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Christmas in the Caribbean

P&O Cruises Britannia
Date 17th Dec 21
Nights 14 Nights
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Fly from the UK and arrive in Bridgetown where you will be transferred to the port to board P&O Cruises Britannia for your fourteen night cruise.
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Bridgetown, Barbados
It's easy to see why Barbados is known as 'Little England' with its Georgian houses, Lord Nelson Statue and Parliament Square. Indulge in retail therapy on Broad Street, admire stunning views and rugged island landscapes on a jeep island safari, or visit the dramatic stalactites and stalagmites of Harrison's Cave. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience - sail on a catamaran to swim with once-endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles.
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At Sea
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Curacao, Caribbean
The Dutch Caribbean island of Curacao is home to beautiful colonial architecture and beaches. Head to Cas Abao or Playa Porto Marie to soak up the sun or, for the more adventurous, try out scuba diving and snorkelling at Playa Lagun. Visit Handelskade and stroll along the picturesque stretch of pier to admire the brightly-coloured Dutch colonial buildings across St Anna Bay. Uncover over 450 species of plants and native wildlife along the driving and hiking trails around Christoffel National Park. Kura Hulanda Museum offers a wide range of artefacts, relics, and artworks which trace the history of the African slave trade on Curacao. Finish off your day enjoying a coffee whilst admiring the boats sailing through the open arm of the floating Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge.
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Oranjestad, Aruba
Today, you can admire the picture-perfect beaches and exotic flowers of Oranjestad — Aruba's main port and capital city. Stroll around the Dutch colonial buildings and shop for chocolates, Dutch-made porcelain, and jewellery — particularly gold which was mined here during the 19th century. If you love the sand and sea, you have Eagle Beach, Baby Beach and Arashi Beach all within easy reach. Step on the ferry to Palm Island and relax on white sand or splash around at the water park. Take an off-road vehicle tour of the wild north-east coast or visit a former gold mine. You can also explore the Quadiriki and Fontein Caves at Arikok National Park; get close to animals at Donkey Sanctuary Aruba and Aruba Ostrich Farm; and dine at one of the city's seafood restaurants on the waterfront.
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At Sea
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Kingstown, St Vincent & The Grenadines
Kingstown is the capital and main commercial centre of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The city has a vibrant buzz of car horns, street vendors and music which can be heard throughout the narrow streets. Kingstown is surrounded by steep hills and natural beauty. Palm trees line the streets and Fort Charlotte is the perfect spot the gaze at the stunning views of the city. Escape to the tranquil surroundings of St Vincent Botanical Gardens, the oldest in the West Indies. A trip to St George's Anglican Cathedral shouldn't be missed; the stained glass will take your breath away.
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Grenada, Caribbean
Grenada is a Caribbean country comprising smaller surrounding islands and a main island also called Grenada. Referred to as the 'Spice Isle', Grenada is home to numerous nutmeg plantations. A crater lake in an extinct volcano, Grand Etang Lake, is a fascinating visit. Discover the art of traditional-style rum-making at River Antoine Rum Distillery and marvel at scenic views from the hilltop historic site Fort George. The cascading waters and lush surroundings of Annandale Falls will leave you in awe and the pretty harbour and fishing destination of The Carenage is the perfect place for a peaceful stroll along the water's edge. Splash in the water, sunbathe, or snorkel near the powder-white shores of Grand Anse Beach.
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Castries, St Lucia
Arrive in Castries, the capital city of St Lucia. Step ashore and shop for bargains at La Place Carenage Shopping Plaza in downtown Castries, or venture to the heart of the city to the vibrant Central Market. Pay a visit to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Derek Walcott Square and the Government House; before climbing to the top of Morne Fortune to view Fort Charlotte. Spend a few hours at Vigie Beach or head south to Marigot Bay. Take an island tour and admire the majestic Piton Mountains, snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of Half-Moon Bay, or enjoy a picnic on a lemon grass lawn at Pigeon Island National Park.
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At Sea
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Basseterre, St Kitts
Basseterre is the capital city of St Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Explore the shops and bars of The Circus or pay a visit to the cathedral, courthouse, and fountain of Independence Square. On the outskirts of the city, you'll discover Fairview Great House and Botanical Gardens and to the northwest are Romney Manor and the Wingfield Estate. Take a ride on the St Kitts Scenic Railway to discover deep ravines, black-sand beaches, and Mount Liamuiga volcano. Admire the views over sugarcane fields from the 17th-century Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park.
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Antigua and Barbuda, Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda's secluded pink and white sand beaches surrounded by palm trees are the perfect location to explore and relax. Hike through the rainforest to get to Rendezvous Bay, one of Antigua's most remote but nevertheless stunning beaches; or take a rainforest canopy tour by zip-wire. Get up close and personal with the marine life as you swim with Stingrays at Stingray City or explore the local wildlife at Frigate Bird Sanctuary. Get cultural at the Georgian-era marina, Nelson's Dockyard National Park that was made a UNESCO World Heritage site. Finish the day by watching the sunset with a Caribbean meal and a few drinks at Bumpkins.
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St. Maarten
This minute island offers a cosmopolitan culture, first-class dining scenes, international shopping, and a laid-back Caribbean atmosphere. Savour delicious barbecued meats in street cafes and dance to calypso sounds at a barefoot beach bar. Head to the ruins of the French and Dutch forts which overlook the Caribbean Sea, or visit Philipsburg waterfront for duty-free shopping.
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At Sea
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Bridgetown, Barbados
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the port for your flight home.
Hays Extras
Hays Extras
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 5% low deposit from £124pp
  • No tips required
  • Onboard spending money included
  • Overnight onboard in Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Spend xmas day in Saint Lucia
  • Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner onboard
  • Festive-themed entertainment & beautiful decorations
  • Festive films available to view in onboard cinemas
Why Book
Why Book
  • For a once-in-a-lifetime experience - sail on a catamaran to swim with once-endangered hawksbill and green sea turtles
  • Escape to the tranquil surroundings of St Vincent Botanical Gardens, the oldest in the West Indies
  • Head to the ruins of the French and Dutch forts which overlook the Caribbean Sea

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Background
Britannia
Overview
Britannia isn’t just the biggest ship ever built for the British market – she’s glamorous too combining the excitement of cruising with the sophistication of a five-star hotel. Enjoy classic European cuisine by Marco Pierre White, create your own culinary masterpieces with an all-new Cookery Club with James Martin and try our relaxed buffet dining around the clock. Whatever you fancy, Britannia serves up something for every taste. You’ll also find on board 4 pools, a Spa and Retreat, fantastic children’s clubs, theatre shows, films bars and nightclub plus much more. There really is something for everyone.
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Food & Drink

From healthy to decadent, from hearty to delicate, there’s a menu and a venue for every mood. Keen to dress up for a romantic meal in a chic setting? Prefer to pick up a freshly made snack while sunbathing by the pool? Feel free. If you’re with little ones, an early children’s tea offers another great way to enjoy time together (as well as some tasty treats!).

Entertainment

There's never a dull moment...

P&O Cruises offers the very best in cruise entertainment. Days can be filled with as much or as little as you want, whilst evenings are no doubt the social highlight. When the sun goes down your ship begins to come alive with the hum of conversation and music, and you can be sure of a memorable night.

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Health & Fitness

From the revitalising hydrotherapy pool, to the state of the art gymnasium, there's plenty of facilities onboard to refresh your mind, body and soul. Passengers can enjoy luxury massages and treatments in the Oasis Spa, or head out to the top deck sports court for a spot of tennis.

Kids & Teens

As a family friendly ship, Britannia offers a wide range of options for the whole family, including a variety of just-for-kids activities.

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