Costa Rica & Panama

Treasures of Costa Rica & the Panama : Panama City to Puerto Caldera
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Location

Panama-Costa Rica

Travel Period

04 January 2020 - 01 February 2020

From (Port)

Flamenco Marina, Panama City

Duration

8 days

Price

From 1554 $ per person



General Info

Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the Pacific Ocean coast line of Costa Rica and the Panama. We will reach the Corcovado and Manuel Antonio National Parks in Costa Rica. Witness life in the Darien Jungle, swim and snorkel in Coiba, Granito de Oro islands. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, and rich flora and fauna diversity to intrigue you.

At a Glance

Variety Cruise At a Glance
  • Day 1 | Saturday: Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama
  • Day 2 | Sunday: Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama
  • Day 3 | Monday: Playa Muerto/Darien, Panama
  • Day 4 | Tuesday: Granito de Oro/Coiba islands, Panama
  • Day 5 | Wednesday: Golfito, Costa Rica
  • Day 6 | Thursday: Drake Bay/Corcovado, Costa Rica
  • Day 7 | Friday: Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica
  • Day 8 | Saturday: Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Day by Day

Variety Day
Day 1 | Saturday

Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

Embarkation at 15:00 at Flamenco Marina, Panama city. Welcome reception and safety drill. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 2 | Sunday

Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

Full day optional excursions in Panama a) Gatun Lake and San Lorenzo + Canal Museum or b) Miraflores locks, Casco Viejo, and Canal Museum. Evening sailing to Playa Muerto. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 3 | Monday

Playa Muerto/Darien, Panama

Morning optional excursion in the Darien National park. We reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Embera Village where we are welcomed by Embera Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions. We will be invited to share their lunch and dance with them. Later in the afternoon we return to the ship. Afternoon sailing to Coiba and Granito de Oro islands. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 4 | Tuesday

Granito de Oro/Coiba islands, Panama

Midday arrival in Granito de Oro for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. Deck BBQ and sailing to nearby Coiba Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Afternoon walking tour with our Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk to discover the local forest and animal life. Free time for swimming and snorkeling on Coiba. In the afternoon, we leave Coiba and sail to Golfito. Overnight at sea.

 

Variety Day
Day 5 | Wednesday

Golfito, Costa Rica

We reach Golfito early in the morning for immigration procedures and our optional shore excursion in La Gamba Field Station and Piedra Blancas National Park. Late afternoon departure towards Drake Bay. Late evening arrival in Drake Bay and overnight at anchor.
Variety Day
Day 6 | Thursday

Drake Bay/Corcovado, Costa Rica

Optional excursion in Corcovado National Park/Osa Peninsula, a nature preserve and tropical rain-forest that occupies almost a third of the Osa Peninsula. Visitors are almost guaranteed to see some of the most incredible wildlife living in the jungles of the reserve including red-eyed tree frogs, quetzals, tapirs, harpy eagles, white-lipped peccaries, monkeys, and scarlet macaws. Swimmers can have the amazing opportunity to share the warm waters with marlins, dolphins, and pilot whales. Evening arrival in Quepos. Overnight at anchor.
Variety Day
Day 7 | Friday

Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica

Optional Morning Excursion to Manuel Antonio Reserve, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch on board, you can take the optional Forest Canopy excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz for an afternoon swim. (Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz). Tropical evening on board. Late night sailing to Puerto Caldera. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 8 | Saturday

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Disembarkation after breakfast at 8-9 am.
  • Day 1 | Saturday

    Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

    Embarkation at 15:00 at Flamenco Marina, Panama city. Welcome reception and safety drill. Welcome dinner and overnight in port.
  • Day 2 | Sunday

    Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

    Full day optional excursions in Panama a) Gatun Lake and San Lorenzo + Canal Museum or b) Miraflores locks, Casco Viejo, and Canal Museum. Evening sailing to Playa Muerto. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 3 | Monday

    Playa Muerto/Darien, Panama

    Morning optional excursion in the Darien National park. We reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Embera Village where we are welcomed by Embera Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. They are proud and very friendly and known for their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions. We will be invited to share their lunch and dance with them. Later in the afternoon we return to the ship. Afternoon sailing to Coiba and Granito de Oro islands. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 4 | Tuesday

    Granito de Oro/Coiba islands, Panama

    Midday arrival in Granito de Oro for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. Deck BBQ and sailing to nearby Coiba Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Afternoon walking tour with our Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk to discover the local forest and animal life. Free time for swimming and snorkeling on Coiba. In the afternoon, we leave Coiba and sail to Golfito. Overnight at sea.

     

  • Day 5 | Wednesday

    Golfito, Costa Rica

    We reach Golfito early in the morning for immigration procedures and our optional shore excursion in La Gamba Field Station and Piedra Blancas National Park. Late afternoon departure towards Drake Bay. Late evening arrival in Drake Bay and overnight at anchor.
  • Day 6 | Thursday

    Drake Bay/Corcovado, Costa Rica

    Optional excursion in Corcovado National Park/Osa Peninsula, a nature preserve and tropical rain-forest that occupies almost a third of the Osa Peninsula. Visitors are almost guaranteed to see some of the most incredible wildlife living in the jungles of the reserve including red-eyed tree frogs, quetzals, tapirs, harpy eagles, white-lipped peccaries, monkeys, and scarlet macaws. Swimmers can have the amazing opportunity to share the warm waters with marlins, dolphins, and pilot whales. Evening arrival in Quepos. Overnight at anchor.
  • Day 7 | Friday

    Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica

    Optional Morning Excursion to Manuel Antonio Reserve, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch on board, you can take the optional Forest Canopy excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz for an afternoon swim. (Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz). Tropical evening on board. Late night sailing to Puerto Caldera. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 8 | Saturday

    Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

    Disembarkation after breakfast at 8-9 am.

Dates & Prices

What is Included

Cruise fares mentioned are per person in double occupancy and exclude Port Charges.
*Offer Rate: Terms & Conditions apply for  Early Bird Offers & Special Offers. For more information please visit the Special Offers section.

Date Category C Category B Category A Port Charges
04 January 2020 -40% $ 2590 $ 1554 $ 2990 $ 1794 $ 3890 $ 2334 $ 450
01 February 2020 -40% $ 2590 $ 1554 $ 2990 $ 1794 $ 3890 $ 2334 $ 450
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Highlights

Darrien Jungle & Emberra Tribe


You will be welcomed by Embera Indians, one of the 7 indigenous groups living in Panama. Be inspired by their beautiful handicrafts and well preserved traditions, share lunch and dance with them..

Manuel Antonio National Park


As you venture deep into Manuel Antonio National Park in Quepos, our guest Naturalist will help you spot on the treetops for endangered white-faced Capuchin monkeys, howler monkeys three-toed sloths.

Corcovado National Park


A nature preserve and tropical rain-forest that occupies almost a third of the Osa Peninsula. Unleash your inner explorer, spot some of the most incredible wildlife living in the jungles of the reserve including red-eyed tree frogs, quetzals, tapirs, harpy eagles, white-lipped peccaries, monkeys, and scarlet macaws.

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