We took a trip aboard Karizma. It couldn’t have been better!
From minute one to the last minute of our trip, our Captain made us feel at home onboard with an easy going, friendly charm. Right away he showed us around the yacht, which in itself is amazing: plenty of space to move about, seek privacy, lounge comfortably, sleep like a baby, and even take a refreshing shower.
The comfort and luxury of Karizma was highlighted by the quality of our meals. Nourishment somehow arrived just when we were hungry and made us feel like we were eating in a high end restaurant at every meal. It was fresh, healthy and satisfying food that always included dessert which we devoured in earnest to fuel our many adventure filled days.
The crew felt like old friends after this trip. We felt completely safe with them as they proved to be competent sailors. The captain patiently and graciously showed us the ropes and gave us the opportunity to pitch in with sailing as we desired. We hold both of them in high regard and find ourselves missing their company now that the trip has come to an end.
Our days felt easy, revolving around what we wanted to do, with no rushing or pressure. The Captain gave us solid advice and told many a story about the BVI’s both from natural and historical perspectives as well as the real truth about living there. He enabled us to get a genuine feel for the “life” many of us only dream of. The captain personally led us on hikes, and took us to amazing spots we likely wouldn’t find on our own. From Tarpon feeding on Saba Rock, extraordinary banana daiquiris, a tour of Anegada by truck complete with a picnic on a beautiful secluded beach…and many more.
We left Karizma feeling we had a satisfying mix of pleasure, relaxation and adventure. It was truly a trip of a lifetime and not one of us wanted to wake up from our dream vacation on Karizma. We will be back!