Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica, and Cartagena Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica, and Cartagena Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica, and Cartagena

12-day Cruise on Norwegian Encore

Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica, and Cartagena

from Miami, Florida

Get ready for the amazing combination of cruising aboard our newest and most exciting ship, and a far-reaching itinerary. Set sail from Miami to one of our newest destinations, Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Visit Playa Dorada’s lengthy beachfront or take a swing at an 18-hole golf course. While in Willemstad, you can relax on a 17-century veranda with a drink made with the famous Curacao liqueur. As you approach Colombia, you’ll see the historic Walled City of Cartagena with its squares, cobblestone streets and colorful colonial buildings that will leave you in awe.
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    See the Panama Canal, one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World.
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    Cruise on the newest ship in our fleet, Norwegian Encore.
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    Best New Cruise Ship, Cruise Critic Editors’ Picks 2019
Cruise Offers From
1449
PP / USD
12 Days. 9 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Browse your cruise options with 2 Sail Dates
Port of Call
Miami, Florida
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Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit the trendy Art Deco district of South Beach, Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the super-upscale neighborhoods of Coconut Grove and Coral Gables and the unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Looking for a cruise from Miami? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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Puerto Plata (or officially known as San Felipe de Puerto Plata) is the ninth largest city in the Dominican Republic and the capital of the province of Puerto Plata. For spectacular city views, take a ride up the Pico Isabel de Torres mountain which stands over 2,600 feet high. History buff? Visit Fortaleza San Felipe, which was built in the 16th century and served as a prison under the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo. Or head to the Amber Museum, a museum filled with a unique collection of valuable Dominican amber which is semiprecious tree sap that has hardened for millions of years capturing many fossils of plant and insect life.

Port of Call
Willemstad, Curaçao
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Walk around this quaint harbor town and you'll think you've travelled back in time to Old Amsterdam. Admire the colorful Dutch architecture and take advantage of the excellent shopping. Relax on 17-century veranda with a drink made with the famous Curaçao liqueur. Looking for a cruise to Willemstad? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Oranjestad, Aruba
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Incredibly white sands and cobalt blue seas make the small island of Aruba a popular destination. In the bustling freeport town of Oranjestad, sherbet-colored Dutch colonial buildings, draped in bougainvillea, oleander and hibiscus are simply picturesque. Small, but informative museums relate the island's history. Looking for a cruise to Aruba? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Santa Marta, Colombia
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Admire the stunning bays of Santa Marta and popular beaches. Explore the ancient cultures of the Taironas who occupied the land thousands of years ago. Stroll over to the Cathedral and admire its beautiful architecture and learn about its history.

Port of Call
Cartagena, Colombia
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The old walled city of Cartagena reflects a turbulent history of conquistadors and pirates. Climb "las murallas" for an unforgettable view of the harbor. Shop for emeralds and leather goods along the cobblestone streets of this enchanting city. Looking for a cruise to Cartagena? Check out our selection of Panama Canal cruises.

Port of Call
Panama Canal/Gatun Lake, Panama
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When you book an overland journey on your partial transit of the Panama Canal, you’ll really travel like the jetsetters do as you sail through the Caribbean entrance of this maritime marvel. Once we arrive at Gatun Lake, booked shore excursion guests can disembark for an unforgettable adventure that not only promises beautiful scenery and wonderful photo ops, but an exciting jaunt to Colón, where guests will resume their cruise back aboard the ship. How’s that for excitement? Please note, only booked shore excursion guests can disembark at Gatun Lake. But everyone is welcome to explore at our port-of-call in Colón.

Port of Call
Colón, Panama
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Sail into the Caribbean seaport of Colón and grab a good spot on deck so you can take in the view. What a picture it is. Behold the Atlantic Ocean entrance to the famous Panama Canal. Born from a desire to get to California (and its Gold Rush) as fast as possible, this industrious town was the last stop on the 19th century Panama Railroad. It’s now home to Canal Zones, U.S. military bases and of course, beauty.

Port of Call
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
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Puerto Limón is known for its multi-cultural community and a festive annual carnaval celebration. In recent years the area has become even better known as must-see stop for eco-tourists. The region's unique geography and neo-tropical climate combined with abundant rainforests make for one of the most naturally diverse "biospheres" in the world. And you can take advantage of national parks and reserves in all directions from Limón. Pay close attention when you dock as many guests have reported seeing peaceful sloths lumbering in the trees right in port!

Port of Call
Miami, Florida
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Miami's amazing medley of cultures and flashy urban settings makes it a scene to be seen. Visit the trendy Art Deco district of South Beach, Calle Ocho in Little Havana, the super-upscale neighborhoods of Coconut Grove and Coral Gables and the unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Looking for a cruise from Miami? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Dates & prices
Staterooms & Accommodations
There’s nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Our award-winning fleet offers a wide range of contemporary and comfortable accommodations designed for you, your family or even your group.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • Haven

  • Oceanview

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Studio

  • Spa Suite

Experience Norwegian Encore
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Best New Ship
    Best New Ship
  • 2019
    Year Built
  • 3,998
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Dine how and when you want and where your palate leads you with a wide selection of dining options. Discover our Main Dining Rooms, where our daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients, or reserve a seat at a specialty restaurant for a taste of something unique and unexpected. With no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating and superb culinary experiences, nobody does dining like Norwegian.
  • Le Bistro

    Le Bistro

  • Food Republic

    Food Republic

  • Onda by Scarpetta

    Onda by Scarpetta

Bars & Lounges
The many incredible bars and lounges on board ensure that no matter how you like to unwind or gather with friends, you’ll find your new favorite spot. Poolside, oceanside on The Waterfront, or up at the bar, there are many perfect places to enjoy a handcrafted cocktail or microbrew aboard Norwegian Encore.
  • Sugarcane Mojito Bar on the Waterfront

    Sugarcane Mojito Bar on the Waterfront

  • District Brew House

    District Brew House

Entertainment
Our incredible entertainment lineup will have you saying, “Again! Again!” Go on and strut your stuff at the award-winning Broadway musical Kinky Boots—with music and lyrics by Cyndi Lauper. Rock along to the hits in a British pub at The Choir of Man or dance to the tunes of a New Orleans speakeasy at Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical. We’ve got your ideal soundtracks for amazing nights.
  • Kinky Boots

    Kinky Boots

  • The Choir of Man

    The Choir of Man

  • Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical

    Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical

Activities
Cutting-edge technology and big thrills take cruising to a new level. Challenge your family to a race and zoom around the Encore Speedway. Dive into the lost city of Atlantis, where laser tag meets augmented reality. Step into the high-tech, virtual world of the Galaxy Pavilion. Then get ready to do it all over again. There’s always something to get your heart pumping on our top deck.
  • Encore Speedway

    Encore Speedway

  • Galaxy Pavilion

    Galaxy Pavilion

  • Laser Tag

    Laser Tag

Spa
Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage—just one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. “Me time” has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Spa Jacuzzi

    Spa Jacuzzi

  • Aroma Stone Therapy

    Aroma Stone Therapy

  • Thermal Suite

    Thermal Suite

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Beauty Shop

    Beauty Shop

  • Treasures

    Treasures

  • Tradewinds

    Tradewinds

Explore Top Shore Excursions

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.