A Caribbean Islands Cruise
Enjoy a delightful winter interlude on this seven-night cruise aboard the luxurious Sea Cloud, 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.
- Smithsonian Journeys to Milford Sound, South Island, New Zealand
- A Leopard Named "Hollywood"
- Memories of Africa
- Treasuring Life in the Indian Desert
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.