Caribbean Odyssey: New York to Bridgetown

23 Days
New York City to Bridgetown
From (CAD)
$ 21,024
Dates & Pricing

2024 New York City > Bridgetown

Caribbean Dreams

Discover the wonders of this spectacular region, sailing from one beautiful island to another. The Caribbean is a delicious mix of astonishing beauty, diverse cultures, flavours, vibrant music, and people. From the British colonial history of Hamilton in Bermuda to the raw beauty and relaxed atmosphere of the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas and Saint Barts and and the eco-paradise of pristine southern Grenadines, spending time here will fill your soul.
Live out your dreams of a tropical paradise on the ship of your dreams, Scenic Eclipse. Offering much more than perfect beaches, this 23-day Caribbean voyage weaves folklore, flamingos, food and fabulous activities into one vibrant voyage. Discover the real heart of this region as we delve deeper into the multicultural influences from France, Spain, Britain and the US. Sail into exclusive harbours and explore the historic sites, duty-free shopping, local cuisine and nature, touched by the uniquely laidback Caribbean style. Vibrant, unexpected and spectacular, the Caribbean will delight.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
302U
Duration:
23 days
Departure City:
New York City
Return City:
Bridgetown

23 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - New York, USA

    Welcome to New York where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board Scenic Eclipse and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Please book your flight to arrive into New York City prior to 02:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board our ultra-luxury Discovery Yacht. Choose a class in one of the fitness spaces, relax in a therapy lounge in the spa, or tempt your palate from one of the dining venues.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Hamilton, Bermuda

    Hamilton is the beating heart of Bermuda. Blending local flavour with global sophistication, experience the great harbour views and the energetic, cosmopolitan vibe. When the city of Hamilton was founded in 1788 by Sir Henry Hamilton, he wanted to create a central hub that is relatively close to all on the Island. This accounts for the motto, ‘Sparsa Collegit’, translation of which is ‘brought together the scattered’. Walk around the pastel-coloured façade.

    Freechoice

    Join your curator for an in-depth guided tour of the Masterworks Museum of Art located in the lush 36-acre park of the Botanical Gardens and discover a vibrant art community that celebrates the islands culture and beauty. Or, join your friendly local guide and be entertained by interesting anecdotes about the beautiful island of Bermuda on a tour of Hamilton. Alternatively, cruise the coastline to view famous homes and hideaways with your local Captain.

    Enrich

    Toast your day at sunset and enjoy cocktails accompanied by vibrant island music, as you watch the waves roll in on your private beach.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Hamilton > St. George’s

    Continue exploring Hamilton before sailing to St. George’s this afternoon

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - St. George’s

    Originally called New London, St. George’s is steeped in history. Mentioned in one of Shakespeare's famous plays “The Tempest”. Streets are still named after local people that used to reside in the area, including Aunt Peggy, a friendly slave known to keep watch on the town chatting to all who passed by. Wander through the narrow, charming lanes travelling back to the 17th century, interacting with the incredibly warm and welcoming locals.

    Freechoice

    Discover the highlights of St. George’s, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the neighbouring St. David's area on a city tour. Or, explore the Crystal Caves, an amazing natural grotto of stalactites and stalagmites floodlit for your viewing pleasure. Alternatively, uncover the rich biodiversity of Harrington Sound by boat, an area surrounded by caves and cliffs and dotted with fascinating islands and coastal landmarks.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - At sea

    Over the next couple of days relax on board. With the many choices available to you, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes. Choose one of the daily activities, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre or unwind in the Senses Spa. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - At sea

    Enjoy the exceptional range of facilities on board your luxurious yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Darby Island, The Bahamas

    Welcome to paradise. White sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and pristine coral reefs.

    Discovery

    Enjoy a day of relaxation, choose to explore with a snorkel or maybe try to hike to the historic Baxter Castle.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Egg Island

    Egg Island in an uninhabited island and the last undeveloped island in a change that served as the landing spot for the first European settlers. Admire the beauty of the island that holds cultural, historical and environmental significance.

    Discovery

    Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago surrounded by clear water and coral reefs swarming with marine life, pristine sandy beaches and coconut palms.?

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Nassau

    Welcome to Nassau.  See the two sides of the city: an urban hub of music, coffee bars and Michelin-starred restaurants, and a well-preserved treasure of candy-coloured colonial buildings, glamorous settings for two James Bond films, and the former home of the Duke of Windsor, Governor of the Bahamas in the 1940s.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Long Island

    Dock in the delightful Clarence Town marina for a day of discovery on foot or by bike. The west coast of Long Island is fringed with white-sand beaches, while the east coast has dramatic cliffs and caves that face the wild waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

    Discovery

    Relax on one of Long Island’s white-sand beaches, or explore world’s deepest salt water blue hole with your Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Little Inagua Island

    Inagua is home to 1000 Bahamians and 80,000 West Indian flamingos, who paint the sky pink when the flock takes flight.

    Discovery

    Your Discovery team will guide your exploration above and below the water.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At sea

    Take the time to acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities onboard your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht. Choose a fitness class, relax in the Senses Spa, or tempt your palate at one of the all-inclusive dining venues.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    The capital of Puerto Rico, founded by Spanish settlers in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under US jurisdiction. Observe 500 years of European history in Old San Juan, where the blue cobblestone streets are lined with hundreds of restored buildings from the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Freechoice

    : Explore the walled city, renowned for its ancient fortifications and watchtowers which repelled invaders such as pirates and British navigator Sir Francis Drake. Or, enjoy a rainforest and beach adventure, a unique ecosystem that has enchanted its visitors for centuries. Alternatively, discover the majestic beauty of the island landscape, karst cave of Cueva Ventana, flora and fauna.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Isla de Culebra

    Diamond-dust sand is a common description for the award-winning beaches on this dreamy island, teeming with marine life in more than 20 turquoise-water cays. More than 20 percent of Culebra has been preserved as a National Wildlife Refuge for the past century, providing a habitat for endangered sea turtles and seabirds.

    Discovery

    Spend the day relaxing in this beautiful archipelago surrounded by clear water and coral reefs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

    The small island, less than 22 square kilometres, is feted for its unspoiled beaches and The Baths, where unusual boulder formations create a network of tide pools, grottoes and arches. Another attraction is the the Copper Mine, containing the ruins of 19th-century shafts, set against the azure sea.

    Discovery

    Hike the nature trails that lead to the top of Gorda Peak for panoramic views. Or, enjoy a day of relaxation, choose to explore with a snorkel, kayak or stand-up paddleboard.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy

    Founded by France in 1648, St Barts is a favourite of celebrities who love to indulge at its waterfront cafes, designer boutiques and stunning beaches.

    Freechoice

    Gain an insight into the rural side of St. Barts, passing through scenic seaside villages, sheltered coves and beaches. Or, cruise in and around Gustavia harbour in a semi-submersible vessel. Alternatively, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters at a reef teeming with fish and other marine life.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda

    Antigua delivers on coconut palms, white sand and turquoise sea. The laid-back island is blessed with natural beauty, colourful coral gardens and rainforests full of birdlife.

    Freechoice

    Discover Antigua’s beautiful and historic South Coast, or go swimming with stingrays. Alternatively, zip across gorges and rainforest to see stunning views and more on a canopy adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Îles des Saintes, Guadeloupe

    A French overseas territory known for its low-key lifestyle, Îles des Saintes is a cluster of islets off the southern coast of Guadeloupe.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a panoramic city tour, or learn about the island’s history on a tour of Fort Napoléon. Alternatively, join a walking tour with your local guide.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Tobago Cays, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Known as the “Jewel in the Crown” of the Southern Grenadines, Tobago Cays Marine Park comprises five picture-perfect, uninhabited islands surrounded by extensive coral reefs.

    Discovery

    Enjoy a day of relaxation, or choose to swim alongside sea turtles and rays in a crystal-clear lagoon.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Mayreau

    Mayreau is a picture-perfect Caribbean paradise that is home to welcoming people. beautiful beaches and stunning coral reefs.

    Discovery

    Hike through dry coastal forest, or walk the islands only road and meet the friendly inhabitants. Or choose to relax on the powder-fine sand and swim in the clear waters of the island’s pristine beaches.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Bridgetown, Barbados

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Bridgetown has 400 years of British heritage. Disembark after breakfast as you farewell the crew and take away memories of a truly unforgettable cruise. 

    Please book your flight to depart out of Bridgetown after 12:00 PM.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the voyage will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

The perfect blend of expedition and cruise voyages with
  • Up to 228 guests on board for a truly exclusive Discovery Voyage
  • Up to 15-member specialist Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions and shore side expedition program
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Personalised Scenic Freechoice experiences

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