Breathtaking Cruises

Windward Island Cruises

Introduction to Windward Island Cruises

The Windward Islands are located in the Eastern Caribbean Sea. They consist of six islands namely Dominica, Martinique, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Grenadines and Grenada. The Windward Islands are a fantastic place for a cruise vacation as they give passengers the chance to experience the different cultures of each island. The endless beautiful beaches and clear blue seas are ideal for relaxing in and the wildlife on land and in the sea is one huge magical adventure just waiting to be explored. The Windward Islands have increased dramatically in popularity over the last ten years and a number of cruise companies now offer cruises around the islands.

PO Cruises

PO Windward Island cruises begin in the popular resort of Barbados which is renowned for its beautiful beaches and deep blue seas. Cruises then continue to the Bonaire Dutch Antilles which has the most amazing dive opportunities with many colourful reefs to explore. The next port Aruba Dutch Antilles has brilliant water sports facilities, whereas Ocho Rios is where Ian Flemming built his house – no James Bond though to look out for! Other ports on the PO Cruise are Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos, St Maarten, Antigua Caribbean, Dominica (becoming very popular for families) and lastly the port town St. Lucia. All these fabulous locations are a mixture of fascinating scenes. Families, couples and groups of friends would certainly enjoy this type of cruise. Prices start from $1,949.00 per person.

Thompson Cruises – Exclusively For Adults

Thompson offers a seven day cruise to and around the Windward Islands from 26 December 2010 to 3 April 2011 which is exclusively for adults only. The ports of calls starting from the Dominican Republic are Grenada, St Lucia, Antigua, St Maarten and the British Virgin Islands. This cruise is jam packed with just about everything from the gorgeous beaches and clear blue seas to the markets and shops to buy souvenirs. There are also water sports and diving opportunities that can be booked through the company enabling passengers to explore the coral reefs and marine life. Prices start from $1,168 per person.

Caribbean Grenadine Islands Tall Ship Cruise

This cruise company depart from Barbados and call firstly at Grenadines, then to Tobago Cays- uninhabited and protected from sea swells by horseshoe reef. The next stop on the itinerary is St. Vincent and Bequia where you can catch sight of the sperm whales and the amazing dolphins. The next stops are Fort-de-France and Martinique which has beautiful coral and sponges for the enthusiastic diver. The final stop is at Marigot Bay, St Lucia where you can see famous rain forests and fruit plantations. Prices start at $1,607.00 per person.


The Windward Islands are an ideal place to spend a cruise holiday. This is especially true if you love the warm weather and enjoy relaxing on white sands and in the crystal clear sea. The locals on all of the islands are especially friendly when it comes to tourists; and this is one of the main reasons why the Windward Islands are becoming an increasingly popular cruise destination. Try it, you won’t be disappointed!