West Indies Island Hopping

8 Days
San Juan to San Juan
From (CAD)
$ 5,591
Dates & Pricing

2023 San Juan > San Juan

What better way to see the inimitable beauty of the Caribbean than island-hopping from one paradisical island to the next in contemporary luxury. The white sand beaches of Puerto Rico’s Culebra are hugged by marine-rich azure waters, and the charming coastal town of Esperanza Bay on Vieques Island has a bustling social scene along its picturesque waterfront. Explore the Virgin Islands with a stop off in Virgin Gorda, before Gustavia on St. Barths and Marigot Bay in Saint Martin promise a certain French je ne sais quoi. Spend your remaining day back in the British Virgin Islands, immersing yourself in the vibrant culture of Jost Van Dyke, the beaches of which are renowned as some of the most serene.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
E05J
Duration:
8 days
Departure City:
San Juan
Return City:
San Juan

8 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Your luxurious yacht cruise begins in San Juan, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht and embark on your discovery of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and St. Barths.

    Please book your flight to arrive into San Juan prior to 02:00 PM.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Culebra, Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

    Culebra is widely known for its white-sand beaches and active reef and is one of the major islands in Puerto Rico’s archipelago. This island offers plenty for nature lovers, giving you peace and tranquillity in a truly pristine destination. There are more than 20 cays bustling with diverse marine life, making it an absolute paradise for underwater adventurers and casual beachgoers alike.

    Opportunity to spend the day swimming off the yacht and enjoying our marina toys.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

    The quaint coastal town of Esperanza has a lovely waterfront with gorgeous beaches and a bustling strip of restaurants, bars, and guesthouses. One can walk along the boulevard and visit the various establishments for a glimpse into the local culture and activities on offer. Locals enjoy spending the afternoon at Sun Bay, the main urban beach located in the town’s eastern outskirts.

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    Vieques, city overview (extra expense)

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    Snorkelling tour (extra expense)

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    Kayaking in the Bioluminescent Bay (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Virgin Gorda, Gorda Sound, British Virgin Islands

    Virgin Gorda is the third largest and second-most populous of the British Virgin Islands. Somehow uncrowded, Gorda Sound itself has recently blossomed into a busy place surrounded with resorts and vacation villas. Virgin Gorda is a beautiful island; an ideal jumping off point for an in-depth discovery of the Virgin Islands.

    Included Excursion

    The Baths discovery

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    Nature Trail in Virgin Gorda

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    Snorkelling experience (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Gustavia, Saint Barthélemy

    Named for Sweden’s King Gustav III, Gustavia is the charming capital and main seaport of the island of Saint Barthélemy, also known as St. Barth. It is often considered to be one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean and a tropical paradise with French flair. You will enjoy the beauty of its large idyllic beaches, plus the charm and refinement of its old wooden houses. 

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    Snorkelling in St. Barths (extra expense)

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    Guided stroll in Gustavia (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Marigot Bay, Saint Martin

    Marigot is a lovely town and the administrative centre of French Saint Martin. Both French and Caribbean culture can be seen throughout the island, creating that unique blend of French Caribbean. Some of the most spectacular sights include the castle of Fort Louis overlooking the town and reminding locals and visitors alike of its significant past. The open-air market is open every day for those seeking to discover the island’s local vibe and flavours. Artisans here sell anything from fresh fruits and spices to artwork and even rum. The market is a delight to the senses, and while you are there, don’t forget to try Mauby, a local beverage flavoured with bark which tastes like root beer.

    Included Excursion

    Culture and history tour 

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    Buggy tour (extra expense)

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    Fragrance creation fun (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

    Jost Van Dyke is the smallest of all four main islands comprising the British Virgin Islands, approximately eight square kilometres. Known as ‘The Last Virgin Island’, White Bay Beach on Jost Van Dyke is made up of rather rocky scenery combined with colourful local culture. The bay is by far one of the best beaches to relax on, with plenty of room for visitors to lay down and enjoy splendid Caribbean views. Today, you will enjoy a barbeque on shore together with your fellow travellers.

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    BBQ Lunch on a fully equipped beach with live band

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    Snorkelling to Sandy Spit (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - San Juan, Puerto Rico

    Your time aboard your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht comes to an end in San Juan. After bidding farewell to the crew and guests, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. 

    Please book your flight to depart out of San Juan after 12:00 PM.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operated unaltered from the itinerary states above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • The Baths discovery
  • Culture and history tour

EmeraldPLUS
  • BBQ Lunch on a fully equipped beach with live band

EmeraldACTIVE
  • Nature trail in Virgin Gorda

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability