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2022 Treasures of the Caribbean

Feb. 26 – March 5, 2022OverheardView brochure (PDF)
Trip Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $3,995
Trip Length: 8 days
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Deck plan for Wind Spirit/Wind Star (PDF)

Elude the depths of winter and experience seafaring in its most timeless form on this custom-designed seven-night cruise experience amid the deep blue sea of the Caribbean’s tropical Windward Islands aboard the four-masted Wind Star. This exclusively-chartered, five-star small sailing ship features ocean-view accommodations and complimentary Wi-Fi access (conditions permitting).

Sail into secluded harbors inaccessible to larger vessels, exploring the natural and cultural treasures of the Windward Islands. Visit Martinique’s historical Clément Plantation, Rum Distillery and Balata Gardens. Enjoy the splendors of intimate Terre-de-Haut on Îles des Saintes. Explore quaint Soufriére, St. Lucia’s stunning Diamond Falls Botanical Gardens and unique volcanic Sulphur Springs.

Visit picturesque Grenada, the “Spice Island,” replete with historical landmarks and rare herbs. See the awe-inspiring lagoons and tropical, aquatic wildlife of Tobago Cays Marine Park in Mayreau, St. Vincent and Grenadines and tour vibrant Kingstown, the “City of Arches.” Barbados pre-trip option is offered.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart the U.S. / Arrive Bridgetown, Barbados/ Embark Wind Star
  • Day 2 : Rodney Bay, St. Lucia/Soufrière
  • Day 3 : Terre-de-Haut, Îles des Saintes
  • Day 4 : Fort-de-France, Martinique
  • Day 5 : Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines/ Admiralty Bay, Port Elizabeth, Bequia
  • Day 6 : St. George’s, Grenada
  • Day 7 : Saline Bay, Mayreau, St. Vincent and the Grenadines/ Tobago Cays
  • Day 8 : Bridgetown, Barbados/Disembark ship/ Return to the U.S

Eligibility

We offer the Tar Heel Travel program as a service to our alumni and friends of the University. As travel is a GAA member perk, we require one traveler per room to be a member of the General Alumni Association in order to be eligible to travel. For more information or to join the GAA, contact the membership office at (800) 962-0742 or become a GAA member online.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

Please review all trip documents carefully, especially visa, vaccine and health and safety information. Dietary accommodations cannot be guaranteed. Please contact the tour operator directly if you have any concerns participating in the tour.

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All 2022 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.

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