Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Celebrate Christmas on a tropical tall ship cruise

Escape the cold this winter and spend Christmas exploring the tropics on a romantic square rigger. Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers is offering spectacular Christmas itineraries on each of its tall ships, two of which will be in the Caribbean and one in Cuba. All the ships will be festively decorated and a traditional Christmas will be celebrated on board, adding to the atmosphere in all the ports. What’s more, Star Clippers is offering a Christmas gift to anybody booking of either €600 per cabin on-board credit; no single supplement for solo travellers; or a third person sharing a cabin and paying only port charges.

The stunning, five-masted flagship Royal Clipper, which carries 227 guests, will be sailing a seven-night round trip through the Windward Islands from Barbados, calling at St. Lucia, Dominica, Antigua, St. Kitts, Iles des Saintes and Martinique, departing December 20. Christmas Day is spent anchored off beautiful Iles des Saintes, a tiny archipelago belonging to Guadeloupe, with a chance to attend a church service with the locals. From £1,490pp, including port taxes, excluding flights

The 170-passenger, four-masted Star Clipper sails on December 20 from St Maarten on a seven-night Leeward Islands itinerary, calling at Nevis, Dominica, Iles des Saintes, Guadeloupe, Antigua andSt. Barths, spending Christmas Day in Antigua’s Falmouth Harbour, one of the most popular yachting destinations in the Caribbean, usually with a great festive spirit over Christmas. From £1,345pp including port charges, excluding flights.

To book, call 0808 231 4798 or visit  

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