Luar sails the USV I and BVI but can be delivered to other parts of the Caribbean
Luar is a week of all-inclusive luxury: a floating five-star hotel where you are the only guests. Sit back and relax – your crew is there to fulfil your every need. We will navigate your customized itinerary and your chef will make culinary magic with your personalized menu. Fill your days with activity or simply let go and relax aboard your floating home. This is your opportunity to be completely spoiled in the paradise that are the Virgin Islands.
The Virgin Islands are the jewels of the Caribbean. The US Virgin Islands (USVI) and British Virgin Islands (BVI) consist of more than 80 islands and Cays. The USVI has 4 large islands: St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island and 50 smaller ones. The BVI has 4 larger islands; Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada and more than 30 smaller ones. The BVI is "nature's best kept secret."
The Virgin Islands have beautiful year round weather. From December to March, the temperature ranges from the mid-70s to high 80s with breezy evenings. July to October has average temps in the mid to upper 80s.
Our crew will customize your itinerary to your liking
Embark at noon in St. Thomas at American Yacht Harbor, just a 25-minute ride from the St. Thomas airport (STT). Sip on welcome cocktails and settle into your cabins. Luar then sets out for a one hour sail to Saint John and anchors in beautiful Cinnamon Bay for a swim followed by dinner on board.
After a leisurely breakfast depart for Leinster Bay, on St. John, for snorkeling, exploring and a hike to a sugar mill. Proceed to Soper's Hole, West End on Tortola for a lunch stop while the captain clears Luar into the British Virgin Islands. Go ashore for some shopping or a bite if you like. Luar then heads north to Jost Van Dyke. Take the kayak or paddleboards to explore the idyllic beaches and then anchor in gorgeous White Bay for the evening. Dine on board or head over to Foxy’s Bar for dinner and music.
After breakfast make a 30 minute sail to Sandy Cay, a perfect uninhabited small island fringed with coconut trees and white sand or to Sandy Spit, another perfect tropical island. Head to Guana Island for lunch. In the afternoon go snorkeling and explore the gorgeous reef at Monkey Point. Depart at 4pm for Marina Cay, a tiny island east of Tortola. Dinner on board at anchor.
Lift anchor and sail to the North Sound of Virgin Gorda. Stop by Prickly Pear Island and visit the Sandbox Bar & Grill for a cocktail of lunch. Paddleboard or try some wakeboarding. Arrange a scuba dive or just go snorkeling around Necker Island, property of Sir Richard Branson. You will be thrilled by the reefs rich with an incredible variety of tropical marine life.
Wake up early and head up to Anegada. Have the crew rent a truck and drive you to the north shore to visit Cow Wreck Beach and see the Horseshoe Reef, the largest barrier coral reef in the Caribbean, and the fourth largest on earth. Dine that night on world-famous Anegada lobster at one of the restaurants dotting the beach.
After breakfast head south for a second visit to Virgin Gorda. This time visit the wonder of The Baths, the stunning natural attraction of the British Virgin Islands, with exotic pools and grottos formed by giant boulders strewn across sand beaches. The hidden rooms are pierced with shafts of light and super clear water. Continue to Manchioneel Bay on Cooper Island to find a family owned eco-resort. Here you can spend the afternoon browsing charming boutiques, coffee shops or even treat yourself to a massage at the Solé Spa.
Sail down the Drake Channel, stopping by Salt Island and Peter Island, with a stop at The Bight Bay on Norman Island. Spend the afternoon exploring The Caves off of Treasure Point. Late afternoon lift anchor and head towards Cruz Bay on St. John, a beautiful little town of narrow lanes lined with restaurants and shops. Enjoy dinner on board or ashore at the Extra Virgin Bistro or stop by The Beach Bar for sunset happy hour.
Wake up in Cruz Bay, watch the sun rise over St. John, enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a swim before a 1 hour sail to Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas arriving at around noon where a car will be waiting for your 10-minute trip to the airport.