• Duration: 8 Days
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Description

Explore Guadeloupe in private cabins on a week long premium catamaran cruise aboard our Ipanema 58 with captain, hostess and food included.

A dream bareboat sailing vacation on the French archipelago of Guadeloupe is the ideal family or romantic getaway.

Make sure you don’t miss the beautiful Crayfish waterfall and a swim in it’s refreshing pools. For an even more dramatic sight, head south of Basse Terre and visit the famous 350-foot Carbet Waterfalls. 

Itinerary

Saturday : Pointe-à-Pitre

Boarding at Marina Bas du Fort from 6pm.

Departure to “Anse Canot” at Marie-Galante (about 3 hours of navigation).

Night on board, at anchor.

Sunday : Marie-Galante

Breakfast. Navigation to “Ile aux cent moulins” (Windmill Island.)

Option*: Bus tour of the island (about 3 hours).

Lunch on board. Departure to Dominica (about 4 hours of navigation). Arrival in Portsmouth.

Option*: Enjoy a legendary Sunday evening BBQ on Portsmouth's beach, organised by the island's seafarers association of sea farers in honour of "passing through boaters".

Monday : Dominica

Breakfast in Dominica "The Nature Island of the Caribbean" (customs and immigration formalities).

Option*: Island day tour with a bus driver/guide : Taking the North Road, you will discover Red Rocks site, “Syndicate Nature Trail” and Milton Waterfall. Milton Waterfall is 25m high with a natural pool. Dive to the bottom and swim in refreshing crystalline water. You will discover local farms, tasting local products while enjoying the wildlife as this site is a National Bird Sanctuary. Do not forget your binoculars! Lunch in a restaurant.

Dinner and night on board.

Tuesday : Ilet Pigeon

Breakfast. Departure to the west coast of Guadeloupe (about 7 hours of navigation) 

Lunch at mooring at “Cousteau Reserve” facing Ilet Pigeon.

Dinner and night on board.

Wednesday : Les Saintes

Breakfast. Relaxing time, water activities from the boat, snorkelling. Possibility of scuba diving with local clubs. Lunch on board. 

Sailing to the archipelago of Saintes (about 3 hours of navigation). Mooring in the village of “Les Saintes” (following availability of buoys). Dinner and night on board.

Thursday : Les Saintes

Breakfast.

Option*: Village tour and walk to Fort Napoleon.

Lunch on board. Free time all afternoon. Dinner and night on board.

Friday: Ilet Gosier

Breakfast. Sail to “Pain de Sucre” (about 30 min navigation). This site is ideal for snorkelling and relaxing on the beach.

Lunch on board. Navigation to “Ilet Gosier” (about 4 hours navigation). Visit the local evening market, do not miss it! Dinner and night on board.

Saturday: Bas du Fort Marina Disembarkation

Breakfast. Navigation back to Pointe à Pitre (about 20 min navigation)

Disembarkation at 10:00 at Bas du Fort marina.

When the time comes for the final goodbyes the crew will remind you of trips highlights, exchange emails and photos and might even give you a big hug before sending you off! 

Meeting points

What's included

  • Accommodation in an air-conditioned double cabin with private bathroom aboard our Ipanema 58 yacht (A/C in service from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm).
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • Drinks (table wine), local aperitifs (punch, rum), fruit juice, sodas.
  • Service of the crew : 2 persons (captain, steward/cook).
  • 2 sets of linen, towels and beach towels per person/week.
  • Consumables for the yacht (diesel, fuel and water).
  • Insurance for the yacht and the passengers.
  • Water sports on board : snorkeling equipment, sea kayak and fishing gear.

What's excluded

  • Cash box (mandatory) : 155 Euros per person to be paid in cash on spot upon arrival. (See 'Please Note' for more details).
  • Airfares.
  • Pick-Up / Drop-Off (Optional)
  • Excursions package (optional): 150 Euros per person includes:
    Day 2: Marie-Galante: Bus tour of the island (about 3 h). Visit of the museum, visit of a “manioquerie” (place where the “kassav” is produced. The “kassav” is part of the creole culinary specialty, made form cassava/manioc) and a Rum distillery.
    Day 2: Dominica: Sunday night barbecue on Portsmouth’s beach for dinner. It is organized in honor of yachtmen visiting Domica by the local organization of boats men.
    Day 3: Dominica: Island day tour with a bus driver/guide : Taking the North Road, you will discover Red Rocks site, “Syndicate Nature Trail” and Milton Waterfall. Milton Waterfall is 25m high with a natural pool at the bottom where you will be able to swim in refreshing and crystalline water. You will discover local farms, tasting local products while enjoying the wildlife as this site is a National Bird Sancturary. Do not forget your binoculars. Lunch in a restaurant.
    Day 6: Les Saintes : Village tour and walk to Fort Napoléon. (between 2 and 3 hours)
    
*Price valid for a participation of at least 5 persons – Payable on spot.*

What do I need to bring

Soft luggage is recommended.

Important information

  • Offer valid for ages 8 - 80.
  • Children 8 - 17 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
  • You must be able to swim on your own during water sports activities.
  • Your itinerary has been designed around short passages from one to five hours each day, with day stops in all the best spots.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements after booking.
  • Remember to purchase euros (EUR) before boarding.
  • Cash box includes (depending on the destinations): Custom Taxes, National park fees, Tourist taxes and landing fees on the islands, Mooring fees, Possible re-fills of water / fuel / gas / fresh products, Miscellaneous : repurchase of broken crockery, lost fishing lines or lures…

Cancellation policy

  • 30 days notice: 100% charge
  • 60 days notice: 75% charge
  • 90 days notice: 50% charge
  • 180 days notice: 25% charge

Categories

  • SAILING OR BOAT TOUR
  • WATER
  • NATURE
  • MINI CRUISE
  • SNORKELING
  • KAYAKING
  • SUN AND BEACH

Guided Language

  • English

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Best vacation ever

Experienced and knowledgeable in all aspects of yachting, the crew sailed whilst we just sat back and enjoyed the sun, sea and gentle breeze and were transported to our next beautiful location! Thank you Tony and Tina for making this a memorable holiday.

By Adriana R

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