Escape Winter, Enter Tropical Paradise
Experience luxury all the way as American Classic Tours partners with Holland America Cruise Line. Enjoy your stateroom with private veranda, state-of-the-art cruise ship amenities and services, fine dining, professional entertainment, and cultural shore excursions. And as always, an American Classic Tour Director will accompany you for the entire trip to ensure a most memorable travel experience. With all of the details taken care of – even transfers, tips, shore excursions – and everything else included, you can just sit back and relax.
Departing from Fort Lauderdale, your cruise will make stops at Philipsburg, Sint Maarten; Castries, Saint Lucia; Bridgetown, Barbados; Fort De France, Martinique; St. Johns, Antigua; St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands; and Half Moon Cay Bahamas before returning back to Fort Lauderdale.
All Aboard Holland America's MS Koningsdam
Day 1: Flight to Miami. Arrive at Hampton Inn Plantation, Ft. Lauderdale. Dinner at 15th St Fisheries.
Day 2: Board Holland America’s MS Koningsdam in Ft. Lauderdale.
Day 3: At Sea.
Day 4: At Sea.
Day 5: Philipsburg, Sint Maarten.
Day 6: Castries, Saint Lucia. Scenic Cruising Soufriere Bay.
Day 7: Bridgetown, Barbados.
Day 8: Fort-De-France, Martinique. Daylight passing Mt.Pelee.
Day 9: St. Johns, Antigua and Barbuda.
Day 10: St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
Day 11: At Sea.
Day 12: Half Moon Cay, Bahamas.
Day 13: Return to Ft. Lauderdale. Flight to Chicago
FEATURING 5 INCLUDED SHORE EXCURSIONS
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten
Sint Maarten has been shared by Holland and France since 1648. Spectacular views of Orient Beach, Pinel Island, St. Barth’s, Simpson Bay Lagoon. See once-great salt pond, Mt. William Hill, Grand Case, lovely beaches and tranquil Caribbean villages with outdoor food markets and inviting sidewalk cafés.
Castries, Saint Lucia
See Castries marketplace, century-old cathedral, old colonial homes, and banana plantations set between undulating hills and vibrant tropical foliage. Visit Eudovic's Art Studio, famous for exquisite woodwork and intricate carvings. See Anse La Raye, typical fishing village of tiny wooden houses, some over 100 years old. Witness the tranquil paradise of a blue lagoon surrounded by green hills and palm-fringed shoreline of idyllic Marigot Bay.
See First British Landing Monument (1605), Highland Adventure Center with elevation more than 1,000 feet above sea level, Gun Hill Signal Station, Large Coral Lion, and Emancipation Statue and breathtaking view of Atlantic surf and Mount Hillaby.
Fort De France, Martinique
Learn the history of this city which is now a museum of ruined houses, monuments, buildings and businesses destroyed by Mt Pelée's volcanic eruption in 1902. Church of Balata, a mini-replica of Paris’ Sacred Heart Basilica.
Scenic drive: Falmouth Harbour & English Harbour, capital city of St. John, Shirley Heights Lookout Signal Station, tropical countryside, everyday picturesque village life, and gentle rolling hills, rich in daily West Indian life. Tour the beautifully restored buildings, art gallery and museum at Nelson’s Dockyard (1725).
THE AMERICAN CLASSIC DIFFERENCE:
What's Included In Your Tour?
- Free Home Pickup & Return
- Private Group Airline Check-In
- Round Trip Airfare & 1 Checked Bag
- Deluxe Motorcoach Accomodations
- 1 Night Deluxe Hotel Accomodations
- 1 Dinner Included in Fort Lauderdale
- All Shipboard Meals
- All Shipboard Accommodations
- All Shipboard Gratuities
- All Shipboard Entertainment/Activities
- 5 Shore Excursions
- Luggage Handling Throughout Tour
- All Tips & Taxes Included
- American Classic Tour Director
- Travel Guard Trip Insurance
READY TO JOIN US ON THIS AMERICAN CLASSIC TOUR?
Double Occupancy: $6398.00
Single Occupancy: $8998.00
$1500.00 deposit per person due with reservation. Final payment date due 8/20/18. Cancellations prior to 8/20/18 will receive a full refund less a $75 cancellation fee. Cancellations after 8/20/18 with insurance purchased, refunds will be processed through Travel Guard Insurance. Cancellations after 8/20/18 without insurance purchased, there is no refund.