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Panama Canal - Miami

Departure: Sunday, April 17, 2022
Nights: 15 nights
Departs: Miami
Returns: Los Angeles
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  • Itinerary

    Panama Canal - Miami

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Sunday, April 17, 2022 Miami, USA Embark 4:00 PM
    View of Miami, USA

    Miami, located on the Atlantic coast at the southern tip of Florida, where outdoor sports are open all seasons and dress is casual, is a melting pot of cultures. Miami and Miami Beach are in effect two distinctly different cities, as Miami Beach is almost exclusively tourist orientated, while Miami is a cosmopolitan city with a distinctly Latin American flavour. Don’t miss the South Beach section where fashion designer Gianni Versace lived and died that is one of the trendiest neighbourhoods in the world. Certainly the beaches have an international flair and attract tourists from around the world. Read more about Miami, USA

    2 Monday, April 18, 2022 At Sea
    3 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 At Sea
    4 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Cartagena, Colombia 6:00 AM 4:00 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. Both have been designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Read more about Cartagena, Colombia

    5 Thursday, April 21, 2022 Cristobal, Panama 8:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Cristobal, Panama

    Cristóbal lies at the northern entrance to the Panama Canal. It is part of the province of Colón, a port city at the entrance to Limon Bay, at the Atlantic (Caribbean) entrance of the canal. (Interestingly, Cristóbal Colón is the Spanish translation for Christopher Columbus.) The port, Old Cristóbal, was first built by the Panama Railroad Company in the 1850s, and dredged material became landfill for the present Cristóbal. From 1904 the town was the port of entry for construction equipment and materials, most canal workers, and supplies and provisions. Read more about Cristobal, Panama

    6 Friday, April 22, 2022 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. Crossing the Canal is something that we would all like to experience, and subsequently many passenger ships provide a narrator giving excellent information during the crossing. Read more about Panama Canal, Panama

    7 Saturday, April 23, 2022 At Sea
    8 Sunday, April 24, 2022 Puntarenas, Costa Rica 8:00 AM 5:00 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. There are also many National Monuments, while the old San Lucas Penitentiary on San Lucas Island is very often visited. Read more about Puntarenas, Costa Rica

    9 Monday, April 25, 2022 San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

    San Juan del Sur is a municipality and coastal town on the Pacific Ocean in SW Nicaragua. San Juan del Sur started off as a fishing village, and its history makes it such an interesting town. It retains its historical and brightly painted original wooden houses, making sure that the place maintains its charm. San Juan del Sur is popular among surfers, and is a vacation spot for tourists with its mix of solitude, culture, activity and fiesta. Read more about San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

    10 Tuesday, April 26, 2022 Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala 10:00 AM 7:00 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. There are also lovely towns south of Antigua to be visited and many coffee plantations. Read more about Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

    11 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 At Sea
    12 Thursday, April 28, 2022 At Sea
    13 Friday, April 29, 2022 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 7:00 AM 3:00 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. The old part of Puerto Vallarta has its own architectural style. Read more about Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

    14 Saturday, April 30, 2022 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. With some of the best all-around sports fishing in the world and every water sport imaginable, Cabo is the ultimate destination for travellers looking for outdoor adventure. Read more about Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

    15 Sunday, May 1, 2022 At Sea
    16 Monday, May 2, 2022 Los Angeles, USA 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Los Angeles, USA

    Los Angeles, also called LA, or the City of Angels, is situated in southern California, and as the home base of Hollywood is the Entertainment Capital of the world. There is so much to do in this famous city, such as visit LA's most popular beach Santa Monica that offers ocean activities, shopping, street performers and more, or simply investigate the fantastic shopping venues. Helicopter tours are now becoming extremely popular, as one gets to see beaches, movie star homes, the Hollywood sign, downtown, and all of the attractions through the eyes of an expert. Read more about Los Angeles, USA

  • Ship

    Norwegian Encore Overview

    Norwegian Encore

    Norwegian Encore is one of the largest German-built passenger cruise ships. The vessel incorporates all the best features of modern family cruise vessels, such as: Family and solo cabins, an exclusive Haven Suite complex, an impressive sports complex, more than fifteen dining venues, and multiple bars, lounges and clubs.

  • Inclusions

    Norwegian Encore Inclusions

    • Aqua Park
    • Thrillplex
  • Cabins

    Norwegian Encore Cabins



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    Cabin Types

    O5, O4, O1, O8, OB, OA, OX, T8, T1, I4, I1, IA, ID, IC, IB, IF, IX

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    Perfect for families, these staterooms include two single beds that convert to a queen, and additional bedding that can accommodate up to three more guests. Sleeps up to five. Accommodates: 4 - 5 Total Approx. Size: 240 - 372 sq. ft.



    Balcony on the Norwegian Encore Balcony on the Norwegian Encore

    Cabin Types

    B9, B8, B6, B4, B1, BA, BB, BC, BD, BF, BX

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    The Spa Balcony staterooms feature tranquil spa décor and include two lower beds that convert to a queen-size bed, a single sofa bed, easy access to the adjacent Mandara Spa and fitness centre, as well as complimentary access to the Thermal Suite during regular Spa hours. Accommodates: 3 Total Approx. Size: 218-234 sq. ft. Balcony Size: 42-58 sq. ft.

    Club Suite

    Club Suite

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    Cabin Types

    M9, M8, M6, M4, MA, MB, MC, MX

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    Spa Mini-Suites feature tranquil spa décor and include a queen-size bed, easy access to the adjacent Mandara Spa and fitness centre, as well as complimentary access to the Thermal Spa Suites during regular Spa hours. Accommodates: 3 Total Approx. Size: 249 sq. ft. Balcony Size: 42 sq. ft.



    Haven on the Norwegian Encore Haven on the Norwegian Encore

    Cabin Types

    H2, H4, H5, H6, H7, H8, H9, HE, HD, HA, HB, HC, HF, HG

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    Located in The Haven, these Suites offer amazing ocean views, a wet bar and spacious balconies. They include a king-size bed, two bathrooms and additional bedding. Accommodates: 6 Total Approx. Size: 1458 sq. ft. Balcony Size: 487 sq. ft.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Norwegian Encore


    • Stateroom with facilities for persons with disabilities
    • Hearing Impaired
    • Connecting Staterooms
    • King Bed
    • Queen Bed
    • Double Bed
    • Holds 3
    • Holds 4
    • Holds 5
    • Holds 6
    • Holds 8
    • Elevator
    • Inside Corridors
    • PrivaSea
    • Two non-combinable beds
    • Restrooms

Cabin Availability

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Balcony at the Norwegian Encore


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Club Suite at the Norwegian Encore

Club Suite

From $6319
Haven at the Norwegian Encore


From $7065

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    Panama Canal - Miami

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