Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica & Cartagena Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica & Cartagena Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica & Cartagena

12-day Cruise on Norwegian Joy

Picturesque Panama Canal, Costa Rica & Cartagena

from Miami, Florida

Paradise awaits on this 12-day adventure to the Panama Canal. The experience begins in Great Stirrup Cay, our stunning private island in the Bahamas. This 250-acre nirvana sits on the edge of the ocean where you’ll snorkel and parasail in crystal-blue waters. And you won’t believe what’s in store for you in Belize. In Harvest Caye, The Caribbean’s premier resort-style destination, zipline from 1,300 feet or kayak in a saltwater lagoon. Then it’s on to Costa Maya; blessed with turquoise waters and year-round rays, it’s the perfect place to get away.
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    See the Panama Canal, one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern World.
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    Enter an amazing virtual world inside Norwegian Joy's Galaxy Pavilion.
Cruise Offers From
$1,299
PP / USD
12 Days. 9 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
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
Great Stirrup Cay, Bahamas
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All our cruises to the Bahamas feature a whole day visit to Great Stirrup Cay, our idyllic island paradise reserved just for our guests. Stroll along soft, white-sand beaches and enjoy the many activities we have to offer. Snorkel and see underwater delights, kayak in crystal-clear water, then get revved up on a WaveRunner® adventure. The fun is endless here. Grab a bite at our new 8,500- square foot beach buffet and simply relax in your private beachfront cabana. This tropical paradise is just for you. Take advantage.

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
Roatán, Bay Islands, Honduras
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Beautiful and unspoiled, Roatán is a peaceful, eco-tourist's dream, just 30 miles off the coast of Honduras. Teeming with marine life and home to some of the best pillar coral in the Caribbean, the pristine Honduran Reef is a diver's paradise. And the beauty of Tabyana Beach is always a sight to see. Looking for a cruise that stops in Roatán? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Harvest Caye, Belize
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Belize is ideal for eco-tourism. With diverse ecology consisting of jungles, rainforests, swamps, coral reefs and so on, you will find solace and adventure in Harvest Caye's stunning landscape. Looking for a cruise that stops in Harvest Caye? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

Port of Call
Costa Maya, Mexico
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This coastal paradise in the Yucatan features stunning beaches with soft sand and blue skies. Travel to see ancient Mayan ruins in this region rich with archaeological sites. View Shopping Guide (Current shopping maps available onboard.) Looking for a cruise that stops in Costa Maya? Check out our selection of Caribbean cruises.

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. We offer a wide range of contemporary and lavish accommodations designed for you, your family or even a retreat with your besties. From convenient adjoining staterooms to luxury Haven suites and Concierge Class—exclusive to Norwegian Joy—there’s room for every vacationing style.
  • Mini‑Suite / Club Balcony Suite

  • The Haven

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Oceanview

  • Concierge

Experience Norwegian Joy
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Best New Activity Enhancement
    Best New Activity Enhancement
  • 2019
    Remodeled Date
  • 3,804
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.
  • Cagney's on the Waterfront

    Cagney's on the Waterfront

  • The Haven Restaurant

    The Haven Restaurant

  • Garden Cafe

    Garden Cafe

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite may take a few days. Pull up a stool on The Waterfront and pair a new vintage with soothing waves at The Cellars - A Michael Mondavi Family Wine Bar. Raise your glass in a toast at Maltings Whiskey Bar. Or kick back in The District Brew House, offering dozens of varieties of bottled and draft beers on tap.
  • Horizon Lounge

    Horizon Lounge

  • Starbucks

    Starbucks

  • Horizon Lounge

    Horizon Lounge

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.
  • Sauna

    Sauna

  • Facials

    Facials

  • Massage

    Massage

Activities
From bow to stern, Norwegian Joy has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Your jaw will drop as you immerse yourself in all the wonder of a virtual world in the Galaxy Pavilion. Push the pedal to the metal as you race for the checkered flag on a two-level Race Track at sea. Keep the excitement going under the stars in an open-air laser tag at the top of the ship.
  • Galaxy Pavilion

    Galaxy Pavilion

  • Laser Tag

    Laser Tag

  • Ocean Loops

    Ocean Loops

Entertainment
When it comes to entertainment, you won't believe your eyes or even your ears. Get mesmerized by the awe-inspiring acrobatics in Elements, relive the iconic 80's movie Footloose on stage, or enjoy sensational wines along with the characters of Wine Lovers the Musical. Beatles fans can rock out in the famous Liverpool nightclub where the band played. On Norwegian Joy it’s showtime, all the time.
  • Footloose

    Footloose

  • Wine Lovers The Musical

    Wine Lovers The Musical

  • Elements

    Elements

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.
  • Kassiel Luxury Boutique

    Kassiel Luxury Boutique

  • Tradewinds

    Tradewinds

  • The Tides

    The Tides

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.