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Caribbean Explorer January 2019

With Oceania Cruises

  • Estimated budget

    $ 5,349 per person

  • Accommodation

    Balcony Stateroom

  • Dates

    January 12-26, 2019

  • Duration

    14 Days aboard Oceania Riviera

  • Embarkation/Disembarkation

    Miami, Florida

Special Offer

Our exclusive group includes prepaid grautities and $100 onboard credit!

O Life Choice®

Includes Roundtrip Airfare* and your choice of one of the following (per stateroom):

  • Free 8 Shore Excursions
  • Free Beverage Package
  • Free $800 Onboard Credit

Our Route

This voyage will take you to fascinating locations where industries such as sugar and rum production have impacted the history for centuries.

  • Learn about the Caribbean slave trade at Pointe-à-Pitre's Mémorial ACTe, a museum that is part of UNESCO's Slave Route Project
  • Delight in the views of colorful fish and coral during a glass-bottomed boat ride over Buccoo Reef off the beach in Scarborough
  • Learn about the history of the spice trade on an aromatic tour of a spice garden near St. George’s
  • Walk the rustic path up to Middleham Falls near Roseau, where a beautiful view awaits you

January 12, 2019: Board Oceania Riviera

People-watchers will enjoy South Beach's Ocean Drive, while architecture buffs will love the Art Deco District. If you're looking for something a bit different, there are world-class museums and shopping venues too. In Miami, there really is something for everyone. At 1 pm, board Oceania Riviera and get ready to start your journey!

January 13-14: Cruising the Caribbean

Enjoy time aboard the  stunning Riviera which was designed to be distinctive and special in so many ways. Featuring the magnificent Lalique Grand Staircase, stunning Owner’s Suites furnished in Ralph Lauren Home, and designer touches throughout the entire ship, Riviera showcases rich residential design and furnishings. Riviera’s refined ambiance truly embodies the unparalleled Oceania Cruises experience. From reading comfortably in the library to sipping fine vintages at a wine tasting, a wonderful spectrum of enriching activities awaits you on board. Attend an engaging guest lecture in anticipation of your next destination or enjoy the upper deck as you improve your golf game on the putting green. Learn to prepare a variety of exquisite dishes on virtually every voyage at your own fully equipped workstation in the only hands-on cooking school at sea in The Culinary Center. Embrace your inner artist at the Artist Loft, where talented artists-in-residence offer step-by-step instruction. Spend the afternoon with friends at a lively trivia contest or bridge tournament. Or simply lose yourself in deep relaxation with one of Canyon Ranch® spa treatments.

January 15: St. John's, Antigua

Take a scenic drive, enjoy panoramic island views and visit famed Nelson’s Dockyard. Go deep-sea fishing or off road to interesting seaside villages and see the fragile mangrove ecosystem. Play golf, enjoy snorkeling and sea kayaking, or just spend the day relaxing on a fabulous white sand beach.

January 16: Pointe a Pitre, Guadeloupe

Sometimes referred to as “Butterfly Island” because of its shape, Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France. Whether visiting the spectacular waterfalls in the jungle of Basse-Terre, taking a scenic hike to the top of La Grande Soufrière volcano or sampling local rum on a distillery tour, you will find a diverse array of activities to enjoy.

January 17: Castries, St. Lucia

Explore this lush, beautiful island and its bustling capital. Visit the historic La Toc Battery, see banana plantations, and watch silk screening at Bagshaws. Venture south to Soufriere at the base of the Piton peaks and see the unique gingerbread architecture of the marketplace. Take a bike ride through the rain forest to a lovely waterfall, kayak in the deep blue Caribbean, snorkel or dive to spectacular reefs.

January 18: Bridgetown, Barbados

Discover the many beautiful aspects of this island, from its rugged Atlantic coastline to its beautiful Great Houses, cane fields, exquisite gardens and glorious beaches. See the island’s spectacular underwater treasures on your own snorkeling expedition.

January 19: Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago

Explore the wonderful Buccoo Reef by glass-bottom boat and gasp at its colorful fish and coral. Enjoy the thrill of sailing on a catamaran to the sounds of calypso music and then snorkel in a beautiful bay. Discover the island and its Fort King George, famed botanical garden, market and Tobago Museum. Or take a walk through the island’s tropical rainforest and see the breathtaking cascading Gold and Silver Falls.

January 20: St. George's, Grenada

You can smell the cinnamon and nutmeg well before you dock in St. George’s; a tour of the spice estates on Grenada is almost mandatory. You can also take in a visit to a distillery to see how the island’s sugarcane juice is first turned into syrup and then into rum. A ferry trip to sister island Carriacou offers fantastic diving opportunities, and romantics can climb the waterfalls or just relax on the sun-kissed beaches.

January 21: Roseau, Dominica

Experience the natural wonders of this lush, unspoiled island, from the beautiful Emerald Pool and dense rainforest to spectacular vistas and rare plants and birds. Spend some time snorkeling or try ocean kayaking. Take an aerial tram through the tree canopy near Boiling Lake. Or go on a search for whales and dolphins.

January 22: Philipsburg, St. Maarten

Snorkel amidst the exotic fish and majestic coral reefs in the undersea world of Shipwreck Cove. Egrets, plovers, pelicans and herons are among the wildlife found via kayak tours of the beautiful saltwater lagoons. Discover the dazzling colors of hundreds of butterflies on the ever-popular Butterfly Farm. With a little training from local sailing professionals, you can even navigate a race on an America's Cup course onboard the world-renowned sailboat, Stars and Stripes.

January 23: Gustavia, St. Barts

Tour this beautiful island and marvel at the rugged coastline and its unspoiled, upscale atmosphere, unique in the Caribbean for its Swedish and French heritage. Enjoy the spectacular beaches and resorts, snorkel or dive in the crystalline waters, or see underwater wonders from a semi-submersible marine vessel.

January 24-25: Cruising the Caribbean

Enjoy cruising the Caribbean aboard Oceania Riviera and the numerous activities along with the finest cuisine at sea.

January 26: Miami, Florida

Disembark from the ship this morning and prepare for your flight home.  Or ask us about extending your journey!

More Details

Terms

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and based on availability.  Prices are subject to change.

Inclusions

  • All Meals aboard Riviera
  • Airfare from select gateways
  • Port fees and taxes

Exclusions

  • Personal Items
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa/Passport Handling Fees