Caribbean events highlights 2018

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From concerts and carnivals to food festivals and sailing regattas, there are plenty of exciting events taking place across the Caribbean islands in 2018!

Below is an introduction to just a few of these events along with our recommendations of where to stay – see more ideas on our Caribbean events calendar.

Call our friendly travel specialists on 01752 880880 or email [email protected] to request a tailor-made quotation for your next tropical holiday. Visit the Tropic Breeze website for travel inspiration.

Bequia Easter Regatta
(30 March – 2 April)

The island’s biggest event, known for its blend of yacht racing and on-shore activities. Colourful local sailing boats and yachts from across The Grenadines compete in a number of races, while on dry land there are various activities including concerts, beach parties and family games.
Stay at the elegant & luxurious Bequia Beach Hotel7 nights from £2610pp!
Bed & breakfast sharing a Classic Room. 27 March departure.

Pure Grenada Music Festival

(13 – 15 April)

A three day festival featuring local bands alongside international artists. The festival village will be beside the water in St George’s, Grenada’s capital, promising a lively atmosphere with musicians from genres including soul and reggae.
Stay at the friendly Coyaba Beach Resort on Grand Anse Beach – 7 nights from £1360pp!
Bed & breakfast sharing a Garden/Pool View Room. 13 April departure.

Antigua Sailing Week
(28 April – 4 May)

One of the great events in the world sailing calendar and a ‘must do’ for many yachtsmen – as well as a series of exciting races, the event is known for its lively post-sailing parties which are hosted on a different Antiguan beach each night.
Stay at the beachfront Inn at English Harbour7 nights from £1425pp!
Bed & breakfast sharing a Beach Cabana. 26 April departure.

Barbados Crop Over

(May – August)

Crop Over festivities take place from May onwards, with the official festival season starting in July and climaxing with the Grand Kadooment costume band road march on the first Monday in August. Markets, carnivals, concerts, exhibitions and colourful Calypso competitions all take place across Barbados.
Stay at Sugar Bay, a relaxed resort on the south coast – 7 nights from £1895pp!
All-inclusive sharing a Signature Room. 30 July departure.

Nevis Food & Mango Festival
(5 – 8 July)

A unique event celebrating the 40 different varieties of mango that are found on Nevis, as well as the vibrant culinary scene. Cooking demonstrations and master classes will be held over the course of four days with local and celebrity chefs, plus dining experiences at top restaurants.
Stay at the vast & luxurious Four Seasons Resort Nevis7 nights from £1725pp!
Bed & breakfast sharing a Nevis Peak View Room. 4 July departure.

St Lucia Chocolate Heritage Month

The month of August is dedicated to celebrating St Lucia’s thriving cocoa industry. Visitors to the island can take part in cocoa plantation tours, sample chocolate-inspired dishes and indulge in spa treatments that make use of the product.
Stay at Anse Chastanet, a hillside resort with views of the Pitons – 7 nights from £1430pp!
Bed & breakfast sharing a Standard Garden View Room. 26 August departure.

Barbados Food, Wine & Rum Festival
(15 – 18 November)

A celebration of gastronomy in Barbados involving local and international chefs, rum experts and mixologists. Events include rum tours, cook offs, fine dining, beach barbecues and an exhibition polo match where fans can watch while sampling cocktails and canapes.
Stay at the all-inclusive Crystal Cove by Elegant Hotels7 nights from £1545pp!
All-inclusive sharing a Pool/Garden View Room. 12 November departure.

View our full Caribbean events calendar

Call us on 01752 880880 or email [email protected] to discuss your next holiday to the Caribbean or the Maldives – all our holidays are tailor-made so we can put together a suggestion including the best flights and hotels for you.

Sample prices are based on two people sharing the lowest room type and include flights, transfers, the board basis mentioned and current special offers.
Prices are a guide only, contact us for a tailor made quotation. Conditions apply for all special offers including book by dates, blackout dates and minimum stays – ask our travel specialists for full details. Offers are for new bookings only.

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