2019/2020 - Treasures of Costa Rica & the Panama: Costa Rica to Panama
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the Pacific Ocean coast line of Costa Rica and the Panama. We will reach the Nature National Park of Manuel Antonio, the Curu Nature Reserve. witness life in the Darrien Jungle, swim and snorkel in Coiba and Granito de Oro islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, and rich flora and fauna diversity to intrigue you.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 - Saturday : Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
Embarkation- 15:00 to 16:00. Sailing to Quepos. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 - Sunday : Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica
Morning optional excursion to Manual Antonio National Park, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch you can take the optional Forest Canopy afternoon excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz for an afternoon swim. Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz. Tropical evening with dinner and party. Late evening sailing to Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce. Overnight at sea.
Day 3 - Monday : Puerto Jimenez - Casa Orquideas - Golfito, Costa Rica
We reach Puerto Jimenez early in the morning. Morning optional Osa Peninsula excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. We return to the ship for a late lunch while we cross Golfo Dulce towards Casa Orquideas. After lunch, we reach by Casa Orquideas by tender, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Optional excursion in the grounds and time to swim at the end of the visit. We then sail into Golfito. We reach Golfito for Immigration procedures and sail overnight south to COIBA & Granito de Oro islands.
Day 4 - Tuesday : Coiba/Granito de Oro Islands, Panama
Morning arrival in Coiba Island a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Morning walk with our Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk up hill to discover the local forest and animal life. After our beach BBQ on Coiba, we sail to nearby Granito de Oro Island for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. The waters are teeming with marine life. In the afternoon, we leave Granito de Oro and sail to Playa Muerto - Darrien. Overnight at sea.
Day 5 - Wednesday : Day at sea - Playa Muerto/Darrien, Panama
Day at sea. Relax on the sun deck-loungers, enjoy reading a good book or join a lecture of our on-board Expert Guest Naturalist. Late afternoon arrival at Playa Muerto, Darien.
Day 6 - Thursday : Playa Muerto/Darrien - Isla del Rey/Pearl Islands, Panama
Morning optional excursion in the Darrien National park. We reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Emberra Village where we are welcomed by Emberra Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions. We will be invited to share their lunch and dance with them. After lunch, we sail to Isla Del Rey - Pearl Islands. Afternoon snorkeling and beach activities. Late evening departure for Panama City. Overnight at sea.
Day 7 - Friday : Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama
Morning Optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama City and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks. Farewell dinner and overnight in port.
Day 8 - Saturday : Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama
Disembarkation 6 to 9:30 am after breakfast.
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- Variety Cruises
- Offer valid through 12/31/2019
- 8 Days
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|Day 1||Puerto Caldera|
|Day 2||Playa Biesanz|
|Day 5||Playa Muerto|
|Day 6||Isla del Rey|
|Day 7||Panama City|
|Day 8||Panama City|
- * Cruise Fares
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Shipboard accommodations, ocean transportation all meals and on board entertainment as specified in the cruise program selected.
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Port charges, fuel surcharge, travel insurance, transfers, optional air/sea or land programs (unless noted), shore excursions, airport facility charges, taxes/fees, nor do they include items of a personal nature such as alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, gratuities, gift shop purchases, medical services, phone calls, etc. All onboard charges are in Euros.
Port Charges, Fuel Surcharge and Airport Taxes
Port charges and fuel surcharge are in addition to the cruise fares. Payment for port charges must be made at the time the final payment is made.