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Costa Rica & Cuba With Havana, Volcanoes & Turtle Hatching

18 nights from £3649pp

  • 9 Nights Escorted Touring of Costa Rica with 4* Unique Hotels & Wildlife Lodges
  • 1 Night Miami South Beach Hotel
  • Release hatching Leatherback Turtles at a Refuge Center
  • Visit the Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges & Spot Sloths & Crocs on a Jungle River Tour
  • 7 Nights Full Board Cruising Including Overnight in Havana

17 November 2019

Costa Rica & Cuba With Havana, Volcanoes & Turtle Hatching

Cruise Highlights

Holland America Line- MS Veendam - 18 Nights - 17 November 2019


- 9 Nights Escorted Tour of Costa Rica with 4* Unique Hotels & Wildlife Lodges

- 1 Night Miami South Beach Hotel

- Release hatching Leatherback Turtles at a Refuge Center

- Visit the Cloud Forest Hanging Bridges & Spot Sloths & Crocs on a Jungle River Tour

- FREE Dinner & Snorkelling on a Private Sunset Catamaran Trip

- Admire Arenal Volcano & Bathe In the Natural Hot Springs

- 7 Nights Full Board Cruising Including Overnight in Havana

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Your Itinerary


    17 Nov 19


    Fly UK to Costa Rica

    Fly from the UK to San Jose, Cost Rica, upon arrival receive transfer to your hotel. 


  • 18 Nov 19

    Arenal Volcano

    After breakfast you will be taken to the Northern Pacific Area to visit the famous Arenal Volcano. Your 4* Authentic Lodge & spa is located in La Fortuna, relax with a fantastic view of the volcano from the multiple pools or take a walk to spot the local Sloths & Toucans in the trees around you. Later you have a date with the hot springs, Tabacon Hot Springs is the only hot spring heated by the Arenal Volcano itself, offering a concept of limitless pools with natural and artificial cascades. Breakfast & Dinner is included.


  • 19 Nov 19

    La Fortuna

    The Caño Negro Wildlife Refuge and the Rio Frio, or 'Cold River' are considered to be two of the best sites for birdwatching and wildlife observation. As you sit in comfort on a covered motorboat, take a ride up the river to spot Sloths, Basilisks, Caiman Crocodiles & a large variety of Exotic Birds - A must-do tour for avid birdwatchers! Return to your La Fortuna hotel to relax in the pools after an adventurous morning! Breakfast & Lunch Included.

  • 20 Nov 19


    Today we will travel to Monteverde to take a Canopy tour through the Misty Cloud Forests. Later, venture to one of the town's outstanding restaurants or choose to take an optional night walking tour to watch the forest floor come alive with nocturnal animals such as Tarantulas & Coatis. Watch them waking up or making their beds for the night! Breakfast Included.

  • 21 Nov 19

    Playa Samara, Nicoya Peninsula

    Arrive in the Nicoya Peninsula and wander the stunning beaches where you will often come across wild horses, before catching famous Guanacaste Sunset! From the breakfast area of your hotel you will be visited by Parrots, Monkeys & Iguanas just to name a few! Breakfast Included.


  • 22 Nov 19

    Playa Samara, Nicoya Peninsula

    Today you will spend the day volunteering and learning about the turtles and other wildlife at a local Wildlife Refuge. The refuge is in an ideal location far from urban development and also provides the opportunity to also see tiger herons, Kingfishers, Armadillos and much more. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Included.


  • 23 Nov 19

    Manuel Antonio

    Playa Manuel Antonio, bordered by green mangroves and towering palms, has been voted as one of the most picturesque beaches in the world! Choose to visit the nearby Manuel Antonio National Park for up-close and personal encounters with nature or visit the Refuge's Butterfly Gardens. Breakfast Included.


  • 24 Nov 19

    Manuel Antonio

    After a relaxing morning meeting the resident 'Cariblanco' (White-faced) monkeys you will be picked up for a Sunset Catamaran Sail. Snorkel in a secluded bay with Parrot Fish, Starfish, Angelfish & possibly even dolphins before your dinner onboard. Breakfast, Snack & Dinner Included.


  • 25 Nov 19

    Carara National Park & San Jose

    You will take a leisurely journey back to the Capital via the Carara National Park. Breakfast & Dinner Included.

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  • 26 Nov 19

    Miami, USA

    Today you will be transferred to the airport to catch your short flight to Miami where you will be transferred to your 4* hotel. Breakfast Included.


  • 27 Nov 19

    Embark MS Veendam 

    Check out of your hotel and receive transfer from the hotel to the port where you'll embark MS Veendam. Breakfast Included.


  • 28-29 Nov 19

    Havana, Cuba (Late Night Stay)

    Take a ride in a classic car through the historic Malecón, explore the Museo de la revolución and don't miss the Plaza de la Catedral!


  • 30 Nov 19

    Cienfuegos, Cuba

    Cienfuegos has played an important role in Cuba’s history since it was founded in 1819, when the island was still Spanish territory, and today it remains one of the country’s important commercial centers.


  • 01 Dec 19

    Ocho Rios, Jamaica

    The former fishing village of Ocho Rios has been an important cruise port since the mid-80s: its international food, eventful nightlife and renowned spars are all packaged within the gorgeous aesthetic of the Caribbean.


  • 02 Dec 19

    Georgetown, Cayman Islands

    Explore a seemingly endless stretch of magnificent coastline at Grand Cayman's world-famous Seven-Mile Beach.


  • 03 Dec 19

    At Sea.


  • 04 Dec 19

    Fort Lauderdale - Disembark

    Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.



  • Local Sloth

    Cano Negro & Arenal

    Embark on a Cano Negro guided river boat trip, making frequent stops to watch and photograph the wildlife around you which may include crocodiles, river otters, sloths, river turtles, exotic birds and rare butterflies. The Arenal Volcano area is also known as the land of spas and hot springs - heated by the countries most famous Volcano. 

  • Carara National Park & San Jose

    Carara National Park - famous for it's abundance of nesting Scarlet Macaws. You may also encounter Keel-Billed toucans, Agouti, Armadillo & Two-Toed Sloths! 

  • Havana, Cuba

    While most Americans have never been there thanks to the U.S. government’s embargo of Cuba which started in 1962, the very word Havana still evokes a set of specific images—candy-colored vintage cars puttering along picturesque streets; smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes whose rhythms are so infectious that nearly everyone is seduced into dancing; cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals against a palm-fringed background.

  • Miami


    To many, Miami is the definition of glamour: her streets filled with celebrities and models, her shopping and nightlife scenes that of legend, and her brooding blood-orange sunsets are a delight to behold. 


  • Monteverde


    You won't believe your eyes as you travel into the Monteverde Cloud Forest, where trees grow to heights of 100 feet! In this spectacular ecosystem, you will encounter many incredible species of flora and fauna. Upon on arrival in Monteverde, a nature walk allows you to discover the natural beauty of the cloud forest hanging bridges first hand. This forest is the home of the world's largest population of the endangered Quetzal, celebrated for its gorgeous jewel-toned plumage. Keep your eyes peeled and you may be lucky enough to spot this elusive bird!

  • Ocho Rios

    Ocho Rios is a port town on the north coast of Jamaica. The former fishing village of Ocho Rios has been an important cruise port since the mid-80s: its international food, eventful nightlife and renowned spars are all packaged within the gorgeous aesthetic of the Caribbean.

Your Ship

MS Veendam

MS Veendam

The luxury Holland America Line features an impressive fleet of 15 elegant vessels. World-renowned for offering a high quality, extravagant service, Holland America Line are rated as 5*. Holland America Line are easy to spot. They’re characteristic design and notable ocean-style colour scheme just adds to their charm. On board, the public areas are elegantly decorated in a traditional style and filled with the finest pieces of art and valuable antiques.

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