Sailing the Windward Islands

March 5-12, 2019
$4,695*

Elude the depths of winter and experience seafaring in its most timeless form on this custom-designed, seven-night sailing experience amid the Caribbean’s tropical Windward Islands. Enjoy classic “life under sail”— the very best way to see the islands—aboard the exclusively chartered, 64-passenger, three-masted sailing yacht Le Ponant, featuring all ocean-view staterooms and an observation platform, ideal for viewing marine life and snorkeling amidst colorful coral reefs. Cruise from Vieux Fort, St. Lucia, into secluded harbors, exploring the natural and cultural treasures of the Windward Islands. Visit Soufriére’s Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens, volcano and Sulphur Springs; Martinique’s Clément Plantation and Rum Distillery; St. Vincent and the Grenadines, including Bequia’s seaside Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary, Union Island with its dramatic volcanic peaks juxtaposing its flat and shallow coral reefs, and the awe-inspiring lagoons of Tobago Cays Marine Park; Grenada, the Spice Island; and Bridgetown, Barbados, known for colonial architecture, vibrant Bajan culture and, of course, the ever-blue ocean.

*Airfare is not included in the price.

Questions? Contact Donna Coggins via email at travel@wm.edu or call 757-221-1165.

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