Caribbean Windward Islands
The Windward Islands lies south of the Leeward Archipelago and stretch from Domenica to Trinidad & Tobago. Their tranquillity and pristine beaches attract visitors all year round, and it’s no surprise – the beauty of the islands is unforgettable.
You will fall in love with their allure - from the tropical landscapes of The Grenadines & Grenada and wild beauty of St. Lucia to the dramatic cliffs and hot springs of Dominica. Why not start your cruise right here? Dominica is known for its untamed nature, rainforests and waterfalls and the countless species of wild animals and birds. Fans of Pirates of the Caribbean will probably recognize the peaks of the island – and it’s not the only movie that has been filmed here. The tropical paradise of Dominica is also a world heritage site preserved by UNESCO– visit the island if you’d like to experience exotic diving or simply to admire the natural beauty of Earth while ambling in the verdant forests.
Martinique is an overseas region of France located south of Dominica Island. This pretty Caribbean island also known as an ‘Island of Flowers’ is a popular winter cruising destination. Seductive beaches, blooming gardens and magnificent waterfalls create an unforgettable tropical environment, which attracts yachts men from the surrounding territories all year round. Fort-de-France is a capital of Martinique and one of the major cities of the Caribbean. This busy commercial centre is also rich with culture and has plenty of historic sites and museums. After a walk in the city centre stop by one of the local restaurants to try some delicious Martini can specialities, such as signature dish called ‘accra’.After a filling meal don’t miss a chance to try Ti Punch – traditional local drink on the base of rum. Great mood guaranteed for the rest of the day!
Barbados is an incredibly beautiful coral island in the Atlantic Ocean. This relaxing and friendly place is a perfect destination for your luxury yacht charter, ask the Captain to drop the anchor here for a day or two. Tired of sunbathing and diving? Barbados offers great golf and cricket facilities. Everybody knows that cricket is Barbados national sport and the island is one of the world’s capitals of this historically English sport. Apart from active leisure you can enjoy rum tasting in the Mount Gay Rum Distillery, but make sure you do that after your cricket session and not before. For a gourmet dinner, we recommend an elegant and chic restaurant called ‘The Cliff’ – its’ amazing menu will not leave anyone disappointed. After the sunset go to any of the local bars – the choice is endless and you will definitely find something matching your preferences.