Brand New Spring 2017 Brochure
Blue Water Holidays has released the Spring 2017 brochure, featuring a selection of our top river, small ship and luxury cruises for 2017 and 2018, all with fantastic offers. There is something for everyone, from river cruises to once-in-a-lifetime expeditions, convenient no-fly holidays and exotic cruises around paradise islands.
Explore the Heart of Europe
Admire the fairytale castles and terraced vineyards along the Rhine or visit the impressive capital cities of Vienna and Budapest on a cruise along the popular River Danube. Sample the famous Port wine produced along the Douro, Portugal’s River of Gold, or cruise along Russia’s waterways on a 6-night cruise with 3-night hotel stays in Moscow and St Petersburg. Discover the enchanting city of Venice on a 4-night short break cruise with CroisiEurope or explore northern Italy on board a boutique Uniworld ship with a 7-night cruise combined with a 2-night hotel stay in fashionable Milan. In France there is the option to cruise along the scenic rivers of the Seine, Rhone and Saône past storybook chateaux, medieval towns and famous wine villages, or enjoy an intimate cruising experience along French canals on board a hotel barge.
Cruises from the UK
We have superb no-fly cruises from a wide range of regional ports including Hull, Edinburgh Rosyth and Bristol Avonmouth. Explore the picturesque British Isles, discover Norway’s extraordinary fjords and see the highlights of the Baltic including St Petersburg, or cruise further afield to the sun-kissed Caribbean and exotic Amazon River. A superb cruise on board small ship Lord of the Glens voyages from along the length of the Caledonian Canal, through Scotland’s scenic Great Glen and atmospheric Loch Ness, out to the enchanting Hebridean Islands.
To experience the romance of a voyage under full sail, try the Star Clippers cruise around the spectacular islands of the Caribbean. Immerse yourself in engrossing Cuban culture and history on a discovery cruise or explore the sugar-white beaches and azure waters of the Seychelles on board a boutique yacht. The Treasures of Polynesia cruise on board elegant mega-yacht Le Boreal offers the chance to discover colourful coral reefs, dramatic scenery and laid-back Polynesian culture.
The Far East
Discover the rivers of Asia, from the traditional villages along the Mekong to the impressive pagodas of untouched Burma. There is an exciting adventure along the Irrawaddy River through the heart of spiritual Burma and a unique voyage which combines a 7-night cruise along the mighty Brahmaputra with a 6-night Golden Triangle Tour. An authentic tall ship cruise is perfect for exploring the paradise islands of Thailand and Indonesia, from the impressive limestone karsts of Phnang Bay to the stunning Komodo National Park.
Enjoy a friendly welcome at the lesser-visited Greek Islands on a megayacht island-hopping cruise or discover the beauty of the towns and cities along the stunning Croatian coastline. Visit the glamorous towns along the French Riviera on board Royal Clipper or take a superb discovery voyage combining a 2-night hotel stay in Rome with a 12-night cruise around Italy and the stunning Adriatic coast.
Once-in-a-Lifetime Expedition Voyages
Exploring remote, unspoiled areas, these voyages are perfect for travellers who wish to immerse themselves in the culture and wildlife of a region. Enjoy a luxury expedition to the breathtaking Antarctic Peninsula, with expert guides and the opportunity to get up close to wildlife on Zodiac landings. Circumnavigation of Spitsbergen voyage offers pristine mountains, dramatic fjords and majestic icebergs as well as the chance to spot a polar bear in the wild. In contrast, a Costa Rica expedition voyage visits the iconic sights of the Inca civilisation and uncovers the natural beauty of Panama and Costa Rica's National Parks on board brand new ship Roald Amundsen.
Download your copy of our Spring 2017 brochure or call us on 01756 706506 to request one.