Sailing the Windward Islands
February 21 – 28, 2015
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Elude the depths of winter from February 21 – 28, 2015 on this special opportunity to experience seafaring in its most timeless form. Cruise beneath 16,000 square feet of billowing white sails aboard the three-masted m.y. Le Ponant and sail among the idyllic Windward Islands, a remote archipelago of spectacular volcanic islands in the southern Caribbean Sea. Discover first-hand the historic towns and picturesque harbors favored by yachtsmen and the sublime charm of island life.
Sail round-trip from Fort-de-France, Martinique, into secluded harbors and popular sailors’ haunts to explore the rich culture and beautiful natural features of the Caribbean’s remote Windward Islands. Visit Martinique’s lush, artist-designed Balata Garden integrating 3,000 varieties of tropical plants and flowers. Be on deck as you approach St. Lucia for a picturesque glimpse of the Gros and Petit Pitons, twin mountain peaks and a UNESCO World Heritage site; experience Dominica’s geothermal activity and see its famous twin Trafalgar Falls. You can snorkel amid the awe-inspiring reefs and marine life in the lagoons of Tobago Cays Marine Park; visit Grenada, where the scent of spices wafts through the air of this quintessential Spice Island and explore the old-world charm of St. Vincent and its historic capital, Kingstown.
Please contact the Alumni Travel office at 1-800-886-9895 or via email at email@example.com for more details.