Dream Yacht Charters ‘By The Cabin’ cruises around Grenada & The Grenadines
One of the world’s leading yacht charter companies is offering an affordable way to experience a sailing holiday around Grenada & The Grenadines, allowing guests to rent a cabin on board a crewed catamaran.
Catamarans accommodate a maximum of 12 guests, with accommodation in a double cabin featuring an en suite bathroom and air-conditioning. Cruises include full board and follow a set 7 night itinerary visiting some of the most beautiful spots in the Grenadines including Carriacou, Union Island, the Tobago Cays and Petit St Vincent.
There is plenty of time for guests to relax and sunbathe on board the catamaran while it sails through crystal clear waters, plus opportunities to explore each island or take part in water sports. The catamaran will anchor in a sheltered location overnight to ensure a peaceful night’s sleep.
Day One: Grenada
Board the catamaran late afternoon and spend a relaxed evening in Port Louis Marina in St George’s, where you have plenty of time to get acquainted with the boat’s features and to meet your fellow guests over dinner.
Day Two: Grenada – Carriacou – Sandy Island
Sailing time: 5 1/2 hours
Sail from Grenada to Carriacou, an exhilarating trip of about 5 ½ hours. Anchor among fishing boats in Tyrrel Bay where you can disembark and go for a wander, perhaps visiting one of the many local rum shops. Complete customs formalities then head to nearby Sandy Island where you moor for the night.
Day Three: Sandy Island – Union Island
Sailing time: 1 1/2 hours
Enjoy breakfast overlooking Sandy Island, a small stretch of sand which is a nature reserve where which is famed for its marine life and bird watching possibilities. Spend a few hours swimming and snorkelling then sail about 1 ½ hours north to Union Island. Complete the customs formalities for St Vincent and the Grenadines then drop anchor at the quieter Chatham Bay on the west of the island.
Day Four: Union Island – Mayreau
Sailing time: 1 1/2 hours
Sail northwards to Salt Whistle Bay on the stunning island of Mayreau, a trip of about 1 ½ hours. Spend the afternoon in this tranquil spot where you can swim, snorkel, relax on the beach or take an invigorating walk up the hill to view the spectacular Tobago Cays.
Day Five: Mayreau – Tobago Cays
Sailing time: 1/4 hour
Sail the short distance to the Tobago Cays, the highlight of the trip for many where you spend the day snorkelling on the reef, spotting colourful fish and swimming with turtles. Explore the spectacular national park by dinghy or just stay on board and marvel at the natural beauty of the islands.
Day Six: Tobago Cays – Petit St Vincent
Sailing time: 3 hours
After a leisurely breakfast, sail back to Union Island to complete the customs formalities to depart St Vincent and the Grenadines. This trip will take about 3 hours, after which you head to the west coast of the stunning Petit St Vincent where you can snorkel before enjoying dinner on board or on the beach.
Day Seven: Petit St Vincent – Grenada
Sailing time: 6 hours
Enjoy an exhilarating sail southwards to Prickly Bay on the south coast of Grenada, a trip of about 6 hours. Disembark at Prickly Bay marina, a popular anchorage where you can enjoy a few drinks while listening to live music. Return to the boat for dinner and your last night on board.
Day Eight: Grenada
Sailing time: 1 1/2 hours
End your week by sailing about 1 ½ hours around the southern tip of the island to Port Louis Marina. Disembark the catamaran for the final time and spend your last few hours on Grenada before heading home. Alternatively extend your holiday with a stay at one of the fantastic hotels on Grenada.
Dates & prices
7 night ‘By The Cabin’ cruises around Grenada & The Grenadines run almost every week throughout the year, starting and ending in Grenada on Thursdays in low season and on Sundays in high season. Contact us for all departure dates.
Prices for the cruise only from £954 per person.
Sample price includes 7 nights’ accommodation based on two sharing a double cabin, full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner), drinks at meals and local aperitifs, the services of 2 crew members, linen and towels, all fuel, and water sports on board.
Guests must pay a cash box on arrival of around US$180.
Flights and transfers are not included in this price.
Full holiday packages from £2150 per person
Sample price is for low season and includes the 7 night cruise package as above, return flights (London Gatwick to Grenada), airport transfers and 3 nights at Mount Cinnamon on a bed and breakfast basis based on two sharing a Cinnamon Suite (1 night before the cruise and 2 nights after).
Prices are only to give an indication – contact us for a tailor-made quotation based on your requirements.
Catamarans: Cruises around Grenada & The Grenadines are on board an Ipanema 58 (6 double cabins), Sanya 57 (6 double cabins) or Lagoon 620 (6 double cabins). All are luxurious catamarans with a fully equipped kitchen, indoor lounge area, covered dining area and spaces to sit al fresco.
Accommodation: Cabins are small but well equipped with a double bed, en suite shower room and air-conditioning.
Crew: The professional crew consists of a captain and a steward/cook who prepares a fantastic selection of meals.
Dining: A continental breakfast, two course light lunch and two course dinner are included and prepared each day by the crew using fresh produce where possible. Occasionally the crew will catch fresh fish from the side of the boat.
Amenities: Water sports equipment on board the catamaran includes snorkelling gear, a sea kayak and paddle board (on some catamarans only). Two sets of linens are included in all sailing holidays as well as bath towels and beach towels.
Important information: Luggage must be soft bags as rigid suitcases are too cumbersome.
Call us on 01752 880 880 or email [email protected] to discuss your next holiday to the Caribbean – all our holidays are tailor-made so we can put together a suggestion including the best flights and hotels for you.
We offer fully bonded and protected holidays, whether booked with flights via our ATOL 5615 or for accommodation only holidays with our ABTA Y5401. This means you can rest assured that your Tropic Breeze holiday is safe and secure.