Set sail with Star Clippers!
Take a tall ship to paradise with Star Clippers. You’ll fall in love with this nostalgically luxurious way to travel! With destinations including the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and Central America, set sail with Star Clippers for the ultimate cruising alternative.
The Star Clippers Experience
Enjoy every modern comfort aboard these amazing recreations of the old tall ‘clipper’ ships that dominated the oceans in the 19th century. Romance, adventure and elegance combine to offer an unrivalled holiday experience. Each of the three vessels – Royal Clipper, Star Clipper and Star Flyer – provides an intimate, luxurious environment in which to enjoy the wonders of the oceans. With experienced sailing crew, state-of-the-art equipment and navigational systems and back-up twin horsepower diesel engines for when sea or weather conditions require, you’re in very safe hands. Relax and enjoy the Star Clippers experience!
Sail in January 2023
Why not start 2023 with a real adventure? Star Clippers are Caribbean experts. It’s a great time of year to travel there, with lots of sunshine and little rainfall. Departing from London on 4th January 2023, you’ll fly to Bridgetown, Barbados for a 3-night pre-cruise stay. Enjoy some beach relaxation or get active with every conceivable water sports option available. Don’t miss the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison – an absolute must-see on any cultural tour of the island! There’s so much to see and do, this 3-day Barbados taster is sure to leave you wanting more.
Photo credit: Corvair Owner, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
On day 4 you’ll set sail from Bridgetown aboard the luxury Royal Clipper for a beautiful figure-of-eight journey around the spectacular Caribbean Windward Islands.
The Royal Clipper is a five-masted, full-rigged sailing ship with 42 sails. It carries 227 guests in luxurious style. For 7 nights, enjoy full board sailing and daily ports of call. You’ll explore every Caribbean experience imaginable! Visit the stunning volcanic island of St Lucia, with its lush scenery and friendly Caribbean hospitality. Sail alongside the delightful four-masted Star Flyer towards Cabrits, the north-western tip of Domenica. There you’ll discover its breath-taking 525-hectare national park, teeming with native plant- and wildlife. Onward to Antigua, where Falmouth Harbour remains the epicentre of the Caribbean yachting world. Colourful St Kitts, the Les Saintes islands off Guadeloupe and Martinique complete the range of ports you will visit on this once-in-a-lifetime sailing trip.
On board the Royal Clipper, you’ll enjoy superb service, delicious food, breathtaking sunsets, and wonderful views. Indulge in a spa treatment or simply sit on deck enjoying the warm sea breeze, watching the wind in the sails. This is a trip you will never forget!
Photo by Monique Allard Jobé – Own/www.Instant-MAJ.com, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=12102960
There is so much more information on the Star Clippers website https://www.starclippers.co.uk/. Take a virtual tour of the ships to get a real flavour of what this kind of adventure could bring to you. Have a look at their enticing video presentations too!
Prices for Windward Islands start from £2,799pp and include return flights from London, your 3-night pre-cruise stay in Bridgetown, Barbados, 7-night full board sailing, selected non-UK transfers and port charges. Optional additional activities will incur additional costs.
Contact us today to find out more and book your Star Clipper sailing adventure!