Conjure up images of blue seas, white sandy beaches, palm trees stirred by gentle breezes, abundant mango trees and banana palms and you’ll imagine only the beginning of what the these islands have to offer. Exploring the Caribbean on this holiday brings with it a real sense of freedom as you visit several islands experiencing their own distinct flavours, rhythm and culture.
We begin on the verdant island of St Lucia, which is quite simply a beautiful island. Coastal walks, botanical gardens and exotic beaches are all waiting to be discovered. The island is a fusion of French, British and African traditions - an intriguing mix!
Taking a short ferry ride, we head to the French-Caribbean island of Martinique, where Napoleon’s Empress Josephine was born. We’ll see historic Fort de France, enjoy a walk that takes us from the Atlantic to the Caribbean coast, through a rainforest, and of course have time for a swim from one of the beautiful beaches.
On to Dominica, a spectacular wild, green island of rugged mountains, lush rainforests and rushing rivers, and sparkling waterfalls. Relatively untouched by tourism, the island offers a wide variety of hikes, some following routes developed by the Kalinago (Carib) population, long before Columbus arrived. Relax in a sulphur spa and enjoy a boat trip. This is certainly an island for nature lovers.
During our time on Antigua, we’ll take a rainforest hike, explore the capital of St John’s, and perhaps swim at one of Antigua’s famed 365 beaches – one for every day of the year!
Please note: that we use local scheduled ferry services between islands and it may be necessary to change the itinerary should the schedules alter.
At Chapters Experience Holidays, we are in a fortunate position to be able to use our profits to help make a difference to peoples’ lives. By travelling with us on this holiday, you can directly help us support the destinations we visit through our staff-managed charitable project click
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