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Central American Discovery

Explore the aquatic wonders of the Central American coastline as you cruise from Panama to Los Angeles on this 15-night fly-cruise to Central America.

Fly Cruise
15 nights from £10970pp

Discovery Holiday
  • Panama City
  • Los Angeles
  • Loreto

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Sail from Panama, along the colourful coastline of Central America and into storied waters of the Sea of Cortez, referred to as ‘the world’s largest aquarium”.

Soak in the views of the rugged tropical mountains, endemic wildlife, cobblestone streets and the breath-taking seaside of the Mexican Riviera. Visit remote and isolated locations to hear the haunting cries of the howler monkey and explore the virgin forests. Observe the rich marine wildlife of playful sea lions, dolphins, tortoises, and dozens of species of fish in one of the most biodiverse waters on the planet.

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Central American Discovery Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Panama City (Panama)

Fly from the UK to Panama City where you will enjoy an overnight stay. Regional airports are available on request.

Day 2 - Fuerte Amador

Your journey into wonder begins with a warm greeting by the crew as you step on board Scenic Eclipse. Raise your glass this evening and toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

Day 3 - Cébaco Island

Located in the Gulf of Montijo, brilliantly sandy beaches, breath-taking coastline and turquoise waters are on offer in Cébaco. This untouched island is Panama’s third largest island and offers no commercial transportation, meaning it can only be reached by private charter. Cébaco’s secluded nature has allowed a myriad of sea life, sea turtles and humpback whales to flourish.

Day 4 - Golfito (Costa Rica)

The most southern port in Costa Rica has a long and complicated history, forced to recover after the United Fruit company moved south to Ecuador taking the banana trade with them. Located on the sheltered El Golfito Inlet, Golfito has tropical rainforest vegetation similar to that of the Caribbean coast.

Day 5 - Curú National Park - Isla Tortugas

Located on the Nicoya Peninsula, Curú Wildlife Refuge is inhabited by an abundance of wildlife and nature in a protected environment. Offering some of the best eco-tourism experiences in Costa Rica, the refuge covers 1,496 hectares of tropical forests, mangrove swamps and a stretch of white sandy beach. This afternoon, cruise towards the tropical paradise of Isla Tortugas. This remote and pristine beachside community boasts clear waters and sun-kissed shores.

Day 6 - Corinto (Nicaragua)

Known for its untouched beaches and tropical surroundings, Corinto is a coastal town on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Be charmed by the colonial churches, quaint shops and towering landscapes. This untouched city is home to volcanoes, lakes, and lush rainforest, and perfect for any nature lover.

Day 7 - Acajutla (El Salvador)

A stone’s throw away from San Salvador, the Pacific coast port of Acajutla offers quiet beaches and pristine waters. The stunning beach of Los Cabanos attracts visitors looking to soak up the sun and relax on the sandy shores.

Day 8 - Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala)

Named after Guatemala’s national bird, Puerto Quetzal offers the opportunity to explore the untouched countryside of Guatemala. Puerto Quetzal is the gateway UNESCO-listed colonial capital of Antigua located 1500m above sea level and famed for Spanish colonial buildings, including the baroque La Merced church.

Day 9 - Huatulco (Mexico)

Uncover one of Mexico’s best kept secrets, the town of Huatulco. Get a glimpse into the rich heritage of the south-eastern region of Oaxaca with 16 different indigenous groups calling this land home. Each group possesses its own distinct foods, culture, and customs. Spot an abundance of wildlife at Huatulco National Park, where around 300 bird species, and 87 types of amphibian and reptile flourish in this unique ecosystem.

Day 10 - At Sea

Relax and enjoy the amazing facilities of your floating resort, take a dip in the Scandinavian inspired plunge pools or sooth your muscles and mind in the relaxation lounge.

Day 11 - At Sea

Relax on board and make use of the Senses Spa or take a yoga class in the studio. There will be insightful lectures and presentations from the Discovery Team in the theatre. You can also choose to learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

Day 12 - Islas Marías

Situated off the Nayarit Coast, Marias Islands are made up of Islas María Madre, María Magdalena, María Cleofas and San Juanito. Uncover the history of the islands, known for the Penitentiary Colony engaged in nature conservation efforts, including agriculture, animal husbandry, forest harvesting and fishing.

Day 13 - Isla Cerralvo

Isla Cerralvo also known as Jacques Cousteau Island is surrounded by an abundance of marine life. Swordfish grippers and marlin flourish in these waters making it a prime location for big game fishing. Relax and take in the idyllic atmosphere of azure waters, picturesque sunsets, and some of Mexico’s best snorkelling spots.

Day 14 - Loreto - Los Angeles (USA)

Loreto signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast taking away memories of your adventures. Board your included flight back Los Angeles where you will enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 15 - Los Angeles - UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Day 16 - UK

Arrive UK.

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Price Includes

  • 13-night full-board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 15 member Specialist Discovery Team
  • Scenic Discovery Excursions
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • Internal flight and taxes
  • All tipping and gratuities

2023 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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