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20-Night Philipsburg to Lisbon 5.9.24

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Stop by the renowned Elvis’ Beach Bar in Sandy Ground to sample their famous rum punch. Gustavia holds a diverse cultural heritage that is on display through Swedish colonial and French Creole architecture, most easily seen in its signature red-roofed buildings. Pointe-á Pitre is a charming town known for energetic markets like Marché de la Darse, where the fishermen peddle their catch from boats harborside. As you make the crossing from Barbados to Portugal, you’ll explore Europe’s best-kept secret, the Azores Islands. Discover rugged coasts, volcanoes, crater lakes and the UNESCO Global Geopark. In Lajes do Pico, climb up to Vigia da Queimada, a prime spot for stunning views, and keep your eyes open for a whale fluke breaching the water. Around the shores of Pico Island, you may even see dolphins.

20-Night Philipsburg to Lisbon 5.9.24

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May 09    Philipsburg, St. Maarten    Depart: 10:00PM
Philipsburg, St. Maarten

The island’s diverse environment truly makes St. Maarten a marvel, as it is home to over 100 nationalities who speak more than 80 languages. The Dutch capital, Philipsburg, attracts visitors with its many art galleries, zoo and casinos. Soft white sands against serene blue waters make Great Bay Beach a perfect paradise to lie back and relax or go jet skiing and snorkeling. Shop for jewelry, clothing, electronics and perfume, all duty-free, along Philipsburg’s famous Front Street. The Sint Maarten Museum can be found on this street too, rife with the country’s history dating as far back as the Arawaks, the indigenous people of the Caribbean and South America. <r><r>

May 10    Sandy Ground, Anguilla   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Sandy Ground, Anguilla

White, sandy beach shores, azure waters and palm trees on the horizon make Anguilla an absolute paradise. Rendezvous Bay Beach is a popular destination for a relaxing beach day with comfortable amenities. Stop by the renowned Elvis’ Beach Bar in Sandy Ground to sample their famous rum punch. Walk along the main beach to take in the electric energy of dozens of restaurants and a bustling harbor. For quieter adventures, head to Sandy Island and enjoy a day of snorkeling and other water sports away from the crowds. Or venture a little further inland toward North Hill Village to satisfy your appetite at a local restaurant. Find your way to the Pamead shipwreck for an exciting adventure that sparks the imagination.

May 11    Gustavia, St. Barts   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Gustavia, St. Barts

St. Barts, an island within the archipelago of the French West Indies, contains deep valleys, stunning beaches and verdant, formerly active volcanic hills. Within all this sits the capital city of Gustavia with a diverse cultural heritage on display through Swedish colonial and French Creole architecture most easily seen in its signature red-roofed buildings. The beaches are the main attraction, offering unspoiled coves such as Gouverneur and quiet scenes like Saline for more intimate beach days. For a more active adventure, do the Colombier hike that leads you to the perfect snorkeling spot. Savor the exquisite flavors of Cajun and Creole seafood and staples like conch gratin, minced beef and the island specialty – banana flambé.

May 12    Carambola Beach, St. Kitts & Nevis   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Carambola Beach, St. Kitts & Nevis

Among St. Kitts’ stunning beaches is South Friar’s Bay, a shoreline filled with snorkeling and tanning opportunities. Within this stretch of sand lies Carambola Beach, inviting you to unwind in a tropical paradise with a landscape of palm trees and lush mountain peaks. The luxury of a beach club and restaurants, loungers and umbrellas beckon you to take it easy and relax for a day in the sun. Or feel free to play in the water with options for water sports. Not far from the beach lies the UNESCO-listed Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, a historical landmark that exemplifies the ingenuity of Britain’s military engineering and one of the best-preserved fortifications in the Americas.

May 13    Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe

On the island of Grande-Terre in Guadaloupe sits Pointe-á Pitre, a charming town known for its energetic markets. At Marché de la Darse, watch the fishermen peddle their catch from boats harborside. Marché Saint-Antoine comes alive with the enticing aroma of local spices, fruits and vegetables. Explore the island’s history at Place de la Victoire, constructed in 1763 when the city itself was established. Colonial-style homes clustered around the square tell a story of the past that leads to the city’s colorful personality today. A visit to Pointe-á Pitre is only complete with a stop at Musée St-John Perse, a museum dedicated to Alexis Leger, better known as Saint-John Perse, a renowned Nobel laureate poet.

May 14    Les Trois-Ilets, Martinique   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Les Trois-Ilets, Martinique

The coastal community of Les Trois-Îlets – a municipality created by the intersection of Le Diamant, les Anses-d’Arlet and Sainte-Luce – is perhaps best known as the birthplace of French Empress Joséphine, Napoléon Bonaparte’s first wife. Her family’s sugar plantation now stands as the site of Musee de la Pagerie, where you can find mementos from her childhood and a love letter that Napoléon once wrote to her. Nearby sits Maison de la Canne (House of Sugar), where you’ll learn about the influence the sugar industry had on the community’s development. While the white, sandy beaches and crystal waters are a major allure of the three islets, they also contain an area of lush forest perfect for nature walks, hiking and ecotourism.

May 15    Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 8:00PM
Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia

A manmade lagoon sitting within the Gros Islet, Rodney Bay entices you with bars, restaurants and shops that invite you to take things slow. Make a trek to Pigeon Island National Landmark, a highlight that encompasses the island’s rich history with monuments depicting the many influences across its West Indian culture. Experience true magic as you look to the peaks of the Piton Mountains, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site for their natural beauty. Spend a day on the sunny, pristine beaches with opportunities for water sports like snorkeling, kitesurfing, big-game fishing and diving. Find your way to the north side of Gros Islet to discover a small fishing village that offers a taste of local life, street food, rum shops and Calypso music.

May 16    Bridgetown, Barbados   Arrive: 6:00AM Depart: 6:00PM
Bridgetown, Barbados

The historic capital of Barbados, Bridgetown, contains centuries of colonial architecture that display the spread of the British Empire. The Barbados Garrison, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of many old buildings filled with the fascinating history of how the island grew into what it is today. Lying along the southwest coast of Carlisle Bay, it also offers beautiful and serene beach scenes with soft, white sand. And it’s an enticing destination with ancient shipwrecks to dive and explore near the coast, like the S.S. Stavronikita, one of the most popular dive sites in the entire Caribbean. A trip to Barbados is not complete without a sampling of the local rum at St. Nicholas Abbey, one of the oldest distilleries in the Caribbean.

May 17    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 18    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 19    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 20    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 21    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 22    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 23    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 24    Ponta Delgada (Azores) Portugal   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 6:00PM
Ponta Delgada (Azores) Portugal

The rugged coasts, volcanoes and crater lakes of the Azores islands create stunning landscapes that beckon you to explore, and Ponta Delgada is the archipelago’s capital city. The Azores are well-known for the cultivation of pineapples, which you can learn more about at Plantacao de Ananas dos Acores, as well as enjoy cocktails and ice cream made with fresh pineapple juice. For a more challenging adventure, find your way to Ponta da Ferraria and go for a swim in what’s considered by many a hot tub in the ocean by climbing down the rocks or wooden ladder. Explore Portugal’s historic architecture at sites like Igreja do Santo Cristo, Portas da Cidade and Igreja Matriz de São Sebastiao.

May 25    Lajes do Pico (Azores), Portugal   Arrive: 8:00AM Depart: 7:00PM
Lajes do Pico (Azores), Portugal

Amid the Azores, Europe’s best-kept secret, lies the island of Pico with the municipality of Lajes do Pico. Here you’ll discover a history of whaling and learn how the cetaceans came to be beloved by the locals and respected as part of their environment. Climb up to the lookout on Vigia da Queimada, a prime spot for stunning views, and keep your eyes on the horizon as you search for signs of a whale fluke breaching the sea’s surface. Around the shores of Pico Island you may even see dolphins. Make a trek to the Achada Plateau and find the largest lake on the island, Caiado Lagoon. With a backdrop of verdant hills along a quiet shore, it’s a piece of paradise on Earth.

May 26    Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Portugal   Arrive: 7:00AM Depart: 3:00PM
Praia da Vitoria (Azores), Portugal

Along the eastern shore of the Azores’ Terceira Island sits Praia da Vitória. Amid its picturesque main square, you find the charming parish church with Manueline architecture, a Gothic doorway and a golden Baroque side chapel. From the Serra do Cume Viewpoint you’ll see verdant stretches of valleys and fields that offer an expansive perspective of the vila. Concrete platforms built into lava rocks along the oceanside create an astonishing scene at the nearby Praia dos Biscoitos, where the waves crash against the volcanic shoreline. Make your way toward the center of the island for a hiking adventure around Furnas de Enxofre, where volcanic activity occurs as hot springs and sulfurous fumaroles

May 27    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 28    At Sea   
At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

May 29    Lisbon, Portugal   Arrive: 8:00AM
Lisbon, Portugal

Portugal’s capital Lisbon comes alive with a rich history seen in every nook and cranny of the city. From the resting place of famous explorer Vasco de Gama at Jeronimos Monastery to the impressive turrets of São Jorge Castle dating all the way back to second century B.C.E., Lisbon offers a deep dive into the past to satiate the most curious travelers.
While Western Europe’s oldest city boasts an array of Baroque and Neoclassical architecture, that does not mean it has remained stuck in the past. On the contrary, the colorful culture and vibrant life that runs throughout the city’s restaurants, shops, and rooftop bars make it buzz with infectious energy. Taking a tuk tuk through its hard-to-reach passages allows you to experience Lisbon as the locals do.

20-Night Philipsburg to Lisbon 5.9.24

May 09, 2024

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  • FREE unlimited beverages, including fine wines, spirits and craft beers
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  • FREE shore landings led by expert field guides
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  • FREE polar plunge
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  • FREE Josper Grill Dining Experience at 7AFT Grill
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  • FREE events hosted by a Tastes & Traditions Expert on select expeditions
  • FREE Atlas Ocean Voyages backpack
  • FREE use of water toys on select expeditions

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  • FREE enrichment programs and workshops on select expeditions
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  • FREE Josper Grill Dining Experience at 7AFT Grill
  • FREE Atlas Ocean Voyages backpack
  • FREE use of water toys on select expeditions
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