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Panama Canal & Mexican Riviera Solar Eclipse - X420A

Ship: Zaandam  
Departure: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Nights: 28 nights
Returns: San Diego
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
28
Nights
Days at Sea
12
Sea Days
Ports
14
Ports
Countries Visted
6
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Panama Canal & Mexican Riviera Solar Eclipse - X420A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, March 16, 2024 Fort Lauderdale, USA Embark 3:00 PM
    View of Fort Lauderdale, USA

    Fort Lauderdale is a city on the Atlantic coast of the U.S. in the state of Florida. As well as being a major yachting centre, it has a large and intricate canal system that results in its also being known as the ‘Venice of America’. Read more about Fort Lauderdale, USA

    2 Sunday, March 17, 2024 At Sea
    3 Monday, March 18, 2024 At Sea
    4 Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Cartagena, Colombia 7:00 AM 1:00 PM
    View of Cartagena, Colombia

    Cartagena is a large beach resort city on the northern coast of Colombia in the Caribbean Coast Region. While in recent years many new skyscrapers have been constructed, Cartagena's colonial walled city with its amazing architecture, such as The Vaults that were originally built as dungeons and from the top of which the Caribbean Sea is visible. There is also the Castillo de San Felipe, a fortress built in 1657 by the Spanish for protection against pirates. Read more about Cartagena, Colombia

    5 Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama 6:00 AM 6:00 AM
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    5 Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    5 Wednesday, March 20, 2024 Panama Canal, Panama 6:00 PM 6:00 PM
    View of Panama Canal, Panama

    Named one of the seven modern wonders of the world by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Panama Canal is a 77 km ship canal in Panama that joins the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, and is a key conduit for international maritime trade. Built from 1903 to 1914, nearly 850,000 vessels have passed through the canal. Interestingly, the 8-10 hour journey from the Pacific Ocean in the west and the Atlantic Ocean in the east is one from SE to NW. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    6 Thursday, March 21, 2024 At Sea
    7 Friday, March 22, 2024 Puntarenas, Costa Rica 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Puntarenas, Costa Rica

    Puntarenas is the capital and largest city in the province Puntarenas, on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, and is one of the country’s most important tourist regions. Its coasts are decked with plenty of islands, inlets, beaches and beautiful natural treasures, many of which lie within protected zones, and it is also home to some of the country’s highest mountain peaks. Of great interest is a small ‘old town’ where the buildings are of both historical and architectural interest. Read more about Puntarenas, Costa Rica

    8 Saturday, March 23, 2024 At Sea
    9 Sunday, March 24, 2024 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 8:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

    Puerto Quetzal is a city on the Pacific Ocean in the south of Guatemala in Central America. While the city offers family fun, upscale restaurants and markets, it mainly serves as a tourist's gateway to the inland attractions of the unique ecosystems and remains from the Maya civilisation. Many visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Antigua, about two hours away, and on the trip are amazed by the green tropical vegetation of the beautiful tropical lowlands, as well as the views of active volcanoes. Read more about Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

    10 Monday, March 25, 2024 Huatulco, Mexico 12:00 PM 6:00 PM
    View of Huatulco, Mexico

    Huatulco with its nine bays with 36 beaches - many of which are accessible only by boat - is a tourist development centred on the town La Crucecita in Mexico. With the help of local guides and businesses one can explore the beaches and bays in relative privacy, or dive to see tropical fish and coral. The entire area has a ‘small town’ feel about it and is rarely crowded. Read more about Huatulco, Mexico

    11 Tuesday, March 26, 2024 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Puerto Vallarta is located on the Western Pacific coast of Mexico, and renowned for its beaches and its vibrant centre of art. Surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay, it is always waiting to offer visitors the very best choices. Initially made popular by Movie stars such as Liz Taylor and others as a great place to have a holiday home, visitors soon followed. Read more about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    13 Thursday, March 28, 2024 At Sea
    14 Friday, March 29, 2024 At Sea
    15 Saturday, March 30, 2024 San Diego, USA 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of San Diego, USA

    San Diego is a coastal Southern Californian city located in the SW corner of the United States. Founded in 1769, it is the oldest town in California and has an enchanting natural beauty and a pleasant, mild, climate with plenty of sunshine, which defines the city. Though it’s big, and growing fast, San Diego manages to ‘hang on to’ a resort feel, even amid the skyscrapers and brick facades of its revamped downtown. Read more about San Diego, USA

    16 Sunday, March 31, 2024 At Sea
    17 Monday, April 1, 2024 At Sea
    18 Tuesday, April 2, 2024 Santiago (Manzanillo), Mexico 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Santiago (Manzanillo), Mexico

    Mountain vistas just beyond Santiago’s tall buildings are one of the special pleasures of this beautiful, sprawling, Mexican capital. The city of Santiago straddles the Río Tuxla, and offers many 19th century structures such as a museum with artefacts dating to the Olmecs. Centro is the downtown area and the oldest part of Santiago. Read more about Santiago (Manzanillo), Mexico

    19 Wednesday, April 3, 2024 Zihuatanejo, Mexico 7:00 AM 1:00 PM

    Zihuatanejo, the fourth largest city in Mexico, lies on the Pacific Coast about 240km NW of Acapulco. It has developed as a tourist attraction and has kept its traditional town feel. The main attractions are the several famous beaches that surround the bay, well protected from the open ocean. Read more about Zihuatanejo, Mexico

    20 Thursday, April 4, 2024 Huatulco, Mexico 11:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Huatulco, Mexico

    Huatulco with its nine bays with 36 beaches - many of which are accessible only by boat - is a tourist development centred on the town La Crucecita in Mexico. With the help of local guides and businesses one can explore the beaches and bays in relative privacy, or dive to see tropical fish and coral. The entire area has a ‘small town’ feel about it and is rarely crowded. Read more about Huatulco, Mexico

    21 Friday, April 5, 2024 At Sea
    22 Saturday, April 6, 2024 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 12:00 PM
    View of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Puerto Vallarta is located on the Western Pacific coast of Mexico, and renowned for its beaches and its vibrant centre of art. Surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay, it is always waiting to offer visitors the very best choices. Initially made popular by Movie stars such as Liz Taylor and others as a great place to have a holiday home, visitors soon followed. Read more about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    23 Sunday, April 7, 2024 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 5:00 PM
    View of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    Puerto Vallarta is located on the Western Pacific coast of Mexico, and renowned for its beaches and its vibrant centre of art. Surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay, it is always waiting to offer visitors the very best choices. Initially made popular by Movie stars such as Liz Taylor and others as a great place to have a holiday home, visitors soon followed. Read more about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    24 Monday, April 8, 2024 Solar Eclipse Mazatl
    24 Monday, April 8, 2024 Mazatlan, Mexico 2:00 PM 6:00 PM
    View of Mazatlan, Mexico

    Mazatlan in Mexico is situated across from the southernmost tip of the Baja California peninsula. Today’s Mazatlan is one of Mexico’s most alluring and inviting beach destinations. The Plazuela Machado, located in Centro Historico, serves as the cultural hub of the city featuring open air restaurants, pageants, public art exhibits, and a weekly craft fair. Read more about Mazatlan, Mexico

    25 Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Loreto, Mexico 2:00 PM 9:00 PM
    View of Loreto, Mexico

    Loreto, the first Spanish settlement of the Baja California peninsula, is located on the coast of the indigo hued Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez). The attractive malecón is ideal for evening strolls, lined on one side by shops, eateries and hotels. The luxurious Las Flores Spa and Boutique in the historic heart of Loreto is appealing to many, especially as it is the best place in town for shopping. Read more about Loreto, Mexico

    26 Wednesday, April 10, 2024 La Paz, Mexico 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of La Paz, Mexico

    La Paz, ‘peace’ in Spanish, is located on the coast of the Sea of Cortez on the southern end of the long Baja Peninsula in Mexico. The city has one of the highest standards of living in Mexico. It is a centre for commerce and marine biology. Read more about La Paz, Mexico

    27 Thursday, April 11, 2024 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 7:00 AM 2:00 PM
    View of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    Cabo San Lucas, or just Cabo, is an interesting destination that captures the essence of the Baja Peninsula Mexico. Once a base for pirate vessels waiting to pounce on Spanish treasure ships, today with its many resorts, championship golf courses, world-class dining, and amazing outdoor activities, it is a great tourist attraction. Future plans include an artificial island to sit in the bay, complete with restaurants and bars. Read more about Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    28 Friday, April 12, 2024 At Sea
    29 Saturday, April 13, 2024 San Diego, USA 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of San Diego, USA

    San Diego is a coastal Southern Californian city located in the SW corner of the United States. Founded in 1769, it is the oldest town in California and has an enchanting natural beauty and a pleasant, mild, climate with plenty of sunshine, which defines the city. Though it’s big, and growing fast, San Diego manages to ‘hang on to’ a resort feel, even amid the skyscrapers and brick facades of its revamped downtown. Read more about San Diego, USA

  • Ship

    Zaandam Overview

    Zaandam

    4.1
    (from 14 verified customers)

    Taking her maiden voyage in 2000, the Zaandam can carry up to 1440 passengers with a 61,396 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Zaandam Inclusions

    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Zaandam Cabins

    Premium Suite

    Premium Suite

    Premium Suite on the Zaandam Premium Suite on the Zaandam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SB, SA

    Average Cabin Size – 86.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 17.4 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, mini-bar, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. Include all the suite amenities, plus: #8226;Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Zaandam Suite on the Zaandam

    Cabin Types

    A, AA, B, BB, BC

    Average Cabin Size – 21.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.8 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath or shower, sitting area, private verandah, mini-bar, refrigerator, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 297-379 sq. ft. Include all the stateroom amenities, plus: bull;A variety of firm, medium and soft pillows bull;No-host mini-bar for easy entertaining bull;Personalized cruise stationery bull;Oversized bath towels bull;One-touch telephone concierge service bull;Fresh flowers bull;Complimentary DVD library

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Zaandam Oceanview on the Zaandam

    Cabin Types

    C, D, DA, DD, E, EE, F, FF, G, H, HH

    Average Cabin Size – 18.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Approximately 140-319 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: #8226;Luxurious beds featuring Sealy#174; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens. #8226;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage. #8226;100% Egyptian cotton towels. #8226;Premium massage showerheads. #8226;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers. #8226;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure. #8226;Complimentary fresh fruit on request. #8226;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages. #8226;Flat-panel TV and DVD player. #8226;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

    Interior

    Interior

    Interior on the Zaandam Interior on the Zaandam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N

    Average Cabin Size – 16.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed. Bathroom offers a shower. Approximately 182-293 sq. ft Stateroom amenities include: bull;Luxurious beds featuring Sealyreg; Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens. bull;Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage bull;100% Egyptian cotton towels. bull;Premium massage showerheads. bull;5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers. bull;Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure. bull;Complimentary fresh fruit on request. bull;Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages. bull;Flat-panel TV and DVD player. bull;Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Zaandam

    Legend

    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Two lowers beds (convert to queen size bed)
    • Shower only
    • Bathtub and shower
    • Connecting rooms
    • Stateroom with portholes instead of windows
    • Partial sea view
    • Fully obstructed view
    • 2 lower beds do not convert to queen-size
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
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  • Panama Canal & Mexican Riviera Solar Eclipse - X420A

    Cruiseline: Holland America Cruises Ship: Zaandam Departure: Saturday, March 16, 2024 Nights: 28 nights Departs: Fort Lauderdale Returns: San Diego

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