Whether youâ€™re interested in a wedding cruise or a theme cruise or youâ€™re just looking for a fun-filled family vacation, Windjammer cruises has it all!
For starters, to decide which Windjammer cruise is for you, you should first familiarize yourself with the fleet. The Windjammer fleet includes the S.V. Legacy, S.V. Mandalay, S.V. Polynesian and S.V. Yankee Clipper. The Legacy Windjammer cruise ship makes voyages to Treasure Isles and Costa Rica while the Mandalay travels to Windward & Leeward, Panama & San Blas, and the West Indies. The S.V. Polynesian sails to the French West Indies, ABC Islands and BVI & the French West Indies. Finally Windjammerâ€™s Yankee Clipper makes voyages to St. Lucia & Grenadines and St. Vincent & Grenadines.
Most Windjammer cruises are 7 days and a typical cruise features a wide variety of stops. A good example is the Legacy Treasure Isle cruise which includes the following exciting ports: St. Maarten, Anguilla, Jost Van Dyke, Norman Island, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Cruisers can expect to indulge in a variety of activities such as the sailing, windsurfing and swimming. A plethora of beach-accessible coral reefs and calm lagoons make for incredible snorkeling and scuba diving. Land lovers will enjoy great shopping and sightseeing as well as delicious local cuisine.
Windjammer cruises offers a variety of romantic cruise options, cruises for families, cruises for vacationers interested in a themed adventure and cruises for groups and charters. Couples can opt for special wedding cruises, vow renewal cruises and honeymoon cruises.
Windjammer cruises hosts several theme cruises a year such as singles cruises and a â€œRum Raceâ€? cruise which will run from April 30, 2007 to May 12, 2007. During this special theme cruise, passengers will learn everything there is to know about rum. The two week cruise, starting at around $1,200, features stops at the most beautiful islands in the Grenadines, Venezuela and ABCâ€™s. This very rummy cruise also includes 1-2 days of blue water sailing.
Families can enjoy Windjammer cruises year around. Kids as young as 6 years old can enjoy a variety of Windjammer programs for kids complete with kid-friendly counselors certified in CPR, lifeguarding and first aid. Windjammers Polynesia and Legacy ships host programs designed for kids 6-11 and older kids 12-17.
Windsurf, kayaking, swimming with the dolphins and rain forest hikes are just a few of the activities kids will enjoy and for smaller children, programs include scavenger hunts, museum visits and snorkeling. Windjammer cruises wouldnâ€™t dare leave parents out of the mixâ€”scuba diving and sailing and navigation are offered as well.
Windjammer cruises tend to attract a more casual lot–suits, tuxedos or cocktail dresses are not required. This cruise line fully believes in â€œcome as you areâ€? so there are no pretenses and the environment is relaxed.
Windjammer cruise prices include accommodations, meals, entertainment onboard the ship and select drinks such as early morning Bloody Maryâ€™s, Rum Swizzles, wine with dinner, coffee and tea.
For more information about Windjammer Cruises or to order a brochure, visit their website at www.windjammer.com. You can also call 800-327-2601.