Favorite Memories from a Caribbean-Hopping Cruise

by Kimberly Krol

May 11, 2019

It’s been a few weeks since I last blogged about my mother-daughter cruise in March, but I wanted to recap the islands we visited and share our favorite moment from each destination in today’s blog!

We arrived at Philipsburg, Sint Maarten, but with flight times and other obligations, the highlight of Day One was exploring all of the ship’s myriad amenities and services. This remained one of our favorite pastimes for the entirety of our journey!

dinner dinnerDay Two took us to St. Kitts, where Seabourn hosted its popular Caviar in the Surf event. As it was such a unique experience, it was absolutely the day’s standout.

On Monday, Day Three, we tendered to Anguilla, where we were met with an abrupt thunderstorm. We spent the remainder of the day on the ship and ordered room service for dinner; dinner was the favorite part of the day, thanks to this amazing cheese soufflé!

shopping snorkeling coastlineA fun catamaran cruise with a snorkeling excursion was the highlight in St. John’s, Antigua. While I’ve already written about our hunt for Guadeloupe’s local pastry, another favorite moment of the day was finding these cute sandals at a local French boutique.

In St. Lucia, an island I’d love to return to, we had a blast taking a scenic aerial tramway through the rain forest, and in St. Vincent and the Grenadines we got up close and personal with some adorable turtle rescues.

mother daughter Mother daughterSadly, reaching Barbados meant our voyage had come to an end, but it also signified my mom’s first time returning to Barbados since my parents’ honeymoon 41 years earlier! As we took a bus tour of the island, it was a chance for her to comment on all the changes to the island.

— Kim Krol, editor in chief

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