Ecuador to Martinique with Panama Canal Cruise

Explore secluded beaches by zodiac
The colorful streets of Panama City
Be a part of the marvels of modern technology by crusing through the Panama Canal
The Panama Canal
Enjoy spectacular sunsets on your expedition voyage
Mike Louagie
Enjoy the view from the bar.
Francois Lefebvre
Enjoy a gourmet meal at the Gastronomic Restaurant.

Day 1

    Guayaquil, Ecuador

    Embark this evening and settle into your cabin.

    Days 2-3

      At Sea

      Day 4

        Quepos, Costa Rica

        Port details pending.

        Day 5

          San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

          Port details pending.

          Day 6

            Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

            Port details pending.

            Day 7

              At Sea

              Day 8

                Balboa, Panama

                This port marks the entrance to the Panama Canal on the Pacific coast and takes its name from the Spaniard Vasco Nunez de Balboa. Here you are free to explore the Miraflores locks or simply to relax in the lovely "casco Viejo" visiting elegant monuments such as San Jose Church, the Santo Domingo Convent and Plaza de Francia

                In the late afternoon, crossing Panama Canal: Construction of this engineering miracle began in 1881 under Ferdinand de Lesseps, French architect and was achieved by an American one in 1914. While our exact transit time through this 51 mile-long cannot be guaranteed, your crossing is sure to be a treasured highlight of this cruise any time of the day or night.

                Day 9

                  San Blas, Panama

                  The San Blas Islands conceal a little-known secret world: that of the Kunas Amerindians. Between these unspoiled islands fringed by palm trees, people still travel in dugout canoes. The women here make “molas”, gorgeous brightly coloured fabrics with geometric motifs.

                  Day 10

                    Cartagena, Columbia

                    Cartagena is a former bastion of the Spanish Empire where gold pillaged from the Aztec and Inca empires was stored before being shipped to Spain. A UNESCO World Heritage site, this is a fascinating place to explore as its streets have retained all the charm of the town’s heroic period.

                    Day 11

                      At Sea

                      Day 12

                        Willemstad, Curacao, Dutch West Indies

                        Off the Venezuelan coast lie the leeward islands of the Dutch West Indies, with wonderfully evocative names like Curacao with its white sandy beaches lying at the foot of Mount Christofel. The island’s capital of Willemstad has retained a very special ambiance while attractive buildings from the colonial period seem to suddenly appear on every corner and square of the old district.

                        Day 13

                          At Sea

                          Day 14

                            Castries, St Lucia / Fort de France, Martinique

                            Port details pending.

                            Day 15

                              Fort de France, Martinique / Disembark

                              Disembark this morning for your continued journey home.
                              Children Welcome:
                              - Flexible, or connecting staterooms
                              - Baby-sitting service on request
                              - Children's menus, fun tea parties, games, piano lessons and a host of other activities
                              - Special kids' rates

                              Please Note:
                              Fares are based on double occupancy and are capacity controlled. Rates may increase at any time as the ship sells out and subject to change without notice.
                              Fares include:
                              •Port and safety charges
                              •Open bar
                              •Gratuities
                              •Your cruise including all meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation
                              •Welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner
                              •Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals
                              •24 hour room service (selected menu)
                              •Evening entertainments and events, and/or organized shows
                              •Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
                              •English-speaking guest-speaker (when applicable)

                              Fares do not include:
                              •Flights and airport taxes
                              •Transfers, day rooms and other services at arrival & departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation
                              •Optional shore excursions (sold on board)
                              •Insurances
                              •Personal expenses
                              •Other drinks not included in open bar
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                              Caribbean, South America, Central America, Ecuador, Panama, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Guayaquil, Curacao, Colombia, San Juan del Sur, Quepos, Cartagena, Puerto Caldera, Balboa, St. Lucia, Martinique, Fort de France
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