The Windstar Spirit Sails The Caribbean Waters
Bassaterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
June 05, 2009 (CUOPM)
Two of Windstar’s three-ship fleet of luxury yachts will drop anchor in St. Kitts and in Nevis during the upcoming 2009/2010 Cruise Ship Season.
St. Kitts, expected to receive over 500,000 cruise passengers next season, along with Nevis, are among the world’s most treasured destinations as the luxury yachts explore hidden harbors and secluded coves during 31 Caribbean sailings from November through March.
According to reports, Windstar premieres a new 7-day St. Martin roundtrip itinerary on the 148-guest Wind Spirit with weekly round trips from December through March, offering guests pristine beaches, lively island culture and lush tropics.
The new itinerary also allows for additional daytime sailing with port of calls that include St. Kitts, Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda and St. Barts.
The 312-guest Wind Surf offers 7-day roundtrip sailings in fall and winter from Bridgetown, Barbados calling on a variety of vibrant ports on northbound and southbound itineraries.
Wind Surf’s northbound itinerary includes St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Martin, St. Barts, Guadeloupe, Iles des Saintes and St. Lucia.
The southbound itinerary includes Bequia, Dominica, St. Lucia, Mayreau, Grenada and Tobago.
Windstar offers special holiday sailings on Wind Spirit and Wind Surf. Wind Spirit’s 7-day holiday cruise sails the new itinerary departing St. Martin on December 19, 2009. Wind Surf’s 7-day holiday voyage departs December 20, 2009, from Bridgetown visiting St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, Iles des Saintes, St. Kitts, Nevis, St. Barts and Bequia.
Ring in the new year aboard Wind Surf’s 7-day cruise departing Bridgetown on December 27, 2009, and visit Bequia, Martinique, Dominica, St. Kitts, Nevis and Grenada.
A leader in defining the small ship luxury cruise experience for more than 20 years, Windstar has won the allegiance of a new generation of contemporary travelers who appreciate the line’s luxurious accommodations, alternative dining venues, diversity of shore excursions, complimentary water sports program and deluxe spa facilities.
The company has been recognized by some of the most notable names in the travel world. Windstar was recently awarded “Favourite Small-Ship Cruise Line” in the U.K.’s CondÃ© Nast Traveller’s 2008 Readers’ Travel Awards.
Windstar received the highest score of any cruise line in the poll and was also only one of three cruise lines in CondÃ© Nast Traveller’s list of the “Top 100 of the Best the Travel World has to Offer.”
Celebrated Living, American Airlines’ prestigious publication for first class passengers, named Windstar Cruises “Best Small-Ship/Mid-Ship Cruise Line” on their 2009 Platinum List for the third time in a row. Readers of Porthole Cruise Magazine awarded Windstar “Most Romantic Cruise Line” and “Best Tall Ship” in the 2008 10th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Windstar has also earned top honors in Travel + Leisure’s World’s 2008 Best Awards and was lauded among “The World’s Best Small Ships” by CondÃ© Nast Traveler.