Rotterdam, Panama Canal ex San Diego to Fort Lauderdale

Panama & Central America

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16 Night Cruise sailing from San Diego to Ft Lauderdale aboard Rotterdam.

16 Night Cruise sailing from San Diego to Ft Lauderdale aboard Rotterdam.

With her multi-million dollar art and antique collection, wide teak decks and classic lines, Rotterdam evokes nautical tradition while delivering state-of-the-art amenities. While on board, enjoy a cooking show or hands-on workshop from America’s Test Kitchen. Work out in our fully equipped Fitness Center. Savor the world’s great cuisines in our specialty restaurants. Explore the world’s wonders with BBC Earth Experiences presentations and activities.

Highlights of this cruise:

San Diego
San Diego is one of California's most important cities and San Diego is known for its fantastic beaches, natural harbor areas and historic buildings. Full of outdoor activities and tourist attractions, including San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld and Balboa Park. San Diego's diverse neighborhoods include plenty of shopping, dining, tourism and entertainment opportunities. The city of San Diego has thrived since the opening of the Santa Fe Railroad in the late 19th century and much of the city is centered around San Diego's compact downtown district, the Gaslamp Quarter and the charming Old Town area.

San Diego features many superb tourist attractions, including Belmont Park - a major amusement park dating back to 1925, Birch Aquarium, San Diego Zoo founded in 1916 and home to more than 4,000 animals, including many endangered species; SeaWorld and Knott's Soak City USA a popular water park.

Huatulco
Isolated and pristine, Huatulco is often touted as "Mexico’s Best Kept Secret". Bordered by a 22-mile collage of glittering bays, inlets and coves, Huatulco remains virtually untouched. Its overwhelming scenery is rich with a brocade of bougainvillea, almond, and laurel trees, and surrounded by the Sierra Madre Mountains.

To stimulate the economy, the Mexican government began to search for an area to establish a "planned community", with strict building codes and close attention to ecological awareness, for which Huatulco was ideal. In the early 1980’s construction was underway. By 1987 Huatulco finally began to accept vacationers into its few hotels. In 1992 it began to flourish as Mexico’s newest vacation and eco-destination.

Rest and relaxation are the key attractions. Discover quiet coves for an afternoon picnic or a relaxing nap. For a snorkelling adventure, Tangolunda Bay is favoured by the locals because of its colourful marine life and picturesque coral reefs. Take a day trip to the ancient ruins of Oaxaca for a taste of history or sightsee in quaint Puerto Escondido.

The luxury resorts provide an abundance of nightlife and restaurants, while a day trip to town is often reserved for shopping excursions. Distinctive handicrafts like leather goods, textiles, and pottery are available at local markets.

Willemstad
Curaçao, the largest island in the Netherlands Antilles, is part of the Dutch Leeward Islands, also known as the Dutch Antilles. Willemstad, the capital, is noted for its brightly colored, Dutch-style houses and Cunucu dwellings (based on African-style mud and wattle huts). It is one of the best shopping destinations in the Caribbean. The harbor has a floating market where colorful barges full of agricultural produce are moored. Nearby is the new market building, the design of which is very unusual.

Popular places to visit in Willemstad include Fort Amsterdam, now the seat of government of the Netherlands Antilles, the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge and the Queen Juliana Bridge. The latter spans the harbor at a height of 490m (1600ft). The architecture of the Scharloo area, reached by crossing the Wilhelmina Drawbridge, is fascinating, dating from as early as 1700. The Mikvé Israel Synagogue is the oldest in the Americas and, like the Jewish Beth Heim Cemetery, is worth a visit. Its courtyard museum has a fine collection of historical artifacts.

Ft Lauderdale
Port Everglades, the port for Fort Lauderdale is the world's premier cruise port with more home-ported ships and cruise lines than any other port in the world. The City of Fort Lauderdale is famous for its boats and more than seven miles of sparkling beaches. The City’s award-winning wavewall and signature beachfront promenade highlight Fort Lauderdale’s world famous coastline. It features array of shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes and entertainment venues.

Pricing (per person)

  • All (29)
Quad Triple Twin Single

MM - Large Interior Stateroom

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N - Standard Interior Stateroom

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M - Large Interior Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 3,889 Request

L - Large Interior Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 3,939 Request

K - Large Interior Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 3,989 Request

J - Large Interior Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 4,039 Request

I - Large Interior Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 4,089 Request

H - Large Oceanview Stateroom (Obstructed)

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HH - Large Oceanview Staterom (Obstructed)

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G - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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FF - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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F - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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EE - Large Oceanview Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 4,399 Request

E - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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DD - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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DA - Large Oceanview Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 4,549 Request

D - Large Oceanview Stateroom

Request Request AU$ 4,599 Request

C - Large Oceanview Stateroom

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CQ - Large Oceanview Spa Stateroom

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CA - Lanai Stateroom

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BB - Vista Suite

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BC - Vista Suite

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B - Vista Suite

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BQ - Vista Spa Suite

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AA - Vista Suite

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A - Vista Suite

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SB - Neptune Suite

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SA - Neptune Suite

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PS - Pinnacle Suite

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Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

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