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5 Reasons to Cruise the Caribbean

No-Fly Cruising

Spirit of Adventure in Tortola

Imagine – you’re looking forward to a long break relaxing under the Caribbean sun, gazing over the blue sea with a cocktail in hand. But between you and these beautiful islands lies the nine-hour flight, unpredictable airport delays, back ache and, of course, the dreaded jet lag.

There’s a simple solution to this dilemma. When travelling to the Caribbean with Saga Cruises, every second is effortless and stylish. Simply pack your bags and board your ship, ready to enjoy the island magic. Plus, you never have to worry about limiting your shopping. There are no baggage weight limits on board and if your arms get too full, simply drop your goodies in your spacious cabin then get back out there!

The Boutique Experience

Enjoy drinks in Verandah aboard Spirit of Adventure

When we say that every moment of your cruise is effortless, we really mean it. On the day of your departure, your chauffeur will pick you up from home and drive you to the port, beginning your holiday in style.

On board, enjoy all-inclusive drinks and dining, including our speciality restaurants where you can sample a new cuisine every evening. With one service team member for every two guests, you can always expect first-class service. They’ll even remember your morning tea or coffee order, exactly how you like it.

Discover Multiple Destinations


Once you board your ship you’ll have to unpack just once, unlike traditional tour holidays, leaving you ready to have a range of incredible destinations completely hassle-free. With a variety of included and optional excursions and plenty of free time to explore, you can tailor your trip to your interests.

Seek out a picture-perfect beach on every island; delve into the Caribbean’s rich history, such as that of Nelson’s Dockyard in Antigua and British Colonialism; and discover natural wonders, including St Lucia’s drive-in volcano and the incredible Harrison’s Cave.

Never a Dull Day at Sea!

Lido aboard Spirit of Adventure

During your cruise, there may be a few days here and there when you’ll be sailing from one destination to the next without docking. However, the fun doesn’t stop during days at sea. With a variety of top-of-the-range facilities, you’ll never run out of things to do.

Admire the open ocean from the Lido, perhaps taking a dip in the hot tub while enjoying an all-inclusive cocktail or ice cream. Unwind in the Spa and enjoy a selection of optional treatments and massages, or get pampered before a formal evening in the Salon. Learn something new with the various classes and lectures in the daily programme or show off your poker face in the Card Room. You can even stay active in the Fitness Suite or brush up your putting in the Golf Simulator.

You can also enjoy life’s simple pleasures, like partaking in daily afternoon tea and relaxing in the stylish library.

In the evening, head to the Playhouse Theatre for colourful shows and performances, or show off your own moves in the Britannia Lounge.

Trade Winter Weather for Tropical Sun

Turquoise water surrounds the Virgin Islands

Our boutique cruises to the Caribbean usually sail in the winter months, so you can escape the British winter and relax under the Caribbean sun for a whole month.

Make the most of the sun on the Terrace and take advantage of the included cocktails and fresh food. Then when you need to cool off, take a dip in the pool on the top Lido deck.

Every morning you can wake up and admire the views of the beautiful Caribbean from the comfort of your private balcony. A boutique cruise truly is the best way to explore the Caribbean.

If you’re tempted to indulge in a month of sunny skies, turquoise water and fascinating discoveries, join one of our Caribbean cruises.

The opinions expressed are those of the author and are not held by Saga unless specifically stated.

The material is for general information only and does not constitute investment, tax, legal, medical or other form of advice. You should not rely on this information to make (or refrain from making) any decisions. Always obtain independent, professional advice for your own particular situation.