England in West Indies 2015
Calypso Tour – 1st, 2nd and 3rd Tests
7 April – 7 May 2015 (31 days)
Take a month to see the whole series unfold, along with plenty of time to relax and experience the differences of three Caribbean islands. Get off to a relaxing start at the all-inclusive Verandah resort on Antigua and feel the excitement of the 1st Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium. Then we move on to the mountainous landscape of Grenada for 8 nights on famous Grand Anse beach and England’s first Test on the island. Finally, we land in Barbados for 10 nights at the gorgeous Hilton resort and the 3rd, possibly decisive Test at the wonderful the Kensington Oval.
TOUR PRICES (per person, excluding international flights)
|Verandah Antigua Cricket Tour||£ 10,400||£ n/a|
Grenada National Stadium
Snorkelling with turtles Kensington Oval Barbados
Tuesday 7 April
Fly Gatwick-AntiguaDepart London Gatwick at 09:00 on Virgin Atlantic flight VS087, via St Lucia.
On arrival at 14:10, coach transfer to the beautiful Verandah Resort & Spa for an 11 night stay.
Wedensday 8 AprilDay at leisure to get acclimatised to the gorgeous weather and surroundings.
This evening join us for our ‘Welcome’ cocktail party to meet your tour group. Includes canapés & drinks
Thursday 9 AprilEnjoy a day at leisure to relax and unwind by the pool or on the beautiful beach
Friday 10 AprilIsland Tour. Visit historical sites such as English Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard – the world’s only remaining Georgian naval facility. Lunch included
Saturday 11 AprilDay at leisure
Sunday 12 AprilDay at leisure
Monday 13 – Fri 17 April
1st Test, West Indies v England, Sir Vivian Richards StadiumEnjoy the buzz of the first day of the Test series, as England take on the West Indies. Match transfers included.
Tuesday 14 AprilAfter the second day of the Test match, we will host a private ‘Cricket’ cocktail party at our resort, where you will have the Friday 17 April Join us this evening for a sumptuous ‘End of Test’ celebratory 4 course dinner. Drinks included
Satuday 18 April
Fly Antigua-GrenadaToday we head to the airport for our inter-island flight to Grenada. On arrival we will be transferred to the Sandals La Source Grenada Resort and Spa
Sunday 19 AprilDay at leisure to enjoy the resort and Pink Gin beach. This evening join us for a ‘Welcome to Grenada’ cocktail party. Includes canapés & drinks
Monday 20 AprilGet to know Grenada today on our private island tour. Lunch included
Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 April
2nd Test, West Indies v England, Grenada National StadiumWitness England’s first ever Test match on Grenada. Match transfers included.
Saturday 25 AprilJoin us this evening for a sumptuous ‘End of Test’ celebratory dinner. Drinks included
Sunday 26 AprilToday we head to the airport for our inter-island flight to Barbados. On arrival we will be transferred to the Hilton Barbados Resort
Monday 27 AprilDay at leisure to enjoy your new home and surroundings. This evening join us for our ‘Welcome to Barbados’ cocktail party. Includes canapés & drinks
Tuesday 28 AprilCatamaran cruise. Enjoy a wonderful 5 hours aboard a large catamaran, sailing along the coast of Barbados. Relax in the glorious Caribbean sun, stopping to swim and snorkel with turtles. All drinks and a delicious lunch included
Wednesday 29 AprilFamiliarise yourself with beautiful Barbados on our informative and fun full-day island tour. Lunch included.
Thursday 30 AprilEnjoy a day at leisure by the pool or on the beach before the excitement of the Test match
Friday 1 – Tuesday 5 May
3rd Test, West Indies v England, Kensington Oval, BarbadosBarbados is the spiritual home of cricket in the Caribbean and the Test match here is invariably a great game. With thousands of England supporters in attendance there will be a faboulous atmosphere. Match transfers included
Sunday 3 MayAfter returning from the cricket, we will host a private ‘Cricket’ cocktail party, where you will have the opportunity to meet and chat personally with our high profile cricket personality.
Monday 4 MayDay at leisure
Tuesday 5 MayJoin us this evening for a sumptuous ‘Farewell’ dinner, including 3 courses and drinks
Wednesday 6 MayTime at leisure before departing Barbados at 17:10 on Virgin Atlantic flight VS030
Thursday 7 MayArrive into London Gatwick 06:40
Verandah Resort & Spa, Antigua – 4 starLocated on the pristine North-East coast of Antigua, the secluded Verandah Resort & Spa offers two gorgeous beaches and a range of activities from nature trails to water sports. Resort amenities include Spa Tranquillity, free-form swimming pool & fitness centre. On an all-inclusive basis you will have the choice of 3 excellent restaurants along with a range of bars across the resort.
Accommodation is in single story, fully air-conditioned junior suites, each encompassing a huge 700 square feet, including a private balcony. Features include, satellite TV, safe, tea & coffee making facilities and mini-fridge.
Sandals La Source Grenada Resort & Spa – 5 starSandals La Source is a luxurious all-inclusive resort situated in the heart of Grenada’s beautiful Pink Gin Beach. Unwind by one of the resort’s three pools or be swept along a river pool. The resort’s restaurants include a steakhouse, as well as a collection of venues serving local and international cuisine. The indulgent Red Lane Spa offers a wide range of treatments and a fitness centre. Other activities include windsurfing, snorkelling, scuba diving for certified divers, floodlit tennis and volleyball.
South Seas Premium Room feature a king size beds, flat screen TV, bathrobes, iPod dock and a patio or balcony with a garden view.
Hilton Barbados Resort – 4 starThe Hilton Resort is located on the South coast close to both the capital city of Bridgetown and to vibrant St Lawrence Gap, home to many of the islands finest restaurants and night spots.
The resort is built on the site of 17th century Fort Charles, an important relic of Barbados history that is now part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. The fort is still partly preserved and original cannons and walls can be explored on the hotel grounds. Resort facilities include two beautiful beaches, interconnecting lagoon-style swimming pools (with swim-up bar), on-site water sports centre and two full service restaurants.
Bayview rooms include a balcony with spectacular views of Bridgetown and picturesque Carlisle Bay, high speed internet and a bathroom with separate tub & shower.