Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Caribbean highlights for SeaDream winter

SeaDream Yacht Club will spend the Winter 2014/2015 season sailing to some of the Caribbean's most beautiful islands. In addition to the intimate atmosphere on board guests will enjoy unique access to some of the most beautiful locations the world has to offer.

With an emphasis on relaxed luxury, guests can relax in SeaDream Spa, with the highest therapist-to-guest ratio at sea.  For the more active, both SeaDream I and SeaDream II are also equipped with wave runners, glass-bottom kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and many other watersports activities, all of which can be launched directly from the yachts’ Marina. While passengers sailing with other lines fight the crowds in larger ports, guests sailing with SeaDream Yacht Club will enjoy an experience like none other, visiting small ports that only they can access.

Caribbean destination highlights include:

·        Anegada, British Virgin Islands:  In contrast to the other British Virgin Islands, Anegada is a low coral atoll only 11 miles long and at its highest point is only 28 feet above sea level.  The trees on this tiny paradise are more than double the height of the island itself and navigating by smaller vessels is the only way to get there.  Guests will enjoy a day at Cow Wreck Beach, miles of stunning, secluded sandy beach and incredible snorkelling. 

·        Dominica (The Nature Isle):  SeaDream can either dock alongside the unique wooden pier, or stay at anchor in Prince Rupert Bay to offer water activities from the marina.  A must-do SeaDream Land Adventure is a trip down Indian River aboard wooden rowboats (oarsman provided) where guests will enjoy a beautifully peaceful float through a “tunnel of flora and fauna.”

·        Terre-de-Haut, Iles des Saintes:  Part of the Iles des Saintes group of Islands, Terre-de-Haut offers guests one of the most picturesque locales in the world.  They will also enjoy views of the sister island, Ilet a Cabrit, the main island of Guadeloupe and the volcanic La Soufriere mountain, which reaches a height of 4,810 feet.

·        Norman Island:  Located at the southern tip of the British Virgin Islands, Norman Island is an uninhabited, privately-owned tropical paradise of a mere 600 acres.  A large harbour known as “The Bight” offers guests one of the most protected anchorages in the area.  Guests will enjoy great hiking opportunities as well as snorkeling and scuba diving.

·        Union Island, the Grenadines:  Nicknamed the ‘Tahiti of the West Indies’ due to its volcanic silhouette, Union Island is the southernmost island of the Grenadines.  Among the many restaurants and bars, Happy Island, a man-made island featuring a bar, sits in the middle of Clifton Harbor and is an absolute must-see for guests.  Guests will also marvel at Mount Taboi, which at 999 feet above sea level and the highest peak on Union Island. Another key feature of the Union Island region is the Tobago Cays National Marine Park. The Tobago Cays are a group of small, uninhabited islands surrounded by reefs, where SeaDream offers snorkelling, scuba diving and swimming.

Fully-inclusive yachting fares lead-in at £1,995pp based on double occupancy, for a 7-night voyage aboard SeaDream I, departing Bridgetown, Barbados on 22 November, 2014  and sailing to San Juan, Puerto Rico. For reservations, contact a travel professional or SeaDream Yacht Club at 0800 783 1373, or visit www.SeaDream.com.www.SeaDream.com.

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