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Bridgetown to Cartagena

Introducing the first of the Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection, Azora, departing on its inaugural cruise in February 2020. Designed to combine the luxury lifestyle of The Ritz-Carlton® and the casual freedom of a yachting vacation, The Azora will offer bespoke voyages on the first of three custom-built yachts in 2020. Calling on unique and distinguished destinations alike, most voyages range from seven to ten nights, offering many overnight calls and uniquely curated experiences ashore. Accommodating up to 298 guests in 149 luxury suites, each with its own private terrace. The Azora will feature a personalized service and luxury amenities including a spa, gym, infinity pool, stylish Marina Terrace with sun loungers and cocktail bar, observation lounge and living room. Dining is also second to none with five unique dining experiences to tempt your palate, including regionally inspired cuisine that provides a more immersive experience in the cultural traditions of a location. Stunning contemporary interiors maintain an understated and relaxed luxury, while alfresco spaces embrace the fresh sea air and daily destination. The yachts are also available for private charter. **Please note that cabin rates are 'Starting From Prices' and are therefore subject to change. Please contact us for an up to date quote.





Embark the ship in Bridgetown.

Day 1: Bridgetown

Join the Azora in Barbados, a sophisticated tropical beauty steeped in English heritage and enlivened by the warm Bajan culture. In the capital of Bridgetown, the well-preserved Old Town and historic Garrison district represent an impressive British legacy designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. The ship will depart for Bridgetown at 6pm.

Day 2: Bequia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Spend a full day in Bequia, known as the Grenadines’ “Big” little island for its captivating combination of great natural beauty, classic Caribbean experiences and unhurried ambience, all in just seven square miles. The capital, Port Elizabeth, is a yachting town with a village feel, set on the scenic natural anchorage of Admiralty Bay. At the bay’s western end, Princess Margaret Beach is one of the island’s many stunning stretches of sand.

Day 3: Mayreau, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Arrive at Mayreau, where you will find no airport, few vehicles, one village and beautiful palm-lined beaches. Tiny Mayreau is the only inhabited island within Tobago Cays Marine Park, and represents Caribbean pleasure, pure and simple. On the northern coast, Salt Whistle Bay is the island’s most popular anchorage. Its calm, sheltered waters and soft sands are great for swimming, sunning and snorkeling.

Day 4: At Sea

Spend the day at sea as the ship sails towards Willemstad, Curaçao.

Day 5: Willemstad, Curaçao

Arrive at the beautiful island of Curaçao, home to more than 30 beautiful beaches and a cosmopolitan capital. Vibrantly hued heritage architecture is the hallmark of Willemstad’s historic center, whose two sides span Sint Anna Bay, connected by the floating Queen Emma Bridge.

Day 6: At Sea

Spend the day at sea as the ship sails towards Cartagena.

Day 7: Cartagena

Arrive at your final destination and the jewel of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, Cartagena,which brings together a rich heritage and dynamic culture with incomparable tropical charm. Narrow cobblestone streets lined with colorful Andalusian-style architecture – adorned with equally vibrant cascades of bougainvillea – are hallmarks of the 16th-century walled centre. Discover colonial churches, museums and an imposing hilltop fortress showcasing its storied past. Innovative restaurants, chic hotels and designer boutiques infuse historic Cartagena with new energy.

Day 8: Cartagena

Your Caribbean voyages ends in Colombia where you will disembark the ship.


Disembark the ship in Cartagena.


  • 7 Nights' accommodation on board Azora
  • Full Board from dinner on the first day to breakfast on the last day
  • Beverages in-suite and throughout the yacht
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment
  • Taxes, fees and port expenses (UK market only) *For USA/CA/AUS port taxes shown separatly
  • Onboard gratuities
  • Wi-Fi
  • 24-hour in-suite dining
  • Marina-style platform with access to watersports


  • International transportation
  • Transfers to and from the ship
  • Shore excursions
  • Purchases at The Boutique
  • Treatments at The Ritz-Carlton® Spa
  • A la carte dining at Aqua
  • Prestige/specialty wine and spirits not included in the inclusive beverage offerings

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