Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
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Panama and Costa Rica

A unique 9-night holiday to the natural beauty and wildlife of Costa Rica and Panama accompanied by an onboard naturalist

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £2309pp

Megayacht Holiday
  • Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
  • Red eye frog
  • Costa Rica
  • Macaws

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

Variety Cruises

Save 40% on cruise cost or no single supplement! Subject to availability

Panama and Costa Rica Special Offer

Explore diverse Panama and take the opportunity to visit some of Costa Rica's most stunning nature reserves on this relaxing voyage on Panorama.

See the sights of lively Panama City and perhaps head to picturesque Gatun Lake and the impressive Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts, before cruising to the idyllic Pearl Islands where there'll be the chance to swim and snorkel.

The breathtaking Darrien National Park and Mogue Embera Reserve can be explored in traditional dugout canoes, enjoy a beach BBQ at Cebaco Island, and take the opportunity to head to the Osa Peninsula, gateway to the amazing vistas of Corcovado National Park. There will also be the option to disocver the abundant wildlife of the Manuel Antonio Reserve.

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Panama Canal and Costa Rica Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Flamenco Marina (Panama City)

Overnight flight from the UK to Panama City.

Day 2 - Flamenco Marina

Embark Panorama between 3pm and 4.30pm. Enjoy a Welcome Reception, and perhaps take the optional walking tour of Panama City. Overnight in port. PLEASE NOTE: Passengers on the 29 Dec 2017 departure will embark at the Colon 2000 Cruise Terminal.

Day 3 - Flamenco Marina

This morning, there is an optional excursion to Gatun Lake and the impressive Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Enjoy a visit to the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Centre in Gatun where you'll have lunch. Head back to Panama City and visit the Canal Museum.

Day 4 - Pearl Islands

This morning, cruise to the beautiful Pearl Islands. Take the opportunity to swim and snorkel. Later, Panorama sails to Punta Patino. Overnight in port.

Day 5 - Punta Patino - Darrien

Perhaps take the optional excursion to Punta Patino in the picturesque Darrien National Park and stunning Mogue Embera Reserve. Board dugout canoes and and sail to the village of Mogue passing through mangroves. You'll be welcomed by Embera Indians who are renown for their handicrafts and traditions. Panorama cruises to Cebaco Island later. Overnight at sea.

Day 6 - Caiman Caleta/ Restingue Island (Costa Rica) - Cebaco Island

Morning arrival in Caiman Caleta/ Restingue Island where you can swim and snorkel. This afternoon, Panorama arrives at Cebaco Island. Enjoy a beach BBQ, before heading to Golfo Dulce. Overnight at sea.

Day 7 - Golfito - Casa Orquideas - Puerto Jimenez

Arrive in Golfito and clear immigration before continuing to nearby Casa Orquideas. Perhaps take the optional excursion to a flowers sanctuary before enjoying a swim. Panorama then sails across the Bay of Puerto Jimenez whilst you enjoy a BBQ on deck. Arrive early afternoon and join the optional excursion to the Osa Peninsula. The park leads to the Corcovado National Park and allows you to walk in secondary forest and interact with the wildlife. Overnight at sea to Quepos.

Day 8 - Quepos - Playa Biesanz

This morning, arrive in Quepos and take the optional excursion to the Manuel Antonio Reserve. After lunch, there are optional Forest Canopy and Savegre River excursions. Afternoon cruising to Playa Biesanz. On arrival, enjoy a relaxing swim. Tropical Farewell dinner this evening, before cruising to Puerto Caldera.

Day 9 - Puerto Caldera - UK

Disembark Panorama in Puerto Caldera and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. PLEASE NOTE: Passengers on the 17 Feb 2018 departure will disembark at the Colon 2000 Cruise Terminal.

Day 10 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

The cruise itinerary is subject to weather conditions and may be modified at the captains discretion. Please note: The reverse itinerary varies slightly. Please contact us for details

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise on Panorama
  • Return flights from the UK and transfers
  • American buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Weclome Cocktail and Captain's Dinner
  • Regular filter coffee, tea and mineral water served all day
  • Use of fishing and snorkelling equipment (subject to availability)
  • English Speaking Cruise Coordinator

Price Does Not Include

  • Port Taxes and Charges
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Shore excursions
  • Crew tips
  • Personal expenses
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2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Flamenco Marina to Puerto Caldera

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Panorama
Dec 29£3185£2309

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Flamenco Marina to Puerto Caldera

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Panorama
Jan 12, 26£3185£2309

Puerto Caldera to Flamenco Marina

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Panorama
Jan 05, 19; Feb 02, 16£3185£2309

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a Cat C cabin.
  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available - please contact us for details
  • Port Taxes and Charges - £333pp
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