New Year 2017 in the Caribbean

From the 26th of December to the 7th of January 2017

For a special New Year’s eve abandon the typical Christmas atmosphere made of snow and cold and join us in the Caribbean!

You’ll be surrounded by nothing less than dances on white beaches with huge palm trees adorned with Latin American rhythms in the background, fresh fruit cocktails, a magnificent tropical climate and at midnight the unique excitement of being able to celebrate with a dip in the Caribbean sea!!

This is just a hint of what you’ll experience if you decide to dedicate some of your time to spend a relaxing holiday on board of Venus!

We’ll cruise in sailors favorites seas pushed by the trade winds in a pleasant tropical climate.

We’ll swim in crystal clear waters in company of sea turtles, colorful fish and coral reefs to explore.

These islands offer us everything we need to make our holiday complete on 360 ​​°: a real mix of fun, relaxation, sun, flora and fauna and rich local traditions lie ahead….

We look forward to going there and you?

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CRUISE PLAN:

  • Boarding in: Monday the 26th of December 2016 in Martinique at port/bay of Fort-de-France.
  • Boarding out: Saturday the 7th of January at Saint Vincent, Kingstown Bay.

Arriving in Saint Vincent will save us two long, hard days upwind against ocean in pleasing you relax .

  • Cruise period: 13 days.

*HOW TO REACH US:

Book your return flight to Martinique , then a one-way flight from Saint Vincent to Martinique LIAT company for about $ 150 .

  • Boat: Sailing boat -4 double cabins -2 bathrooms.
  • Single quote: €1.300,00
  • Entire boat quote: €8.500,00

The quote includes: Skipper, hostess, accommodation in cabins, sailing programme, tender with engine, final cleaning.

The quote does not include: Journey or transfers to the boarding place, food , fuel, eventual port charges and taxes, mooring payments or things not mentioned in ”the quote includes”.


CRUISE ITINERARY :

Monday, December the 26th : Embarking in Martinique, an island of the Lesser Antilles which is considered the flower of the Caribbean with its wide variety of natural landscapes of hills, forests, waterfalls, rainforest and also long beaches with picturesque bays. Accommodation in cabins, galley, and welcome drink.

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Tuesday, December the 27th: Goodbye Martinique setting sails towards  St. Lucia , an island of volcanic origin like all the islands of the Lesser Antilles. This island is the habitat of a wide variety of lush plants and tropical fauna also characterized by pristine forests. We’ll stop for lunch at Rodney Bay(30Nm)where we’ll have a nice swim between crystal waters for then moving in Marigot Bay, one of the most beautiful bays of the Caribbean formed by a strip of sand and palm trees, we’ll spend the night(7Nm).

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Wednesday, December the 28th: We’ll move to Saint Vincent, an island south of St. Lucia, part of the group of the Grenadines; it’s a mountainous island of volcanic origin covered by lush vegetation. We’ll stop at Wallilabou Bay(46Nm)to enjoy this tropical paradise with sun, diving and snorkeling.

Tobago Cays group of islands, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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Thursday, December the 29th : Setting sails towards Bequia, island of the Grenadines, anchoring at Admiral Bay(15Nm). There we’ll enjoy fantastic powdery sands, secluded bays and turquoise waters. For the evening we’ll be pleased by some social life on the ground.

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Friday, December the 30th: We’ll move to Mustique(13Nm), an island that has many coral reefs and a rich fauna populated by turtles and other animals.

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Saturday, December the 31st: In view of the long-awaited New Year’s Eve we’ll go to the famous island of Tobago Cays(19Nm)considered a true paradise on earth; two islands emerged in the middle of coral reefs home of a famous Marine Park are all to explore with mask and snorkel.

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For New Year’s Eve beach celebrations will be waiting for us with lots of Caribbean music, many cocktails of fresh local fruit, freshly caught fish and lots of fun for those who want, until late at night…and why not a good luck midnight swim for the arrival of the 2017!!

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Sunday, January the 1st : We’ll relax in Tobago Cays enjoying this magnificent coral atoll, who wants can go for an exploration of the islands flora and fauna.

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Monday, January the 2nd : After a deserved rest we’ll set sails on Petit St. Vincent(7Nm)exploring the most distinctive landmark of the Grenadines, which is also rich in coral reefs lapped by a magical and regenerating atmosphere.

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Tuesday, January the 3rd: We’ll sail towards Union Island(3Nm)and Palm Island(2Nm)that being very close between each others we’ll visit both. Union Island is of volcanic origin, Palm Island is characterized by a flat territory with the exception of three heights; both with spectacular white beaches and long coral reefs. In the evening we’ll have the chance to get off board to visit the island and have fun in a typical Caribbean evening.

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Wednesday, January the 4th: We’ll move to Mayreau a hill very rich in vegetation surrounded by white beaches, we’ll stop at Saline Bay(3Nm).

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Thursday, January the 5th : We begin to approach the end of the holiday and take the way back, going back to Bequia(25Nm)at Low Bay anchoring in one of the most beautiful beaches on the island, for the clarity of the water and for the kindness of the locals.

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Friday, January the 6th: We move to St. Vincent in Kingstown Bay(8Nm).

Saturday, January the 7th: Boarding out of participants in St. Vincent at Kingstown Bay.

*The whole itinerary can vary depending on the weather conditions.

The overnight stays are expected in bays or in the marinas; some evenings we can enjoy visiting the local sights and eating out in typical restaurants.
WHAT TO BRING ON BOARD:

We recommend comfortable casual clothes, waterproof jacket, rubber-soled shoes(if possible white), a sleeping bag, pillow covers, towels and bathrobes, sun creams, sunglasses and a hat.

The luggage must be strictly soft or backpacks (since space is limited)

Snorkelling equipment is welcome.