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

Costa Rica-Panama

Travel Period

28 December 2019 - 22 February 2020

From (Port)

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Duration

8 days

Price

From 2072 $ 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 Nature National Park of Manuel Antonio, the Curu Nature Reserve. witness life in the Darrien Jungle, swim and snorkel in Coiba  and 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: Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
  • Day 2 | Sunday: Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica
  • Day 3 | Monday: Puerto Jimenez - Casa Orquideas - Golfito, Costa Rica
  • Day 4 | Tuesday: Coiba/Granito de Oro, Panama
  • Day 5 | Wednesday: At sea - Playa Muerto/Darien, Panama
  • Day 6 | Thursday: Playa Muerto/Darien - Isla del Rey/Pearl Islands, Panama
  • Day 7 | Friday: Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama
  • Day 8 | Saturday: Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

Day by Day

Variety Day
Day 1 | Saturday

Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

Embarkation- 15:00 to 16:00. Sailing to Quepos. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 2 | Sunday

Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica

Morning optional excursion to Manual Antonio National Park, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch you can take the optional Forest Canopy afternoon excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz for an afternoon swim. Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz. Tropical evening with dinner and party. Late evening sailing to Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 3 | Monday

Puerto Jimenez - Casa Orquideas - Golfito, Costa Rica

We reach Puerto Jimenez early in the morning. Morning optional Osa Peninsula excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. We return to the ship for a late lunch while we cross Golfo Dulce towards Casa Orquideas. After lunch, we reach by Casa Orquideas by tender, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Optional excursion in the grounds and time to swim at the end of the visit. We then sail into Golfito. We reach Golfito for Immigration procedures and sail overnight south to COIBA & Granito de Oro islands.
Variety Day
Day 4 | Tuesday

Coiba/Granito de Oro Islands, Panama

Morning arrival in Coiba Island a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Morning walk with our Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk up hill to discover the local forest and animal life. After our beach BBQ on Coiba, we sail to nearby Granito de Oro Island for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. The waters are teeming with marine life. In the afternoon, we leave Granito de Oro and sail to Playa Muerto - Darrien. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 5 | Wednesday

Day at sea - Playa Muerto/Darrien, Panama

Day at sea. Relax on the sun deck-loungers, enjoy reading a good book or join a lecture of our on-board Expert Guest Naturalist. Late afternoon arrival at Playa Muerto, Darien.
Variety Day
Day 6 | Thursday

Playa Muerto/Darrien - Isla del Rey/Pearl Islands, Panama

Morning optional excursion in the Darrien National park. We reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Emberra Village where we are welcomed by Emberra 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. After lunch, we sail to Isla Del Rey – Pearl Islands. Afternoon snorkeling and beach activities. Late evening departure for Panama City. Overnight at sea.
Variety Day
Day 7 | Friday

Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

Morning Optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama City and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks. Farewell dinner and overnight in port.
Variety Day
Day 8 | Saturday

Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

Disembarkation 6 to 9:30 am after breakfast.
  • Day 1 | Saturday

    Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica

    Embarkation- 15:00 to 16:00. Sailing to Quepos. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 2 | Sunday

    Quepos - Playa Biesanz, Costa Rica

    Morning optional excursion to Manual Antonio National Park, one of the highlights of the cruise. After lunch you can take the optional Forest Canopy afternoon excursion. Afternoon sailing to nearby Playa Biesanz for an afternoon swim. Forest Canopy tour excursion participants rejoin the ship in Playa Biesanz. Tropical evening with dinner and party. Late evening sailing to Puerto Jimenez, Golfo Dulce. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 3 | Monday

    Puerto Jimenez - Casa Orquideas - Golfito, Costa Rica

    We reach Puerto Jimenez early in the morning. Morning optional Osa Peninsula excursion. The park is part of one of the biological corridors leading to the Corcovado National Park and offers the opportunity for a smooth walk in secondary forest and interaction with endemic animal life. We return to the ship for a late lunch while we cross Golfo Dulce towards Casa Orquideas. After lunch, we reach by Casa Orquideas by tender, a beautiful flowers sanctuary. Optional excursion in the grounds and time to swim at the end of the visit. We then sail into Golfito. We reach Golfito for Immigration procedures and sail overnight south to COIBA & Granito de Oro islands.
  • Day 4 | Tuesday

    Coiba/Granito de Oro Islands, Panama

    Morning arrival in Coiba Island a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest island in Central America. Morning walk with our Ship Naturalist who will take you for a short walk up hill to discover the local forest and animal life. After our beach BBQ on Coiba, we sail to nearby Granito de Oro Island for swimming and snorkeling in a pristine environment. The waters are teeming with marine life. In the afternoon, we leave Granito de Oro and sail to Playa Muerto - Darrien. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 5 | Wednesday

    Day at sea - Playa Muerto/Darrien, Panama

    Day at sea. Relax on the sun deck-loungers, enjoy reading a good book or join a lecture of our on-board Expert Guest Naturalist. Late afternoon arrival at Playa Muerto, Darien.
  • Day 6 | Thursday

    Playa Muerto/Darrien - Isla del Rey/Pearl Islands, Panama

    Morning optional excursion in the Darrien National park. We reach Playa Muerto by tenders (wet landing) and reach an Emberra Village where we are welcomed by Emberra 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. After lunch, we sail to Isla Del Rey – Pearl Islands. Afternoon snorkeling and beach activities. Late evening departure for Panama City. Overnight at sea.
  • Day 7 | Friday

    Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

    Morning Optional excursion to the Gatun Lake and explore Fort San Lorenzo Spanish Historical Forts. Visit the Panama Canal Expansion Observation Center in Gatun and enjoy lunch there. Return to Panama City and visit the Canal Museum and watch the movements of ships in the locks. Farewell dinner and overnight in port.
  • Day 8 | Saturday

    Flamenco Marina/Panama City, Panama

    Disembarkation 6 to 9:30 am after breakfast.

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
28 December 2019 -20% $ 2590 $ 2072 $ 2990 $ 2392 $ 3890 $ 3112 $ 450
25 January 2020 -20% $ 2590 $ 2072 $ 2990 $ 2392 $ 3890 $ 3112 $ 450
22 February 2020 -20% $ 2590 $ 2072 $ 2990 $ 2392 $ 3890 $ 3112 $ 450
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Your Ship

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Highlights

Darrien Jungle & Emberra Tribe


You will be welcomed by Emberra 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 Manuael 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.

Casa Orquideas Flower Sanctuary


A beautiful garden that contains all sorts of tropical plants. Visit the medicinal garden and indulge your senses with the beauty and perfume of the enormous amount of flowers in different colors and shapes.

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