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Panama and Costa Rica

A unique 9-night holiday to the natural beauty and wildlife of Costa Rica and Panama, with return flights from the UK and overseas transfers

Fly Cruise
9 nights from £2147pp

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

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Save 20% on cruise cost on 2020 departures! Subject to availability. Book by 30 Apr 2019

Save 40% on cruise cost on 2019 departures! 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 Variety Voyager.

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 can be explored in the company of Embera Indians, 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 discover 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 Variety Voyager between 3pm and 4.30pm. Enjoy a Welcome Reception, and perhaps take the optional walking tour of old Panama City. Overnight in port. Please note: On the reverse itinerary, there is an optional excursion to Gatun Lake and the impressive Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts.

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. Please note: On the reverse itinerary, there is an optional tour of old Panama City.

Day 4 - Pearl Islands - Playa Muerto

This morning, cruise to the beautiful Pearl Islands. Take the opportunity to swim and snorkel. Later, Variety Voyager sails to Playa Muerto. Overnight in port.

Day 5 - Playa Muerto - Darrien

Perhaps take the optional excursion to the picturesque Darrien National Park. You'll be welcomed by Embera Indians who are renowned 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, Variety Voyager 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 is an optional Forest Canopy excursion. Afternoon cruising to Playa Biesanz where excursion participants will rejoin the ship. On arrival, enjoy a relaxing swim. Tropical Farewell dinner this evening, before cruising to Puerto Caldera.

Day 9 - Puerto Caldera - UK

Disembark Variety Voyager in Puerto Caldera and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

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 Variety Voyager
  • Return flights from the UK and transfers
  • American buffet breakfast and two meals daily, including a Welcome 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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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 3rd - Panama to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Jan 10th - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Jan 17th - Panama to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Jan 24th - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Jan 31st - Panama to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
  • February
    • Feb 7th - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Feb 21st - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Feb 28th - Panama to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
  • March
    • Mar 6th - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Mar 13th - Panama to Puerto Caldera - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392
    • Mar 20th - Puerto Caldera to Panama - Sailing on: Panorama From: £2556
      Category C Category B Category A
      Brochure Price from: £2965 Brochure Price from: £3284 Brochure Price from: £4011
      Blue Water Price from: £2556 Blue Water Price from: £2811 Blue Water Price from: £3392

Price Information

  • Flight supplement may apply.
  • Port taxes: £355pp
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