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7 Night - Caribbean Yachting Discovery Cruise

Island hop through the Caribbean by luxury yacht!

Package Details

Overview

From AU$6,516* twin share

Cruise Line: Emerald Cruises
Ship: Emerald Azzurra
Duration: 7 Nights
Cabin: Balcony
Ports: St. Johns to San Juan


Itinerary

Saint John's. Barbuda, Iles des Saintes, Deshaies, Gustavia, Virgin Gorda, Norman Island, San Juan


Description

Pricing based on departure date: 8 February 2025

Selected departure dates from December 2024 to February 2025

Embark on an 8-day Caribbean adventure from Antigua, picturesque island with a rich history and stunning beaches. From there, you'll set sail to Barbuda, a tranquil island with pink-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters. Next, visit Illes des Saintes, a group of small islands with breathtaking scenery and historic sites. Stop in Deshaies, a charming town on the island of Guadeloupe, known for its beautiful beaches and vibrant markets. Your itinerary also includes visits to two of the British Virgin Islands: Jost Van Dyke, with its stunning beaches and Norman Island, famous for its caves and hidden coves. Each port offers a unique blend of culture, history, and natural beauty, making this cruise an unforgettable experience. Your cruise ends in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

 

The Emerald Cruises Difference

Experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery with shore excursions, EmeraldPLUS cultural experiences, and the EmeraldACTIVE program all included.

  • 7 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Highlights of Barbuda
  • BBQ lunch on fully equipped beach with live band
  • Hiking tour
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Shore Excursion Manager
  • Complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks & selected cocktails throughout the day.
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

Cruise Itinerary:

Day 1 Saint John’s, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda

Your yacht cruise begins in St. John’s, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht and embark on your discovery of the Caribbean.

Please book your flight to arrive into St John's prior to 04:00 PM.

Inclusions: Dinner

Day 2 Barbuda, Antigua and Barbuda

Barbuda is a small island located in the Caribbean Sea, northeast of the island of Antigua. It is one of the two islands that make up the country of Antigua and Barbuda, along with Antigua. The island is known for its stunning beaches, including the famous Pink Sandy Beach, which is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. It is also home to several wildlife reserves, including the Frigate Bird Sanctuary, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The island has a strong sense of community and a relaxed atmosphere, making it a popular destination for those looking for a peaceful and secluded getaway. Today choose between our Included Excursion or our EmeraldACTIVE option.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe

Îles des Saintes, known as Les Saintes, is a miniature archipelago of eight tropical islands with a distinctive French and Caribbean culture fusion. Discover the quaint towns, with their collection of petite stone buildings and small white-sand beaches. Don’t miss Fort Napoleon, a significant historical site with incredible views of one of the islands.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 Deshaies, Guadeloupe

Located on the northwest shores of the Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe, this picturesque village is renowned for its traditional fishing village atmosphere, colourful Creole architecture, and stunning beaches framed by verdant hills. Not surprisingly, Deshaies has emerged as a popular destination, attracting visitors with its friendly locals, and delicious French-Caribbean cuisine.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Gustavia, Saint Barthelemy

The capital of the lovely Caribbean Island of Saint Barthélemy, Gustavia was named after Sweden’s King Gustav III, who boldly declared it his own exclusive island getaway in 1785. In this vibrant city, uncover distinctive treasures in the historic downtown shopping enclave, photograph the brightly painted wooden houses, and feast on unique cuisine that fuses French and Creole culinary influences.

Opportunity to spend the day swimming off the yacht and enjoying our marina toys.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Virgin Gorda – Norman Island, British Virgin Islands

The Island of Virgin Gorda, named after its resemblance to a reclining woman, is part of the British Virgin Islands and popular for its laid-back pace and picturesque landscapes. Among the natural wonders of Virgin Gorda, The Baths are arguably the most famous, a series of pools and grottoes created by a collection of massive granite boulders formed by volcanic eruptions. In the evening, you’ll sail to Norman Island.

EmeraldPLUS

BBQ lunch on fully equipped beach with live band

Enjoy a fully equipped beach, complete with lounge chairs, vibrant beach umbrellas, and powdery white sand beneath your feet. Settle in for a delicious BBQ lunch, surrounded by the laid-back atmosphere and breathtaking views of the crystal-clear ocean. As you indulge in your meal, the sound of live music floats through the air, courtesy of a talented local band. Their Caribbean rhythms and soulful melodies have you swaying to the beat, feeling carefree and relaxed.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Norman Island, British Virgin Islands

Renowned for its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vibrant marine life, Norman Island offers a variety of activities, including hiking trails and caves to explore. 

The island is also steeped in pirate lore, with local legend implying that this was a favourite hiding spot for pirates who buried their treasure on the island; hence why it has been nicknamed ‘Treasure Island’ by locals and visitors alike. Without doubt, this is the perfect destination for those seeking a tranquil and alluring tropical getaway.

Opportunity to spend the day swimming off the yacht and enjoying our marina toys.

Inclusions: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 San Juan, Puerto Rico

Your Emerald Cruises luxury voyage draws to a close in San Juan. From the yacht, you will be transferred to the airport for your journey home.

Please book your flight to depart out of San Juan after 11:00 AM.

*Please verify with the Shore Excursion Manager onboard whether a DiscoverMORE tour is available on disembarkation day.

The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will be operated unaltered from the itinerary states above.

Inclusions: Breakfast

Terms & Conditions

Conditions apply. Subject to availability and change without notice. Full supplier conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only. Prices valid at the time of publication. Prices are per person based on twin share occupancy unless otherwise stated and displayed in AU$. Member savings are calculated using the original advertised price.

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1300 765 305 (AUST) 0800 956 363 (NZ)

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