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Exotic Eastern Caribbean & New York!

Posted March 1st, 2017

Want to combine the hustle and bustle of cosmopolitan New York with the laidback atmosphere and stunning beaches of the Caribbean? Cruiseabout’s 17-night getaway could be the perfect option for you. Here, we’ve profiled the incredible destinations that are included in this exciting itinerary, just in case you need convincing!

New York

Lively. Legendary. Inimitable. From the Empire Building and Statue of Liberty to Central Park and Times Square, the Big Apple is the city that never fails to dazzle, fascinate and entertain its visitors. See the sights, shop up a storm, stroll through the streets and more – however you spend your time, you’ll leave singing the city’s praises.

San Juan

Puerto Rico’s capital and largest city offers travellers two destinations in one: Old San Juan and New San Juan. Get a glimpse into the past as you walk down the quaint, cobblestone streets of Old San Juan and admire the colonial Spanish architecture. Then enjoy the amenities and attractions of New San Juan, including a collection of shops, restaurants, resorts, casinos, clubs and bars.

St. Thomas

Famous for its duty-free shopping, picture-perfect scenery and flawless beaches, the beautiful island of St. Thomas provides cruisers with plenty to be excited about. In Charlotte Amalie, the capital of the US Virgin Islands, you can snag a bargain with duty-free jewellery and watches, and climb the famous ’99 steps’ staircase (there are actually 103 steps) to enjoy amazing vistas of the island and its surrounds.

Tortola

The largest island in the British Virgin Islands, Tortola is where you’ll discover powdery white-sanded beaches, sheltered harbours, hidden coves, and some of the best sites for diving and snorkelling. Take yourself to a palm-shaded, secluded stretch of beach and unwind with nothing but the sand, sun and surf for your companions.

Saint Maarten

Whether you’re in Dutch St. Maarten or French St. Martin, you’ll be in seventh heaven on this popular Caribbean island. Feast on gourmet cuisine, make the most of duty-free shopping and pick up a few souvenirs, relax with a cocktail at one of the many beach bars and soak up the sun at the famous Orient Beach.

Antigua

After docking at the port city of St. John’s, the island of Antigua will be yours to explore. Marvel at the beauty and marine life of the island’s coral reefs, lie back on the white sand of a local beach, visit the markets, which overflow with colourful fruits and flowers, and walk past quaint colonial cottages.

St. Kitts

Don’t forget your camera when you disembark at Basseterre, St. Kitts’ capital city and port. This island is well known for its indescribable beauty, from its sunny skies and sandy beaches to its magnificent mountains, forests and waterfalls. Visitors can also discover the island’s history with a visit to Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

To tick the Big Apple and the wonders of the Caribbean off your travel bucket list, give us a call on 1300 954 661 now. Not only can our experienced cruise consultants book your holiday, but we can look after your travel insurance too.


Set sail on a dream holiday with Cruiseabout.


Images courtesy of Getty and Shutterstock.


 

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