Feeling the reggae vibe? Wanted to be a pirate for a day? Caribbean will let you experience the high mountain peaks, colorful coral reefs, the spicy but delicious food, calm and deep rolling reggae and will make your day a lot more pirate-y!
If you are planning for a cruise trip or an island hopping adventure, this region offers the most diverse, most adventurous and most energetic atmosphere. Rediscover the region´s wonders in an entirely different way through sailing.
The Caribbean houses some of the unspoilt islands of Bahamas, salsa bars of Havana and historic towns. The region is generally sunny much of the year. These group of island has one of the most diverse ecosystems in the planet both in land and water. It contains 8% of the world´s coral reefs along with the extensive seagrass meadows.
Out-of-this-world beaches. Deep sea fishing. Boating. Who will not fall in love with this region?
Antigua and Barbuda
Antigua and Barbuda is an independent state lying between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Antigua and Barbuda is coined after two Spanish terms meaning “Ancient” and “Bearded” respectively. This state is generally low-lying whose terrain influenced by limestone formations. The shoreline of both islands are castled with beaches lagoons and harbors and are rimmed by reefs and shoals.
This country is outstanding for sea-and- sun tourism. About 365 beaches on Antigua, pink and white sand on Barbuda, coves that were once volcanic craters and elaborate palms, this is perhaps the epitome of a small Caribbean holiday destination. The state had warm, steady winds, complex coastline of safe harbors, and a protective wall of coral reef, a perfect place to hide a fleet.
English Harbour, located in the country, is one of the most picturesque harbors in the world. Nelsons Dockyard is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The coasts of Antigua and Barbuda are ideal for yacht cruising and racing with constant trade winds.
The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is an archipelagic state consist of more than 700 islands. Bahamas has agreeable climate, picturesque beaches which makes it a good tourist destination in the Caribbean. When it comes to nature, The Bahamas has some of the most interesting, exotic, and inexplicable natural phenomena on Earth: the world’s deepest blue hole, third-largest fringing barrier reef, and largest colony of pink flamingos. There is an array of beaches, reefs, forests and historical towns waiting to be explored.
Up for some fishing? Whether you’re a first timer or a deep-sea fanatic, Bahamas’ waters are full of fish. The Abacos will show you how to experience the thrill of bonefishing and grill out the turquoise water.
There are a lot of fun-filled activities for the family to enjoy like horseback, play volleyball, do a picnic or hunt for treasure. The Bahamians are also known to be friendly and humorous people, so take time and spend a crazy afternoon with the locals!
British Virgin Islands
Officially Virgin Islands are British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean with Tortola as the largest island. It comprise of 60 tropical islands, have a tropical rainforest climate, moderated by trade winds. Tourism is one of the twin pillars of their economy. People frequently go to many white sand beaches, visit The Baths on Virgin Gorda, snorkel on Jost Van Dyke, charter yachts to sail around the cays and islands and go to Anegada for the flat terrain, sparkling sand overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
The Kodiak Queen is the Caribbean’s newest underwater art-piece and dive site. It was a former US Navy fuel barge, then revived as a fishing vessel. When it was beyond repair, they sank it into the sea and turn it into an art piece together with the giant kraken sculpture.
BVI is highlighted to have steady trade wind and islands lined with protected bays ,making navigation here a piece of cake. Charter guests can expect dazzling water flowing into shaded caves and unto the soft sand beaches.
White sand. Mountains. Cigars. Rum.
Republic of Cuba is located in the Northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. Cuba is a mix of culture, nature, magic and traditions.To really get to know Cuba, visit to local places and talk to people about their folklore and customs, dance through Cuban music and taste its dishes and drinks. Locals are usually creative, gleeful, and warm.
The tropical, humid and semi-continental climate of Cuba gives it diverse regions. Cuba is made of coastal mountains, semi-deserter ecosystems, plains, rivers and caves. The place is like trapped in a time warp for more than half a century and gives you the expect-the-unexpected vibe.
Sailing in Cuba outstrip all sailors’ desires: year round favorable weather, constant winds, unique beauty, reliable nautical infrastructure. Since July 2005, Cienfuegos around the Parque Marti has been included in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO as an first-rate preserved example of a 19th century colonial town.
Spice Isle. Grenada is known for being a major source of nutmeg, cloves, ginger, cinnamon and cocoa. There is so much to see in Grenada: historical forts, lakes, waterfalls, spice estates and gardens, floral gardens, plantation houses and the Ameridian Petroglyphs.
Grenada offers a lifestyle of pure and authentic, enchanting islands, stretches of white sand beaches, sunken treasures jewelled by corals and unspoilt landscapes.
The islands have an abundance of marine sites and has the first Underwater Sculpture Park in the world. It is also known as the Diving Capital of the Eastern Caribbean. One could see the largest shipwreck in the Caribbean here- the Bianca C- a 600ft cruise ship which sunk in 1961. There are also quite few sailing charters around and dingy tours to try and have an adventure with.
Tired of going to beaches? Grenada is also known for its rum distilleries and they offer educational tours that demonstrate the sugar production for rum.
The Island of Beautiful Waters.
This archipelago was called “Karukera” or The Island of Beautiful waters by the native Arawak people. Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France. It consists of six inhabited islands, Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Désirade, and the Îles des Saintes, as well as many unoccupied islands.
The heat, rainfall and richness of volcanic soils produce a lush vegetation. Warm waters around the islands also support a prosperous variety of marine life including crabs, octopuses, snapers, parrot fishes and some species of rays.
Guadeloupe has many harbors and secluded anchorages all around the coast. Gorgeous bays on the islands to the south are all less than 3 hours sailing away. The snorkelling and diving is brilliant in the whole area. French charisma and Caribbean flair all in one archipelago!
Martinique is a French island region located in the Caribbean. Beautiful nature; refreshing authenticity, traditions and culture; splendid protected hiking trails, intriguing mangrove, and canyoning adventures; world-famous surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, everything is here!
Volcanic in origin, Martinique offers a striking diversity of landscapes and atmospheres. It boasts particularly on their rich cultural heritage expressed in handicrafts and delectable cuisines. The climate, together with the fertile volcanic soil, produces a lush flora.
Diving in Martinique is a one of a kind experience. With 21 dive spots and exceptional instructors, one could enjoy the well-preserved corals, sponges, wrecks and diverse marine species. The bay of the destroyed city of Saint-Pierre upon the eruption of Mount Pelee sank more than dozen of boats is now known in the world as the richest shipwreck diving site in the Caribbean.
Charter a yacht for your vacation starting at the beloved beachside town of Grand Anse d’Arlet, to the large city of Fort de France, then head north bound to Saint Pierre, turn to west coast in Anse du Ceron, to Marina Pointe du Bout beach, the bustling Sainte-Anne and the moorings base at La Marina du Marin.