Sint Maarten

Day 1 Sint Maarten, Simpson’s Bay

Arrival to Princess Juliana International Airport, a 15-minute taxi ride will delivery you to Island Water World where you will meet your Captain at the boat. You can start enjoying the tropics right away with a cool, tropical drink waiting for you. There will be a quick tour of the boat, a short security briefing and a review of what to expect in the coming week.
Dinner will be ashore at one of the many fine restaurants in the Simpson’s Bay area.

Day 2 Cupecoy Beach and Phillipsburg

A tasty delight of the local French Bakery’s delectable croissants and pastries will be served on board for breakfast.  After breakfast, the Captain will be visiting customs to sign everyone onto the boat. Mid morning, we will depart and will be sailing past Simpson’s Bay marina, home of many luxurious Mega Yachts of the rich and famous, before leaving the bay through the draw bridge and out into the Caribbean Sea.  After a short sail we will be anchoring off Cupecoy Beach for swim and lunch.

After lunch a short sail will take you to Phillipsburg, Sint Maarten.Phillipsburg is home to the best tax free shopping on the island. Dining will beon shore tonight at one of Phillipsburg’s great restaurants. You will be spending your first night at anchor inPhillipsburg’s Great Bay

Cupecoy Beach

Day 3 Grande Case

After breakfast we will be sailing to Anse Marcel, a picturesque anchorage on the north side of the island. Here the Captain will be checking in with Customs while you get to relax and swim in the beautiful, turquoise waters. After lunch, the next destination is Grande Case often called the culinary capital of the Caribbean. Prepare yourself for a great evening ashore.

Grade Case
Ile-Tintemarre

Day 4  Ile Tintemarre and Orient Bay

Today you will be heading to Ile Tintemarre, set in the heart of St. Martin’s marine reserve. This island is deserted and can only be accessed by boat. Prepare for a great swim and sightings of the large sea turtles.  After lunch you will be heading to Isle de Pinel in the Orient Bay, great snorkeling here and a fun beach bar for happy hour.  A visit to the many vendors along Orient Beach is just a short dinghy ride away.  One of the two Captains dinners will be served on board this evening.

Day 5  Gustavia, St. Barth’s

Today is an enjoyable 4-hour sail across the open sea to St-Barthélemy, better known as St Barths.Gustavia is the main town, a quaint French village with cobblestone streets and red roofed homes.  Many multi-million dollar yachts are docked along the town pier at the waterfront.Chic shops, galleries and gourmet restaurants line Gustavia’s streets.Dinner will be ashore at one of the Captains favourite restaurants on the islands.

Gustavia
Ile Fourchue

Day 6 Ile Fourchue

After breakfast, anyone is welcome to go back into Gustavia to further explore or shop.After lunch we will be heading to Ile Fourchue, another deserted island with some of the best sunsets in the Caribbean. Marine life abounds in waters of this protected marine park island. The second of the Captains dinners are served onboard tonight.

Day 7  Philipsburg Sint Maarten

This morning we will revisit Phillipsburg, Sint Maarten enroute to Simpsons Bay. Our guests are welcome to go ashore for some more shopping and exploring.After spending several hours, we will be sailing back to Simpsons Bay through the draw bridge and back to the slip at the marina.  A relaxing dinner will be on shore tonight, allowing ample time to sit and reminisce about the fabulous week of sailing abound the beautiful Caribbean islands.

Day 8 Simpson’s Bay

After a tropical breakfast aboard it’s time to say goodbye to the Captain and your Caribbean vacation, rejuvenated and rested for your flight back home.