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Joy - A Wonderful Winter in the Caribbean - La Guaira, Venezuela Round Trip
MS Europa Voyage 1330 -  December 9 - 21, 2013

5% early booking discount if booked before May 13, 2013!

The Caribbean Sea caresses snow-white beaches, and sunny islands such as Tobago and St. Lucia arouse enthusiasm with the lush green of their tropical vegetation, off-road vehicle safaris and relaxed catamaran tours. Little isles like Jost Van Dyke await you with pristine beach life, and the crystal-clear blue invites you to discover the colourful underwater world – be it by submarine or with goggles. A romantic sunset on Martinique – another highlight of exotic December days.

Highlights of this cruise

  • Caribbean underwater world from a submarine perspective*
  • Helicopter flight over St. Lucia*
  • Martinique by all-terrain vehicle*
  • Caribbean folklore on board
  • Golf & Cruise voyage with comprehensive golf package*
  • New port of call: Le Marin/Martinique

~These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. Subject to changes.

Date  Destination
Mon, 09-Dec-2013  La Guaira (Caracas)/ Venezuela, departure 22.00 hrs
In the port city on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, a sunny pre-Christmas season aboard the EUROPA begins.
Tue, 10-Dec-2013  Relaxation at sea
Wed, 11-Dec-2013  Scarborough/Tobago/Trinidad and Tobago, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs
The tranquil island is a little Caribbean gem with beautiful beaches and a rainforest that has already been under a preservation order since the 18th century. Wonderful terrain for a hike past gigantic treesand plants which offer many tropical birds a home. The leisurely trip by glass-bottom boat* allows you to gather insights into the fascinating underwater world which will also thrill you if you go snorkelling.
Thu, 12-Dec-2013  Bridgetown/Barbados, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs
Left-hand driving, cricket and afternoon tea – the legacy of the British colonial era is plain to see in “Little England“. The island panorama* is characterised by both the fine sandy beaches in the west and the rugged coasts in the east. The green monkeys which are at home in the Barbados Wildlife Reserve originally come from Africa; the species made its way to the Caribbean in the distant past. The mansion St. Nicholas Abbey is reminiscent of the times of the sugar barons. Or would you like to marvel at the iridescent underwater world? Embark on an exciting journey by submarine*.
Fri, 13-Dec-2013  Castries/St. Lucia, 7.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs
The most impressive views of the beauty of the multifaceted tropical paradise can be gained from above - experience St. Lucia during a sightseeing flight* over little villages, famous Marigot Bay and the volcanic cones Petit and Gros Pitons, the landmarks of the island. The off-road vehicle safari* all the way to the oberservation point Morne Fortune also reveals magnificent vistas. A short hike subsequently takes you to the Anse La Raye Waterfall.
Sat, 14-Dec-2013  Gustavia/Saint Barthélemy/Leeward Islands/France, 13.00 hrs – 23.00 hrs
The name of the scenic isle is frequently abbreviated to St. Barts. Today, you can get to know its little settlements and gorgeous bays on a panoramic trip*. Alternatively, you may wish to go on board a catamaran and look forward to a relaxed sailing trip* - cruise along the coast, swim in the turquoise water and simply enjoy life.
Sun, 15-Dec-2013  Jost Van Dyke/British Virgin Islands/Great Britain, 9.00 hrs – 17.00 hrs
The paradisiacal isle was named after a Dutch pirate and is ideal territory for an unforgettable time ashore. Relax on White Bay, one of the most beautiful bays of the Virgin Islands, or visit the legendary Bar Foxy’s. Picture-perfect Caribbean impressions.
Mon, 16-Dec-2013  St. John’s/Antigua/Antigua and Barbuda, 8.00 hrs – 24.00 hrs
Countless beaches fringe the island of the Antilles which was an important base of the British fleet in the 17th and 18th centuries. Days you will be able to vividly imagine at Nelson’s Dockyard, a lovingly restored Georgian dockyard dating back to the 18th century, in the course of your landscape tour*. From the fort Shirley Heights, you will enjoy wonderful views as far as Guadeloupe. Or would you like to explore the coast in a relaxing manner? On the catamaran tour* past picturesque bays and beaches, you have time to swim and sunbathe.
Tue, 17-Dec-2013  Terre de Haut/Îles des Saintes/Guadeloupe, 8.00 hrs – 18.00 hrs
The small isle off the coast of the southern tip of Guadeloupe will enchant you with its marvellous beaches and pretty Fort Napoleon established in the 19th century. In the course of an island tour*, the museum of the latter will grant you interesting insights into the history and culture of the tiny Îles des Saintes archipelago. Explore its delightful bays and islets on the catamaran tour* with rum punch and Calypso music. En route, you will also have excellent opportunities to snorkel in the Caribbean Sea.
Wed, 18-Dec-2013  Le Marin/Martinique, 8.00 hrs – 24.00 hrs
An active off-road vehicle tour across Martinique takes you to the green heart of the “flower island“ – past banana and sugar cane fields, you will travel right into the forests. There, you can go for a walk to a waterfall. The impressive sight of “Little Pompeii“, the excavated ruins of St. Pierre, is an important feature of the island panorama*. The former capital was destroyed when Mount Pelée erupted in 1902 and is today regarded as a “town of art and history“.
Thu, 19-Dec-2013  Relaxation at sea
Fri, 20-Dec-2013  Islas Los Roques/Venezuela, 8.00 hrs – 15.00 hrs
White sandy beaches, blue lagoons, crystal-clear water which is home to an abundance of colourful marine creatures – enjoy your time on the Islas Los Roques featuring Zodiac trips (subject to weather), walks, swimming and snorkelling.
Sat, 21-Dec-2013  La Guaira (Caracas)/ Venezuela, arrival 6.00 hrs.  Disembarkation.


5% early booking discount if booked before May 13, 2013!

Category Suite type

Price in Euros
(per person)

Price in USD $  ³
(per person)
cruise only

0
Guaranteed Suite, double occupancy¹

5,490 €

$ 4,896

1
Suite

6,958 €

$ 6,658

2
Suite

7,128 €

$ 6,862

3
Suite

7,298 €

 $ 7,066

1-3
Suite, single occupancy

8,648 €

$ 8,686

4
Veranda Suite

7,748€

$ 7,606

5
Veranda Suite

8,478 €

$ 8,482

4-5
Veranda Suite, single occupancy

10,738 €

$ 11,194

6
Veranda Suite

8,758 €

$ 8,818

7
Veranda Suite

9,208 €

$ 9,358

6-7
Veranda Suite, single occupancy

11,858 €

$ 12,538

8
Penthouse Deluxe Suite

13,268 €

$ 14,230

9
Penthouse Grand Suite

- on request -

- on request -

10
SPA Suite

9,998 €

$ 10,306

11
Extra bed for 3rd person

5,098 €

$ 4,426 

- Without travel arrangements to cruise departure point

- 730 €

-

- Without travel arrangements to cruise arrival point

- 680 €

-




³ US Dollar rates as of July 2012.  Fares are based on the current Euro to Dollar exchange rate and are subject to change.

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