Their vacation is very different from the break they took last year, when they spent two weeks in a gorgeous £ 27,000-a-week villa on the private Caribbean island of Mustique.
They were joined by George, Charlotte and Louis’ grandparents, Carole and Michael Middleton, in the vacation home, which has a huge infinity pool and stunning sea views.
Although they could not have made it to the island for this year’s getaway, they could have chosen to visit any of the countries on the UK’s travelers list – but opted for something something closer to home.
Sources said Kate and William made the decision because they were concerned about the potential need for quarantine upon their return.
If they had self-isolated, they would not have been able to carry out their royal duties – which they just took over after the lockdown – and they weren’t willing to risk missing out. commitments.
Kate and William were seen cycling on beautiful Tresco Island on Thursday.
One vacationer said: “William and Kate were biking, laughing. They looked so happy to be enjoying the weather.
“I did a double take. They were really nice and said hello.
Scilly holds a special place in William’s heart as he went there as a child with his brother Harry and his parents, Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
William was pictured as a boy visiting Scilly in June 1989, wearing shorts and a red sweater on a bike ride with his family.
And rumors spread after their wedding in 2011 that he and Kate flew to the destination off Cornwall.
The couple, both 38, visited in 2016 – when William recalled his trip as a seven-year-old boy.
The Cambridges stayed at their Anmer Hall home in Norfolk.
A source said: “They decided to get away quickly before the children returned to school. They were keen to support our travel industry. ”
The family are expected to return to Norfolk on Friday.