THE CARIBBEAN CHARMS OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS

Discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1503, little did the soon-to-be-famous voyager know his exploration would be one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Named Las Tortugas, as the sole residents were turtles, the islands eventually found a permanent name in 1530 after the Caimanas (crocodiles).  Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, are three individual…

THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS IS A CARIBBEAN BEACH

The beach has always been my happy place. The majority of my childhood was spent on the shore of Miami Beach and I learned to surf on the waves of Maui’s Ka’anapali. I got married on Smathers Beach in Key West and discovered my passion for travel on the black volcanic sands of Los Gigantes…

The Caribbean: No Matter Where You Choose, It’s All Paradise

When it comes to selecting where to go in the Caribbean, it’s often a matter of taste, activities and preferences. While many of the exotic destinations are diverse in their culture, they all share a common bond – a plethora of beautiful beaches. This winter, join Seven Seas Voyager® on luxurious voyages to captivating Caribbean…

Explore St. Lucia, the Helen of the West Indies

Often the most beautiful unexplored and less heralded islands are the best ones to visit. Teeming with unspoiled splendor, St. Lucia is just that place. Located in the Eastern Caribbean northwest of Barbados and southwest of Martinique, St. Lucia is known for its scenic landscapes, jagged peaks and golden sandy beaches. Not the typical Caribbean…

Paradise at Sea

While different versions of paradise are dotted along ports of call in the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea, none are as glamorous, colorful and exotic as Acapulco, Cabo San Lucas and Cartagena. Known as the queen of the Caribbean coast, Cartagena is oozing with old-town Colombian charm thanks to its preserved 19th-century architecture and monuments,…

Experience Creole Style in the Caribbean’s Castries

With the historic Morne Fortune as a backdrop, Castries is the charming capital and seaport of the Caribbean’s St. Lucia. A noted tourist spot, the diverse cultural city is filled with eateries and “rum shops” (aka bars) that translates into colorful nightlife, markets, shops and cathedrals. There is a marked French and Indian influence on…

Your Choice This Winter: Eastern or Western Caribbean?

When it comes to planning a cruise in the Caribbean, it’s hard to make a wrong decision as every destination offers something of interest – idyllic beaches, diverse activities and cultural attractions – and all unique and distinctive as the islands themselves. Perhaps the biggest choice is whether to cruise the crystal clear waters of…

Discover the Old World Charm and Breathtaking Sights of Bermuda

Bermuda can best be described as a mixture of elegance and Old-world British charm located against a backdrop of color – pink sandy beaches, pastel houses with crystal white rooftops, turquoise blue waters and emerald and Kelly green golf courses.  Surrounded by the Sargasso Sea, a variety of activities make it the perfect place to…

5 Ways to Experience Bermuda Like Never Before

The charm of relaxing on a carpet of blush pink sand is hard to resist, but there is so much more to experience on the stunning island of Bermuda. From observing stalactites and stalagmites in Crystal Caves to visiting Billionaires Row and enjoying a horse and carriage ride in St. George, this popular paradise offers…

Paradise Found: Pristine Beaches

Sparkling, tempting, sapphire-blue waters promise both exciting adventures and total relaxation. Explore the Tropics or South America with Regent Seven Seas Cruises and discover their endless supply of picturesque coastlines and golden sands. St. John’s, Antigua | COCONUT GROVE BEACH Touting 365 beaches, one for every day of the year, Antigua is the quintessential Caribbean destination….