Multi-Centre: Star Flyer Trans-Atlantic Westbound Cruise
Opt for our Star Flyer Transatlantic Cruise and sail from Malaga to Bridgetown
What Makes Me Mighty Fine
- Amazing 23 day, luxury clipper, trans-Atlantic cruise on the Star Flyer, sailing from Malaga in Spain, calling in on fabulous European and African ports of call, before following the tradewinds to Bridgetown in Barbados
- Soak up the exotic charms of Tangier as you visit its bazaars and famous Kasbah
- See African influences at work in the stunning architecture of Cadiz
- Enjoy the lush island of Madeira and its charming capital Funchal
- Call in on the sun-drenched holiday islands of Gran Canaria and Tenerife
- Spend 16 amazing days at sea, enjoying the experience of private yacht sailing and making the most of your luxurious clipper ship, its first class standards of service and wonderful, modern amenities
- Arrive in vibrant Bridgetown, Barbados and, perhaps, extend your holiday here with a few nights on land before you fly home
This Star Flyer tall ships cruise offers passengers the utmost in luxury, service and comfort. You'll sail on one of the world's tallest and, indeed, largest clipper ships whose spacious surroundings boast tasteful decor, evocative of the grand era of sailing. An enticing selection of ports of call puts this Star Flyer Transatlantic crossing in a class of its own and the friendly, efficent crew ensure your days at sea are an absolute joy.
The Star Flyer boasts a vast array of onboard facilities. The elegantly styled bar and lounge area make evenings onboard highly enjoyable, with live musical entertainment from the resident pianist and local performers offering a taste of regional culture. The spacious deck boasts ample chairs and sun loungers for relaxing days at sea, an outdoor pool for whenever a refreshing dip is required and an open-air bar serving thirst quenching beverages all day long.
Cabins on the Star Flyer are everything you would expect; smartly designed, comfortable and luxurious. Each day, the skilled chefs create remarkable culinary delights - continental and cooked breakfasts, enticing buffet lunches and multi-course dinners complete with fine wines. And what's more, being a relaxed kind of ship, formal attire is not required in the dining room.
This 22 night Star Flyer Transatlantic crossing begins in Malaga and terminates in colourful Bridgetown, Barbados, calling in on fascinating ports along the way. Encompassing the golden age of sailing, the fabulous Star Flyer is many a traveller’s dream, offering a blend of old world charm and modern day comfort. Take a look at the full itinerary below to discover your dream trip.
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Day 1 - Malaga
Your Star Flyer Transatlantic crossing begins in bustling Malaga - birthplace of Picasso. Flight times permitting, you may be able to see a little of this British favourite before you set sail. Browse the wonderful museums and galleries, indulge in a spot of shopping in the chic boutiques or simply opt for a little people watching from a pavement cafe. Joining the ship in time for dinner, it's time to set sail and bid farewell to Malaga.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Tangier
Today, on your Star Flyer Transatlantic crossing, we dock in Morocco, on the tip of North Africa. Leaving the Mediterranean waters behind, we are now in the Atlantic. Immerse yourself in the spellbinding ambience of Tangier where vibrant bazaars, fragrant spices, mysterious snake charmers and melodious street musicians mesmerise the senses. Make sure you visit the famous Kasbah which dominates the city and learn something of its fascinating history.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 - Cádiz
The Star Flyer Transatlantic cruise returns to mainland Spain today. Laying claim to the title of the oldest city in Europe, Cadiz echoes Africa in its domed churches and palm trees. The city is a maze of narrow, cobbled streets and inviting squares, with dazzling beaches to enjoy. Today, on the Star Flyer cruise, there are optional excursions to the cosmopolitan city of Seville, famed for its stunning Alhambra Palace and historic Jerez. This is a great destination to learn all about Spanish flamenco culture.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 4 to 5 - At Sea
Star Flyer leaves mainland Spain behind and sails west for two days towards the beautiful island of Madeira. This is your first taste of open water and a chance to experience the thrill of full days onboard ship. Nothing can prepare you for the sheer relaxation of days on the Star Flyer. Soaking up the rays on deck, taking a dip in the pool or enjoying some of the waterspors on offer, you'll soon find yourself very much accustomed to the clipper ship lifestyleMeals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 - Star Flyer - Funchal
Madeira is a gem of an island as you'll soon discover when the Star Flyer drops anchor in Funchal. Steep terrain, gushing waterfalls, gardens full of flowers and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean give Madeira its unrelenting appeal. There may be the opportunity to join a whale watching boat trip or swim with dolphins, and the rejuvenated modern city of Funchal is a joy to explore on this Star Flyer Transatlantic cruise.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 - At Sea
A lovely day at sea, on your Star Clipper Transatlantic crossing, to recharge your batteries and make the most of the fabulous onboard facilities. Select a good book from the resident library and relax in the sun, take a dip in the pool or enjoy some of the watersports available from the deck. Days at sea also provide wonderful opportunities to get to know your fellow passengers and share stories of your travels as you prepare for your next port of call.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 - Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Arrive in the capital of Gran Canaria, situated around 150km off the coast of North Africa. Star Flyer waits patiently in the harbour while guests explore this sun-drenched island. Visit the volcanic crater at Caldera de Taburiente National Park and marvel at the unusual volcanic rock formations. In the city there is an interesting archaeological museum and the never-ending beaches here are simply divine.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 - Santa Cruz, Tenerife
Today, on your Star Flyer Transatlantic crossing, you arrive in the busiest of the Canary Islands. Centred around a sizeable volcanic mountain range, the island’s highest peak remains capped in snow almost the whole year round. During your time here enjoy a scenic drive into the mountains or visit the tropical bird park, Loro Parque.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Days 10 to 22 - At Sea
For many passengers, the next 12 days mark the highlight of this Star Flyer Transatlantic cruise as you head out into open waters, crossing the Atlantic and sailing on towards the Caribbean. A transatlantic clipper crossing provides one of life's few opportunities to taste the authentic yachting lifestlye, whilst still enjoying high levels of comfort and style. There's nothing like the feeling of sailing the high seas, shrouded in the elegance of a stunning clipper ship. Days at sea simply fly by as you enjoy the onboard activities, soak up the sun, savour the first class cuisine and get to know your fellow passengers and crew. Sit back, relax and enjoy every single minute!Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 23 - Bridgetown
Arrive in laid-back Bridgetown, the capital of the Caribbean island of Barbados. This is where your Star Flyer cruise will come to an end. White buildings gleam in the sunshine and colourful, wooden houses add a sense of fun to the city. Bid farewell to your fellow passengers and the Star Flyer crew as you prepare for your flight home. Should you prefer to extend your holiday, however, speak to us about adding additional nights in Barbados to the end of your cruise.Meals included:Breakfast
- 23 days' cruise with accommodation in a Category 4 Cabin (upgrade details on request)
- Meals as per the itinerary
- Port charges
- International flights (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Transfers (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Optional excursions (these can be arranged for you at a supplement)
- Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
Please call our friendly advisors on 0333 800 2033 for pricing on this holiday.