Oranjestad, the capital of Aruba island, is a picturesqe place, with pastel colour buildings of colonial architecture.
Just 30 km long and 10 km wide, Aruba is a sunny island almost all over the year. Here there are the most incredible beaches in the world. It's better to explore Aruba on foot, walking along the streets with palm trees, of the capital Oratzestant.This city is full of life, and has the charm of a Dutch colony, pastel colored houses, the castle and a wonderful market.
Codrington is in the country of Antigua and Barbuda; it is a town on the island of Barbuda. John Christopher Codrington and his brother founded Codrington in 1685, it is the main residential city on the island. Colonel Christopher Codrington (1640 – 1698) was a colonial administrator and English plantation owner. Him and his brother built a castle which dominated the town but was damaged by an earthquake in 1843 and now a small trace of it remains, the town in 2001 had a population of about 900. The first rebellion of slaves happened in Codrington in 1741, due to "cruel and tyrannical» behavior of manager Thomas Beach. Hurricane Irma in 2017 destroyed the island, which was evacuated, but most of the people have now returned. The population of Codrington was 1,252 in 1991.
Costa Maya, once the commercial center of the Mayan Empire, is located in the Caribbean, Mexico and is known for its jungles, beaches, lagoons and ancient Mayan monuments. Explore the amazing ancient Mayan monuments, buy local handicrafts or dive in the waters of the coast of Mexico to admire the sea life.
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.
Willemstad is one of the most picturesque cities in Caribbean. Its traditional heritage is visible even from the entrance of the harbor, where colorful buildings with triangular roof of Dutch type are lined along the coast. Visit the wonderful "Curacao Sea Aquarium", that hosts over 400 exotic species of marine life.
Lake Gatun is a large man-made freshwater lake south of Colón, Panama. At an elevation of about 26 m (85 ft) above sea level, it forms an important part of the Panama Canal. Gatun Lake was "officially" created on June 27, 1913 when the spillway gates at Gatun Dam were permanently closed and people waited for the lake to fill up.
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.
Harvest Caye is an island in Belize. It is ideal for those who desire to explore exotic wildlife and tropical rainforests. Visitors can relax and enjoy adventure in this stunning paradise.
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.
A magnificent engineering project, one of the largest human constructions worldwide, is the Panama Canal. Enjoy a unique cruise visiting the lush rainforests, which are residence for exotic birds, monkeys, sloths, iguanas and crocodiles or take a trip to the scenic streets of the old Fred Carter, before going to the legendary Gatun Locks to see the ships entering the canal.
Puerto Limon was built where Columbus dropped anchor in 1502. It is a colorful and exciting gateway to Costa Rica to explore the variety of attractions available. Spend a day relaxing on the beautiful Playa Bonita Beach. Experience the thrill of rafting on the Reventazon river or take a ride on the cable car over the tops of the trees and enjoy the view of the tropical forest.
This amazing island is a paradise of wildlife, in and out of the sea. Make an adventurous underwater diving to explore the beautiful waters of the West End Marin Reserve-there are corals of all colors and amazing marine life. Don't miss the land attractions as Butterfly Park, Marbella Hill, Ingkouana farm and Carampola gardens.
San Juan is the second oldest city in North and South America. The houses in pastel colors, balconies with wrought iron, squares with rows of statues and blue narrow cobbled streets are a conspicuous contrast to this noisy, modern,full of energy city . Although the city is busy all day long, the old San Juan, really comes alive at night when the restaurants, pubs and cafes on the sidewalks are flooded with people of all ages enjoying the fantastic scenery of the island.
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.
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.
The Whitsunday Islands is a collection of continental islands in Queensland, Australia. They constitute a popular yachting destination as well as an ideal spot for the lovers of sailing and kayaking. The Whitsunday islands, Hook and South Molle give tourists the opportunity to camping into specially designed camping areas, while many resorts are also available. The capital centre is the Hamilton Island, which has its own commercial airport.
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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