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Thankful for Travel To South America

Pick Your Perk for a South America Cruise and Save

Embark on a thrilling adventure through the heart of South America. Our newest voyages explore this region's most enchanting destinations, including the stunning landscapes of Ecuador and the ancient wonders of Peru.

When you’re looking for things like howler monkeys in a rainforest, barely inhabited beaches, or small farms growing coffee, cacao and bananas, nobody gets you closer than Windstar. We know the best way to find endangered giant tortoises and blue-footed boobies in the Galapagos. And we take you to must-sees like Machu Picchu, Lima, and Cartagena.

You’ll feel like you can reach out and touch the sides of the Panama Canal on our award-winning small ship, Star Pride. Serving only 312 guests in luxurious comfort, like all the yachts in our fleet Star Pride goes where the big ships can’t. She will have five South America focused itineraries ranging from 7-days to 21-days, an optional Galapagos 2-night shore excursion, and a Machu Picchu Cruise Tour to take you closer than ever before.

During our 2023 Thankful for Travel Sale, you’ll be able to enjoy more of South America for less when you Pick the Perk you like best. Here’s what you can enjoy when you Pick Your Perk:

  • One free pre- or post-cruise hotel stay OR
  • Up to $1,000 onboard credit, OR
  • Premium Suite guests may select a free upgrade to an All-Inclusive Fare featuring Wi-Fi; unlimited beer, wine & cocktails; and all gratuities.

PLUS all guests can enjoy a reduced deposit of just 5%.

thankful for travel south america

*Premium Suites include Owner's Suite, Classic Suite, and Deluxe Suite. Terms and Conditions apply.

Go from sipping pisco sours in Lima, one of the world’s great culinary cities, to a photographer’s paradise in the colorful neighborhood of Las Peñas in Guayaquil and the vast archaeological site of Chan Chan, filled with pre-Colombian artifacts. Add in optional extras to see more of this amazing destination – a Cruise Tours combine cruises with inland tour to explore Machu Picchu or a 2-day excursion to the Galapagos Islands.

Perched in the Andes Mountains 8,000 feet above sea level, Machu Picchu is counted among the New Seven Wonders of the World. Once a royal retreat, this lost city escaped the notice of Spanish conquistadors and is a marvelously well-preserved record of Incan culture. You’ll explore this wondrous city with your Windstar guide to marvel at its majestic views and learn about the rich culture, architecture, and astonishing feats of engineering of the Incas.

Ecuador is your gateway to the Galápagos Islands. One of the most remote and significant places on our planet, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to over 9,000 species of flora and fauna. On the optional 2-day shore excursion, your naturalist guide will lead you through wild coastlines and craggy landscapes with utmost sensitivity to the islands’ fragile ecosystem, on unforgettable encounters with giant tortoises, prehistoric iguanas, and birdlife such as Galápagos penguins and dramatic blue-footed boobies.

Beaches, biosphere preserves, unique wildlife, ancient civilizations, culinary innovations, and more are on the horizon. Come see South America 180 degrees from ordinary.

More to be Thankful For
When it comes to travel, there’s so much to be grateful for. Discover the details of this limited-time sale and all of the great offers from our sister companies that are part of Xanterra Travel Collection®. A World of Unforgettable Experiences® is just a click away.