Explore Lesser Antilles & St. Barthelemy by boat

A dream cruise aboard a comfortable catamaran

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Explore Lesser Antilles & St. Barthelemy by boat

Embark on an 8-day cruise in the northern Caribbean. You will discover, among other things: Sint Maarten, an unusual island shared by the French (in the north) and the Dutch (in the south); Saint Barthelemy, the smallest island of the Antilles, only 21km²; Tintamarre, a wild island where nature is as beautiful on land as it is underwater. Thanks to our full board formula, you won't have to worry about anything! All your meals will be prepared with local products by your hostess.

Cruise Highlights

  • Exploring the Tintamarre desert island
  • Enjoying grilled lobsters
  • Snorkelling around ilet Pinel
4.4 4.4 · 5 reviews

Your Boat

  • Ipanema 58
  • 6 total cabins
  • 12 people max
  • 2 crew members

The Ipanema 58 is a superb 17m long catamaran with a bright comfortable saloon and a fully equipped kitchen. You can enjoy your meals in the shaded cockpit while enjoying the view of the Leeward Islands. The trampolines and the sunbathing area are perfect for a relaxing moment. The flybridge is the ideal place to take panoramic photos. Thanks to the large aft skirts, you can easily take a dip in the blue waters during stops.

Important: your cruise can also take place on the Lagoon 620 (19m long catamaran; 6 double cabins) or the Bali 5.4 (17m long catamaran; 6 double cabins).

  • Towels
  • Beach towels
  • Cockpit shower
  • Speakers at the cockpit
  • Sea kayak
  • Fins, masks and snorkels
  • Semi-rigid dinghy
  • Watermaker
  • GPS

The owner reserves the right to replace with a different boat model of the same quality and performance

Your Cabin


With its 6 double cabins (2 standard in the centre and 4 superior ones in the front and back), this boat can accommodate up to 12 passengers. The cabins are all air-conditioned (from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.) and have a bathroom equipped with a lighted mirror, a bathroom cabinet, a shower and WC.

Itinerary of your cruise

Our professional crew will take you in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus. You will discover exotic landscapes, colourful islands and a relaxing Creole atmosphere


DAY 1 : Anse Marcel (Saint-Martin) - Grand Case (Saint-Martin) (about 30 minutes sailing time)
Meet at 6 pm in the Lonvilliers marina (located at the end of Anse Marcel) for your boarding. You will meet the crew and your fellow passengers over a welcome cocktail. The skipper will brief you on the cruise course, the stopovers and the safety instructions before setting sail for Grand Case. Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 2 : Grand Case – Tintamarre – Île Fourchue (about 4 hours sailing)
After breakfast, you sail to Tintamarre. This 100-hectare island, now uninhabited, is located northeast of St. Martin and part of its Nature Reserve. The many footpaths that cross it will lead you to an old 19th-century cotton plantation, a railway, and even an airfield. Afterwards, you will head for Île Fourchue (also called Ile Fourche). Its sheltered bay will allow you to wear flippers, masks and snorkel to explore the seabed and swim with magnificent coloured fish. Turtles are also very present near the shore. You can take a pleasant walk along the cliffs and enjoy the view of St Barths.

DAY 3 : Île Fourchue - Anse de Colombier (St-Barth) (about 45 minutes sailing time)
You set sail for the island of Saint-Barthélemy and anchor in the Colombier Cove (the island's western tip). This is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the white sandy beach. The cove is also particularly suitable for snorkelling. Its transparent water will allow you to observe many fish species and, if you are lucky, turtles. And why not end the day with a walk to the top of a small hill to admire the view? Overnight at anchor.

DAY 4 : Anse de Colombier - Gustavia (St-Barth) - Pinel Island (about 3 hours sailing)
This morning, you weigh anchor and continue to discover the beautiful island of St. Barth. The island was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1493, who named it after his brother. You will stop in Gustavia (the island's capital) for the day. Start by strolling through the port before going to Fort Karl and then to the Gustavia lighthouse. If you wish, you can also rent bicycles and explore the island at your own pace. At the end of the day, you will head for Pinel Island and its magnificent nature reserve. Overnight at anchor.

DAY 5 : Pinel Island - Crocus Bay (Anguilla) (about 3 hours sailing)
Wake up and have breakfast, looking at Pinel Island. You will appreciate its turquoise water and white sand, which invites you to relax. The ban on fishing and motorised water sports has made it possible to preserve the diversity and richness of the seabed. While walking around the islet, you will discover breathtaking landscapes. Overnight at anchor.

DAY 6 : Crocus Bay – Rendezvous Bay (Anguilla) – Friar’s Bay (Saint-Martin) (about 3 hours of sailing)
You follow the coast southwards to Sandy Island, a real paradise for snorkelers. You then continue on to Rendez-vous Bay, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. You have the afternoon to relax, paddle or kayak. A little later, you begin your return journey, stopping for the night at Friar's Bay.

DAY 7 : Friar’s Bay - Grand Case (Saint-Martin) (about 1 hour sailing)
Make the most of your morning at Friar's Bay with a stroll along the beach and a swim from the boat. After lunch, go to the island's nature reserve and stop off at Rocher Créole. This incredible diving site is both easily accessible and protected. You will stop in Grand Case for the night. This village considered the gastronomy capital of the Antilles, is dotted with small traditional and colourful houses.

DAY 8 : Grand Case - Anse Marcel (about 30 minutes sailing time)
Last navigation to reach the marina of Lonvilliers. Your disembarkation is scheduled after breakfast, around 9 am.

Marina de Lonvilliers (Anse Marcel, Saint-Martin)  Grand Case  Tintamarre  Île Fourchue  Anse de Colombier  Gustavia  Pinel Island  Crocus Bay  Friar’s Bay  Grand Case  Marina de Lonvilliers (Anse Marcel, Saint-Martin)  Marina de Lonvilliers (Anse Marcel, Saint-Martin)

Discover our 100% customisable services to help you organise your holidays.

Serenity Service: Booking your plane tickets.
Extension Service: Book your stay ashore (accommodation and/or excursions) before or after your cruise.

For more information, please contact your advisor or consult our FAQs at the bottom of the page.

The itinerary may be changed without prior notice due to technical or weather conditions.
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Double cabin standard
Price per person including VAT
-30 %
1 305 €
-20 %
1 330 €
-30 %
1 385 €
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Single cabin
Price per person including VAT
-30 %
1 960 €
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1 995 €
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2 080 €
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Price includes

  • Accommodation in air-conditioned double cabin (air-conditioning is on from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.) with private bathroom
  • Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Drinks with meals (table wine and water)
  • 1 local aperitif per person offered each evening (using rum, prosecco... depending on the destination or fruit juices, or sodas)
  • English-speaking crew services (skipper, steward/cook)
  • 2 sets of sheets, bath and beach towels/person/week
  • Water, petrol and diesel
  • Snorkelling equipment (fins, masks and snorkels)
  • Sea kayak
  • Boat and passenger insurance

Price does not include

  • Flights
  • Round trip transfers between the airport and the boat (optional)
  • Bar, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks
  • On-board cash register (compulsory) to be paid at the time of booking/balance payment: €285 /person
  • Environmental tourism tax “Nature Reserve Tax” (compulsory to pay upon reservation): €5/person
  • Special Dietary Requirements supplement (vegan, gluten-free, etc.): €120/person
  • Superior cabin supplement (rear or front): 175€** /cabin in shared cruise and privatization is optional and to be paid at the time of booking/balance payment
  • **IMPORTANT: For all departures starting from 04/01/2025, the superior cabin surcharge will be 190 € /cabin
  • Penalties for the late submission of documents (passport, contract, etc.), less than 10 days before departure: €150 / cabin (to be paid on site).

Our customers' reviews of this boat

4,4 · 5 reviews

  • 4

    Fantastic boat, great new friends, great hostess, almost perfect.

    I have to go with four stars on this for two reasons: 1. The interior description of the cabin did not convey just how small it was. Still awesome though. 2. The captain was not very engaged. Other than that it was an amazing experience and totally worth it. Would absolutley book again. I will say, and this is NO fault of the boat crew or the booking companies, the amount of dead coral and sea life was really a bummer so that alone would prevent a repeat visit to this area for us.

  • 4

    Croisière catamaran

    équipage au top, au petits soins pour les passagers

  • 4

    Croisière aux Antilles

    Le personnel à bord (Béa et Nicolas) a été excellent ! Quelques travaux sont à prévoir sur le bateau mais sinon rien à redire !

  • 5

    Que de plages magnifiques....

    Merci et bravo à notre hôtesse Béa. Expérimentée, efficace. Merci à notre skipper Mathieu pour sa disponibilité et son enthousiasme.

  • 5

    Unvergessliche Katamaranwoche rund um St. Martin & St. Barth

    Wir haben eine Kabine auf einem Katamaran gebucht (Typ Ipanema 58), mit Platz für 12 Gäste (in 6 Doppelkabinen) und 2 Personen Besatzung. Wir waren nur zu zehnt, zwölf wäre doch etwas eng gewesen (zB am Esstisch). Die Fahrt startete Samstag im Norden von St. Martin (Anse Marcel) und führte in diverse Buchten und Strände bis nach St. Barth, wo mit dem Besuch von Gustavia der einzige wirkliche Landgang anstand. Also die ganze Woche fast nur auf dem Meer - herrlich! Übernachtet wurde vor Anker an Orten, wo man ohne Schiff kaum hinkommt. Die Crew besteht aus Skipper und Köchin, welches sich auch um sonst alles kümmern; um den "Haushalt" und das Segelboot muss man sich nicht kümmern. 3x am Tag wird im Freien gegessen, gekocht wurde wirklich hervorragend. Alkoholfreie Getränke, Rum-Drinks und Wein sind in jeder gewünschten Menge inbegriffen, anderes (zB Bier) kann man selber kaufen und in den Kühler stellen. Langweilig wurde es nie: Segeln, Lesen, Schnorcheln, Schwimmen, Strandgänge, Gespräche mit den anderen Passagieren etc. Alles ist freiwillig, Zeitpläne gibt es nicht. Platz hat man immer genug, auch am Schatten. Im Wasser sieht man Meeresschildkröten, verschiedene Stachelrochen, kleine Haie, Rifffische, Sepie, Seesterne, Langusten, Barracudas etc. Mit etwas Glück auch Wale und Delphine. Schnorchelmaterial ist vorhanden. Die Kabinen sind gross genug: Grosses Doppelbett mit Ablageflächen auf beiden Seiten, Stauraum für die Kleider (kleiner Schrank, 2 grosse Schubladen), kleine Dusche, WC und Lavabo. Alles hell und ausreichend frischer Luft. Mücken gibt es übrigens keine. Schuhe kann man zuhause lassen, Flipflops für den Strand und vielleicht Turnschuhe für einen Landausflug reichen. Ansonsten barfuss! Wir sind immer noch begeistert - sooooo viel besser als die Tage vorher und nachher an Land im Hotel! Natürlich sollte man etwas Glück haben mit den Leuten an Bord - bei uns hat das perfekt gepasst (Franzosen, Amerikaner, Deutsche und Schweizer), alle hatten viel Spass. Eric & Marie als Crew waren unschlagbar. Jederzeit wieder!

Frequently asked questions

  • Is everyone on board English-speaking?

    Please note that this cruise is not exclusive to English travelers. It is quite common to meet people of various nationalities on board as we offer cruises to international clientele - encouraging curious and enriching exchanges for both passengers and crew.
    Crew members are multilingual and qualified to offer multilingual service.
  • How is my transfer from the airport to the boat organized?

    The transfer can be arranged by your GlobeSailor advisor and the base manager by taxi or minibus. Payment for this service is generally to be made to GlobeSailor at the time of payment of the balance or directly on site in cash. Don't forget to forward your arrival times to your advisor.
  • What does the skipper do? And the hostess?

    All the skippers we offer are registered and hold the necessary professional certificates. They speak fluent English. If you have any special requirements regarding the skipper, please let us know. The skipper is responsible for navigation and your safety on board. Feel free to participate with him in the manoeuvres, he will be happy to teach you the basics of navigation. Concerning the organisation, the skipper sleeps on the boat, either in a separate cabin or in the saloon. The skipper is not in charge of cooking or washing dishes. On request, a hostess (or cook) can prepare your meals, clean the saloon, clean your cabins and more generally ensure that the boat is in good order. all our cabin cruises include the services, at a minimum, of a skipper and a hostess (unless otherwise specified in the contract)
  • Does the boat operate only with the sails?

    It depends on the weather. When the winds are strong, the skipper will use the sails to sail silently. On days with calmer winds or to reach the stopovers on schedule, the skipper may need to use the engine. The engine is also used when entering and leaving the marinas. We cannot guarantee a minimum time of using the sails. The skipper will do their best to use the sails as much as possible and involve passengers in manoeuvres.
  • How are meals organized on the boat?

    Most of our cabin cruises include full board and the services of a hostess - cook. Alcoholic beverages are sometimes extra. Check the terms and conditions of your quotation carefully. On request, your advisor can send you the menus proposed on board. They are often prepared with fresh and local products. Please inform us as soon as possible if you are allergic to any food or if you are on a special diet.
  • Are the menus adapted to special dietary requirements?

    We strive to offer the best possible services on our cruises and providing special dietary options are part of this. Please inform your charter advisor of any dietary restrictions or requirements well in advance of the cruise, so that the crew may be informed and make the necessary adaptations to the menus provided.
    Please note that the preparation of adapted menus adds a certain level of complexity for our hostesses/cooks, who will prepare meals for 12 guests on board. Sourcing good quality substitute products also incurs additional costs. It is therefore necessary for us to charge a supplement, in order to guarantee that all our guests on board receive the same level of quality service.
  • What payments must I make in order to confirm my booking?

    To confirm your booking you should inform your GlobeSailor advisor who will put an option (hold) on the cabin for a certain time until we receive your down payment.
    The booking will only be considered final once your down payment has been received (by bank transfer, Paypal or credit card) which is 50% of the total amount. A 100% down payment is required for any booking made less than one month before departure.
    The balance should be paid no later than one month before boarding.
  • What happens if I need to cancel my cruise?

    If you wish to make a cancellation, you should contact your GlobeSailor advisor as soon as possible. Whatever the circumstances, you will be charged the following cancellation fees, depending on when the cancellation is made: up to 90 days before departure = 30%; 89 to 60 days before departure = 50%; 59 to 30 days before departure = 75%; 29 days or less before departure = 100% of the total cost of your booking. We recommend that you sign up for cancellation insurance with your personal insurance provider.