Destination Area: Caribbean Ocean/Gulf Of Mexico
Length: 6 NIGHTS
Vessel: Vela


Departs:

Grenada, West Indies on October 8, 2017

Returns:

St. Lucia on October 14, 2017


All fares are per person. Call for single occupancy. Fares begin at $2,125. for a double occupancy cabin; $2,425. for a single occupancy cabin.

Fare includes all meals, port charges and complimentary beer, wine and rum punch.

Call for air and advance booking discounts.


For more information call us toll free at 1-877-882-4395.

EXPLORING THE WINDWARD ISLANDS & ST. LUCIA: 6 Night Voyage From Grenada To St. Lucia

Vela is a stately three-masted, gaff-rigged, square topsail schooner, with 8,500 square feet of canvas pulling when her 14 sails all are set. ...

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  • Enjoy cruising around the Windward Islands and stopping at some at the captain's choice islands listed below.

    St. George's -"the Spice of the Caribbean" has silky stretches of sandy beaches/ sunken treasures by coral reefs and unspoiled landscapes
  • Visit many sites such as Colonial villages/ gardens/ sculpture parks and an open market every Saturday morning
  • In Bequia you'll find fine restaurants/ shops that retain their local integrity and enough golden sand and blue water
  • Snorkel in Carriacou - the "Land of Reefs"
  • Experience some of the musical customs played by African ancestors
  • The Tobago Cays are an archipelago comprising 5 small islands and coral reefs - excellent snorkeling
  • If you like to hike/ sun bathe/ scuba dive and see lavish yachts you'll enjoy Young Island.

Cruising the Windward Islands.

See the list of islands below.

St. George's, Grenada
An attractive colonial-era town spilling down a hillside above the Carenage, with its horseshoe-shaped harbor, Grenada's capital of ST GEORGE'S received the full brunt of Hurricane Ivan's high winds, and the bevy of new terracotta-coloured roofs stand in testament to the power of the wind.

St George's won't take more than a day to explore, and it's worth taking time away from the beach to do so. Though the market is at its liveliest on Saturday morning, most shops close on Saturday afternoons, Sundays and public holidays, making the town a quiet place during those times – except when a cruise ship moors at the spanking new docks, in which case the town explodes into a frenzy of activity, market stalls spring up on shore, restaurants and bars fill up, street vendors and local guides come out in force.


Bequía, Grenadines
Pretty as a picture describes our beloved Bequia. You’ll be captivated by the island’s charm while strolling along the lovely harbor with its shops, restaurants, and pastel-painted gingerbread homes. There’s a long tradition of boat building and you’ll find a slew of handcrafted model ships, old nautical charts, and rare sailing books to bring back home.

Carriacou
Peaceful and removed describes this patch of paradise. Green rolling hills descend to sandy white beaches (typical of the Grenadines.) At Tyrrel Bay, under the shade of palms at the edge of the sea, you can watch local men building schooners by hand. Still unspoiled by mass tourism, this is the perfect spot for getting away-from-it-all.

Mayreau, Grenadine Islands
The island of Mayreau is a true break from reality, with only one road, virtually no development, and farm animals outnumbering the inhabitants. One of the Grenadines, in the larger chain of Windward Islands, it has beautiful beaches, and plenty of solitude. View it as your own private island.

Sandy Island, Anguilla (Brit. Overseas Territory)


St. Vincent Island
St. Vincent glimmers like an emerald in the sea. A boat ride along the coast is the best way to appreciate the island’s volcanic origins; and visit the Falls of Baleine, a breath taking waterfall that spills from a mass of foliage into a rockbound pool. Kingstown, the capital, is an 18th century town worth exploring. A walking tour begins at the docks and leads to the farmers’ market (Saturday mornings), past shops, restaurants, and old churches. Beachcombers will find beautiful black sand on the leeward side, proof of the island’s volcanic birth. Its botanical gardens are the oldest in the hemisphere.

Young Island, Grenadines
Young Island is an exotic private island resort in the Grenadines, adjacent to St. Vincent. The tiny island, just 25 acres, is covered with tropical flowering plants, palm trees, and lots of green foliage. The white sand beach extending part way around the island is lined with cottages and beach huts. If you have the chance, stop at the famous Coconut Bar.

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