Transatlantic Eastbound

31 March - 19 April 2018

Duration

19 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

2 Ports

31 March

Setting sail from Philipsburg

Philipsburg is the gateway to an intriguing little Caribbean island with a dual personality: the Dutch side, St. Maarten, is the livelier of the two, with shopping malls, casinos and more of a nightlife scene, while French-speaking St. Martin is a more refined (and more expensive) affair, with a laid-back, continental air and a host of exclusive resorts and restaurants. Travelling between the two halves of the island is hassle-free, and both sides boast beautiful beaches, friendly locals and pleasant little towns and villages.

Our tip

For a change of pace, go to Loterie Farm at the foot of Pic Paradis, the highest point on Saint Martin, where you can cool off, see the wildlife and rent a cabana for a day of swimming in the cascades.

1-18 April

At sea

19 April

Arriving in Lisbon

The roots of historic Lisbon's fame lie in its strategic position on the edge of the Atlantic and the fact it offers one of the world's greatest natural harbours. No surprise therefore that it became the home of the world's most famous explorers such as Vasco da Gama, Magellan and Prince Henry the Navigator. Built on seven hills, we always find Lisbon to be soulful, captivating and picturesque, with architecture which reflects its status as a great port.

Don't miss

Belem Tower, dating from the 1500s, was both a fortress and the explorers’ departure point. On the façade you will find a stone rhinoceros sculpted into the tower – Europe’s first sight of this extraordinary beast!

The Ship

Your home from home

Star Clipper at sea
Cabin on board Star Clipper
Tropical bar, Star Clipper

True clipper ships, these beautiful 4 mast vessels reflect a proud seafaring heritage in their elegant sails, warm woods and polished brass.

What we love

Star Clipper and her sister ship Star Flyer certainly stand out from the crowd. In full sail she is an awe-inspiring sight, reminiscent on a bygone age, yet she combines this tradition with the comfort of a modern cruise line, ideal for those who wish to experience a tall ship cruise. Climb the mast or relax by the small pool, you can be as involved as you wish on this easy-going and friendly ship.

Capacity 170 Guests
Crew 74 Staff
Style Welcoming friendly staff help make this an informal and relaxed style of cruise.
Inclusions
  • All meals
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Watersports from the ships marina
More about Star Flyer

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Le Petit Hotel, Saint Martin

Where to stay in Saint Martin

Le Petit Hotel in Grand Case is such a fantastic choice – right on the beach, and great value.

Little Bay, St Maarten

What to do in Saint Martin

There are some amazing hikes on the island, so if you feel up to it, hire a guide to take you on one of the trails.

Pousada de Lisboa, Lisbon

Our recommended hotel

The Pousada de Lisboa, newly opened in May 2015, has a great location in the heart of the city and an interior to wow you.

Palace de Pena, Sintra

Take a day trip from Lisbon

Visit Sintra – Roman and Moorish influences make this magical city with its fairytale palaces and extravagant villas a must.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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