Island hopping across the Caribbean

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The Caribbean is the perfect place for an island hopping holiday. By staying in more than one destination, you can experience a diverse range of landscapes and unique cultures in one holiday. Excited to see the stunning beaches of Antigua, but maybe the laid-back atmosphere of Nevis appeals? Or perhaps you want to stay at your favourite resort but also try a new destination for a completely different experience. Island hopping is the perfect opportunity for guests who want to see and experience all that the Caribbean has to offer, and we’ve put together a few itineraries below for inspiration.

Grenada & St Lucia

14 nights from £4145 per person

Grenada is known as the ‘Spice island’ of the Caribbean as it produces some of the best nutmeg and mace in the world. A holiday to Grenada allows visitors to experience the laid-back atmosphere and meet friendly locals. Grenada is graced by Grand Anse Beach, one of the world’s most famous beaches which is a beautiful stretch of classically Caribbean palm fringed shore. Many hotels and resorts are set beside the beach, allowing guests to walk straight from their room onto the soft, white sand.

Grenada is perfect for an island hopping holiday alongside St Lucia. Renowned for its dramatic landscape of volcanic peaks, mountainous terrain and lush tropical scenery, the island appeals to adrenaline junkies, families, honeymooners and those looking to lay on a beach sipping rum punch. With a fantastic selection of accommodation options including exclusive resorts overlooking the Pitons, all-inclusive beach hotels and properties offering self-catering villas, St Lucia has something for everyone.

Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel

Calabash Luxury Boutique Hotel is a member of the prestigious Relais & Chateaux hotel group and has an outstanding reputation for hospitality and excellent cuisine. This five star hotel is family-owned and managed, offering the highest standard of service set within eight acres of lush tropical gardens beside the famous L’Anse Aux Epines beach.

East Winds

East Winds in St Lucia is a premium all-inclusive resort on La Brelotte Bay, set in twelve acres of tropical gardens abundant with colourful plants and exotic birds. The unique property is perfect for those looking to completely unwind in an elegant and informal retreat, with outstanding food and plenty of things to do. Dining at East Winds is exceptional with a focus on good quality ingredients – local produce is used wherever possible, from freshly caught fish to vegetables grown by local farmers.

*Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes 7 nights in each destination on a half board basis in Grenada and an all inclusive basis in St Lucia, private airport transfers and British Airways flights to and from the UK and between the islands.

Antigua & Nevis

14 nights from £3760 per person

Antigua is a stunning destination with plenty to offer visitors. A vast range of water sports are available, while the thriving coral reefs offer excellent snorkelling opportunities. Antigua also offers plenty of history and culture, with island tours offering a unique insight into the life of local people – the markets are constantly busy, the houses brightly decorated and cricket is played wherever flat ground can be found. Antigua is known for having 365 beaches, one for each day of the year, each as beautiful as the last.

Nearby Nevis is charming, friendly and welcoming, while the pace of life in these stunning surroundings is easy-going. There are no traffic lights on the island, no fast food chains and no buildings that are taller than palm trees. At the centre of the island is the volcanic Nevis Peak, with lush green tropical vegetation tumbling down from the hillsides to secluded, palm fringed coves and sun soaked beaches. If you enjoy exploring historic sites or mountain walks through tropical rainforests, then you need look no further than Nevis.

The Inn at English Harbour

The Inn at English Harbour is an exclusive, family-run beachfront hotel located on the southwest coast of Antigua, perfectly positioned on a beautiful wooded headland at the entrance of the historic English Harbour. Set on its own white sand beach within 19 acres of tropical gardens, the resort’s colonial-style buildings are five minutes from the bars, restaurants and boutiques of English Harbour.

Montpelier Plantation & Beach Hotel

Montpelier Plantation & Beach Hotel in Nevis is set on a 60 acre private estate 750 feet above the Caribbean Sea in the foothills of Nevis Peak, offering the highest standards of service and cuisine. The Relais & Chateaux property is widely regarded as one of the best privately owned, family-run hotels in the world and was ranked #1 St Kitts and Nevis’s Leading Hotel in the 2022 World Travel Awards. The second you step foot in this breathtaking hotel, you will see why so many love it.

*Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes 7 nights in each destination on a bed and breakfast basis in Nevis and a half board basis in Antigua, airport transfers and British Airways flights to and from the UK and between the islands.  

Barbados & Bequia

14 nights from £3590 per person

Barbados is a stylish and popular holiday destination which has justifiably earned its reputation as an ideal year-round choice for a relaxing break in the sun. The island’s main attraction is the coastline, with 60 miles of superb sandy beaches which are lapped by warm waters where visitors can lay back and relax. There are plenty of things to see and do in Barbados away from the beach, from wandering around picturesque fishing villages to visiting botanical gardens, from enjoying a sunset boat cruise to sampling rum at the Mount Gay Rum Distillery.

Bequia is a small island in the Grenadines, 100 miles west of Barbados. It’s the perfect postcard destination, with unspoilt beaches and the classic islander carefree attitude that brings a relaxed atmosphere to the entire island. Like Nevis, Bequia is a much quieter and remote location, with very little traffic and industrialisation, and is also a fantastic opportunity to engage with authentic Caribbean culture. Bequia is particularly popular with sailors, thanks to its extensive seafaring history, and is a great choice for those looking to go yachting.

Bequia Beach Hotel

Bequia Beach Hotel is a colonial-style hotel in the Grenadines that combines luxury, elegance and charm, with interiors reminiscent of the 1950s. Situated on Friendship Beach in the south of the island, the boutique hotel is surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens full of mango, almond and papaya trees. A relaxing, friendly atmosphere is coupled with a first class restaurant, beautiful swimming pool, secluded sandy beach and far reaching sea views.

Little Good Harbour

Little Good Harbour in Barbados is an intimate and stylish boutique hotel which incorporates a restored 18th century fort in Shermans, a small fishing village on the island’s north west coast. The focal point of the hotel is the renowned Fish Pot restaurant, housed within the original fort building overlooking a quiet beach and the azure Caribbean Sea. The restaurant is open air with a covered terrace and serves fresh seafood as part of its Caribbean and international cuisine.

*Price is based on 2 adults sharing and includes 7 nights in each destination on a bed and breakfast basis, airport transfers, Virgin Atlantic flights to and from the UK and VIP Bequia Air flights between islands.

To book your island hopping holiday to the Caribbean, call your travel experts at Tropic Breeze on 01752 880 880 or email

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