Inviting Beaches & Latin Culture in Central America (Northbound)

Price from $5,747

Departure date
13 days

Perfect beaches, vivid cultures and lively cities

  • 13-day expedition cruise up Central America's Pacific coastline, from Puntarenas in Costa Rica to Baja California and San Diego.

  • Visit coastal communities and experience authentic cultures, from the beaches of Puerto Vallarta and Nicaragua to the ancient roots of Acajutla.

  • See incredible wildlife like whales, pelicans, herons, hummingbirds and turtles in tropical habitats, such as magnificent Huatulco National Park.

History and architecture

Your Latin adventure begins in Puntarenas, before sailing to Granada and its Spanish colonial buildings. Learn about the Sandinistas in Nicaragua's former capital Léon and sample Salvadorian food in Acajutla. In Puerto Chiapas, you can visit Mayan ruins at Izapa or explore the mangroves on a boat tour.

Beach life

Relax on the pristine beaches of Nicaragua's San Juan del Sur and Huatulco, and enjoy bustling markets in Puerto Vallarta. We then cruise north to lively Cabo San Lucas in Mexico, before ending our journey soaking up the Californian rays in sunny San Diego.

What's Included

Expedition Cruise

Onboard Activities

Landing Activities

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Palm-lined Puntarenas

Day 1

Relax in San Juan del Sur

Day 2

Revolutionary León

Day 3

Exploring El Salvador

Day 4

Mangroves in Mexico

Day 5

Huatulco National Park

Day 6

Wellness at sea

Day 7–8

Enticing Puerto Vallarta

Day 9

Beautiful Cabo San Lucas

Day 10

Relax onboard

Day 11–12

Arrival in San Diego

Day 13

Enhance your cruise

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Ships on this expedition

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Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages