Transatlantic Westbound

25 October - 10 November 2018

Duration

16 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)

Ports

5 Ports

25 October

Setting sail from 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!

26 October

Portugal: Portimão

27 October

At sea

28 October

Morocco: Safi

29 October

At sea

30 October

Canary Islands: Santa Cruz de Tenerife

31 October - 9 November

At sea

10 November

Arriving in Bridgetown

The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Barbados has long been a favourite for British holiday makers, thanks in no small part to the platinum sands and warm, crystal clear waters of the west coast. But there's more to Barbados than just beaches; the delightful colonial architecture of the old garrison in Bridgetown, the capital, is fully deserving of its UNESCO World Heritage status, and the island interior is littered with old sugar plantations and natural wonders such as Harrison's Cave. Perhaps the island's biggest asset, however, is the Bajans themselves, who are some of the friendliest people you're ever likely to meet.

Our tip

Check out the open house programme during your visit – you might get to see something normally closed to the public.

The Ship

Your home from home

Royal Clipper at sea
Royal Clipper cabin
Royal Clipper watersports

The world’s largest sailing ship Royal Clipper is the only five-mast full-rigged sailing ship in the world with 42 sails creating a combined area of 56,000 square feet.

What we love

Royal Clipper certainly stands out from the crowd. In full sail she is an awe-inspiring sight, reminiscent of a bygone age, yet she combines this beauty with comfort and balances grandeur, adventure and tradition for guests who wish to experience a tall ship cruise. Climb the mast or relax by the pool, you can be as involved as you wish on this easy-going and friendly ship.

Capacity 227 Guests
Crew 106 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 Royal Clipper

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
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.

Cobblers Cove, Barbados

The best place to stay in Barbados

There are so many fantastic hotels to choose from, but the Mundy favourite is Cobblers Cove.

Bathsheba beach, Barbados

See more of Barbados

This is a lovely island to explore with amazing views, particularly on the East (Atlantic) coast, so get a driver to take you on a circuit.

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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Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP