16 NIGHT EASTERN & WESTERN CARIBBEAN CRUISE
Holland America Nieuw Amsterdam 5th January 2019
Includes a 1 Night 4* Hotel Stay Fort Lauderdale
After enjoying your one night 4* hotel stay in Fort Lauderdale, join the Amsterdam on this Magical Caribbean Cruise with ports of call at: Fly from the UK / Fort Lauderdale Hotel Stay – 1 Night / Fort Lauderdale / Grand Turk / San Juan / St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie / Half Moon Cay / Fort Lauderdale / Half M…
||Board your ship between 12 noon and 3 p.m.
| All Flights
|16 Night Cruise
|On Board Gratuity
YOUR HOLIDAY HOME AT SEA
With its glamorous design, courteously efficient service and superb entertainment and dining, Nieuw Amsterdam brings passengers the very best in time-honoured cruising traditions. And it comes with a range of ultra-modern touches that set this fantastic cruise ship apart. The awe-inspiring inverted skyline sculpture and works by Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Richard Estes reflect the pizzazz and history of New York City. The classical and contemporary artworks, which include paintings, sculptures and mosaics, are worth more than $3million. With approximately one crew member to every two guests, you’ll love the attentive yet discreet service as you cruise aboard the delightful Nieuw Amsterdam.
Facilities on board
- One main pool areas, one with retractable roof, private poolside cabanas
- Greenhouse Spa & salon, fitness centre.
- Five high quality restaurants, including authentic Italian and Pan-Asian menus
- Gourmet lessons in The Culinary Arts Centre
- Panoramic viewing lounge.
- Selection of themed cafes and bars
- Tonnage 86,273
- Passenger capacity 2,106
- Total Crew929
- Total Cabins 1,053
- Decks 12
Day 1 – 2: Fort Lauderdale 1 Night Hotel Stay
Day 2: Fort Lauderdale
The city prides itself on being the ‘Venice of America’ with more than 300 miles of navigable waterways. Fort Lauderdale boasts world-class theatres, museums, sightseeing and shopping. The city sits only 24 miles north of Miami, so you can enjoy the sights of South Beach or head further inland to the amazing Everglades and experience the airboat rides skimming the surface of the water.
Board Your Ship Nieuw Amsterdam
Day 3: At Sea
Day 4: Grand Turk
The spectacular waters of Grand Turk are home to a reef pitted with arches, turrets, and tunnels called the Grand Turk Wall. The reef is a haven for both fish and divers alike. For those who enjoy white sandy beaches Grand Turk is fringed with them, lying as it does at the southeastern end of the Bahamian archipelago.
Day 5: San Juan
San Juan. is a charming historical city founded by the Europeans. Picturesque Juan overlooks the Atlantic and the beautiful bay, surrounded by a magnificent wall which is one of the town’s major landmarks. Walk through the narrow-cobbled streets, allowing time to admire the brightly-decorated houses. The town offers a mix of chic boutiques, shops, bars and restaurants. Visit the El Morro Fort for spectacular views over the bay.
Day 6: St. Thomas
St. Thomas is a bustling port set in a backdrop of lush mountains and surrounded by stunning beaches. The town is busy with tourists all shopping in the duty-free shops and enjoying the vibrant atmosphere. However, this island is not just for those wanting to relax on the beach or hit the town to shop. Trips take you on to historic Water island, the island of Cruz Bay which is covered in natural park, immense beauty and you can even stop off at the historic Danish sugar plantation at Annaberg.
Day 7: At Sea
Day 8: Half Moon Cay
Fulfil your tropical island fantasy on Half Moon Cay, the Bahamas. Sway in the sweet Bahamian breezes to the rhythms of calypso on this private island paradise. Enjoy this idyllic sun-drenched island hideaway where you can play in the turquoise seas, ride horseback on powdery white sand, and snorkel with silky stingrays.
Day 9: Fort Lauderdale
Day 10: Half Moon Cay
Day 11: At Sea
Day 12: Ocho Rios
Ocho Rios. is a stunning island surrounded by white sandy beaches, turquoise waters set on a backdrop of rainforest and tropical foliage Visit the Dunn’s River Falls, land of rivers, for an unforgettable waterfall experience. Mystic Mountain offers abseiling, bob sleighing in the forest tops, beautiful nature reserves and spectacular views.
Day 13: Grand Cayman
Grand Cayman. The spectacular Grand Cayman Islands are a lively mix of cosmopolitan charm. Visit the famous Seven Mile Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean, send a postcard from ‘Hell’, or dip into the North Sound and visit Stingray City, where visitors have the rare opportunity to pet a few hundred friendly stingrays. With its fantastic restaurants, beaches or its majestic underwater sights of the surrounding reefs, it’s hard not to find something for everyone.
Day 14: Cozumel
Cozumel is the world’s most popular cruise port and San Miguel is its main town, on the west side is a diving mecca and it has an amazing natural pool which is linked by an underground tunnel to the sea in which dolphins come and go freely. On the east side you have the Mayan archaeological site “El Caracol” temple, believed to have been used as a lighthouse by the Mayans.
Day 15: At Sea
Day 16: Fort Lauderdale
Disembark your ship – Nieuw Amsterdam
Day 16: Fly UK
Day 17: Arrive UK