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Travel Experts Point to Windstar as the Gold Standard for Small Ship Cruises

Travel Experts Point to Windstar as the Gold Standard for Small Ship Cruises

Windstar’s team on board and ashore is thrilled to be awarded by one of the leading travel agent publications – Travel Weekly as a “Gold Winner in Overall Small Cruise Ship” again! In total, we took home three Gold Magellans and two Silver Magellans in the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.   Windstar also earned

Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 Caribbean Cruise Hikes

Travel Experts Point to Windstar as the Gold Standard for Small Ship Cruises

Windstar’s team on board and ashore is thrilled to be awarded by one of the leading travel agent publications – Travel Weekly as a “Gold Winner in Overall Small Cruise Ship” again! In total, we took home three Gold Magellans and two Silver Magellans in the 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Awards.   Windstar also earned

Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 Caribbean Cruise Hikes

Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 Caribbean Cruise Hikes

You squint at the sun bouncing off turquoise waters and consider using the tiny umbrella in your cocktail as a shield from all the shimmering beauty. It’s almost too much splendor to process in your blissed-out, lounge-chaired state. Paradise is found on the Caribbean’s hidden beaches; in rum-soaked drops of sweet, fruity goodness; and in

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Adventure Beyond the Beach: Top 5 Caribbean Cruise Hikes

You squint at the sun bouncing off turquoise waters and consider using the tiny umbrella in your cocktail as a shield from all the shimmering beauty. It’s almost too much splendor to process in your blissed-out, lounge-chaired state. Paradise is found on the Caribbean’s hidden beaches; in rum-soaked drops of sweet, fruity goodness; and in

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Let’s be honest. We all want to find untouched paradise, devoid of tourist traffic but by the very nature of our travel we visit destinations where others have been before. We want hotels, restaurants, chaise lounges and often a shared language (usually English) which allows us to communicate. The majority of “desirable” destinations in the

Guest Testimonial: The Global Adventuress Breezes Through The Caribbean

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand: Paradise, Peddling and Pad Thai

Let’s be honest. We all want to find untouched paradise, devoid of tourist traffic but by the very nature of our travel we visit destinations where others have been before. We want hotels, restaurants, chaise lounges and often a shared language (usually English) which allows us to communicate. The majority of “desirable” destinations in the

Guest Testimonial: The Global Adventuress Breezes Through The Caribbean

Guest Testimonial: The Global Adventuress Breezes Through The Caribbean

Dreaming of the Caribbean? Patricia Stone, world traveler for Global Adventuress, shares her top 10 reasons to cruise with Windstar. Patricia sailed from St. Maarten with stops in Pigeon Island, Roseau, Les Saintes, and St. Kitts earlier this year on Wind Surf, and she shared her experience on her blog. Enjoy her adventures below:  Breezing Through the Caribbean on

Windstar Cruises’ Passage Through Panama

Guest Testimonial: The Global Adventuress Breezes Through The Caribbean

Dreaming of the Caribbean? Patricia Stone, world traveler for Global Adventuress, shares her top 10 reasons to cruise with Windstar. Patricia sailed from St. Maarten with stops in Pigeon Island, Roseau, Les Saintes, and St. Kitts earlier this year on Wind Surf, and she shared her experience on her blog. Enjoy her adventures below:  Breezing Through the Caribbean on

Windstar Cruises’ Passage Through Panama

Windstar Cruises’ Passage Through Panama

Swim with dolphins, watch humpback whales breach from the deck of your ship, hike through a rainforest while howler monkeys swing through the trees beside you – these are the adventures that await you on our Costa Rica & Panama Canal voyages. This year, we introduced Puerto Jimenez to our ports of call in Costa

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

Windstar Cruises’ Passage Through Panama

Swim with dolphins, watch humpback whales breach from the deck of your ship, hike through a rainforest while howler monkeys swing through the trees beside you – these are the adventures that await you on our Costa Rica & Panama Canal voyages. This year, we introduced Puerto Jimenez to our ports of call in Costa

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

By popular demand Windstar is proud to offer the second culinary focused voyage, Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain II.  Sailing the beautiful coast of Southern Spain aboard Wind Surf, guests will enjoy delicious regional food, fine Spanish wine sampling, and themed shore excursions to enhance the experience. Departing on the November 15, 2014 voyage,

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

Discover the Splendors of Southern Spain aboard the Culinary & Wine Delights II Voyage

By popular demand Windstar is proud to offer the second culinary focused voyage, Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain II.  Sailing the beautiful coast of Southern Spain aboard Wind Surf, guests will enjoy delicious regional food, fine Spanish wine sampling, and themed shore excursions to enhance the experience. Departing on the November 15, 2014 voyage,

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean offer more than just turquoise waters and powdery white beaches.  Among these amazing shorelines you’ll also find fascinating culture dating back to the 15th century.  Windstar’s premier collection of Caribbean shore excursions will take you to some of the best of them, plus lots more amazing experiences for each type

Windstar Offers Food & Wine Enthusiasts First Culinary Focused Sailing

Explore the Beauty and Culture of the Caribbean

The islands of the Caribbean offer more than just turquoise waters and powdery white beaches.  Among these amazing shorelines you’ll also find fascinating culture dating back to the 15th century.  Windstar’s premier collection of Caribbean shore excursions will take you to some of the best of them, plus lots more amazing experiences for each type

Windstar Offers Food & Wine Enthusiasts First Culinary Focused Sailing

Windstar Offers Food & Wine Enthusiasts First Culinary Focused Sailing

Windstar, in partnership with Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain, exploring the local wine, culture, and regional cuisine of Spain. With a range of food and wine sampling; culinary demonstrations; and themed shore excursions, guests will eat and sip their way through Spain both on and off the yacht on the April 19th voyage. On

Exploring Dreams of Tahiti

Windstar Offers Food & Wine Enthusiasts First Culinary Focused Sailing

Windstar, in partnership with Culinary & Wine Delights of Spain, exploring the local wine, culture, and regional cuisine of Spain. With a range of food and wine sampling; culinary demonstrations; and themed shore excursions, guests will eat and sip their way through Spain both on and off the yacht on the April 19th voyage. On

Exploring Dreams of Tahiti

Exploring Dreams of Tahiti

As Windstar prepares to once again sail the beautiful French Polynesia islands, some of our team members recently went down for a site inspection. The team, made up of Windstar’s Director of Marine Operations, Captain Sander Groothuis, and the Director of Product Development, Kelly Hubbard, chartered a small boat to sail the Dreams of Tahiti

Discover Cornish Traditions While Sailing the British Isles

Exploring Dreams of Tahiti

As Windstar prepares to once again sail the beautiful French Polynesia islands, some of our team members recently went down for a site inspection. The team, made up of Windstar’s Director of Marine Operations, Captain Sander Groothuis, and the Director of Product Development, Kelly Hubbard, chartered a small boat to sail the Dreams of Tahiti

Discover Cornish Traditions While Sailing the British Isles

Discover Cornish Traditions While Sailing the British Isles

Explore England’s most charming counties, Devon and Cornwall, and the best of Wales and Ireland in an enchanting voyage on our Idyllic British Isles cruise. On this voyage you’ll discover the fascinating culture and traditions of Cornwall, England, so we thought we would share our top 10 list of some of the most interesting facts

Top 5 Questions for Windstar’s Vacation Planners

Discover Cornish Traditions While Sailing the British Isles

Explore England’s most charming counties, Devon and Cornwall, and the best of Wales and Ireland in an enchanting voyage on our Idyllic British Isles cruise. On this voyage you’ll discover the fascinating culture and traditions of Cornwall, England, so we thought we would share our top 10 list of some of the most interesting facts

Top 5 Questions for Windstar’s Vacation Planners

Top 5 Questions for Windstar’s Vacation Planners

Ashley Kessler, Windstar’s Vacation Planner Supervisor, shares the top 5 questions that Windstar’s Vacation Planners answer every day.  1.    Can I visit the Bridge to see how it all works? Yes! Windstar Cruises is one of the only cruise lines with an Open Bridge Policy where you can catch an inside look into how your

Unveiling our 2012 Voyage Collection Brochure

Our expanded edition of our 2012 Voyage Collection is now available showcasing 114 beautifully detailed pages highlighting the world’s most intriguing destinations – legendary ports like Rome, Athens and Venice, and yachtsman’s secrets like Soper’s Hole in the Caribbean and Gythion in Greece – all in Windstar style. We’re here to show you what cruising

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