Panama Canal Encore Collection From Miami

Norwegian Encore all-inclusive Panama Canal 21nt cruise from Miami to Seattle

Premium All-inclusive Drinks, Speciality Dining, Wi-fi And Shore Excursion Credit Included On Board

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30th March 2025
£2799
  • Departure Date: 29th March 2025
  • Total Nights: 23 Nights
  • Cruise: Norwegian Encore
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
From
£2799 *pp
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Norwegian Cruise Line

Founded in 1966, Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line (NCL), part of global cruise company Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (which also owns Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises), is the third-largest cruise line in the world in terms of cruise passengers. NCL has become well-known for its colourful ships featuring a pop-icon style painted hull.

3998
Passengers
1735
Crew
2019
Launched
169116t
Tonnage
333m
Length
41m
Width
22kts
Speed
16
Decks
USD
Currency
Overview
  • Return flights from the UK
  • One night's four-star room-only accommodation in Miami South Beach area
  • 21 nights' full-board cruise accommodation on Norwegian Encore
  • Premium all-inclusive drinks package
  • Specialty dining package
  • 150 minute pp wi-fi package on board
  • $50 per stateroom per port shore excursion credit
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Fly to Miami, USA
Fly to Miami for an overnight hotel stay in Miami South Beach.
Day 2
Miami, USA
Embark ship
Day Days 3 to 4
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 5
Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena is a modern port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. At its core is the walled Old Town, with 16th-century plazas, cobblestone streets and colourful colonial buildings. With a tropical climate, the city is a popular beach destination. Reachable by boat are the nearby shores of Isla de Barú and Islas del Rosario, known for their coral reefs and scuba diving.
Day 6
Panama Canal - Full Transit
One of the seven wonders of the world linking the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean by a series of locks taking huge ships across the Central America via the Gatun Lake. A must do journey on anyone's bucket list the ship squeezes through narrow canals seemingly floating across dry land. A Journey through the Panama Canal is achieved by the ship rising up and down through huge locks between the Caribbean & the Pacific Ocean; and crossing the Gatun Lake in the middle of central America. The locks are split into three sets and incorporate two independent lanes for two way traffic. The set that carries the ship between the Caribbean Sea and the Gatun Lake comprises of three stepped tiers. The journey from the Gatun Lake to the Pacific Ocean is split into two separate sets of locks. The Miraflores locks has two stepped tiers and the final set which reaches the Pacific Ocean is a single stepped tier known as the Pedro Miguel lock. On reaching the Pacific Ocean - the ship will spend overnight in part in Panama City.
Day 7
Panama City, Panama
The capital of Panama is a modern city framed by the Pacific Ocean and man-made Panama Canal. The cobblestoned centre of Casco Viejois is an architectural delight with colonial-era landmarks. Look out for bougainvillea-filled plazas lined with cafes and bars, and the neoclassical Palacio Presidencial.
Day 8
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 9
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Aptly named “sandy point” in Spanish, Puntarenas is a coastal region that features mountains, rainforest, and some of the best beaches in Central America. It sits on a sliver of land and beach that stretches into the Gulf of Nicoya, directly across from the Nicoya Peninsula. It's bordered by Panama to the south and is a gateway to Costa Rica's other regions and destination attractions. Visit Tortuga Island with its’ white-sand beaches or the nearby rainforest with skywalks, zipwires and cruise along the River Eco.
Day 10
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 11
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
Guatemala offers superb jungle encrusted Mayan ruins, breath-taking smoking volcanoes, wildlife crammed rainforests, magnificent colonial towns and colourful ethnic people with curios customs. Antigua is the old capital and is scenically situated between three volcanoes. This world heritage site has cobbled streets, flowers, evocative ruins and fine dining. Lake Atitlan is ringed by 13 varied and colourful towns and is where Mayan traditions are at their best. Don't forget to pay a visit the local wooden god of Maximon!
Day 12
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 13
Manzanillo, Mexico
Manzanillo is a port city with two bays - Bahía de Manzanillo and Bahía de Santiago. Here you will find some great beach which are a haven for water sports. There are numerous coral reefs and shipwrecks which make fabulous dive sites. This area is also great for deep-sea sportfishing with marlin in abundance.
Day 14
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
This wonderful beach destination is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay. Los Muertos beach is located next to the Old Town and is a wonderful place to watch the sun set. Here you will a variety of restaurants, bars, galleries, boutiques and souvenir shops. Las Gemelas are a pair of small beaches distinguished by their fine white sand, clear blue water and gentle onshore waves ideal for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, walking and sunbathing under a cluster of palm trees. Perhaps climb the rocks that divide the beaches and wade through the rock pools to spot crabs and minnows. Conchas Chinas is a pristine white sand beach nestled between the lush green mountains and aquamarine ocean. Here you will be able to peer into the depths and see the wide variety of fish and sea life to be found. Los Arcos National Marine Park is situated next to Las Gemelas where there are further opportunities to boat, snorkel, or scuba dive through the deep tunnels, caves, colorful reefs and arches of these amazing islands.
Day 15
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
One of the premier beach resort destinations in the Western Hemisphere, Cabo San Lucas – or “Cabo” – is known for its pristine white sandy beaches and beautiful transparent waters that offer some of the best snorkelling in the Mexican Riviera.
Day 16
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 17
Los Angeles, USA
In Los Angeles you will be spoilt for choice. Spend some time on Venice Beach made famous by the Baywatch TV series and the setting for many films, featuring roller skaters and lifeguard huts. Visit the boutiques on Rodeo Drive and perhaps take a Movie Star tour in Beverly Hills. Visit the Chinese Mann’s Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard where you will find the Walk of Fame and see how your hands measure up to those of Hollywood stars cast in the concrete sidewalk outside the theatre. Anaheim is the Home of Disneyland and also a western style Rollercoaster park called Knotts Berry Farm. Long Beach is the final resting place of the Original Queen Mary which has been converted into a floating museum/restaurant/hotel.
Day 18
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day Days 19 to 20
San Francisco, USA
The cruise terminal is the next pier along to Pier 39 which is a huge entertainment, dining and shopping complex. This is situated in the heat of the famous Fisherman’s Wharf area where there are lots of bars, fishing boats and restaurants. From here you will see magnificent views of the Golden Gate Bridge and have the opportunity to take a boat trip to visit Alcatraz. Perhaps take the famous cable car over the hill to Union square – the heart of the downtown shopping area of the city.
Day 21
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 22
Victoria, British Columbia
Victoria (British Columbia) was once a British colonial post and is full of historic sites, public parks and groomed gardens. Here, the locals appear more British than the British. The beautiful town centre features the impressive government buildings, the Fairmount Hotel and the harbour area where pleasure boats navigate past seaplanes as they take-off and land.
Day 23
Fly from Seattle, USA to the UK
Disembark the ship after breakfast and transfer to airport for your overnight flight home.
Fly to Miami, USA image
Day 1
Fly to Miami, USA
Fly to Miami for an overnight hotel stay in Miami South Beach.
Miami, USA image
Day 2
Miami, USA
Embark ship
At Sea image
Day Days 3 to 4
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Cartagena, Colombia image
Day 5
Cartagena, Colombia
Cartagena is a modern port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. At its core is the walled Old Town, with 16th-century plazas, cobblestone streets and colourful colonial buildings. With a tropical climate, the city is a popular beach destination. Reachable by boat are the nearby shores of Isla de Barú and Islas del Rosario, known for their coral reefs and scuba diving.
Panama Canal - Full Transit image
Day 6
Panama Canal - Full Transit
One of the seven wonders of the world linking the Caribbean to the Pacific Ocean by a series of locks taking huge ships across the Central America via the Gatun Lake. A must do journey on anyone's bucket list the ship squeezes through narrow canals seemingly floating across dry land. A Journey through the Panama Canal is achieved by the ship rising up and down through huge locks between the Caribbean & the Pacific Ocean; and crossing the Gatun Lake in the middle of central America. The locks are split into three sets and incorporate two independent lanes for two way traffic. The set that carries the ship between the Caribbean Sea and the Gatun Lake comprises of three stepped tiers. The journey from the Gatun Lake to the Pacific Ocean is split into two separate sets of locks. The Miraflores locks has two stepped tiers and the final set which reaches the Pacific Ocean is a single stepped tier known as the Pedro Miguel lock. On reaching the Pacific Ocean - the ship will spend overnight in part in Panama City.
Panama City, Panama image
Day 7
Panama City, Panama
The capital of Panama is a modern city framed by the Pacific Ocean and man-made Panama Canal. The cobblestoned centre of Casco Viejois is an architectural delight with colonial-era landmarks. Look out for bougainvillea-filled plazas lined with cafes and bars, and the neoclassical Palacio Presidencial.
At Sea image
Day 8
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Puntarenas, Costa Rica image
Day 9
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Aptly named “sandy point” in Spanish, Puntarenas is a coastal region that features mountains, rainforest, and some of the best beaches in Central America. It sits on a sliver of land and beach that stretches into the Gulf of Nicoya, directly across from the Nicoya Peninsula. It's bordered by Panama to the south and is a gateway to Costa Rica's other regions and destination attractions. Visit Tortuga Island with its’ white-sand beaches or the nearby rainforest with skywalks, zipwires and cruise along the River Eco.
At Sea image
Day 10
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala image
Day 11
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
Guatemala offers superb jungle encrusted Mayan ruins, breath-taking smoking volcanoes, wildlife crammed rainforests, magnificent colonial towns and colourful ethnic people with curios customs. Antigua is the old capital and is scenically situated between three volcanoes. This world heritage site has cobbled streets, flowers, evocative ruins and fine dining. Lake Atitlan is ringed by 13 varied and colourful towns and is where Mayan traditions are at their best. Don't forget to pay a visit the local wooden god of Maximon!
At Sea image
Day 12
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Manzanillo, Mexico image
Day 13
Manzanillo, Mexico
Manzanillo is a port city with two bays - Bahía de Manzanillo and Bahía de Santiago. Here you will find some great beach which are a haven for water sports. There are numerous coral reefs and shipwrecks which make fabulous dive sites. This area is also great for deep-sea sportfishing with marlin in abundance.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico image
Day 14
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
This wonderful beach destination is surrounded by the impressive mountains of the Sierra Madre and the sparkling waters of Banderas Bay. Los Muertos beach is located next to the Old Town and is a wonderful place to watch the sun set. Here you will a variety of restaurants, bars, galleries, boutiques and souvenir shops. Las Gemelas are a pair of small beaches distinguished by their fine white sand, clear blue water and gentle onshore waves ideal for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, walking and sunbathing under a cluster of palm trees. Perhaps climb the rocks that divide the beaches and wade through the rock pools to spot crabs and minnows. Conchas Chinas is a pristine white sand beach nestled between the lush green mountains and aquamarine ocean. Here you will be able to peer into the depths and see the wide variety of fish and sea life to be found. Los Arcos National Marine Park is situated next to Las Gemelas where there are further opportunities to boat, snorkel, or scuba dive through the deep tunnels, caves, colorful reefs and arches of these amazing islands.
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico image
Day 15
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
One of the premier beach resort destinations in the Western Hemisphere, Cabo San Lucas – or “Cabo” – is known for its pristine white sandy beaches and beautiful transparent waters that offer some of the best snorkelling in the Mexican Riviera.
At Sea image
Day 16
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Los Angeles, USA image
Day 17
Los Angeles, USA
In Los Angeles you will be spoilt for choice. Spend some time on Venice Beach made famous by the Baywatch TV series and the setting for many films, featuring roller skaters and lifeguard huts. Visit the boutiques on Rodeo Drive and perhaps take a Movie Star tour in Beverly Hills. Visit the Chinese Mann’s Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard where you will find the Walk of Fame and see how your hands measure up to those of Hollywood stars cast in the concrete sidewalk outside the theatre. Anaheim is the Home of Disneyland and also a western style Rollercoaster park called Knotts Berry Farm. Long Beach is the final resting place of the Original Queen Mary which has been converted into a floating museum/restaurant/hotel.
At Sea image
Day 18
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
San Francisco, USA image
Day Days 19 to 20
San Francisco, USA
The cruise terminal is the next pier along to Pier 39 which is a huge entertainment, dining and shopping complex. This is situated in the heat of the famous Fisherman’s Wharf area where there are lots of bars, fishing boats and restaurants. From here you will see magnificent views of the Golden Gate Bridge and have the opportunity to take a boat trip to visit Alcatraz. Perhaps take the famous cable car over the hill to Union square – the heart of the downtown shopping area of the city.
At Sea image
Day 21
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Victoria, British Columbia image
Day 22
Victoria, British Columbia
Victoria (British Columbia) was once a British colonial post and is full of historic sites, public parks and groomed gardens. Here, the locals appear more British than the British. The beautiful town centre features the impressive government buildings, the Fairmount Hotel and the harbour area where pleasure boats navigate past seaplanes as they take-off and land.
Fly from Seattle, USA to the UK image
Day 23
Fly from Seattle, USA to the UK
Disembark the ship after breakfast and transfer to airport for your overnight flight home.
Ship Details
Norwegian Cruise Line
Norwegian Encore

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Your Hotel Stay

Dorchester Hotel Miami

4 star hotel
Total Nights: 1 Night Stay
Customer Reviews
4.1
out of 3 customer reviews
Cruise Overall
4.3
Ship
5
Dining
4
Service Onboard
4.3
Accomodation
4
Public Rooms
4.3
Embark & Disembark
4.3
Shore Excursions
2.3
Value For Money
4.7

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