A September 2002 trip
to Caribbean Islands by MalervyC
Quote: This was my very first cruise. There were 11 of us in our party.
Member Rating 1 out of 5 on March 16, 2005
Attraction | "Brimstone Hill Fortress & Gardens in St Kitts"
On the day we visited, the ocean was so calm and clear, you could see the reflections of the clouds in the sky. It was very hot and very humid, but the shade of the fortress was surprisingly nice. I would recommend this to anyone who has the pleasure of visiting St Kitts.
Member Rating 5 out of 5 on March 16, 2005
Brimstone Hill Fortress
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
+1 869 465 2609
Attraction | "Magen's Bay Beach - St. Thomas"
When you get there, you are surrounded by a thick canopy of flowered trees that open up to the bay, which itself is a huge U-shaped beach. The white sand is like powder and the waves are crystal clear and roll so slowly. The beach is considered a national park, so you don't pay an admission - you make a $3 donation and use of the beach is your thank you. After swimming here, I couldn't go back to the Jersey Shore!
We rented some lounge chairs and hung on the beach. I took a walk to the dive shop and bought a beach football. The group of us hung out throwing the ball back and forth. Magen's Bay is so relaxing, you feel the need to do nothing but enjoy yourself.
Bartenders walk right out to the water to take your order. The food at the stand is good too, especially the pizza.
One drawback - the bathrooms. I've never seen a clean bathroom at a beach, and this one was no exception. It's located about 20 yards from the water. Wear shoes, that's all I'm gonna say.
Magens Bay Beach
Magens Bay, St. Thomas 00820
+1 340 777 6300
Attraction | "Sailing the Jolly Roger in Barbados"
I was completely mistaken. I cannot say enough about the great time we had on the Jolly Roger. The crew was very friendly and entertaining, and the ship looks like an authentic pirate ship. There is a tiny bathroom below along with an area that has T-shirts and bandanas for sale. We sailed for 30 minutes and then anchored in the middle of the ocean.
You and your party could decide whether you wanted to go to the beach or stay on the ship. Everyone except our party chose the beach, so we had the ship to ourselves. We walked to plank and swung off the Tarzan rope. The water was so blue and very deep. I was nervous - I kept looking for sharks!
Member Rating 4 out of 5 on March 16, 2005
Jolly Roger Pirate Cruises
Member Rating 3 out of 5 on March 16, 2005