Southern Caribbean Delights & Panama Canal

12 Days
Panama City to Bridgetown
From (CAD)
$ 8,911
Dates & Pricing

2024 Panama City > Bridgetown

Tour Map
Tour Code:
E13J
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Panama City
Return City:
Bridgetown

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Panama City, Panama

    Your luxurious yacht cruise begins in Panama City, where you’ll be transferred to your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht and embark on your discovery of the Southern Caribbean.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Transit Panama Canal, At Sea

    Today, we are passing through the Panama Canal, the most famous attraction in Panama. Considered as one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Modern World’, this canal was built to significantly decrease the travel time for ships between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. In its lifetime, the canal has seen over 900,000 vessels and counting, and is seen by many as an engineering miracle which was at first considered impossible to build. Today, you’ll experience this marvellous waterway for yourself. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - San Blas Islands, Panama

    The San Blas archipelago is a group of islands located just north-west of Panama in the Caribbean Sea. There are 378 islands within the archipelago spread around in an area of roughly 100 square miles. Most of the islands are uninhabited, but on some of the larger ones, one can meet the native people known as the Kunas. Formally called Kuna Yala (‘Land of the Kuna’), San Blas is an autonomous territory of Panama famous for its untouched nature and traditional culture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Cartagena, Colombia

    Located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena de Indias uniquely combines the charm of colonial architecture and the excitement of vivid modern life. The city is well known for its fascinating cultural festivals, breathtaking landscapes and excellent cuisine. This fabulous city holds secrets of Latin American history within its Old Town walls and narrow stone walkways. It is among the most well-preserved cities in the Americas and has inspired many artists throughout history.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Cartagena, Colombia

    Today, take of the opportunity to learn about Cartagena’s architectural and cultural heritage in more detail. Cartagena’s remarkable historic centre and its cultural importance ensured the city was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. The city’s access to nearby beautiful beaches makes it the perfect place to enjoy the pleasant Caribbean weather.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Santa Marta, Colombia

    The welcome sign of Santa Marta reads, “Here you can have it all” – and this is truly the case when it comes to the wide variety of activities available in Santa Marta. Alongside its beautiful beaches and vibrant city life, Santa Marta boasts a rich history and culture – it is the oldest remaining city in Colombia, dating back to 1525.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Cabo de la Vela, Colombia

    In the very north of Colombia’s La Guajira region lies the unmissable destination of Cabo de la Vela, considered to be one of the Colombia’s best kept secrets. Here, you will find one of the calmest and most paradisiacal beaches located in the widest desert area of Colombia. This privileged location just off the shores of the Caribbean offers some spectacular landscapes showcasing different ecosystems and provides the ideal conditions to enjoy unforgettable experiences.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Oranjestad, Aruba

    The capital of Aruba, Oranjestad is a unique blend of old and modern, giving a special charm to the colourful city. It is a bustling harbour city whose streets are dotted with diverse boutiques, as well as dazzling residential buildings. Among the remarkable restored buildings is the green ‘Stadhuis’, which houses the City Hall. Another interesting sight is the Aloe Museum and Factory, which dates to 1890 and tells the fascinating story of aloe production, on which the economy was once dependent.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Kralendijk, Bonaire

    This island group is an attractive destination for nature lovers and eco-tourists, as all islands offer excellent opportunities for snorkelling and swimming, as well as hiking. Bonaire, just off the north coast of Venezuela, is famous for its pioneering conservation efforts, with a large part of the island being protected. Today, you’ll explore Kralendijk, the colourful capital of Bonaire, famous for its charming architecture and sandy beaches.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At Sea

    Enjoy a day at sea, soaking the Caribbean sun while enjoying the stunning views from your luxury yacht and making the most of its various facilities.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Mayreau Island, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Mayreau is the smallest of the Grenadines’ uninhabited islands, with a surface area of only 4 square kilometres (1.5 square miles). The population of Mayreau is no more than 250 people who live in the village on the island’s highest hill, Station Hill. The charming little church and community centre at the top of the hill provide spectacular views over the islands. On a clear day, one can see both Grenada and St. Vincent, as well as other nearby islands, showcasing the pretty colours of the reefs and waters around the Tobago Cays.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Bridgetown, Barbados

    Your time aboard your Emerald Cruises luxury yacht comes to an end in Barbados. After bidding farewell to the crew and your fellow guests, you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight home. 

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operated unaltered from the itinerary states above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR CRUISE INCLUDES
  • 11 nights on board an Emerald Cruises luxury yacht
  • Airport transfers to and from the ship
  • The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 32 superb meals including 11 Breakfasts (B), 10 Lunches (L), 11 Dinners (D)
  • Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner on board

Pricing & Availability