Friday, November 3, 2017

Silversea Rolls Out Free Shore Excursions Offer on Caribbean Voyages

To take the chill off the coming winter, luxury line Silversea Cruises has launched a limited-time offer of Free Shore Excursions on sailings to the tropical, sun-kissed isles of the Caribbean. On select 2018 voyages of the all-suite, butler-serviced Silver Wind and Silver Muse, guests may enrich their luxury Caribbean cruise experience with a Free Shore Excursion in every port of call. Whether it's exploring Antigua's historic English Harbor and Nelson's Dockyard, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, spotting celebrity hideaways in the Grenadines while sailing on a Catamaran, or admiring the scenic white-sand beaches of Grand Turk on horseback, these small-group excursions present a destination's history, culture and natural wonders in an intimate, authentic way, utilizing comfortable transportation and expert local guides.

Below is a small sampling of the Free Shore Excursions:
--Nutmeg and Waterfall (St. George's, Grenada): The spice industry in Grenada played an important role in the island's history and development. This half-day excursion explores the spice production process during visits to the Dougaldston Estate, Gouyave Nutmeg Factory and Concord Falls, where nutmeg and cocoa trees grow along the flanks of the hills of the tropical forest.
--Turtles and Snorkeling (Bridgetown, Barbados): Swim with turtles and discover the undersea beauty along the coast of Barbados during this unforgettable snorkeling adventure. Your half-day excursion features a relaxing ride aboard a sleek, comfortable catamaran, swimming with turtles, and snorkeling over a shipwreck or coral reef teeming with tropical fish and marine life.
--Botanical Gardens and Suspension Bridge (Fort-de-France, Martinique): Experience the scenic splendor of Martinique during this memorable sightseeing tour. This half-day excursion visits the Balata Church, which offers panoramic views of the city and bay. Next, proceed to the Botanical Garden. Here, explore the island's flora and fauna via a guided walking tour and the scenic suspension bridge.
"We invite winter travelers to take advantage of this special offer to enjoy a warm-weather luxury cruise to the beautiful islands of the Caribbean, which are ready to welcome our guests with the region's signature warmth and hospitality," said Mark Conroy, Silversea's managing director for the Americas. "With these carefully selected shore excursions, our guests can immerse themselves deeper in each island's remarkable culture and heritage."

The promotion is available in U.S. and Canadian markets for new bookings made through November 30, 2017, and may be combined with a $199 roundtrip economy air offer available on select Caribbean sailings from dozens of gateway cities in the U.S. and Canada. Following is a list of the voyages offering Free Shore Excursions, all of which also feature the $199 roundtrip economy air offer:
--Silver Wind departs February 4 on a 7-day voyage from Fort Lauderdale to San Juan with calls in Grand Turk, Samana, Spanish Town, St. Thomas, and St. Barts.
--Silver Wind departs February 18 on a 7-day roundtrip voyage from San Juan with calls in Spanish Town, St. Maarten, St. Kitts, Martinique, Antigua, and Jost Van Dyke.
--Silver Wind departs February 25 on a 10-day roundtrip voyage from San Juan with calls in Spanish Town, St. Barts, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Guadeloupe, Antigua, and Tortola.
--Silver Wind departs March 11 on a 7-day roundtrip voyage from San Juan with calls in Spanish Town, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Maarten, St. Barts, and Tortola.
--Silver Muse departs March 13 on a 9-day roundtrip voyage from Fort Lauderdale with calls in Cozumel, Belize City, Santo Tomás de Castilla, Roatán Island, and Key West.
--Silver Muse departs March 22 on a 13-day voyage from Fort Lauderdale to San Juan with calls in Grand Turk, Tortola, St. Kitts, Martinique, Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua, St. Barts, and St. Thomas.
--Silver Wind departs March 23 on a 7-day roundtrip voyage from San Juan with calls in St. Barts, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, and St. Maarten.
--Silver Wind departs March 30 on a 7-day voyage from San Juan to Fort Lauderdale with calls in St. Barts, Tortola, Samana, Grand Turk, and Key West.
The Free Shore Excursions are complemented by an array of all-inclusive shipboard amenities, including a selection of complimentary wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees, bottled water, juices and soft drinks; in-suite bar stocked with guests' preferences; in-suite 24-hour dining service; lecture and enrichment programs; roundtrip transportation into town (in most ports); onboard gratuities (exclusive of spa treatments), and at least one hour of free Wi-Fi per guest, per day. For additional details on the Free Shore Excursions offer, visit

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