Puerto Caldera to Colón - 7 Days
Come find the natural and man-made wonders combined on this exotic Costa Rica and Panama Canal cruise full of bucket list places and activities. Learn about the area from a local Naturalist on board, then take a Zodiac ashore and find rare experiences for yourself. Hike through Manuel Antonio National Park in search of its lovely beaches and abundant animal life. Soar high above the Quepos jungle floor as you zipline searching for such wildlife residents as monkeys, sloths, and toucans, then explore Golfo Dulce with some of the most intense rainforest landscapes in the world. Take a daylight transit the massive Panama Canal, one of the world's most stunning feats of engineering on a yacht that lets you see it all.
Puerto Caldera to Colón - 11 Days
Experience the full majesty of Costa Rica and Panama’s natural and man-made wonders on this 10- or 11-day Costa Rica and Panama Canal cruise. Wiggle your toes in Panama’s white-sand beaches, world-famous Playa Flamingo beach and the black sands of Bahia Herradura. Explore rainforests and cloudforests that are bastions of biodiversity. Transit the Panama Canal, appreciating its incredible scale and triumph of engineering in a way those on mega-cruise ships never will.
Puerto Caldera to Bridgetown - 14 Days
From misty, primordial emerald rainforests to clear azure skies above sundrenched white sands, this extensive 14-day exploration of South Central America, the Panama Canal and the Caribbean offers an extraordinary escape. The adventure begins among towering, centuries-old trees, fragrant orchids and rare colorful birds in Costa Rican forests and Panamanian jungles before arriving at Balboa, the gateway to Panama City and the historic Panama Canal. After watching the sunset from a quiet bayside café, you’ll transit the thriving Panama Canal. Then relax at sea, sunbathing, drinking, dining and socializing until you dock at uncrowded Admiralty Bay in Bequia, which is a perfect paradise for snorkeling among sea turtles and exploring French fortifications from the Colonial Era. Your memorable journey concludes among the Olde English charms of Bridgetown in Barbados, where you can sample the national dish of cou-cou — thick cornmeal and okra paired with fried flying fish — or sip a sweet rum punch in the shade among newfound friends.
Bridgetown to Puerto Caldera - 18 Days
Enjoy three extraordinary vacations in one: A Caribbean beach escape, a historic Panama Canal transit, and a Costa Rican rainforest adventure. Watch Wind Star’s billowing white sails unfurl as you sail between small-ship exclusives like Bequia and Mayreau. Join the parade of ships entering the Panama Canal, with plenty of room on deck and quick access between vantage points. Step off a Zodiac onto a private beach fragrant with roasting barbecue and bursting with possibilities. And discover Costa Rica’s incredible biodiversity as you hike deep into the rainforest with thick humus muffling your footsteps and undiscovered species tantalizingly close.
Puerto Caldera to Bridgetown - 14 Days
Escape the crowds and island traffic congestion as you rediscover the old charm of the Caribbean’s lesser-known locales in this delightfully intimate cruise through Southern Caribbean Islands, Colombia, Panama and Costa Rica. As your cruise progresses, the charming remote white beaches and quaint village markets give way to tropical jungles, the Panama Canal and the Pacific Ocean. As you turn north up the coast, you’ll visit Panama’s breathtakingly beautiful Isla Parida, and Costa Rica’s mist-shrouded cloudforest near the ecotourism epicenter of Quepos.
Oranjestad to Puerto Caldera - 11 Days
Experience one of the seven wonders of the modern world and one of the most important accomplishments in human civilization during this memorable, 11-day cruise of Central America featuring a complete transit of the Panama Canal in broad daylight. As you transit 48 miles of the busiest and most historic waterway in the world, an onboard guide will point out both natural and man-made wonders along the Panama Canal, covering the history of the early overland routes, initial attempts by the French and the eventual success by Americans, and ongoing enhancements and maintenance. On the Pacific side you’ll learn about unique rainforest wildlife and biodiversity from expert local naturalists in remote, pristine reserves like Isla Parida, Panama and Manuel Antonio National Park, Costa Rica. This cruise through first-world wonders and primeval splendors offers the freedom to see and experience far more under the sun.