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Central America and the Mardi Gras

Resort:Central America and the Mardi Gras
Operator: Saga
Destination: Antigua, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Honduras, Jamaica, Portugal, St Lucia, Tortola, United States of America
Price From: £4599.00

To desert islands, Mardi Gras and beyond¢¦

This once in a lifetime cruise is all about fulfilling your bucket list! From swimming with dolphins and drinking rum in the Caribbean, to letting your hair down at the New Orleans Mardi Gras Carnival and seeing the Kennedy Space Centre, there really is nothing left wanting on this trip.

Saga price includes…

  • VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required
  • Gratuities to housekeeping and restaurant staff
  • All port taxes, fees and charges 
  • Tourist visas if required

And on your cruise…

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain™s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

Itinerary

04/02/2017
Southampton, England

After taking Saga’s included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

05/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

06/02/2017
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07/02/2017
At Sea

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08/02/2017
Funchal, Madeira

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

There’s no shortage of parks and gardens to be explored in this floral paradise.

09/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

10/02/2017
At Sea

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11/02/2017
At Sea

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12/02/2017
At Sea

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13/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

15/02/2017
Bridgetown, Barbados

Arrive early afternoon. Depart late night. 

Beyond the desert island beaches of Barbados, discover impressive stalactites and stalagmites or go searching for sea turtles.

16/02/2017
Castries, St Lucia

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon. 

This Caribbean paradise is abundant in flora and fauna, sweeping forests and vibrant wildlife. Head to the square in Castries to discover a 400-year-old tree.

17/02/2017
St John’s, Antigua

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

This utopia is home to 365 beaches “ one for each day of the year! Admire the characterful red and yellow colonial buildings, the delightful English Harbour and Nelson’s Dockyard.

18/02/2017
Road Town, Tortola

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon. 

This old-world-Caribbean former pirate haunt is the perfect place to try some authentic rum before relaxing on the sugary sands of Cane Garden Bay.

19/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

20/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

21/02/2017
Falmouth, Jamaica

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

This inviting town is packed with golden beaches and lush forests. Admire the Georgian structures and old colonial buildings of Market Street.

22/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

23/02/2017
Banana Coast (Trujillo), Honduras

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

The colonial port town of Trujillo is brimming with dreamy beaches and stunning national parks. Perhaps take a dip in one of Trujillo’s natural hot springs.

24/02/2017
Belize City, Belize

Land by launch or tender.

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Surrounded by water, this former pirate base was turned into an important timber city by the British “ its maritime history is revealed at the living museum of Old Belize.

25/02/2017
Cozumel, Mexico

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Alongside the Great Maya Barrier Reef, the main attraction on this island is the National Marine Park, boasting gorgeous beaches, botanical gardens and a lagoon full of iguanas.

26/02/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

27/02/2017
New Orleans, USA

Arrive late afternoon on Feb 27. Depart early afternoon on Mar 1. 

From celebrating at the Mardi Gras Carnival, to browsing the French Quarter with its antique shops, you’ll never be short of entertainment in New Orleans.

02/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

03/03/2017
Tampa, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Tampa is a perfect blend of skyscrapers and shops, parks and beaches. Maybe visit the Museum of Art, or the museum on board the SS American Victory.

05/03/2017
Key West, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Key West’s unique attractions include the Ernest Hemingway Museum and the quirky Key West Cemetery, where tombs are stacked on top of one another!

06/03/2017
Miami, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Miami’s tropical climate is perfect for sunbathing on its fabulous beaches. Discover the city’s diversity “ from the Latin Quarter of Little Havana, to the skyscrapers of Downtown, surrounded by shops and theatres.

07/03/2017
Port Canaveral, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Port Canaveral is home to parks, beaches and a fabulous waterfront. You can’t miss the Kennedy Space Centre and the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

08/03/2017
Jacksonville, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Jacksonville is an important seaport and naval base with over 40 miles of beaches. It has a jovial atmosphere and numerous galleries, museums and live music venues amongst its eclectic architecture.

09/03/2017
Charlestown, USA

Arrive early morning. Depart late night.

Charleston has bags of history to explore and is characterised by its cobbled streets and antebellum architecture. The Dock Street Theatre, traditional churches and peaceful gardens add to the romance of the city.

10/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

11/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

12/03/2017
Hamilton, Bermuda

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

This billionaire’s paradise is reflected in the magnificent yachts and the beach-front designer shops and upmarket restaurants. Discover local markets, cathedrals, museums and parks amongst pastel-coloured buildings.

13/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

14/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

15/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

16/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

17/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

18/03/2017
Ponta Delgada, Azores

Arrive early morning. Depart early afternoon. 

From a modern marina to an extinct volcano, this diverse town is the perfect place to end your adventure.

19/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

20/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

21/03/2017
At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

22/03/2017
Southampton, England

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.