Alter do Chao is a village 33 km west of Santerem along one of the only roads in the state of Para, Brazil. Alter do Chao has been for many years a popular tourist destination for locals and with increasing numbers of tourists making trips along the Amazon River this village is becoming a well-known international destination. Alter do Chao is best known for a picturesque white-sand island, known as Ilha do Amor (Island of Love), directly in front of town.
It is an amazing,adventurous experience that gets you in touch wih a different way of life!
Boca da Valeria is a remote village at the confluence of the Rio da Valeria and the Amazon.It is surrounded by the astonishing Amazonian rainforest and the people who live in the village are not more than 75.Life,here,is very different from the modern Amazonian cities,so it is a great chance to exlore the rainforest and of course live for some days with the local people the.Be sure to bring you camera during the exploration ride because the is a very distinct line where the waters of the Valeria River meet the Amazon.In this village,tourists can buy handmade things made by the local Indians, as a souvenir.While exploring the forest,you are able to see rare species of plants,birds and animals.It is surely an experience of a lifetime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don't forget to surf,to watch the sunset from Avenida da Paz and of course to experience snorkelling!
Maceió is the capital and the largest city of the coastal state Alagoas, Brazil. The name "maceió" is of Indian origin and designates the naturally spontaneous courses of water which flow out of the soil.Maceió is also a port city and due to its port development about 200 years ago it changed from a village into a city.In the last thirty years the tourist industry has transformed the coastal areas into vibrant centers of entertainment for Brazilian and foreign tourists. These coastal neighborhoods include coconut palm trees, playgrounds, squares, open-to-the-public football, volleyball, and basketball fields, residential buildings, bars, nightclubs, tourist-oriented shops, restaurants, banks, hotels.Maceió is home to numerous beaches, the color of sea varying from emerald green to blue; the water is always clear. The sand is white and there are many coconut plantations.The Mundaú lake is an option for sailing and bathing in transparent water.
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.
Manaus is a city of Brazil and the capital of the state of Amazonas. It is the eighth largest city of Brazil and the most important economic center of the Amazon forest. Ιs a large industrial town and tourist center, which is the seventh largest country's GDP.
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.
Parintins is a city located on Tupinambarana island in the Amazon River, in Brazil.This town has a rich Indian heritage.It is certain that a boat trip along the river, is an experience that you will never forget.You will be amazed of the tropical rain forests and the rare species of animals that exist there.Finally, we must not forget to mention the famous folklore festival which is held there each June,called Boi Bumba.In this time of the year Parintins hosts thousands of people that come here to participate.It is a huge street party with outstanding shows and performers!
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.
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.
Recife is one of the largest cities in Brazil known as "Brazilian Venice", as it is formed by three islands, has many rivers and more than fifty bridges. The city is surrounded by tropical forests and the weather is generally warm, since Recife is located near the equator. The culture of the region is strongly influenced by the mixed population of native Indians, black slaves and Portuguese settlers and their interaction over the years.
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.
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.
Saint Lucia is a small, tropical island, with a magnificent scenery. Mountains, dense virgin forests, sandy beaches and acres of banana plantations make it one of the most spectacular islands. Castries, the colorful capital of the island, has an authentic Caribbean charm and hosts several historical sights of Saint Lucia as La Tok Battery, a fortress on a hilltop with spectacular views of the port.
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.
Gustavia is the capital of the island of Saint Barts. It offers beautiful natural attractions. This arid, volcanic rock is home to a special combination of iguanas, night-blooming cactus and magnificent beaches with white sand. Scuba diving and sailing are very popular here. In this city, the charm of a town with Scandinavian accents blends with many boutiques and duty free shops. The island is, also, famous for its chic French ambience and cuisine.
It is here tha the murky waters of the Amazon River meet the aquamarine waters of the Tapajos River for some distance the different colored waters don't mix and there's a very visible dividing between them.Just a few miles to the southewest of Sanarem along the Tapajos River the charming village of Alter do Chao is a popular tourism destination for Brazilians.
Santarem is a city in the state of Para in Brazil.The Tapajos joins the Amazon River there,and it is a popular location for tourism.It is the second most important city in the state and the financial and economic center of the western part of the state.
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.
|5||La Serena (Coquimbo) ,Chile||08:00||17:00|
|6||Santiago de Chile, (San Antonio), Chile||08:00||19:00|
|9||Puerto Chacabuco, Chile||10:00||20:00|
|10||Laguna San Rafael, Chile||07:00||17:00|
|13||Punta Arenas, Chile||08:00||18:00|
|17||Port Stanley, Falkland Island||07:00||18:00|
|23||Punta Del Este, Uruguay||08:00||17:00|
|24||Rio Grande Do Sul||10:00||19:00|
|26||Porto Belo, Brazil||08:00||18:00|
|27||Sao Paulo (Santos)||08:00||18:00|
|31||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil||07:00||18:00|
|39||Alter Do Chao, Brazil||12:00||20:00|
|40||Boca Da Valeria,Brazil||07:00||15:00|
|52||Miami, Florida, USA||07:00||18:00|
The brand new Marina, and her sister Riviera, which debuted in May 2012, are the most beautiful, elegant and sophisticated ships to debut in the past 50 years. Designer touches are everywhere, from the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase and stunning Owner's Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, they are showcases of the finest residential design and furnishings. More than anything, Marina and Riviera personify the Oceania Cruises experience.
Comfortably mid-size, Marina and Riviera retain the same warmth and charm of their acclaimed consorts Regatta, Insignia and Nautica. While the country club casual ambiance and level of personalized service remain the same, they offer even more choice and some enticing new amenities. As the first ships designed for lovers of fine dining and travel experiences, Marina and Riviera offer guests multiple dining venues, of which six are open-seating gourmet restaurants with no surcharge. La Reserve by Wine Spectator offers enlightening wine and food pairings. The new Bon Appétit Culinary Center is the only hands-on cooking school at sea. Similarly, artists-in-residence teach fine arts in Artists Loft, a new enrichment center. For specialty coffees and snacks, there is Baristas Coffee Bar. Intimate lounges abound. Accommodations in every category are incredibly spacious, especially with regard to the lavish bathrooms.
Yet remarkably, with so many additions, the onboard ambiance and experience remains comfortably familiar. We have retained everything guests adore about our ships and raised the bar ever higher. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.
Marina: Debuted in 2011
Length: 785 feet
Beam: 106 feet
Maximum Draught: 24 feet
Cruising Speed: 20 knots
Guest Decks: 11
Total Decks: 15
Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC
Guest Capacity: 1,250 (Double Occupancy)
Staff Size: 800
Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.57 to 1
Nationality of Officers: European
Nationality of Staff: International
Country of Registry: Marshall Islands
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