Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Panama and Central America

This exciting 14-night cruise traces the coast of Central America, from the sandy beaches of the Caribbean to the fascinating culture of Belize’s Mayan civilization, the stunning natural beauty of Costa Rica and the impressive Panama Canal. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions

Fly Cruise
14 nights from £4590pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Miami
  • Key West
  • Altun Ha, Belize
  • Tortuguero, Costa Rica
  • Colon
  • Panama Canal
  • Cartagena
  • Montego Bay
  • George Town

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

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Save up to £500pp PLUS free gratuities! Book by 30 Sep 2019

Panama and Central America Special Offer

This holiday combines a Central American voyage from Florida with a partial transit of the Panama Canal and a Caribbean cruise.

Sail to Belize, home to the Mayans for over 5,000 years, and visit the mysterious ancient temple of Altun Ha. The colourful Honduran island of Roatan is a snorkeler's paradise, with astonishing coral reefs, and Costa Rica's Limon Province is home to sprawling banana plantations and dense rainforest.

Admire the workings of the Panama Canal during a thrilling partial transit then sail to the picturesque Colombian port of Cartagena to explore its beautifully preserved buildings. Sail to the sandy beaches and turquoise waters of Jamaica and learn more about the island's colonial past, before visiting Grand Cayman where there is the opportunity to visit the Cayman Turtle Centre or swim with stingrays.

RV314 Operated by Viking Ocean Cruises

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Panama and Central America Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Miami (USA)

Fly from the UK and embark Viking Sky in Miami.

Day 2 - Key West

Discover Key West's laid-back blend of Caribbean, Latin and American culture. Stroll past old Bahamian-style homes and Spanish-influenced Victorian mansions to Ernest Hemingway’s home, where he wrote several of his novels, and the unusual historic site of Harry S. Truman’s Winter White House.

Day 3 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Cozumel (Mexico)

Discover the Mayan and colonial past of the island of Cozumel, located off Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Explore the colorful streets of San Miguel or visit Mayan and Toltec ruins at San Gervasio to gain insight into the island’s ancient beliefs and customs.

Day 5 - Belize

Journey to Belize's mysterious ancient site of Altun Ha and explore the fascinating ruins of several Mesoamerican temples built by an ancient civilisation that dates back to 900BC. Optional excursions include a cruise along the tropical Belize River and through the jungle to the splendid Mayan site of Lamanai, journey through the everglade wilderness on a thrilling airboat tour or feed nurse sharks and stingrays at Shark Ray Alley.

Day 6 - Roatan (Honduras)

Roatán is a stunning Caribbean island off the coast of Honduras with beautiful coral reefs, exquisite sandy beaches and colourful bird life. Join the guided walk around the colourful Carambola Gardens, looking for monkeys, iguanas and parrots amongst the orchids and fruit trees. Alternatively, why not opt to swim with dolphins, snorkel in the clear waters or take a guided tour of the butterfly and botanical gardens.

Day 7 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 8 - Puerto Limon (Costa Rica)

Puerto Limon is the gateway to the magnificent tropical gardens and rainforests of Costa Rica. Cruise the canals of Tortuguero, lined with jungles and amazing wildlife, which link villages, lagoons and rivers. Perhaps take a boat and train ride through Tortuguero National Park or discover the natural beauty of Veragua Rainforest on an aerial tram.

Day 9 - Colon (Panama)

More than a gateway to the Caribbean side of the Panama Canal, Colón also introduces you to the unique native traditions of an ancient people. Witness centuries-old tribal life firsthand during a visit to Chagres National Park and an Emberá village, where people live in thatched-roof huts, travel by dugout canoe and keep the craft of basket weaving alive

Day 10 - Panama Canal

Enjoy a fascinating partial transit of the famous Panama Canal, almost 50 miles long and one of the world’s greatest engineering feats. Cruise as far as the huge Gatun Lake, then travel back to the Caribbean.

Day 11 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 12 - Montego Bay (Jamaica)

Experience the laid-back Jamaican way of life in Montego Bay. Take a step back in time to colonial days at Rose Hall Great House, a beautifully restored Georgian mansion which chronicles life during an uprising of the island's slaves. Optional excursions include the famous Dunn's River Falls and a trip to taste the rum at a local estate.

Day 13 - Santiago de Cuba (Cuba)

Explore Cuba’s former capital city, also known as the “Cradle of the Cuban Revolution.” Uncover Santiago’s 500-year history on a visit to the Emilio Bacardi Moreau Provincial Museum or, get a taste of Cuba’s coffee industry with a visit to a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site coffee plantation.

Day 14 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 15 - Miami (USA) - UK

Disembark Viking Sky in Miami and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 14-night full-board accommodation on Viking Sky
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • 8 complimentary shore excursions and a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Cruise Extensions

  • Miami Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Miami from just £449pp. Please contact us for details
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • December
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