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16Over the 2017/2018 season, Princess

Cruises offers five spectacular ships in the

Caribbean, with itineraries ranging from

five to 14 days and visiting the region's

most exciting ports and top-rated beach

locales. Royal Princess returns on Princess'

most popular Caribbean itineraries -

their 10-day Southern Medley and 10-day

Eastern Voyager which can be combined for

a 20-day vacation offering the best of the

Caribbean. Also, new this season is the 14-

day Circle Caribbean itinerary on Caribbean

Princess, visiting popular islands such as

Martinque and Trinidad as well their own

private island, Princess Cays and includes

a special sailing that spans both Christmas

and New Year's holidays. Amongst the

hundreds of beaches you will get to visit

on one of their amazing cruises, there will

also be the chance to see UNESCO World

Heritage Sites including the Brimstone Hill

Fortress National Park in St. Kitts, Historic

Area of Willemstad in Curaçao, Morne

Trois Pitons National Park in Dominica,

and much more.

And it is not just on land that you will get

to experience the Caribbean, but at sea

too! Princess brings the joy of discovery

onboard, putting the spotlight on local

& regional entertainment,

festivals, food and cultural

experiences. Whether it

is celebrating Mardi Gras

onboard or savouring some

zesty Jerk Chicken in their

restaurants, you will without a

doubt get a true flavour of

the Caribbean.

Discover the wonders of

the Caribbean

Visit Antigua

The last of the top three destinations in the

Caribbean is Antigua and it boasts one of the

Caribbean's most spectacular coastlines with

secluded coves and sun-drenched beaches.

It has 365 beaches - one for every day of the

year; the most popular ones being Galley Bay

and Hawksbill Beaches. Antigua is extremely

popular with the sailing fraternity with many

marinas packed with expensive yachts. The

island's rolling hills are dotted with stone sugar

mills, relics from the bygone era when sugar was

king. Historic Nelson's Dockyard, where Admiral

Horatio Nelson quartered his fleet in 1784,

attests to Antigua's long and colourful nautical

history during colonial times. And St. John's, the

island's bustling capital, offers visitors a wealth

of boutiques, restaurants and pubs.

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Visit Barbados

Probably the most popular of the Caribbean

islands for British holiday makers and definitely

in the top three Caribbean destinations to visit.

There are two reasons for this - the incredible

white sand beaches on the sheltered western

side of the island and the fact that Barbados

is one of the few Caribbean islands solely

colonised by one nation...the Brits! It's no

wonder Bajans describe their country as being

"more English than England herself". But look

around and you know you're not in England:

rich and fertile tropical fields meet a glistening,

azure sea. The soft pastels of old chattel houses

blend with the vibrant reds, oranges, and greens

of roadside fruit stands. In short, Barbados

exudes a charm all of its own.

Visit St. Lucia

St Lucia is another one of the top three islands

in the Caribbean and also one of our favourites.

Nestled below the Pitons, twin peaks rising

over 2,600 feet above the azure waters of the

Caribbean, St. Lucia is an oasis of tropical

calm. The island's capital, Castries, is a town of

charming, pastel-coloured colonial buildings,

home to some 60,000. The first European settler,

Francois Le Clerc, was a French buccaneer.

Le Clerc's countrymen followed in his wake,

establishing the town of Soufriere in 1746.

Within four decades some 50 plantations

flourished on the island. Thus St. Lucia became

part of the Caribbean's 18th-century trade

triangle of sugar, slavery, and rum. Today this

beautiful island welcomes visitors drawn to

its exotic tropical landscape, superb beaches,

crystalline waters, and colourful marine life.

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