A Caribbean Islands Cruise aboard Sea Cloud II
Enjoy a delightful winter interlude on this seven-night cruise aboard the luxurious Sea Cloud II, where you'll take in balmy island breezes and experience the centuries-old tradition of gardening with private entrée to a splendid variety of colonial gardens.
- Insights from the West of Ireland
- Fabulous shots from Smithsonian Journeys Expert Kirt Kempter
- Visiting Mount Fuji, by way of rural Japan
- Saturday in Pamplona
Optional Barbados Prelude
During three nights on the colorful island of Barbados, explore beautifully maintained botanical gardens and Barbados National Trust properties. Dine at the lovely 300-year-old Fisherpond House, furnished with antiques, paintings, and objets d'art. Other visits include the hilltop Flower Forest; St. Nicholas Abbey, featuring a 17th-century façade, mahogany plantation, and extraordinary views of the Atlantic Coast; and Hunte's Garden, a private garden with an abundance of flowers, shrubs, and trees. Accommodations are arranged at the oceanfront Hilton Hotel.
Hilton Hotel, Barbados
Pre-tour extension: Located on the tropical peninsula of Needham’s Point, The Hilton Barbados is surrounded by two white-sand beaches and dazzling blue waters. Amenities at this five-star resort include a sprawling pool complex, a fitness center, spa treatment rooms, and tennis courts.