day 1 San Juan, Puerto Rico
The imposing façade of El Morro fortress is just one of the many UNESCO World Heritage Sites in San Juan. Admire the colorful colonial buildings from your casually elegant ship, docked right in the heart of Old San Juan.
8:00 AM TO 9:00 PM
St. Thomas has something for everyone who loves the outdoors. Magen’s Bay, the island’s most popular beach with its heart-shaped protected bay, the incomparable view of the Caribbean found climbing the famous 99 steps of Charlotte Amalie, world-famous Mahogany Run Golf Course, the Skyride that soars 700 feet above the city, and snorkeling and sailing, Sightsee the St. Thomas Synagogue, built in 1833, Fort Christian, built in 1680, Blackbeard’s Castle, a 1679 watchtower, and the childhood home of French Impressionist Camille Pissarro, now an art gallery.
12:00 PM TO 10:00 PM
day 3 Philipsburg, St. Maarten
Pastel-colored buildings and shops filled with tempting souvenirs herald your arrival to bustling Philipsburg. Situated near the harbor on the Dutch side of St. Maarten, Philipsburg owes its discovery to Christopher Columbus in 1493. Today, celebrated Front Street is home to a number of local Creole restaurants as well as jewelry stores, stylish boutiques, and lively casinos for visitors seeking an upbeat island experience.
8:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
day 4 Little Bay, Montserrat, BWI
Today we visit “Pompeii of the Caribbean”—an island that is half lush and green, half gray and covered in ash by a volcano in 1995. And if a half-buried city isn’t intriguing enough, there are black-sand beaches and a perplexing Irish heritage to explore.
8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
Get ready for a full day with plenty to do. Snorkel alongside brilliant parrot fish in the bubbly waters of Champagne Beach. Take a break to enjoy more than 150 species of plants and brilliant red-necked Jaco parrots at the botanical gardens. If you’re up for an optional hike, don’t miss Boiling Lake and the Valley of Desolation at Dominica’s Morne Trois Pitons National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM
day 6 Pigeon Island, St. Lucia
The UNESCO site Pitons’ with their two majestic volcanic peaks and 24 miles of vibrant coral reef welcome you to St. Lucia. Nearby Pigeon Island National Park features impressive ruins of English forts, archaeological relics of Arawak Indians, and splendid beaches.
8:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
day 7 St. George's, Grenada
Inhale the intoxicating aroma of the “Isle of Spice” as your eyes feast on what is widely claimed to be the most beautiful city in the Caribbean. Spend the day on 2-mile-long Grand Anse beach, and before you go, a taste of nutmeg ice cream is a must.
day 8 Bridgetown, Barbados
Jolly old England comes to life in the city and its garrison, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Further afield, you’ll find historic sugar plantations and the fairyland magic of Harrison’s Cave.
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