January 20 - 27, 2018
8 Days
Tour Status - Guaranteed

This tour is an addition to the Costa Rica Farm Tour 2018.

On this unforgettable voyage, you will experience a creation that is unbelievable!  The Panama Canal, quite a feat!  Leave winter behind you as you cruise through Windstar’s warm weather destinations.  Come find the natural and man-made wonders combined on this exotic voyage full of bucket list places and activities.

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Tour Highlights

In addition to the highlights of the Costa Rica Farm Tour, travelers will experience a 8-day Panama Canal Cruise.

Jan 20, 2018: “PASSAGE THOUGH PANAMA” CRUISE    [B/L/D]
Please note:  This cruise is an add-on only to the Costa Rica Land Tour

A morning transfer from the All-Inclusive resort to Puerto Caldera to board the beautiful “Wind Star” to begin an 8-day cruise, transiting the Panama Canal, west to east.
With only 148 guests, the “Wind Star”  gives one the feeling of setting sail on your own private yacht. With teak decks and all staterooms with ocean views one feels pampered from the moment you step aboard. There is open seating dining, a spa,    casino and library plus of course, a water sports platform.

Jan 21, 2018: QUEPOS, COSTA RICA[B/L/D]
The former banana-exporting town of Quepos is your basecamp for a day of rainforest adventure. Take a walk along trails that weave up to waterfalls, or ride horseback to a beautiful jungle pool. A float trip through a mangrove swamp populated by monkeys, crocodiles, egrets, and herons is also available. Or you may choose a nature walk through Manuel Antonio National Park, with its lovely beaches, easy trails, and abundant animal life. 

Jan 22, 2018: DAY AT SEA   [B/L/D]
Time to get to relax and enjoy the yacht.

Jan 23, 2018:  ISLA PARIDA, PANAMA   [B/L/D]
Located within a Nature Preserve of 50 islands, Isla Parida boasts magnificent white-sand beaches, one of which is over 1,300 feet long.  The crystal clear waters stay at 82 degrees year round and are filled with marine life.  Here you will be treated to a delicious barbecue hosted by Windstar on a secluded beach that faces the Pacific Ocean.  (Weather permitting)

Jan 24, 2018: DAY AT SEA   [B/L/D]
Another relaxing day at sea.

Jan 25, 2018:   BALBOA/FUERTE AMADOR, PANAMA   [B/L/D]
One of the entrances to the Panama Canal on the Pacific side, Balboa/Fuerte Amador was founded in 1519 and is a short distance from Panama City.  In 2012 Balboa was ranked #1 in Latin America in the category of world's busiest container ports.  Sightseeing highlights include the colonial homes, the Administration Building, and the local handicraft markets of traditional Panamanian crafts.

Jan 26, 2018: PANAMA CANAL    [B/L/D]
One of the world’s most stunning feats of engineering, celebrating 102 years in operation.  Three locks on the either end of the original canal lifts or lowers ships up to Gatun Lake, the largest freshwater, man-made lake in the world and supplying all the water needed for the locks.  This transit of the canal is one of wonder and awe.

Jan 27, 2018: COLON-PANAMA CITY   [B/L/D]
At the Port of Colon, Panama, disembark “Wind Star” and transfer to airport for return flight.
Why not add the Costa Rica Land Tour before the Cruise?

Per Person, Double - $2,699.00 USD oCEANVIEW sTATEROOM (Cruise only)
*pORT & gOVERNMENT TAXES ADDITIONAL COST

Initial Deposit - $1,500
Second Deposit - $1,500.00 Per person, due before July 15, 2017
Final Payment per person is due before September 30, 2017

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