Enjoy the sea, the sun and the beaches of Acapulco, in this perfect seaside destination. This exciting city has a lovely coast line, of white sandy beaches and excellent resorts. Do not forget to explore the small island Roque, which is accessible by sea.
Acajutla is a seaport in El Salvador. Due to its history, it is also a colonial port. It is very significant for the local economy and it is famous for the trade of the traditional products such as coffee and sugar. Apart from this, important resort facilities are popular here. The scenery is very beautiful, full of green and amazing beaches just a little far away from the port. This place is perfect for nice and relaxing holidays where you can enjoy the sun and the astonishing sandy beaches.
Buzios, a charming coastal town, with beautiful beaches, a fashionable holiday destination
Buzios, is one of the most charming coastal towns of Brazil, near Rio de Janeiro, that has luxury shops and restaurants, great beaches and numerous water sports. Once was a simple fishing village on the peninsula, but the last years has turned into an expensive and fashionable holiday destination.
Puerto Corinto is a scenic coastal town in Nicaragua. It is famous for its pristine beaches and the majestic environment. You can relax and sunbathe in the amazing coasts with the white sand. It is truly a tropical paradise and very popular with tourists. Visitors should not miss the chance to taste the popular local cuisine which is characterized by the seafood. Do not forget to mention that a seafood gastronomical fair takes place annually. It is a very interesting town with delicious flavors and beautiful surroundings.
The city an improtant tourist destination,especially during the summer,where people go to visit the beaches.It is in the hedquarters of the University of La Serena and also is home to the Roman Cathelic Arcdiocese of La Serena,one of five Catholic Archdioceses of the Catholic Church in Chile.
La Serena is the ideal place for those who look for tranquility and relaxation. Near to pristine beaches with white sand and warm waters, La Serena will enchant you. The second oldest city of Chile also offers a wonderful collection of sightseeings and cultural delights.
Located on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, the historical city of Cartagena is almost entirely surrounded by lagoons and bays, while still surrounded by fortifications of 17th century that were protecting the gold and treasures with destination to Spain. The many squares will offer a shady retreat as you explore the streets that cross a colonial baroque architecture.
Key West, the southernmost city in America, gives a real feeling of the Caribbean spirit with its wooden houses and tropical vegetation. Explore the home of the famous writer E.Hemingway taking the Conch Tour train or the Old Town Trolley. Furthermore join the Sunset celebrations taking place at the Malory Pier.
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina is known for its architecture, nightlife and cultural events
Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is the largest city and port in the country and one of the most prosperous cities in Latin America. It is considered to be the "Paris of South America" with a sense more European than South American. Buenos is known for its architecture, nightlife and cultural events. It has many attractions, such as the Evita Museum in Plaza de Mayo Square, the famous Colon theater, the modern district Recoleta with elegant shops and restaurants and the spectacular Iguassu Falls.
Stanley or Port Stanley is the capital and only city essentially the Falkland Islands. The Falklands archipelago is teeming with wonders of wildlife and nature experience personal encounters with peguins and pinnipeds or the beauty of delicate flowers. Discover an unpolluted environmernt with fantasically clear blue skies seamless horizons, vast open spaces and stunning white sand beaches. Whether you are looking for adventure or seeking quiter pleasure the falklands are a great place to relax and unwind.
Rio de Janeiro is the most visited city in the southern hemisphere and is known for its natural settings, carnival celebrations, beaches such as Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon. Some of the most famous landmarks in addition to the beaches include the giant statue of Christ on the top of Corcovado mountain, named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
In Puerto Quetzal you can find bars hammocks to relaxin,a restaurant and performances from Marimba bands.The nearest town,San Jose is about a mile away.
In Puerto Quetzal you can find bars hammocks to relax in,a restaurnat and performances from Marimba bands.The nearest town,San Jose is about a mile away.Puerto Quetzal is Guatemala's largest Pacific Ocean port.It is important for both cargo traffic and as a stop-off point for cruise liners.
On the southern coast of Rio de Janeiro is located the biggest and best island in the Green Coast of Brazil. The Ilya Grande offers attractive, secluded beaches and is a paradise for the lovers of adventure, with a mountainous tropical forest full of various trails and waterfalls. This'' Big Island'' is a national park with plenty of natural lagoons and fishing villages waiting to be explored.
Los Angeles, is a populus metropolitan area, a leading world center in entertainment business, the city of Hollywood and film "stars". L.A., also known as the City of Angels is among the richest cities in the world and that is visible all around. Museums, art galleries, theaters and so many things to see and do that your stay at this unique city, will be an unforgettable experience.
The cultural and economic heart of Peru, Lima was the center of power for the Spanish empire in South America. Calao is the largest and most important port of the country. Lima hosts splendid archaeological museums, art museums, even museums of gold items. The catacombs under the church of San Francesco is a landmark, as there are thousands of old documents in the library of the adjacent monastery.
San Rafael Lagoon is a coastal lake located on the Pacific coast of southern Chile, within the national park that bears its name. The Lagoon was formed by the retreat of the San Rafael Glacier in the Northern Patagonian. Today it is a popular tourism destination, and ships with tourists sail to the lagoon nearly every day to see the ice falling from the glacier into the lagoon. Wildlife lovers can glimpse albatross and elegant black-necked swans here, as well as sea lions, dolphins, elephant seals, and chungungos—the Chilean version of the sea otter.
There is no such an enticing countryside as that of Manzanillo. Towering palm trees, mango trees, sandy beaches, extensive jungles and mountains covered with palm trees. The town got its name from the abundant vegetation of Manzanillo trees, which were used extensively during the early days of shipbuilding. North of the harbor is the Santiago,a luxurious resort area. The peninsula separates the two beaches of the city. Today, Manzanillo is the busiest commercial port of Mexico, a tourist, tropical paradise. It is described as the "fishing capital of the world."
Manta has the largest seaport in Ecuador and is a city with a long history, since Pre-Columbian times. Nowadays is a great touristic destination, with breathtaking beaches and a selection of activities like night clubs, casino and sport events.
World-famous beaches, exceptional nightlife, unique culinary experiences and Latin atmosphere, are all those that make this city so fascinating. Miami Beach is one of the most popular attractions of the city with wide sandy beaches, warm waters and a great variety of water sports. A tour to the famous Art Deco district of the South Beach is also a unique experience.
Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, is situated in the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the river Rio de la Plata. Montevideo has old buildings, several museums, art galleries, and nightclubs, outdoor cafes, museums and piazzas with European influences. It's a vibrant city with many monuments and areas to be explored.
Parati was founded as a Portuguese colony in the middle of 17th century. The town is located on the Bay of Ilha Grande, on the southwestern tip of the state of Rio de Janeiro. Besides the beautiful landscape, as Parati is surrounded by tropical forests, waterfalls, mountains with lush vegetation, protected natural parks and wonderful beaches, it has also a rich culture, with historic buildings intact through the years, Baroque churches and the Historic Center District, with its cobblestone-paved streets.
Going out from Puero Chacabuco,on the east coast of the fiord a small bay shows us some activities of salmons farming,one of the principal economic activities of the region.The mountains landscape offers us spectacular panoramics of the mountains and glaciers of the Patagonia.
It is the main port of the region,a port of call for ships sailing to the Laguna San Rafael National Park and the terminuns of a Navimag Ferry service from Puerto Montt.
A port brimming with elegant yachts, towering skyscrapers, luxury mansions and splendid casinos, Punta del Este is known as the San Tropez of Latin America. Excellent food, amazing views and 32 kms of a wonderful coastline complete the picture of this fascinating destination.
Pisco is a city located in the Ica Region of Peru, the capital of the Pisco Province. The city is around 9 metres (28 feet) above sea level. Pisco means "bird." The area is often visited because of the concentration of marine animals and birds. The Chincha Islands are also near its coast. Many bird species can be seen in the islands including pelicans, penguins, cormorants, as well as sea lions, turtles, dolphins and whales. Another attraction in the area is El Candelabro, a giant lamp dug in the sand in the method which was used by the creators of the Nazca Lines.
Puerto Montt is a coastal city in the south of Chile and has an important role as a port. It boasts great views of the ocean and towering peaks of the Andes. Walking along the beach is very pleasant and offers many opportunities of entertainment. Also in the port area the visitor can find seafood restaurants and crafts shops.
This beautiful coastal city in the province Tsoumpat of Patagonia, is a gateway to an exotic and exciting garden of Eden. From here you can explore the Peninsula Valdés, the famous wildlife sanctuary and the Punta Tombo, which hosts the largest colony of Magellanic penguins in the world.
Porto Belo is located south of Rio de Janeiro, on the Atlantic Ocean. It's a small town, an ideal holiday destination as it offers all the opportunities for relaxation and entertainment. Sunny, warm weather, fabulous beaches with emerald waters and vivid nightlife.
The city proper is locates on the northeastern shore of Brunswick Pensisula.Besides the eastern shore with the settlements of Guiarabo,Rio Amarillo and Punta San Juan the peninsula is largely unihabited.Located on the Brunswick Peninsula.Punta Arenas is among the largest cities in the entire Patagonion Region.
Nestled in the curve of Banderas Bay, Puerto Vallarta has steadily maintained its character. The colorful bougainvillea hanging from red tiled roofs and balconies and cobblestone streets are pleasant picture for both the eye and the camera. Spend a day exploring the Mexican countryside along the Maskota River, where are mixed together, tropical vegetation, fields, mango trees, banana trees and other tropical fruits.
Rio Grande do Sul is the southernmost state in Brazil. It is the chief winemaker in Brazil. It is famous for its geografical diversity, as in the north beautiful, low mountains stretch across the state and in the west, grassy plains make the scenery majestic. In the east side of the state, you will be able to admire the atrractive coasts and the tropical rainforests that host an incredible flora and fauna. It is the starting point of visiting many charming cities, near Rio Grande, which have numerous parks, restaurants and an interesting nightlife.
San Diego is the "first city" of California, with roots dating back to 1769. The historic Village Siiport along Emparkantero has many fascinating shops and galleries. If you want to explore further, San Diego is at your disposal. A trip to San Diego is never completed without a visit to the famous zoo of San Diego. This is a fascinating experience for people of all ages.
Nestled between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, energetic Santiago de Chile offers surprising discoveries with its renovated arts scene, expansive museums and noteworthy restaurants you won’t want to miss. Take in the outstanding views of this cosmopolitan capital by biking or hiking up one of its many gorgeous hills. Visit the Plaza de Armas – Santiago’s Original City Center – where you’ll be able to see a wealth of historical buildings and grand architecture. Or get a glimpse into the private and professional life of the poet and Nobel Prize winner Pablo Neruda by visiting one of his homes, all three of which have been converted into museums.
San Francisco is officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the leading financial and cultural center of Northern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Tourism is the city's largest private-sector employer, is the backbone of the San Francisco economy. Its frequent portrayal in music, film, and popular culture has made the city and its landmarks recognizable worldwide. As a tourist destination, the city is especially famous for the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, and the area Haight-Ashbury.
At the edge of the Baja peninsula, Cabo San Lucas is a perfect example of the ultimate paradise. This remoted location and its unspoiled beauty makes it the ideal destination for relaxation. There is also available a great variety of activities from scuba diving to surfing and kayaking. Alternatively cross the Los Campos searching for whales.
Puntarenas is located along the Pacific coast in Costa Rica. An excellent place to see native wildlife, from red parrots to the primary predator of Central America, the jaguar. Surfers all around the world consider this region to be the best for surfing. As one of the major fishing ports, Puntarenas is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood cooked according to the local recipe.
Salaverry is a port city in Peru. The port is easily accessible by road to shippers and consignees (mainly fish, fertilizer, ore concentrates, rice, sugar, etc.). It is currently one of the busiest commercial ports in the country.
Santa Marta, the coastal jewel of Colombia is more than a tropical paradise. Besides beaches with white sand and surf, is a unique place due to Sierra Nevada mountain range, which rises above it. It is the oldest city in the country with many architectural treasures. Outstanding attractions are the Cathedral Santa Marta, the ruins of Boda and the forts of San Fernando.
Santa Barbara is a city in the US state of California. Τhe city lies between the steeply rising Santa Ynez Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. Santa Barbara contains numerous performing art venues. Also the city is a year-round tourist destination renowned for its fair weather, downtown beaches, and Spanish architecture. Tourism brings more than one billion dollars per year into the local economy, including $80 million in tax revenue.
The most outstanding attraction of Sao Paulo, is its people and its vivid culture. In this modern and cosmopolitan city of Brazil, the largest city in South America, there is something for everyone, from the exquisite cuisine, wonderful museums and galleries to the wonderful beaches. Visit Hardini region, which is the center of social life in São Paulo and taste some of the local delicacies.
Puerto Chiapas has a very hot and hurnid tropical climate with year-round average daily temperatures in the mid 80s F,Coffee cultural related business are the mainstays of the area's economy.
Puerto Chiapas,formely known a Puerto Madero and before thar Puerto de San Benito is an important commercial port in the state of Chiapas.The town of Puero Chiapas.It self holds little of touristic interest,the main town in the area is Tapachula,a city of just over 190,000 people.
Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina. It has been described as the southernmost city in the world. Tourist attractions include the Tierra del Fuego National Park and Lapataia Bay. Wildlife attractions include local birds, penguins, seals, and orcas.
Ixtapa once a coconut plantation,boasts the high rise hotels,all inclusive resorts,air conditioned restaurants and upscale shopping you associate with Mexican beach resorts and luxury travel.
Mexican travellers include the neighboring beach towns of Ixtapa an Zihuatanejo in the state of Guerero,as favorite destinations but that's where their similarity ends.Visitors to this areas will encounter two decidedly different vacation destinations just 6.5 km.
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|14||Puerto Vallarta, Mexico||07:00||16:00|
|17||Los Angeles (California)||08:00||17:00|
|18||San Francisco (California)||18:00||00:00|
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|21||San Diego, California, USA||08:00||17:00|
|23||Cabo San Lucas, Mexico||13:00||23:00|
|25||Ixtapa (Zihuatanejo), Mexico||10:00||19:00|
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|30||Acajutla, El Salvador||07:00||17:00|
|40||La Serena (Coquimbo) ,Chile||08:00||17:00|
|41||Santiago de Chile, (San Antonio), Chile||07:00||18:00|
|44||Puerto Chacabuco, Chile||11:00||20:00|
|45||Laguna San Rafael, Chile||08:00||18:00|
|48||Punta Arenas, Chile||07:00||19:00|
|52||Port Stanley, Falkland Island||08:00||18:00|
|54||Puerto Madryn, Argentina||07:00||18:00|
|59||Punta Del Este, Uruguay||08:00||18:00|
|60||Rio Grande Do Sul||12:00||19:00|
|62||Porto Belo, Brazil||08:00||17:00|
|63||Sao Paulo (Santos)||08:00||19:00|
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Insignia radiates her own unique warmth and character. Her distinctive personality shines through from the moment you first step into her newly redesigned, neo-classical lobby or Toscana, resplendent in rich new fabrics and furnishings that reflect the charisma of Tuscany. Insignia boasts decks and verandas graced with the finest teak and exquisite custom stone and tile work. To ensure the elegance shines throughout the entire experience, there is all new Villeroy & Boch china, the finest silver and crystal, and a distinctive museum-quality art collection that is an eclectic melding of traditional and contemporary, with a touch of whimsy.
Year Built: 1998
Year Refurbished: 2010
Gross Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593.7 ft.
Beam: 83.5 feet
Max. Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 Knots
Electric Power or Voltage: 110,220 AC
Guest Capacity (double occupancy): 684
Crew Size: 400
Guest-to-Staff Ratio: 1.71 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
YOUR WORLD. YOU WAY
Whatever corner of the globe beckons you to explore, Oceania Cruises takes you there in comfort and style. Relax onboard our luxurious ships and savour exquisite cuisine that is renowned as the finest at sea and even rivals the best Michelin-starred restaurants ashore. Inspired by Master Chef Jacques Pepin, these culinary delights have always distinguished the Oceania Cruises experience from any other. And considering the uncompromising quality, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of an Oceania Cruises voyage is its incredible value. Lavish complimentary amenities abound, and there are never supplemental dining charges in any of the restaurants. Value-priced packages ensure that exploring ashore, sipping a glass of vintage wine or surfing the Internet is both convenient and affordable. Every moment spent on an Oceania Cruises voyage confirms that this is Your World. Your Way.
MID - SIZE SHIPS
Mid-size holds great benefits Once you sail one of our mid-size ships, you will never settle for anything less, nor will you ever again be satisfied with anything more in regard to size. Our ships cater to just 684 pampered guests on Regatta, Insignia and Nautica and 1,250 privileged guest on Marina and Riviera. Warmth and conviviality come naturally. Elegance and grace are given. The ambiance is exceptionally relaxed and personal as we singularly focus on your individual desires. Consequently, service standards soar, guests easily develop a rapport with staff and fellow guests, and the friendships only deepen as the days pass effortlessly.
All the elements for bliss Being mid-size even facilitates going ashore, as our ships can slip into boutique ports off-limits to larger vessels. Of course, the fact that our ships are mid-size positively influences every aspect of the onboard experience. With no need to rush, stand in endless lines or worry about crowds, you can savour the defining elements that make our ships so special. Our cuisine, "the finest at sea", is carefully prepared a la minute. Appointments for spa services are readily available in the relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub. A comfortable chaise always awaits should you decide to lounge by the pool. Life just seems to proceed at a more courteous pace.
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - MARINA & RIVIERA
Year Built: Marina 2011, Riviera 2012 / Gross Tonnage : 66.084 / Length : 239.24 metres / Beam : 32.2 metres / Cruising Speed : 20 knots / Guest Decks : 11 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 1.250 / Staff Size : 800 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.56 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European
SHIPS' SPECIFICATIONS - REGATTA, INSIGNIA & NAUTICA
Year Built: Regatta & Insignia 1998, Nautica 2000 / Refurbishment Dates : Regatta, May 2014, - Insignia, April 2014 - Nautica, May 2014 / Gross Tonnage : 30.277 / Length : 180.96 metres / Beam : 25.45 metres / Cruising Speed : 18 knots / Guest Decks : 9 / Guest Capacity (Double Occupancy) : 684 / Staff Size : 400 / Guest to Staff Ratio : 1.71 to 1/ Nationality of Officers : European