Windstar announces new Caribbean & Central America voyages (2023)

   August 11, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

The ultra-premium travel brand Windstar announced a new itinerary beginning in winter 2023.

The 7-day "Beach Fun & Sun: A Remote Caribbean Getaway" voyage visits some of the most beautiful Caribbean islands - Philipsburg St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles), Antigua (St Johns), Gustavia (Saint-Barthelemy Island France), the UK's Anguilla Island (Sandy Ground), Jost Van Dyke Island BVI (Belle Vue/overnight), Virgin Gorda Island BVI (Spanish Town), and Tortola Island BVI (Road Town).

The November 4th sailing will take place on Star Pride ship, while the other 8 departures are on the sailing yacht Wind Surf.

Both ships have asft Watersports Platforms allowing guests to jump into the sea and are operational daily (on all voyages), except for embarkation/disembarkation days. The facilities allow activities like swimming, snorkeling, and enjoying water toys. Current fares start from US$2,599 per person with double occupancy.

Beach Fun & Sun can be combined with Windstar’s Classic Caribbean for a 2-week B2B, as the itineraries alternate and depart from Philipsburg St Maarten (Netherlands Antilles). Classic Caribbean features calls in Dominica, Guadeloupe, St. Kitts (Basseterre), and Charlestown Nevis (Nevis Island), along with a repeat in St Barths.

Also new in the Caribbean: Windstar Cruises will be sailing from PortMiami Florida for the first time in December 2022.

The company relocated its offices to Miami from Seattle WA, with a grand opening in June 2022.

Jungles & Jewels of the Central American Coast calls in Key West FL prior to heading to Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and then returning to PortMiami. Central America & the Panama Canal Revealed voyage brings passengers from PortMiami to Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Panama.

Starting winter 2023, the company is introducing a new, 7-day round-trip Costa Rica itinerary (from Puerto Caldera-Puntarenas) named Naturally Costa Rica, including inaugural port calls in San Juan del Sur and Corinto (Nicaragua). Current fares start at US$2,699 per passenger. The new option combines with a Panama Canal itinerary for a 14-day B2B.

Wind Surf cruise ship

Other returning Caribbean favourites include Yachtsman’s Caribbean, a classic cruise to the Caribbean’s private yachting scene; Windward Island Surfs & Sunsets, a 7-day roundtrip San Juan voyage up/down the Windward Islands; Windward Ways & Tobago Cays, operating through the Windward and ABC Islands; and more.