It's time to see for yourself what the ultimate holiday really looks like. Walk around the quaint harbour town of Willemstad, and instantly feel as if you've travelled back in time to Old Amsterdam as you admire the colourful Dutch architecture. Sink your feet in white sands and dip your toes in blue seas as you visit the small island of Oranjestad, Aruba. Walk around the must-see Puerto Limon, where its neo-tropical climate combined with abundant rainforests make it one of the most naturally diverse biospheres in the world. Visit national parks and countless reserves. Pay close attention from the moment you dock, you might be one of the lucky ones to encounter peaceful sloths lumbering the trees by the port. Discover endless beauty in 9 days.
9-Day Panama Canal from Miami to Panama City: Curacao & Aruba
|Sun||Miami, Florida (EMBARK)||---||4:00 pm|
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 neighbourhoods 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.
|Tue||Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic||9:00 am||4:00 pm|
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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.
|Thu||Willemstad, Curaçao||7:00 am||8:00 pm|
Walk around this quaint harbour town and you'll think you've travelled back in time to Old Amsterdam. Admire the colourful 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.
|Fri||Oranjestad, Aruba||7:00 am||4:00 pm|
Incredibly white sands and cobalt blue seas make the small island of Aruba a popular destination. In the bustling freeport town of Oranjestad, sherbet-coloured 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.
|Sun||Puerto Limon, Costa Rica||9:00 am||5:00 pm|
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
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!
|Mon||Daylight Transit Panama Canal||---||---|
Daylight Transit Panama Canal
Experience one of the world's best short cuts! Journey 40 miles through the Panama Canal for an unforgettable experience. Witness first-hand one of the world's manmade short cuts that has changed travel and the transport of goods worldwide.
|Tue||Panama City (Fuerte Amador), Panama (DISEMBARK)||5:00 am||---|
Panama City (Fuerte Amador), Panama
Peppered with classic French and Spanish architecture, you can roam as far as your eyes can see in decadent Fuerte Amador. And be sure to make your way through Panama's verdant rainforests, visit secluded villages, and purchase handmade crafts in the city. Once you've worked up an appetite, sample a tamal de olla, a local specialty containing chicken with corn-stuffed cornmeal, vegetables, olives and raisins.
- Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
- Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
- Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
- Check your specific sailing for exact departure and arrival times. All times are local to the port.