Cienfuegos is a charming waterfront city. It is picturesque and has earned it the title, “the Pearl of the South,” a description that has endured for centuries. The unique culture in Cienfuegos attributed for its ancestry as a French enclave. City highlights include an architecturally noteworthy group of buildings that were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005. Be sure to stop by the stunning Cultural Centre, a palatial home that now hosts after-school activities like dance and music for local students. Visit the Castillo de Jagua, an imposing fortress built to protect Cienfuegos from menacing pirates.
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.
Great Stirrup Cay is a small island that is part of the Berry Islands in the Bahamas. The northern part of the island has a sandy beach surrounded by rocks with snorkeling areas. The most common tree on the island is the coconut palm, which produces a cloudy milk and a sweet meat used in many island recipes. Another fruit-bearing tree is the Sea Grape. Some of the creatures found on the island include several different varieties of lizard and land crab. Gulls and frigates are the most prevalent bird species. Great Stirrup Cay is a protected marine life sanctuary, and removal of anything from the water is strictly prohibited.
Havre-Saint-Pierre is a town situated on the Quebec, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Canada. Tourism contributes significantly to the local economic due to the town's position near the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve, a park noted for the unique variety of flora and fauna to be found there, such as puffins. The town is also noted for the excellent fishing, being made up largely of snow crab, scallops and lobster, with excellent salmon and trout to be found in the numerous rivers and lakes.
The Cuban resort of Punta Frances is on Isla de la Juventud and is the largest of the Cuban islands apart from Cuba itself. The island is rich in pine forests and lumber is one of its main exports with farming and fishing being two of the island’s staple industries. A popular destination for tourists, one of the main resorts is Punta Frances which is in the north west of the island where silver sand meets crystal clear waters. Scuba diving is one of the most popular pursuits in the area and El Ranchon is a local beach restaurant that serves superb seafood.
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.
Santiago de Cuba has soul! Cuba’s second-largest city is justifiably proud of its heroes, beautiful plazas and vibrant musical tradition. Proximity to Jamaica and other tropical isles has infused the city with a distinctly Caribbean spirit that is seen in its art and architecture, heard in its music, and celebrated in its exuberant festivals. The city exhibits an eclectic assortment of architectural influences, from the imposing El Morro castle (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), to the exquisite colonial casas of Parque Cespedes in the historic quarter or the glorious Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Caridad del Cobre. Just east of Santiago lies the UNESCO-recognized Baconao Biosphere Reserve, with its coffee plantations, while the highest peaks of the Sierra Maestra mountains rise to the west. Beneath the water, remnants of shipwrecks attract divers and snorkelers.
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After a transformative $40 million refurbishment, Oceania Cruises’ newest addition, Sirena,will embark on her highly anticipated Inaugural Voyage on April 27, 2016 from Barcelona. Elegant sister ship to charming Regatta, Insignia and Nautica, Sirena will embody the most treasured elements of our celebrated fleet, and offer a few highlights all her own. With the introduction of two fresh culinary offerings, Sirena will offer even more ways to savor the finest cuisine at sea. Tuscan Steak, a brand new specialty restaurant, will serve Italian favorites, succulent steaks and fresh seafood inspired by Toscana and Polo Grill. The Grand Dining Room will offer a surprise transformation into Jacques Bistro during lunch, which will serve classic French fare. Also featuring the beloved restaurant Red Ginger, Sirena will invite you to enjoy bold Asian cuisine in a fresh new way.
Join Sirena for extraordinary journeysthroughout Europe, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, Australia and beyond.
As part of her refurbishment, Sirena’s Owner’s and Vista Suites will also undergo a major re-design, exuding a crisp and modern elegance. These palatial accommodations will feature custom-made furnishings enhanced with lustrous fabrics, stone and rich walnut accents. As all of the accommodations on board Sirena are defined by their elegance, Penthouse Suites and all staterooms will also be perfectly appointed with modern furnishings and the soothing colors of the sea. Plus, all suites and staterooms will feature the all-new custom-designed Ultra Tranquility Bed.
Year Built: 1999
Year Refurbished: 2016
Gross Tonnage: 30,277
Length: 593.7 feet
Beam: 83.5 feet
Maximum Draught: 19.5 feet
Cruising Speed: 18 knots
Guest Decks: 9
Total Decks: 11
Electric Power or Voltage: 110, 220 AC
Guest Capacity: 684 (Double Occupancy)
Staff Size: 400
Guest to Staff Ratio: 1.71 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