Western Caribbean Cruise

Escape to Paradise: Holland America

January 27- February 4, 2018

Sat / Sun - 9 Days

This is the Caribbean of reggae rhythms, world-class diving and ancient Mayan ruins. Brilliant coral reefs that teem with schools of tropical fish and perfect white sand beaches greet you at almost every stop. During this seven-night cruise visit popular Western Caribbean favorites such as Grand Cayman and Cozumel, Mexico and play on Holland America’s private paradise island, Half Moon Cay. A stop in Key West provides the opportunity to tour the Ernest Hemingway House (full of many-toed cats), Harry Truman’s Little White House and numerous bars and beaches.

Life on board the luxurious ms Eurodam is like being in a sophisticated city with all the pleasures and perks. The ship recently received new entertainment venues including Lincoln Center Stage, offering chamber music nightly and Billboard Onboard with live musicians rocking the crowd with chart-topping hits, and the popular B.B. King’s Blues Club. Guests will delight in a variety of dining options, activities, wonderful nightly entertainment, the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, digital workshops, demonstrations, plus an immersive farm-to-table concept dinner experience in the Culinary Arts Center. Bars, lounges and cafes provide places to get to know fellow travelers. And, Holland America Line offers a wide variety of optional shore excursions for adventures and sightseeing.

Itinerary Ship

Sat, Jan 27: Fly to Fort Lauderdale and transfer to a hotel located near the port.

Sun, Jan 28: Transfer to the ship. Board the ms Eurodam and set sail early evening.

Mon, Jan 29: Half Moon Cay, Bahamas. Early morning arrival at Half Moon Cay, Holland America’s award-winning private island paradise. Picture a two-mile crescent of silky, white sand beach rimmed in blue, where you’re invited to spend the day playing and relaxing. There are a variety of activities from which to choose, including horse riding on trails and on the beach, a stingray swimming adventure, walking a nature trail, rent a Hobie Cat or just relaxing at a private beachfront cabana. Relax with a massage on the beach, enjoy a tropical cocktail and dine on delectable barbecue.

Tue, Jan 30: Enjoy a day at sea, indulging any whim onboard with activities and spa services.

Wed, Jan 31: George Town, Grand Cayman. Hit the duty-free shops for designer jewelry, perfume and rum cakes, visit the Cayman Turtle Farm or Stingray City, or snorkel in the clear, calm turquoise waters off Seven Mile Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean.

Thu, Feb 1: Cozumel, Mexico. Play the day away on the island of Cozumel, known for its world-class diving, snorkeling and fishing in the second largest reef in the world. Spend some time exploring the Mayan ruins at Tulum, spectacularly situated on the sea cliffs.

Fri, Feb 2: Day at sea.

Sat, Feb 3: Key West, Florida. This coral island is the last of a string of popular Florida destinations in the Gulf of Mexico. The celadon waters and the warm climate have been drawing visitors for centuries, from Ponce de Leon in the 16th century to Harry Truman to writers such as Ernest Hemingway and Tennessee Williams. The laid-back lifestyle and funky personality still draw visitors today. Sample local favorites of conch fritters and ceviche in one of the many restaurants. Don’t miss visiting America’s southernmost point – you’re only 90 miles north of Cuba!

Sun, Feb 4: Disembark in Fort Lauderdale and transfer to the airport for your flight home.

ms Eurodam
Holland America’s five-star ship boasts a collection of artwork and antiques; a culinary arts center presented by Food & Wine magazine with demonstrations and interactive gourmet cooking lessons; Explorations Café, a coffeehouse with Internet access, sponsored by The New York Times; and port lectures and explorations speaker series. Highlights: elegant, spacious staterooms with plush Euro-top mattresses • 24-hour room service • 4 restaurants • 3 bars • wireless Internet access (fees apply) • Internet center • Greenhouse Spa and Salon • two outdoor swimming pools (one with retractable roof) • fitness center • basketball court • practice tennis court • more than 50 shipboard activities • casino • movie theatre • live musical entertainment and Broadway-style shows • library • free sessions of Digital Workshop powered by Microsoft Windows® • Club HAL® kids facility • teen-only Loft and Oasis area • duty-free shops • escorted shore excursions.

Western Caribbean Cruise Pricing

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Category D Outside

Category VD Verandah

Category SC Neptune Suite w/Verandah

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Ambassadair Trip #7178

Half Moon Cay / ©Holland America Line

Highlights Include

  • Great destinations for underwater sports
  • White sandy beaches
  • Pristine private island with perfect beach and numerous activities
  • Elegant, 5-star dining onboard
  • Two outdoor pools onboard

Package Includes

  • R/T commercial air to Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 7 nights shipboard accommodations on the MS Eurodam
  • 1 night hotel accommodation
  • All meals on ship
  • Transfers
  • Taxes and port charges

Other Dates:

January 12-20, 2019

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