Itinerary

Ultimate Caribbean Journey January 2023
Date:
January 08, 2023 - January 17, 2023
Meeting point:
Stuart, FL (KSUA)
Length:
10 days / 9 nights
Mileage:
2,845 NM
Day 1 - Sunday, January 08: Stuart, Fl. (KSUA) → St. Martin, Leeward Islands (TFFG) (1,095 NM)

Air Journey along with your Journey Director will greet you at Witham Field (KSUA) Stuart Jet Center FBO this morning for a briefing about our forthcoming flight.

After an optional technical stop in Borinquen, Puerto Rico, our journey continues to St. Martin. After customs, we will transfer to La Samanna, a place where dazzling white buildings pop against an azure sky, and a platinum stretch of private beach is dotted with cabanas.

Constantly ranked among the region’s top ten hotels, La Samanna is a garden paradise in which to enjoy an alfresco massage, or lie in a hammock, lulled by the waves. Take a day cruise around the island or savor a sumptuous private dinner by the shore. There’s always a touch of romance in the air.

Hotel : La Samanna Belmond Hotel
Welcome cocktail and Dinner included
Day 2 - Monday, January 09: St. Martin, Leeward Islands

Today we will set out on a private boat (weather permitting) and sail by several of the seven secluded beaches on the island, one of which will be our destination.

We will have the opportunity to snorkel and explore the unique colors under the sea in some of the most secluded spots of the archipelago and enjoy a private picnic lunch before heading back to our resort.

The remainder of the day is at leisure to enjoy the island on your own.

Hotel : La Samanna Belmond Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
Day 3 - Tuesday, January 10: St. Martin, Leeward Islands

Today is at leisure to explore the island or relax on the beach. Some of the optional adventures available include:

- Hike to the top of the tallest St. Martin Peak and learn the story of the island’s original settlers: the Arawaks.
- Snorkle, paddle or kayak the St. Martins’ crystal clear waters.
- Tennis courts are available for use day or night.
- Stretch out in a tropical setting with a series of guided yoga postures.
- Enjoy a massage in the stunning La Samanna Spa.

Hotel : La Samanna Belmond Hotel
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 4 - Wednesday, January 11: St. Martin, Leeward Islands (TFFG) → Canouan, St Vincent & The Grenadines (TVSC) (340 NM)

After breakfast, we will take our short flight to Canouan. Located in St. Vincent & The Grenadines, Canouan Island is a remote island hideaway that is fast becoming one of the most sought-after luxury destinations in the world.

Upon arrival, we will transfer to the new Mandarin Oriental, Canouan.

Boasting a dreamy setting of glass-clear seas, powdery sand beaches and vibrant greenery, Mandarin Oriental, Canouan is an island gem with elegant colonial-style suites, Lagoon Villas and Italian-design Patio Villas.

A Fazio-designed Golf course and a luxury super – yacht marina are some of the island treasures that can be enjoyed with the Hotel’s legendary service.

With a balmy Caribbean climate, exquisite surroundings and fabulous facilities, Canouan redefines the idyllic tropical island getaway.

Hotel : Mandarin Oriental, Canouan
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 5 - Thursday, January 12: Canouan, St Vincent & The Grenadines

Canouan is part of the Grenadines archipelago, which is made up of 32 islands and cays.

Today we will explore this fascinating area, spot sea turtles or see where scenes of ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ were filmed on a half-day catamaran boat excursion. Optional activities include snorkeling in Tobago Cays, visit Mustique, walk the beaches of Mayreau or a deep-sea fishing trip.

Hotel : Mandarin Oriental, Canouan
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
Day 6 - Friday, January 13: Canouan, St Vincent & The Grenadines

Today is at leisure to relax on the beach or hop into the golf buggy (bicycles are also available for rent) navigating around tortoises and see if you can find the old Anglican Church that was transported to the island centuries ago. 
 
We will gather this evening for our pilot briefing followed by dinner all together.
 

Hotel : Mandarin Oriental, Canouan
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 7 - Saturday, January 14: Canouan, St Vincent & The Grenadines (TVSC) → St. Lucia (TLPL) (65 NM)

Fly to St. Lucia. Upon arrival, we will transfer to our beachfront hotel, Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea and the Val des Pitons, along with all the 18th-century Colonial charm St. Lucia is known for.

The hotel is set in privacy amid vibrant gardens and soaring trees with more than 100 acres of tropical rainforest and miles of sandy beaches easy for physical distancing.

The rest of the day is at leisure to settle into our St. Lucian home. We will meet this evening for a welcome cocktail prior to dinner.

Hotel : Viceroy Sugar Beach
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 8 - Sunday, January 15: St. Lucia

Today we will venture out on a half-day boat excursion to explore the wonders of the surrounding Caribbean Sea.

St. Lucia's turquoise waters and underwater oasis offers great relaxation. Just a few miles to Soufriere, is a popular spot for whales and dolphin watching.

We will return back to the hotel after lunch. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the property on your own.

Hotel : Viceroy Sugar Beach
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included
Day 9 - Monday, January 16: St. Lucia

Today is at leisure to relax and explore on your own. Non-motorized watersports, including kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards, wind surfing and hobie cats are available on compliments from the hotel.

Optional activities include snorkeling, scuba diving, deep sea fishing, Gros Piton hike by sea, or explore the rainforest on an adventurous tour by ATV biking, island buggy, jungle biking or horse back riding.

For those looking to relax, enjoy optional signature treatments at the hotel's St. Lucia Rainforest Spa, nestled at the base of the world hertiage-listed Petit Piton.

Hotel : Viceroy Sugar Beach
Breakfast and Dinner included
Day 10 - Tuesday, January 17: St. Lucia (TLPL) → Borinquen, Puerto Rico (TJBQ) → Stuart, Fl (KSUA)

After breakfast, we will transfer to the airport for our flight home.
 
There will be a technical stop in Borinquen, Puerto Rico to refuel and clear US customs. This technical stop allows you to continue North towards your final destination without the need to stop along Florida's coastline.

Breakfast included