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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

SAIL Amsterdam: Tall Ship Parade

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

SAIL Amsterdam: Tall Ship Parade

SAIL Amsterdam: Tall Ship Parade

Wind Surf recently sailed one of Windstar’s newest itineraries in Northern Europe: the “Windmills and Tall Ships” voyage, which featured an incredible front-row view of the twice a decade event SAIL Amsterdam: Parade of Tall Ships. And as one of the largest sailing yachts in the world, Wind Surf knows a thing or two about

Interview with Windstar Diving Instructor

SAIL Amsterdam: Tall Ship Parade

Wind Surf recently sailed one of Windstar’s newest itineraries in Northern Europe: the “Windmills and Tall Ships” voyage, which featured an incredible front-row view of the twice a decade event SAIL Amsterdam: Parade of Tall Ships. And as one of the largest sailing yachts in the world, Wind Surf knows a thing or two about

Interview with Windstar Diving Instructor

Interview with Windstar Diving Instructor

Maybe it’s because fall is approaching, but our thoughts today are drifting to the tropics… warm beaches, marine life, and crystal waters to be exact. We wish we were spending the day exploring marine life and spectacular coral formations, but some of our employees actually get to do just that nearly every day! We have

Destination Discovery Event: “Culloden: Fields of the Bonnie Prince”

Interview with Windstar Diving Instructor

Maybe it’s because fall is approaching, but our thoughts today are drifting to the tropics… warm beaches, marine life, and crystal waters to be exact. We wish we were spending the day exploring marine life and spectacular coral formations, but some of our employees actually get to do just that nearly every day! We have

Destination Discovery Event: “Culloden: Fields of the Bonnie Prince”

Destination Discovery Event: “Culloden: Fields of the Bonnie Prince”

We’re really enjoying our Destination Discovery Event program, are you? There are so many unique ones happening around the world each week, and recently we experienced one of our favorites: The Fields of the Bonnie Prince in Culloden aboard our Gaelic Explorers itinerary (also happening in August of 2016). The evening took place on an

Tahitian Black Pearl

Destination Discovery Event: “Culloden: Fields of the Bonnie Prince”

We’re really enjoying our Destination Discovery Event program, are you? There are so many unique ones happening around the world each week, and recently we experienced one of our favorites: The Fields of the Bonnie Prince in Culloden aboard our Gaelic Explorers itinerary (also happening in August of 2016). The evening took place on an

Tahitian Black Pearl

Tahitian Black Pearl

We’re continuing to celebrate our new year-round sailings in Tahiti (which started this month) with a focus on beautiful French Polynesia. Read about diving for black pearls in Part 2 of our Tahitian blog series. Tahiti has no shortage of beauty, beaches, or ways to find relaxation, but what surprises many Windstar travelers is the

Healthy Cruising

Tahitian Black Pearl

We’re continuing to celebrate our new year-round sailings in Tahiti (which started this month) with a focus on beautiful French Polynesia. Read about diving for black pearls in Part 2 of our Tahitian blog series. Tahiti has no shortage of beauty, beaches, or ways to find relaxation, but what surprises many Windstar travelers is the

Healthy Cruising

Healthy Cruising

Healthy Cruising: it may sound like an oxymoron. For many, cruising strongly evokes images of hedonistic buffets, multi-course meals laden with fat and butter, and promises of lying sedentary in the sun for days or weeks on end. Those who have been aboard Windstar know there’s more to the story, and being healthy on a

Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother

Healthy Cruising

Healthy Cruising: it may sound like an oxymoron. For many, cruising strongly evokes images of hedonistic buffets, multi-course meals laden with fat and butter, and promises of lying sedentary in the sun for days or weeks on end. Those who have been aboard Windstar know there’s more to the story, and being healthy on a

Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother

Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother

Wendy Perrin Named Godmother of Windstar’s Star Breeze Yacht Windstar Cruises is pleased to announce the appointment of travel influencer Wendy Perrin as Godmother of the fleet’s newest yacht, the Star Breeze. The company is adding two yachts to its fleet in May of 2015, including the 212-passenger Star Breeze and Star Legend. The addition

Asia Made Easy

Windstar Cruises Appoints ‘Influential Woman in Travel’ as Godmother

Wendy Perrin Named Godmother of Windstar’s Star Breeze Yacht Windstar Cruises is pleased to announce the appointment of travel influencer Wendy Perrin as Godmother of the fleet’s newest yacht, the Star Breeze. The company is adding two yachts to its fleet in May of 2015, including the 212-passenger Star Breeze and Star Legend. The addition

Asia Made Easy

Asia Made Easy

Windstar Cruises is debuting new itineraries in Asia starting this winter on its newly launched Star Pride yacht. With only 200 passengers and unique destinations only small ships can access, it’s the perfect way to explore Asia, particularly for first-time travelers to the region. Windstar removes the headaches of difficult connections, hard-to-find hotels, and touristy

Guest Testimonial: Even the Clouds Couldn’t Dampen Our Tahiti Cruise

Asia Made Easy

Windstar Cruises is debuting new itineraries in Asia starting this winter on its newly launched Star Pride yacht. With only 200 passengers and unique destinations only small ships can access, it’s the perfect way to explore Asia, particularly for first-time travelers to the region. Windstar removes the headaches of difficult connections, hard-to-find hotels, and touristy

Guest Testimonial: Even the Clouds Couldn’t Dampen Our Tahiti Cruise

Guest Testimonial: Even the Clouds Couldn’t Dampen Our Tahiti Cruise

The Turnbulls didn’t let cloudy skies keep them down, check out their Tahiti adventure below.  The first week of August my husband and I took our first, and hopefully not last, Windstar Cruise for our 45th anniversary. We had been to Tahiti on a cruise nine years ago, and absolutely loved it, so were thrilled

Guest Testimonial: A Letter from Tahiti

Guest Testimonial: Even the Clouds Couldn’t Dampen Our Tahiti Cruise

The Turnbulls didn’t let cloudy skies keep them down, check out their Tahiti adventure below.  The first week of August my husband and I took our first, and hopefully not last, Windstar Cruise for our 45th anniversary. We had been to Tahiti on a cruise nine years ago, and absolutely loved it, so were thrilled

Guest Testimonial: A Letter from Tahiti

Guest Testimonial: A Letter from Tahiti

Dreaming of Tahiti? The Rekate family shares the Windstar adventure.  Dear Windstar, I just wanted to let you know my family and I had the most amazing vacation aboard Wind Spirit while sailing the South Pacific. We were celebrating the full recovery of my mother’s breast cancer and this trip was the most meaningful time

#WindstarCruises Best of Instagram

Guest Testimonial: A Letter from Tahiti

Dreaming of Tahiti? The Rekate family shares the Windstar adventure.  Dear Windstar, I just wanted to let you know my family and I had the most amazing vacation aboard Wind Spirit while sailing the South Pacific. We were celebrating the full recovery of my mother’s breast cancer and this trip was the most meaningful time

#WindstarCruises Best of Instagram

#WindstarCruises Best of Instagram

Our guests have taken amazing photos from all over the world of their Windstar experiences. Here are some of our favorite photos shared on Instagram. To see more great vacation photos, follow us on Instagram at @WindstarCruises and be sure to tag us in all your cruise photos with #WindstarCruises. Thanks for sharing your photos with us,

An Italian Windstar Wedding

#WindstarCruises Best of Instagram

Our guests have taken amazing photos from all over the world of their Windstar experiences. Here are some of our favorite photos shared on Instagram. To see more great vacation photos, follow us on Instagram at @WindstarCruises and be sure to tag us in all your cruise photos with #WindstarCruises. Thanks for sharing your photos with us,

An Italian Windstar Wedding

An Italian Windstar Wedding

TJ and Sari tied the knot at Castello Brown in Portofino, Italy, last year during a private ceremony officiated by Windstar Captain Wakelam. We are honored this lovely couple chose us to be part of their special day, and they graciously sent us a note and photos from their wedding to share. Congratulations TJ and

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipe

An Italian Windstar Wedding

TJ and Sari tied the knot at Castello Brown in Portofino, Italy, last year during a private ceremony officiated by Windstar Captain Wakelam. We are honored this lovely couple chose us to be part of their special day, and they graciously sent us a note and photos from their wedding to share. Congratulations TJ and

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipe

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipe

Michael Sabourin, Windstar’s Executive Corporate Chef shares a sweet treat just in time for the Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air today! It’s that time of year again, when hearts and flowers are everywhere.  It’s been a busy few weeks for me, I just spent the last two weeks aboard our fantastic yacht Wind

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Valentine’s Day Cupcake Recipe

Michael Sabourin, Windstar’s Executive Corporate Chef shares a sweet treat just in time for the Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air today! It’s that time of year again, when hearts and flowers are everywhere.  It’s been a busy few weeks for me, I just spent the last two weeks aboard our fantastic yacht Wind

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Aaron Saunders is a well-known cruise writer who blogs on From the Deck Chair. He recently sailed on Wind Star’s Yachting the Riviera voyage. You can read his full voyage report here.  I used to be a “big ship” guy. When I first started cruising, I sailed aboard a cruise ship that measured 750 feet in length and carried

Local Dining Tips: Hvar, Gothic Jewel

Big Cruise Ships vs. Small Cruise Ships

Aaron Saunders is a well-known cruise writer who blogs on From the Deck Chair. He recently sailed on Wind Star’s Yachting the Riviera voyage. You can read his full voyage report here.  I used to be a “big ship” guy. When I first started cruising, I sailed aboard a cruise ship that measured 750 feet in length and carried

Local Dining Tips: Hvar, Gothic Jewel

Local Dining Tips: Hvar, Gothic Jewel

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Dalmatian Soul Food Zlatna Školjka P. Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island A diamond in the rough

Local Dining Tips: Portofino, Romance of the Italian Riviera

Local Dining Tips: Hvar, Gothic Jewel

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Dalmatian Soul Food Zlatna Školjka P. Hektorovica 8, Hvar, Hvar Island A diamond in the rough

Local Dining Tips: Portofino, Romance of the Italian Riviera

Local Dining Tips: Portofino, Romance of the Italian Riviera

Windstar Cruises has partnered with SAVEUR, a leading epicurean brand for culinary travel content, to develop a collection of local dining tips to uncover the world’s most delicious destinations for culinary travelers. Share your favorite dining tip using #WindstarDiningTips Love from Liguria No visit to Portofino would be complete without sampling two of Liguria’s most

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