fort de France. Whether you are looking for adventure, relaxation, or simply a taste of the good life, Martinique is sure to deliver a truly unforgettable experience.
The final disembarkation point of the magnificent Royal Clipper ship will be in the bustling city of Bridgetown, located on the stunning island of Barbados.
Your vessel: The Magnificent Royal Clipper
She is a star of the sea. The Royal Clipper is as fleet as the wind and as graceful as a swan.
This is a true clipper ship, reflecting proud heritage in every inch of her polished brass and gleaming brightwork. Step aboard this unique vessel and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Royal Clipper is a modern cruise ship in every way, created for luxury-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. Royal Clipper is 439 feet long and carries just 227 guests in pampered comfort.
Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like travelling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on Royal Clipper. This ship offer spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you’ll find that this ship offers more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships.
The décor of Royal Clipper is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.
All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.
For all the characteristics that she possesses from the grand age of sail, Royal Clipper is as new as tomorrow, and boasts state-of-the-art navigation systems to prove it. She also combines beauty with comfort by offering every onboard luxury you could wish for. For passionate travellers and sail cruising connoisseurs, the 439 foot Royal Clipper offers a sea-going experience like no other; finding an undeniable balance between the grandeur, adventure and tradition of classic sailing and the superb facilities, cabins and conveniences associated with the finest modern yacht.
Main Deck: Two Lower Beds convert to Double Bed
Category 2 – 5 Cabin
Clipper Deck: 2 Lower Beds convert to Double Bed.
Commodore Deck: Fixed Double Bed or 2 Lower Beds Convert to Double Bed
The Category 2 – 5 cabins are all outside and are located on either the Clipper Deck or the Commodore Deck. All cabins have a private marble bathroom with shower & WC.
Category 6 Cabin
Clipper Deck: Fixed Double Bed
All category 6 cabins are inside and are located on the Clipper Deck. All cabins have a private bathroom with shower & WC.
Ports of call: Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Bequia, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Iles des Saintes, Jost Van Dyke, Martinique, Nevis, Norman Island, St. Barths, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent, Tobago Cays, Tortola, Virgin Gorda
December through May is considered the dry season, while June through November is considered the more humid season. In general, rainstorms pass quickly and the sun shines on most days. Average air temperatures in coastal areas range from 22º to 30º C (72º to 86º F) and in inland areas, from 19º to 27º C (66º to 81º F). Naturally, travelers will find more rain and cooler temperatures in the rain forests and higher elevations. The warm coastal water temperatures stay between 20º and 23º C (68º and 74º F).
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