Itinerary Highlights

  • Witness history in the making at the second West Indies V England Test Match
  • Explore two Caribbean island paradises, Antigua and Barbados
  • Enjoy our State of Play evening's hosted by cricketing legends after the match
  • Relax and enjoy a stress-free tour with everything taken care of by Spectate

Price Includes

  • Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included
  • Hosted by Cricketing Icons Mike Gatting and John Lever
  • Fantastic luxury accommodation at a variety of Caribbean hotels
  • Roundtrip flights to the Caribbean from the UK

Overview

International cricket is finally back and we couldn't be happier to invite you to join us to witness history in the making on the West Indies V England Test 1 & Test 2 Tour.

Accompanied by cricketing icons, Mike Gatting and John Lever, across two stunning Caribbean islands, this tour includes enviably full days of cricketing action. You’ll get premium seats to the the first 2 test matches, staying in our top luxury hotels in Antigua and Barbados. Then, when your eyes aren’t glued to the field, you can enjoy the fabulous hotel facilities, beaches and plenty of sunshine, plus join your hosts for State of Play evenings, sunset cruises and dinners.

A Spectate tour is all about exactly that... spectating! We’ll take care of everything – from transfers to flight details, hotel bookings to restaurant reservations – all you need to do is arrive and relax.

 

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Accommodation

Blue Waters

Blue Waters

Blue Waters is an exceptionally well-managed smaller hotel and is a superb choice for those who need a break from the fast pace of everyday life. It's the perfect place to hide away from your mobile phone, laptop and e-mail, and do absolutely nothing… all day long. Accommodation is spacious and extremely well appointed, with everything gently focused on relaxation and recuperation, from the Palm Restaurant to Cedar Valley Golf Course, just five minutes away. Your stay will be on an all-inclusive basis.

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Tamarind by Elegant Hotels

Drift away on your own island paradise at Tamarind. With an extensive selection of complimentary watersports available, you can keep as active as you like. Foodies will also be delighted with the dine around programme, which offers an array of restaurant options across no less then five sister properties. Set along a perfect stretch of platinum sand, there's plenty on offer at this slice of paradise. Your stay will be on an all-inclusive basis.

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Itinerary

Day 1 – 06 March

Depart London on your flight to Antigua. Upon arrival in Antigua, you'll be met and transferred to Blue Waters for eight nights in a Deluxe Beachfront Room on an all-inclusive basis. This evening, you and your fellow guests are invited to join your hosts Mike Gatting and John Lever for welcome drinks.

Day 2 – 07 March

Today is a day at leisure to explore the beautiful island of Antigua. We recommend a visit to Nelson's Dockyard in English Harbour - the only Georgian-era dockyard still in use in the world. There's also an incredible variety of natural terrains to explore.

Day 3 – 08 March

1st Test, Day 1 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – Antigua. The 1st test match gets under way at the SVRS, named after the island's most celebrated player. Enjoy premium seating for the first test match of the 2022 series. The option to upgrade to hospitality will be offered as soon as it's available. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 4 – 09 March

1st Test, Day 2 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – Antigua. Today’s cricket action will be followed by our popular State of Play evening for an entertaining and informal review of the day’s play. Spend a relaxing evening with your hosts, Mike Gatting and John Lever, alongside a panel of West Indies cricketing royalty. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 5 – 10 March

1st Test, Day 3 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – Antigua. After a hearty breakfast, you'll head back to the stadium to enjoy another day of world class cricketing action. With the best seats in the house, you'll feel like you're a part of the action. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 6 - 11 March

1st Test, Day 4 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – Antigua. The action continues on the fourth day of this epic first test match. Experiences like these were designed to be shared, and adding your voice to a cheering crowd is always a special feeling. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 7 – 12 March

1st Test, Day 5 – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium – Antigua. Take in the final day of of the first test. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 8 – 13 March

Join us for an all-inclusive farewell lunch with your fellow tour hosts and travellers.

Day 9 – 14 March

Today you'll be transferred to VC Bird International Airport for your flight to Barbados. Upon arrival you'll be met and transferred to Tamarind by Elegant Hotels for eight nights on an All-inclusive basis. This evening, you're invited to join your host and fellow guests for early evening welcome drinks.

Day 10 – 15 March

Today is a day at leisure to explore the sights and sounds of Barbados. A huge variety of activities are available and you might enjoy designer shopping, gourmet dining, relaxing on a stunning white sand beach or even playing a round on a manicured golf course.

Day 11 – 16 March

2nd Test, Day 1 – Kensington Oval – Barbados. After 25 years of travelling to the Bajan home of cricket, we always receive a very warm welcome from Kensington Oval. You'll enjoy premium seating for the second test match - the option to upgrade to hospitality will be offered once available. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 12 – 17 March

2nd Test, Day 2 – Kensington Oval – Barbados. Today’s action will be followed by one of our State of Play evenings that provide an entertaining and informal review of the day’s play. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 13 – 18 March

2nd Test, Day 3 – Kensington Oval – Barbados. Get to know your fellow travellers and other fans as the third day of gripping action begins. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 14 – 19 March

2nd Test, Day 4 – Kensington Oval – Barbados. What could be better than another day in the beautiful Barbadian sunshine? Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy another day of test cricket. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 15 – 20 March

2nd Test, Day 5 – Kensington Oval – Barbados. Enjoy the exciting conclusion to the second test and witness the final day with an incredible view from your premium seats. The final day is where matches are won and lost and the action on the pitch is sure to be gripping. Shared roundtrip stadium transfers are included.

Day 16 – 21 March

Enjoy a day at leisure, then this evening you're invited to join your host and fellow guests aboard our luxury catamaran for a sunset dining experience. Indulge in an incredible gourmet meal and bid a farewell to Barbados before moving on to the equally stunning shores of Grenada.

Day 17 – 22 March

This morning, you'll be transferred to Grantley Adams International Airport for your return flight home to London Gatwick. With plenty more sport on the calendar for 2022, we'll hopefully see you again before the year is out.
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West Indies V England Test 1 & Test 2 Tour

Prices from £11,795 per person

06-22 March 2022

Tour Details

Our West Indies V England Test 1 and Test 2 Tour includes luxury accommodation, flights, transfers, excursions, premium match tickets and celebrity hosts. We'll take care of all arrangements for you and our Caribbean specialists will be with you every step of the way - so, if there's anything else you'd like to arrange during your trip, such as extra excursions or reservations, please let us know.

The opening over of this tour takes us to Antigua for the first test. This picturesque island is just 11 miles wide and 14 long, but still manages to squeeze in more beautiful beaches than most destinations. So, even if the result of the cricket doesn’t go to plan, you'll still find plenty enjoy!

Then, we’ll be heading to Barbados for the second test. Known around the world as the peak of Caribbean luxury, we'll show you the sporting-mad side of Barbados that tourists rarely get to see. Rest assured, you'll still get everything that Spectate tours are known for, including our acclaimed State of Play evenings. Enjoying a refreshing drink with cricketing icons, Mike Gatting and John Lever, is the perfect way to toast the action on the field.

Why Choose Us?

Tailor-Made

Customise your experience to create something truly memorable

  • Add excursions to your trip
  • Travel at your own pace
  • Choose hotels, flights etc
Exclusivity
  • Get the best seats, closest to the action
  • Hosted tours with special celebrity guests
  • Stay in the most luxurious accommodation
  • Fully inclusive service
  • Expert hosts take care of you every step of the way
  • All transfers and fees are included

For 30 years, we have crafted and delivered the highest quality, unforgettable experiences

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